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Kimball's Kitchen

1461 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4635
252-261-8419
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Ranked #5 of 30 Restaurants in Duck
Price range: $48 - $90
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: If a special evening of dining is in your plans, look no further than Kimball’s Kitchen, formerly the Left Bank. Located on the Soundside of the Sanderling Resort, Kimball’s offers glorious view of the Currituck Sound and its inspiring sunsets, outstanding service and a world class menu. Kimball’s Kitchen offers everything that is special about both the Sanderling and the Outer Banks. Spotlighting local, grass-fed prime steaks, freshly caught local seafood, and an extensive raw bar selection, the restaurant creates a great dining experience with an upscale coastally casual environment. Of particular note are the numerous varieties of local oysters and the classic seafood tower, with a daily changing list of locally caught fish and seafood. Daily pasta and risotto specials are accompanied by an extensive Wine Spectator wine and champagne list. Children are welcome and are served smaller portions of the standard menu with a 50% price break.
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English first
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

As mentioned the oysters were wonderful. Six and all different!! Lobster ravioli was excellent as were the salads and flounder. Pricy but worth the splurge. Would go again but understand they close in October and reopen in the Spring.

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Melbourne, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We always go to Kimball's Kitchen since we can walk their from our vacation rental, but even if we had to drive half an hour it would be worth it. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very elegant. It's tastefully decorated and the huge windows overlooking the sound afford some spectacular sunset views. The drink menu has many interesting cocktail... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I am a serious foodie, and had great expectations for the resto. The wine list was impressive, the resto and atmosphere are great, and the service was quite good. But the food was really off. The fritters, and side dishes for the most part did not have sufficient salt and were bland. The scallops were not great. The sushi roll... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were looking for a lighter meal and REALLY enjoyed the oysters, but the highlight of our meal was the Kistler Chardonnay - in other words, they have a very good wine list as we often find it difficult to find our favorite Chardonnay on the East Coast. The salads were just ok - I found the grilled romaine salad... More

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Bryn Mawr
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Avoid this restaurant during school vacations - it's like one big, very expensive happy meal. And stick to the simple items on the menu. This is not the "Left Bank" of old but rather a disappointing re-positioning as yet another "family restaurant". Pity

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Dyke, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a very nice anniversary celebration at Kimball's Kitchen. The view over the sound at sunset was fabulous. The meal was tasty and the presentation was great. I had a petit fillet and crab cake on a bed of baby lettuces. Very nice. For dessert a selection of sorbets. Presented well. Great taste. Our server was attentive. I liked... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Loved our special dinner here. We had the best seat in the house for the sunset. Food was outstanding -- oysters, grilled romaine salad, scallops, veal chop, . And the server was really nice and laid-back (in a nice way) and helpful. We'll be back!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was pretty good but I was really looking for fabulous seafood. The chocolate creme brûlée is a nice finish as well as the port.

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binghamton,ny
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a wonderful meal- the only thing sub par was the wedge salad(didnt compare to Paper Canoe) grouper with Ponzu sauce was excellent as were the sides- mashed potatoes,vegetables. Server very knowledgeable and attentive. Need reservation- ask for a window table. Lovely setting. Pricey but worth the splurge.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

While on vacation we ate at Kimball's Kitchen and had a wonderful meal! I highly recommend the lobster ravioli! Our waitress gave us perfect service! The atmosphere was beautiful and romantic.

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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this review

We are glad you found us while on vacation in the Outer Banks. We hope you will join us on your return. We will pass along your nice compliments to the staff. More

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Additional Information about Kimball's Kitchen

Address: 1461 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4635
Phone Number: 252-261-8419
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 48 - 90
Cuisine: American

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