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Dinky's Restaurant

57980 Highway 12, (above Village Marina), Hatteras Island, NC 27943
2529862020
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Dinkey's is a wonderful restaurant in the Hatteras marina. Fresh catch of the day was excellent. Appetizers and starters could make your whole meal. The risotto and Jambaya dishes were excellent.

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Laval, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went there with friends after a kiteboarding session. Amazing food for the price. I would go back anytime. The service was good and really the food was very good! It was a bit noisy.

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Upstate, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place has fantastic food, and a romantic atmosphere. The view of the water wasn't the most spectacular I've ever seen, but it was still lovely. The service was prompt and polite, and the fish specials were fresh and delicious. This was definitively the "classiest" restaurant I visited on Hatteras Island, and yet it was still comfortable.

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Groton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our 2nd year visiting Hatteras and this is the best restaurant for dinner! There is a fresh fish special every night along with others specials. This year there were 6 of dining and we visited Dinky's twice during the week. Friday night they have a Prime Rib special that my wife ordered and it was prepared just the... More

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Did not care for the noise. Couldn't hear my husband and brother in law talking. Food was ok. View of the marina was good. I liked seeing the boats that were docked there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

By far this is the best one! Top quality and different dishes from those offered at other restaurants! Very classy yet yummy cuisine! Risotto, duck, and thai flavored dishes are to die for!!! Apple pie is spectacular!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I have been in Hatteras 10 nights in the past two years and have eaten at Dinky's 3 of those nights and had a different entree each time. The food is AMAZING! I would consider myself a foodie and I love this place. Everything is fresh and well prepare. Service can be a little slow since they are always busy,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Hatteras for the weekend and had dinner here upon recommendations from locals. We were not disappointed. My boyfriend had red snapper served deep fried head and all and I had the New York strip. Everything was fabulous. Thanks

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Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Arrived at Dinky's about 5:30 on Friday night and there was no wait. Service was good and the food was excellent from the prime rib to the Thai shrimp and scallops. Enjoyed a great view of the sound while eating our dinner.

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My friends and I set out on a seafood crawl roaming dinner. Everywhere we went was based upon recommendations we collected at restaurants we visited during the night. This was our last stop for the night and I am happy we did not choose to skip it. We were sent here for tuna poke and blue crab raviolis. Both were... More

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