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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
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Watching the sunset over the docks was simply amazing. Food decent, nice variety. Waiter was good. Would definitely go back.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Dinky’s was a terrific find on this trip to the OBX. In general, many OBX restaurants have burgers, sandwiches, lots of fried seafood and inexpensive pricing. Dinky’s has great menu items and an inviting, more adult atmosphere. We started with the clam strips which were fresh and tender. We ordered the Thai shrimp and scallops and the Crab Stack. Both... More

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Afton, TN
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Too expensive for me, food was o.k. not excellent, won't go back My husband had a shrimp dish and liked it, my daughter had a salad and was not impressed, I had chicken parm. dish it was o.k. but too cheesy for me.

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FromBuffalo
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stayed just next door so walking over was easy. Most places were closed in the area due it being the off season. That was fortunate. The place is flat out excellent. Solid food and plenty of it. Great service even on a busy night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stopped at Dinkys after reading how great the tuna tartare was (is was very good). But my husband got the seafood trio which was superb. We eat a lot of seafood being from a fishing area in NJ. This was hands down one of the best seafood/pasta meals we have had in years. I got the shrimp and crab... More

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Berlin, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Friday night is prime rib night. It was the best I have ever eaten. We always have a good experience at Dinky's. Casual atmosphere. Great food.

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St. Leonard, MD
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Dinky's has the best blue crab ravioli I've ever eaten and that's saying a lot being a native Marylander. My other favorites here are the oysters rockefeller and the bloody mary's - they are the best. After eating a dinner of assorted appetizers and some cocktails we stepped outside to watch a beautiful sunset over the sound. This is one... More

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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
20 helpful votes 20 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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Additional Information about Dinky's Restaurant

Address: 57980 Highway 12, (above Village Marina), Hatteras Island, NC 27943
Phone Number: 2529862020
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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