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Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
252-441-5955
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Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Grill, Oyster Bar
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We were driving under on a rainy day and were looking for a place to have lunch. Friends recommended awful Arthur's as a must place to eat. Staff was very friendly and efficient. We had the spicy crab and shrimp chowder with hush puppies. Both was delicious. We also ordered the fresh caught wahoo and flounder sandwiches. All were fantastic.... More

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Severna Park, MD
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Since we did not have any oysters I don't want to take away with my review. I did think the restaurant would be a little nicer. Not very big and not real clean looking. It was very crowded so it is a favorite place with lots of locals. The hush puppies were excellent as our appetizer . I had the... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Good Crab Soup! Great Crab Cakes!!! overall 5 out of 5 on food! Nice location across st for Pier! Nice history about place also!

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

It is a tradition now to start our OBX visits with a trip to awful Arthur's and a kill devil cocktail. This is a great spot, we love the clam chowder and lobster bisque. Had to wait before we were seated so we sat upstairs and had drinks and chowder and because it was so busy we sat at the... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We got the Tuesday lunch special which was a fish taco. It was the biggest fish taco I've gotten anywhere. Stuffed full of deliciousness. I don't think they have this on the menu every day though.

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East Stroudsburg, Pa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I read a lot of reviews about Awful Arthur's before going. I was waiting for a long wait, bad service and "awful" food. What a pleasantly great surprise the evening turned out to be. After arriving we were told there was a 35 minute wait but we could check the bar to see if there were seats and eat there.... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went on a Friday night and it was suppose to be Prime Rib. We had to wait an hour to be seated and was disappointed that the Prime Rib was sold out by that time. I think they should ask if there is anyone in the party would like it when they took our name and number. We almost... More

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Culpeper, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Once again we had our annual family diner out here. Once again the food was great. They never fail to disappoint. We arrived at 5pm with a large party of 8 in mid September and were able to snag a table right away. Great prices on seafood that comes out cooked just right. Had my fill of crab legs, brother... More

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La Plata, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I went with a group of friends who wanted raw oysters. The service was great and the upstairs bar made a great place to wait for our table. I got a burger that was ok and shrimp that was cooked perfectly. My wife got oysters and said they were really good. Bottom line if you are going for oysters this... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ever had a scallop sandwich? Awful Arthur's has one. Great service, and a unique atmosphere. Across the street from the beach with unusual parking, entrance, and exit.

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Additional Information about Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

Address: 2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
Phone Number: 252-441-5955
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Seafood, Grill, Oyster Bar

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