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JK's Restaurant

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1106 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8707
(252) 441-9555
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 178
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Eat where the locals eat!

First night in town during a hectic summer of traveling and I wanted a good meal. I got a GREAT meal here!! Arrived without reservations and looking road-weary, they still made us feel so welcome. Had a drink at the bar as we waited for a table (brief wait!) And could tell it was all locals from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
wildchild2
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Washington, DC
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Washington, DC
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

First night in town during a hectic summer of traveling and I wanted a good meal. I got a GREAT meal here!! Arrived without reservations and looking road-weary, they still made us feel so welcome. Had a drink at the bar as we waited for a table (brief wait!) And could tell it was all locals from the chit chat... More 

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Lansing, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The Outer Banks is a seafood kind of place, but at JK's, it's the steak you want. It doesn't matter which cut of beef you want, it comes out just right (we order everything medium well) and every ounce has great flavor. The salads and sides were good. The seafood is ok, but not noteworthy. Come for the steak!

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Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We arrived late into OBX and was looking for a place to eat. We happened to find this place. The place does not seem overly big and it has a nice intimate atmosphere. Perfect for a romantic date. The food was very good. My husband had a seafood and pasta dish. He said the shrimp and scallops were slightly overdone.My... More 

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Hewitt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We love this restaurant! Everything about it is 5 stars. The presentation of the food, taste, servers, I could go on and on. We had the pleasure of talking with one of the owners John, he has personality plus! Our server Jana, again the best. They care about their customers. Each year that we are here we make it a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was a return visit , we dined here a couple of years ago , had a good experience so we decided to try it again. We enjoyed our meal very much. They have a great wine list. Steaks were perfectly cooked and delicious. Had the berry cobbler with yummy ice cream . Be prepared to spend some cash, this... More 

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Everything about this place was perfect, from the perfectly timed service to the excellent meal. I had the filet mignon and my husband the cowboy steak. We went for our 24th anniversary and really enjoyed the cozy romantic feel of the restaurant. The onion soup was divine and our waitress perfectly wonderful. Kudos JK

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OBX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As always, excellent! From the rib appetizer to the Rib Eye steak. Green Beans with bacon was great. And the mashed potatoes were some of the best I've had in a long time. Never a disappointing meal at JK's. Manager made sure to come over and make sure everything was excellent and it was. Server (unfortunately I can't remember his... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My husband and I were in Nags Head for a few days and decided to enjoy a nice dinner at JK's. The steaks were wonderful, great flavor. The atmosphere was nice and the wait staff did an excellent job. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a must when we come to the OBX! Yes, it's a bit pricey but so worth it! My husband and son compare to every steak they eat which is unfair! LOL! Seriously we can not vacation here unless we eat here. You won't regret it!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Last night of our vacation - entire family ate here. Food was excellent. Service was excellent as well. Great steaks and seafood! Good wine and beer selections as well. No reservations but that is very common on the OBX.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1106 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8707
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?