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4626 Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Dining options: Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Forever and forever

When I was a kid in Southern Shores and we visited our beach cottaqe, Winks and Andersons were literally the only places to buy food. Now the Outer Banks has at least one of everything. Patronize your local businesses, folks. This place is a classic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Eklutna
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was a kid in Southern Shores and we visited our beach cottaqe, Winks and Andersons were literally the only places to buy food. Now the Outer Banks has at least one of everything. Patronize your local businesses, folks. This place is a classic.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Always go to Winks to stock up on groceries. Goodies and the paper. Good local place that is comfortable and quick

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Ohio
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Read great reviews here so maybe we wouldn't have been so disappointed if our expectations weren't so high. Food was ok. Steamed shrimp was very good but the rest wasn't very tasty. Even the desserts were not worth it. Employees were not very friendly either. Asked for a bag to carry six containers of stuff we had ordered at deli... More 

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Thank lexi30
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We went in to pick up a few things and decided to grab some breakfast sandwiches while we were there we were given a taste of NC Vinegar Based BBQ which was delicious as were the breakfast sandwiches

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Thank Ed S
Beaufort, South Carolina
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100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Winks was originally a grocery store in Kitty Hawk from "days gone by" (like when it used to be one of the ONLY places to buy groceries and the bypass was a 2-lane road). It still has its old charm but has updated its inventory and features to continue attracting a steady stream of customers. It has what you might... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

need a quick lunch, or dinner while at the beach. Winks has it for you will a nice staff and reasonable prices.

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Thank VAtravelingmom
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We thought it was odd to eat at a grocery, but the deli/restaurant in the back was excellent!! Fish was fresh!! Highly recommended this establishment!

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Thank Lara H
Waubay, South Dakota
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Who would think that the little kitchen/deli at the back of a convenience store would have 5 star food? The steamed shrimp was a favorite. The cook "drops" the shrimp when you order. Never overcooked. No reason to cook at the beach when Winks does such a great job.

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Thank Dunefilly
Seanor, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have been going here for a year or so when we go on vacation! The lunch and dinner specials are so good the prime rib was excellent! We have had sandwiches that you can't eat in one meal and wraps! If you get the chance you have to go try it out!! Love it!

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Thank Sandra F
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Grocery store with a small deli in the back. Ordered crab legs, shrimp and chicken tenders with fries. Pleasantly surprised with quality and quantity of all three. Good takeout food!!!!!

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Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4626 Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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