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4626 Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Best steamed shrimp and prime rib!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Waubay, South Dakota
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Waubay, South Dakota
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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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Seanor, Pennsylvania
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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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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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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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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We purchases the prime rib dinner and freshly caught steamed shrimp. Delicious! This food is available for takeout only- they don't have much room to sit down- several tables outside. Owners friendly and personable! We stayed down the street, in walking distance. This is a hidden gem for steamed shrimp. The prime rib dinner is only on Fridays. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Excellent food and service. Always thought this was just a little grocery/shop. Wrong!!! They have the best streamed shrimp on the OBX!!

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Greencastle, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This place is a gem. Small grocery and restaurant, along with essentials for the beach. The owner is very nice and was great to talk with. They have daily lunch and dinner specials with good home cooking. They have a deli for sliced meats and cheeses. But the best thing off all, was they have the best priced and best... More 

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Murray, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had a cabin next door to this wonderful place. It is a locally owned small grocery/ deli/ restaurant. In the week we were there this is where we found the best and least expensive steamed shrimp. We were just as happy to go get a plate full of shrimp and take it back to our cabin than to go... More 

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Nicholasville KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed at the terra mar for the second time, and I have to say that Winks saves us a lot of vacation time. We get to Food Lion for the first night, then if we need anything, we go to Winks. Beer, wine, whatever. Eggs were overpriced, but hell, it saved us a lot of beach time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Can get just about anything you need in this little store. :) Great lunch specials too!! Kids and I played air hockey while we waited for our lunch. Even picked a bottle of wine for later in the evening. Don't miss this cute little family owned store!

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Brick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

they have everything! bait, beer, wine, food, souvenirs, produce, and on and on and on! we were on the beach for a bday celebration and were able to buy champaign when we ran out. that's convenience!

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

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

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  • Cuisine: American

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