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3712 N. Croatan Higbhway, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
+1 252-480-2855
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Lunch Spot

Sandwiches are excellent. You order at counter and food is brought to you, so if you want a place to have a lunch meeting, this would be it. Once you've seated yourself, you're on your own and there is no waitress interruption while eating. The other nice thing is that if you're watching your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
PatriciaJohn
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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Exeter, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Amazing and salads. Take out or eat in. great menu with rotating specials. Very nice selection of craft beers and wines, specifically local items.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We drive two hours a couple times per year just to eat lunch here! The food is fresh and the staff is very helpful and friendly. We never leave without a pretzel-bottom brownie for the road.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We used a BOGO coupon. The suggestion on it was that there was new management & a new attitude so we thought we would try again for lunch. It's nearby & we were hoping it might be another "go to" place, especially for visiting family & friends. When you first walk in, there's a counter with food and a register...that's... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The place does not live up to its name. The service was slow. They made the menu complicated and for the cup and half they couldn't do an Italian sub, but they could do an Italian panini.

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Wendell, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We went here for a late lunch on a Thursday afternoon. It's off seaon, so we were the only ones in there. The staff was very friendly and helpful. My wife has some pretty strict dietary restrictions and they were very accommodating and patient. I got the Reuben Special and I'm very picky about Reubens beacuse not everyone gets it... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My husband and I were in OBX on vacation and tried this eatery at the urging of our son. When you enter, you will see a beautifully arranged store with a large selection of fresh and prepackaged gourmet food items. You are immediately greeted by the aroma of heavenly baked goods and freshly brewed coffees. You can order from a... More 

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Sandwiches are excellent. You order at counter and food is brought to you, so if you want a place to have a lunch meeting, this would be it. Once you've seated yourself, you're on your own and there is no waitress interruption while eating. The other nice thing is that if you're watching your portions, this is a good place... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very good place for breakfast in the Outer Banks! Very good omlettes, excellent chocolate chip pancakes, fluffy tasty biscuits, and great peasant potatoes. We hunted and hunted for a great breakfast in the Outer Banks - this is it!

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OBX
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

To the owners, your place has so much potential but the staff needs to be trained to smile and to maybe suggest a thing or two?… I ordered the shrimp salad sub and it was the WORST SHRIMP SALAD I have ever eaten in my life. Suggestion….run to Harris Teeter and get some from their deli….you can get great ideas... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I had the hot beef & cheddar sandwich, Chocolate Ecstasy cake, and a cheese bagel to take back for breakfast. So many good choices, had a hard time deciding... sandwiches, salads, bakery, desserts, unusual sodas, and much much more. Everything was SO good! I wish I had found it before our last day there. Order at the counter, then find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3712 N. Croatan Higbhway, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-2855

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?