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Black Pelican Seafood Co.

3848 Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-4278
877-890-6049
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Ranked #13 of 65 Restaurants in Kitty Hawk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Zelienople, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Loved this restaurant. Really had the ambiance of the outer banks down to a "T". Food was great - especially their oysters! Staff were friendly and very accommodating. A must try is the smoked gouda mashed potatoes - they were delicious!!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

After reading some of the bad reviews, I must admit to being somewhat surprised. We have been going to the outer banks for almost 20 years and frequent the Black Pelican at least twice each visit. Never could I have rated this Below average. Even on their busiest nights I found the wait staff to be good the food better... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My family comes here occasionally, and the food is usually very good. Our last visit wasn't so great, as we tried a new pizza and found it to be misrepresented on the menu. Our waitress wouldn't do anything about it and was very rude when we commented on this issue. I realize it was busy, but there was no need... More 

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High Point, NC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent food and service. For history bluff, the Black Pelican is located in a historic building. What more could you ask for?

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New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We decided to go to this restaurant because we love the show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. We have been to a few other DDD establishments and have not been disappointed. The Black Pelican is a great place, our waitress was speedy, attentive, and very friendly. We had the bangkok shrimp (very, very good), clam chowder (nice clear broth and tasty),... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We just had the best meal ever at the Black Pelican. My husband loves the pizza and I love the baked crab and shrimp. The steamed oysters are the best by far. We come here every Thanksgiving but this year the food was better than all our other visits! One of our favorite stops while in the Outer Banks. Oh... More 

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Frederick
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515 reviews 515 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We dined here during our Kitty Hawk adventure, long Thanksgiving weekend/hubby's birthday. His best friend had been here and liked it so we went for lunch. It was warm this day but we ate inside next to a window that overlooks the dunes. My dish was loaded with shrimp, cream, and penne pasta. It really was too much for one... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very close to our hotel (HI Express) - although busy on a Friday night, the wait was not too long and once seated the service and food were excellent. Very recommended

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Black Pelican restaurant has excellent food and service. The prices for a complete lunch or dinner are very reasonable and the food is always great. It is one of our favorite places in OBX.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This building is spot from which the Wright Brothers telegraphed the news of their first flight (take that, Ohio)! The food is great. My wife had the prime rib and it was huge even though she ordered the small one. I had the steam pot loaded with good stuff. We really liked this place.

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Additional Information about Black Pelican Seafood Co.

Address: 3848 Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-4278
Phone Number: 877-890-6049
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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