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Capt'n Franks

3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
(252) 261-9923
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Ranked #18 of 59 restaurants in Kitty Hawk
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Stoneville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It is a tourist town and the food cost shows that. The hot dogs were good, but not anything special. There are maybe 10 tables inside and there is a patio with 4-5 tables outside and a deck upstairs with a few tables there. On our visit the tables inside were full and we had to sit outside. The line... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stopped by for a quick lunch with wife and kid. We enjoyed the walk up and order then sit down and they bring the food out to you. Food was great, hot dogs were very good. Selection of food was outstanding! Service was great, no complaints. The dining area is smaller that you would expect, but we were here in... More

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Lutherville, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is an Outer Banks Landmark and a must-go everytime I am in Kitty Hawk. My one regret is that I was there for the weekend, and only got to go to Capt'n Frank's once. Two Chicago dogs and a cold beer is quite the treat for lunch. The upper seating deck is new since I was last there, and... More

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Powell, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My boys LOVE hot dogs and they were in heaven at this place. Good dogs, good services, nice place! Although we visited in the off season so the hours were VERY limited, 10a-3p I believe.

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Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Have been going here for years. Hot dogs are good and steamed shrimp is excellent! (Shrimp only served in Summer) staff is friendly and service is quick!

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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Food was tops! But costly. The staff were all very unpersonable and i immediately got the feeling that they are unhappy working there. All the staff stood around chatting about partying. One of the waitresses seemed to be under the influence of something, her body was covered in huge red gross welts. Staff really ruined this for me.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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235 reviews 235 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

And you've found them here!!! They offer freshly steamed, warm buns. The dogs are also tasty. They have a great selection on the menu and best yet, their prices are VERY low! Definitely worth a try!!

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Culpeper, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Hotdog stand with a few interesting choices, natural meat hot dogs and various toppings. Outdoor/Indoor seating with a playground outside for the kids. Prices are reasonable but at the end of the day it is a hotdog stand with fried hotdogs. Regular hotdogs do not seem to be of high caliber, kind of what I would expect to find at... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Since Franks has added a new deck it is more fun to go there. Though it is a shame it is not on the ocean it is still fun to go up on top and look around. The dogs are good and they have a little playground for young kids while you wait

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We love Capt'n Franks and a trip to the OBX is not complete without having lunch here! It is a bit pricey for hot dogs, but they are delicious and a tradition. They've expanded their outdoor seating this year, which is a good thing because this place is always packed, but don't worry, they move the line quickly and get... More

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