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Capt'n Franks

3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
(252) 261-9923
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Ranked #23 of 62 Restaurants in Kitty Hawk
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Took my mother there "again" for lunch, while vacationing (she's now 82). it's always been one of her favorite places to go. Been going with her to Capt'n Franks now probably at least 25 years. She loves their food and just makes her day to be taken there! While we were there, place was quite busy with customers, yet we... More

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Gainesville, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I think they have every variation of hot dog toppings imaginable. I had the Carolina hot dog, with beans, coleslaw and bbq sauce, very good! I don't think much thought goes into their fries, seem to be the frozen crinkle cut we can get at the grocery store. If I get a chance to go again, I'd ask for my... More

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West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went here on a rainy day. The place was busy - and the dogs were good (i guess as good as hot dogs can be). We found the staff taking orders (and "helping" people through the line) were a bit offputting. The waitstaff (delivered the food) were very friendly...

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Hoboken, NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Speedy service and tasty hot dogs. It was inexpensive and entertaining for the kids. It was a perfect spot when visiting the first in flight national park.

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Hopewell, Virginia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We always enjoy our visit to Captain Franks. Their food is quick and good. They have food other than dogs, but make sure you try their dogs. This is what they are known for. For our family on the OBX this is just a short walk so we go several times.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you are a hot dog lover this is the place for you. Come in and select your toppings, find a seat at a table or the counter. Once your order is placed the ticket is attached to a line and sent sailing to the cooks. An inexpensive family spot. Only opened until 3:00 PM. Strictly a lunch place. Just... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I went here 8/3/14 with family and friends on our vacation. I ordered my 2 yr old daughter a corn dog with frys. She did not eat the frys and took one bite of corn bread spot it out and only one bite of the actual dog. Not long after we were finished my daughter starting getting hives head to... More

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Prospect Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This restaurant has become a staple for our visit to the outer banks. They use all beef hot dogs and their chili makes the hot dogs. They also have some great steamed shrimp. Great laid back atmosphere and reasonable prices.

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Jacksonville
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

When we went to Capt'n Franks in Kitty Hawk, it was marvelous!! We ate hot dogs and the food came almost right as we sat down! They also had 2 stories so there was tons of extra space... we sat upstairs and it was comfortable and breezy plus they also had really nice beach chairs!!! We actually wanted to buy... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you're looking for a fast food experience while getting a local flair, this is your place. The food is priced better than you can expect from a lot of restaurants in tourist areas. It's basic hot dogs, but it doesn't advertise itself as anything more.

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