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Capt'n Franks

American, Hot Dogs
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3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
(252) 261-9923
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10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great variety of dogs for good prices!

great casual atmosphere with so many different topping combos! my partner and I came here after a long drive to OBX and enjoyed a well-deserved lunch on our first day of vacation. service was swift at the counter and all the employees are friendly. the set-up of the restaurant was a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

great casual atmosphere with so many different topping combos! my partner and I came here after a long drive to OBX and enjoyed a well-deserved lunch on our first day of vacation. service was swift at the counter and all the employees are friendly. the set-up of the restaurant was a little confusing, because as you walk in, the first... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Picked up a hot dog, ny sausage, 2 fries and a side of cheese. The fries were big - we could have shared and they needed a bit of salt. Everything was hot and good so it made for a good lunch.

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Hopewell, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were running errands and got hungry. We stopped for a dog and ate upstairs in their outdoor deck. The people are so friendly and their dogs are the best around. Be sure to look at the aerial view of Captain Franks from 1981. You won't believe it

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Trenton, NJ
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Had dinner here with my son while on vacation with the family (the girls don't eat hotdogs). I had the half pounder Chicago style. Can't say that I ever needed a knife and fork to eat a hotdog until now. It was awesome. The only reason I didn't rate it as excellent was the chili didn't have much flavor. My... More 

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Midlothian, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great hot dogs and atmosphere! Like to eat where locals eat and this is a really neat place for lunch!

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Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great tasting chili hot dogs but 4 something for a regular size hot dog is pretty pricey. Parking is tough the grill workers seemed to feel over rushed .

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Arrived at lunch time, this place is super popular so expect a wait most of the prime season. Even so, they run their operation very efficiently and work well under pressure. Many great items to choose from so be prepared for analysis paralysis.

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Stuarts Draft, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was our first visit and we enjoyed the Footlongs and my daughter loved the idea of getting a fresbee with her meal.She even ate a regular hot dog with just cheese cause we just love hot dogs.We waited very little for our food and the wait staff was very polite and full of energy for it to be so... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia, United States
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were hungry for a good hot dog. We left full, but somewhat disappointed. Guess maybe we should have ordered the bigger dogs -- these puppies seemed awfully skinny!!! Not much flavor to the chili & cheese on the dogs either. French fries were the standard frozen limp kind. Expensive meal for hot dogs. BUT excellent service from a young,... More 

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Dellroy, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great hot dogs, great prices. Actually, the cheesy fries are my favorite... this is a must stop for us year after year!

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Additional Information about Capt'n Franks

Address: 3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
Phone Number: (252) 261-9923
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: (252) 261-9923

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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