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Spanky's Grille

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American, Hot Dogs, Seafood, Hamburgers
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4105 N Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
252-261-1917
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 124
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
GREAT FIND

We visit the Outerbanks twice a year May and September. We have tried to dine at Spankys in the past but have always missed the operating hours by a hair. Off season they close at 4:00. We finely lucked out and stopped in after a ride to Hatteras May 20th about 2:30 PM. OMG we both had burgers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
dlt196
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PA
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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PA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We visit the Outerbanks twice a year May and September. We have tried to dine at Spankys in the past but have always missed the operating hours by a hair. Off season they close at 4:00. We finely lucked out and stopped in after a ride to Hatteras May 20th about 2:30 PM. OMG we both had burgers that were... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stopped in on a whim to Spanky's and we're delightfully surprised. We enjoyed crabcakes,grilled cheese,shrimp, etc. wonderful service great attitude of the staff and eclectic Decor, just a fun place to go. Good value for the generous portions of food. Can't go wrong.

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Denver, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Came down to the beach for a day and this place was AWESOME for lunch! The prices were really good (fed 3 adults and 1 kid with drinks for 30 bucks), the food was GREAT, staff was super friendly. Definitely a place we'll be going again!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you're looking for a delicious lunch and don't want to break the bank this is the place. 79 cent hotdogs and curly fries hit the spot. They have a variety of food from burgers to seafood. Wish I would have found this place before heading south. Highly recommend stopping here. Also very clean!!!

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Statesville, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great food, great prices, great hospitality, and great variety. You can't go wrong here! The catfish sandwich was huge. Everything was served hot off the grill. Love the ability to get a great meal without having to pay tourist trap prices.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Excellent food, great prices & friendly owner!! My hubby & I stopped in for lunch on our way back home. I wish we would've went there every day for lunch on our vacation, and dinner too but unfortunately they close at 4pm. It was the best restaurant that we visited while we were in OBX. I got chopped steak &... More 

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kill devil hills
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60 reviews 60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I drive by this place all the time and it's always busy. My husband had said a lot of locals eat here. Why haven't we? So, to make a long story short, had lunch here today. Got the Pastrami Reuben with French fries for $6.99. That is unheard of. Very fast service. French fries were screaming hot and sandwich was... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped here for lunch and got good fun at a good price. Service was good and the atmosphere had a local feel to it. Got a hamburger and fries, my wife got an open faced turkey platter and we split a hotdog. Would recommend to anyone, it was a nice surprise.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We drove to the OBX on a chilly but sunny Monday holiday. Since it was a holiday in the off season, there weren’t a lot of places open for lunch. We saw the sign for Spanky’s hot dogs and stopped in there. They had a pretty extensive sandwich and salad menu. I took the hot dog and fries, my wife... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Very rustic place inside, very friendly service and good food too. Had a hot dog, fries and hush-puppies, all good and hot.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4105 N Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: 252-261-1917

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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