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Ketch 55 Seafood Grill

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40396 HWY 12, MP 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-5060
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Naperville, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the fourth year we have visited this restaurant during our annual vacation in Rodanthe, and we continue to experience fine dining, exceptional staff and an overall great evening out. Yes, it can be crowded and there may be a wait, but it is the only restaurant along the shoreline with an upscale ambiance and the type of food... More 

Thank Dianne T
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove from Waves to Avon looking for a decent place to eat, as options are limited in the trivillages. Gave this place a try and we were impressed! Food was a little expensive, but well worth it. I am from Maryland and took a chance on the crab cakes, they were amazing!!! My husband ordered the Shrimp and Grits and... More 

Thank Jamie O
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit on the higher priced side for Avon, but worth every penny! I highly recommend sitting at the bar, as the bartenders are very nice. Shrimp and grits are my fave! A definite have-to-try!

Thank imawriter32159
Cartersville, Georgia
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109 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Does it really matter what I ordered:) It was very good :) The service was steady and everyone was very nice:) Loved my shrimp and scallops:) My wife and I ordered two different dinners and then shared:) Loved her Mahi Mahi:) She liked my Flounder:) If nothing else their reviews are consistent overall, that says a lotttttttttttttttttttttt

Thank Jayjay099
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ketch 55 for dinner during our vacation in Avon this month. The food was delicious. We ordered quesadillas to start and the tuna and fish tacos for our entrees. Each arrived in generous portions. For dessert we had the peach cobbler with ice-cream, which was good but came out cold. It would have been better warmed up. Although... More 

Thank Marianne G
Fairmont, West Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were looking forward to going to ketch 55. The menu boasted a pork belly BLT that sounded amazing. When it came out, it was a tiny appetizer that was no more than some pork cut up with toothpicks stuck in it. The service was very very slow. It took us more than an hour to get... More 

Thank Jessi B
Ashland, Virginia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have now been here two years in a row, and enjoyed it both times. One of our favorite parts are the Trivial Pursuit cards on the tables - they help keep us entertained while waiting for our food and are good conversation starters. We started with the calamari and smoked tuna dip appetizers. Both were very good. For our... More 

Thank K1715
Cleveland, Ohio
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a date night out on a Saturday night. We came early before 530 and we were the first table seated. We ordered a bottle of wine from a. Wry respectable wine list and price and quality was in range. For our appetizer we had Conch fritters and the portion a bit disappointing. They were small and... More 

Thank Chris44145
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is consistently great. Caesar salad is excellant, shrimp and grits is always a hit, it's all good but those are my favorites. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank BetsieMo
West Virginia
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six for dinner with drinks, $220. Fully stocked bar. Food was great. Service was great. Easy access. Plenty of parking. We recommend this one.

Thank BigAlWestVirginia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $30
American, Seafood, International, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40396 HWY 12, MP 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5060

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