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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent seafood! While a bit pricey, it's not pretentious. Waitstaff is pleasant, knowledgable (!) and fast. We really enjoyed our meal. I had the tuna recommendation and SWMBO had the crab cakes. Both were delish and just superb all around.

Thank prezbuba
Ripley, West Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic stop for a truly culinary experience. Ahi tuna never tasted so good. Just the perfect ending to a perfect day. The only negative was a little boy who did not want to be there. Service was excellent and we will return.

Thank 276selmah
Streetsboro, Ohio
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant provides a true, gourmet, finely prepared meal. My wife had the filet mignon with mashed potatoes and vegetables. I tried both her steak and potatoes, at her insistence. Medium rare steak honestly melted in my mouth, so very tender! Her spuds were flavorful, but not as tasty as mine. I had the special, a nice piece of grilled... More 

Thank Mark Y
Linden, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each year we eat here for my Birthday! Wonderful setting and the menu offers something for everyone. My favorite is the Filet. We save room for dessert too! We also have a fish meal and a seafood meal. Quaint looking on the exterior and def a restaurant not to miss out on.

Thank slynndaniels
Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a crab cake afficianado and i have had delicious crab cakes twice this week. Ketchs shrimp and grits is also a favourite. The smoked tuna dip is awesome-ask for extra toasted bread :-). Been come in to Avon for many many years this is one of the best.

Thank LDtravelalot
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received excellent casual service for an early dinner on Sunday which was given to us by the bartender. He was very friendly and gave great suggestions. The Ocracoke oysters where delicious as where the steamed clams. For entrees we had the Asian Tuna with wasabi mashed potatoes, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, and the catch of the day which... More 

Thank crystall c
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in Hatteras keeps getting better. Ketch, at mile marker 55, has terrific meals. The entrees are generous enough to feed two people. We had fresh tuna and local shrimp with grits. Very well done. The restaurant is family friendly but there's also a big comfortable and friendly bar.

Thank Lorraine W
Huntsville, Alabama
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful seafood flavor and fresh. Friendly staff and atmosphere. Food was not greasy at all and the price is right

Thank twilson29
York, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in Avon for vacation and was told to make sure we go to Ketch 55. A buddy and I walked from our house for some oysters and beer. The staff was really friendly with a nice selection of craft beers. The oysters come from Ocracoke and were quite delicious. We will definitely go back before we leave.

Thank Brent M
Avon, Indiana, United States
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here for dinner this past week while vacationing on the Outer Banks with family. There were 5 adults and 2 kids in our party, and every single one of us left satisfied! There is an interesting list of designer drinks and a great wine and beer selection. We didn't try any appetizers-- though they looks very good. We... More 

Thank Barb B

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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, Gluten Free Options, International
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, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?