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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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Avon, Indiana, United States
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The fried calamari is some of the best I've ever had, service has always been good & all around better dining experience than most at the beach.

Thank kousy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The clams and oysters on a half shell were local and fresh. The steak was well seasoned but green beans were boring. The tuna tataki was yummy. Skip the shrimp bisque as it taste like butter soup. Great service and beachy atmosphere.

Thank DaSypress
Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great in all areas! Staff, service and food. Everyone enjoyed their meal and will be coming back next time as well. Oysters appetizers were a hit as were the peach cobbler and key lime pie.

Thank dgil2004
Bel Alton, Maryland
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Avon for a family vacation and wanted a nice dinner out. We walked in, a party of 7, hoping not to wait too long. We were pleasantly surprised to be seated immediately! Bread and dipping oil came out with our drinks --yum! My grapefruit margarita was strong and good. Everyone got something different to eat and everyone... More 

Thank Sheila H
Colliers, WV
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family here for a meal since we have gone here several times in years past. The portions were smaller and food was just okay. We also asked for a takeout meal for someone who could not come with us. This meal was not as ordered and when we brought it back, the hostess was not pleased. Needless to... More 

Thank Bull52
Towson, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In May of 2016, a friend and I had dinner at Ketch 55. After many days of seafood, I decided to go with the baby back ribs offered on the menu that night. What I was brought were huge, tough ribs-sauce was good, true-but the ribs themselves were not. Not good and not baby back, as advertised. The waiter, who... More 

Thank edukatr
Avon, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a relaxing meal that taste good look no more The food is wonderful and the service is great Please check it out

Thank Bonnie G
Naperville, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 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

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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
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?