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Ketch 55 Seafood Grill

40396 Hwy 12, Mp 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-5060
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (40 reviews)
“donuts” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Grill, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40396 Hwy 12, Mp 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Went with another couple while on vacation. Great service, good food, great beer selection. Little improvements to parking scene and table setup could make it a 5. Service, as stated above, was great.

Thank Craig U
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Our first time at Ketch 55. The food was outstanding from appetizer through dessert. Good selection of draft and craft beers. Our server, Gibbs, was wonderful. Looking forward to our next visit when we return to Avon.

Thank NYG13
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We had wonderful steamed shrimp and then as main course done had a wonderful salmon, some a huge and very good NY strip. The price for everything was very good.

Thank Alessandro F
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

I wish there was a separate posting for Stu's Donuts. Though it's the same place as Ketch, it would probably help people understand the difference. We stumbled upon Stu's expecting a Dunkin Donuts type place. The staff had to explain the donut process to us...More

Thank JRBS
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to visit Ketch 55 before the power outage struck Hatteras Island, and our favorite restaurant did not disappoint. While the menu offers lots of temptations, I can rarely resist the daily special, and most of my family followed my lead. The roasted...More

Thank Marcy N
Reviewed July 29, 2017

I ate here with my family last week, and could not have been more impressed! The food is really good and inventive, the drink options wide-ranging and the service was excellent! I didn't have the highest expectations just because it's a beach town place, but...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Talk about Southern Hospitality, this place oozes it. They greet you like a long time friend. Sue and Stu run a great restaurant. They come out and have a conversation with the patrons, locals and vacationers alike. The donuts are delicious. Topping are incredible. You...More

Thank Fourgrands4
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Another great dinner at Ketch 55! Cannot go wrong with the shrimp and grits or the special of the night (tonight was Grouper!) Personable staff!

1  Thank mmkm2004
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Great food! Good bar. Noisy and it's a good thing, great atmosphere, imho. Accommodating to allergies and any restaurant that volunteers to keep us safe(shellfish allergy) is a special place. Desserts-yum! Pork chops, pasta, good wine and beer choices. Not inexpensive but what is on...More

1  Thank mimireinhard
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal for our 1st visit here. Fresh seafood. Great waitstaff. And don't miss out on the fresh made donuts in the morning.

1  Thank OBX_Conquistador
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June 13, 2015|
Response from Jomi P | Property representative |
Sorry to say we are not open during winter months. As a seasonal business we are open from mid March thru the end of October. Thank you for your inquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $30
American, Seafood, Grill, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 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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