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Food Dudes

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1216 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
(252) 441-7994
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Food Dudes last week based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in a little shopping center on Beach Road and we almost missed it. The interior is very small. We were there early and easily got a table, but I can see that if it filled up, you would have to wait and... More 

Thank ImmaBeGoin
Statesville, North Carolina, United States
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116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let my title fool you. I love small hole in the wall places this was a great place. Lise was a great server. The food was good, hot and fresh. The atmosphere was like a surfing spot. Not an over abundance of seating, but that adds to the charm.

Thank Jim C
New Bern, NC
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121 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch. Interesting and promising menu--also great selection of of beer. Our meals were good--just not great. The description was awesome and presentation great but was lacking seasoning. We did have nachos topped with mahi, which were the highlight of the meal. I would imagine that this place would be better for late night drinks and snacks.... More 

Thank nbchica
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our resort and it did not disappoint. We were told that the cooks were from the high end restaurants and we found that the food was excellent while the facility was unpretentious. Will definitely be eating here the next time we are on the Outer Banks.

Thank ABQ_StevenR
Old Fort, North Carolina
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy to discover this place on our last night in town. Located in a nondescript strip mall near the beach. We were both looking for a good salad and found one here. We both ordered a grilled mahi salad and we were not disappointed- it hit the spot. Not a great deal of seating, but we sat at... More 

Thank Caldrid
Princeton, New Jersey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop by with the family for a quick bite...we lingered. Really cool food. Inventive and tasty daily specials. We had the mahi-mahi wrap...delicious! We are adding it to our list of 'must eats' while on the Outer Banks.

Thank TheCorts
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. We had previously eaten here for Sunday brunch which was also a great eating experience. This time it was a mid afternoon lunch. This place is frequented by lots of locals for a very good reason. The food is excellent!! We chose the Blackened Shrimp Quesadillas with Gouda... More 

Thank PhoodiePhil
Burlington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Ate lunch here with two family members on 9/19 for the second time. My wife had tuna tacos, my daughter a seared tuna wrap, and I had a mahi wrap. They were all nicely prepared and presented with fresh ingredients and very filling. Taste was excellent as was the service. We'll keep coming back!

Thank Paul M
Powhatan, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We ordered two carry out meals for lunch. The first was a grilled chicken sandwich topped with avocado spread, lettuce, tomato and melted Provolone. The sandwich was a filling portion, tasty, but not spicy at all. The second meal was a jerk chicken wrap with mango- pineapple salsa, greens and jerk seasoning. The wrap was spicier than expected, but had... More 

Thank silinva
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I am so thrilled our hotel recommended this little gem! It is a small place that we may have missed otherwise. We went for lunch today and I can not say enough about it. The wait staff was super friendly and the premises was super clean. The decor was perfect for a place on the beach....loved watching the big screen... More 

Thank heyjudeCt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-7994

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