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JK's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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1/2 pint $5.00
Pint $10.00
Quart $15.00
Seafood Bisque
1/2 pint $5.00
Pint $10.00
Quart $15.00
Clam Chowder
1/2 pint $5.00
Pint $10.00
Quart $15.00
Soup of the Day
Mixed Baby Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, & Julienne Carrots w/ Champagne Vinaigrette
Caesar w/ Croutons
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Full Rack Baby Back Ribs (One & One Half Pound)
Half Rack Baby Back Ribs (3/4 Pound)
JK's Roasted & Grilled Whole Chicken
JK's Roasted & Grilled Half Chicken
Kids Meal
1/4 chicken w/ potato
Served w/ mashed potato & vegetable of the day
Grilled Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Butter
Fresh Catch Market Specials
Full Rack (11⁄2 Lb.) Baby Back Ribs
Half Rack (3⁄4 Lb.) Baby Back Ribs
Mesquite Grilled 10 Oz. Filet Mignon
Half Chicken
Seafood Pasta of the Day
Fresh Baked French Bread
Mashed Potato
Vegetable of the Day
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
American, Steakhouse
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a good quality steak this is your spot. Always consistent and well done, you won't get any surprises here. They also have a great appetizer list, usually some seafood specials (especially in season), and great liquor/wine selection. A fantastic spot...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OBXFish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best dinner ever since moving to obx. The steak was incredible, sea bass remarkable and the shrimp incredible. Spoke with John, the owner to express our love for the food. Shana was our server and she was exceptional! Absolutely the best meal since...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank corolla101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live locally and have enjoyed JKs on numerous occasions. However, after chosing JKs for dinner last night (after my son's first choice of restaurant was closed for the evening), it was one of our best experiences there, hands down. The owner welcomed us at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered petite filets. The flavor of the meat was excellent. We borh had stuffed potatoes that were ok but also had the creamed spinach that was fantastic and my companion had collards and although he did not rave about them he had no complaints. Overall...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank toniab98
Reviewed January 11, 2019

My husband and I visited J K's as it was right across the highway from our resort (The Outer Banks beach club). It was a real surprise, since, from the outside, it didn't do much for me. However, the menu was great and our meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joedog101
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Amazing steak averages around $35, we ordered filets, ribeyes, JK Specials, quail was less expensive ($14). The aged - marbled steak, well, you're just not getting a better steak anywhere in the world. There is a place in Viterbo, Italy that has steak as good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Steveage
Reviewed December 11, 2018

They have awesome fresh made burgers on their burger nights. The make a limited number so get there early or call ahead. :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Have had dinner here numerous times over the years. Never been to burger night. Kept hearing how amazing it is. DID NOT DISAPPOINT! So good, burgers are tender and juicy and cooked to perfection. Only complaint that the fries came out cold. Other than that,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chupakilldevilhills
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific place. Great ambience, great service (Shana) and great food. Had one of the best burgers I have ever had in my life! Known for their steaks, I will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susansE2626OF
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Absolutely delightful dinner, followed the server's recommendation for the Sheephead with collard greens!! I was skeptical at first since I have caught sheephead and know they are great fighters but difficult to cook. Very, very good!

Date of visit: November 2018
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January 17, 2017|
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Response from Hpseaton68 | Reviewed this property |
Although I have only been a customer the prime rib was on the menu. We went on a weekend and through the week. They are a it pricey but good is excellent. The menu with prices should be able to be viewed through a... More
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July 21, 2016|
Response from BobC20 | Reviewed this property |
They did for us, but it would be best if you call them to confirm
September 14, 2015|
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Response from leftypicker | Reviewed this property |
Only time we found it closed was the week after Christmas.
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