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We have been serving the Outer Banks, NC for the past 10 years, with our very own twist on food from around the world – and around the block.Our local seafood menu is designed to cover all types of tastes, so even the pickiest member of your party will find something they enjoy.We’re a laid back, fun and offer a casual dining experience for the entire family. We offer a kids menu, so everyone will find their happy place.We laugh a lot and smile because we enjoy what we do here. We hope you enjoy your time here at our local OBX bar and grill, and on vacation at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing a ton of ads for this place, we gave it a go. Upon arrival, we were told it would be almost an hour wait so we put our name in and went to do so errands. We were good to go 20 minutes later...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chicken tacos, so good with the jamaican rub on them. We shared the plate and some onion rings also!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always LOVED this restaurant. I’ve recommended it to literally every single person I know who comes to the Outer Banks. I haven’t ever really thought the customer service was great but the food was always phenomenal. I will not be back. And I...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our go-to restaurants in the OBX. Everything we've tried is excellent! Favorites include the fish tacos, blackened tuna nachos, and the pork plate. The bartenders are great - friendly and attentive. Try the bushwacker!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another year, another great meal. They are NOT stingy with the alcohol. The Bahamas mama is always a winner. We sat at the bar after a five minute wait. Started with the pork wontons. They are delicious and are served with a cucumber salad. I...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 3, 2020 via mobile

We introduced my daughters and father in law to this place today. The food was excellent and we had great service. I got the Grilled Ahi(blackened) sandwich and it was one of the best sandwiches I have had on the Banks. I would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 25, 2020

The restaurant staff was very nice and the waiter was attentive. We got the fried wonton and they were very good. So was the teriyaki beef wrap. I wish I could say that for the burger. It appeared that it was a pre-made frozen patty...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

We visited Mama's for the first time, having passed by a thousand times. It's quite busy in the summer and we just never bothered. It's a small place, sort of cozy, with s limited menu. I had the Garbage Plate with blackened tuna. Very good....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

This was pretty much the only place open on the island and was very busy in winter so I imagine there is a wait during summer. Very fun place with great kid drinks and meals...the non kid meals were also outstanding! We went 3 times...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

We stopped at Mama Kwan's on a Sunday afternoon and were thrilled with the entire experience. We were seated in a timely manner and served our food quickly. Our food was wonderful, with healthy portions. We will return again soon. Our ONLY complaint was that...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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No, dogs are not allowed in the restaurant.
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