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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

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1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tourist trap or local hangout? I couldn't tell. Have owned a home in Duck for 8 years. Don't often travel all the way down the highway for dinner, especially in season. Passed by this place many times and saw ads but couldn't quite figure it out. In the off season I try to go to new places when I am... More 

Thank mrsd10s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend suggested this place and we went for lunch. My wife and I both got the fish tacos. Yummy! Good service too. I will be back.

Thank hikerbill
Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Casual atmosphere, good, fresh food, friendly service. Try the blackened tuna nachos. The fish tacos are good, too.

Thank Patty S
Madison, WI
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had nice menu with a few gluten free choices. The servings are quite large. The service was attentive. The offer interesting cocktails but we didn't try them at lunch

Thank bus_visitor
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103 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local favorite of our daughters. Though it's a bit small and not set up for larger groups, it worth squeezing in. Food is good, check the specials, service is above average, pricing within normal for a tourist area. Had the tuna wrap and fries which was very filling. Special during our visit was fried chicken, son in law dived... More 

Thank Sam B
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime we visit the Outer Banks the wife insists we stop for the blackened fish tacos. They are amazing as is the rest of the menu. Very friendly and upbeat staff. We always have a good time when we stop in!

Thank Ryan R
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great find for a light yet filling dinner. Friends recommended for lunch and had burgers, yet when I saw the menu, seemed to be much for Hawaiian than American and dinner vs lunch. Glad I did. Just don't go the Friday night of Saturday to Saturday rentals... Packed. Tiny place though with cute Hawaiian decor. And if you aren't heading... More 

Thank Alicia R
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here 3-4 times now and love to come here for lunch. Good food but not so heavy that I can't go out for a big dinner later if I want. First few times I got the fish tacos at my daughter's recommendation...that was a good tip as they were very tasty...love the creamy lime dressing! This last time... More 

Thank Nancy T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the place! The staff was TOP NOTCH! Our waiter Jay took our orders without taking notes, and the rest of the wait staff made sure we were always happy and our glasses filled. We split a "gotta try this" appetizer of queso cheese sticks. Not a lot for the cost, but they were phenomenal and garnished nicely.... More 

Thank Ashley R
Kill Devil Hills NC
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite go to salads! I special order without wontons and switch the Asian dressing out for Honey Mustard- they know me when I call in with this order. Everyone is customer service oriented here! Love the atmosphere, food, owners and the Mama staff. A lot of them have been here for years which tells you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 252-480-0967
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.

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