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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
+1 252-480-0967
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (261 reviews)
“garbage plate” (47 reviews)
“pork plate” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Read some reviews and decided to give Mama Kwan's a try. Did not realize how small this restaurant is from the photos. Cool polynesian decor. Quoted an hour wait, which for a Sunday when a lot of places are closed didn't seem bad. But only...More

Thank Justine K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birthday Surprise from my Gf and it was amazing! She stated they have been going for years and we had to try it. Definitely go during lunch or an off hour and save the wait. This place is a treat! Try something new and it...More

Thank apa028
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Kill Devil Hills...so good and the atmosphere and service was best yet. Go and enjoy this place!

Thank sbednar4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish tacos in Outer Banks and my hubby and I split fish tacos and crab cakes. Great Crab cakes Lots of crab meat and very big. We always make it here when we come down

Thank jbwolf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mama Kwan's had great drinks and food. I would recommend the Thai money bags as an appetizer. We ordered the jerk chicken tacos and garbage plate for our entrees. Both were delicious!! Our only complaint was the male bartender was not friendly nor attentive.

Thank Regariofamof4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every other review raving about the blackened fish tacos really don’t even do it justice. Well worth the 30 minute wait. We went on a busy Wednesday evening on vacation from Ohio. I had read some reviews about the blackened Mahi Mahi tacos so I...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos are my absolute favorite food ever. I crave them year round, and look forward to going to Mama's every time we are in town. I am sure they have lots of other yummy offerings on the menu but I'll never know! Fun...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been visiting this place for over 15 years. Had a great meal so food and service was fine. We were dining with friends we had not seen in years. After we paid and were sitting there chatting....the manager came over and basically said it's time...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the pork plate, but anything I have had here was very good. Service is always friendly and efficient. The relaxed atmosphere is fun.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish tacos were great and we enjoyed the atmosphere. Convenient location - nice bar with very friendly bartender!

Thank ourroadtrip2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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: +1 252-480-0967
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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