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Colington Cafe

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1029 Colington Rd, 1 mile west on Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
+1 252-480-1123
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Washington, North Carolina
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had heard good things about this restaurant and was not disappointed. Was here last week to celebrate a friend's birthday. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Loved that the restaurant is in a Victorian house. Very cozy. I had the filet and it was prepared perfectly. My friend received a delicious slice of pineapple cake for her birthday. Everyone... More 

Thank Shell_Diva55
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just spent our anniversary dinner at the Colington Creek Cafe. WOW! Excellent experience from start to finish. Ambience, food, service is all awesome! THe owners actually work the restaurant and couldn't be friendlier. Holly our waiter was very informative about the menu and her service was superb. It is hard to decide what to order as the menu is diverse... More 

Thank Brenda R
Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to eat. We had reservations and had to wait 30 mins probably for our table but it was worth the wait. Delish! The little gift shop is adorable and we each got a glass of wine (expensive!) but again nice place to enjoy a delicious meal and coziness.

Thank jpannill76
Owings Mills, Maryland
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hidden in the trees just off the main road on the way to colington harbor, this charming restaurant reminds one of the country cottage it once was with romance, comfort and excellent food which is well prepared, tasty and plentiful. Staff is local and happy to accommodate. Worth trying and returning.

Thank daderdoc
Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant off the beaten path. Cozy feeling when you walk in the door to be greeted by Corey and Jodi. Food is delicious. Best she crab soup and the scallops rumaki were perfect. Tender scallops and crispy bacon. Husband had the shrimp and scallops tropical, they were perfectly cooked and seasoned. I had the trio, filet (medium rare), shrimp... More 

Thank Gramby58
olyphant , pa
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is always fabulous! We always make sure we have a dinner here. Our server was Corey. He was most patient and helpful with this lady who had a hard time deciding on the perfect choice! We started with a brie and fruit appetizer. My husband had seafood pasta. I had a perfectly cooked filet and scallops in a... More 

Thank mimikk
Madisonville, Kentucky
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly service. Our meal was exceptional from the crab dip appetizer to the creme' brûlée!

Thank Brenda F
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friend selected this place for his retirement dinner gift from us and we were so happy he did! The atmosphere was cozy, the wait staff friendly, the food was outstanding and we will definitely return the next visit to OBX! I had the Pear & blue cheese salad and the Shrimp & Scallops with the fruit salsa, and my... More 

Thank NanaNancy07
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Colington Cafe to celebrate an anniversary dinner. Note: make reservations! We did and found out one must. The service was great and the food impeccable! I read reviews here on Trip Advisor and this place is a hidden gem! You won't be disappointed!

Thank Courtney S
Hopewell, Virginia
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392 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 7 couples looking for good food. We surely found it here. They seated us upstairs all 14 together. We had a wonderful evening and the service was impeccable. The food at Colington is very tasty, hot and timely. Sometimes with this large a group the food is hit or miss, but not here. It was delivered promptly, hot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Colington Rd, 1 mile west on Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1123
Nestled off the beaten path in a Victorian house surrounded by 400 year-old oak trees, we are a local's favorite. Our seafood is brought in fresh daily, and we use locally grown ingredients.All the locals love our filet dishes as well as our large menu.All desserts are homemade. We are a family run restaurant with most of our staff having been with us for over 15 years.We do everything to make sure all of our customers leave happy.

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