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The Colington Cafe

1029 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
+1 252-480-1123
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“filet” (139 reviews)
“she crab bisque” (61 reviews)
“coconut pie” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1029 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quite hidden in KDH, this beautiful House offers great food. All fresh made, the house doesn’t give you the feeling being in a restaurant. The staff was very kind and we felt welcome. It’s a “must visit” in KDH, although you won’t find lots of...More

Thank mamgoz69
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived without a reservation, and were seated upstairs in a small room. This was fine for us as we just wanted to enjoy a good dinner. The service was great with two servers checking in on us and either able to help us. All...More

Thank Beach Bum Woman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried something new for our 6th anniversary and we were not disappointed. Friendly staff, superb service, and delicious food. I had the Grand Trio and it was a victory plate. We will be coming back again for sure!

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Need to call to reserve a table! The restaurant is very cute and quaint. The food was fabulous and not overly priced. I had crab cakes which were excellent very little filler. My friends had the Tuna special, they said it was amazing. Would go...More

Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Believe it! It’s a hidden gem just a mile off the main drag, behind the Wright Brothers monument and it is first class all the way. Although the food is first class, the dress code is casual (but not swimsuits!) and they have wine pairings...More

Thank ltw52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from Miami and went for dinner at Colington Cafe. You feel very welcome from the moment you walk in. The staff is very attentive, courteous and the service is just extraordinary! The quality of the food is amazing and the presentation is...More

1  Thank Raul y Alina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

comfortable, homey but romantic french country ambience in a secluded area off the main road. food is consistently good, nothing Iron Chef level but comforting. staff attentive and friendly, can be family friendly but also romantic with the proper person favorite of locals and repeat...More

1  Thank daderdoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been badly disappointed the night before, we went searching and stumbled across this fine establishment. It was so good, as we left we made reservations for the next evening as well. Everything is cooked to order and everything we tried was outstanding. My only...More

2  Thank jp250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in for dinner on Monday, May 28, 2018 (7pm reservation). It was raining and my husband dropped me off at the front door and went to park the car. I entered the restaurant and indicated that we had a 7...More

5  Thank Helen D
Carlen P, Owner at The Colington Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Helen, as the owner of The Colington cafe I cannot apologize enough for this. We are truly sorry from the bottom of our hearts and I just went to talk to our host and he feels terrible. At first he didn't know what I was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful menu choices at reasonable prices. It was a most enjoyable evening. Our first visit here and planning to return on next trip.

Thank bntotten
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tlc02
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Melodie T | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't wear denim to Colington Cafe, but smart-casual works. My husband wears a button-down cotton shirt or polo with his khaki 'dress' shorts. It's not overly stuffy, but there is a formality to the place. Victorian... More
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from Melodie T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it depends upon the kid. Ours was always well-behaved with a refined palette and a love of fresh seafood, and he has been going with us since he was 4 or 5. He's now 15 and the owners are always happy to see him... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $25
Meals
Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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