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Serving lunch & dinner Monday through Saturday and brunch on Sunday in the heart of Colington Island! Stop on in to taste an array of eats from Chefs and Owners, Randolph Sprinkle & Amanda Wolf. You won't be disappointed We accept reservations!
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews brunch shrimp and grits mediterranean salad hummus tilefish ribs blt carrot cake onion rings duck soup french toast steak salt box off the beaten path screened in porch the outer banks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, quaint little restaurant. Dinner on the screened porch as the sun set behind us. Live, relaxing lone musician. Mike was superb in his attentiveness & service. 1st visit to OBX & supporting the small business owners/chefs was the RIGHT idea!! You won’t regret anything...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner on their screened porch during a recent trip to the outer banks. Service was exceptional and they had a musician playing tasteful live music. We started with bbq shrimp and a crab and curry soup. Both were divine. For our mains we...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

Dinner was fantastic, crabcake with crunchy potatoes, tuna with stirfry and key lime pie for dessert. Safety was a priority during reopening for dining. Outside dining was pleasant. The staff was very respectful and attentive. Kudos to all for your efforts!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

We have been back to the Saltbox whenever we are in OBX since we discovered it last winter. The food is excellent, well made, generous in portions and they use very fresh ingredients of the season. The service is so very friendly and Randal the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

We just had lunch here with friends, and being a Friday, and off-season, it was all locals, and we knew most of them. Started off with the Curry soup and salad, then fish the platter (sheep's head) and the Gyro (lamb). Really good, and good...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020

It's awesome! We've eaten here many times. Never disappoints. And they are wonderful about accommodating my celiacs.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

This place is a real surprise. Excellent food and excellent service. Quietly situated along a waterway.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 24, 2020

Food and service were excellent. Entertainment would have been so enjoyable but the acoustics and being stuck in the back corner made it difficult to hear her.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

This is a small restaurant with bar sitting and limited tables. I highly recommend you make reservations. Our waiter gave plenty of time to order and answered all our questions. We had the NY strip steak, which was not cooked to order, one under cooked...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 18, 2019

Two friends and I had a wonderful lunch at The Saltbox Cafe today. Even though it's the 'off season' in the Outer Banks we made a reservation in advance because this is a popular spot. I was glad we did because the parking lot was...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from AmandaW538 | Property representative |
Yes, we do :)
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Response from Christopher R | Reviewed this property |
Takeout is avail!
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