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The Saltbox Cafe

1469 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8028
+1 252-255-5594
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1469 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Friendly staff. I like to sit at the bar but this is not a bar type of place so no one really paid much attention to me. Not crazy about the wide open dining room. Too white and bright. The wait can be...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gusthesaint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Creative, well executed dishes! My wife is vegan, and had no problem ordering a delicious meal here. I had crab meat and poached eggs and hollandaise sauce on biscuits. Fantastic! The Salt Box Cafe is in a beautiful, off the beaten path location not far...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steven A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick lunch on a rainy day. Trip advisor had given great ratings. It was a foodies heaven. We started with red chili pumpkin crab soup. Absolutely fabulous. We have never had any so good and unique. We then split sweet...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank beckyw192
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

The Saltbox Cafe has joined our list of favorite restaurants on the OBX. I declared the mussels to be the best I’ve eaten even compared to those in Brussels and Paris. Chef owner Randolph is welcoming and really cares about his food. The room is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank halcho
Reviewed November 6, 2018

On Vacation My son Kenny wanted to pick a restaurant because He is a Vegetarian!We All Chose different things and My grandchildren enjoyed everything also! The Mushroom Ravioli was amazing! We enjoyed The atmosphere and the Meal!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank debraleesavoie
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very nice lunch with a friend and look forward to returning. Very cozy and pretty ambiance.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We were able to enjoy the cook off between Ortegaz and The Salt Box. Incredible display of local fish. Ortegaz was closed due to Hurricane Michael and we were delighted to try The Salt Box. So good I started not to tell anyone. You will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank auntdeeb
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Great food in a wonderful location. Visited with my brother for a last night on the OBX dinner. Rather than sit inside, we ate on the screened in deck/porch. Unhurried incredibly well-prepared food with pleasant wait staff, good wine, and a soft breeze. Not sure...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Luigi T
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we go to the Outer Banks we always stop to eat here. We have never had a bad meal. Everything is delicious and the portions are generous. My very favorite is the sweet potato fries with local honey. This is a popular place ,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Melissa K
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Prices are low. Everytime i got there they never fault to disappoint. Every server I’ve had so far is awesome

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kevin B
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from AmandaW538 | Property representative |
Yes, we do :)
Yurii B
March 24, 2018|
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Response from cprrogers1 | Reviewed this property |
Takeout is avail!
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September 4, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1469 Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8028
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-5594
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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!
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