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Vilai Thai Kitchen

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5230 N.Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5932
(252) 441-8424
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is legit! Though small with minimal seating, the place is cozy and the food is perfect! Be careful when ordering spicy - medium about set us on fire!

Thank ncbchboy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The establishment is small, seats in/outside. No drink orders are taken, but you are given water. The Red Curry was excellent! Heat was just right. Would be nice if they would've had soup in small bowls (cheapest was $3.95). Overall, seems to have a great take-out business. Would go back again.

Thank Eugene B
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carryout for 9 family members. Got a variety of dishes. Everyone enjoyed what they had. Turned out to be a great option on a rainy evening. Will definitely keep in mind for the future.

Thank Patrick D
Toledo, Ohio
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best spring rolls and dumplings! Everything was wonderful! We walked in just before they were closing and the were more than happy to take our to go order!!! We will be back in September!!! thank you

Thank Stacey V
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered fried rice with seafood for $14+ and wasn't very impressed, wish I tried their curry but my husband liked what he got, General Tso's chicken. They received great reviews so we thought we'd give it a try----It was just okay, nothing special. The place has limited tables/seats but at least it's clean. Might give it another try and... More 

Thank rmf_travels09
Short hills, nj
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pad Thai was very flavorful and fresh. Thai basil was somewhat salty and lacked the Thai basil flavor I am used to. Overall, I would go back for a quick reasonably priced dinner. Decor/atmosphere was simple and casual.

Thank Gail K
hershey, PA
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We only stayed in Kitty Hawk for one night and during our stop we enjoyed a nice meal at Vilai Thai. The restaurant is small. it maybe seats about 25 people comfortably at once. I imagine most of their food is done via take out, even so our family of 5 decided to dine in on July 15. Our server... More 

Thank traysea77
Staunton, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy the food here but need to mention that this restaurant is not in any way refined. The vegetables in entrees are very rough chopped and too large and the level of heat was too low for me. I asked for spicy and my entree didn't register any heat at all. That said, the atmosphere is cozy and the... More 

Thank gary d
Ewing, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

As the only vegetarian in my family, I quite fortunately stumbled on to this place. It was a quiet and cool respite. The food was really good too. I got the pad thai, and my friend got the shrimp curry.

Thank Paul D
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Awesome food. Plenty of vegetarian options. The green curry is the best I have ever had. We go to the Outer Banks every year. Eight years now. This is one of the "attractions" for us. We always get takeout and enjoy it somewhere with an ocean view.

Thank C H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5230 N.Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5932
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-8424

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