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Capt'n Franks

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3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
(252) 261-9923
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Liberty Township, Indiana
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Chicagoland, we love our hot dogs. The best restaurants around here use Vienna hot dogs, We were looking forward to going to Capt'n Franks because of all the reviews. There is a sign when you come in that mentions they use Oscar Mayer hot dogs (I don't even buy those at home), so I was a little surprised... More 

Thank Mary Ann N
Ruckersville, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real good place to go for a variety of hot dog meals. The staff is very accommodating and service was excellent. Kids really like the place

Thank Skip D
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My family and I seek out Capt'n Franks every time we come to the Outer Banks because their food is AMAZING. The one downfall is that the word has gotten out that they are the best hotdog place and it can get packed. The indoor seating area is very cozy so you will get to be good friends with the... More 

Thank cdcapps3
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The guy has a german sausage maker that makes his own recipe for his hot dogs. The staff was friendly and the owner even walks around talking to guests while waiting in line. There's nice outdoor seating but just make sure that it's not a windy day if you go up top. Also, make sure that if it's a hot... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Hush puppies were delicious as well as chicken tenders and fries and pulled pork sandwich. Chicken salad was yummy too!

Thank Gordo12767
Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Finally stopped in last week. Love a good hot dog but found that while the menu had some awesome options, I was disappointed with a couple of things. 1. The hot dogs are Oscar Mayer. Really? I'd expect a higher quality dog such as Nathans, Hebrew National or Sabrett. 2. Ordered a Baja - perfect combination of taco and hot... More 

Thank 813lisaj
Thurmont, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a most stop on our OBX vacation! The service is fast but the staff members are very kind and always able to help. It's a great atmosphere with a lot of history! We do not come to OBX without stopping here! They have every kind of hotdog you can think! Highly suggested!!

Thank tayswoo
Keyser, West Virginia, United States
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. They have some very unique toppings. We received our food quick and it was delicious. I really enjoyed the laid back atmosphere of the restaurant.

Thank Lindsey H
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258 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We order the Mac & Cheese Dog; Bacon & Cheese Dog; Grilled Chicken Filet and Cheese Fries to go and the only thing we end up eating was the Chicken sandwich! The Mac & Cheese was dried out and the cheese on both the cheese fries and bacon & cheese dog had a strange taste. Also the fries where not... More 

1 Thank KC4444
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We love going to Capt'n Frank's when we are on vacation. One of the must stop for lunch spots. They have great dogs and a great atmosphere. Fun times for all.

Thank Johnnybubu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: (252) 261-9923

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