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Spanky's Grille

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4105 N Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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245 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch with the wife while on vacation. Specials on hamburgers on Mondays. Don't expect the latest trendy burger palace, this place is just straight ahead beach burgers served fast and in a friendly and clean environment. Order the chili cheese fry basket, you won't be disappointed. Burgers are great also.

Thank blues4545
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

the food was great. prices low. and the owner super nice and friendly and so was the rest of his staff. this was first time we ate there and we went back 3 more times on our trip. if you go to obx spankys is a must try

Thank ptatarock
Amarillo, Texas
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153 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a Reuben, and my wife had a crab cake sandwich. Both really enjoyed our meals. The service was fine, and the staff was very pleasant. The place was very reasonable – you would probably spend more at McDonald's than we did here, and the quality and variety at Spanky's was so much better!

Thank Stan A
Radford, Virginia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend to finally try to eat the "Mad Viking" burger. It's a 2 pound burger and if you finish it you get your name on the wall. It was a fun experience and I actually finished it, but what really made this place great was the main manager (I didn't get his name) but he... More 

Thank Mark T
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid our first visit to Spanky's in early June. The burgers were delicious...juicy, flavorful! Fries were perfect! I had the Buffalo Chicken sandwich, which was crispy and had just the right amount of heat. I also had the greens...fabulous, home-made taste. My husband took the "Mad Viking Challenge" - a 2 lb. burger. He managed to finish it all,... More 

Thank Terri_H3160
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ambiance of the place is cool. Very beachy theme with a monkey twist :) draws customers from all walks of life. Customer service is exceptional! We eat here every time we come and at least 2-4 times per visit. The costs are cheap but don't let that fool you. The food is simply fantastic!

1 Thank Ronald S
Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While a party of 13 can be a challenge at many venues this little place had no problem keeping us all happy. Try the 2lb burger and make history, The hot dogs were the best we had at the beach.

1 Thank Mike W
Louisville, Ohio
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner here on a recommendation. The burgers were tasty and the tater tots yummy. The prices were good. The staff was great. The service was extraordinary. My son had the 2lb burger.

Thank ccasar
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch and had the burgers. Fresh ground beef burgers that were excellent. Several others in the place we're taking the triple burger challenge which look like a # of beef but looked yummy and at least to of the kids finished them up. Good food with the friendliest of owners at the register. Would recommend to everyone... More 

1 Thank bigjake392
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spankys is BY FAR my favorite restaurant in the obx, yea its not your high scale restaurant but if you want the best burger in the obx with a smile and great prices this is your place. We go there every year and actually this year went twice during our vacation week. If your up for it try the 2lb... More 

1 Thank Gregory M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4105 N Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: 252-261-1917

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