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“Best Restaurant we found on the Outer Banks”
Review of Kimball's Kitchen

Kimball's Kitchen
Ranked #16 of 34 Restaurants in Duck
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $48 - $90
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: If a special evening of dining is in your plans, look no further than Kimball’s Kitchen, formerly the Left Bank. Located on the Soundside of the Sanderling Resort, Kimball’s offers glorious view of the Currituck Sound and its inspiring sunsets, outstanding service and a world class menu. Kimball’s Kitchen offers everything that is special about both the Sanderling and the Outer Banks. Spotlighting local, grass-fed prime steaks, freshly caught local seafood, and an extensive raw bar selection, the restaurant creates a great dining experience with an upscale coastally casual environment. Of particular note are the numerous varieties of local oysters and the classic seafood tower, with a daily changing list of locally caught fish and seafood. Daily pasta and risotto specials are accompanied by an extensive Wine Spectator wine and champagne list. Children are welcome and are served smaller portions of the standard menu with a 50% price break.
Reviewed September 4, 2013

The Outer Banks is a wonderful, family friendly, beach focused community so most restaurants tend to be simple, straight forward, local affairs. Kimball's Kitchen is different. Someone here is trying to make an effort to provide a proper fine dining experience. We appreciate such efforts.

Nice decor; attentive service (though some of the staff were new in May so were still learning wine lists and meals); high quality local ingredients in the dishes; lovely views over the Sound; good, if still short, wine list at reasonable prices; really very easy to recommend this restaurant.

Thank TeaSpray
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

We are glad you were able to experience the new Kimball' Kitchen and found it to be a favorite on the Outer Banks. We hope your travels will bring you back soon.

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Kimball's Kitchen is located in the Sanderling Resort in Duck, SC. It is an upscale restaurant with great food and service. It is a little pricey, but worth it. We had the lobster bisque soup, YUM! One had the Wedge salad, also very delicious.
all had the Filet Mignon which was cooked to perfection. Two of us had our steak well-done, our choice. Kimball's did not butterfly it, as many restaurants do. The result was a perfectly cooked, juicy steak instead of a dried out steak. The lobster mac and cheese was a side and very good too! Our servers were very attentive. My dessert was incredible! I had the warm bread pudding with ice cream and it was one of the best desserts I had all week. Two had the cheesecake and raved about it as well. Go here for dinner! You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Pat F
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Thanks for sharing your experience and recommendations with others. We are glad you found all your selections to your liking. See you again next time.

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Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

The highlight of our vacation in Duck, NC was our outstanding dinner at Kimball's. Everyone treated us like like a friend and paid close attention to our dining needs-even relighting our candle. The menu was first class. The food was incredible and well worth the price. Get there at sunset to enjoy the beautiful view. Reserve a window table. My hat is off to the three chefs in the kitchen !!

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Thank Happy-Biker-Guy
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Glad to hear your dining experience at Kimball's was a highlight. You really can't beat that sunset over Currituck Sound! Hope to see you again during your next visit.

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Reviewed August 29, 2013

Nice looking restaurant with great views of sound. Great service. Exceptional meal from start to finish. Lobster bisque very good. Filet mignon great, one of the best steaks I've ever had. Bread pudding delicious. Best restaurant on the outer banks, blows all others out the water. We will be back.

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Thank Roy M
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Glad you found Kimball's to be such a treat while on the OBX! Thanks for sharing all your favorites. See you again soon.

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Reviewed August 24, 2013

amazing view of the sound, excellent service and food, relaxed atmosphere but elegant, had food for kids too

Thank mama319
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wendycoulsonmurray, Director of Sales at Kimball's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for joining us at Kimball's Kitchen during your visit to Outer Banks. Glad you enjoyed the experience and look forward to having you back.

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