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“Go to place for steaks in OBX”
Review of JK's Restaurant

JK's Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed September 27, 2013

We have tried other places for a "nice" meal out when visiting KDH but JK's is at the top of the list and my solid recommendation. A little pricey for a beach place but the staff are attentive and the food is great.

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Thank mdlmouse
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

I have been eating here since 1984 and have never been disappointed (except I was so sad for its absence during the years following the fire). There is nothing not to love about this place. The food is all fresh, tastes great and is served hot. The ambiance is perfect...white-table cloth meets western meets the beach. Love the ribs! I was sad that the veal chop was not on the menu this time, and chose to have the fresh wahoo instead. Only issue was the was the waitress was slow in getting our dessert menu...they were super busy in her defense. The owner saw our dismay and comped dessert for our whole table. He even chatted with us for about 10 minutes afterwards...very nice guy. I recommend this as a must eat for anyone going to the OBX.

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Thank Sean S
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Finally, we have had a GREAT meal on The OBX after eating at some very touristy, mediocre restaurants that all have the same menu. JK's was fabulous from the moment we entered. Beautiful décor, very "private" tables and the food was excellent as was our server "Summer".
We had great steak, wonderful potatoes & creamed spinach. The bread was also delicious and hot. Wines by the glass were plentiful & not overpriced. The entrée prices are a little on the high side, but when your food is excellent, who cares? We plan on making this one of our regular places when we dine out. Bravo to everyone at JK's. The restaurant is also immaculately clean.
We didn't have dessert, but it looked great.

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Thank MomtoLH
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

We dined here in August on our way from Washington to Savannah. The restaurant was recommended to us by the clerk at our hotel and we arrived about 9pm but had to wait for a table for 30 minutes or so. We sat in the bar area which was very pleasant. When our table was ready we sat down and our server arrived within a short time. Menu had a good choice of seafood and steaks, and our food was well cooked and very tasty. The small downside was that the AirCon was rather too cold in the room we were eating in (other guests agreed) and it was rather pricey ($110 for two with tip, one starter, two mains). They had also run out of baked potatoes and had no french fries either, only limited vegetables. On the good side, our server, Michael D, was very helpful and entertaining and found time to chat with us. Try it and you will not be disappointed (but take a jumper).

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Thank Jenxjenx
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Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

It was after nine and nothing was opened. Someone suggested JK's. It was a splendid surprise.

The food was prepared to perfection. The service was the best received during this trip. I recommend JK's four the most finicky of diners.

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Thank jazzyd13
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