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“Amazing dinner!”
Review of Flying Fish Cafe - CLOSED

Flying Fish Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $35
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located at Milepost 9.75 in Kill Devil Hills on Route 158 (Bypass)
Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband, 1 yr old & I ended up eating here bc another place had a 1.5 hr wait. I reserved a table online & didn't have a wait. We each tried one of nightly specials. We loved them! My 1 yr old approved of the tuna. It was a little pricey but def the food & atmosphere were amazing.

Thank Leasa R
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Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very nice wine list and delicious food. We were seated immediately for our 5:30 reservation and the place was deserted-- however, when we were leaving an hour later it was packed! Delicious entrees and I highly recommend the rum cake for dessert it was superb!

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Thank Adam K
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate here twice this trip and enjoyed the food for the most part (my wife's red snapper was a bit overdone on the second visit, which they offered to correct.) The bar offerings were both good and reasonably priced. The meals (including the homemade breads and desserts) are well-prepared (with the noted exception), tasty, and distinctive. If you like desserts, be sure to try the rum cake.

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Thank Mark Z
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Keeping in mind that this is a beach area for vacationing families and couples, this is a very good restaurant, although not exceptional. The prices are a bit high for such a casual restaurant with lots of families and even babies and young children, but the food is delicious. The rack of lamb was excellent. The spinach and parmesan pie appetizer was OK, a bit overdone. The Grecian urn desert was very good and large enough for 2 -- maybe 3!.

The various Outer Banks promotional coupon books offer "free wine" with dinner for 2, but since the coupon is limited to $12 and the least expensive bottle is about $25, that's quite misleading.

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Thank Diana Z
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

6 of us arrived about 6:30. The place was about 1/4 full. The manager asked if we had reservations, I thought he was joking. We did not. He quickly rearranged some tables to accommodate us saying he was taking another reservations table to do it. I really thought this was a gimmick to make us feel that he was going out of his way. A half an hour later the place was full with people with reservations. We ordered the specials, mani-mahi, grouper and the scallops. WOW, the best grouper and plenty of it, same with the mahi-mahi and scallops. The dinners weren't cheap but the taste and portion made it worth it. Had the "cheap" house Cabernet, excellent. Will go back, but with reservations

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2  Thank Gourmey
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