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Kill Devil Hills Restaurants

Outer Banks / Kill Devil Hills

Best Places to Eat in Kill Devil Hills

The restaurants in Kill Devil HIlls are marked by a unique, coastal culinary flair. Local seafood, classic southern cooking, authentic Italian cuisine, and more, are offered throughout Kill Devil Hills, but with a creative spin on these traditional favorites that you won't’ find anywhere else. Discover your new favorite at one of the town’s beachside dives, swing into one of the locally-owned and operated favorites with your family, or slip back to Colington Island to experience a couple of the best kept dining secrets in the state of North Carolina.

Best Restaurants in Kill Devil Hills, NC for:

Best Places for Casual Dining

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Chilli Peppers

Serving lunch and dinner of seafood, signature pasta dishes, American fare, steam bar items and more. Featuring a full-service bar area and outdoor patio.

Casual Dining
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Food Dudes Kitchen

Dine-in, catering, and gourmet food to go, this tiny restaurant boasts big flavors with fresh Outer Banks seafood, delicious daily specials and unique wraps, tacos and sandwiches, all in a laid-back coastal environment.

Casual Dining
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Fuji Japanese Steakhouse

Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar that is a local’s favorite! With hibachi grills, a sushi bar and a full take-out menu, Fuji is always a packed house full of happy patrons.

Casual Dining
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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

A local favorite featuring fresh local seafood, chicken and steak all prepared with a Caribbean flare. A fun bar and atmosphere, Goombays Grill & Raw Bar on the beach road is a fun place to dine, both day or night!

Casual Dining
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JK’s Restaurant

Since 1984, JK’s live wood-fired grills has been providing mouth-watering steaks that keep locals and visitors alike coming back again and again. With daily specials, appetizers, fresh fish and shellfish and more, JK’s offers a delicious meal in a relaxed yet polished dining room and bar.

Casual Dining
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Jolly Roger Restaurant

Offering a variety of fresh-caught local seafood, steaks, home cooked favorites and what they’re known best for...their famous breakfasts! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in fun, family-friendly environment with a late-night flare and live music and karaoke to boot! Jolly Roger has it all!

Casual Dining
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Kill Devil Grill

Great local spot in Kill Devil Hills with amazing food. Local, fresh seafood, awesome cheesesteak eggrolls, yummy salads, and more! The bar area is really unique, located in the diner area of the restaurant!

Casual Dining
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Mako Mike’s

Fun, family-friendly atmosphere with a little something for everyone, including Outer Banks seafood, appetizers, salads, pasta dishes and more. The colorful, aquatic theme provides and exciting backdrop to a great meal.

Casual Dining
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Mama Kwan's Tiki Bar & Grill

This laid back, fun restaurant offers a casual dining experience for the entire family. Make sure you try the fish tacos and the garbage plate! Thai money bags are great too for an appetizer.

Casual Dining
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Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse

An Outer Banks dining tradition, Millers is a family-run breakfast, lunch and dinner staple when you’re looking for fresh seafood and delicious steaks during your Outer Banks vacation.

Casual Dining
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Outer Banks Brewing Station

The first wind-powered brewery in the United States, and the first business to produce wind power on the Outer Banks, this restaurant is forward-thinking and dynamic. Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night food, this family-friendly restaurant by day also boasts one of the best nightlife spots by night, offering great live acts, DJ’s and more...and of course their award-winning hand crafted brews.

Casual Dining
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Plaza Azteca

With an extensive menu in an authentic, fun, inviting atmosphere, Plaza Azteca offers up enticing mexican recipes along with traditional favorites.

Casual Dining
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Rooster’s Southern Kitchen

Southern-meets-gourmet in this locally-owned and operated family restaurant. With delicious cocktails at the bar and live local music to enjoy while you eat, Rooster’s Southern Kitchen is the perfect example of Southern hospitality with a sophisticated flare!

Casual Dining
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The SaltBox Cafe

A charming cottage-style restaurant in the heart of Colington Island featuring an array of delicious local seafood, fresh meats and produce. Open for Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner!

Casual Dining
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Two Roads Tavern

Brought to you by the same owners of Lucky 12 Tavern in Nags Head, Two Roads Tavern is in the former Bad Bean building and will bring a new hot spot to Kill Devil Hills.

Casual Dining
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Ten O Six

Satisfy your hunger with our food! Yummy foods in our bistro, including breakfast all day. Prepared gourmet meals to go. Personal chef at your vacation home. Catering services for your wedding or special event.

Twiddy Preferred Casual Dining

Best Places for Fine Dining

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The Colington Cafe

Serving local food with a gourmet touch for more than 24 years, The Colington Cafe features a decadent menu of steaks and seafood, with delicious daily specials and a hand-picked wine list to pair the perfect wine with the equally perfect dinner. A Victorian house nestled between giant live oaks, this restaurant provides an elegant experience.

Fine Dining

Best Places for Deli, Bakery, & Sandwiches

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New York Bagels

Open for breakfast and lunch, New York Bagels in Kill Devil Hills is an inexpensive, delicious dining option where you can build your own sandwich on a bagel, wrap, or bread!

Deli, Bakery, & Sandwiches
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American fast food restaurant franchise selling submarine sandwiches and salads.

Deli, Bakery, & Sandwiches

Best Places for Coffee, Ice Cream, & More

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Dairy Queen

A popular fast food chain featuring soft serve ice cream and their legendary “blizzards.”

Coffee, Ice Cream, & More
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Duck Donuts

A famous Outer Banks vacation treat! Where the donuts are "warm, delicious & made to order!"

Twiddy Preferred Coffee, Ice Cream, & More
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Dunkin Donuts

Long-time running chain restaurant serving signature donuts, delicious coffees and breakfast sandwiches for people on the go!

Coffee, Ice Cream, & More
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Front Porch Cafe

Fresh brewed coffees, organic blends, specialty coffee drinks, pastries and more to start your Outer Banks morning off RIGHT!

Coffee, Ice Cream, & More

Best Places for Pizza

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Dare Devil’s Pizzeria

Serving appetizers, pizza, salads, stromboli and more, Dare Devil’s is a family-friendly, full-service restaurant available for carryout or dine in at their full service bar or casual dining room.

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Slice Pizzeria

Since 2008, Slice Pizzeria has been combining contemporary Italian food with old classics, providing delicious NY and Chicago style pizzas baked in their stone ovens, as well as calzones, pastas, subs, salads and more in a pizza-pub environment at an affordable price!