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, but with a creative spin you won't find anywhere else.
Discover your new favorite place to eat 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. While you’re browsing our list, keep your eyes peeled for the Twiddy Preferred badge indicating our top recommendations.
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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.
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.
Casual coastal shrimp boils delivered directly to your home or event!
An eclectic shop offering small batch coffee, roasted in-house. Local artwork and a laid-back vibe make the Parlour a favorite spot among OBX locals.
Cold pressed juice and plant-based food.
Homemade ice cream, milkshakes, vegan options, and donut paninis with ice cream. Located at 1006 South Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills and 1223 Duck Road in Duck.
American fast food restaurant franchise selling submarine sandwiches and salads.
A popular fast food chain featuring soft serve ice cream and their legendary "blizzards."
A famous Outer Banks vacation treat! Where the donuts are "warm, delicious & made to order!"
Long-time running chain restaurant serving signature donuts, delicious coffees and breakfast sandwiches for people on the go!
The popular one-stop coffee shop offering up daily brews, specialty concoctions and frozen blends, as well as an assortment of breakfast pastries and sandwiches, can be found in Kitty Hawk and inside the Harris Teeter Grocery Stores in Kill Devil Hills and Corolla.
The original Outer Banks pancake house, featuring a hearty breakfast in a family atmosphere at a good price. Serving the Outer Banks since 1985.
Authentic stone oven New York-style pizzas made with signature hand-tossed crusts are a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Also featuring salads, pasta dishes and more for dine in, take out, and delivery.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
With an extensive menu in an authentic, fun, inviting atmosphere, Plaza Azteca offers up enticing mexican recipes along with traditional favorites.
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!
American fare, featuring fresh salads, unique oysters, juicy burgers, and a variety of entrees and sandwiches.
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.
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!
Fresh brewed coffees, organic blends, specialty coffee drinks, pastries and more to start your Outer Banks morning off RIGHT!
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.
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!
Serving the Outer Banks for over 25 years, Stop N Shop continues to provide friendly, relaxed and informative customer service to our community, visitors and rental property owners. A local legend that offers all of your beach essentials, plus cold drinks and tasty breakfast and lunch sandwiches.
Whether you’re up for casual eats or a more sophisticated vibe, the dining options available in Kill Devil Hills are difficult to compare to anywhere else in North Carolina. While we love to highlight the restaurant scene (it’s one of our favorites, after all!) there’s so much to experience outside of our amazing places to eat. Whether you’re dreaming of a trip to relax, adventure or a mixture of both, click on a category to get started and find a handful of memorable things to do in Kill Devil Hills, NC.
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