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Ketch 55 Seafood Grill

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
40396 Hwy 12, Mp 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-5060
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (46 reviews)
“filet mignon” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 12:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40396 Hwy 12, Mp 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

Went last night. Only waited 20 minutes on a crowded night. The clam chowder was very good with lots of clams. The tuna with ginger and sauce was the best. Cooked to perfection. The fried shrimp and oysters were also very good. The service was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HRHIII
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We have eight guys that go to Avon twice a year for fishing trip. When it is my night to cook I take the group to Ketch 55. It has been excellent on all of our previous visits. The visit the last week of October...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R281GIdonw
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Have been coming to Avon for over 15 years, eating out most evenings. Ketch55 (formerly MackDaddys years ago), still provides the best seafood dining experience in the Avon area and beyond. The food quality, presentation and service/interior are polished but still relaxed. The crabcake is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NorthStar779040
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great Price & Food with Specials on Monday Nights Now with Fajitas, chicken, steak, or shrimp, for Lesser Prices !! Delicious & comes with Beans & Rice as well. Drop by & Catch Ketch 55 for some of their Wonderful Regular Menu Food as Well....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolbowallis
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Always have to go to Ketch 55 when doing our annual obx trip. Great service and always great food!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Connie W
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The hurricane sent us north if where we usually go so we were trying some different spots. This place was OUTSTANDING! Broiled is my preferred seafood selection and their platter was delicious. A wide range of desserts among the six of us were top shelf....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Got there at opening time. Got seated and was told the specials. I got seafood lasagna and it looked like it was sitting in a white watery substance. The top piece of pasta was hard and you could barely cut it. Not good. It was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank LoraineL67
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

1. There is a special place in hell for folks who give excellent dining they love four dots. 2. This food is amazing. Well prepared. Fresh. Great drink specials. Five dots!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

All the food was fabulous we had the combo seafood the fried fish some salads the tartare tuna was fantastic!!The only reason I did not give them a 5 was because we had four small children that ordered children’s meals. They wanted ice cream. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 584Deb
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We enjoyed drinks on the patio and had a great dinner in the restaurant. It wasn't packed so only a 30 minute wait compared to the 1-2 hour experience we are used to in the OBX. Food was solid and wait staff was excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John P
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Questions & Answers
14 June 2015|
Response from Jomi P | Property representative |
Sorry to say we are not open during winter months. As a seasonal business we are open from mid March thru the end of October. Thank you for your inquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 12:00
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07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40396 Hwy 12, Mp 55-1/2, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5060
  • E-mail
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