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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

) #9 of 55 Restaurants in Kill Devil Hills €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
+1 252-480-0967
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (262 reviews)
“garbage plate” (39 reviews)
“pork plate” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
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1 - 10 of 668 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My son's order was apparently too complex for the cook and the server actually came back and told us they were too busy too cook one small extra item which was already actually on the menu. Not impressed.

Thank arf24
Reviewed 6 days ago

A trip to the OBX is never complete without a meal or many meals at Mama Kwan's. We have enjoyed their fish tacos year after year while on vacation. The bar their is great as well.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal there. It was my wife's birthday and we brought in a cake. They staff took the cake in the back and bright out after dinner. Drinks were always full. The chicken with the rice and chili sauce was awesome. I...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I at there last Sunday evening. Of course at 7 pm every eating establishment at KDH has a wait time. Mamas is no exception, our wait was about 45 minutes. The servers and support staff were friendly and helpful. The server was...More

Thank ottoabc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put .... awful food. The worst fish tacos we have ever had. We had 6 folks in our party totaling 4 different dishes. We where all disappointed. Pass. You can do better.

Thank kstamerra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess my daughters and I are in a minority here as far as fish tacos go. My daughters loves fish tacos but found the blackened ones very dry. I opted for regular but while they were not dry they had no taste to them...More

Thank SuziKarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and WOW, what a great experience. The bartender was VERY friendly and helped us decide on lunch. The fish tacos were delicious!

Thank gamesray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third trip to outer banks. I asked a local handy man where the locals go and he said this was one of his favorite places and everyone there makes you feel welcome. And that is correct. We got there and had a...More

Thank tom r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw pics of this place months before we arrived. Pulled up the menu and decided we was gonna go for burgers and beer. Did not disappoint one bit!!! Everything was great!!! I had the mushroom Swiss and husband got a pepper/jack. Burgers cooked just right!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was awesome, the sesame chicken with the fried green beans were delicious. Our server Chandler was excellent.

Thank codyroberttaylor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-0967
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We have been serving the Outer Banks, NC for the past 10 years, with our very own twist on food from around the world – and around the block.Our local seafood menu is designed to cover all types of tastes, so even the pickiest member of your party will find something they enjoy.We’re a laid back, fun and offer a casual dining experience for the entire family. We offer a kids menu, so everyone will find their happy place.We laugh a lot and smile because we enjoy what we do here. We hope you enjoy your time here at our local OBX bar and grill, and on vacation at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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