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Rundown Cafe

) #9 of 43 Restaurants in Kitty Hawk €€ - €€€ American, Caribbean,
5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
+1 252-255-0026
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (52 reviews)
“rundown soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
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Reviews (501)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service, good food, fun, clean and comfortable place. Order the shrimp and noodles, a little spice and amazing!!!

Thank Erika C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy, but very good service. I really liked the interesting menu items and fresh ideas on classic dishes.

Thank corbinr26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place has a great location with a neat vibe inside. The food I hate to say is just ok for the money. I had the fish burrito and it was ok had big piece of fish in it but the BBQ and jalapeños over powered...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a huge menu. The fish tacos were OK. Kids chicken nuggets was a good buy. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Natosha B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy restaurant just off the beach. I had jerk tuna which was the fish of the day. The plate arrived with two good size pieces of tuna. The first piece was cooked well but the second piece was overcooked and dry despite the jerk sauce....More

Thank dan1012016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed at the Hilton- and this was in walking distance and also seemed to be the only place open after 9 pm around. We ate to go lunch 1 day and supper 12 night there. Waitress was nice- theresa- fast service- good food will...More

Thank iritis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu at this place is crazy! It is not a Thai restaurant, but has some awesome Thai food on the menu according to my wife! I'm on a ketogenic diet so I had spiced steamed shrimp with steamed broccoli and it was great. The...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Inventive wonderfully flavored food. Tuna Sesame noodle dish was my favorite, so far😜. Salads are fresh and fabulous with homemade dressing that is amazing! Tried the ginger dressing. We are coming back tomorrow for the curry noodle bowl.

Thank LauraCanCook
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We ate on the hula deck and the service was great and the food better! I had a fantastic grilled tuna steak sandwich. Not sure what my hubby had because I was so into my meal! It was all good and would go back!

Thank Janejim37
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Mexican Street Corn was one of the best things I have ever eaten, here on OBX, or anywhere else. The other dishes were okay, burgers not their thing, I wouldn't go for that, fillers. It is more of a seafood restaurant. Fresh local seafood...More

Thank Shellie L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take reservations?
28 May 2017|
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Response from CyndyJoPo | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations and your whole party needs to be on site in order to put your name in for a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-0026
  • E-mail
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