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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
+1 252-480-0967
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (252 reviews)
“garbage plate” (42 reviews)
“pork plate” (29 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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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a brief stay in the OBX and am so happy my husband chose Mama Kwan's for dinner on our last night. The place was bustling and we were kept apprised of our wait without having to ask which we greatly appreciated. There was availability...More

Thank takingshortrip
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is on the top of our list of local eateries in Kill Devil Hills. We thoroughly enjoy the food and atmosphere at Mama’s. Thank you Mama Kwan’s for your killer fish tacos, and flavorful meals. Your prices are very reasonable, and your rices are...More

Thank Shellie L
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We've typically had good experiences here but our most recent one was disappointing and bad. Now granted, I'm not a local and only come once or twice a year, but I was so sad to see the Pad Thai off the menu, it's the only...More

Thank ChristinaM41_12
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasant crowd. Great specialty drinks. Don’t miss the seared tuna, Thai money bags or the fish tacos

Thank Don R
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were looking for a different kind of place to get dinner and a cocktail while visiting Kill Devil Hills N.C. From the moment we walked in the door until we left there was an atmosphere of warmth, welcome and hospitality. The food was good,...More

Thank SandCadi
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went there while on vacation a few weeks ago. Can't believe we have been to the OBX so many times and not tried this restaurant. We had their fish taco's and there were absolutely the best. The portions we very generous. Food was hot, plated...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

good food, drink, music. The regulars are cool and welcoming of visitors to join the party. The staff goes overboard to make EVERYONE feel like a local and it works. Great place any time, any occasion. Kitchen staff makes what you want anyway you want...More

Thank Sprintdogg
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The bar area was filled with locals, so I took that to be a good sign! I tried the fish tacos since that was what everyone else seemed to be ordering. They were good. I wish the rice had more flavor, but everything else was...More

Thank Rebekah_M1987
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We came to Mama Kwan's under the guise of it being an asian/mexican fusion...but I would say most of the fare here is hawaiian/carribean inspired. There were at least 4 things on the menu that I really wanted to try, but I ended up going...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wonderful place. We would highly recommend it. We had a tuna appetizer that was very tasty. My husband had the tuna plate with seaweed & rice. Very nice seasoned with a Wasabi & red bean paste sauce. I had the tuna sandwich & it was...More

Thank Arla L
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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