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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 good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (263 reviews)
“garbage plate” (40 reviews)
“pork plate” (28 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 3 days ago via mobile

So many places to eat- so little time! Mama Kwans was a pleasure with so many choices and all excellent. This time we shared fish tacos, crab cake and coconut shrimp. All the best I ve had. The sides were also wonderful: fried green beans,...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was highly recommended for its blackened fish tacos so away we went The restaurant was crowded upon arrival but we had easy access to the bar and plenty of seats outside to wait Our wait was less than expected and our waitress was very...More

Thank Campbell H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere, great wait staff and delicious food! Many locals recommend this restaurant and it did not disappoint!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard rave recommendations so decided to visit Mama Kwans on our recent trip but left with mixed thoughts ... Positives Cocktails ... some with souvenir glass and cheaper refills. Slow cooked pork - delicious Negatives Zero Gluten Free options Unhelpful wait staff ... possibly because...More

Thank NikNak79
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hands down our go to place when we are in Nags Head. The blackened fish tacos are my absolute favorite. It is a family friendly atmosphere where we can actually take our 3 kids (6 and under) and not worry that they will...More

Thank TheJonesPartyof5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in while we were waiting for our vacation rental to be ready. The food was fresh, the drinks were cold, and the service was awesome. We had a large group and they had no problem accommodating us. I loved the tuna nachos and the...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's not to love, the fantastic food or the wonderful service? You get it all here! It's a traditional stop whenever we are on the Outer Banks. The pork plate - coconut shrimp - blackened fish over green salad - crab cake - sesame chicken...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered their famous blackened fish tacos , as usual but also tried coconut shrimp, chicken garbage plate, grilled chicken tacos & a strawberry daiquiri & pina coloda. Both virgin style. Soo delish . We love this place

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat when you are ready for something other than sea food. Food is great, casual environment. Always makes stop here when in the outer banks!

Thank barbara m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited this place for a quick lunch. Let me tell you, you will not be disappointed My, husband and I both got the blackened fish tacos. They were out of this world, not to mention their French fries were so crispy and delicious...More

Thank Tara A
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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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