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The Colington Cafe

1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
+1 252-480-1123
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (121 reviews)
“coconut pie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I have been to this restaurant for four years in a row, during our annual trips to the Outer Banks. We look forward to it every year and AGAIN this year, we were NOT disappointed! The food is always so good. Every...More

Thank amethystgirl29
Reviewed 4 days ago

Colington Cafe's atmosphere is inviting, each room with its special character. The food is good. The She Crab bisque is a favorite and the salad composee will not disappoint. The chicken normandy was a bit bland, but in the past has been excellent. Definitely the...More

Thank 411Vacationer
Reviewed 6 days ago

Each year our friends from Del, Pa, NJ come to visit us for a week at our cottage at the beach. This year our special dining out place we decided to take them to Colington Cafe. The house which is divided into rooms is as...More

Thank Edie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family was vacationing in Duck in June and we ate at The Colington Cafe, and were impressed by how good the food was. We had 10 people in our party and everyone loved their meal. We came back to vacation again two months later...More

Thank sharonjenkin
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will like this place. It is off the beaten track in Kitty Hawk and is a pleasant change from the franchise places. I had the shrimp cocktail and the beef tenderloin ( I had had enough of fish late in our trip) My wife...More

Thank cocoloumountairy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner reservations for the two of us at 7 PM. The parking lot was packed for such a small place. We had to wait about 15 minutes to be seated. It took another 15 minutes or so until we got our glass of...More

Thank V5656KCMichael_G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I ate here on our recent vacation to Kill Devil Hills. The restaurant is in a charming home and has a nice cozy atmosphere. We dined upstairs next to a window overlooking their gardens behind the house. Our meal consisted of: She...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a jewel not far off the beaten path with excellent food.The Colington Cafe was recommended to us by a couple we met at our Inn who have been coming to the Outer Banks for years and eat at the Colington Cafe every year....More

Thank Londabarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service. Delicious food. Wonderful and sophisticated wine list. Great little gift shop, a little surprise. Have been to the OuterBanks many times. Our first time here. Won't be our last. Just GREAT! Welcoming and a terrific place for adults.

Thank nativenewyorkernyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently started a project of trying to identify the top 10 meals that we'd had together and the Collington Cafe made the list on our first meal here. I had a perfectly cooked filet along with a crab cake. The wife...More

Thank Rick F
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Response from mrormrsjakester | Reviewed this property |
yes, shorts are fine.
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yes, they have high chairs; check on-line for menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1123
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Nestled off the beaten path in a Victorian house surrounded by 400 year-old oak trees, we are a local's favorite. Our seafood is brought in fresh daily, and we use locally grown ingredients.All the locals love our filet dishes as well as our large menu.All desserts are homemade. We are a family run restaurant with most of our staff having been with us for over 15 years.We do everything to make sure all of our customers leave happy.
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