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Bad Bean Baja Grill

$$ - $$$Latin, Mexican,
4146 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6075
+1 252-261-1300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (36 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Mexican, Southwestern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4146 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6075
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Very little is inexpensive on the Outer Banks but you can get reasonably price lunches at Bad Bean Baja Grill. Only 1 option for vegans but if you can do dairy there are many choices. We had the meatless taco salad and the cheese quesadilla....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank douglaslS8161YJ
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Bad bean is on our list of places to eat every time we are on the Outer Banks. The burritos are great as well as the Cuban sandwich. Garlic and cilantro fries are so yummy. And the chips and salsa are a great start. Friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Corolla to see the horses. I loved their salsa! We had jalapeño popper egg rolls - very interesting and good. My husband had tacos and I had a chicken wrap with garlic fries. Be aware -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tammyc542
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

I've been visiting the Bad Bean every year since they opened and the consistency of their quality and service has impressed me. This year, I had a simple lunch of their soft tacos. I ordered two, one pork and the other beef. What most impressed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Pros: 1. Quick Service. 2. Quantity is good. 3. Fries are great!! 4. Severs are very friendly. Cons: 1. Very Salty food - if you have a medical issue, you should avoid this place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Flyingchariot
Reviewed August 29, 2018

When we arrived for lunch, the bar was full and only a few tables were seated. My daughter and I waited at the hostess stand as employees walked by us and chose not to acknowledge us. We were getting ready to leave when a waitress...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Did not enjoy my trip here. For the amount of money, i expect at least friendly service, if not fast. I got neither.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Scot P
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Grabbed dinner here last week! We had the chips and salsa sampler and we both had burritos for our meal. Sooooooo delicious!!!! Everything was fresh and the flavors were fabulous! The service was a little slow but the place was packed! And it was so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank connieh557
Reviewed August 25, 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner here. She had the portabella mushroom and goat cheese salad which she enjoyed a lot. I had the vegetarian burrito - 15 in (huge - but I was hungry) with mole poblano sauce over it. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Israeltrip7
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This had great expectations from choiced of menu. This was a disappointment,due to portions as well as courtesy. Would not recommend especialy with children.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 756CarolS756
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Richard B
January 26, 2018|
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Response from mkpayne81 | Property representative |
We are currently closed for some maintenance, but plan on re opening Tuesday, January 30th
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4146 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6075
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-1300
We are a chef driven menu utilizing ingredients and techniques from around Latin America. We also incorporate local ingredients and cuisine. Our entire staff strives to create an awesome overall dinning experience. Daily drink specials from the bar and creative creations from the chefs in our kitchen are sure to please. There is something for everyone to enjoy so bring the whole family. We also have great vegetarian and gluten free options.
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