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The Good Life Gourmet

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3712 N Croatan Hwy, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9233
+1 252-480-2855
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07:30 - 16:00
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Sun 07:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 17:00
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The pumpkin pancakes were great along with the hashbrowns. They have lovely lunch sandwiches to choose from too. I have eaten here before and wasn't disappointed either time.

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Thank iflossm
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Awesome breakfast and brunch options! Friendly and quick service! You can find food that is diet friendly or super indulgent. Their pastries are amazing...I recommend their cinnamon buns and scones.

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Thank Nora V
Euless, Texas
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Tasty breakfast and they packed up a lunch to go for us. Nice atmosphere and good bakery. Friendly service.

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Thank LindyLou2407
chicago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The menu has great pictures but it's not of their food! The menu has a picture of pancakes with pecans apples and caramel. We got pancakes with pecans. When I complained the rude lady told me those were stock photos and they don't have pancakes like that. Maybe she should have mentioned that when I pointed to the picture when... More 

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Thank oliveczka
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We ate breakfast here midweek during our stay on the Outer Banks. Restaurant clean and orderly, but I did not like entering thru a bar/liquor store (sorry.) You ordered at a counter and then waited in the eating area for your food to be brought in. This felt more like a place to bring business associates rather than family dining.... More 

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Thank ABQ_StevenR
Springfield, Virginia
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Breakfast is served until 1pm. I had sweet potato pancakes (delicious!), eggs and bacon. You order your meal, the wait staff brings it to you. Lunch is also served; there is deli part where you can order it. They also sell sweets local to OBX and candies you haven't seen since you were a kid.

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Thank Richard H
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious sandwiches, coffee, cookies and don't forget wine. It has a cute little store to pick up unique gifts or bottles wine.

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Thank Delanie D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Big variety but not a lot of flavor. I go here because they offer a variety for me (seafood and nut allergies) but I wish they spiced up their food a bit, it's on the land side.

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Thank Sunshine6_62
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We love breakfast at The Good Life. The specials are consistently special. The omelettes are always rich, delicious and perfectly prepared. The sides with the omelettes are home fries or grits And toast or biscuit. The grits are coarse ground and delicious. Great coffee selection. They Also have a fantastic bakery and good craft beer and deep wine selection. One... More 

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Thank Robert G
Stratford, Connecticut
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The pancake place down the street had a line out the door so we left the parking lot. We found this place by driving by, didn't look busy. We order and pay at the counter, then sit where ever we want. Get our own coffee. The breakfast platters are HUGE portions and are served in pans. There is a nice... More 

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Thank MelodyLehrman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 17:00
Saturday
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3712 N Croatan Hwy, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9233
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-2855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?