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Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
+1 252-261-2546
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
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Reviewed 5 days ago

OB is not just a restaurant, it is a destination. Our every trip to the outer banks includes at least one trip to OB. Sometimes two or three visits. In more than twenty years and numerous visit, OB impresses me with every meal. Make sure...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Ocean Blvd Bistro on our second night of our weekend visit in Duck. We had been there one time, years before, and it was so good then that we always remembered it. It is still just as good now or...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This was our first visit but we will be back. The atmosphere was warm and comfortable, the food well-prepared and tastefully served and not only the selection of drinks but their preparation was excellent.

Thank 557priscillar
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We decided to venture out for dinner one night during our vacation. Finding a nice place in the OBX that can accommodate 12 people - and is accepting of children in that group, can be tough. Ocean BB was happy to have us. We were...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had the scallops with vegetable risotto. Scallops were cooked perfectly, a sign of a very good restaurant. Risotto was very tasty, tender, and not dried out. Chocolate Martinis were divine. Don't come here unless you want amazing food and are willing to open your...More

Thank 3swim3
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My wife has a list of favorite restaurants dating back to her childhood. My view is that if a restaurant on that list has withstood the test of time it has something going for it. My first visit to Ocean Boulevard did not disappoint. I...More

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This was a very disappointing evening. We usually look forward to visiting Ocean Boulevard when we are in the outer banks, but this evening was less than stellar. We opted for martinis and heavy appetizers. We started with the Sautéed NC Shrimp, which was good....More

Thank ltrala
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Excellent Martinis, good food, live music in the summer, convenient location in Kitty Hawk. We typically take our out-of-town guests here for a nice evening out.

Thank b3cca21
Reviewed 11 November 2017

As part of our 25th anniversary trip, my husband and I attended the Shrimp Cookoff hosted at the Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar. I am a shrimp lover and thought it would be fun and it was. The various shrimp dishes were very tasty...More

Thank Mikki H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Visited during a 3-day trip with my spouse. Wanted some great authentic seafood to put an exclamation mark on our trip. We knew Ocean Boulevard would be pricey but decided to splurge. The atmosphere was very good and romantic and the service was outstanding; wish...More

Thank Adam B
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Lauren W
19 June 2017|
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Response from JuiceChef | Property representative |
We sure do have Gluten Free options! We usually negotiate those items at the table - and about a third of the menu is ready to accommodate. We also cook just about everything to order so we can make modifications where... More
16 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$36
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
    (Eckner St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2546
  • E-mail
Open nightly through all seasons, all year - Ocean Boulevard is an American Bistro with a Seasonal Menu, a unique and comprehensive wine list, and great martinis. We provide a Global influence to Regional foods sourced from the dock of Wanchese, the fields of Currituck, and beyond. Located across from the Kitty Hawk Beach in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, this restaurant is a priority experience for Visitors and Island Locals alike.
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