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Rundown Cafe

5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
+1 252-255-0026
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (52 reviews)
“rundown soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped to have dinner here and didn't regret it one bit! The service was excellent! We sat upstairs and the 2 gentlemen serving and running the bar were on top of things! The food was delicious! I got the Malaysian Curry with Shrimp. The ingredients...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great local favorite for great food and drinks. The Upstairs bar/deck has beautiful views, some of the best on the beach, of the ocean. You can order a drink, meal or just apps while on the deck. Local live music also appears on the deck...More

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The overwhelming decision of where to eat? Found this on trip advisor looked at menu items and must say, "Something for everyone." My mother is 69 and she loved it! My teenagers thought it was great and trust me no one left hungry or said...More

Thank audie83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with a party of eight on a Saturday night. We went to the upstairs bar, and by the time our drinks came, our table was ready. Nags Head restaurants typically have lines out in the parking lot on a Saturday night, but no...More

Thank tkdlr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all loved everything we ordered!! There was 5 people in our group, we all ordered something different and everything was excellent! Their coconut shrimp is so moist, salad is very fresh, the fresh fish was amazing and the pasta would feed a family of...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews in TA and were intrigued with the restaurant Many people have many suggestions so we decided to make our own The staff was friendly and extremely attentive throughout The drinks were very good and ready very quick The was just fabulous my wife...More

Thank Campbell H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for about 10 minutes and finally got seated after the lady that was seating people walked past us about 20 times. Apparently it didn't phase them that people were waiting to be seated. The waitress was nice. The food was yummy. Fries were nice...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh! This place is a MUST. I have to admit, I wasn't super thrilled by the menu but one thing is clearly their motto, do one thing, and do it well. Literally everyone at our table LOVED their food, and that's not an...More

Thank Jocelyn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite spots while at ONX. Diverse menu with great daily specials. We have the Penne pasta special with a coconut shrimp appetizer. Shrimp was very tasty and the pasta dish was very very tasty

Thank Furlough
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't enthused with the menu, I had some sort of Mexican appetizer which consisted of beans, rice, and other veggie things. It was ok. My husband had their special soup which he like but I thought was horrible. After a long day on the...More

Thank eernuts
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28 May 2017|
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Response from CyndyJoPo | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations and your whole party needs to be on site in order to put your name in for a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-0026
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