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Capt'n Franks

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3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
+1 252-261-9923
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10:30 - 15:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch there today, very good! Had a footling but Chicago style with fries. Great view on upper deck!

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Thank Millgare
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A trip to the Outer banks would not be complete without a visit to long established Capt'n Franks. They serve Oscar Mayer hot dogs and they do it quickly. It is not a fancy place, but it is friendly and the food is wonderful. I live close by so I get to stop in often, like today for lunch! Yummy

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Thank OBX200
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Capt'n Franks is reasonably priced and had some really good hot dogs and corn dogs. Ths staff was really friendly and we received out food super fast. The cheese fries were good too.

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Thank Angela M
williamsburg, va
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't eat hot dogs but we've been hearing about Franks for years. So this trip we stopped by with our friends. They loved their hotdogs. I got the chicken salad sandwich and Oh My Gosh!!! It was awesome! Big chunks of chicken and fresh lettuce and tomato. I could only eat half, but my hubby was happy to help... More 

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Thank cksteger
Washington, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted something that wasn't a fast food chain. stopped here. Enjoyed a great corn dog and fries. Husband had a foot long . the food was great. Would definitely stop here again.

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Thank Virginia M
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Best hotdogs on the East Coast. We always get a large cheese fries to share. They cannot be missed. Plan on this place when you visit the Outer Banks!

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Thank maggywells
Coinjock, North Carolina
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you are in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina-check out Captain Frank's. This is a great place to enjoy hot dogs of all kinds including New York hot sausage and kraut dogs. If you enjoy the hot dog experience, this is the place to hang out. I, as well as many locals, eat here often. Note this place is a popular... More 

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Thank James H
Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our lunch at Capt'n Franks was ok. We tried the chicago dogs, chili cheese dogs, and one with just mustard and ketchup. Also fries and chili cheese fries. The dogs were ok. Hoped for something a little more noteworthy, especially based on the price (e.g., $3.50 for one chicago dog). The chili cheese fries were kinda soggy. We were also... More 

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Thank bgNC67
raleigh, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Have been coming to this place since our children were in elementary school,,they are now 26 and 24. Always fun and good.

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Thank Jan R
kill devil hills
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173 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have been eating here for many many years, (try 40). And this place never disappoints. French fries are da bomb, especially the cheese fries! And the dogs are just terrific. We have had everything on their menu and never have had a bad meal. And Melissa is a true gem. We love her!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-9923

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