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Celebrating 30 years as a family owned and operated local's favorite, Kelly's features angus beef, chicken, pasta and vegetarian dishes, highlighting North Carolina Outer Banks Catch seafood! Enjoy a wide range of menu options from raw bar selections, grilled, broiled or fried fresh fish to steamed oysters, clams, shrimp and crab legs. Kelly's is famous not only for their fresh seafood dishes but for their mouth-watering sweet potato biscuits and made from scratch delectable desserts - made in house daily. Kelly's offers an extensive Wine Spectator award-winning wine collection that will complement any meal. The Executive Chef and culinary staff will accommodate gluten-free and other dietary…
Our family always has a dinner at Kelly's when visiting the Outer Banks. Service and food are excellent. I had filet and it was fantastic! Everyone loved their meals. I highly recommend having a dinner here.
We have eaten at Kelly's several times over the years. While the service staff is good and cares a lot, sometimes the wait is longer than it should be. While the food is consistently good it is not outstanding. Very large restaurant that sometimes does...More
For a long time, we have visited Kelly's with another couple and have never been disappointed with the food. Love the atmosphere in the main dining area with high backed booths for added privacy. We will miss the Kelly's experience.
I had a really good dinner - I choose the smoky filet Oscar. It was done just as I asked.. But go there for their biscuits-they melt in tour mouth! (Kelly's will give you the recipe,)My dinner was very good. Just enough - I wasn't...More
Suprised to read some poor reviews, that was not our experience at Kelly's. They seated us (table for 4) even though they were serving an employee's wedding reception that night. Our waiter was very attentive and our meal came quickly. We later found out the...More
We've been patron's of Kellys for 20+ years.. The food is always good and the service is always good.. I dont mean this in a bad way..but Kelly's is such a tourist trap..so during the Sumner months.. Prepare to wait for a table, because all...More
Date of visit: September 2017
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KellysOuterBanks, Public Relations Manager at Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017
Thanks so much for your review and suggestions! We hope you come back and see us!
Stopped in with 4 adults for dinner on Wednesday evening about 5:30 pm 9/20/17. No one at all in the reception area. After a few minutes of waiting, a man (did not ID who he was, clearly not official uniform) came into the reception &...More
Have not been to the Outer Banks for almost 20 years. Remembered Kelly's as always being good. Has not changed! The salmon my wife had was the best she has had while dining out. I had a combination dish of crab, shrimp and scallops. Very...More
Date of visit: September 2017
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KellysOuterBanks, Public Relations Manager at Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017
Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal and hope you will come back and see us!