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Cafe Franco's

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1700 N Croatan Hwy, Dare Center MP 7, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9259
+1 252-255-2232
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Toronto, Ohio
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We come here every trip to OBX (More than once during our stay) Pasta dishes (manacotti & baker ziti & ziti w vodka sauce) was of great taste and decent portions. Meatball sandwich is Delicious also. Bread paired w real butter--yum!! Easy to find (Food lion/Belk plaza) for those that aren't familiar w OBX-also take out is available (some restaurants... More 

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Thank mbfresh2o
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Staff was very good. Lasagna was delious. Great atmosphere. You were able to talk with your friends without having to yell to be heard. Will go back.

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Thank 0314Molly
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

KILLER food, very nice people....you will never regret eating here!!! Hot bread served with spicy olive oil is AMAZING. I've been threre often..ALWAYS a treat, ALWAYS excellent. WE LOVE IT.

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Thank Randy W
Manteo, North Carolina
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Friends had told us they had good food here, but they were wrong...the food is Awesome! I tried the eggplant parmesan, it was breaded well, nice and crispy, even smothered in mozzarella cheese. The spaghetti was perfectly all dente, and even my husband (who hates spaghetti) liked it! Portions were very generous, and challenging to finish. Atmosphere was very nice,... More 

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Thank Lisa P
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Food was good. In a shopping center so you might miss this place. Average prices. Staff was helpful. Good for kids.

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Thank tammy o
NY
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Delicious food and friendly staff. Generous portions too. We had the burrata special and it was mouth watering. We had the tasty cheesy bread and the incredible baked ziti. Save room for dessert, we had the Italian cream cake and the zeppoles We will certainly return next year!

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Thank Donna M
Chesapeake, Virginia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Just had a terrific meal at Franco's...not to be missed restaurant if you are looking for excellent food. We had the antipasto, the figgy pizza and the seafood portofino, all were delicious. Great service too! The owners are on site and making sure everyone is having a great experience.

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Thank Diana B
Augusta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Absolutely delicious! By far the best place we ate on our trip... and I loved the family feel to it.

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Thank laura88279
Saint Leonard, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my husband while vacationing in the Outer Banks. We arrived at 6:00 and were seated right away. I had a special which was wild mushroom ravioli. My husband had chicken Parmesan. Both were delicious. We will definitely return!!

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Thank julieandus
Corning,NY
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

It was a must that we returned to Cafe Franco's! Food was delicious as last time we were in OBX! Service wasn't the greatest this time, but the food did make up for it. Even though it is in a plaza, don't let it scare you, it is worth a try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 N Croatan Hwy, Dare Center MP 7, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9259
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-2232

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