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Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar

1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, MP 6 3/4 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9227
+1 252-441-6530
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood lasagna” (35 reviews)
“prime rib” (71 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, MP 6 3/4 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9227
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was there Saturday with friends. I ordered the warm spinach crab meat with spinach. The spinach was sitting in luke warm water and the crab meat looked strange. I ate some and got sick shortly afterward. The remainder of my trip was ruined. I...More

Thank Traci Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I found this place years ago and each time(2-4)/year, this is THE place we make sure to eat!! The food is great-never had a bad dish and the cooking staff does great in personalizing as you want it! Wait staff is attentive...More

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to the Jolly Roger. Very impressed. Went for breakfast with a group of about 14. The menu selection was great. The food was Fantastic!! Wish I could give it more than 5 stars. Everyone was very pleased with their food and the service....More

Thank Roadwarrior7510
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group on the coast for the Flying Pirate Half Marathon. As has become our tradition over the past couple of years we go the night before to the Jolly Roger for Italian food and fellowship. Once again the Jolly Roger provided this:...More

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had a strange atmosphere. The bar was quite small and the hostess seemed offended that I asked about sitting in the bar area. There was not a good draft selection. The dining area was ok, but the red lights strung throughout made me...More

Thank Dale W
sgodwin_1, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dale, I’m very sorry that Jolly’s unique and eclectic atmosphere was not to your liking . Operating for 36 years, Miss Carol Ann prides herself for remaining one of the last Outer Banks iconic establishments. We remain true to her standards of offering quality and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the local favorite on a Thursday night. The menu is extensive, everybody can find something to enjoy. Stuffed mushroom appetizer, Spinach Seafood Gorgonzola Pasta, Fried Shrimp, Prime Rib and Ribeye steak was enjoyed by all. Fresh Salads, homemade dressing and wonderful bread with...More

1  Thank JoAnn9210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service! Wait staff is very friendly. There is a cute gift Shoppe as well. Very interesting place. Prices are reasonable. Dinner my husband had seafood lasagna he said it was so good. I had sausage and peppers and it was delicious. I...More

Thank Tina J
sgodwin_1, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tina, Thank you for choosing the Jolly Roger. We are so pleased to read how much you enjoyed your meals. It was our pleasure to serve you . Sherri Marsicano Marketing/Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, fantastic service! We had breakfast there and all 6 of us enjoyed our choices. We will definitely go back again, we want to try dinner.

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast, come early- before 9 or 10, and parking and wait won’t be too bad. I got a meal with pancake instead of toast and gave that to my 3 year old. I also shared my side of baked apples that I would...More

1  Thank Holly G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in the OBX for a weekend and it being off season, it was hard to find restaurants open let alone open for breakfast. In searching what was close to our hotel we came upon Jolly Roger, and it was by far the best meal...More

1  Thank Ses73317
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the awesome reply!!! I hope that we will be one of your mainstays while visiting the OBX! Come see us soon! Susan/day manager

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Questions & Answers
25 May 2016|
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Response from sgodwin_1 | Property representative |
We have an outside, upstairs deck that we allow dogs on, so YES!!!!!
5 April 2016|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
We went on Thursday night and they did have karaoke.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, MP 6 3/4 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9227
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-6530
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