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The Good Life Gourmet

3712 N Croatan Hwy, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9233
+1 252-480-2855
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“home fries” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3712 N Croatan Hwy, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9233
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Amazing. Outer Banks is March vacation time for us Bostonians for over two decades. We love to try all the new new places. The best of the best of the best for us is "Russo Bistro and Bar" in Kitty Hawk. They serve breakfast (amazing),...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I have been dining at Good Life for several years and was sorry to see it changing 'hands' but Joey Russo has changed the way we know breakfast. Joey has turned breakfast in to the 'new dinner'. If you haven't visited Russo's for breakfast......what are...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Why continue putting up reviews on a site that had been transformed, as people will be confused? Need a separate listing. Will just say that Russo’s did not disappoint us for a lunch visit.

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We headed out for the day with no real plan other than we were hungry. After driving around we decided to stop in this place and we are sure glad that we did. We were unsure of what to expect as we didn't read reviews...More

Thank Becca611
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We cannot get enough of Russo’s. As the chef says, it’s all about passion, and he has it in aces. Breakfasts are outa this world, owning a B&B for 13 years we know how hard it is to find a fresh, quality breakfast, vs fried...More

Thank Shellie L
Reviewed 19 November 2017

After a period of preparation, Joey Russo has completed the transformation of Good Life Gourmet to RUSSO'S BISTRO & BAR. Top-notch food and great service. We eat there frequently and can recommend anything off the breakfast and lunch menus. The Evening menu changes according to...More

Thank OBXhawkeye
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place has changed configurations a few times over the years. They have some lunch and deli items, but we go there for the breakfast. The coffee is good, biscuits, and omelets. They had a special with corned beef hash that was really good as...More

Thank dhensley
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We enjoyed breakfast here on a few mornings of our vacation. Nice atmosphere. Friendly service and clean restrooms. Cappuccino left a bit to be desired

Thank 411Vacationer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times and it never disappoints. Service is fast and friendly. Food is always hot and delicious. My husband and son both got the crab omelette, it was so big I helped my son eat his.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My wife and I just picked this restaurant when we went for a drive as we vacationed at Duck. Good choice. My wife's choice was the Farmers Daughter sandwich. I choose the Applewood. We each we're completely pleased with our choices. Mine was the best...More

Thank calabriavince
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3712 N Croatan Hwy, Unit A, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9233
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-2855
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