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Capt'n Franks

3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
+1 252-261-9923
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot dog” (149 reviews)
“chilli” (19 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
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American, Fast food
3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch around 1:30... very busy but the line moves quick. Had the Chicago and the Junkyard dogs. Both were fabulous. Bro in law had the chili cheese fries and was very pleased. Highly recommend, just don't look at the back wall if you're...More

Thank Bradaa7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I travel to a place like the Outer Banks, ambiance is just as important to me as the food. Capt'n Franks had a great selection, good food and really was the perfect lunch spot. We ordered at the counter and then the staff brings...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lunch on National Hotdog day at Capt. Franks which is hotdogs, hotdogs and hotdogs! The bacon cheese dog is especially good. This is a traditional place on the OBX and been serving hotdogs since 1975.

Thank chfd1dj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hot dog was surprisingly like the small hot dogs I buy from the super market. The fries were crinkle cut fries from the super market. Huh?? I had the mad dog. The peppers on to were dried out. The other toppings were mere hints....More

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the footlong dog, the corndog, the Texas Dog, Beer Battered Onion Rings and fries. They were delish! The chili is made there and it was very good. The atmosphere is very beach-shack inspired and we really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Treehouse-2000
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice meal, and the people were really helpful getting our drinks to the table even think it's counter service. We had our hands full with two kids, and they noticed and helped get our food to us. The atmosphere was nice and...More

Thank whitney1984
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Lunch after a gruelling site seeing morning. The line had five people ahead of us, but the local standing in front of us (who was carrying out his order back to his office) told one of us to go and snag a table. I could...More

Thank pfkanagy
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This has been a go to for first stop on Outer Banks vacations The food is great and good prices The staff is friendly and service is quick May have to wait in line but usually not long and no matter how long it's worth...More

Thank Campbell H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Stopped in for a quick hot dog. I got the "texas" dog which had chili, mustard, and onions. Really good dog. Service was fast and friendly. Yummy!

Thank dlfulton85
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Obviously, not me! More than dogs... although it was good, hubby got grouper and son got grilled chicken! Good!!!

Thank burchperch
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
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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