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Spanky's Grille

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4105 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
+1 252-261-1917
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Just good old-fashioned burgers and dogs at a decent price. (Where else can you still get a hot dog for under a buck?) Friendly owner and service. Right on the main highway. Try the 2-pound Vulcan Burger if you dare.

Thank IfYouAskUS
Gloucester, Virginia
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This eatery has been around about 10 years. It servers hamburgers,hot dogs and a variety of seafood burgers. Pricing is reasonable and free refills of your drink. It's a local favorite if your going to the Outer Banks.

Thank Michael K
Apex, North Carolina
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered lunch baskets. Shrimp "burger" had popcorn shrimp, lettuce, onions with side of fries. Fries were excellent. Shrimp was abundant, but just "ok", not great. It is hard with small shrimp to deep fry for perfect timing. Son had a burger, which was great, with good tater tots! Order at cashier, find a seat, then staff brings baskets to you.... More 

Thank ncaronna7
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

8 of us in my party and we all loved everything we got. Very reasonable also! We will be back on our next trip.

Thank ccarpenter1963
Windber, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on vacation. 6 people in our family ate for $30. Cant wait to come back again next year. Oh, and the sweet tea is on point 👌

Thank Kali G
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great place to stop for lunch when you are short of time or you don't want to get out of your beach clothes. Food is excellent and moderately priced.

Thank hugoclee
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a classic burger joint that both visitors and locals flock to. I always have to stop here when visiting the Outer Banks. Burgers are fresh made, hand-packed and juicy. Onion rings are homemade and delicious. Dogs are deep fried to perfection. The prices are extremely reasonable. This is a must stop place in Kitty Hawk!

Thank Joe L
Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Service friendly and fast. We enjoy their lunch specials. The seafood specials, not so much. The American menu they do well for fast food. We will not order the flounder or the crab cake again. We like this place for lunch, but not for seafood.

Thank civilwar64
Mechanicsville, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

One of the best quarter pound cheeseburgers I ever ate. And the fries were done perfectly. Great southern sweet tea. Very casual atmosphere and friendly servers.

Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted a good burger and this is the place! Everything was so fresh. Slaw was delicious and was still hungry and order some chicken. The price is so right!

Thank Jack B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4105 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-1917

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