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Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
+1 252-441-5955
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (255 reviews)
“hush puppies” (88 reviews)
“crab balls” (21 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seafood raw bar and restaurant... Kinda a tourist trap but we eat there some...This place reminds me of cooking seafood at home...They do half the work and hand you a basket so you have to fight the seafood out the shell...Its always buzzy so I...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably priced food,with very ample portions.A very casual and very popular.No reservations accepted so the wait to be seated can be quite long,as the place is not very big.Like most of the eateries on OBX summer high season it can be a real zoo.Since I...More

Thank waltb48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family was here in the summer and tried to eat but they were on a 2 hour+ wait. Came in this week and breezed right in. Our food was delicious. We split a bunch of stuff like the steamed shrimp (happy hour BOGO 1/2...More

Thank Sara N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Live the local feel about it. The seafood was moderately priced and outstanding. I had one of the steamer combos that included crab legs, clams, oysters and shrimp in old bay. My husband had the fried oysters. The server was attentive and...More

Thank sarera1
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I had a great meal. It was alot of food for a reasonable price. The waitress was very nice. If you need lunch and are on a budget this where to go. Great food great prices.

Thank 566temekaj
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting for the first trip me at a private function upstairs. Had finger appetizers and food was delicious! Bar service was fantastic.

Thank Debbi B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a piece of fried fish then this place may work for you...nothing out of the ordinary or special...menu said fresh catch but....all deep fried...fried french fries.. coleslaw...really can't recommend anything else here.

Thank dimc15
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Fried oysters were excellent. Breading was tasty, sauces were perfect. Redskin potatoes top notch. Great locals spot. Can't go wrong . Been there a few times, always good.

Thank mark c
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The steamed shrimp and oysters were pretty good, and the ocean view was very nice. I was expecting more, in terms of the oysters, but overall everything was decent.

Thank Stephanie Z
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We loved it so much we had to go back again. Food was fantastic and servers and oyster shuckers were so friendly and funny to talk to.

Thank Lenora F
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Larry H | Reviewed this property |
They do.
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25 August 2016|
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Response from matthew n | Reviewed this property |
I have only been in the summer - Sorry --
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Response from Tombow | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead, but I think they can accommodate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-5955
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