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Bonzer Shack

) #19 of 55 Restaurants in Kill Devil Hills ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar
1200 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
+1 252-480-1010
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“grit cake” (29 reviews)
“fish tacos” (19 reviews)
“gouda grits” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar
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1200 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
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Reviewed yesterday

The tacos are their best effort. We enjoyed the fresh fish tacos, and the chicken tacos. They were above average in quality, and served with ample, but not special, side dishes. The kids menu is good, with burgers was well as French toast, available for...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was very quaint! Nice atmosphere and great servers! The food is delicious and the drinks are cold!! We will definitely be back!! Thanks surfers!!!

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our journey at Fish Heads, which was great, and decided to Uber it up to Bonzer's based on the reviews we read online. The place is great. Live music, a little small on the outside but has a great outdoor area with cornhole...More

Thank PirateFloyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so went here based on online recommendation and was not disappointed. Place lived up to expectations.....surf boards on the ceiling, great beer selection, signature cocktails made with local liquor (honeysuckle vodka Mojitos was super yummy).....food was tasty, and the fish was fresh. Outdoor seating...More

1  Thank Jenn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoy this place every time we visit. The staff is very friendly, welcoming and treat us like family. The food is great and the drinks are always good! Try the hippie dip or the wings, they are spot on! Hanging out in the back...More

1  Thank amybarclay99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there with a group for dinner-14 people. First words out of the server and hostess' mouths were " we aren't set up for large groups and we probably won't serve them this summer". In other words , don't come back! They were short...More

Thank Sharon59xx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beach themed restaurant bar decorated with various surf boards throughout the establishment, Bonzer’s Shack is a local’s hangout with a decent selection of beer and food. The best part? Local live music on the weekend. My wife and I went for the music, some...More

1  Thank nakamark
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped in for a quick lunch. We had the pork tacos and fish tacos. Both were very good. Staff and atmosphere were both good. Outside seating is available.

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is an excellent local restaurant very close to the beach. The atmosphere is fun and very beachy. The services was good and the food was great. We had some Fried Green tomatoes, which my Mom said they were the best she'd ever had. Then...More

1  Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Authentic, unique and tasty food. Environment is comfortable for lunch amd dinner. Staff is welcoming and friendly.

Thank smurfina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1010
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The most laid back beach grill on the Outer Banks featuring bistro quality Coastal Comfort Food all with a throwback to the surfboard shapers and wave riders on the break! The Shack has an inviting and warm old school driftwood atmosphere with an awesome sandy yard with outdoor games and tables located right on the Beach Road at Mile Post 9, just across from the Sand and Surf.