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Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
+1 252-261-2546
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part of our 25th anniversary trip, my husband and I attended the Shrimp Cookoff hosted at the Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar. I am a shrimp lover and thought it would be fun and it was. The various shrimp dishes were very tasty...More

Thank Mikki H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Visited during a 3-day trip with my spouse. Wanted some great authentic seafood to put an exclamation mark on our trip. We knew Ocean Boulevard would be pricey but decided to splurge. The atmosphere was very good and romantic and the service was outstanding; wish...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were in OBX for a week and the meal we had here was by far the best. We made a reservation, unsure of how busy they would be, even though it was off season. Our server, Annette, was friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. She explained...More

Thank VAlovetotravel2
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is an upscale restaurant with a good wine list and flavorful bistro food. We were sitting at the bar before we realized that there were bar seats in front of the open kitchen where we would have preferred to sit, but some others had...More

Thank TripMember25102016
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The food was excellent! Everything was fresh and made to order. Our waiter, Greg, was wonderful. We are locals, and this is our favorite restaurant on the Outer Banks.

Thank barbaraO6416ZP
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is wonderful to see old friends and even better when those friends run one of the best restaurants on the Outer Banks! Heather and Donnie never fail to provide super food and a lively atmosphere. They are into the Fall menu and it is...More

Thank Roo&ACE
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink a quick bite to eat, atmosphere was great, our bartender Claire was attentive & friendly & my wife ordered one of the specialty martinis the OBtini I think, we ordered the sashimi app, which had a great presentation but was...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Continues to be my favorite restaurant on the Outer Banks! Wonderful dinner tonight with great service. I enjoyed the duck, wonderful treat!

Thank Anne31May
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Last year was our first time visiting and we made it three times in two weeks because it was that good. This year we made it by ourselves once and brought another couple as thanks and because the meal was that special. We would have...More

Thank Happyvisitor106
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were seated by a small table near the open kitchen. They have 3-4 seats at the kitchen window if you want to really watch the cooking! We had the she crab soup, Caesar salad, sea scallops, and pork tenderloin. All we're very good. Too...More

Thank V5656KCMichael_G
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Lauren W
20 June 2017|
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Response from JuiceChef | Property representative |
We sure do have Gluten Free options! We usually negotiate those items at the table - and about a third of the menu is ready to accommodate. We also cook just about everything to order so we can make modifications where... More
17 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 36
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 Virginia Dare Trl N, Intersection of East Eckner Street and Highway 12, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-3944
    (Eckner St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2546
  • E-mail
Open nightly through all seasons, all year - Ocean Boulevard is an American Bistro with a Seasonal Menu, a unique and comprehensive wine list, and great martinis. We provide a Global influence to Regional foods sourced from the dock of Wanchese, the fields of Currituck, and beyond. Located across from the Kitty Hawk Beach in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, this restaurant is a priority experience for Visitors and Island Locals alike.
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