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Rundown Cafe

5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
+1 252-255-0026
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“coconut shrimp” (44 reviews)
“rundown soup” (23 reviews)
“salad” (48 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ah! So great! We were in Kitty Hawk for a Bachelorette Weekend. We arrived on Friday and stopped in for a quick drink. The bartender, Mike, was so welcoming. He gave us tons of recommendations for the weekend and was a delight to be around....More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Vegetarian Thali plate here & it was AMAZING!!! The black beans, rice, hummus, fried eggplant, marinated cabbage, flatbread & condiments were not only fresh as could be but the flavor was amazing! As a vegetarian, it's not always easy to find a delicious...More

Thank razzledazzle749
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Polynesian Chicken and Veggie Salad was top notch. Great location and service! Definitely recommend and plan to be back.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a Sunday with a group of 7 on our way to Ocracoke, menu was great. Drink special Bloody Marys were outstanding, had a great huge salad, service was excellent for a large group without reservations will definitely go again, loved it.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped for another place, but decided to try this instead. The place was clean, and very bright. The service was exactly what I expected, and very polite. The food was very tasty, but could have been a little warmer when brought out. Coffee super...More

Thank HeatherSchillaci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must for me on our annual OBX vacation. The atmosphere is fun, the food is outrageous and the staff wonderful. Last trip in I had the calamari steak and can’t stop thinking about it. Actually my girls ordered it too and loved...More

Thank Meanglani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is delicious and makes coming worth the trip despite the so-so service. We had a waitress and a waiter in training. The waiter in training was nicer and more attentive than the waitress by far. I think this is one of those...More

Thank rebeccalS6462QU
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I come here often, but today I was exceptionally excited be here. Both Matt and Mike were here. From point A to point B, I was treated with the best service I have ever gotten. The food was amazing too! Talk about catering to the...More

Thank Justine Rae B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with my family after the Flying Pirate Half-Marathon. The fish bites appetizer with jerk sauce is fantastic. A must stop.

Thank Dewald C
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Check the menu before you go. This borders an oriental type dining experience. I got coconut shrimp and rice and beans and it was really good. My kiddo got clam strips and chips and it would have been enough for an adult meal. Everyone else...More

Thank Beachfeets
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29 May 2017|
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Response from CyndyJoPo | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations and your whole party needs to be on site in order to put your name in for a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-0026
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