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Food Dudes

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1216 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7747
+1 252-441-7994
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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North Carolina, USA
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113 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Visiting the Wright Brothers memorial and were trying to find a place for lunch. After several attempts going to restaurants that were closed for the season, we came upon Food Dudes. A small restaurant in a small strip of businesses. The place is small, seats probably 20 at the most. Service was good, prices reasonable, but the food just so,... More 

Thank nc2gulf57
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Dinner time during the summer, expect a wait. The wait is well worth it as the service, food, cleanliness and friendliness are one of a kind. It's small, sit at a table or the bar and wait staff will be very attentive and courteous. Food~delicious fish tacos(Taco Thursday), salads, sandwiches, fish of all types, full service bar, too. Give it... More 

Thank Jane R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We ended up trying this place after the marathon due to lots of other restaurants being closed. It turned out to be a great surprise. The service was great. The food was delicious. Try the shrimp spring rolls, they are yummy. We also really enjoyed the bbq chicken quesadilla. Solid food all around.

Thank Laura C
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My son ate his whole burger for the first time ever. Bacon avacado burger. We fought over the waffle fries that were left on his plate. The tuna special was great. I loved the mahi mahi blackened tacos. Great service as well. We will come back..

Thank Ina R
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

First time was in July while on vacation with family. Food was awesome. Went again November 4th and it was great again. Everything we have tried has been perfect.

Thank FamilyManENC
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food in this small hole in the wall.the food was excellent especially the potato cake.

Thank Philip M
Midland, Michigan
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We spotted this place while exploring the area, and the name was what brought us in! It's located in a small strip mall, and there isn't a whole lot of seating, but the food is pretty good. The service was good, and our dinners arrived fairly quick. Nice place!

Thank RTMich
Hagerstown, Maryland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We tried Food Dudes last week based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in a little shopping center on Beach Road and we almost missed it. The interior is very small. We were there early and easily got a table, but I can see that if it filled up, you would have to wait and... More 

Thank ImmaBeGoin
Statesville, North Carolina, United States
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134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Don't let my title fool you. I love small hole in the wall places this was a great place. Lise was a great server. The food was good, hot and fresh. The atmosphere was like a surfing spot. Not an over abundance of seating, but that adds to the charm.

Thank Jim C
New Bern, NC
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121 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch. Interesting and promising menu--also great selection of of beer. Our meals were good--just not great. The description was awesome and presentation great but was lacking seasoning. We did have nachos topped with mahi, which were the highlight of the meal. I would imagine that this place would be better for late night drinks and snacks.... More 

Thank nbchica

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 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: +1 252-441-7994

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