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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
+1 252-480-0967
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (254 reviews)
“garbage plate” (43 reviews)
“pork plate” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A foggy, misty day on the beach turned sunny inside this popular watering hole. The bartender was one of the best. She certainly knew her way around the service side of the bar. Special orders did not slow the pace. The food was very good,...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Caribbean food, very good service. Place is usually pretty lively. Good for lunch or dinner, families and anyone else.

Thank bwdailey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorites... everything is great ! A Polynesian / Caribbean type twist on its food. Every trip it’s the number one place the family wants to eat.... go early. Mama Kwans gets super busy at noon and 530.

Thank BudLeary
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Mama Kwan’s Grill and Tiki Bar for dinner with family and guests. As we expected it was busy and our party of 5 had a 25 minute wait for a table. We came expecting very good food and found it to be average...More

Thank Speck411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was fantastic but food was average at best. Our table got a variety and nothing really stood out. The atmosphere was nice and the place was friendly.

Thank Cmarsh100
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Best Jerk Chicken Tacos I've ever had. It has a super neat Tiki theme. I highly recommend eating here if you are at The Outer Banks.

Thank Savannah L
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We went for lunch, it was crowded, service good,had fish tacos, their specialty- excellent, large portions, price fair,good food selections,

Thank rjtChantill_va
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

It doesn't matter they are both winners! As always a staple for being in the OBX. I've been coming here since I was 12/13 years old now almost 30 I'm bringing my kids.

Thank Joshua W
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Whenever we visit the Outer Banks, Mama Kwans is a must visit. We stopped by for lunch and I thoroughly enjoyed the fish tacos...my absolute favorite. My husband tried the garbage plate and my daughter tried the crabcake sandwich. I took a bite of their...More

Thank mom2girlz
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Been a while but stopped in Mamas for a quick lunch and got a wonderful taste of fusion once again. Great service (no in season crowd yet) and fresh creative meal with plenty of beer to choose from. Previously a favorite when there with kids...More

Thank daderdoc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8718
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-0967
We have been serving the Outer Banks, NC for the past 10 years, with our very own twist on food from around the world – and around the block.Our local seafood menu is designed to cover all types of tastes, so even the pickiest member of your party will find something they enjoy.We’re a laid back, fun and offer a casual dining experience for the entire family. We offer a kids menu, so everyone will find their happy place.We laugh a lot and smile because we enjoy what we do here. We hope you enjoy your time here at our local OBX bar and grill, and on vacation at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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