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Jimmy's Seafood Buffet

4117 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
+1 252-261-4973
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible24%
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“lobster tail” (29 reviews)
“crawfish” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4117 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We decided to give this place a try while at the outer banks. We sure made a mistake. The food was disgusting. The crab legs were really not that good and a lot of the other foods were cold. I have never seen people gorge...More

2  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect looking on the outside but once we stepped inside my doubts we're put aside. The hostess immediately said hello then seated us, no it was not empty by any means. Our waitress came and took our drink order right...More

1  Thank sabrinabhi
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have been at the Outer Banks many times, but we never ate here since the line was always out the door. Since it was later in the season, we gave it a go. It was quite the experience. We have eaten at the other...More

1  Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went for the buffet on Wednesday as they have 10 different kinds of crab legs. We have a family of 10 ranging from ages 1 thru 58 and all parties were satisfied. There is a regular menu to choose from if you don't want...More

1  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a seafood buffet, but also somewhere that I could order from the menu since I'm allergic to shellfish. Waitress brought me a menu. Only options on the menu other than seafood was a hamburger, a steak, a pork chop or chicken...More

Thank 252debram
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Don't go with a large group...If your looking to spend a lot of money and get treated poorly then this is the place for you...wont be back...

Thank barry f
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have the review three stars because the option for 2 1/2 isn't available. I'm not entirely sure what the excitement is about considering it is $34 a person..not joking. There is a lot to be desired when my napkins are paper towels and the...More

Thank shottsinthedarkpara
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent sea food buffet. Anything seafood you want. Regular food as well! Great atmosphere! Always people there eating!

Thank Keeley M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Went early on Friday.. Had Lobster tails until 4:30... Delicious.. so many foods to choose from.. I stuck with seafood.. Steamed clams, crab legs, Lobster tails..Ohhh MY

Thank Ray Bonnie Q
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, I had an entire dinner consisting of all you can eat lobster tails, snow crab legs, and scallops. There was a lot of "meat" in each of these, and sweetness in each. I also had a piece of pie and ice cream. There was...More

Thank thisis99
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Questions & Answers
20 August 2017|
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Response from driveobx | Property representative |
Usually the best times are before 5:30pm or after 7:30pm. The food stays plentiful until 10:30pm. The less busy days are Sundays Monday and Saturday. Call and get your name on the waitlist to cut down wait time
Michele S
7 June 2017|
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Response from Kelly0301 | Reviewed this property |
They also have a small salad bar and sides as well. If I remember right they might have some baked fish as well
Rick S
1 June 2017|
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Response from CBJ845 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, if she has been a vegetarian for a while she will not be happy with the options. I love all kinds of foods and I was disappointed in the salad as it was dehydrated. My suggestion is try somewhere else.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4117 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-4973
Jimmy's Seafood Buffet is a fresh seafood buffet restaurant located in Kitty Hawk, NC. We strive to provide our customers with fresh all-you-can-eat seafood that actually tastes great! Our goal is to offer as much local fish and shellfish as possible, but source crab legs from all over the country. In addition to our fresh seafood, we serve dishes with flavors from all around the world with an emphasis on Caribbean flavors. We feature over 100 items, all of which are made fresh, in-house, daily. As a family-owned business, we aim to make Jimmy's a great place for the whole family. On any given visit you might find pony rides for the kids, putt putt, or live entertainment to accompany your dinner. That's why some of our fans call us their "Vacation Destination"! Visit Jimmy's Seafood Buffet today for a memorable meal with the whole family!
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