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Capt'n Franks

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3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
+1 252-261-9923
10:30 - 15:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our lunch at Capt'n Franks was ok. We tried the chicago dogs, chili cheese dogs, and one with just mustard and ketchup. Also fries and chili cheese fries. The dogs were ok. Hoped for something a little more noteworthy, especially based on the price (e.g., $3.50 for one chicago dog). The chili cheese fries were kinda soggy. We were also... More 

Thank bgNC67
raleigh, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been coming to this place since our children were in elementary school,,they are now 26 and 24. Always fun and good.

Thank Jan R
kill devil hills
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171 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating here for many many years, (try 40). And this place never disappoints. French fries are da bomb, especially the cheese fries! And the dogs are just terrific. We have had everything on their menu and never have had a bad meal. And Melissa is a true gem. We love her!

Thank chupakilldevilhills
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always have have to stop when I'm in the Outer Banks for a couple of Chicago dogs. This play is always the same - good dogs and fast. Classic.

Thank wkspen
Owings Mills, Maryland
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Have been coming to this special spot for 20 years and feel like we've been deprived if we can't make it. Hot dog specialists, every thing from plain dog to 12 inch "junk yard dog" with everything possible. Also other things on the menus but made to order dogs rule the day. Not fancy just special. Check out the pics... More 

Thank daderdoc
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a great lunch spot for families. The sandwiches are delicious and the fries are very good. The steamed shrimp is a hit with everyone!

Thank cynthiap119
Warsaw, Virginia
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Having driven past this place for years, we finally stopped and I am glad we did. Although it was crowded we had our taken at the counter and all of our questions were answered. We ordered different dogs and my wife hit the jackpot by ordering a chil

Thank gov5180
Cary, North Carolina
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Who doesn't like a good hot dog. Went for lunch with the kids. Any number of options from foot longs to fully covered with slaw and chilli

Thank TeamUSMC
Corolla, North Carolina
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193 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Off season and able to place my order with no one in line. But, the line can easily be to the door in season. "Take out, please." I wanted to go with something different, but, like every time I'm here, I carefully review the choices on the board behind the counter and cannot get myself to do it. Mustard, onion... More 

Thank DK B
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and I have stopped here on 2 separate occasions as we start our vacation. It is easily accessible, as soon as you make the right turn into kitty hawk. We grab a quick hotdog here, to hold us til we have checked into our rental house. Quick hotdog key word here. We don't get 2 apiece, too $$ for... More 

Thank mrsbaa85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-9923

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