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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 27 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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59 reviews
42 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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179 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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
Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Fun flavors, friendly folks, fabulous frankfurters! They have an all-beef dog or a more traditional "snap" dog with the skin. From there the toppings are many and fun. My personal favorite is the Jamaican dog, sauteed in jerk seasoning and topped with mango salsa. Plenty of combos for the more less adventurous taste-buds, from homemade chili and cheese to plain... More 

Thank AJ1020
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have gone to Capt'n Franks the past 2 times we've visited Kitty Hawk. The hot dogs are standard, but yummy! We tried onion rings the last time we went and they were delicious. The atmosphere and neat and it's always packed!

Thank clieb33
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is yummy, whether hot dogs are a snack or luxury food...these guys have every combo that'll have you falling in love time and time again! I can't wait to go here in the fall on my short weekend 😊

Thank LdnSal

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?