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Big Daddy's Restaurant

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206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3600
+1 910-458-8622
Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Fri 16:00 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Kure Beach, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dark, dingy, unclean, lousy food, lousy service. If it weren't for hapless tourists, this place would close. Locals do not go there.

2 Thank RandyGilliland
Wilmington, North Carolina
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140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

There is delicious seafood and a good variety of other menu items. Everything I've tasted at Big Daddy's has been great.

1 Thank krissypoo79
Morrisville, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Eggs Benedict were not as expected. English muffins not cooked, cold bacon and the hollandaise was a spritz if something other than hollandaise. Hash browns cold as well. Not offered a Bloody Mary or Mimosa and no evidence of offering. Will continue to go to the diner as it does not dissapoint.

Thank ejoanner
Phoenix, Maryland, United States
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This restaurant is good for fried seafood at the beach. It is lightly breaded (called Calabash style). The food is good. The shrimp were larger than I like (I had to cut them in half). The cole slaw and french fries were good as were the hushpuppies. The prices a are a little higher than other seafood restaurants in the... More 

1 Thank MLB5313
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337 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had brunch here on a Saturday and it was pretty good. The "Bloody Mary Bar" was lackluster but it had most of what one needed for a decent Bloody Mary. Next time I'd just leave it up to the bartender. I had a breakfast burrito, which was pretty good (certainly big enough) but it could have come out a... More 

1 Thank TallTraveler2013
Myrtle Beach
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Enjoyed a seafood dinner in a quiet atmosphere. Service was quick and the staff was friendly and attentive.

1 Thank MBChemist
Los Angeles
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were on vacation in Kure Beach for a week, and our hosts recommended that we go to Big Daddy's for breakfast. We were NOT disappointed! The restaurant is a block from the beach. Their weekend chef, Matt, is an award-winning, world class chef who has created a diverse and delicious menu -- and he came to our table, so... More 

1 Thank planestrainsandaut2s
Roanoke, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

One of our FAVORITE restaurants at Kure Beach. Burgers are good BUT the SPINACH SALAD is OUTSTANDING! Staff is very friendly and more than willing to personalize your orders.

1 Thank 737dr
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't start out to go to Big Daddy's but it ended up being the perfect restaurant for us! We had attempted 4 other restaurants in area with no luck, had even been seated at restaurant across street from Big Daddy's but the staff never acknowledged that we were there so we got up and left. At Big Daddy's staff... More 

1 Thank LeeannLikesFood
Southern Germany
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168 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Al fresco seating is narrow and close to the traffic which means noisy and smelly. The menu is straight forward on seafood and the preparation did not show much refinement. Staying at Wilmington, NC, we did not regard it worth the detour.

Thank Daydreamer58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3600
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kure Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-8622
​Since 1970 Big Daddy’s has been a Southern tradition for people who enjoy great food, fun times and friends! Big Daddy’s offers only the best in fresh seafood, steak, and traditional favorites cooked to order. Along with many other delicious entrees and desserts. We guarantee you won’t leave hungry and you’ll want to come back again and again!​

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