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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” (257 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 yesterday via mobile

While vacationing in Kill Devil Hills I asked friends on Facebook where was the best place to eat that was local owned. Mama Kwans got the most votes. So we went. I started off with a drink, the Pain Killer, it was delicious. Ordered blackened...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 days ago

A 1 hr wait on a non-holiday, Thursday night!?! Sorry but if its an hour wait then it means you're not running your restaurant well. No place is worth a 1hr wait.

Thank phil0tim0
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fun time visiting this little gem with our family of ten. We had a few different cocktails/beer while waiting on a table. The restaurant is on the small side and popular, but the wait was not too long. The fish tacos, chicken sanwhiches,...More

Thank Melyssa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit and we continue to enjoy the casual friendly atmosphere. I enjoyed a cocktail and the crab cake platter for lunch. I enjoyed the quick service and food.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming for years. Love the blackened tuna nachos, the mango magaritas and bushwhackers. Kids love the garbage plate. We go every time we visit.

Thank TravelFun_in61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose this place randomly on the first night and we're pleasantly surprised. Wide variety on menu. We all had different meals and loved them.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very funky place. Quick service. Interesting menu. We all enjoyed our food. Jerk chicken tacos. Coconut shrimp. Seaweed salad. All yummy!

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this place lately due to all the raving reviews on Trip Advisor. Sometimes you wonder whether there are all true and fortunately this time ... they were! Really enjoyed our meal and love the menu and the staff here. This is a great place...More

Thank MRicci1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shrimp was amazing and the Queso cheese sticks were an excellent start to the meal. Definitely worth going to and trying out.

Thank JasonKeys20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been very disappointed the past two visits and will not be coming back. Used to be one of the places we ate when visiting OBX. Oh well, too many other good choices to waste here.

1  Thank ChristinaM41_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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