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Mama Kwan's Grill & Tiki Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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MAMA'S SPECIALTY DRINKS
$13.0
Refill For Just $7.0
Parrot Head Freeze
20 oz. of frozen delight, big enough for 2. made with rums, berry flavored liquors and fruit.
$10.0
Refill For Just $5.0
Tiki Trauma
the gods must be crazy and so are you if you try this concoction of malibu rum, jager, pineapple & orange juice.
$10.0
Refill For Just $5.5
Wahini Wipe Out
malibu rum, blue stuff, pineapple & 7-up. yum!
$10.0
Refill For Just $5.5
Loco Louie
see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, have no fun! rums, bananas, chocolate, baileys & kahlua in your very own monkey glass!
$7.0
The Freaky Tiki Shooter
absolute citron, triple sec, lime juice and a splash of cranberry in your own tiki shot glass!
$5.0
Mama Kwan's Good Luck Shooter
pineapple rum, coconut rum, midori, cranberry. toast, make a wish, and your wish will come true!
$7.5
Bushwacker
brought up from the caribbean, like a frozen chocolate/coconut milk shake!
$7.5
Bbc
baileys, banana, colada (with rum!)
$7.5
Mochajumbie
a frozen chocolate / raspberry concoction with kahlua, rum, chambord, creme de coca and secret stuff.
$7.5
Grasshopper
like a frozen mint girl scout cookie!
DRINKS
$3.99
Hawaiian Iced Coffee
cool and caffeinated!
$3.99
The Kwan-dree
pineapple, ginger ale, grenadine in a cool keeper mamas cup.
$4.5
Virgin Frozen Pina Colada
non-alcoholic.
$4.5
Virgin Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri
non-alcoholic.
$2.5
Bottled Water
$5.0
Red Bull
DRINKS - SOFT DRINKS
One Refill Only.
$1.99
Pepsi
$1.99
Diet Pepsi
$1.99
Mt. Dew
$1.99
Dr. Pepper
$1.99
Ginger Ale
$1.99
Sierra Mist
$1.99
Pink Lemonade
$1.99
Iced Tea
About
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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food. They are willing to work with food allergies. Lots of dishes with spicy foods. They have fried green beans.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank donnajsatterlee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always have to stop here on every OBX visit, and this time we went twice. Whether stopping in for a quick lunch or having some cocktails at the bar, we always feel right at home. The food is absolutely delicious and service is excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly popular with locals and looks like a fun place to have a drink. It’s pretty hard to judge in the off season. Food was just ok. Very kitchy decor. Table & floor was dirty. Definitely not a top choice for foodies.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wanderingwhodat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mama Kwan’s was recommended by a local couple. My sons and I were visiting Nags Head over Presidents Day. The atmosphere was welcoming and vibrant. All of the staff were personable and delightfully engaging. I was particularly impressed with the selection and variety of adult...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tooblack2
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

We were a group of 6 senior adults but two were locals. It was a weekend and was busy but we were seated immediately and ordered right away. I had a hard time finding a dish I desired. The service was good but I found...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VirginiaKayak
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Great fish tacos and very good service. Place gets crowded so get there early. Good variety of beers as well. Very tasty food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ServiceFan
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

We were not disappointed. We went with two dishes recommended to us, the fish tacos and the pork plate. Tacos you build your own. Pork had a wonderful flavor and tender, the cucumber salad was delicious. Portions are plentiful. No draft beer. Bushwhacker frozen drink...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank harks
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Have been eating at this wonderful establishment for many years. Never disappoints. The pork plate was amazing. Everything on the plate complimented each other. Just go already!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chupakilldevilhills
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Good food and a fun atmosphere. The bartender Jay is 1st class. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Eat at a table or the bar. Food is always fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gusthesaint
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

This place has been on my son's favorite list for years. I decided this trip down I was going to try something new and get their famous fish tacos. I ordered them to go. They did not disappoint. I was even given extra sauce. Bartender...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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