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Excellent restaurant
Rate at this restaurant based on excellent reviews. No regrets. Excellent dining experience. Great ambiance, safe social distancing. Waiter was excellent, professional and helpful. Noise level was low allowing meaningful conversation. I ordered the seared Ahi Tuna and it was outstanding. I recommend this restaurant...and hope ... read more
wstmd via tripadvisor.com - Oct 22, 2020
Great food & service! We had read previous reviews & were not at all in the least bit disappointed. From cocktails & appetizers to main entrees & dessert, everything was superb!!!! We will definitely be back!
tracy bartson via google.com - Oct 11, 2020
Arrived from Pittsburgh to find this fun little restaurant. Great waitor. Delicious food. Nice outside seating. Worth a stop!!
Anita Miller via google.com - Oct 10, 2020
Stopped for apps to take home. Will be returning for a proper meal ... read more
Brian SweeT via google.com - Oct 7, 2020
Great place to visit while on vacation. Good food and friendly people ... read more
Tammy Thompson via google.com - Oct 5, 2020
Great Food
We went here on a few recommendations, we got there about a half hour after opening and the place was jumping. My wife both wanted the Seafood Lasagna, our waiter Richard said he would check, he came back with good news and bad news, they...had only one Seafood lasagna left. I told my wife she could have it, Richard recommended Shrim ... read more
Dean B via tripadvisor.com - Sep 27, 2020
Much better than nearby alternatives.
Much better than nearby alternatives. Great food, super friendly and fast service. Our kids loved it too. We will definitely be back!
Riparoo via tripadvisor.com - Sep 26, 2020
Found this place on a whim by driving by. Best decision to stop in and get dinner here. I have the broiled shrimp and oyster dinner with mashed potatoes and green beans; my boyfriend have the tropical coconut chicken chicken sandwich. The seafood was fresh and very tasty! The chicken sandwich was something new we have never tried be ... read more
Stephanie Thomson via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
Server was knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. Our first time here and his recommendations were spot on. The food was perfection. The margarita was excellent and just what I needed after a remarkably stressful day. So good I tipped the bartender personally outside of the table bill. If you are on Hatteras in the OBX make the effo ... read more
Maureen Stone via google.com - Sep 16, 2020
The food was good, but the server not as freindly as the other workers. It could possibly just be he was having an off day.
Scott Long via google.com - Sep 10, 2020
Very tasty food and excellent service ... read more
Barbara Ismail via google.com - Sep 4, 2020
I had the shrimp and grits. Was so yummy and the Irene cocktail was delightful.
Heidi Doyle via google.com - Aug 31, 2020
We called several times to try to place a carry out order but it kept ringing and no one answered. I bet I spent 15 minutes in total trying to call. So my husband went in person and ordered thinking they must be really busy. He said there was hardly anyone there. So I’m taking a point for service but the food was delicious. I ordered ... read more
Amanda Moser via google.com - Aug 22, 2020
Service with a smile.. good crab legs and margaritas ... read more
Russ Paraniuk via google.com - Aug 21, 2020
Food was great. Service was great. HOWEVER a service charge was on the bill and we were not aware til after we paid and tipped just a little shady!!!
John Stevens via google.com - Aug 20, 2020
Great food great service ... read more
Doug Martin via google.com - Aug 20, 2020
One of the best meals while in Avon! Great service, food was excellent. We ordered the calamari with mandarins, interesting combination and it was delicious! For dinner my husband had the crab legs - market price but you can order another cluster for $9 more which is nice to be able to order that way. I ordered the crabcakes, defini ... read more
Meaghan Harrison via google.com - Aug 18, 2020
What a pleasant surprise!! We are staying in avon and very much foodies. We loved this place from the Orange Calamari to the Broiled seafood platter. Highly recommend ... read more
Gabriel Massie via google.com - Aug 10, 2020
Great seafood restaurant! Great service too!
John Manvell via google.com - Aug 10, 2020
great place for take out!!!
Chris Ursiny via google.com - Aug 1, 2020
Second year in a row we ate here. Very happy with the food. Had to do take out this year but the time from order to pick up was reasonable. No additional or unreasonable costs for us. We’d definitely go back.
Chris Melodia via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Delicious and Fresh
The seafood nachos are amazing! Shrimp and scallops fresh and delicious. Wonderful take out service.
pbtookies via tripadvisor.com - Jul 31, 2020
Here in Hatteras this week with family out of Raleigh, decided kind of spur the moment to go out for some seafood and ended up at Ketch 55!! A lot of seafood places on the island, so glad we ended up there. The food was incredible, the service equally incredible! Only thing better was time with a family! Thank you Ketch55!!!
Keith Runion via google.com - Jul 27, 2020
Amazing
Fast, friendly service, with nice outdoor seating for dinner. Highly recommend the Asian Tuna and the Scottish Salmon entrees. Do not hesitate to check this place out!
katrinas371 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 26, 2020
Made reservations for a party of 12, got us in effortlessly. The crabs were steamed perfectly and had plenty of meat! I’m full, have a slight buzz and am pretty happy! Great beer menu, awesome seafood options and options for the kiddos along with great service! Thanks!
Chad Runion via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Great service and great food the seafood lasagna was excellent handmade noodles and fresh seafood ... read more
Robbie Hicks via google.com - Jul 23, 2020
Great food ... read more
Stephen keller via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Best meal of the whole trip. Baked Mahi with linguine and clams. The grits and shrimp straight from Nawlins. Go now !!!
Ricardo Macpherson-Ortiz via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Smoked Tuna dip was great! Did takeout so the rest of it was alright, would have been much better dining in I'm sure. Thanks for saving me from cooking dinner! 👍 ... read more
Jessi Hurt via google.com - Jul 17, 2020
I had the shrimp grits tonight
I had the shrimp grits tonight (take-out) and it was delicious! The shrimp were nicely cooked. The thinly sliced smoked andouille sausage gave some flavor to cream sauce. The grits were encapsulated in a 2 croquet-like lumps. There were maybe a few too many green...More ... read more
JPDNJ2016 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 11, 2020
Delicious meal and friendly service. I like the green items such as the paper straws.
Kimberly Biggs via google.com - Jul 2, 2020
We first had the Ketch 55 signature shrimp and grits nearly 10 years ago, and it was life-changing! We've been talking about them ever since. Now, so many years later, we had them again tonight, and they are even better than we remembered! We also had the Asian tuna and the seafood nachos for an appetizer. Amazing! What more can ... read more
Steve Nunemaker via google.com - Jun 30, 2020
Seafood done right,thank you!!!
Jeffrey London via google.com - Jun 27, 2020
The crab cakes were great and the mashed potatoes with roasted red peppers was a delightful surprise.
Carl Massart via google.com - Jun 13, 2020
Nice restaurant
We visited in May with our family. The food was great service was great too. It's a nice little place. I'd go back again. The calamari was amazing ... read more
gailm161 via tripadvisor.com - Jun 12, 2020
Seafood lasagna was amazing!
Josh Clark via google.com - Jun 6, 2020
Absolutely amazing food. 5 out of 5 ... read more
Nicklas Strickland via google.com - Jun 4, 2020
They were very accommodating, 14 guest. Isabella was an excellent waitress.
Bill Brand via google.com - Jun 1, 2020
Fantastic service and food. They are worth a stop.
Gail Markle via google.com - May 24, 2020
Have had amazing food here, but also had meh food here. Seems hit or miss.
K Cooke via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
If you’re looking for an exclusive dining experience in Avon, Ketch 55 is the place to be. Asian Tuna would be an excellent choice and the sweet pea risotto is extraordinary. It is quite a busy restaurant, they don’t take reservations but still better to call if you’re coming with a big party!
Egemen Curuk via google.com - Feb 4, 2020
Stopped in for breakfast, burritos are great!
sam bridenthal via google.com - Jan 13, 2020
Great food and staff ... read more
David Twilley via google.com - Dec 16, 2019
Food and service where amazing. We make it a point to eat here whenever we come to the Outer Banks ... read more
Kent Ritchie via google.com - Nov 10, 2019
Great breakfast and Stu's Donuts ... read more
steve seymour via google.com - Nov 9, 2019
Fun place to grab drinks and appetizers ... read more
Mia Hurt via google.com - Nov 8, 2019
Food was delicious. Grabbed a dozen donuts to go. Beautiful atmosphere. Cute trivia cards at every table. Had a really great experience here.
Sarah D via google.com - Nov 5, 2019
Great breakfast!
Great breakfast! Not a lot of places to choose from in Avon, but definitely recommend Ketch 55! Wish they were open year round!
K219ZWlindam via tripadvisor.com - Nov 5, 2019
Great place for dinner after fishing!
Went fishing in Hatteras and dropped in for dinner. Pleasantly surprised! I ordered the fish tacos which were very fresh and delicious. They bring all the ingredients and you make your own tacos. All ingredients were super fresh. My husband ordered the shrimp and grits...More ... read more
jenskismithson via tripadvisor.com - Oct 27, 2019
Went fishing in Hatteras and dropped in for dinner. Pleasantly surprised! I ordered the fish tacos which were very fresh and delicious. They bring all the ingredients and you make your own tacos. All ingredients were super fresh. My husband ordered the shrimp and grits but it's a twist on the dish. It's a thick broth base with grit c ... read more
Jennifer Smithson via google.com - Oct 26, 2019
Definitely one of the outer bank's hidden treasures. GREAT breakfast sandwiches. Didn't try the donuts, but they looked delicious. Service coulda been a little more personable, but overall I'll absolutely be back.
Justin Stoner via google.com - Oct 14, 2019
Can’t Go Wrong
A terrific restaurant with great food & excellent service. Tuna sliders are a special treat to the taste buds! Soup of the day was a disappointment but everything else was tasty. We were in the area 5 days & ate here twice.
EAS45 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 3, 2019
Very good seafood and land lover food had multiple choices. Service was great. Clean restrooms.
Bob Taylor via google.com - Sep 27, 2019
Good food. There was 8 of us and our waitress done a wonderful job. Prices very reasonable.
Henry Keeter via google.com - Sep 27, 2019
All of our appetizers and entrees were awesome, cooked to perfection!
Jean Keppler via google.com - Sep 25, 2019
Great breakfast and service. We'll add it to our list of great food at the Outer Banks ... read more
Eric Seaman via google.com - Sep 23, 2019
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