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This is a MUST do every time we visit Avon. We usually order the special of the day. Always so fresh and delicious!
Jennifer Rubenstein via google.com - May 11, 2021
I last visited here 2 years ago and couldn't wait to come back for the Shrimp and Grits. This year I
I last visited here 2 years ago and couldn't wait to come back for the Shrimp and Grits. This year I brought most of my family, and everyone enjoyed their meal. We called ahead and had a nice table waiting for us tucked into a quiet corner, perfect for us. Staff pleasant and attentive, fantastic food.
Judy O via tripadvisor.ca - May 6, 2021
Very good restaurant. Highly recommend the mussels appetizer.
Samantha Tostenson via google.com - May 3, 2021
The shrimp was excellent!!! Scallops and mashed potatoes to die for. Priced 120.00 for 4 people a little high. But.... It was worth it. Best seafood EVER. Get the shrimp!!!! I think the chef is amazing. Waitress was great. If u are from MD. don't have the crabcakes. My crabcake was o.k. It needed old bay.Highly recommend this restau ... read more
Barbara Johnson via google.com - May 1, 2021
Had steak tacos that were delicious!
Debbie Harvey via google.com - Apr 21, 2021
Pretty good.. take out was cold when we picked it up. “Slaw”was a cucumber salad.. delicious tho ... read more
Poker Snacks via google.com - Apr 18, 2021
Amazing food! Got the antipasto, calamari, rockefeller oysters, and the Scottish salmon for my meal. All incredible! I am pretty picky about where I like to eat probably because I am from Phoenix where there's an abundance of 5 star restaurants... This restaurant seems highly under-rated. Put this place in the city and it would be pa ... read more
Ansley Hale via google.com - Apr 10, 2021
Great food and great service. Excellent seafood and quite a few other options for people who don't want seafood. I would highly recommend to anyone in the area to stop by at least once.
Jonathan Norcom via google.com - Apr 8, 2021
Excellent meal.
Jim J via google.com - Apr 8, 2021
Always LOVE joining our friends, Pat and Kaki at Ketch! Food drinks, and service incredible as always!!
Lori Barnes via google.com - Apr 4, 2021
Excellent food , excellent atmosphere Sandy is by far the best waiter we have ever had visiting in the Outer-banks.....Pork belly corn tacos was really good as was the coconut chicken sandwich...Old Fashion with Buffalo Trace was super strong and good.
TheOHIOBully via google.com - Apr 4, 2021
Excellent! Don't miss the smoked tuna appetizer.
Jody Smith via google.com - Mar 30, 2021
We looking for a place with outdoor seating and this was one of the places recommended by our AirB&B
We looking for a place with outdoor seating and this was one of the places recommended by our AirB&B host. On our visit we had the special of the day which was shrimp and scallops on pesto fettucine. Very generous portions of the seafood, cooked and seasoned to perfection. We enjoyed the meal so much we went back again two days later ... read more
schafer1413 via tripadvisor.ca - Mar 27, 2021
A seafood surprise is what we found when we happened upon Ketch 55. Was down in late March when ther
A seafood surprise is what we found when we happened upon Ketch 55. Was down in late March when there was still not a lot open. Decided to stop here as it was open and had decent reviews. So just to let you know, everything was excellent and beyond expectations. Started off with the oysters Rockefeller and was pleasantly surprised to ... read more
marypR4919KG via tripadvisor.ca - Mar 20, 2021
I have thought about how of even if I should write this review for some time. Picture it Avon June 2
I have thought about how of even if I should write this review for some time. Picture it Avon June 2020. The pandemic panic was picking up speed and lots of people were on edge. I went for a 30 mile bicycle ride thru lots of standing water and a rain shower. I kept thinking about the shrimp and grits special they had, Walked into the ... read more
boxerboy27 via tripadvisor.ca - Mar 14, 2021
Food was good and the staff was wonderful!
LuAnn Miller via google.com - Nov 28, 2020
Awesome food, reasonable prices, great service, highly recommend!
Carol Ciccone via google.com - Nov 26, 2020
Excellent food and great service.
Ty Montag via google.com - Nov 22, 2020
This is the best seafood on the island! Amazing clams, shrimp, mussels, and the scallops are to die for!
MrSandless via google.com - Nov 18, 2020
Great food and terrific staff ... read more
stephen daniels via google.com - Nov 17, 2020
Best dining experience in Avon for us!
Warm and hospitable waitstaff, food all excellent- prices fair, even cheap. What more can a fellow and his wifey want? ... read more
breggie via tripadvisor.ca - Nov 12, 2020
So delicious. Great service and good food. Came in November after wanting to come for many summers. The seafood was all amazing, crab bisque perfect.
Stephanie Fuller via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
Excellent service and food. We ordered almost every appetizers they had and the tuna sliders were top. Not to take away from the other apps at all. The main dishes were all outstanding, I had the liver and onions it was sweet and filling as it should be. My wife and daughter had the shrimp and grits which they loved. Friends had ... read more
Ummn Lala via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
Fantastic ... read more
Chip Grundon via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
Great Food, Friendly Service
I had a Caesar salad and Asian Tuna. Both were great. My friend had grilled Flounder and scallops. It was fresh and fantastic. Both portions were huge. I had an apple dumpling ala mode for dessert and would return just for that!
drrudydc via tripadvisor.com - Nov 2, 2020
Freshest best-prepared seafood for miles up and down HWY 12
Back again this year for more crab cakes and fish tacos. Very fresh, cooked just right, healthy ingredients with just the right amount of flavor to entice urban eaters like us. It's a really attractive space but because of COVID we just carried out ... read more
P5912NZsuzannek via tripadvisor.com - Oct 30, 2020
Our family had a fantastic meal. Everything was flavorful and delicious. Our server Isabella was very friendly, made great recommendations and a joy. I was very pleased to receive a to go water cup. This is the best meal we have had all week. Will go again!
Wendy Wilkinson via google.com - Oct 29, 2020
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
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