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Rooster's Southern Kitchen

804 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8702
+1 252-441-4594
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“truffle fries” (16 reviews)
“pork belly” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
804 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8702
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Family visited last week of August. We will definitely come back next year. Service was great and the the fried chicken was excellent. Only negative was that they do not have chicken gravy for the mashed potatoes.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I go there often for lunch. Most of the time I get seafood. So the price is a little high which is expected for seafood. The atmosphere is average -- the service is above average and very friendly -- the prices range from under 8...More

Thank Merton H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good, large portions, the staff very friendly. the menu is full of southern comfort foods, their own barbeque sauce should be ordered on the side to complete any dinner.

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day playing tourist, my grandsons and I pulled into Roosters to eat dinner. One grandson has celiac and the kitchen was able to provide him with a gluten-free meal. Our waitress was very helpful. There is a kids menu. The food was very,...More

Thank tallsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for new venue, we chose Roosters. There was little wait time, all friendly and helpful. The food was good with many choices, have to try fried pickles. There was a wedding party, very busy, but several servers covered all tables and made sure everyone...More

Thank hardejk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went out just for dessert and had two incredible dishes.... the brownie with bacon and chocolate sauce was delicious and the pumpkin waffle with vanilla bean ice cream and caramel sauce superb!! Great choice for us!

Thank Brad R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend shark bites, open faced brisket and bbq pork! Very friendly owners and employees.

Thank Global793543
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The bar offers an extensive selection of bourbons, which I love and Tate is terrific. The food is delicious, try the shark, the shrimp and grits and the fried chicken, well any dish they offer with chicken. A great alternative to our amazing local seafood....More

Thank Peyton G
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening. Had live music, food was great and menu had a good variety for whole family. Great experience. Would definitely go back.

Thank A A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stopped for Brunch before going to our rentail cottage. Eggs, potatos, texas toast, Bloody Mary. The bloody mary was excellent and the rest was just so so.

Thank David F
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2016|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hi there! We'd certainly want an unsatisfied patron to speak with manager (Michelle, Devin or Sue) regardless so we are made aware of any issues and make sure they don't happen again :) We hope to serve you at Rooster's... More
Stefanie K
21 June 2016|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hi! My name is Helen Woolard, I help with their website, and online platforms.. Thank you for pointing out that we did not have our kid's menu up. We must've missed it while we transitioned to our new site. Our kid's menu is... More
15 May 2016|
Response from Stephen Z | Reviewed this property |
Poorly managed poorly run would never recommend this restaurant and will never return
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8702
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-4594
  • E-mail
Rooster's Southern Kitchen is a brand new restaurant run by local owners. It is now open daily from 11:30 am to 10:00pm! Music starts at 6/7 pm nightly. Large parties are welcome (parties of 11 or more, call to make reservation). Make history and be our first ever customers. We are located at milepost 8 3/4 in downtown Kill Devil Hills. Thank you in advance for your support!
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