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Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar, Kitty Hawk, NC
Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar, Kitty Hawk, NC
Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar, Kitty Hawk, NC
Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar, Kitty Hawk, NC
Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar, Kitty Hawk, NC

Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar

4.9
4.9
2621 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar is an upscale dining restaurant on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are open nightly for dinner and drinks through all seasons. We pride ourselves in using fresh local and regional ingredients, in season, to create interesting and flavorful meals. We have a comprehensive wine list and have been awarded "Best of the Beach - 2014-2017" for our Martini Bar. We also have an oceanside patio, across the street from the beach, for drinks and waiting. If your reservation can not be completed online, please call us at 252-261-2546 to inquire about special seating arrangements.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (252) 261-2546
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Donny King
  • Catering
    We are capable of providing food and cocktails for a large variety of events, on- or off-premise. We often host birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, pharmaceutical dinners, etc. in the restaurant. For larger events such as wedding receptions and large scale anniversary parties, we can cater in your rental property or selected banquet area with a full scale, personally designed menu.
  • Private party facilities
    Within the restaurant, we are capable of seating as many as 22 people upstairs for a semi-private event. In our wine room, we can accommodate up to 12. If needed, we can book the downstairs dining area to handle up to 60.
  • Private party contact
    Donny King: (252) 261-2546
  • Neighborhood
    Kitty Hawk
  • Cross street
    Eckner St.
  • Parking details
    Our private lot is on the side of the restaurant by the front door. When the lot becomes full, we have access to alternate lots in cooperation with the Beachwoods Property Group. These parking lots are located just beyond our adjacent lot, to the west.
  • Entertainment
    After Dinner (10:00pm) on Friday Nights we offer live music with local and regional bands until 1:30am. During the Spring, Summer and Fall, we often have a solo acoustic performer on our Oceanside patio.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,621 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Coastal North Carolina

    Great for fine wines

  • Coastal North Carolina

    Lively

2,603 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed a wonderful dinner today! The food and the service were top level!

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  2. HankS

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent chef’s specials, excellent cocktails, excellent dessert, excellent service !

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  3. Jonathond

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a treat. Excellent food and experience. Staff was super friendly.

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  4. KurtO

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    You will not find better food, service, or atmosphere than at Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar. The care in preparation of the food, the attentiveness of every single server, and the thoughtfulness of the decor is unrivalled. At the same time, it's not at all pretentious - it's a pleasant, casual, laid-back dining experience. Worth every single cent you pay for the experience.

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  5. Doug

    Wilmington

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is our "go-to" restaurant! We know the ambiance, food and service will be excellent and it did not disappoint last night! Super waitress!

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  6. JamesD

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The vibe was spot on for our celebration 🍾! We thoroughly enjoyed the menu selection and quality of food plus presentation. Our waitress Sanda was superb and helped make our evening extra special. We will be back soon . Thank you for making our visit special . Jim and Beth

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food great service. Wonderful experience. The menu had something for everyone

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  8. lauriek

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favorite dining restaurant in OBX! Great service and delicious food.

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  9. Isaac

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful as always. Our server, Daniel, was the same from our last visit and he was great. Food was absolutely delicious. Price is high, but definitely the place to go for a special occasion.

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  10. JeffB

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great job by the entire staff. It was a special New Orleans themed menu for Fat Tuesday. Ed and all of the staff in the kitchen made our experience at the Chefs counter a real highlight. Highly recommend.

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  11. LynneW

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Donny and his staff did an excellent job as usual. Everythingwas fantastic!!!

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  12. SmoothG

    Philadelphia

    110 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    110 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Their New York strip steak never disappoints and the Cajun rockfish was to die for. I wish it was a regular item and not a special because I would definitely get it again. Outstanding food and service as always. The best restaurant on the Outer Banks for fine dining.

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  13. Jackie

    Washington DC

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Consistently good food. A bit heavy on the risotto or rice; prefer more greens/other vegetables as 'bed' for food. Martinis are great; service is great.

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  14. Mike

    New York City

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time at the Bistro, won't be our last. Outstanding food and service. We loved the martini selection. The atmosphere was wonderful and enjoyed the attention to details.

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  15. None

    Richmond

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service and food. Especially the oyster app omg

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  16. LeaC

    Richmond

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Web try to come here every time we are in the area. The food is so good and the drinks are great!

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  17. Stephen

    New Orleans

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best cheese plate I've had in long time. It's called a martini bar foe a reason and I live for them. Could not have been more happy with my cocktails. Friendly staff, they are truly happy to see you. Food was superb, caesar salad was excellent. Everything on the menu was as good as the next. Highly recommend and made a reservation for the next night to check out some items we hadn't on the first visit.

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  18. VirginiaBrit

    Atlanta Metro

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Well worth a visit, from the moment we walked in the service was great and continued throughout the meal. They have an extensive cocktail menu, the Aviation was excellent, and superb wine list too. The menu is not huge but this usually bodes well and did here too, the scallops and duck breast really were very good indeed. Overall we really enjoyed our visit and will certainly be visiting again. Thanks to all in the team.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Daniel was amazing and I think he is one of the best waiters there !!!

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  20. Rhonda

    Greater Boston

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This gem of a restaurant is amazing. Farm to Table cuisine with unbelievable presentation priced beautifully for any occasion. Love it and the wait staff and bar attendants are knowledgeable and accommodating at every turn.

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  21. MarkT

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favorites that is always consistent. Great ambiance, friendly, professional and knowledgeable staff and always fantastic food. What more could you ask?

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  22. RichardP

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful experience always! Best restaurant on OBX & probably the least known.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great time celebrating a friend’s Birthday! Sat at the bar & enjoyed a relaxing evening with good eats, drinks & excellent service!

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  24. KimR

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Todd was great. He was timely with the entrees. Very attentive. Appreciate his service. Excels in the business.

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  25. SteveO

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ocean Blvd is our go-to OBX fine dining option. The service is always excellent.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Daniel was excellent as was the food and drinks - excellent Manhattan

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  27. MichaelC

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great the food the ambiance and Daniel our waiter was very friendly and did a great job. Overall great meal and experience

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  28. SandyG

    Wilmington

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommend the dinner options. Great martini's

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  29. TheoP

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favorite go to spots on Outer Banks for several years

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  30. LynneW

    Wilmington

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    The food was good. Service a bit slow. I felt like the tables are a little too jammed together and it was pretty loud in there.

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  31. ShelleyA

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent as always! Christina at the bar is a phenomenal bartender. We love it there!

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  32. Happylocal

    Wilmington

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thanks! We love coming here. Always a good meal and time.

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  33. Switzerland

    Washington DC

    253 reviews

    5.0

    253 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First, Daniel provided truly outstanding service-thank you! We enjoyed an exceptional meal, as both the duck (my wife described it as the best she's ever had) and the flounder were so flavorful and tender. The chocolate lava cake was perfect-crusty of the outside and deliciously gooey on the inside.

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  34. MoraN

    San Antonio

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall, very good experience. Wine selection may be too extensive - as noted by the fact that the experienced server had to ask for assistance in describing the wine to us. Food (app, dinner, and dessert) was excellent. Good energy without being overwhelming (not too loud).

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  35. KatrinaR

    Cleveland

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is pretty good, service is so so, great atmosphere. They do accommodate modifications to meals. We like to sit at the counter overlooking the kitchen.

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  36. pamelaw

    Coastal Georgia

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Exceptional food every time. Great owners and attentive staff. This restaurant should not be missed if you are in the Outer Banks.

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  37. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Washington DC

    46 reviews

    3.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on January 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Their menu is not the same as what one sees on the menu displayed by Open Table which can lead to disappointment when one is ordering

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  38. DavidW

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I believe our server’s name was Riley - young, fresh server who was kind, informative, and genuine with his service. Tom, as always, ensures your experience is top notch. This is the best place for a “special occasion” - our favorite spot.

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  39. Anonymous

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We sat at the chef's table and the waiter and all the cooking staff were most helpful. A really great restaurant.

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  40. Dessertman

    New York City

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Truly fine dining with a fine staff… a delightful experience! So much so we came back the next night… the food was just as terrific and the staff was excellent again.

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FAQs

Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (252) 261-2546.

Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar is rated 4.9 stars by 2621 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar

4700 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Eckner St.
  • Neighborhood
    Kitty Hawk
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Our private lot is on the side of the restaurant by the front door. When the lot becomes full, we have access to alternate lots in cooperation with the Beachwoods Property Group. These parking lots are located just beyond our adjacent lot, to the west.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Donny King
  • Entertainment
    After Dinner (10:00pm) on Friday Nights we offer live music with local and regional bands until 1:30am. During the Spring, Summer and Fall, we often have a solo acoustic performer on our Oceanside patio.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (252) 261-2546
  • Catering
    We are capable of providing food and cocktails for a large variety of events, on- or off-premise. We often host birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, pharmaceutical dinners, etc. in the restaurant. For larger events such as wedding receptions and large scale anniversary parties, we can cater in your rental property or selected banquet area with a full scale, personally designed menu.
  • Private party facilities
    Within the restaurant, we are capable of seating as many as 22 people upstairs for a semi-private event. In our wine room, we can accommodate up to 12. If needed, we can book the downstairs dining area to handle up to 60.
  • Private party contact
    Donny King: (252) 261-2546
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