Menu @ John's Drive-In in Kitty Hawk

John's Drive In Restaurant in Kitty Hawk, NC

At John's Drive-In, your lunch or dinner won't have traveled far, as the seafood offerings are always fresh and local. This take-out-only eatery just off the beach road in Kitty Hawk has satisfied appetites without breaking the bank for decades.

Outer Banks residents make it a point to enjoy a Dolphin Boat or two at least once annually during the summer months. John's milkshakes are every bit as good as you would hope.

John's Drive-In Menu

Famous Boats

Served with hushpuppies and a choice of sauce and 1 side

1. Fried Dolphin Pieces
2. Cajun Grilled Tuna Steak
3. Crab Cakes
4. Popcorn Shrimp


5. Fried Dolphin Sub (lettuce, tomato & choice of sauce)
6. Grilled Tuna Sandwich
7. Cajun Shrimp or Crab Sub (lettuce, tomato, onion, banana pepper)
8. Crab Cake Sandwich (lettuce, tomato & choice of sauce)
9. Deluxe All Beef Dog (all the way w/chili)
10. Tuna Salad Sub (lettuce, tomato, onion, banana pepper)
11. NC BBQ Sandwich (coleslaw & hot sauce)

Sauces: Tartar, Cocktail, Cajun Mayo, Hot Sauce


Served with American blend cheese, on toasted bun w/ mustard, ketchup, pickles, onions.

12. Single
13. Double
14. Triple

Burger Add-Ons: bacon, coleslaw, extra cheese


Regular - 16oz | Large 24oz


Ice Cream Treats

Soft serve - vanilla, chocolate or mixed

Cup/Cone (one size)
Cup w/ 1 topping
Cup w/ 2 toppings

Flavor Enhancers: chocolate, vanilla, or mint syrup | peanut butter | root beer | malt

Toppings: chocolate chips, M&M's, Oreo, cookie dough pieces, caramel, Reese's Cup

Fruit Toppings: strawberries, blueberries, peaches, pineapple, cherries, banana

Side items

French fries, hushpuppies, fried okra, coleslaw


Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Orange Fanta, bottled water, sweet tea

Address: 3716 N Virginia Dare Trail in Kitty Hawk

Phone: (252) 261-6227