About Mama Kwan’s Restaurant

Mama Kwan’s Outer Banks Grill and Tiki Bar

Kwan with his Fish TacosThank you for stopping by our unique little restaurant’s website. We have been serving the Outer Banks for the past 10 years, with our very own twist on food from around the world – and around the block.

Our menu is designed to cover all types of tastes, so even the pickiest member of your party will find something they enjoy.

We’re a laid back, fun and offer a casual dining experience for the entire family.

We laugh a lot and smile because we enjoy what we do here. We hope you enjoy your time here at Mama’s and on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Thank you for your patronage.

– Mama Kwan‛s Grill & Tiki Bar


Some Past Awards…


People’s Choice Best Chowder

Outer Banks Chowder Cookoff

Best In Hospitality

Outer Banks Sentinel

Best Bartenders

Best Of The Beach

Best Bar

Best Of The Beach

1st for Seafood & 2nd for Non-seafood

Outer Banks Chowder Cook Off

Cleanest Restrooms

3 Years Running!

Best Kept Secret Restaurant

Best Of The Beach – Coast Magazine

Best Presentation of Food

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

Best Cheap Lunch

Best Of The Beach – Coast Magazine

Best In Show

Outer Banks Taste Of The Beach

Where is Mama Kwan’s OBX Bar and Grill?

On the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, of course!

Get on US 158 Bypass toward Kill Devil Hills and keep going until you reach Milepost 9.5 and there we are….or just follow your nose to the unique smells of Mama’s Grille. Please look around, enjoy your stay, make some friends and come back anytime! What are you still doing here, get in the car and come on over! Get personalized directions to our Outer Banks restaurant.