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Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill in Kitty Hawk is a local favorite that combines great food, a relaxed atmosphere, and an impressive selection of craft beers. This inviting establishment offers a diverse menu that caters to all tastes, featuring delicious appetizers, mouthwatering burgers, fresh seafood, and flavorful entrees. Whether you’re in the mood for their famous Fish Tacos, a juicy Shipwrecks Burger, or a hearty plate of Fish and Chips, you’ll find something to satisfy your cravings. Pair your meal with one of their carefully curated craft beers on tap, showcasing a variety of styles and flavors. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are always ready to assist with recommendations and ensure a memorable dining experience. With its laid-back coastal vibe and dedication to great food and drinks, Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill is the perfect spot to relax, unwind, and enjoy a fantastic meal in Kitty Hawk.



Homemade Spicy Chili –  Cup $3.99, Bowl $6.99
Made from scratch. Topped with shredded cheese and croutons

Shrimp and Corn Chowder – Cup $4.99, Bowl $8.99
Award winning and a Local’s Favorite! Topped with homemade cornbread croutons


All steamed items served with zesty cocktail sauce and drawn butter.

Fresh Steamed Oysters – 1/2 dozen $7.99, dozen $14.99

Steamed Spiced Shrimp – 1/2 pound $8.99, pound $18.99
Fresh local shrimp. Peel and eat.

Steamin’ Beaman’s Combo $28.99
1/2 pound steamed spiced shrimp with one cluster of crab legs.

Snow Crab Legs – 1/2 pound, pound – MTR $


Crispy Duck Egg Rolls – $12.99
Slow roasted duck, onions, kale, cabbage, smoked bacon, sweet & sour raspberry sauce

Jerk Tuna Nachos – $11.99, Add Fresh Sliced Jalapenos $0.99
Crispy tortilla chips piled high with tomatoes, red onions, green onions, shredded cheese and chili lime sour cream

Sweet Corn Bread – $4.99 
Made fresh daily. Served with butter.

Carolina Crab Dip – $14.99

Kickin’ Fish Bites$9.99
Blacked and served with maple honey jerk dipping sauce

Chicken Strips$10.99
Tossed in Buffalo, BBQ, Sweet Thai Chili or Old Bay. Served with ranch or blue cheese.

Kitty Hawk “Kalamari”$10.99
Battered and crispy fried rings & tentacles. Served with sweet chili dipping sauce

Shipwreck’s Jumbo Wings$15.99
8 wings slow cooked in our in-house smoker then fried. Tossed in Buffalo, BBQ, Sweet Thai Chili Sauce or Old Bay. Ranch or blue cheese for dipping

Homemade Hushpuppies$5.99
Fried golden brown and served with butter

Brew Battered Onion Rings$6.99
Served with zesty horseradish sauce


Homemade dressings: Ranch, Blue Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard, Berry Vinaigrette, Oil & Vinegar

Lost at “Seasar” – Small $4.99, Entree $10.99
Shredded kale, baby romaine tossed in Caesar dressing with shaved Parmesan, cornbread croutons

Wedge Salad – $10.99
Iceberg lettuce, smoked bacon, grape tomatoes, pickled onions, blue cheese

Chicamacomico Salad – $12.99
Homemade chicken salad, mixed greens, grape tomatoes, cucumbers and cornbread croutons

House SaladSmall $3.99, Entree $8.99
Mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, red onion, cornbread croutons

Add to Any Salad:
Grilled Shrimp $6.99, Grilled Chicken $4.99, Salmon $6.99, Fried Oysters $6.99, Crab cake $10.99, Grilled Tuna $6.99, Chicken Salad $5.99


Substitute any side item with a small house salad for $1.99 or Caesar salad for $2.99.

Admiral’s Platter – Lunch $17.99, Dinner $27.99
Broiled or fried. Select shrimp, local scallops, NC flounder, fries & slaw

Captain John’s Oysters – Lunch $14.99, Dinner $21.99
Fried plump oysters served with sriracha tartar, fries & slaw

Fresh NC FlounderLunch $13.99, Dinner $19.99
Served with sriracha tartar, fries & slaw

Jumbo Select Shrimp Lunch $14.99, Dinner $20.99
Broiled or fried. Served with cocktail sauce, fries & slaw

Carolina Crab CakesOne Crab Cake $19.99, Two Crab Cakes $38.99
Pan seared. Made with lump crab, sweet corn, relish, sriracha tartar with two sides

Shrimp ‘n GritsLunch $15.99, Dinner $20.99
Sautéed shrimp, onions, peppers, tomatoes, Andouille sausage, Tobasco, butter sauce & fried grit cake

The Cheesy Chicken MacLunch $15.99, Dinner $19.99
Cavatappi pasta, pub house cheese, cheese curds, chicken, bacon, scallions and cornbread crumbles

Fresh Sea ScallopsLunch $18.99, Dinner $31.99
Broiled or fried, served with cocktail sauce, fries & slaw

Cajun Seafood Bake$29.99
Fresh local scallops, shrimp and Andouille sausage in a cajun mustard cream sauce, baked to perfection and topped with cornbread crumbles


Served with fries or slaw. Sub Gluten Free Bun $1.99. Substitute any side item with a small house salad for $1.99 or Caesar salad for $2.99.

The Wright Crab Cake – $19.99
Lightly fried with lettuce, tomato, sriracha tartar on a brioche bun

Taphouse Tuna Sandwich $15.99
Pan blackened fresh local tuna, lettuce, tomato, onion and sriracha tartar

Chili Lime Shrimp Burger – $16.99
Made with fresh local shrimp. Topped with zesty sriracha tartar and fresh cilantro, hand pattied, then grilled. You gotta try this!

Bang Bang Taco Plate$15.99
Choose from fried shrimp, grilled chicken or seared tuna. Two soft tacos with corn salsa and fresh cilantro

Pickle Brined Chicken$12.99
Marinated chicken breast, grilled or fried. Topped with smoked bacon and cheddar. Served on a potato roll


Classic Cheeseburger – $11.99
Two 4oz. beef patties, American cheese, lettuce tomato and onion.

The “Hot Mess” – $18.99
Four 4oz. beef patties, three slices of cheddar, homemade spicy chili, smoked bacon and served with extra napkins!

The Plank Burger – $14.99
Two 4oz. beef patties topped with fried pickle strips, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and sriracha mayo drizzle

Bourbon Bacon Jam – $15.99
Two 4oz. beef patties topped with housemade bourbon bacon jam, American cheese, lettuce and tomato

Triple Up or Go Quad – Triple $2.99, Make it a Quad $5.99
Make it a Triple for an additional $2.99 or make it a Quad for an additional $5.99

Beyond Burger Substitution $3.99
Substitute any burger for a vegetarian Beyond Burger for an additional $3.99


Served with fries and tater tots.

French Toast Sandwich – $9.99
Smoked bacon, fried egg, cheddar cheese between French toast with maple syrup for dipping

The Wreck Sandwich$6.99
Two fried eggs, bourbon bacon jam, American cheese, Texas toast

Breakfast Tacos$9.99
Two “French toast” naan breat shells stuffed with sausage, scrambled eggs and topped with raspberry bacon jam

Pickle Brined Chicken Sandwich$10.99
Marinated chicken breast (grilled or fried), topped with smoked bacon and cheddar and served on a potato bun

The Chesapeake Wrap$14.99
Lump crab, cheddar and cream cheese, baby spinach, scrambled eggs, sauteed peppers, smoked bacon, sundried tomatotortilla

Philly Cheese$10.99
Sliced ribeye, sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms and provolone served on a toasted sub roll

The Luther Burger$12.99
Two 4oz. hamburger patties, American cheese, fried egg and bacon jam between a sliced glazed donut

$7.99 Breakfast
Two eggs your way, toast or biscuit, grits or hash browns. Add sausage or bacon for $2


Served with hash browns or grits.

Pork Belly Omelette$12.99
Seared smoked pork belly, caramelized onions, wilted spinach and smoked gouda served owith toast or biscuit

Key West Shrimp Benedict$14.99, Add lump crab $6.99
Two chili lime shrimp cakes, country biscuit and topped with poached eggs. Finished with hollandaise

Chicken ‘n Waffles$11.99
Golden fried chicken tenders, fresh made waffle, flame roasted apple bourbon compote

The King$8.99
Three silver dollar pancakes, melted peanut butter, sliced fresh bananas with crumbled bacon

Southern Benedict$10.99
Two fried eggs, buttermilk biscuits, smoked pork loin topped with sausage gravy

Captain T’s Catch$11.99
Fresh local mahi-mahi dipped in pancake batter, golden fried, with malt vinegar aioli

Grandma’s Casserole$9.99
Smoked bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs over cheesy hash browns


Large Pancake$2
French Toast$3
Fruit Bowl$3.50
Sausage Links$2
Hash Browns$3
Texas Toast$2
Sausage Gravy$3.50
Add Cheese$1


Fresh Fruit Parfait$5.99
Vanilla yogurt layered with fresh fruit, topped with granola

Deep Fried Bananas$6.99
Sliced fresh bananas dipped in pancake batter, fried golden brown, drizzled with chocolate sauce and a side of peanut butter sauce for dipping


Mermaid Mimosa – $8
Blanc de Bleu Cuvee Mousseux Champagne with pineapple juice and orange slice

Sunrise Spritz$7
Wycliff Brut Champagne, orange juice, Triple Sec, club soda, served on the rocks with an orange slice

The Bloody-Tini$9
Absolut Peppar, zesty Bloody Mary mix, BBQ sauce and blackened spice rum, served straight up

The Quaran-Tini – $10
Cathead Vodka, Vitamin C pack, orange juice, Sprite, shaken and served straight up

Bright ‘n Stormy – $7.50
Gosling’s Gold Rum, orange juice, ginger beer, served over crushed ice, orange and lime slice

Dirty Mother$9
1 part Kahlua, 1 part E&J Brandy, served on the rocks with a cherry

Tipsy Tea$7
Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka, homemade Sweet Tea, served on the rocks with a lemon slice

Fuzzy Navel Crush$8
Peach Schnapps, orange juice, served over crushed ice, orange slice

Screwball Peanut Butter Whiskey Shot $8
Served straight up with a salted rim

Classic Bloody Mary $10
Smirnoff Vodka, zesty Bloody Mary mix, Old Bay rim, garnished with an olive, lime and cucumber slice

Cucumber Collins$8
Ketel One Cucumber Mint Vodka, fresh sliced cucumber, lime, simple syrup, soda water, served on the rocks

Modelo draft with zesty Bloody Mary mix, salted rim

Traditional Mimosa$7
Wycliff Brut Champagne, orange juice, orange slice

St. Germain Bubbly$9
Elderflower liqueur, Brut Champagne, soda water, garnished with fresh cucumber

American Breakfast Cocktail (ABC)$10
Lonerider Sherry Cask Bourbon Whiskey, orange juice, ginger ale, maple syrup, served on the rocks

Jen’s Juicy Lemonade$9.50
Ketel One Grapefruit & Rose Vodka, Larry’s Lemonade, served on the rocks

Smirnoff Vodka, orange juice, served with an orange slice

Jameson Cold Brew Shot$7
Served chilled


Regular or Decaf Coffee – $2

Fresh Brewed Sweet or Unsweetened Tea – $2

Juices – $2
Choose from orange, pineapple, grapefruit, apple or cranberry


Wycliff Brut or Brut Rose$4.50 glass, $16 bottle

Ruffino Champagne Splits$8
Choose from Prosecco or Sparkling Rose

La Marca Prosecco Rose$28
Sparkling with Lively Effervescence; Peach, honeysuckle and citrus characteristics

J. Pinot Grigio$30
Served with 2 reusable plastic tumblers

Prophecy Chardonnay$19
Buttery, delicate floral notes, smooth and creamy mouthful

La Marca Prosecco Champagne$20
Crisp and refreshing, citrus, honey and white flowers


Barefoot Bubbly Bucket (5) 5 mini bottles $25
Choose from Brut Rose or Pink Moscato. Create your own combo.

Barefoot Bubbly Brut Rose or Pink Moscato (187 mL)$5
Rose – Juicy cherries with cool watermelon
Pink Moscato – Red apples & cherries with a sweet finish

Barefoot Seltzer Bucket (5)5 mini bottles $17
Choose from Peach or Pineapple. Create your own combo.

Barefoot Peach or Pineapple Hard Seltzer$5
Peach & Nectarine or Pineapple & Passion Fruit

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