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Outer Banks Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills

Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar in Kill Devil Hills isn’t Jim Douglas’ first successful venture, nor is it his most iconic. Nonetheless, it’s one of the best known and loved restaurants on the Outer Banks. If you aren’t yet acquainted with Douglas’ other brainchildren, those claims may appear to be contradictory — but they’re sound! You see, in addition to his entrepreneurial involvement in a batch of other local restaurants, and his real estate accomplishments, Jim Douglas created the (literally) world-famous ‘OBX’ acronym. Short of the Wright Brothers, there may never be a more recognized brand born on this island. All this considered, Chilli Peppers is one in a collection of highly-touted projects for which Jim’s par is excellence. 

Its name might seem indicate a Southwestern or even Mexican focus, but the food at Chilli Peppers knows no geographical bounds. The menu has undergone habitual innovations since the restaurant’s inception in 1993 — any given iteration is sure to include a variety of dishes from the far-reaching corners of the world. Many of those dishes are prepared with ingredients fresh from the restaurant’s courtyard garden. Also in the courtyard you’ll find covered picnic tables, a communal bar and backyard games like cornhole. Inside discover a multi-faceted atmosphere, with a cozy, family-friendly dining room on one end and a sports bar on the other. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on a daily basis, and offers an award-winning brunch every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Chilli Peppers Nightlife Outer Banks

Chilli Peppers is known for its part in the Outer Banks nightlife scene. Year-round on a regular basis the Kill Devil Hills restaurant hosts jam-bands, DJs and acoustic favorites from around the area. Better yet, it's one of the island’s few venues to offer late-night eats to compliment its expansive beer and cocktail selection. The steamed munchies menu is available starting at 10 p.m.

Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill & Bar restaurant in Kill Devil Hills offers cuisine from around the world. Whether you look to its daily lunch or dinner menu or its off-season weekly tapas menu, a dish to fit your exact craving is standing by.