EVERYONE LOVES AN UGLY DOGSpanky's famous deep fried hot dogs.
Brooke Zak cleaning up
Line to the door
(typical summer Saturday)
Anna Zak and her cousin
setting up for a busy day
Spanky's Grille was a long time dream of Ben Zak. On May 16th, 1999 Jennifer Cooper married him anyway.
The couple bought a commercial lot in 2001and in 2002 Narrow Shores started construction. On July 19th, 2003 Spanky's grille opened
for business. The restaurant has been a favorite of locals and visitors ever since.
Spankys feels their
success is based on one word; value. Every day of the week they serve .79 all beef hot dogs, $2 sandwiches, and on Friday nights
they offer a choice of homemade meatloaf, open face turkey, or a 1/2 pound hamburger steak with gravy and one side for only
What do people think about Spankys? The Urban Spoon ranked Spanky's
as one of the top 10 cheap eats in North Carolina (2012, 2013, & 2014), the people voted Spankys as the #1 restaurant on
the Outer Banks 'OBXE' 2012, trip Advisor named Spankys as one of the top 20 restaurants on the East Coast (2012 & 2013) and the
Urban Spoon ranked Spankys as one of the top 40 hot dog stands across America (2013).
We will admit that Spanky's isn't for everyone with our casual (order at the counter) atmosphere, but for customers looking for fresh
food served fast at a low price...Spanky's is your restaurant. If you want to see what we're really about, click on
our (SPANKY'S FOOD) video below!!!