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Sandbar & Grille

49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3413
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Ranked #9 of 19 Restaurants in Buxton
Price range: $7 - $42
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 16 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 10 years. At this time lunch is served Monday thru Friday 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. Entertainment- Hatteras Island Free Poker League every Monday & Wednesday nite from April thru November. We have live music on the deck Friday nites this summer, will have Karaoke Thursday nites and either a live band or a DJ every Saturday from late May thru Labor Day. Hope to see you there!!
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Long story short, the waitress was inattentive, there was one other table seated and a few people at the bar when we got in. Shortly after we got our appetizer (I'll add that it took close to 10 min to even get our drink order in) a family came in which was seated in the tight corner behind us (mind... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Slow night(4 at the bar...3 tables seated including mine)..two servers..we had Stacey.. took 10 min to get drink order in..my drink (soda) was only refilled once..my lady's drink was never refilled nor asked to be refilled.. we thought that maybe she has having an off night so we left a more than generous tip..when she saw the amount she scoffed... More

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Frisco, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food, good service, and a gorgeous view over Pamlico Sound. Wonderful place to watch the sunset.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The sandwiches we got were great but neither my husband or I drink beer..so we were kind of in "dry dock"..All of the staff were friendly and what food we had was good.

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jbug348, Owner at Sandbar & Grille, responded to this review

I just wanted to let you know that you missed out on a full service bar, with an extensive wine list, and cocktail menu. The wine list was on the back page of the regular menu, sorry you missed it!! More

Colerain, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice atmosphere for a bar and grill. My husband ordered the grill tuna and he said it was great. I ordered the Parmesan chicken with pasta and marinara sauce. It was okay. I would not order it again but it probably just me. Someone else may love it. The service was great. We may try again if in the area.... More

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband liked his seafood, but I wasn't overly impressed. I actually sent the chicken parmigiana back (something I NEVER do). The sauce tasted like someone was cleaning out a can of sauce with water, and poured that on the noodles. Pasta was cold. And chicken tasted chewy like it had been reheated. I ordered a burger instead, which was... More

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Hamburg, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great Food! Wonderful selection of seafood as well as the usual fare. Super views of the Sound sunset. Service was fast and friendly. Would highly recommend to anyone traveling to Hatteras.

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Amsterdam NY
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went for supper, waitress was very busy but was great, the crab and shrimp alfrado was wonderful and portions were large, able to have leftover the next night. Will go back next time in OBX

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We ate here a couple of days back. We had their special which was an Angus steak topped with crab meat. It was just great, one of the nicest steaks I have eaten in a long while. The waitress was very overworked due to a staffing problem but she kept her head and managed to provide us with good service... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The best ribs I have ever had - and chocolate cake - to die for. The menu was good and varied. Great for kids. Nice bar.

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Additional Information about Sandbar & Grille

Address: 49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Phone Number: +1 252-995-3413
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
Average Prices: USD 7 - 42
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta

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