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Bad Bean Baja Grill

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegan
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3105 N. Croatan Highway, Seagate North Shopping Center, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-6962
252.261.1300
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Bad Bean Baja Grill serves cuisine inspired from Baja California...
The Bad Bean Baja Grill serves cuisine inspired from Baja California, Mexico, and Latin America. The Baja Grill is a full service family friendly restaurant utilizing local fresh ingredients from the sea and land. We have an excellent selection of craft beers and a great specialty drink list.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Stopped here with my family on our last day of vacation as most wanted something different than seafood. We were all pleasantly surprised of this little Mexican restaurant. All items were of high quality and well prepared. Think of chipotle on steroids. Excellent homemade salsas and guacamole. Try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Eric H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Stopped here with my family on our last day of vacation as most wanted something different than seafood. We were all pleasantly surprised of this little Mexican restaurant. All items were of high quality and well prepared. Think of chipotle on steroids. Excellent homemade salsas and guacamole. Try the 15" giant Cali burrito or any of the quesadillas. All in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worth the drive from wherever you are on the OBX! Mahi taco and pork belly taco some of the best tacos I've had in ages anywhere. Keep up the great work!

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Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I got the 15 inch pulled pork burrito. It was fantastic. Great food, fast and friendly service, attentive to empty drinks.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Surprisingly good for a Mexican restaurant in North Carolina! Great salsas, good chips, and great price.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited the BBBG for lunch based on a few recommendations from locals and it did not disappoint. Server Rachel was GREAT. The special was pork belly tacos. They were great as was the fresh salsa. Nice alternative for beach food. Go here!!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Good food, great prices and friendly staff. Lots of TVs for viewing sports. The chi churro oysters were great!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Don't expect the usual . This place has their own twist on Tex Mex . Very innovative and unusual offerings really click .We started with the Mexican meatballs , very tasty rice meatballs served with spicy sauce smothered in melted cheese , tortillas for scooping . I had the shrimp burrito ,packed with sauteed shrimp ,black beans and guacamole .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This little gem was fun My daughter loves Mexican food. She pick it out. I got the Havana, which like a cubian sandwich. The fries which came with it where awsome. The fries had a hint of garlic, they were extra crispy. My favorite. The server kept the drinks coming. You didn't have to ask. Basically this place has the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent by all means. The beer was cold The bartender Mark awesome. The food superb!! We got free chips and salsa. Unheard of in the obx. We had great customer service by Mark!! See his photo ask for him By name you can't go wrong! The food was unbelievably good. Flavorful, abdudant, and affordable. A must stop!! Sad we found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great find. It's tucked into a plaza so it isn't the easiest to see. We got the chips and medium salsa with guacamole and tacos! We ate everything. Was an awesome lunch. We tried pork, brisket, mahi, and tofu tacos and they were all awesome. The waitress was super down to earth. They have fruit mojitos and craft beers on... More 

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Additional Information about Bad Bean Baja Grill

Address: 3105 N. Croatan Highway, Seagate North Shopping Center, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-6962
Phone Number: 252.261.1300
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegan

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3105 N. Croatan Highway, Seagate North Shopping Center, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-6962
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 252.261.1300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups

Description

The Bad Bean Baja Grill serves cuisine inspired from Baja California, Mexico, and Latin America. The Baja Grill is a full service family friendly restaurant utilizing local fresh ingredients from the sea and land. We have an excellent selection of craft beers and a great specialty drink list.

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