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Barefoot Bernie's Bar & Grill

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3730 North Croatan Highway, Mile Post 4 1/2, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
252-261-1008
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 270
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  • 196
    Very good
  • 59
    Average
  • 21
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal!

We had a great meal and great drinks with a fun and very sweet bartender today for lunch. As bartenders we are pretty easy to please but she went above and beyond. Missed her name but she was working around 1pm on Thursday August 27th!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
shelbymoyer
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Sandusky, Ohio
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Sandusky, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a great meal and great drinks with a fun and very sweet bartender today for lunch. As bartenders we are pretty easy to please but she went above and beyond. Missed her name but she was working around 1pm on Thursday August 27th!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This place is most excellent. Our server, Jay, was low key, informative, and very expedient. Nice guy to boot. The food was spot on- the ahi tuna appetizer was perfectly seared. Blackened mahi-mahi perfectly cooked; great sides as well. Desserts looked great- alas, no room to actually eat one.

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Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Delicious food. Not too expensive. We had a great dinner. If you're ever around Kitty Hawk have a meal there and enjoy yourselves.

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Ewing NJ
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Typical beach bar type place, but with good friendly service. Son had a burger sandwiched between two grill cheese and bacon sandwiches, what a stack. The gyro nachos were a disappointment, but in general the entrees were good meals. The menu is very GF friendly which allowed all to order comfortably..

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Virginia
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went with local friends who spend lots of time here in the fall hanging out on the 'bar side' watching Penn State football games. If you're "into" watching a dozen or so tv's showing sports ad nauseam & don't mind having to stand in a noisy crowd, this is your kind of place. As it was mid-August, the 4 of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The entire table had entrees that were just OK and nothing special. I guess if your last meal was from a drive thru then this would be a small step up and you would rave about it. Every plate had a huge pile of black unseasoned canned beans and a big scoop of white rice that filled about 60% of... More 

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PITTSBURGH, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went to Barefoot Bernies and found the owner is from Pittsburgh and we are too. We enjoyed seeing the Steeler posters, etc. we enjoyed shrimp and grits, fresh tuna, shrimp, calamari and all excellent. The shrimp and grits was more like a spicy grumpy. We will return when we are in the area again.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Went out to eat here with my family on our last night in NC and were told there would be a 40-45 minute wait. After only 20 minutes we were seated and greeted by a very friendly server! We ordered the island Mac and cheese and the guacamole bowl for appetizers and they were amazing!!! I ordered a piña colada... More 

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Pittsburgh
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We came here last year and my biggest complaint about Bernie's was the wait time for gluten-free food; it took FOREVER. This year, a completely different story. All items came much sooner. The jerk mahi tacos were fantastic! Go Steelers!!

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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I found some good and some not so good about this place. It is a popular eatery on the Outer Banks and can get quite busy and crowded. There was quite a wait when we went. The staff is friendly and efficient and had some good suggestions. I had the Caribbean Crab Cakes and it was ok, though not exactly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3730 North Croatan Highway, Mile Post 4 1/2, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: 252-261-1008

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?