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Blue Moon Beach Grill

4104 South Virginia Dare Trail, #16, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-261-2583
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Ranked #1 of 72 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Grill, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Blue Moon Beach Grill was recommended by the Manager of the place we stayed while visiting Nags Head. We will definitely plan to go back next time we are in the area! I had a seafood pasta dish that was excellent with perfectly prepared shrimp and blue crab in a white wine sauce. My wife decided on one of her... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had another terrific meal at our favorite place. We've been coming here since Scott and Melissa first opened. This time had the Bourbon bread pudding for dessert and it was fantastic. Tell scott we miss the blue cheese bread pudding they served with their steak. Maybe he'll bring it back at the new restaurant.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was referred to us by three local residents. We were so excited we referred it to two other couples before we even went. After dining there we want to tell everyone about it! It should be a must dine at place on everyone's list when they visit the Outer Banks. My husband had the fish tacos, top three... More

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Jennifer, you helped make our day with your kind words. We hope you visit us again and try another menu item. Lots of good stuff on the menu............cheers and bon appetit!! More

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a really hard time choosing what to order as everything in the menu sounded so good! We ended up getting the Mahi Mahi BLT and Crab Cake Sandwich and they were delicious! They used their own in house seasoning in the blackened version of crab cakes and it was the best. The place was very... More

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Kevin, thanks for the kind words. As I see your TripAdvisor picture, you guys look like fun......you look like a couple that enjoys life......just an observation. We are glad that you enjoyed your meals. If you had a hard time deciding what to order, that means that the next time you visit us you can try something different. All... More

Townsend, DE
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We try to visit ( if we can get a table) each visit to our place in S. Nags Head. Once again, delicious food and terrific service. Looking forward to trying your second restaurant when it's open. Our waitress told us about it; we can't wait!! :)

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Barb, from Delaware.............we sincerely appreciate your business and we are glad you enjoyed your meals. Yes, we are opening another restaurant. Here is what you can expect.........you can expect that we will not neglect Blue Moon Beach Grill. It will always be our flagship restaurant. You can expect Blue Water Grill and Raw Bar to have an incredible view... More

pittsgrove, nj
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended by locals who work in other restaurants for when they want something different than their own place! It's situated in a strip mall so easy to miss unless you are looking for it. The mussels appetizer was absolutely amazing!

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Jen, we appreciate your business and your good review. If there is one thing we pride ourselves in, its our relationship with our great locals. We know we are in the tourist business, and we always appreciate their annual visits. But when the crowds leave the locals come in, and we are elated with their banter, their stories, and the... More

Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Elton from Sanctuary Vineyards suggested that we try the Blue Moon. I've been by this restaurant a few times and the parking lot is always full and the wait times in excess of 45 minutes - even during the off season. After a year of waiting, we went there recently and the wait time was only 20 minutes and the... More

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

We are glad you gave us a try......kudos to Elton from Sanctuary Vineyards for commending us to you. We appreciate the "shout out" and we appreciate your business. We hope to see you again real soon................cheers and bon appetit!! More

Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Good food, cute atmosphere, fresh seafood. I got the crab cake and it had no filler. My husband got the crab topped flounder special and really enjoyed it. The pain killer mixed drink was delish! Don't hesitate to go here. It was busy and service was fast. I would return on my next OBX visit.

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

When I saw a review from Dragonflylady, I wasn't sure what to expect...........but alas, it was a great review. Thanks for the kind words, and for your praise of our local seafood. We pride ourselves in our seafood...........local, when possible...........always fresh..........with diverse menu selections. We look forward to your return on your next visit to the Outer Banks. Cheers and... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My wife's favorite place to go to, and it's surely popular! We went there the first week in November (out of season & not a whole lot of tourists on the Outer Banks). Yet the night we went - a Thursday, their parking lot was full, and the inside was full as well. A popular place that the people seem... More

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Joey, thanks for visiting Blue Moon Beach Grill. We sincerely appreciate your business. It is fine folks like you that help make us a popular place. Again, thanks for visiting us and we hope to see you again on a return visit...............cheers and bon appetit. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Been here twice now. Once last fall, and now this fall (2014). Last fall Elizabeth was our waitress, this fall Cara. Both were very fast in getting our food to us hot, both were very friendly and attentive (but no too much so), and the food was great! We started with the Mussel Frommage Bleu, which has mussels steamed in... More

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Norman, thanks for visiting Blue Moon and thanks for good words for Eli and Cara. These ladies are the best of the best, and we always appreciate hearing our customers mention them. Yes, we are opening a new venue at Pirates Cove. As a paid commercial, "the view will be exceptional, the menu will be completely different, and the... More

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Additional Information about Blue Moon Beach Grill

Address: 4104 South Virginia Dare Trail, #16, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Bar, Grill, Fish & Chips

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