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Blue Moon Beach Grill

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American, Fish & Chips, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill
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4104 South Virginia Dare Trail, #16, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-261-2583
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    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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After reading the reviews we decided to stop here on our way into Nags Head for an early Saturday lunch. We pulled in at 11:10 a.m. for their 11:30 a.m. opening and were surprised to find a line already forming outside the door. By the time the doors opened there were already about 30 people in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
J D
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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

After reading the reviews we decided to stop here on our way into Nags Head for an early Saturday lunch. We pulled in at 11:10 a.m. for their 11:30 a.m. opening and were surprised to find a line already forming outside the door. By the time the doors opened there were already about 30 people in line. Only a fraction... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My wife & I are vacationing on the Outer Banks this week. This is just the second time we ate at the Blue Moon Beach Grill, but it has quickly moved to the top of our list of "can't miss" restaurants! The atmosphere is upscale beach motif. The service is top-notch. Clara did a splendid job during a busy lunch... More 

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Mars, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I read the great reviews on this sight, but didn't know if it would live up to the hype. We had 14 people in our party so arrived shortly before 5:00 to beat the rush. We were seated immediately. The staff was polite and we had the best waitress of our entire stay on the Outer Banks. Everyone (including the... More 

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MIDLOTHIAN
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Another wonderful lunch. Portabello Mushroom sandwich that was awesome and a perfectly prepared fried Oyster poor boy. Succulent Oysters, a delicious sauce and the Italian roll was fresh, scooped out and right on the money.

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

WOW.........what a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your sandwiches. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Waldorf, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I decided to try the Blue Moon Beach Grill on Friday night. Because there were so many large groups eating that night, we knew there would be a long wait for a table for two so we opted to eat at the bar. We're so glad we did. The Blue Moon has two of the best bartenders... More 

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

Hey TeeBee, thanks for giving us a try and thanks for the kind words. We could not agree more, we have a great staff at the bar, on the floor and in the kitchen. Its easy to overlook the core of a good restaurant......its staff. We are blessed and we appreciate you mentioning this. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Repeat customer with my wife when we visit. Great atmosphere, great menu, great service! Never would have guessed, but we read the reviews and took a chance and the place was well worth it!

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

We sincerely appreciate you being a repeat customer. Folks like you are what helps sustain local, family owned businesses. Thank you so much! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Blue Moon Beach Grill has outstanding food! We ate there for lunch and everyone in the family was pleased with their meal. I would highly recommend the Shrimp and Grits - yummo!

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

Hey Cindy, "yummo" gets the word of the week award..............thank you.........cheers and bon appetit! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Shrimp and Grits are fantastic! They're the best food I have ever tasted. Additionally, the tuna was prepared perfectly. Fantastic restaurant!

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

We are glad that you enjoyed the shrimp and grits. This is one of our signature dishes. Thanks for sharing your vacation and beach time with us. Please know that we appreciate your business and hope to see you again real soon. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped here after being referred by a local resident, and she was right!! Service was excellent, atmosphere was really enjoyable and our food was the best we had since arriving. I highly suggest the shrimp and grits - needed a bit of salt & hot sauce but it was fabulous! We also tried the Tuna special they had and it... More 

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

Kristen from Milwaukee, we are glad that we were your favorite meal. Its our pleasure to try to give every guest a "once in a blue moon" experience. Cheers to you! More 

Princeton, West Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went the first based on TripAdvisor reviews and went back because the food was great! Varied menu has something for everyone - the burgers and cheese steaks are awesome. Reasonably priced for the area and family friendly.

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

Hey TerryA, thanks for sharing your beach time with us. We are especially glad to see that you are a repeat guest............sweet! Please know we appreciate your business and we are glad that you enjoyed your Blue Moon experience. Cheers and bon appetit to you! 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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4104 South Virginia Dare Trail, #16, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?