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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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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Great restaurant!

Relatives told us about this place. It has great food and variety of different dishes. Always busy so plan to wait but it well worth the wait. Never had a bad meal here. One of favorites on the OBX.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Mark E
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Midlothian, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Midlothian, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Relatives told us about this place. It has great food and variety of different dishes. Always busy so plan to wait but it well worth the wait. Never had a bad meal here. One of favorites on the OBX.

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Greenville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My son and granddaughter had lunch at the Blue Moon located in Nags Head this weekend when we were down for the day. We did have a 45 minute wait, but the waiting was not bad because they have a deck with umbrellas for waiting. The service was good and the food was casual and excellent. I also liked the... More 

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Camden, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I love blue moon1 definitely a local favorite! my boyfriend and I love the fries and I adore the crab cakes! I also love the cooking method options and how the servers don't mind waiting for me to decide because I can be indecisive! I just want my food to be worth what I pay for! I am an avid... More 

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

We are so glad you love our crab cakes and our specials. Our specials are, well,.........special. We have a very creative talent pool of chefs that work hard to create daily off the menu delights. We are proud of our chef line. Again, thanks for visiting us and please know that we appreciate your business. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

philadelphia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If you are coming to the OBX as a tourist, you have your choice of many fine places to eat. In my opinion, you won't find better food anywhere than here. The menu features local seafood and it is always prepared fresh, so you can't go wrong with your menu choice. The chef has a knack for finding the right... More 

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

Hey uncleagt, those are some mighty fine words there.............thanks! We are glad you enjoyed your visit at Blue Moon Beach Grill. Please know that we sincerely appreciate your business and we will continue to strive for perfection, giving all patrons a "once in a blue moon" dining experience! Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for lunch after seeing the tripadvisor reviews. We were very pleased with the food. The place was crowded do we ate at the bar. Homemade soup was delicious. Two of us had burgers which were very tasty and one had the chicken sandwich--delish!

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

Thanks for visiting our little corner in the proverbial "strip mall".........we like to surprise folks! We are so glad you enjoyed your sandwiches and we hope that you will stop in again for more of our culinary delights. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Chanhassen, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

For lunch had a soft shell crab BLT. Great meal and fries. My wife had a blackened scallops salad that was yummy. When we saw the dinner menu we knew we had to return and we did that same evening. A couple of hints. Dinner would've been an hour wait so we sat at the bar for dinner and no... More 

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

Thanks so much for the visits.........we equate a lunch and a dinner on the same day as to grand slam home run...........thank you so much. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meals, and we hope that we can again give you more great dining experiences. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wife and I dined at The Blue Moon 5/18/15. We went early as we wanted to sit at the bar and enjoy a couple beers before ordering. Ordered a “tomato grilled chicken soup” and buffalo shrimp as appetizers. Would highly recommend both. Wife had Angels Delight (Shrimp with crab meat in a wine sauce served over angel hair) it was... More 

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buoyboy, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for being a repeat guest. We are super glad that you enjoyed your food and the service. Yes, Meredith is great. We appreciate the shout out and we will pass your compliment on to her. We hope that the next visit is another great meal.......we plan on giving you a repeat performance. Cheers to you!! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great service with a smile. A perfect place for the littles ones. We all enjoyed the food as well as the ambiance!

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buoyboy, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Kittychoice.................thanks for visiting us. We surely appreciate your business and we are glad we are your favorite spot. You keep visiting us and we will keep trying very hard to give you great food and stellar service. Cheers!! More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My family and I went here on the way back after a long day of touring Nags Head and the food was amazing! I was a little cautious since it is in a strip mall but don't let that deter you! The place was packed but we were seated fast and all of us really enjoyed it. The staff was... More 

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buoyboy, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Denise, thank you for the shout out. I am so glad you stopped in, despite the "strip mall" front. We know that our setting is less than pristine, however, it has served us well for 6 years. Please know that we appreciate your business and we hope that you will visit us again,,,,,,,,,,,maybe for dinner next time. Cheers and... More 

Yorktown, Virginia
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a must stop for a visit to the Outer Banks. We were very fortunate to have Stacy wait on us again. She is so knowledgable about the offerings that it is simple question and answer to select a great meal. My wife had a Mahi-Mahi BLT while I had Wahoo. Delicious. Don't miss an opportunity to enjoy this... More 

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buoyboy, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting Blue Moon again. We are delighted that we got a second visit and that we were able to deliver again. Also, thanks for giving Stacey a shout out. Her performance is exemplary and we are so glad she is on our team. Please know that we appreciate your business and we look forward o seeing... More 

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?