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3948 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
252-441-1141
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Locally obtained seafood and fresh ingredients; traditional & contemporary...
Locally obtained seafood and fresh ingredients; traditional & contemporary southern cuisine
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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, friendly service!

They far exceeded my expectations!! When dining with children for breakfast, you just want to feed them. We received EXCELLENT food and service here and everyone was very friendly and accommodating! Try the fruit for breakfast-it was definitely impressive and a nice surprise :-) We will be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
orcaluv97
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Lansing, Illinois
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The cafe reminds me of an old neighborhood diner that all the locals love to come to. The atmosphere is pleasant. We came here for breakfast and ordered the typical French toast - bacon - eggs breakfast. It was good. The service was friendly but very slow. Not a spectacular meal but not a bad one either.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

They far exceeded my expectations!! When dining with children for breakfast, you just want to feed them. We received EXCELLENT food and service here and everyone was very friendly and accommodating! Try the fruit for breakfast-it was definitely impressive and a nice surprise :-) We will be back...

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Ashburn, Virginia
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

What a great dinner for a Saturday night. Two of us got the broiled dinners- very fresh and delicious. My husband got the shrimp and grits, which he thought were the best he ever had. My daughter got the pasta special with shrimp. Lovely place, great service! Don't miss out on this place.

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Mohrsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Very pleased with the food and the service.... check out their Cheesecake YUM After being seated without a wait which was a bonus we wereally all superseded with all the menu selections

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My fiance and I have visted this restaurant the past two years (2014 and 2015) and have never been disappinted! The food is excellent, it's a great atmosphere, and the waitresses are awesome. We will continue to visit on every yearly beach trip!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was our second trip to ONHC. Last year stopped in for breakfast on the way out of town and was thoroughly impressed with the quality of the food. Same thing this year. Went for breakfast on the way out of town and had a great meal. Prices were decent and food was good. It's a small place so they're... More 

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Washington, North Carolina
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you are looking for a nice place for some good home cooked breakfast, then make the trip here. From biscuits to platters of food, they will make your taste buds happy for sure. Supper time has great options as well, and the bartenders are happy to mix your favorite beverage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Our waitress was excellent and the food could not have been better. The fish and chips were great, the fish was cod but it honestly tasted fresh and fried just right. The fries were okay, nothing really to write home about. The fried green tomatoes are a must!

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Easton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Found this to be a quiet, relaxing breakfast experience. Food was Ok and moderately priced. Staff was friendly and service was good. Was clean and relaxing environment.

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Aydlett, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

So the lunch menu is limited unless you want Caribbean type food - so we ordered the barbecue - about $8 for the sandwich alone. The menu said your choice of NC or house barbecue sauce. The french fries were an additional $3. The bbq was delivered to the table and I asked for NC barbecue sauce. The waitress actually... More 

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M R, Owner at Old Nags Head Cafe', responded to this review

This is yet another careless review allowed to be posted by Tripadvisor. It's funny how all the prices mentioned are WRONG! We also DO NOT sell any food items that are remotely Caribbean. We are a traditional American restaurant specializing in Southern American cuisine and seafood. I'm pretty sure though that this so-called review meets all the Tripadvisor guidelines considering... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3948 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: 252-441-1141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Locally obtained seafood and fresh ingredients; traditional & contemporary southern cuisine

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