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Owens' Restaurant

Milepost 16 1/2, Beach Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959-9126
252-441-7309
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Ranked #13 of 71 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
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Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food here was very good! With that being said, it was priced way too high. I let my boyfriend pick where he wanted to eat for his birthday, and he picked Owens based on the reviews. He felt so bad because he didn't know that it was such an expensive place. I told him not to stress it was... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have not been to the outer banks in several years. We always looked forward to our dinner there. The prices have gone through the roof with nothing included....my husband and I enjoy a quiet dinner and there ate several rooms available to be seated....we weren't there 10 minutes and all the waiters and what appeared to be a bods... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This week, on our first of what surely will be many vacations to OBX, we wanted one special, fancier dinner out. We were greeted with huge smiles, like we were family- great! We were seated immediately at a terrific table, even though it was top of the dinner hour and no reservation. Things were looking good! Service was so attentive,... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The food, atmosphere, and service was great but I thought some of the prices were a little high. The prime rib was great. But the Surf and Turf was $60. Great place if you want to splurge a little on your vacation.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Took our friends to Owens for a delicious seafood dinner. It was wonderful as usual. We come to the Outer Banks every August for our timeshare week. The week is not complete without a trip to Owen's. We have never been disappointed in the many years we have been coming!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

my husband and I wanted a nice place for our anniversary. In a place by the sea it was not easy to find a place that had more than one or two entrees other than seafood. we tried Owens and were not disappointed. they at least warned you how they cooked their prime rib if > than med rare, a... More

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Pataskala, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ate here on our first night on the vacation. We were a party of 8 and without a reservation we were seated in less than 5 minutes. It is a very stuffy / old restaurant. The menu was nice but overpriced compared to the value. Service was good. Overall - this place was just blah. More than likely I... More

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Louisa, Kentucky
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went to Owens to eat. I had a sick headache before I got there. The waitress asked if I was alright and if she could get me anything. She brought me a glass of bitters and ginger ale at no charge. She just kept checking to make sure I was feeling better. By the time we got our food,... More

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Seregno, Italy
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169 reviews 169 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

This is an historical restaurant in Nags Head! Owned by the same family since several years. The restaurant is classic, everything there remind you the sea and fishing. Quility of food is great, good variety of fish and some choices of meat. The way food is cooked is great, broiled or fried fish is amazingly tasty. Wine list is good.... More

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Freeport, Pennsylvania, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

For every family trip to the Outer Banks (about ten) we end our stay with a dinner at Owens.However this year was a disappointment. The food was only good, not outstanding, the service was only fair and the prices were much above average. I think next year we will look for a new last night dinner locale.

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