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Owens' Restaurant

Milepost 16 1/2, Beach Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959-9126
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Ranked #14 of 70 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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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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English first
North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My wife picked this restaurant out for our anniversary dinner and what an excellent choice. It was out only "white linen" dining out of our trip and was perfect for celebrating out 12th anniversary. Atmosphere (quieter than the other top end restaurants we tried during the weekend) was more conducive to our celebration (i.e., quieter). The prices are a little... More

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

While visiting the Outer Banks, NC, we celebrated a pair of adult birthdays. Atmosphere and service was excellent. The food was a little slow in coming out but it was a busy dining evening. The food was delicious and hot when it arrived, and certainly more than ample servings. There were gluten free selections and lots of seafood dishes that... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Solid choice for a family seafood dinner. Traditional choices, nothing unexpected, but all very good.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we didn't stay to eat. the prices were outrageous. it wasn't that nice of a place to charge $30 per entree'.

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colonial heights
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We don't usually do fancy restaurants but you don't need to dress up to eat here but I am glad we did. Very elegant. Started off with crackers and a crock of cheese. Yummy! Then we had fresh rolls. Tried escargot for the first time. Very nice. We both ordered seafood dishes and they were DELISH!! He service was outstanding.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My sister and I stopped in to pick up a take out order for Lobster Bisque, and truly, it's the best we've had...ever...anywhere. While we did not stay for seating, it looks like a lovely atmosphere and I cannot wait to visit it again.

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Rixeyville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have made it a point every summer for the past eight years to have dinner at owens. Although the food this year was great, the services was awful. I actually received better service at the Jolly Roger where we stopped for breakfast. I will not be returning to Owens.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place has been here for many years and clearly has a loyal following. The interior is warm with dark woods and candles. Service is gracious and prompt. The menu is very standard fare with lots of fried seafood, Hush Puppies, crab cakes and fish. Though the appeal is clear and the service is excellent, the food is typical and... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was our first visit to Owen's Restaurant. The Atmosphere was cozy white table cloth. We had a booth which was awesome! We just loved it! From the start with the Server to the Crock Cheese with crackers. We order the Portobello Mushroom Appetizer, Was Excellent. The meals might seem a little pricey, But well worth it for the amount... More

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Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We enjoyed 2 great dinners during the week we were there. We have dined there for 20 plus years and can depend on receiving incredibly prepared food and great service. The restaurant is family owned and the owners are very "hands on They are also very sensitive to food allergies. Beautiful dessert tray if you can find room to indulge!

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