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The Dunes Restaurant

7013 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-1600
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Ranked #32 of 72 Restaurants in Nags Head
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: This local, Outer Banks restaurant is now in it's 32nd anniversary season. That's probably why it's called a 'Nags Head Tradition' by locals. Open for breakfast and dinner daily. Weekends - spring and fall - and daily in the summer season, there's a robust fruit and breakfast bar plus some whopping good breakfast platters. Specialties are real southern cooking - like fried chicken. Also a specialty - local, Outer Banks seafood - broiled, fried, and always good. Steaks and prime rib round out the dinner menu. The "R" Bar is great for a late night meal or a special drink. The entire restaurant was remodeled in 2009 for a more coastal-comfortable, casual feel. And if all this isn't enough, there's Roxie's Retail - great, flirty finds for your home or wardrobe.
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We ate here with friends after church. The food was really good and the staff extremely nice. I especially liked the shrimp and grits as well as the mac and cheese. Great buffet.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is beautiful. We had the best brunch here. Great little gift shop. Service and owners were wonderful. Will go back!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

friendly staff.great food,nice portions.they made exceptions to the menu.we had one who could not eat potatos or grits and aske if they had tomatoes.No problem.when we saw them we all wished we had ordered them.very nice place and I bet there lunch and diiners would have been good

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Breakfast Oct 28, 2014. We have been eating breakfast at The Dune’s for over 30 years. It is one of our three most favorite breakfast spots on the Outer Banks. It had been a couple of years since we last ate at The Dunes—it was great to be back! Our server, Michelle, was very friendly and attentive. My wife and... More

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san fran
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114 reviews 114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

had a mediocre omelet and lackluster coffee. I remember years ago when this place was good. I wouldnt waste my time here again.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Recommended by hotel staff. Arrived at the restaurant after a long day. Service was just so-so. Food was a long time coming and it was nothing special. Prices are "tourist" prices. We shared a dessert and it was good. There was some kind of meeting being conducted in a corner of the restaurant...there were no walls or doors...and a video... More

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Max meadows va
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We went to Dunes tonight for dinner. The food was great, and server Rebecca did a wonderful job. She was a fantastic waitress.

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Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

You can shop and eat in one spot!! Lots of reasonably priced nautical themed gifts. The brunch is very good and reasonably priced, as well. Family owned by the same family who owns Grits Grille. The fried shrimp dinner is also wonderful and more than one person can eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Was a little uneasy about eating at The Dunes because of some of the reviews. However, we were pleasantly surprised. The service was impeccable, the food was hot and delicious. Two of us ordered the breakfast buffet and two ordered of the menu. Breakfast bar had nice variety, plus they made your eggs fresh to order rather than your typical... More

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colonial heights
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The hubby and I went for breakfast. Average everything. Nothing noteworthy. They offer a Buffett but we ordered from the menu. It was just ok.

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Additional Information about The Dunes Restaurant

Address: 7013 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: +1 252-441-1600
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 12:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm  6:00 am - 12:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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