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“Locals Favorite !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Owens' Restaurant

Owens' Restaurant
Milepost 16 1/2, Beach Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959-9126
252-441-7309
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Ranked #14 of 72 Restaurants in Nags Head
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Locals Favorite !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My family and I had the pleasure of dining out at Owens Restaurant last week. We enjoyed it so much. I love the decor of the restaurant including the "Oyster" plates on the walls and the cloth napkins on the tables. Our service was top notch. Keep up the good work Owens family. :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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owensnagshead, Owner at Owens' Restaurant, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
Thank you! It is always a pleasure to hear from loyal customers. We appreciate your review!
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Centerville, Ohio
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“Delicious, Upscale Dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Owen's was recommended to us by someone who has vacationed in the Outer Banks for 20+ years. Owen's has been around for many, many years, I believe it's the oldest restaurant there and has been family run the entire time.

The outside looks normal compared to many of the other restaurants but inside it is very nice. Southern genteel type of decorating. The services was fabulous, like what you would expect from an upscale dining place. It seemed like a lot of local people were there, different staff seemed to know many people by name there.

It's not a cheap place to go, but excellent food and service!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Still Good after all these years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Owens is a tradition for my husband’s birthday each year when we vacation at the Outer Banks, and every year it is wonderful. The seafood is great and desserts are heavenly. The prices are your normal vacation destination kind of pricey but worth the money, and I do wish they’re bring back the salad that used to come with the meal because I miss it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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NJ
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great restaurant in Nags Head”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We were a party of 11 on a Saturday night. Arrived around 5:15pm and were seated no problem. The restaurant is much bigger inside than it looks outside. Our server was very attentive and nice and the food was great. We would come back again for sure.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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owensnagshead, Owner at Owens' Restaurant, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review Owens on Tripadvisor. We are happy you enjoyed dinner and hope you will come back and see us.
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Nags Head NC
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“Great Place for a Celebration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We chose Owens Restaurant as the place to go to celebrate our daughter's recent engagement. All of our meals were delicious (fish and steaks done perfectly) and the service was excellent. The kitchen staff had no problem accommodating one person's dietary restrictions. From appetizers to dessert everything was great. If you want an excellent meal accompanied by great service Owens is the place to go.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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owensnagshead, Owner at Owens' Restaurant, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
It's wonderful to hear your daughter's engagement dinner at Owens was so nice. Hope to see you again soon and best wishes to your daughter and fiance!
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