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“Nice view, food not so good” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Pier House Restaurant

Pier House Restaurant
3335 S Virginia Dare Trl, U.S. 158, Nags Head, NC 27959-9267
252-441-4200
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Ranked #54 of 74 Restaurants in Nags Head
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice view, food not so good”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

6 went for lunch. Great view on the porch. Food, well, not good. I had the pier pressure chowder, which was not good at all. Also had fried calamari, breading to thick not crispy.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Ponce Inlet, Florida
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“You gotta try the Pier Pressure chowder!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Stopped at the Pier House for a light lunch. This place has all of the ambience you would expect in a seafood restaurant on a fishing pier with a view of the ocean. We tried their famous Pier Pressure chowder, a mini seafood stew with a slightly spicy, outstanding flavor. Going back there for more. Fantastic!

Visited November 2012
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“"Lunch overlooking the pier"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

My wife and I ate lunch here on our first day in OBX. I ordered the Pier Pressure soup (Fish Chowder) and a Grilled Cheese w/bacon. The soup was really good, but the grilled cheese was dry, tasted sort of stale, and was not hot - and it contained no bacon! My wife had the shrimp salad (actually a salad with broiled shrimp on top). She thought it was excellent! Our waitress was friendly.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Powhatan, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful View and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Went again this year and enjoyed the view. They have air conditioned the back porch area. It was very humid and warm this year so it was nice to have air condition and the view. The seafood was really good and fast.

Visited October 2012
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Oil City, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Happy hour is a great deal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went for happy hour where they have 10¢ shrimp, 25¢ wings and $1 tacos.The staff was very friendly and you can eat on the open patio and enjoy the views.

Visited September 2012
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