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Open Water Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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The doors are open for the 2018 season! Come on in and check out our totally revamped menu with a fresh new look for Hatteras Island. With unique options and great view Open Water Grill is sure to be a dining destination you wont want to miss. Located at MP 54 at the northern end of Avon. Come see the view for yourself!
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Asian, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

My niece held her wedding reception at Open Water . Micheal the owner and the wait staff went above and beyond to make this event a memorable one. The buffet they prepared was outstanding.The view of the water is beautiful with deck seating if you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bcourtney1
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday evening to find the restaurant largely empty with the exception of two people seated inside and maybe eight people seated outside. We thought it was strange for a waterfront restaurant to be empty on a Friday night. We were told...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrandmrsd99
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We ordered the shrimp tacos which come with Fried Shrimp with NO tails & Crisp & Best I've EVER Eaten in my Life !!! Plate comes with the Best Kale Slaw/Red Beans/Cheese/Rice/Pico Sauce/soft corn tortillas too. This is My Go-To-Meal from here ON !! The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carolbowallis
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with my husband and 2 little kids. Sat at the table for 30 minutes without being acknowledged. No one came to take our drink order or anything. We got up and walked out. Waitstaff wasn’t very friendly. Will NEVER go back. Saw...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kristen G
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

(BTW we love all of Hatteras Island! ) We had lunch yesterday and The server was great... prompt and accommodating. BRAVA! However, this review is strictly of the food...it was sooo bad I nearly cried for wasting our time and $’s. Seriously I don’t EVER...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Foodie4ever2030
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Run! The $30. Ribeye was “Ponderosa” all day long! Subpar food at high end prices... Catch of the day made I to fish and chips was $27.! Shame on us for not complaining... ruined our night out. Find somewhere else!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank clindsay72018
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Want to thank Tina for always greeting us with a smile and making us the best drinks ever!!! We had some dormant weather while vacationing and some days visiting her was the best part of our day. She was very professional at all times and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pas721
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The good... -Virgin pina colata $6 big and good -View is nice With that said... The bad... -place was empty at lunchtime with the restaurant next door jammed -service was slow -PRICES WERE INSANE! $9 for a side salad, $16 on special for a burger,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 463caroln
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Service was slow. Out of quite a few things. Had to ask for check. Prices were more than one would expect and that was the lunch menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chwilliams
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I had to click one circle but it really doesnt even derserve one. Took forever to get drinks. Music was so loud but they did turn it down. The mojitio had old mint that was black and slimy. Took over an hour to get our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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