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49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3413
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful view of the sound. Lunch was average, nothing spectacular. The staff was friendly and the prices are decent. The best part was the view, though.

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Thank Tyria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here to eat because it was right on the water and offered a great view. Our waiter was great and kept our drink glasses flowing. Our party had a variety of different food offerings and all were satisfied. The steamed shrimp was awesome! The deserts were also scrumptious! Especially the pecan pie! We also had two small children... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive south on Hwy 12 past Outer Banks High School and there it is on your right, perched along Pamlico Sound. The bar is well-stocked and the menu extensive. Seating in the dining area is optimized for the westerly view across the water. Sunsets or approaching thunderstorms each offer a feast for the eyes. An outdoor deck offers additional viewing,... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew the sunset views would be fantastic and we were not disappointed. Grab a cocktail from the bar, wait for your table on the outside deck and watch the sun go down. Beautiful. We were disappointed to find that their online menu and wine list is outdated. My wife found a wine on the online menu she wanted to... More 

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Amherst, New York
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal tonight. My husband had the scallops, which were plentiful, I had the seafood chowder, which was out of this world and a ceaser salad. Our daughter ordered a cheeseburger and said it was good.

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Burke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite place for steak! Towards the end of our vacation we no longer want sea food and love coming here for steak and ribs!!!drinks are great too!

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Strasburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on vacation in the OBX we searched for restaurants that could accommodate the tastes of my entire family including our picky youngins. The Sandbar & Grill did just that..! The menu is full of good eats and the restaurant location is great, its right on the sound with a fantastic view of the water. Our server(s) were fantastic..! (we... More 

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Thank Roman R
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the island. Best calamari by far. Seating limited so you might have a long wait. But oh well worth it. There's a game room downstairs for the kids. Large portions of food and high quality taste. They never disappoint. Always come here while staying in 0BX.

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Thank Cathy M
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints! The drink special today was a raspberry daiquiri and it was really good! I had a Cesar's salad as an appetizer. It was big enough to feed 3 people and it was so good! I decided to take a break from seafood and went for a cheeseburger. It was cooked perfectly medium and was juicy and... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for dinner, but told we would have to wait or eat at the bar. We went to the bar, but due to it's height and the height of the chairs it was pretty awkward to have a drink, let alone a meal. We asked to be seated at a table when available. They accommodated us, but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $42
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3413
Description
We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 18 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 12 years. At this time lunch is served daily 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. We have live music on the deck Thursday & Friday nights this summer. Hope to see you there!!

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