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Sandbar & Grille

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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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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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Our group of. A dozen enjoyed a wonderful evening of food, drink, entertainment, and an awesome sunset over Pamlico Sound. A bonus was live entertainment on the outdoor deck by Jocelyn Oldham, a folk singer from Richmond, Virginia. Hearing her music was, alone, worth the short trip from Avon to Buxton. The service was great. As for the food, the... More 

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Thank Bob M
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

What an incredible sunset! Good drinks, appetizers and Hatteras style clam chowder. The staff was friendly and very attentive. Enjoyed the small evening meal.

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East Granby, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

A wonderful start to our vacation week in the OBX! Our group was 9 and a baby and they were able to comfortably seat us for an early dinner at 6:30. The food was excellent and the views from the deck over the water are spectacular, especially as the sun sets. The women's room is a bit daunting since there... More 

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Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Good food, good service, and good view. Great place to watch a sunset. Nice outdoor area and live music (we went on a Friday night).

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ate there twice on our trip; once for dinner then for lunch. The view of the sound is very nice and relaxing. The food was good with BIG portions. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. All in all, a very nice place to eat.

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Wooster, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

I didn't expect the food to be out of this world but it was! The restaurant sits right on the sound. Our table overlooked the water. The server was attentive, a step ahead and made sure our experience was nothing short of perfect. The portions were generous! I started with a fresh salad with homemade raspberry vinaigrette dressing. Then followed... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

We went here for lunch. My spinach salad was super. The fish was good. The view was great on the sound side. This is a great little bar with great food. I will come here again. Staff was nice

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Thank WSTORM44
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We ate her with a party of 8. Our waitress was attentive, pleasant and nice. She was well Informed of the menu and bar choices. They had local beers on tap and the service was excellent! The food was okay, not phenomenal but not bad either. My friend had the Hatteras soup and she loved it! I would recommend that... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We were not prepared for how early places close in the OBX. Our first day in town we arrived late and didn't make it to this restaurant until 9:24 pm. We were told to put in our order quick as the kitchen closes at 9:30. They were so quick we were out the door by 10 after having a decent... More 

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Thank Pauline C
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Didn't even make it to ordering our dranks. Right off the bat the hostess acted like it was a inconvenience for our big party to eat there. I asked for a high chair and about 7 mins later my daughter went and got one. Our waitress told us she would be right with us but with the hostess having a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $42
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
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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