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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

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1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went Here during Happy Hour and totally enjoyed the steamed shrimp and calamari. Both done perfectly and the calamari was not a bit greasy which can be a problem with this dish. The other dish we had, Hatteras style clam chowder, was a disappointment. There was not one clam or even clam bit in the bowl. When I complained the... More 

Thank MLC1304
Dendron, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Goombays is always a great choice for a meal. I love them crab cakes and my husband enjoys the shrimp quesadilla. We are always treated like family and can never complain about the food or service. Bring your kids and let them find the dolphin in the ceiling or check out the cool murals on the walls. ENJOY!

Thank Laura R
Lykens, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Party of four enjoyed a variety of foods from the lunch menu. Portions were good and taste was very good. Service was poor. Young male server could not answer questions about food items, seemed to be in a daze !! But we will return.

Thank Zooman16
LaPorte, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best seafood we've found so far. Try the Cabarete shrimp and tuna oscar. Cabarete shrimp Chas a dozen jumbo shrimp in a wonderful garlic cream sauce with a mini loaf of hot bread for dipping. I'm not fond of seafood, but this changed my mind, at least for one night. The tuna oscar was a extra large tuna steak cooked... More 

Thank mathman321
Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Goombays gets our vote for the best restaurant this trip. It was a last minute decision to try it and we weren't disappointed! Everything was great from the drinks to the dessert!! I had steamed crab legs and shrimp-best I've ever had! And I can't say enough about the delicious homemade cocktail sauce! Just wish they sold it. My husband... More 

Thank Anne K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a must for our family. No trip to the OBX is complete with out a stop here if they are open. In our 2 plus week visit we had dinner there once, lunch three times and a Sunday Brunch. Just a casual fun place with great drinks and good food!

Thank duckpig
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose Goombays for our last night in Kitty Hawk. The interior was colorful and interesting an brought a smile to the toddler we were traveling with. Everyone enjoyed their meals and especially the Alligator appetizer that was shared. The youngster really chowed down the 'gator so we had to eat fast while enjoying the treat. We will eat here again... More 

Thank ABQ_StevenR
East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service love the sandwiches sit at the bar if you can very clean have tables and chairs also they sell t-shirts we've been coming here for years always a favorite you can't go wrong try it out

Thank MimiLakeHouse
Cameron, North Carolina
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happen upon this place and fell in love with it. There wasn't anything on the menu I didn't want to try which made it hard to pick something. Out of the three dishes, they all were my fav! I really couldn't pick one. The chicken was amazing!!! The Cajan pasta dish was so yummy and I took half of... More 

Thank Wolfcryrain
Sanford, North Carolina
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place kinda late one evening for dinner, around 8:30 pm. We found Goombays. We were immediately seated, had a friendly waiter who helped us select a beer from their nice selection, and then ordered the Jazzy Chicken, the Cajun Pasta, and the special. All of the dishes were wonderful, especially the Jazzy chicken served with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $18
American, Bar, Seafood, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 2524416001

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?