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Blue Moon Beach Grill

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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This meal was such a nice surprise. The restaurant is located in a strip mall. Always crowded. We showed up 30 minutes prior to lunch and there was already a line! Pasta with scallops dish was fantastic! Don't miss having a meal here.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We frequent blue moon all the time. It is very busy year round. If you are in a hurry or have a large party come early or this is not the place for you. The food is always of good quality and plentiful. The staff is very friendly and it is a casual atmosphere. I love to look at the... More 

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Welcome, Maryland
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159 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has such great food!! We've eaten here several times and it is always amazing. This week we got there when it opened for lunch at 11:30 and it was completely full in 7 minutes with a line, guess everyone else knows what we know about this great food. The wings are SO good, I ordered a shrimp not... More 

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Thank LorrifromWelcome
Nags Head, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food--chef's special takes on classics like shrimp and grits. Great bar and wait staff. One of our favorite local places for lunch, drinks and appetizers, or dinner. Daily specials in addition to s full menu with both sandwiches and full meals.

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Thank John S
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Dear John.....I always wanted to do that, sorry. John S, thanks so much for the nice words. I am especially appreciative of the compliment on our great bar and wait staff. We agree, they are great. I hope to see you again soon........I promise, no more Dear John letters. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Springfield, Illinois
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered take out from Blue Moon on a whim while we tried to get our son down for a nap and we are so glad we did!! This was probably one of the best meals we had while on vacation! Regardless if you're dining in or taking out you MUST try this place. It's absolutely incredible. Do you think... More 

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Thank LoStead
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here for our anniversary. We sat at the bar and Anna took great care of us! All of the food and drinks were amazing!

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1 Thank temerson72
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

I am glad your anniversary dinner was a good one. Anna, our bride to be, is one of our stars. I will share your comments with her. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in the Nags Head area our group of 6 stumbled upon the Blue Moon Beach Grill. We were greeted by friendly staff and informed of a 1 hour wait. Based on so many positive reviews we decided to put our names on the list. Instead of passing out a pager or something we would have to carry, the staff... More 

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2 Thank FXBGTraveler
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey FXBGTraveler, thank you so much for stumbling into Blue Moon. We love it..... I am especially please with you nice comments about one of our rock stars, Lauren. Our phone app, Buzz Table, really is an effective way to cope with the wait time during high season. I hope your beach time was spectacular and we look forward to... More 

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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and reasonable prices. Fried green tomatoes (even another restaurant staff said they had the best!) and fried oysters delicious. Thought fish tacos were fresh and good yet not the best I've had - still a very solid fun choice in obx for family casual meals

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1 Thank Drmisty12
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Drmisty12, your business and your recommendation is greatly appreciated. I am happy that you think we are a very solid fun choice for a family. May I wish you "cheers and bon appetit". More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This certainly lived up to its #1 in Nags Head ranking.. Wife and I were very happy with both the service and the food. Bartenders were friendly and knowledgable not to mention perfect in technique. The Mahi Mahi BLT and the Shrimp Burger were perfection.

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Thank jsgreen1fdu
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

I am stoked that you had a terrific lunch. I want to thank you for visiting us and for telling the world that you liked our food and service. BTW, Shrimp Not A Burger and Mahi Mahi BLT are two never fail choices. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Liverpool, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We heard this place had great seafood and it sure did.We got there at 1130 right after they opened for lunch and it was already packed.The service was outstanding,the atmosphere was great,and the food was great!!I would definitely recommend the calamari for an appetizer and the wahoo fish for your meal it was unbelievable!

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Thank Dan P
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words Dan P. The calamari is not your typical calamari and I am glad that you enjoyed our creative twist. This recipe has been around for 8 years and I guess its here to stay. Wahoo is such a great local fish and we wish we could serve it all year. We appreciate your business, your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
Description
Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?