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Nags Head Pier Restaurant

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3335 S Virginia Dare Trl, U.S. 158, Nags Head, NC 27959-9267
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Silver Spring
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been coming here for breakfast longer than I want to remember for breakfast and it's always fantastic. The pancakes are the best and so is the EM special. The view, you right there looking at the ocean. The ladies that make up the wait staff are the best. Several have been there for a long time so the place... More 

Thank David E
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this spot by another couple at our hotel and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is on the pier right over the waves, the views are great!! Best part of the place, 15 cent peel and eat shrimp every night during happy hour, which I believe was from 4-6pm. They also had some live music the... More 

Thank valtom3477
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103 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sit down, have a good lunch and a spectacular view of the.ocean and surf. Add a large waves from hurricane Mathew and excitement level is there. Stop in, walk the pier, have a great meal and build some memories. We have.

Thank Sam B
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, understand that this is not an upscale restaurant by any stretch of the word. It is clean, but very basic and is adjacent to the fishing equipment/ bait counter at the head of the pier. But it is on the beach, the service is prompt and friendly and the food is good and reasonably priced for seafood in the... More 

Thank MikeP_in_VA
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, and the most awesome breakfast view on the Outer Banks. I always try to have breakfast at the Nags Head Pier Restaurant at least once while I am visiting OBX.

Thank Tucker S. K
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love to have breakfast here. This is one of just a few places in Nags Head where you can eat right on the ocean. The food is good and the view is great.

Thank Pohickian
Elon, North Carolina
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place for lunch. This place is not really fancy, and not really super neat and clean, but the catch is fresh, and the views of the pier and ocean make up for a lot. Service is friendly and helpful, but expect of medium long lunch due to kitchen time. The fish poor boy was hot and tasty, and... More 

Thank Richard P
Hartford, Connecticut, Usa
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Should be called Nags Head Waiting restaurant. Because if you weren't waiting for a waitress to take an order, you are waiting for her to come back with your drink order. Not once but every time she did come back she forgot something and disappeared again. The bill finally came and we pointed out several things we ordered and never... More 

Thank Edward Z
South Mills, North Carolina
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113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ample parking, seated quickly even though there is a wait. Would rather have sat near the window because of the view. Ladies in there run a tight ship. Get you in quickly and served as quickly. They are friendly and make you feel welcome. As busy as they are, they will still engage in conversation. Food was okay. Husband really... More 

Thank Tina C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Fool me once shame on you...... Tried to eat at this place twice and had the WORST service ever experienced!!! Don't go unless you have the patience of a saint!!! We waited 30 minutes for a poor quality lunch and 10 minutes for a waitress when there was hardly anyone there. I will never go to this place again to... More 

Thank tom c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3335 S Virginia Dare Trl, U.S. 158, Nags Head, NC 27959-9267
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: 252-441-4200

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