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Fish Heads Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
+1 252-441-5740
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Ringwood, New Jersey
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've only ordered appetizers and they were just ok though my niece swears by the fish tacos. No matter. I love this place. The staff is very friendly, the views are wonderful and the drinks are cold. We are looking forward to going back this spring when they reopen for the season. And I love that they stay open through... More 

1 Thank WhoWantsToGo
Outer Banks, North Carolina
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

Took us a while to find this place, but oh was it worth it! Live music almost every night, great selection of beers, wines and cocktails, all outdoors on the pier right above the more remote part of South Nags Head beach and the ocean! Bar food that's pared down a bit but atmosphere to spare! Fun waitstaff! You'll want... More 

1 Thank NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Very busy for the last day of the season. We were told at check in this would be its last day so we hurried over. We enjoyed some good food and great view of the ocean.

1 Thank Mike W
Hampton, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Eat, drink, fish,relax,listen to live music all while the waves are crashing under your feet. Kids can play on the beach while the adults have a cold one. Great happy hour too!

Thank labgrl402016
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

A good place for drinks and bar food. The appetizers that we got were very good, Chicken Tacos, Conch Fritters and Southwestern Eggrolls.

1 Thank DLW0517
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Good food, beverages & fishing - what more could you want? Fish tacos were great! Serves beer & wine - no "hard" alcohol.

Thank GIveusgoodfood
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This was not our first visit to Fish Heads, nor, by any means, our last. We had family with us this time and they definitely want to return. The happy hour with the shrimp special is great. Fish Heads seems to be frequented by a lot of local residents, which speaks highly for the establishment. Can't wait again to return.... More 

Thank 1vawinelady
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Sitting over the ocean 🌊 having a drink and listening to music. Great to spend and afternoon. Good hangout at night. Party atmosphere after sunset.

Thank Pam M
Whiting, NJ
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Bar food served with a smile in a relaxing atmosphere ON THE BEACH, without the sand in your shoes, though that is accessible too if you like. Many craft beers on tap and Larry's Lemonade, definitely worth having.

Thank travellady43
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I loved this restaurant! It is basically a tiki bar and serves bar food but the location is wonderful! I could have sat there for hours over the beach watching the beautiful surf. The food was not fancy but it was good. We came for lunch twice while staying in Nags Head and had shrimp, burger, fries etc. The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-5740
New this season! Brand new Bar & Grill on the Outer Banks Fishing Pier.It offers appetizers, sandwiches, baskets, soft drinks, beer, etc right on the Atlantic Ocean fishing pier. I have photos.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?