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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Sponsored by: Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fresh Local Seafood
1. Fresh Local Seafood
"would highly this place for a great seafood dinner"
SJCrum
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2. Incredible Ocean Views
2. Incredible Ocean Views
"Tiki bar - YES!"
Jim M
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3. Award Winning Burgers
3. Award Winning Burgers
" We all got different burgers and they were all good."
PASUZ45
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About
Open 365 days a year, Mulligan's is proud to have served Outer Banks locals and visitors alike for over 20 years! Our experience and location create the perfect setting for authentic coastal dining. Situated between the timeless oceanfront homes on historic cottage row and Jockey's Ridge State Park, enjoy unbeatable views with your meal! With our wide variety of menu options and dining areas, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Mulligan's provides a unique dining experience where you can not only taste food from the coast, but also take in the sight and sounds too. Join us for an authentic Outer Banks experience.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome Food and Service! Thank you guys for the hospitality and amazing food!! Service was fast and friendly we felt like family immediately.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to stop down to Mulligans for dinner. We enjoyed the Crab Bisque soup, which is excellent, some of the best on the Outer Banks. We also had our app of choice, the sesame seared tuna (which is always fresh and good). We finished with...an Islander Burger and Tuna Tostada, which (per usual) were great. Many thanks to our server, Joanna, who gave us great service.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to mulligans after having a less than pleasant visit at a neighboring restaurant. Boy do I wish we came here first! I don’t make many reviews as I once was a waitress back in college many moons ago. But I felt that it...was necessary to do so. They were rather busy and I felt like me and my family were safe and they had covid precautions done well. I have a young teenage son who is very picky and he said from now on when we visit we will be going to mulligans. The food was awesome. The service was great. And the locals that were there provided some fun for us as well. As my son said we will be sure to visit mulligans whenever we are in town. Thank you!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Shannon M, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pamela, so glad you made it in to dine with us and that you and your son enjoyed the overall experience! Also glad to hear that we have earned a repeat visit when you are next in town! Until then... Ciao y'all!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at several different options I chose Mulligan’s. What a great decision as everything we had was wonderful. Great atmosphere terrific service and delicious food. I had the porterhouse steak, mashed potatoes and collard greens. YUMMY!! My date had the best shrimp right out...of the broiler!!! So good I was sneaking I I out of the box at midnight 😊More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Shannon M, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

John, thank you for choosing us and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we have earned a repeat visit in the near future! Until then Ciao Y'all!

Reviewed November 26, 2020 via mobile

Thanksgiving day 2020. We were headed out & saw an open sign & lots of cars. STOP, park now. They have a limited menu today but that didn’t hinder us. Grandson said may be the BEST burger ever. My fish tacos were delish. Hush puppies...THE BEST EVER!!! Traditional thanksgiving dinner was great, so good we returned so he could have it for supper also. Wings were good & Greek salad was good. Sweet tea was a 10! Pecan pie was ok, mine is better but nothing to complain about.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2020

Wow! We are honored to have you eat with us twice in one day. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience and hope you can join us again in the near future!

Reviewed November 26, 2020

This was a good dinner choice for us one night when we were visiting during Thanksgiving week. We shared a broiled seafood dinner and it was plenty of food for the two of us. Top notch service, tasty food, nice atmosphere in a neat place...that is not located on the beach, but has a good feel to it. We enjoyed it completely.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2020

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we earned a repeat visit next time you are in town. Thank you for choosing us!

Reviewed November 15, 2020

Loved everything about this place. The food was wonderful and there was plenty of it. Our server was knowledgeable about their menu and was able to offer suggestions from both their food and drink menu. Food was served in a timely manner, fresh and hot.

Date of visit: November 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2020

Linda, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your entire experience here at Mulligan's and we hope that we have earned a repeat visit when you are back in town. Thank you for taking the time to write a review

Reviewed November 10, 2020 via mobile

Our family has eaten there three times. Their food for sure makes you want to return again. Also very good and caring staff.

Date of visit: November 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2020

Linda, so glad to hear that our food and service created a regular customer! Hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed October 27, 2020

In a heavy rainstorm we stopped here for lunch after our first two choices were too busy two days ago. Social distancing is practiced and everyone wears masks except when seated at their tables. When we arrived about 11:15 a.m., it wasn't busy, but within...a half hour there were a couple other tables of guests in the room where we were dining. We ordered coconut shrimp dinners and our server suggested we might like to share since the portions are large. We did and then when she came by to see if we needed anything more, I said that a couple extra shrimp would be nice. She suggested ordering the coconut shrimp appetizer so we did. As it turned out, we took the appetizer home and enjoyed it for lunch the next day! Everything was delicious and very enjoyable. Excellent service!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2020

So glad to hear that you enjoyed you visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you here again the next time you are in town!

Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

This is a beachy dive bar that has surprisingly good food. We stopped in for a late lunch and got a table outside facing the beach. We both ordered the soft shell crab tacos, which were excellent, with huge portions. We split an order of...onion rings that were good. The only negatives are it is a bit rundown and could stand to be deep cleaned. We were also near a gathering place for staff who were complaining in hushed tones. We are on vacation and don’t care for the drama. I would go back for takeout and local seafood.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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N4858KWshannonm, Owner at Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2020

Jenny thank you for taking the time to review your experience. I have addressed the staff complaining because I couldn't agree with you more. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience and hope we earned a repeat visit!

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ilmjohnson83
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Response from Virginianonthego | Reviewed this property |
It is just beyond Jockey's Ridge on the bypass rd. Left side.
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Response from Virginianonthego | Reviewed this property |
They accept credit/debit cards.
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Response from MulligansOBX | Property representative |
Good morning and yes we take all credit cards thanks for asking hope to see you soon!!
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