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“Good food..Casual atmosphere”
Review of Sandbar & Grille

Sandbar & Grille
Ranked #6 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $42
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout
Description: We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 18 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 12 years. At this time lunch is served daily 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. We have live music on the deck Thursday & Friday nights this summer. Hope to see you there!!
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We ate here our first night in Buxton. The food and service was very good.. local draft beer.. great coconut shrimp appetizer!

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Thank obxloverr
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

We arrived shortly after the 5pm opening and got a table with a great view of the sound. All the tables around us filled quickly, and there appeared to be 2 wait staff. The drinks and food arrived quickly. My fried shrimp was very good. The wait staff didn't bring a second round of drinks, but we were $15 richer for it...
Nice view, the restaurant seems to be very popular. Not many tables or staff to serve them.

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Thank Bill E
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Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

This was the worst service we have had this week in Buxton. We were promptly seated in a great spot with a view of the bay. And there we sat for ten minutes. No waiter, no water, no drinks, no bread, no nothing. Our waiter finally arrived and took our drink and dinner order. Well
we got our salads before our drinks, which was not good. The lettuce in my salad was very brown and very unappetizing. I told my waiter who said he would let the kitchen know. And that was it...no new salad, no nothing.

On the positive side, the flounder stuffed with crabmeat was very favorful and they had a good selection of fine wine at a reasonable price.
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Thank Wamstad
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Reviewed August 28, 2012

We had dinner twice at this restaurant on our recent visit to the Outer Banks. The view of the sound was awesome. The first night we had fried shrimp which was great. The second night we had the filet mignon, which tasted OK, but was a little tough and chewy. The atmosphere was pleasant, service was fine, and overall, we enjoyed our dinners and would recommend the Sandbar & Grille.

Thank DCinIndy
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

We really enjoyed the Sandbar & Grille. The views of the Sound are lovely and the food is fresh and really good. While I love the OBX, we haven't had the best luck dining out. The Sandbar will be a place we'll return to each year.

We spent about $140 for a party of 5 (one eating off the kids' menu), including drinks and appetizers. My special of the day -- softshell crab with a crab cake and topped with lump crab meat -- was delicious!

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Thank BEK216
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