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“We can't wait to return!!! Awesome food! Great Atmosphere!”
Review of Bad Bean Baja Grill - MOVED

Bad Bean Baja Grill
Price range: $3 - $20
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Bad Bean Baja Grill serves cuisine inspired from Baja California, Mexico, and Latin America. The Baja Grill is a full service family friendly restaurant utilizing local fresh ingredients from the sea and land. We have an excellent selection of craft beers and a great specialty drink list.
Reviewed October 7, 2011

We recently visited this restaurant on the recommendation of our local Wild Horse tour guide! We were so glad we made a point to check it out! The food was fantastic! The food was so flavorful and authentic, best guacamole ever! we also had the queso dip and fish tacos! And some awesome Margaritas! We could have eaten there every night! Kudos to all the chefs! You owe it to yourself to check this place out when in OBX! We can't wait to go back!!!!

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Thank gogirl1
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Reviewed October 2, 2011

I prefer thier Corolla location - i like being able to pick my taco meat and fillings and toppings and see what I get - (ie - subway style!?).
This place is more formal in that you sit down and order.
Our server aimed to please - very attentive.
Food was fine - not memorable - somewhat pricey for tacos/burritos.... kids meals -ok.
Had a coupon and they had a hard time using it - (20% off burrito).
Kinda hidden in a plaza... you may miss it unless you know it's there. Probably would not return.

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Thank beardogmom
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Reviewed October 1, 2011

We visited The Bad Bean while staying in OBX in late September. Our party of four all agreed that our meals were fresh and delicious. Meals were reasonably priced, portions were substantial and service time was very quick. Worth a visit!

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Thank Travelingallover
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

The Bad Bean Baja Grill and Cantina in Kill Devil Hills is the best Mexican restaurant we have ever eaten in. Everything is made fresh and the guacamole is so good we practically licked the bowl clean! My spouse had the 12” burrito and I think it weighed 3 pounds—stuffed full of beef, beans, rice. I had the fish taco. He had an op-tap beer, I opted for the daily drink special which was pineapple margarita – YUM! Yes, you have to pay for the chips and salsa that usually comes free. Yes, everything is al a carte, so it can add up. But the price is worth the quality!
The only “con” about this place is the location. If you don’t know it’s there, you can’t find it. We had to ask for directions at the local beer/wine store down the road. But once you find it, you will be pleased. The interior décor is clean and fresh – everything looks new, so maybe this is a new location for Bad Bean. We have tried to go to the one in Corolla, but it’s never open when we are usually around in the off seasons.

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Thank ladylynnea
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Reviewed September 17, 2011

Bad Bean is such a great find! The food shouldn't be confused with authentic Mexican, more like a Southern Californian inspired Mexican. Everything is fresh and super tasty and the service is excellent. Chips and guac to start, fish tacos (shrimp or Mahi Mahi), enchiladas with sweet peppers and black beans (to die for) and sopapillas for dessert (OMG!) made the meal perfect. Gotta check this place out!

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Thank DizTravelMom
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