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“Delicious! We'll be back!”
Review of Pamlico Jacks

Pamlico Jacks
Ranked #11 of 85 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Pamlico Jack's Soundfront Restaurant combines the natural beauty and local history of the Outer Banks with delicious island cuisine for a delightfully fun experience. Currently open Tuesday through Saturday, after April 3, we will be open 7 days a week. We serve fresh Gulf Stream seafood, certified Angus beef, tasty homemade pasta selections in generous portions and delectably decadent desserts. Lighter fare ranging from burgers to sandwiches, soups to salads and a variety of appetizers are also available. You'll certainly have no problem selecting your favorite vintage from our extensive wine list. We have had the honor of receiving the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for well over 20 years in a row. You'll not suffer from dehydration either with our wide selection of beers, micro brews and custom cocktail beverages ranging from Jack's Hideaway Rum Jumper to the frozen Mariners' Mango Pain Killer! Our outdoor Rum Jumpers bar is an authentically replicated pirate ship, complete with sails and rigging, which leads you onto our large open-air soundfront deck with spectacular sunset views and live entertainment.
Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stopped in for an early dinner, turned out to be a fabulous choice. We started with the Lobster Mac & Cheese. You must do the same. It came with large chunks, yes chunks, of lobster in a creamy sauce with just the right amount of crunchy topping. It was so hot we needed to wait to dish it up. I had read that the She-Crab soup was also a specialty. I totally agree. I rate it the best on the Outer Banks.

My husband ordered the Tuna Bluewater, medium–cooked throughout-no red. The tuna was perfection: flaky, tender, seasoned to enhance the flavor of the tuna. (not over seasoned as some chefs tend to do) I ordered the Sea Captain’s Carolina Seafood Platter, which I rate as average. The best feature being the giant scallops.

The service was outstanding. The young man that was our waiter was welcoming, informative, and checked back at the perfect times. He shared information about the area as well as menu options and recommendations. Oh, we choose to sit inside.

We will go back!

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6  Thank mingobeach
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

The perfect place for our son's rehearsal dinner! His bride's family was here from Nebraska and they were really impressed with the location, the food and drink, the service, and the beautiful sunset from our private upstairs room. Doug, Todd and Rose treated us to an unforgettable evening!

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7  Thank L F
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

It was late Sunday night - we had just arrived in town. Our first choice restaurant wasn't open, and we found Pamlico Jack's. We arrived about an hour before closing and had the place to ourselves. Service was great - they didn't rush us. The food was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meal (it was a week ago - I don't remember what anyone had!). We had planned to come back - but there were so many great restaurants in Nags Head that we didn't get back.

(By the way - I've seen this restaurant listed at Penguin Isle. And that is how it appeared on my charge card.)

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6  Thank dktenor
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Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Came here for dinner w family party of 12. Mile was out waiter, very good apps& specials mahi was great, as well as the martini's... Too small , never had one that small before ... Overall great for family w boys....pirate theme...music was great too..

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5  Thank jank1959
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

My wife & I went to Pamlico Jack's while on our Wedding Anniversary trip for a late dinner. The dress code is 'Beach Casual' and 'Comfortable' that is suitable and respectful. The waiter was attendant but never hovering. Their menu is extensive as well as the choices for any type of beverage. The food we ordered was absolutely wonderful: Served promptly and piping hot. The 'She-Crab' soup, if available, is a definite 'don't miss'. The atmosphere was cozy and romantic from our table overlooking the Sound.

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7  Thank Aerdog
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