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Open Water Grill

39450 NC Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-505-0159
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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39450 NC Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in this place one day for lunch . The staff was very friendly and helpful. Place was very clean and nice. I had shrimp my hubby had fish and both left full and happy! Will definitely go again !

Thank VirginiaCampers
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to Avon, NC for years and never was able to try this local spot but I finally did today and amazing is all I can say! The food was fresh and delicious and the service was fantastic! Our waitress was warm, friendly...More

Thank Erik G
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here on an early Sunday evening. The place was empty which was shocking. We sat outside and were overwhelmed with all the flies. Sadly they have no on tap beers and many of their beers on their menu are “missing”...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome dining place right on the water, piers, best Mahi mahi on our trip, fresh, clean, staff was great.

Thank 6second79
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner last night and the drinks and food was fantastic. Freshest house salad i have had. The orange shrimp and rice was perfect. We sat outside as enjoyed the view of the sound. The service was top knotch. The young lady who...More

Thank Keith1716
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Food and service incredible! Blackened Mahi was delicious! Friendly efficient service. Great sunset views.

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Chris was the most fun bartender we have had here on Hatteras Island. The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is great!

1  Thank Pete D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

When we first rolled into Avon, we were looking for some lunch. We searched online and found OWG. It was my boyfriend and myself, another couple and a family in the place. That should have been a sign that no one was there. The bartender...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The place is clean and comfortable. The waiter was very friendly and for being the only one to wait on everyone he did well. If you want the specials you better go early, because they run out. But the food was very good. You can...More

Thank Phil U
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We walked in with a women playing live music with her guitar. Though ok, this will be nice. What a mistake. The place is not clean and it was understaffed. The bar keep was waiting tables - and she waited on ours. I order fried...More

Thank jackmbruner
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39450 NC Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-505-0159
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The doors are open for the 2016 season! Come on in and check out our totally revamped menu with a fresh new look for Hatteras Island. With unique options and great view Open Water Grill is sure to be a dining destination you wont want to miss. Located at MP 54 at the northern end of Avon. Come see the view for yourself!
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