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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
+1 252-441-6001
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tuna tacos” (21 reviews)
“jamaican jerk” (6 reviews)
“gator bites” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very unique menu and you will be happily pleased. Seafood is ALWAYS fresh very close to seafood retail/WHOLESALE store on the first big curve on Collington Road. “Local as it gets!”

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Haven’t eaten here in ages and wanted to brink our teenager to try out the fun drinks with toys! Loved my tiki drink and adding to my collection! She enjoyed the Rasta Pasta, while I loved my shrimp with garlic and cream sauce, and my...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Goombays has been on my wife’s short list for a long time. It is a popular restaurant for a reason: consistent good food and service at a fair price. It was strange therefore to have the room almost to ourselves Sunday afternoon, even in the...More

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We walked in 30 minutes before closing in low season. The hostess and waitress assured us we were fine and the kitchen would accommodate. They were a delight the entire time. The food was better than expected. Recommend.

Thank NoIberostarFan
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch a couple times during an OBX weekend visit. Was looking for raw bar food and this place fit the bill. Good steamed shrimp and raw oysters though the oysters were a bit on the small side. Had great service at the...More

Thank Jan Z
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I bought the crab cake sandwich and it was really good. My friend bought the homemade clam strips and they were delicious. They were the special that day and I highly recommend them.

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We went there off season and noted that numerous locals eat there. Casual bar, food and service is excellent and the key lime pie was one of the bests I've had.

Thank Brenda V
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Me and a couple of friends went to Goombays to eat dinner. I got a Bacon Cheese Burger- it was AMAZING. The waitress was super super sweet too- which is the main reason I will go back, she made the experience even better. We all...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of the many restaurants alone the strip. We ordered burgers my husband ordered a jalapeno burger while the burger they gave him did have jalapenos in the cheese, it was my burger that had the layer of chopped jalapenos on it. I'm not sure...More

Thank antym2u
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Goombay's is a favorite stop on our OBX vacation. They have good specials so there is always something different. There was less spice this year on the steamed shrimp and in the remulode sauce. Great atmosphere and get a dessert!

Thank Mary E
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Sandy M
13 September 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
This winter, Goombays In Kill Devil Hills will be open almost all year. They are closing from roughly mid-January to mid-February only! Not many restaurants here take that short a winter break! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-6001
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