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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

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1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
+1 252-441-6001
11:30 - 22:00
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Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Goombays gets our vote for the best restaurant this trip. It was a last minute decision to try it and we weren't disappointed! Everything was great from the drinks to the dessert!! I had steamed crab legs and shrimp-best I've ever had! And I can't say enough about the delicious homemade cocktail sauce! Just wish they sold it. My husband... More 

1 Thank Anne K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is always a must for our family. No trip to the OBX is complete with out a stop here if they are open. In our 2 plus week visit we had dinner there once, lunch three times and a Sunday Brunch. Just a casual fun place with great drinks and good food!

Thank duckpig
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Chose Goombays for our last night in Kitty Hawk. The interior was colorful and interesting an brought a smile to the toddler we were traveling with. Everyone enjoyed their meals and especially the Alligator appetizer that was shared. The youngster really chowed down the 'gator so we had to eat fast while enjoying the treat. We will eat here again... More 

1 Thank ABQ_StevenR
East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great service love the sandwiches sit at the bar if you can very clean have tables and chairs also they sell t-shirts we've been coming here for years always a favorite you can't go wrong try it out

1 Thank MimiLakeHouse
Cameron, North Carolina
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We happen upon this place and fell in love with it. There wasn't anything on the menu I didn't want to try which made it hard to pick something. Out of the three dishes, they all were my fav! I really couldn't pick one. The chicken was amazing!!! The Cajan pasta dish was so yummy and I took half of... More 

1 Thank Wolfcryrain
Sanford, North Carolina
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place kinda late one evening for dinner, around 8:30 pm. We found Goombays. We were immediately seated, had a friendly waiter who helped us select a beer from their nice selection, and then ordered the Jazzy Chicken, the Cajun Pasta, and the special. All of the dishes were wonderful, especially the Jazzy chicken served with... More 

Thank Moonbeambabe
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

8 of us went to dinner early because we knew Goombays was going to be busy. The menu had a wide variety of items, but not so many you can't make a decision quickly. The server was so adept at her job, she made it seem effortless to wait on a group of 8. I had had enough fried food... More 

Thank clayhamner
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't think anything could top the Tuna Reuben at lunch but the Snapper Kingston was to die for! Not only that, but I have food allergies and the waitress went out of her way to provide great options to replace the side dishes that I couldn't eat.

1 Thank HonestConsumers
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the area. I am never disappointed with the service or food. Great drinks and menu.

Thank Margaret K
Powhatan, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went for a late dinner on a Monday about 8 PM to miss any crowds. The atmosphere was festive yet relaxed. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Some of the dishes were Caribbean inspired. We ordered the spiced shrimp and steamed vegetables combo which was a filling portion and perfectly seasoned. Parmesan was brought to top... More 

Thank Suzanne L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?