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Fish Heads Bar & Grill

8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
+1 252-441-5740
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (75 reviews)
“clam bake” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local fav. Great food, and drinks. Awesome live entertainment too. Go early because it gets really busy. After 6 ish very hard to get a seat. Big bar, plenty of outside seating on the pier. Bathrooms located outside of pier. Great for all ages.Located...More

1  Thank tammy o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best happy hour in the OBX! Great beer selection with amazing views up and down south nags head. Every time we go down to OBX we stop in for fun live music cheap shrimp and good cold beer.

1  Thank mikenelson195
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great beer choices and a beautiful view. The food we had was fine, but it's more about the atmosphere!

Thank hcastleberry
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This indoor/outdoor place sits on a fishing pier. We ate and drank and watched a live band and enjoyed the breeze off the bay. Made new friends and really had a fun evening. It was exactly what we had hoped for. Highly recommend it!

Thank Johnna W
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Fish tacos were deelish. And be sure to get a slice of homemade key lime pie! We ate inside because it was a rough day weather wise but still enjoyed our ocean view!

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice place for a beer and steamed shrimp. We were there for their happy hour, 4-6pm, and steamed shrimp are 15 cents each, served 20 at a time. So, we sat for two hours and had some of the best steamed shrimp we have ever...More

Thank REBELJOHN
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch the ocean, have some bar eats and good beer. Awesome beer selection. It’s exactly what you envision when you think of small, local, funky beach dive bar.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Yes, park there and go in in!! It was a cold and windy day when we went to Fish Heads for lunch. Once you park, the restaurant doesn’t look obvious. Just go into the building and you’ll find a great hide-away bar and restaurant. The...More

Thank pointgirlT
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch and drinks while seated on the boardwalk/pier, looking at the ocean. The food delicious. Good family atmosphere. Couldn’t think of a place I’d rather be since we were unable to go to the beach on this rainy day!

Thank lindastorknurse
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area, this is a must stop for some of the best spiced shrimp and beer selections. The bar has thirty different beers on tap—if you can’t find a flavor you like then there is something wrong. The spiced shrimp are...More

Thank D2821ITroberts
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Danielle L
1 July 2017|
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Response from needlewings1 | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe you can. They are allowed on the beach though and there is a picnic table on the right before you walk into Fish Heads that people have gotten carry out and sat and ate with their dogs there.
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Sally G
29 June 2017|
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Response from icepic67 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure although it probably would a gr8 spot to see them up and Down the beach!
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John S
3 June 2017|
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Response from Janejim37 | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-5740
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Description
New this season! Brand new Bar & Grill on the Outer Banks Fishing Pier.It offers appetizers, sandwiches, baskets, soft drinks, beer, etc right on the Atlantic Ocean fishing pier. I have photos.
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