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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the drinks and stayed for the views and food. Crabcake sandwich and steamed shrimp are amazing. Waitresses are all super helpful and happy to be working on the beach.

Thank geojon421
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As usual Fishheads delivers a great groove at the beach. Each year a little bit more improvement to the place shows the great care that has been taken in this endeavor. We never miss a trip in and look forward to a night out when...More

Thank jrainey411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour is 4 to 6. Shrimp is 15 cents. 30 taps. I recommend the Pier Jumper. Live music. Outdoor seating on the shore side. Very Casual dining, but delicious. This is a must visit when staying in the outer banks.

Thank adt633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the location of this restaurant. On a pier sitting over the ocean. Little seating area. Did not get to eat here because of no seats, plus they do not have high chairs.

Thank colleen h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing you need to know is that happy hour is from 4 to 6 p.m. This means 15 cent shrimp that comes in counts of 20. Our family of eight came a little after 4 p.m. and the place was packed. You seat...More

1  Thank Annalee T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the $0.15 shrimp at the tail end of Happy Hour which were very good. The beer list had nice craft beer selections and I had a very good local NC Beer. The grilled fish sandwiches were generous and perfectly cooked. The crab cake...More

1  Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service. Excellent bands at night and the view is incredible! Love going at sunset and the drinks are always good

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the food is consistent it's really nothing to rave about. However the service and the views are perfect!! We love sitting here for the views and good service. Music and drinks are always good ! We will keep coming back again and again

1  Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband and I were visiting OBX for the first time. We were in walking distance from the bar. Went there our first night there and we tried the bar for dinner. It was busy but great atmosphere. I have worked in food service and...More

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun bar/restaurant on the pier. Great beer selection! The staff was on point as well! Have not tried the food yet but another visit is in our near future.

Thank KHTanner
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John S
Hours oown
3 June 2017|
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Response from Janejim37 | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner!
Does anyone know when this place closes for the season?
12 October 2016|
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Response from Christine D | Reviewed this property |
Check Facebook page they list hours etc
What time is happy hour?
31 August 2016|
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Response from Kelly D | Reviewed this property |
4 to 6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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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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