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Fish Heads Bar & Grill

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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
+1 252-441-5740
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Loved the location on the end of the pier with expansive open air views of the ocean and beach in all directions. Menu is basic, with some fresh fish options. Very inexpensive. My husband loved the fish sandwich - extremely fresh and cooked just right. I opted to a chili-dog ($3). Food is served in a basket, which is just... More 

Thank NancyOO7
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great spot for lunch off the beach. 30 taps, great sandwiches. Best conch fritters. Quick service. Happy hour 15 cent shrimp.

Thank JerseyRN12
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

we usually go here at least once. The food is good, especially the peel and eat shrimp and the fries. Drinks are good. Perfect location on the pier and usually has live music when we have been there. Very relaxing time. Service can be very slow but friendly. To be fair, it has always been packed when we've been there.

Thank Iris M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Fun place for drinks, light meals. Right on ocean. Fast and friendly service. Live music, good food!

Thank Pat B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We just happened upon this unassuming place but don't let the looks deceive you. The food was great, the live music was awesome and the happy hour shrimp was amazing. The staff was so good. Ask for Shane. You definitely must visit, kick back and stay a while.

1 Thank Trent B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This mostly outdoors venue was quite fun recently. We were attracted to going because they offered steamed shrimp price per each for cheap. Our party of 7 grabbed a table under the canopy, enjoyed appetizers and drinks while listening to live music. It seems like a relaxed and fun spot to enjoy a late afternoon light meal. We will definitely... More 

Thank CherylandPaul2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Really good food. Wonderful ocean view dining. Great service. Although there was a storm threat when we were there and the live music was canceled it still had great music and atmosphere!

Thank Angela N
Gordonsville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We've been visiting the beach for years and recently discovered this little gem. It has great atmosphere, right on the water with string lights and live music. Friday is Karaoke night. Also, how can you you scoff at 15-cent shrimp during happy hour? And, they were good. Actually edible 15-cent shrimp? I'd call that a win.

Thank graciehart1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had drinks and dessert on the pier on Saturday afternoon. Sitting by the water people watching is worth the price of food but the key lime pie was very good.

Thank MarriedACanadian96
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We went to fish heads bar and grill for happy hour Friday. It turned out to be the highlight of our beach vacation. The steamed shrimp and cheese fries are a must!! We also enjoyed the fish tacos, cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich and the conch fritters. They were so fresh and delicious. The atmosphere was great fun. The view of... More 

Thank Angel G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
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
Cheap Eats, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?