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Blue Moon Beach Grill

4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took yet another trip to the Outer Banks and had to eat at least one meal at Blue Moon Beach Grill. We were lucky to have the time in our schedule to get there before 5 pm on a Saturday night, otherwise we would...More

1  Thank Matt R
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Matt R........don't get too excited about our expansion. Because of the septic system and the fragile nature of our sandbar, we are not permitted any more "eating" seats. The expansion will allow us to spread out a bit, provide a nice "waiting bar", and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I (and family) have eaten at the Blue Moon so many times over the years and it is always excellent and an exciting place to go. Old favorites on the menu are always great and specials are always worth trying. I've never been disappointed and...More

Thank dchabot978
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, that's nice. However, you sort of make me feel old. But hey, consistency year after year is a good thing. Thanks for the great recommendation. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always good, always crowded. We come here yearly with a large family group. It's always a long wait, but we understand that and prepare. The outside patio is a good place to wait and they usually have local musicians entertaining. My kids always put their...More

Thank MARScoach
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey MARScoach, thanks for the recommendation. AND, thanks for being understanding about the wait. We appreciate your yearly business and we will keep that old shark's mouth open for another picture down the road. Yearly we send it off to an orthodontis to have its...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in to ask how long the wait was and the lady that worked at the counter was so rude! We ended up leaving and eating elsewhere because of her attitude. Not sure how anyone makes it in the door to say how the...More

2  Thank volleygirlamy
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I do apologize for any rude behavior. We do not accept this and it is inexcusable. We will investigate! Again, I am so sorry. Having said this, and not to be defensive, the front door is a hot bed of emotion, and I do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone here to eat every year when we go to the Outer Banks. I can't understand why anyone would order anything other than shrimp and grits. They are the best! But I'm sure they have other good things on the menu. Haha. Maybe...More

1  Thank shyannie7
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Please try something else on the menu. I agree, our shrimp and grits are pretty darn good, however, there are a boat load of great choices on the menu. "Variety is the spice of life." Cheers and bon appetit!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after church for lunch. There was quite a crowd outside, but plenty of seats open @ the bar! I ordered the Special: Pepper Dusted Salmon over couscous salad and it was unbelievably super duper scrumptious! The lady sitting next to me asked...More

Thank beachgoer21
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey beachgoer21, I do appreciate your repeat visits. I hope your vacation was spectacular! Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Braised portabello was so good, i ate every bite, then scraped the plate clean! 9 year old son couldn't get enough of the shrimp and grits! Sauteed calamari had lick the plate worthy sauce!

Thank beccabaltimore
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's a mighty nice comment. We sell a lot of braised portabello sandwiches and I am glad to hear everyone enjoyed their meals. beccabaltimore, thanks and "cheers and bon appetit".

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum- I had the fish and chips and my husband had the crab cakes- excellent! Our favorites ❤️worth the wait- plan on going early.

Thank Dee W
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers an bon appetit to Dee W. It rocks that you gave us 5 stars and a big "yum". Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On family vacation, we decided on the Blue Moon for a Friday night family dinner. Live music in the outside waiting area (outside dining on less windy days I presume) was excellent. Our six adults and four children (5,6,8,9) all enjoyed our meals immensely. Especially...More

Thank JerHeis
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am delighted to hear you think we are worth of our ranking. It is hard to maintain, as there are many great restaurants in Nags Head. I give our great staff 100% of the credit. There are many, many balls in the air, and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was lots of homemade goodness! The dressing were delicious! The mahi BLT came highly recommended and did not disappoint! My husband had fish tacos and used some of my sauce on his, made it even better! Good thing we like to share!

Thank Mary B
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I like it........."homemade goodness". Yes, we are a "scratch" restaurant, with everything cooked to order. I am delighted you enjoyed your meal and I want you to know that we sincerely appeciate your business. Cheers and bon appetit!!

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Jeanne G
15 May 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
We do not take reservations at Blue Moon. As with all restaurants with good food, we will be busy. Sister restaurant Blue Water does take reservations and may have a very few openings. Cheers and bon Appetite.....Happy... More
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James W
17 February 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our menu varies but we do have fried fish. We are open and look forward to you. Cheers and bon appetit!
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travelerDanville_va
26 October 2016|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our desserts are freshly baked daily. We don't always have the same offerings, however, the flourless cake often is offered. I can't guarantee it, but Ibcan guarantee what we have will be fresh. Cheers and bon appetit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
Description
Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.
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