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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

The food was excellent (I had the fish sandwich, husband had BBQ, granddaughter even ate all her grilled cheese sandwich). Wait staff was busy, and it was very windy and threatening rain, so they were taking down the umbrellas. But the guy let us sit...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. The atmosphere is gorgeous, the beer is always cold, the food menu continues to develop, the live music is always swaying the deck, and the staff is always kind. My wife and I love this place and will continue coming back!

Thank Chars3318
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your staying in Nags Head this is a place you need to visit. It is built right on the pier so from every view your looking at the ocean. It has outside and inside seating. You can go for just drinks or for a...More

Thank DenisefromOhio
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved this place. We were riding bikes on a Hot August Afternoon and simply stumbled on it right when we needed a cold beer. We raced in and found a laid back scene as the restaurant is all open and spills into the fishing...More

Thank Checkmate75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere! My wife and I stopped in for a drink at the end of the night and ended up staying a few hours. Try the Painkiller.

1  Thank Jared L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been to the Outer Banks for the past three years and were very pleased to be back this summer with our family. My wife and I went for lunch to Fish Heads at the recommendation of a local friend. We weren't disappointed. The...More

Thank Cambria5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good place to grab some lunch and a beer (or drink) while overlooking the ocean (right on the pier)! The cole slaw was excellent—one of the best I have ever tasted and I'm not a cole slaw lover).

Thank lindastorknurse
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to eat lunch with an ocean view and this is the only place we could find. Fish Heads was the perfect spot and sits on a fishing pier so you can look out over the beach and ocean (depending on the table). The...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very cool. Super crowded on a Monday afternoon so you know it's good. Had the fish and chips and key lime pie. All were spectacular. Should have eaten every meal there.

Thank NeenahMom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for the first time while staying in nags head. It was not what we were expecting but we would definitely go back! Live music was great. Atmosphere was super chill and laid back. Our server was the best. I don't remember her name....More

Thank KaitlinBates0612
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Questions & Answers
Danielle L
2 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.
Sally G
30 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!
John S
4 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
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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
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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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