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Fish Heads Bar & Grill

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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very busy for the last day of the season. We were told at check in this would be its last day so we hurried over. We enjoyed some good food and great view of the ocean.

Thank Mike W
Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Eat, drink, fish,relax,listen to live music all while the waves are crashing under your feet. Kids can play on the beach while the adults have a cold one. Great happy hour too!

Thank labgrl402016
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A good place for drinks and bar food. The appetizers that we got were very good, Chicken Tacos, Conch Fritters and Southwestern Eggrolls.

Thank DLW0517
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good food, beverages & fishing - what more could you want? Fish tacos were great! Serves beer & wine - no "hard" alcohol.

Thank GIveusgoodfood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was not our first visit to Fish Heads, nor, by any means, our last. We had family with us this time and they definitely want to return. The happy hour with the shrimp special is great. Fish Heads seems to be frequented by a lot of local residents, which speaks highly for the establishment. Can't wait again to return.... More 

Thank 1vawinelady
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Sitting over the ocean 🌊 having a drink and listening to music. Great to spend and afternoon. Good hangout at night. Party atmosphere after sunset.

Thank Pam M
Whiting, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Bar food served with a smile in a relaxing atmosphere ON THE BEACH, without the sand in your shoes, though that is accessible too if you like. Many craft beers on tap and Larry's Lemonade, definitely worth having.

Thank travellady43
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I loved this restaurant! It is basically a tiki bar and serves bar food but the location is wonderful! I could have sat there for hours over the beach watching the beautiful surf. The food was not fancy but it was good. We came for lunch twice while staying in Nags Head and had shrimp, burger, fries etc. The service... More 

Thank WVyankee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. It wasnt happy hour but was semi busy. We sat at the bar top which wasnt full at all. Took 5 minutes for the bartender to even acknowledge us. Disappointed they didnt have a full bar, we decided to stay anyway. We had a hotdog fries and a burger. All was average, the burger... More 

Thank MrsCovington53
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on recommendations from locals. Extensive beer list, outdoor tiki bar, and seating on the pier. No alcohol, but they offer quirky sake drinks, for example, the sake margherita!?! Seafood is decent and affordable. We sampled the conch fritters, crab cakes and fish tacos. All very good! Enjoyed a 3-piece band. Bummer that the restrooms are in a separate... More 

Thank Lynette R

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Kids
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?