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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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13 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Cool location right on the pier. We came when it was happy hour and the 15 cent shrimp were really tasty. They don't have a liquor license, so they have a list of cocktails made with sake. We had the sake margaritas and they were delicious! Will definitely come back on our next trip. Even just for a quick drink... More 

Thank Kelly S
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is the locals place to eat in Nags Head. The food was the most affordable on our trip. My wife loved the Conch Fritters, and I thought the Crab Cake sandwich was delicious. Also, 15 cent shrimp during happy hour. Beautiful views can also be had on the pier during dining. Or you can eat inside at the lively... More 

Thank Andrew B
Ringwood, New Jersey
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I've only ordered appetizers and they were just ok though my niece swears by the fish tacos. No matter. I love this place. The staff is very friendly, the views are wonderful and the drinks are cold. We are looking forward to going back this spring when they reopen for the season. And I love that they stay open through... More 

1 Thank WhoWantsToGo
Outer Banks, North Carolina
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Took us a while to find this place, but oh was it worth it! Live music almost every night, great selection of beers, wines and cocktails, all outdoors on the pier right above the more remote part of South Nags Head beach and the ocean! Bar food that's pared down a bit but atmosphere to spare! Fun waitstaff! You'll want... More 

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3 reviews
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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.

1 Thank Mike W
Hampton, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

1 Thank DLW0517
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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

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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
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?