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Grits Grill

5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Over the years, we frequented Grits Grill for breakfast and lunch. The food has always been good and they improved the restaurant over the years. A definite stop when you're in the Outer Banks.

Thank debhoho0723
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Had the eggs (scrambled) fluffy (huge) biscuit, sausage patty and hash browns. Had to come back again the next day for a repeat. It was THAT good. Great coffee, fast service. Large portions and great value.

Thank Shabbysign03
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Grits Grill has been a family favorite since we first ate there, shortly after moving to the Outer Banks in 1999. The daily breakfast and lunch specials are always a great value. Shrimp and Grits, Omelettes, Breakfast Wrap, breakfast combos... all great! Service is fast...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Good alternative to the long lines at the pancake houses. Full breakfast & lunch menu. Country ham is center cut and grits are good. Try the chicken salad sandwich for lunch. Food, service and prices are good.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Six of us stopped morning of OBX Marathon. Service was quick and pleasant. Variety of dishes tried. Omelet good, French Toast good, pancakes fair. Star of the show was the excellent grits. How appropriate

Thank Don R
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Now this was absolutely the best breakfast ever eaten on the Outer Banks. Huge portions, Bacon cooked perfectly, hashbrown were amazing and the eggs cooked just right! Would recommend to anyone. After all the years, finally tried it!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I am usually not a breakfast person, but Grits Grill had the best chipped beef I have ever eaten. Everyone's food was delicious and hot which is unusual for breakfast. Staff was friendly and attentive. We will be going back

Thank PASUZ45
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Its all in the name. This place has to have fantastic grits, I thought. Well they were OK. I enjoyed watching the cook behind the counter make large, picture-perfect pancakes, and in hindsight, wish I had ordered some. But the grits and eggs made for...More

Thank R W
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Was a good place, everyone seem to enjoy it. From the eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, French toast and the sausage pepper gravy and biscuits was all very well. My only complaint was there was way too much pepper on things! The waitress was very attentive and...More

Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast home style eating. The biscuits are very large. We went there twice during our week stay at the beach. They also offer a lunch menu

Thank Deb R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2888
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Grits Grill is a decidedly southern place to have a great breakfast or lunch year round. It's open till 2 pm daily. Most of the cooking is done right behind the diner style front counter. Eggs any style, chipped beef, omelettes, hotcakes and of course grits (cooked just about any style) are breakfast specialties and served anytime. Lunch is full of specials, deli offerings and big, juicy burgers. Owned locally. Staff is well known for being warm and friendly. Come have breakfast with us anytime!
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