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Sandbar & Grille

) #8 of 17 Restaurants in Buxton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3413
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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11 - 20 of 423 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Went with party of 16 and service was fast, food was great, sunset fantastic! Will definitely go back

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant on the recommendation of the motel where we were staying. It was wonderful.... great food wonderful staff. Delicious shrimp and crab cakes. Our drinks were super. You can't go wrong!

Thank segparrot
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The bartender was friendly and nice! Great service. A group of 6 of us sat at the bar for dinner, everyone really enjoyed their meal. It was crab leg Tuesday and the crab was delicious! We are here for 2 weeks and will definitely be...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a great place to see the sunset over the pamlico sound while you wait for a table!. The times I've been on the back upper deck, they have live music also. The food is good and offers a nice selection of seafood and...More

Thank crewAvon
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had an early dinner here that included fried oysters and blacked tuna. The tuna was excellently cooked and the oysters were juicy and delectable. Our waitress, Tracy, was very knowledgeable about the menu and which items were fresh from local sources. Highly recommend this...More

1  Thank Pete-Jean2090
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Crab and artichoke appetizer had vey little flavor. Ordered peel and est shrimp for dinner. Very overcooked and fell apart when trying to peel the shells off. Pricey meal that was not worth the money. Won't be back.

Thank Msonoski1
Reviewed 20 November 2016

!0 of us went here for dinner. It was delicious. Every body enjoyed their meal. I had clam strips and fried flounder, super good. Good service. Would have gone again but they're closed for the season. I'll be back again next year.

Thank Job O
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went here in September and it was very good- crowded- service was quick- food was good..daughter has since returned since she lives nearby

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had a very good meal. Pork loin for my husband which he loved. Chicken mozarella was very good also, large portions. On the water.

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 23 October 2016

For our last dinner in Buxton, we stopped here since it was close to the Inn on Pamilico Sound where we were staying. We were lucky to get a corner window seat overlooking the Pamilico Sound as the sun was setting. I had the half...More

Thank Becca4072
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Priscilla M
Do you serve lobster
23 May 2017|
Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, believe they do
Do you take reservations?
26 June 2015|
Response from jbug348 | Property representative |
No, we do not. All seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to see you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3413
  • E-mail
We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 18 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 12 years. At this time lunch is served daily 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. We have live music on the deck Thursday & Friday nights this summer. Hope to see you there!!