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Sandbar & Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3413
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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101 - 110 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 7, 4 adults and 3 kids. Our server was terrible. Of all 7 beverages on the table, she offered to fill one glass, even with several attempts to get her attention to refill my glass. I was going to order...More

Thank Klthomas21
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to eat because it was right on the water and offered a great view. Our waiter was great and kept our drink glasses flowing. Our party had a variety of different food offerings and all were satisfied. The steamed shrimp was awesome!...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Drive south on Hwy 12 past Outer Banks High School and there it is on your right, perched along Pamlico Sound. The bar is well-stocked and the menu extensive. Seating in the dining area is optimized for the westerly view across the water. Sunsets or...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We knew the sunset views would be fantastic and we were not disappointed. Grab a cocktail from the bar, wait for your table on the outside deck and watch the sun go down. Beautiful. We were disappointed to find that their online menu and wine...More

Thank Ramblin66
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal tonight. My husband had the scallops, which were plentiful, I had the seafood chowder, which was out of this world and a ceaser salad. Our daughter ordered a cheeseburger and said it was good.

Thank seasidediva
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite place for steak! Towards the end of our vacation we no longer want sea food and love coming here for steak and ribs!!!drinks are great too!

Thank LCP5428
Reviewed 14 August 2016

While on vacation in the OBX we searched for restaurants that could accommodate the tastes of my entire family including our picky youngins. The Sandbar & Grill did just that..! The menu is full of good eats and the restaurant location is great, its right...More

Thank Roman R
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the island. Best calamari by far. Seating limited so you might have a long wait. But oh well worth it. There's a game room downstairs for the kids. Large portions of food and high quality taste. They never disappoint....More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This place never disappoints! The drink special today was a raspberry daiquiri and it was really good! I had a Cesar's salad as an appetizer. It was big enough to feed 3 people and it was so good! I decided to take a break from...More

Thank kk2978
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We went there for dinner, but told we would have to wait or eat at the bar. We went to the bar, but due to it's height and the height of the chairs it was pretty awkward to have a drink, let alone a meal....More

Thank K B
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Priscilla M
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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!!
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