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Blue Moon Beach Grill

4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp and grits” (225 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (69 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For the last several years we have been visiting this place during our annual OBX vacation. It is always a hit. Though the menu is not extensive there is something for everyone; whether you are a seafood lover, land lubber, or vegetarian. My husband loves...More

Thank SpfldGrandmaD
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Well that's mighty nice SpfldGrandmaD! I am glad everyone had great meals and left satisfied. Its nice hearing about vacation trips that include Blue Moon on the agenda. We appreciate your business and taking the time to write about your great experiences. Cheers and bon...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our first Blue moon this visit to Outer Banks in October.. I ordered a seafood ragout which was excellently prepared and served. As a result we, chose to return a few days later, over other favorite choices we have...More

Thank Bob S
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Bob S, that's a mighty nice review. We sincerely appreciate it. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great Restaurant- Awesome Service. Our waitress was Ashley and she was very attentive. Very clean restaurant! Served all drinks in glasses, silverware was very nice (not the cheap kind) and heavy napkins! Portions are large so be sure you are hungry! We will go again!More

1  Thank 276selmah
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

276selmah, thanks!!!! We especially appreciate your nice comments about Ashley. Interestingly, while Ashley is one of our great servers, she also is a trained chef. She understands food, as does her husband, one of our chefs that can rock the food out. They are a...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just go here & order the shrimp & grits. Do it. There are things in life that must be done & this is one of those things. Once you have experienced this dish, you can stop ordering it at other restaurants because you will have...More

Thank Mike M
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Mike H. We appreciate your nice words. Shrimp and Grits has been a signature dish of ours for many years. In our infancy, Scott (co-owner) launched the dish and the rest is history. 99% of the folks that have our Shrimp and Grits...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One would think that you would not find excellent dining in a strip mall; but you would be wrong! Excellent dining experience here with a party of six. Upon arrival, we were told the wait time would be close to an hour. The hostess did...More

Thank Dana W
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We don't reside in a "strip mall".........we are in Historic downtown Nags Head, in the oldest shopping plaza on the Outer Banks.............heck, its rumored that Black Beard's treasure is under our building. Having said this, what's really important is the fact that you loved us,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here twice and both times had great food and good service. It does not take reservations however, so either go early or be prepared to wait.

Thank gailrm2017
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am glad you experienced "great food"...........that is our goal. So glad we hit the bulls eye. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes we had to wait about 20 mins for a table for 2 in October at 545 on a Thursday evening. We had the Italian Sausage stuffed mushrooms to start and they were very good. I recommend the crab cake dinner as the two crab...More

1  Thank DebraandMike
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Best I have ever had.....ever".............now that's nice. I am delighted you had a wonderful birthday dinner. May I close by saying......HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My grouchy friend reluctantly agreed to have lunch here. Our server, Ashley, charmed him out of his bad mood and countered his every objection with a viable alternative. She offered to serve him from the children’s menu when he said he could not eat a...More

1  Thank ktdid54
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I love hearing how Ashley rocked your "grouchy friend". I am also glad to hear, "Once again"...............repeat excellence is our goal. Thank you for your business and your nice review. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended my a local shop owner we talked to..small local place..average looking outside and in..great food and Kimberlee was fantastic..4 of us gals went in for a late late lunch..4:15..still lunch menu.. great price..by the time we left 5:30ish..the line for a table...More

Thank Kathleen R
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I love hearing good stuff about our employees. Kimberlee is a seasoned vCeteran and an asset to our restaurant. Its also great to hear we scored high marks from your golfing buddies. I hope you all "hit em long and straight"..............Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another first time here for us. We were warned about the wait, so that this bother us too much. As a matter of fact, they told us and hour and it was about 45 minutes. They also had a live music duo outside that you...More

Thank PJWallyrock
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for waiting. I am glad your first time was a good visit and you will come back. Cheers and bon appetit!!

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Jeanne G
14 May 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
We do not take reservations at Blue Moon. As with all restaurants with good food, we will be busy. Sister restaurant Blue Water does take reservations and may have a very few openings. Cheers and bon Appetite.....Happy... More
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James W
16 February 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our menu varies but we do have fried fish. We are open and look forward to you. Cheers and bon appetit!
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travelerDanville_va
26 October 2016|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our desserts are freshly baked daily. We don't always have the same offerings, however, the flourless cake often is offered. I can't guarantee it, but Ibcan guarantee what we have will be fresh. Cheers and bon appetit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
  • E-mail
Description
Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.
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