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Blue Moon Beach Grill

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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My mom and I were looking for a place to hang out on a cold day in Nagshead. Most places seem old and dingy with not much of a happening atmosphere. I loved the vibe here and the locals really seemed to love it too.The food was really good as well.

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King George, Virginia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small busy place, expect to wait unless you are a very early diner, even in the off-season. It is hidden in a strip mall but they have adequate parking. The staff is friendly and the food of good quality although a bit overpriced.

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Thank KingGeorgeJoe
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

KingGeorgeJoe, I appreciate you saying that we have a friendly staff and that our food is of good quality. I adamantly disagree that we are a bit overpriced......... More 

Nags Head, North Carolina
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Blue Moon for the first time in a few months for a small dinner.. and blown away by the level of service we received by our waitress. Sadly, I don't remember her name. Very nice and super attentive. Didn't seem to mind we split an appetizer and sandwich between the two of us for dinner (cheesesteak is killer,... More 

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1 Thank BeachBumBobOBX
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey BeachBumBobOBX, you have gone the extra mile to give a hard working waitress some well needed recognition. I don't know which waitress worked your table, but I do know we have a tremendous staff. They all rock. I am delighted you gave your server a big shout out. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Harbinger, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

BMBG is my all-time favorite spot! My husband asked me where I wanted to go for my birthday. He already knew it was Blue Moon Beach Grill. I had one of my favorites, the grilled Caesar salad with a crab cake on top. So awesome with Pennywise Chardonnay! My husband had the"shrimp not a burger"... another favorite! We usually sit... More 

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2 Thank Jackie C
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Happy Birthday Jackie C...........I am delighted to hear that you enjoy both Blue Moon and Blue Water. I so appreciate your nice review and your endorsement of our restaurants. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonder place to go eat. I found out this is a place the locals love to go. I would rate this as one of the top spots to go eat in the area.

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1 Thank Stephen R
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Stephen R, I am delighted to hear that you think we are a great place to eat. I sincerely appreciate your business and I hope your trip to the Outer Banks was great. Cheers and bon appetit! More 

Forest City, North Carolina
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by local folk. I was not disappointed. The food was delicious. I had fish and chips and my husband had the shrimp and grits. Yummy! I

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Thank Kim Y
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Kim Y, we love our locals and when the recommend us, we smile from ear to ear. I am glad you enjoyed your fish and chips and shrimp and grits. Cheers and bon appetit! More 

Gloucester, Virginia
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a fabulous lunch today at the BMBG. She had the shrimp and grits. Excellent choice. Large serving which I had to help her finish. (Darn) I had the fish tacos which were made with fresh MahiMahi and were very good. Our waitress was very upbeat and knowledgeable. They have a good selection of craft beers... More 

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Thank Ricker58
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

It was a good day for you Ricker58. You had fish tacos, you got to finish the shrimp and grits, and you topped it off with a Flying Dog Sea Salt Caramel. Sounds like the "hat trick". I thank you for your business. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Blue Moon on a Saturday Night. It was Off Season, but still very crowded. We opted for sitting at the bar instead of waiting for a table. The menu options made it really hard to choose, because we wanted to try everything. We started with the calamari appetizer. It was wonderful. We had the crab cake... More 

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Thank sdwilliam09
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Sdwilliam09, allow me personally to thank you for your business and your nice review. I am glad to hear we were "on point" and you will be returning. BTW, there is no harm in working your way through the menu, trying each and every item.......just saying. Cheers and bon appetit!! More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the reviews, we tried this restaurant for lunch while in Nags Head. Everyone had different choices, Mahi Mahi BLT, cheese steak, fish tacos, brisket, and buffalo tuna bites. All were great and the service was friendly and prompt. I can't disagree that this is the best restaurant in Nags Head. We plan to have dinner here soon to... More 

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Thank Travis H
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Most mornings I answer Trip reviews. Today is Thanksgiving and one of the things that I am thankful for is all the great reviews we receive. If we mess up, tell us and we will fix it. If we do a good job, we still love to hear it. So Tracis H, I thank you for your business and hope... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing meal at the BMBG. Have never gone wrong by ordering one of their daily specials. Very fresh seafood. Also enjoyed being able to watch the game during dinner but could ignore if wanted since no sound playing from the tv which was perfect. Great casual atmosphere. Very kid friendly. Staff is fantastic. My favorite after-dinner activity is viewing... More 

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Thank John V
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

John V.........thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed your meal and the game. Repeating a great meal can be difficult because folks tend to have expectations that can be unrealistic. Thank you for your comments. Yes, the art is great.......we have so many super, local artists that contribute to our walls. We hope to see you again for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?