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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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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp and grits” (227 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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451 - 460 of 2,125 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This place is tucked away in a little plaza. We've been coming to the OBX for years and never even realized that this place was here. We were told that we had to try it!!! Oh my! The fried green tomato appetizer with shrimp Napoleon...More

Thank Carly R
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2016

As you said, "I love it"! I love it when a new customer finds us, loves us, and recommends us. I am glad that we put your taste buds into high gear. Thanks for sharing your beach time with us. I hope we will be...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

We loved this place! the food was excellent the staff was fantastic and accommodated a group of 11. It is a small place so get there before 5pm or you will have hour wait or more. We enjoyed the Mahi mahi BLT, the truck stop...More

Thank owlsbball
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Hey owlsbball, thanks so much for sharing your beach time with us. Your review rocks and I will share it with the staff. They work hard and they really try to make every dining experience a "once in a blue moon experience". Safe travels and...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

Not sure why everyone thinks this is the best? It was fine...but nothing really special...the burger was good and the tacos were OK...but nothing special...especially for people to wait an hour?? Very busy...as I guess they always are...I'm sure there is better around here!More

Thank Patpv
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Hey Patpv, most folks that think we are the best don't just order a burger and tacos. The vast majority of folks like our daily specials, some of our menu items that offer a wide range of tastes and unique styling of familiar dishes. Each...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good food with a good variety without breaking the bank. Mahi Mahi sandwich and Pull pork sandwiches got high marks. The Shrimp 7 Grits dinner had too many flavors for a purest.

Thank APrettyLittlePark
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thanks so much for visiting us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meals and we did not break the bank. I hope your beach time was great and please know we appreciate you sharing it with us. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and drinks! Started with Buffalo tuna and chicken wings which were very good. The yellowfin tuna just barely seared on Asian noodles was amazing! It was a special that should be a regular menu item. The filet was thick, juicy and perfectly done....More

1  Thank Arduinna60
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Aaah yes, the strip mall obstacle........we refer to it as downtown Nags Head. Thanks so much Arduinna60, we appreciate your business and we appreciate your kind words. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 3 August 2016

Some of the best food in the outer banks. Huge portions and very reasonable. Staff is very friendly. Got to try the buffalo shrimp appetizer and the cheese steak sub with shaved rib-eye.More

Thank abigredtruck
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Hey abigredtruck, we know that there is some great food on the Outer Banks and for you to say that we have some of the best food on the Outer Banks is AWESOME! Thank you so much for visiting us and please know that we...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Everything we ordered was great. The scallops in the pesto buccatini were perfect. The kids were in love with their buccanti noodles. It was definetly worth the wait.

Thank svanwells
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Svanwells, thank you so much for your great review. We are glad your kids liked the buccanti noodles.......they are great fun for kids and great to eat with seafood. We sincerely appreciate your five star review and, of course, your business. Cheers and bon appetit!

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I took the family out to dinner at the Blue Moon on July 31, 2016. The Burgers and fries were ok, the wings were terrible. I will not go back to the Blue Moon.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

ODD, odd indeed............our manager distinctly remembers you. You asked if we had wings on our menu. She told you that we did have wings but they were not your typical wings. She told you they were grilled with jerk seasoning. AND, the menu is explicit...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place is outstanding. Came early on a Sunday afternoon and wait about 1/2 HR. It was worth the wait. Food and service was outstanding. The watermelon margarita was refreshing. The seafood was fresh and delicious. Even the cheesesteak received the approval of our friends...More

2  Thank Jackie L
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Jackie L, I am happy to hear you will be back. On behalf of the entire staff, please know that we appreciate your business. While business is brisk now, we are paying January and February's bills, so we don't take your visit for granted. Thanks...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We have been meaning to come here for years and finally made it. At 5:30, there was already an hour+ wait. It's totally worth it. We snagged two bar seats and decided to eat our dinner there. Bartenders were great and so friendly. I had...More

Thank HollidayE
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

I thank you for the very nice review. Snagging bar seats is, at times, a highly competitive sport and hopefully you appreciated the atmosphere. The bartenders rock the scene and the locals add a wonderful flair. Yes, homemade cheese whiz is one of those "extra...More

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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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