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Fish Heads Bar & Grill

8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
+1 252-441-5740
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (75 reviews)
“clam bake” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had the $.15 shrimp and they were very good. I think they do this special between 4-6PM for happy hour. The service and ambiance was also good. You're right on the water too so that makes it even better.

Thank rickjeffer
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we found this place on the last night of our vacation, otherwise we would have frequented it! Awesome beer menu, the chicken and fish baskets were great with awesome fries and you can’t ask for a better view! Wonderful place!

Thank tadpole28601
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Best location in the Outer Banks, right on the pier. Food and service were good, awesome scenery. Price was on par with the rest of restaurants.

Thank 6second79
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The food was really good. Service was a bit rude. It we all loved the food. We had shrimp, crab cakes, and chicken. No complaints about the food

Thank Dmh4
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from Nags Head last week. We went after Labor Day so it wasn't too crowded. Fish Heads Bar & Grill was pretty cool. They have much beer on tap and the service was always great. Good place to meet new friends....More

Thank 2aussiedogs
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great view of the ocean, great music and Caribbean vibe. Food was satisfying. Would go again in a heart beat.

Thank rulski
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Sit over the ocean, have a drink, eat at the bar or a picnic table. Can't beat the 15 cent shrimp and the nightly live music during the summer!

Thank SandTrippers
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We made a stop here on Friday night to grab drinks and enjoy the scenery. There is just something awesome about enjoying beer on the pier when the waves are crashing below. Tons of stuff on tap. All seating is outdoor, with about half covered....More

Thank Amelia B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place to watch the sun go down and have a drink or two, a bite to eat and family time. Get there a little early if you have a group. Seating is minimum.

Thank CTWalks
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There are not many places that are on the beach in Nagshead… But this place is! It's great for a midday drink or a snack on the pier

Thank Rachel L
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Danielle L
2 July 2017|
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Response from needlewings1 | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe you can. They are allowed on the beach though and there is a picnic table on the right before you walk into Fish Heads that people have gotten carry out and sat and ate with their dogs there.
Sally G
30 June 2017|
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Response from icepic67 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure although it probably would a gr8 spot to see them up and Down the beach!
John S
4 June 2017|
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Response from Janejim37 | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, 18½ Mile Post, Nags Head, NC 27959-9306
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-5740
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New this season! Brand new Bar & Grill on the Outer Banks Fishing Pier.It offers appetizers, sandwiches, baskets, soft drinks, beer, etc right on the Atlantic Ocean fishing pier. I have photos.
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