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Grits Grill

5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (38 reviews)
“fries” (161 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I eat breakfast here every morning that we go to Nags Head. We are definitely hooked on their food. Everything is good but I would recommend to chipped beef and gravy with hash browns or grits. Great food!

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Husband and one son had Omlets that were huge, I had eggs, biscuit and grits and other son had french toast. Second time I've eaten there and it was excellent both times.

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We needed a quick lunch to-go spot two days in a row. Great blt, good chocolate chip pancakes, my husband loved their club sandwich too.

Thank BailyTN
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Love the grits... Generous portions and great friendly staff. Great for late breakfast or brunch. Be sure to bring your appetite

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stopped in several mornings for breakfast while on vacation. Tammy our waitress was wonderful we were fortunate to get her two of the three mornings. Breakfast is wonderful in large portions. Highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We went there for Sunday lunch and dinner and waited about 5 minutes outside on a bench. The interior is a little shabby but has charm. The service was good, food was great. Barbecue and philly cheese steak sandwiches were very good. They serve breakfast...More

Thank Wendy B
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Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Tried the seafood omelet and was amazed. Paired up with spectacular grits and you have an excellent ocean combo.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great breakfast place! I could tell by the number of cars in the parking lot this was the place to stop on the way home for an early breakfast. I didn't have grits because I don't like 'em but my wife had cheese grits and...More

Thank gary h
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What can I say but the name says it all .....( GET THE GRITS ). Had The shrimp and grits for breakfast it was worth the wait. And the wait was only 15 minutes at 8:30 in the morning on a Sunday. They get you...More

Thank rich b
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went here for breakfast the day after we arrived for our week long trip. We got there around 9 AM, which was just in time because when we left there was a long line. The food was good and decently priced for breakfast. Portions...More

Thank jdubya83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2888
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Grits Grill is a decidedly southern place to have a great breakfast or lunch year round. It's open till 2 pm daily. Most of the cooking is done right behind the diner style front counter. Eggs any style, chipped beef, omelettes, hotcakes and of course grits (cooked just about any style) are breakfast specialties and served anytime. Lunch is full of specials, deli offerings and big, juicy burgers. Owned locally. Staff is well known for being warm and friendly. Come have breakfast with us anytime!
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