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Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
2000 Sailfish Dr, Pirate's Cove, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9714
+1 252-473-1955
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (47 reviews)
“bison burger” (16 reviews)
“oyster shooters” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2000 Sailfish Dr, Pirate's Cove, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9714
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we stopped in today on our way out of town. the oysters were great! our food was delicious and the service was top notch!! our waitress was spot on with everything!!!

Thank 24gregoryd
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Great feedback! Thanks for taking the time and please know that the staff appreciates this. Cheers and bon appetit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without reservations, we - a party of 5 - were seated in the interior area adjacent to an apparently popular and boisterous bar. The noise from the bar, which made it impossible for conversation amongst ourselves, was the only negative aspect of our experience. Service...More

Thank loveswater
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your business and the shout out to our menu. We aren't known for being a noisy restaurant.....its just not what we hear. However, we have a lot of glass, wood and customers and that mix will surely drive the decibel level up. Sorry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner at the Bluewater last night. The views from the window seating of the Sound and High Bridge are mesmerizing. There are also outside tables, a cozy bar (featuring the raw oysters, clams, etc.), and romantic interior seating. The menu is reasonably priced with...More

Thank cleats126
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks cleats126, your review is vivid, vibrant, visual, valued, and valid. Cheers and bon appetit!!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

FInal night dinner in the OBX with friends. What a way to end a perfect week. Super tasty and clean oysters, all 6 meals cooked to perfection and the service was excellent! My choice of the Bayou Bowl had the perfect spice, the 1/2 chicken...More

Thank Donald B
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Donald B, glad we helped make your last night dinner a good time, Last nights on the Outer Banks can be "a bummer". Good food is always a buffer against the "last night blues" Safe travels, and cheers and bon appetit!

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Buck a shuck oysters oh my! Great variety too. Pork belly appetizer is a meal in itself. Love this place.

Thank Rich F
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Whats not to like about "buck a shuck" and pork belly............thanks Rich F,,,,,,,,,,cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I have dined at BWG numerous times since it has opened when I'm at Pirates Cove fishing, and it gets better every time. I brought in Tuna for the Chef to prepare and the Asian style was perfect. I also had various versions of the...More

Thank Paul W
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Paul W..........guys like you are the fuel that keeps us going. Glad you caught tuna and enjoyed the "cook your catch"......cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner in Sept- still very crowded, luckily we had made a reservation. Both of us enjoyed our meals. We had grilled Mahi and a shrimp Cavatappi pasta. Mahi was cooked perfectly and served with ginger rice- this was a very light dish. On...More

Thank pugmug1
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hey pugmug1, thanks for the nice review. The entire staff enjoys reading that they "did their jobs". I hope your island time was super. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Love Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar! Pirates Cove Treasure, great food, seafood and even a burger! Enjoy! OBX, N.C.

Thank 181dianah
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Well that is mighty nice............thanks, and bon appetit!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Excellent food and service. Higher level of dining than typical "beach restaurants". Great views of the marina and sound. Specials are always unique and delicious. Wait staff has always been excellent. Suggest calling for reservations during prime season.

Thank Chris W
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hey Chris W..............you rock, and we thank you. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

On any trip to OBX, have to get fried oysters. I was able to sub a salad for mashed potatoes which didn't seem appropo with seafood. We sat watching boats on marina, enjoyed seafood and beverages. Prices are little high but with million dollar yachts...More

Thank hardejk
Will S, Owner at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your oysters. They are "who we are". As a side note, Oysters and Mashers are a popular option. One good local restaurant features them on their menu. The "gin up" the mashers with lots of cheese, topping...More

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Artsvarc
13 July 2017|
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Response from CRShriver | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's not extensive but good!
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Coyotespirit
18 July 2016|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
If you want to look at all the menus please google our web site. I would post the link but you are not allowed to answer questions with website links.
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Shallberg
24 October 2015|
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Response from wolfgirl A | Reviewed this property |
I e-maile Blue Water Grill and here was their answer:Yes, however, with the chilly weather, the Tiki Hut is not always open and it only has a limited bar type menu, ie. Brisket sandwiches
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
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: 2000 Sailfish Dr, Pirate's Cove, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9714
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-1955
  • E-mail
Description
Blue Water Grill and Raw Bar overlooks the harbor at Pirates Cove Marina, home of the blue water sport fishing fleet. New in 1015, Blue Water provides a creative menu, stellar customer service, a full bar, and a wonderful raw bar. Blue Water offers something for those that enjoy good food in a remarkable setting. Open year round, serving locals and visitors alike.
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