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Sandbar & Grille

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-3413
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nothing to brag about here. Food and service was alright. Family ordered fried shrimp, crab biscue soup, crab cake sandwich, flounder sandwich, and fried clam strips. Fried shrimp was good, soup was over powering spicy, crab and flounder sandwiches were just OK, and the clam...More

Thank Arron B
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

They accommodated us quickly, we have a group of 15. The service was great. The food was good. Looked like more like a bar scene, not really a family atmosphere . We would go back

Thank ryliesmom2012
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a family dinner here while on vacation on Hatteras Island and I would definitely go back! Excellent food. Good appetizers and drinks and and a complete dinner menu. We all had seafood and were very pleased with our meals. Great dessert choices but...More

Thank beachluvr214
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I have spent several months trying to figure out how to word this review. I stopped here on and slow overcast Thursday with no need to rush off anywhere. The view of the sound is really great the food was very good the staff friendly...More

Thank boxerboy27
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is one of the BEST meals you can get while visiting Cape Hatteras area.It is totally worth the wait .So enjoy a beautiful Sunset while you wait. The food was out of this world and the Staff was BUSY! You can see why it...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Tuesday was very busy as it was crab leg night. The portions of crab were very good. I eat here every time i visit the area, never disappointed.

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great seafood, and beautiful place to watch the sunset! Our waiter was prompt and helpful with the menu. Nice outdoor patio with live music while we waited for a table, nice family restaurant!

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Ate lunch and were very pleased with service and food. Prices good and friendly waitress. Would recommend and will return.

Thank campingdan
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Quick seating time, friendly service. All of us enjoyed our food. Mahi Mahi w/ mashed potatoes were exceptional.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is our second trip to the Sandbar & Grille. I have gotten the Shrimp and Crab Alfredo both times because it is SO good. My husband got the same thing and my son got a burger this time. The sound views are beautiful, the...More

Thank deniseash
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26 June 2015|
Response from jbug348 | Property representative |
No, we do not. All seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to see you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49252 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3413
We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 18 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 12 years. At this time lunch is served daily 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. We have live music on the deck Thursday & Friday nights this summer. Hope to see you there!!
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