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The Pit - Boardriders Grill

€€ - €€€American,
1209 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8709
+1 252-480-3128
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
19 Sep 2016
“Good but they need to keep it cleaner inside. Especially the floor”
19 Aug 2015
“Deliocious Ice Cream ShaveA”
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10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
1209 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8709
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Good food You can get it to go and bring it back to your beach house. Delicious food. I would eat there again

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We stopped at the Pit because they were serving Shave Ice, something quite popular in Hawaii. It was worth the stop. The Shave Ice was delicious! Truly it is crushed ice with a flavor that you choose from (More than 20 choices!). They were also...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This comes up as a grill but it isn't at all... Apparently this ice cream shop was a grill "a long time ago" but that didn't help me on the quest for dinner with 3 boys 😀! The ice cream did look great though lol

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Have been here MANY times and NEVER been disappointed. Tuesday's dollar tacos are a fabulous deal but we had them tonight...AWESOME! The veggie quesadillas and the chicken strips were also a great selection. There have been many changes in personnel but we were more than...More

Thank 6grtkdz
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch to see how this place has change over the past 20 years. Wow. The restaurant - Boardrider's Grill - is separate from The Pit Surfshop. Service was friendly and we sat outside. Fun decor inside. All the food we ordered was...More

1  Thank jabberwockies
Reviewed 10 August 2014

What else could you need? Oh-- how about fun beer choices and a great diverse menu. Everytime I go to OBX I go to the Pit. Allow a few extra minutes because they have a small kitchen.

Thank JenSMaryland
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Every summer we make a point with friends to grab lunch at The Pit Boardriders Grill. The prices are very reasonable and the portions of food are great. I also enjoy the chill laid back surf atmosphere of the place with great beach tunes in...More

Thank rtmelho
Reviewed 1 August 2014

The food & menu was awesome! Small space, not good for bigger parties. I felt bad for the One waitress on duty during a rainy afternoon. Great atmosphere, awesome food & music if you are not in a hurry!

Thank Slicknik80
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a Wednesday night. One waitress and a Spicoli looking guy bussing tables were working. I saw the crab meat pizza on the menu here on Trip Advisor and thought it looked good. It is not currently on the menu in the...More

Thank JBParmaHts
PitBen, Owner at The Pit - Boardriders Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2014

We are so sorry your experience was less than stellar. "Spicoli" did not work out as an employee, and you will not see him again if you choose to give us another chance to impress you! And while we do have fresh parmesan (for Caesar...More

Reviewed 19 June 2014

Been to this place about 8 times now. Good atmosphere and good beers. Very laid back and a lot of locals. Taco Tuesday is always fantastic. If you go around main dinner time of course its going to be packed. We were there about 5...More

1  Thank craleycommando
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-3128
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Cozy, surf-themed log cabin in the center of Kill Devil Hills with a progressive menu featuring oversized, Cali-style burrito-wraps (including inventive vegetarian options), 1/3lb Angus burgers, gourmet personal pizzas, quesadillas, hot sandwiches, monster salads, and much more! Serving this robust menu all day, from 11:30am to 9pm.After 9, regional and international DJs spin in the ground-floor nightclub area. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are Teen Nights, all other nights are 21 and up only, unless otherwise advertised. Live bands play our stage on occasion!
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