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Blue Moon Beach Grill

4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp and grits” (230 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (72 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the pesto pasta which was good with a side of cheesy bread. My mother got the shrimp and grits and loved it. My partner ordered the crab cakes and liked it too! We got there at 4:30 which was perfect timing before it...More

Thank Laura m
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Laura m..........you rock. Thanks for visiting us and for the great shout out. Cheers and bon appetit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place seems pretty popular, there were waits of 25 minutes one time we came by for lunch and the day I got takeout, an hour ... Staff was friendly and helpful. We got some great fish tacos and the Chick DeCluck sandwich, which I...More

Thank kurokitty
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey kurokitty, thanks for the visit and the 5 stars. We can't apologize for the wait, but we are thankful. Winters are long on the Outer Banks and its nice to see folks show up. We hope your "sandbar" time was enjoyable and you will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really quality food here. I highly recommend the shrimp and grits, though my veggie pasta was tasty, too.

Thank Will H
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Will H, short and sweet and we love it. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here years ago when they first opened, and occupied a tiny "one shop" space in a small strip mall. This year, I see they are maybe expanding again!! There is often a wait here, but we don't mind. The food is a sensory...More

Thank Connie W
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you made it back. Yes, next year we celebrate our 10th anniversary. From one shop to four, from 4 employees to 54.........its been a ride, and dishes like marinated portabellas, shrimp and grits, oysters, fish and chips and most importantly, a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It happen to be by coincidence that we happen to pick Blue Moon Beach Grill on the Blue moon but we were glad we did. The hour plus wait was worth it. Our food was great and our server was awesome (I forget her name...More

Thank dmleblanc80
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey dmleblanc80, the legend says that if you eat in a Blue Moon on a Blue Moon, you will have outstanding luck until the next Blue Moon. The next Blue Moon is in 2020...............let us know how your luck is each time you visit. Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch and thankfully got seated right away (as I’ve read review this place is quite popular). We ordered the calamari as an app and we killed it. The cream sauce was something I’d never had before and it was...More

Thank Tara B
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tara B, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the rest of the world. Its great to hear good things and to see your empty plates. Thanks for the shout out, and cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 6 visited Blue Moon and had to wait long enough to have a draft. There is a lot of art work to enjoy and it is a very friendly atmosphere- Think Cheers! I think it must be a popular locals restaurant, but...More

Thank onobeth
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you onobeth.........."now everyone knows your name!" Cheers to your party of six. Bon appetit!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Blue Moon yesterday with family for lunch. We got there right when they opened because we know how crowded they get (and for good reason). From the time we walked in the door to the time we left, the experience was wonderful. The...More

Thank heather h
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Key word.........."again". We want to be your "go to" restaurant and we know that consistency matters. Yes, Tron is a great server and we are glad he is on our staff. Please know that we appreciate your repeat business, and we clink your glass and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cold March evening the restaurant was busy. The staff couldn't have been more attentive. Great food and great service. A perfect choice for eating at a local business. Enjoyed watching the staff work as a team to make every customer have a good...More

Thank Kevan T
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Kevan T, its great to hear that the staff was attentive, you had great food and you enjoyed the juggling act that the staff performs daily. March is a rough month for all local businesses. If the weather cooperates we get busy. If not,...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Unpretentious setting, with great food and service too match. Full bar, offering delicious cocktails, draft and craft beers, and nice wine selections. Generous portions of tasty appetizers...we split luscious mussels while our son raved about his wings. My son loved his duck breast, while my...More

1  Thank brez00
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks brez00, we appreciate your business and your nice review. When I read, "Blue Moon left us full and happy.....", I feel we did our job. Score one for the Blue Crew! Cheers and bon appetit!

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Questions & Answers
Jeanne G
14 May 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
We do not take reservations at Blue Moon. As with all restaurants with good food, we will be busy. Sister restaurant Blue Water does take reservations and may have a very few openings. Cheers and bon Appetite.....Happy... More
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James W
16 February 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our menu varies but we do have fried fish. We are open and look forward to you. Cheers and bon appetit!
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travelerDanville_va
26 October 2016|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our desserts are freshly baked daily. We don't always have the same offerings, however, the flourless cake often is offered. I can't guarantee it, but Ibcan guarantee what we have will be fresh. Cheers and bon appetit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
  • E-mail
Description
Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.
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