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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
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp and grits” (242 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (76 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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21 - 30 of 2,317 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Came with friends food was not good, over priced. Service was slow. Drinks sat empty several times. Manager who came to the table was not nice, made us feel like it was our fault we got poor service. Will not be returning.

Thank scottyprez
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

scottyprez, I am sorry you did not have a good experience. While your review is very vague and hard to validate, it surely is not what we are all about. We do apologize.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Packed out at 12:15 on a wet Tuesday in the Outer Banks...such is the popularity of this well-hidden gem. Friendly service, good food, great value and t-shirts in the shop.

Thank daveb506
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant continues to deliver exceptional food at each visit. Situated in a shopping plaza, it is not in a “fancy” location. It doesn’t have to be because the food speaks for itself. Order anything, it will be good. My favorite for lunch is a...More

Thank WarmWeatherLovers
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks for the nice review WarmWeatherLovers from Pittsburgh, Pa. We too hail from Pittsburgh (back in the day), and were ColdWeatherHaters, which was a contributing factor in us falling in love with this sandbar called the Outer Banks. As they say, the rest is history....More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

On the surface, this little place may not look like much but oh so good. It is always packed, so don't let the wait deter you. It is worth the wait. Homemade, authentic and is everything you want in a local, fresh seafood experience. My...More

Thank Angelique C
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Angelique C, thanks so much for taking the time to give us a nice "shout out". We sincerely appreciate your business and the entire staff thanks you. Folks like you sustain us. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to this establishment since it was a single storefront. There has always been a wait at peak, but the food and service made it worthwhile. As I write this review, I am sitting at the bar eating great food with a...More

1  Thank Gastronome505
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Gastronome505 for visiting Blue Moon. We appreciate your business. As one of the owners, I would like to address your "what's changed ?" question. Can you believe its been almost 10 years since we were in "one storefront"? As you can imagine, much...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We always check TripAdvisor when traveling. That is why we chose this restaurant. We had a big group of 13 adults and three children. We were treated very well and everyone loved their meals. I highly recommend this restaurant for dinner.

Thank JukeJointJimmy
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

JukeJointJimmy, you rock.............glad we satisfied your party of 13, and appreciate your recommendation. Cheers and bon appetit!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

there is usually a line for lunch and dinner all year long... but it’s worth the wait. they are known for their Steak and Cheese with homemade cheese wiz, hand cut fries, shrimp and grits, oysters, chicken, you name it, it’s all good. take it...More

Thank Centerice91
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you Centerice91. Nothing means more to us than a review like yours. Locals....our neighbors.....the foundation of our business, mean so much to us. You know us. You know we are here to stay. You know we are here year round, maintaining our staff, and...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here while on vacation. Food was excellent and service too. Had the blackened shrimp sandwich was best I’ve ever had. Also really good artwork on the walls.

Thank BillB786
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Bill B, thank you so much............safe travels and cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Read the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to go out of our way to stop there for lunch. Glad we did. It opens at 11:30am. We arrived about 11:45am and were lucky to get one of the last tables. Great food, great service, excellent...More

Thank tavel99
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks travel99, we appreciate your business and hope that you return soon...........cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Because it was a bit crowded, we sat at the bar and ordered lunch there. Good move. The bartender was friendly and very attentive --we kinda felt guilty with all the refills on our iced teas she provided without asking. We really enjoyed the food,...More

Thank KaneCountyCritic
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Its good to hear we gave you your favorite meal. I hope your sandbar time was spectacular. Cheers and bon appetit!

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Jeanne G
14 May 2017|
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Response from WillS314 | 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 WillS314 | 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 WillS314 | 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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