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Grits Grill

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5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
06:00 - 14:00
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grits Grill offers great breakfast choices and a fine omelet. Staff is awesome! I have eaten breakfast at Grits Grill at least once a month. Will continue to do so. Have gotten lunch to go a couple of times, great sandwiches & wraps

Thank Jonathan C
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full disclosure, I'm not a big fan of Grits. But my son and I popped into this restaurant in the shopping mall near to Fresh Markets, even though the name of the restaurant is 'Grits Grill'. But what a lovely surprise. Happy, smiling staff (especially Roxy) who offered a warm welcome as we were shown to our table. This is... More 

Thank JeremyPF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have ate here twice this week. The food and service is wonderful. We had the grits and shrimp both times it is a must try.

Thank Jeanie P
Virginia Beach
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was excellent - eggs, bacon, grits, hash brown, pancakes - a perfect breakfast - will always go here when I visit Nags Head!

Thank DCSVirginiaBeach
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both had omelets for lunch. Good sized and prepared well. Reasonable prices and good service. In shopping center, but identifiable from the highway.

Thank Easyflyer
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Yummy and reasonably priced. 15 minute wait was worthwhile :) Creamed chipped beef and eggs and home fries ...scrumptious !

Thank Lynne S
Carthage, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome food with even better service. The location was great not being terribly far from the beach.

Thank Q7367QFjohnh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Blueberry pancakes and awesome grits. This is the spot. Plus delightful service and a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

Thank Dan D
Rocky Mount, NC
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This was our first time at the restaurant. (the restaurant we normally eat breakfast was closed for the season... but heard that they also owned the Grits Grill). We arrived around 10:00a and were shown a table that was dirty. There was trash (both food and paper) under the table and as we looked around, most of the tables needed... More 

Thank rmtraveler5
North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Really good breakfast, we ordered an omelet and country sausage gravy and both plates had plenty of food. They're only open for breakfast and lunch(6am to 2pm). Don't miss out, it's a great meal for the price!

Thank Amy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2888
Grits Grill is a decidedly southern place to have a great breakfast or lunch year round. It's open till 2 pm daily. Most of the cooking is done right behind the diner style front counter. Eggs any style, chipped beef, omelettes, hotcakes and of course grits (cooked just about any style) are breakfast specialties and served anytime. Lunch is full of specials, deli offerings and big, juicy burgers. Owned locally. Staff is well known for being warm and friendly. Come have breakfast with us anytime!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?