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Grits Grill

5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Deli, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We ate here twice on our trip, as it was very close to our condo. Wonderful grits, service was very fast, friendly staff... our favorite of the trip!

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Serves breakfast and lunch. Big portions. Average prices.Good salads too. Located beside the hospital.

Thank tammy o
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Friendly staff. Priced average or slightly below. Very good value. Sausage Gravy and biscuits was outstanding. They wife ordered the "Kiss My Grits" breakfast and she gives it 2 thumbs up.

Thank SoMdBoy
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We have been hooked on Grits Griddle since our first breakfast there many years ago. The service is friendly and quick, and the portions are huge and delicious. We have referred many friends and they all love it too. They are opened daily from 6...More

Thank Marva N
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Over the years, we frequented Grits Grill for breakfast and lunch. The food has always been good and they improved the restaurant over the years. A definite stop when you're in the Outer Banks.

Thank debhoho0723
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Had the eggs (scrambled) fluffy (huge) biscuit, sausage patty and hash browns. Had to come back again the next day for a repeat. It was THAT good. Great coffee, fast service. Large portions and great value.

Thank Shabbysign03
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Grits Grill has been a family favorite since we first ate there, shortly after moving to the Outer Banks in 1999. The daily breakfast and lunch specials are always a great value. Shrimp and Grits, Omelettes, Breakfast Wrap, breakfast combos... all great! Service is fast...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Good alternative to the long lines at the pancake houses. Full breakfast & lunch menu. Country ham is center cut and grits are good. Try the chicken salad sandwich for lunch. Food, service and prices are good.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Six of us stopped morning of OBX Marathon. Service was quick and pleasant. Variety of dishes tried. Omelet good, French Toast good, pancakes fair. Star of the show was the excellent grits. How appropriate

Thank Don R
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Now this was absolutely the best breakfast ever eaten on the Outer Banks. Huge portions, Bacon cooked perfectly, hashbrown were amazing and the eggs cooked just right! Would recommend to anyone. After all the years, finally tried it!

Thank Susan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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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