Fodor's Expert Review Blue Moon Beach Grill

$$$ Nags Head Seafood Fodor's Choice

“Once in a blue moon, you have to taste life on a sandbar," says the sign over the bar at this small, quirky, and locally popular restaurant set in a small strip center. The generously portioned fresh seafood and Southern comfort food, lively vibe, friendly bartenders, and an open kitchen make first-timers feel at home and keep regulars returning. There's no ocean view, but it won't matter when you bite into a mahi taco or perfect fillet of flounder. Try the Truckstop, panfried pork loin with potatoes and gravy.

This is one of the few OBX restaurants open every day, all year long.

Seafood Lively Lunch Dinner $$$ Fodor's Choice Service

Quick Facts

4104 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, North Carolina  27959, USA


Known For:
  • Chef-driven, moderately priced seafood
  • Fun, local bar scene
  • Authentic, not tourist-driven vibe
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations not accepted

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