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Beachside Bistro

1731 N. VA Dare Trail, MP 7 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
+1 252-441-7126
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
“shrimp” (17 reviews)
“grits” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1731 N. VA Dare Trail, MP 7 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had read many on-line reviews some of which were negative so was leery of going but you never know until you try and it's always fair to form your own opinion. A small place within Sea Ranch Hotel. Very clean and bright. Immediately greeted by...More

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is surprisingly difficult to find a restaurant that is right on the beach. Beachside Bistro fulfills that desire, and serves a good selection of sandwiches, burgers, salads, etc. An early dinner for four was comprised of one burger, one BLT, one crabcake sandwich, and...More

Thank LeeW26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for breakfast this morning and waited 5 minutes to be seated when finally a server told us to seat ourselves (contrary to what the signage instructed). We sat outside and waited about 10 minutes for a server to bring us menus. Once...More

Thank shakeandbake72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sea Ranch Resort and ended several days here with cocktails. The drinks were good the service was ok but it was attached to the resort and it was never busy. My husband ordered the same drink but, got a different variety...More

Thank Deanna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were staying at the sea ranch resort and was able to have dinner on the patio after playing in the ocean. we were still in out swim suits we didn't need to change. The food was very good the server did a great job...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast on last day of vacation. Enjoyed the French toast. Average breakfast fare. Loved the view of the lapping ocean waves over the dunes.

Thank Tamra A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wrote a not very good review a few years ago, and now is the time to update our experience. Again we went on a rainy, blustery night and were told to "sit where you like" as they were not crowded. This in contrast to...More

Thank Yogaphile
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The staff was amazing!! The food was excellent!! One of our favorite places to eat while staying here!!

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were staying at the Sea Ranch (which is the property this is on/adjacent to). We had been going to nicer restaurants but after returning to the hotel after an afternoon of heavy rain, we decided to go here for dinner after the rain ended...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is attached to the hotel but no discounts are offered for patrons of the hotel. The breakfast was very good and the waitstaff was more than pleasant. They have live music on Fri & Sat nights!

Thank VVMomNh
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Shanda B
Do they take reservations?
23 June 2017|
Response from Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they do but it never hurts to call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1731 N. VA Dare Trail, MP 7 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-7126
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The oceanfront, Beachside Bistro inside the Sea Ranch Resort is Open 7 days a week (in season), serving breakfast, lunch & dinner! We offer a menu that focuses on American Coastal Cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere. Dine inside or out with spectacular ocean views. Live music every evening beginning at 6pm .
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