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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
+1 252-441-6001
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“jamaican jerk” (6 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (21 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Caribbean fusion with a very lively bar. Good place for lunch or dinner, works for kids. A cut above many if he smallish places on the beach.

Thank bwdailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Goombays for the first time in our 15 years of coming to the outer banks and we are sorry that we waited so long! Had one of the best meals we have ever had down here. There were five of us in the...More

Thank juneep53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beachy, kitschy decor; very colorful. Portobello crab cake on mixed greens appetizer was a great lunch! Quick service.

Thank DDPerks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sure the music is loud and the place is colorful and our waitress danced to our table even though there were few in the restaurant. Nothing made up for the worst-prepared “fresh” seafood I’ve ever had. The wahoo was so over cooked that my fork...More

Thank Boatyard_Langley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goombay's has quickly become a favorite of mine at the OBX. Their daily menus are superb and the food is delicious and in sufficient quantities to fill you up. The wait staff are friendly and inviting. The oysters were plump and tasty as always and...More

Thank rebeccalS6462QU
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Well worth the 30 minute wait. Family of 5 shared tasty seafood dishes including coconut shrimp salad, hearty Hatteras clam chowder, seafood kingston (Mahi) with a very tasty coconut sauce and banana, pecan fried grouper with cranberry chutney, and fried oysters. Only dish we didn't...More

Thank 2C2_travel
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Never reviewed Goombay’s , so it was good to be back. Still have that quality seafood and friendly staff. Good selection of craft beers, but it’s mostly bottles and cans. Wings were very good, and the fish tacos are served build them yourself. My wife...More

Thank Xeuropn
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We ate raw oysters and other seafood. Enjoyed the informal atmosphere and reasonable price. Was the beginning of the season, so quiet and not crowded.

Thank David R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Great seafood combo from the one dish, all on one plate: grilled shrimp, salmon and swordfish. All very fresh and tasty. We also tried the gater bites. Staff was friendly and we loved the Goombay Rum Punch! Thank you

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Really enjoyed our visit for lunch. Steamed shrimp & veggies were really great. Crab cake was well done and the clam strips were sweet and tender. Were treated very well by the staff. Had a great time.

Thank RW_family
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Sandy M
13 September 2017|
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Response from KathyOnOBX | Reviewed this property |
This winter, Goombays In Kill Devil Hills will be open almost all year. They are closing from roughly mid-January to mid-February only! Not many restaurants here take that short a winter break! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-6001
  • E-mail
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