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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

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1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
+1 252-441-6001
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Huntsville
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monday of Thanksgiving week visit. There are probably ten tables in the dining area. Some locals hang out in the bar area and 4-5 tables were occupied in the dining area. Great, friendly service from the wait staff. Appetizers were good and prompt. A very long well stocked beer list. The wife had a delicious shrimp dish with a fantastic... More 

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Thank brasidas6
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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161 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprise it's like a step back onto the islands. Very colorful place, great atmosphere and good food island food. Me and the wife had lunch there it was enjoyable. Service was good pricing was OK, did noticed the dinner menu to have some good dishes that we would've like to try but again we were there for lunch and... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went Here during Happy Hour and totally enjoyed the steamed shrimp and calamari. Both done perfectly and the calamari was not a bit greasy which can be a problem with this dish. The other dish we had, Hatteras style clam chowder, was a disappointment. There was not one clam or even clam bit in the bowl. When I complained the... More 

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Dendron, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Goombays is always a great choice for a meal. I love them crab cakes and my husband enjoys the shrimp quesadilla. We are always treated like family and can never complain about the food or service. Bring your kids and let them find the dolphin in the ceiling or check out the cool murals on the walls. ENJOY!

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Lykens, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Party of four enjoyed a variety of foods from the lunch menu. Portions were good and taste was very good. Service was poor. Young male server could not answer questions about food items, seemed to be in a daze !! But we will return.

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LaPorte, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Best seafood we've found so far. Try the Cabarete shrimp and tuna oscar. Cabarete shrimp Chas a dozen jumbo shrimp in a wonderful garlic cream sauce with a mini loaf of hot bread for dipping. I'm not fond of seafood, but this changed my mind, at least for one night. The tuna oscar was a extra large tuna steak cooked... More 

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Martinsville, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Goombays gets our vote for the best restaurant this trip. It was a last minute decision to try it and we weren't disappointed! Everything was great from the drinks to the dessert!! I had steamed crab legs and shrimp-best I've ever had! And I can't say enough about the delicious homemade cocktail sauce! Just wish they sold it. My husband... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is always a must for our family. No trip to the OBX is complete with out a stop here if they are open. In our 2 plus week visit we had dinner there once, lunch three times and a Sunday Brunch. Just a casual fun place with great drinks and good food!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Chose Goombays for our last night in Kitty Hawk. The interior was colorful and interesting an brought a smile to the toddler we were traveling with. Everyone enjoyed their meals and especially the Alligator appetizer that was shared. The youngster really chowed down the 'gator so we had to eat fast while enjoying the treat. We will eat here again... More 

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East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great service love the sandwiches sit at the bar if you can very clean have tables and chairs also they sell t-shirts we've been coming here for years always a favorite you can't go wrong try it out

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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

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