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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tuna tacos” (18 reviews)
“wedge salad” (5 reviews)
“crab balls” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every tine we come here, we are stuffed when we split! The softshell crab special tonight was delicious! Local crabs. My wife had the steamer combo and that was chock full of yumminess! Damian, the bartender is ALWAYS spectacular! If you are at the OBX,...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant got such great reviews. My husband and I went here on a Friday night we both got the grouper stuffed with crab and we both gagged We couldn't eat it. It was so fishy and it was $$. We went home and ate...More

Thank mochalatee
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and a lot of it. Good service, clean seating, great service, fast, efficient resturant. Good place

Thank mountainwilliamWv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally tried this place. So glad we did. Crab dip and homemade pita chips. Fish and chips with mahi. Great drink menus. Really great waiter. Really a great place

Thank Jwpvt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked the atmosphere and great, friendly service. Didn't particularly care for my dinner. Ordered the pecan crusted fried grouper which didn't have much flavor. However, the sides were very good. I would return here and give another try.

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gone here a couple of times. Sort of got the impression they prefer their locals and friends. It's very Aussie in style and delivery. The food was very different that usual American fare, but it was very good! It's really a pub with food....More

Thank NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Goombays on our trips to OBX for many years. In recent years it has become our must go to restaurant with another family and our combined six kids. Kids love the drinks that come with little toys. Atmosphere is fun...More

Thank news517
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very good and friendly. Busy restaurant but not hurried and nice atmosphere. Good list of beers. Short list of wines but good. Lots of other drinks from the bar. Had fried grouper - was good but I have had better. Clam chowder was...More

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the best food we had during our vacation. Everything was done to perfection and the service was wonderful. Will be going back many more times!

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch, and the crab quesadilla was wonderful. My wife tried the soft shell crab for the first time, and was happy that she did. The restaurant is decorated like some place you might find in the Caribbean--fun and festive.

Thank John J
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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