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Blue Moon Beach Grill

) #1 of 57 Restaurants in Nags Head $$ - $$$, American, Bar, Seafood
4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
+1 252-261-2583
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went first after reading other reviews. It did not disappoint. As they don't take reservations there was a wait, but three seats opened up at the bar. We had fun enjoying our drinks and meals with the great upbeat staff. I had the shrimp scallop...More

Thank Cynthia O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tucked in a strip mall in Nags Head, the Blue Moon was an interesting first visit for lunch for hubby and I. He had a portobello sandwich with fries, which he pronounced "delicious," accompanied by draft Blue Moon beer--a favorite. He ordered a desert--key lime...More

Thank greyhairedwanderer
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you will be back. Its good to hear your waiter, Nate was a delight. Sorry you didn't like your scallop/seaweed appetizer. We don't add salt to that dish and I can only guess the scallops were naturally salty from...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I rarely give excellent reviews but Blue Moon deserves it. I had been before for lunch and dinner was even better. It was a Saturday night so we did have to wait 30 minutes, it's a small place, but so worth it. We got blue...More

Thank Rebecca B
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Rebecca B, thanks! Our mussels are very popular, as well as our fried green tomato app. I am delighted to hear you will put us on the "go back to" list. Safe travels............cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent seafood. Great selection. Nice atmosphere. Good selection of wines a beers. Would highly recommend

Thank Heather M
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Thank you Heather M. We appreciate your business and your recommendation. Cheers and bon appetit!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times and never disappointed. Very friendly staff and great food. Great atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting you often. We appreciate your endorsement of our staff, food, and atmosphere. Chers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third visit and again very happy great food attentive servers and creative menu. Not fancy but well worth the visit.

1  Thank daderdoc
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hat trick...........three times......thank you, thank you and thank you. Cheers and bon appetit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there about 6 on a tues. and waited about 20 minutes; it was actually a little less than what they told us it would be. It is a relatively small restaurant with limited seating so we might would have felt a little rushed...More

Thank r0bche
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Thanks r0bche, we appreciate your business. Believe me, we want NO ONE to feel rushed.....ever. I am glad to hear that you will return to try more menu items. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 45 minute wait , we ordered ...me salad and cauliflower soup, companions monk fish plate and fried oysters...loved the soup! And oysters and fish very tasty. Will go again.

1  Thank Edentonlady
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey Edentonlady, I am delighted to hear you will come again. Cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was awesome. If you were just driving by you'd barely even know there was a restaurant back there, but man you should stop in! The crab cakes were to die for, the dessert and appetizers were equally as good!

Thank Kristy P
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Kristy P, thanks for not driving by us. Yes, we are tucked into the corner and we are easy to miss. Hearing you say that we have awesome food is music to my ears. Thank you and cheers and bon appetit!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is definitely a well-oiled machine in place here during busy times, and we got in and ate a light dinner here one evening during our recent trip to the OBX. The staff TO A PERSON - from the hostesses, to waitresses, to the short...More

Thank David K
Will S, Owner at Blue Moon Beach Grill, responded to this review

Hey David K, thank you so much for your thoughtful review. Yes, I would like to think we are a well-oiled machine. We have a great management staff that work tirelessly to keep a million balls in the air........and believe me, there are a million...More

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Jeanne G
Are reservations needed or suggested? How busy are you usually on the evening of Mothers Day?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
We do not take reservations at Blue Moon. As with all restaurants with good food, we will be busy. Sister restaurant Blue Water does take reservations and may have a very few openings. Cheers and bon Appetite.....Happy... More
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James W
Do you have just fried fish (flounder,trout,ect) been coming to the outer banks for more than 65 years and its getting harder to find just fried sea food.Are you open this weekend?THANKS, DANNY
16 February 2017|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our menu varies but we do have fried fish. We are open and look forward to you. Cheers and bon appetit!
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travelerDanville_va
do you have flourless chocolate cake ? Seems like I read a review that mentioned it, bu I don't see desserts on your on-line menu.
26 October 2016|
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Response from Will S | Property representative |
Our desserts are freshly baked daily. We don't always have the same offerings, however, the flourless cake often is offered. I can't guarantee it, but Ibcan guarantee what we have will be fresh. Cheers and bon appetit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4104 S Virginia Dare Trl # 16, Nags Head, NC 27959-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2583
Description
Blue Moon Beach Grill is located at MP 13 in sunny, downtown Nags Head. We are just down the road from Jockey's Ridge in Surfside Plaza. We are open 7 days a week from 11:30 AM till 9:00 PM. Our goal is to provide each customer with a "once in a blue moon" dining experience.