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Sam & Omie's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7228 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9128
+1 252-441-7366
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Stafford, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the wait can look crazy but once seated and get your food you will realize the food is worth it. So much on the plate I could not eat it all but so damn good. We tried to go both days.

Thank beckyevansevans2016
Potomac Falls, Virginia
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every summer over the last 25 years I can count on Sam and Omies tho be there and just as good as it's always been. All the good is good. We've never had a problem with any order or server. Summer months will usually be crowded in the evening.

Thank Vince G
Painesville, Ohio
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place that most locals visit for breakfast and lunch. We've been going to the OBX for over 8 years now and always visit this place to enjoy breakfast and/or lunch. Food quality is good, service is personable and prices are reasonable. This is a must visit if your planning on being in Nags Head.

Thank bigohdawg
Hampton, Virginia
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great breakfast before fishing also good for lunch and dinner. Bee going to S & O for over 50 years. Always a fun place.

Thank stevieforsure
Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

First impressions are everything to me, and this friendly little pub that appears to be a hangout for local fisherman. If your not a local you might not feel comfortable there in my opinion. I stopped by and they were friendly and got a fantastic Spaghetti Dinner special. I was so impressed I came back the next night and it... More 

1 Thank gmarker
Forest, VA, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A must stop for at least one breakfast or lunch in particular. Great food and friendly staff with " Old Nags Head" charm.

Thank Earl F
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch just before thanksgiving. Wanting a good warm seafood chowder. Maybe I'm missing something about local foods but their clam chowder is a broth-based (not creamy new-England style or tomato Manhattan style). I didn't care for it but my son & mother liked it. Their house salad was just iceberg (nothing really green) but it did have tomatoes... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We used to be able to find places like Sam & Omie’s scattered all over the Carolina coast, but they are few and far between these days. Lines stretch out the door even in the off season for good reason. The Hatteras Clam Chowder is the best example we know of the broth-based – no tomatoes and no cream—style that... More 

Thank Bob T
Durango, Colorado
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Crowded but a simple good breakfast nothing out of the ordinary. Good family place. I can't comment outside the eggs benedict which my boyfriend said was a rich hollendaise sauce...can't go wrong. I enjoyed the hashbrowns. Just enough onion, not crisp tasted fresh not drenched in oil.

Thank gigity2015
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The family had a late lunch, very busy with many locals at the bar. Waitress was very friendly with good recommendations. Shrimp burger and mahi-mahi bites were great. Nice atmosphere with lots of local pictures decorating the place, definitely not a chain restaurant. Would eat here again.

Thank Travis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7228 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9128
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-7366

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