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Pamlico Jacks

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$$ - $$$
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6708 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9049
+1 252-441-2637
16:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our table tried the fried green tomatoes, she-crab soup, wedge salad and steamed oysters. All were very good. Would definitely return.

Thank Kim49511
Boone, North Carolina
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted scenery and a quiet, romantic atmosphere to celebrate our anniversary and found it at Pamlico Jacks. Watched the sun go down while eating oysters on the half shell, then enjoyed fresh rockfish with roasted vegetables. The waiter was very helpful with menu selections and local stories. Afterwards, we walked along a boardwalk on the premises. Everything meshed together... More 

Thank JoAnnP865
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pamlico Jack's is a place very near and dear to my fiancée's heart. He used to visit Nags Head twice a year with his father before his passing. We make sure to uphold the tradition of a visit every October, and they do not disappoint. There is a pasta item that is no longer on the menu, and the long... More 

Thank Melina J
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pamlico Jacks is a lovely old fashioned restaurant. The rear of the main dining room is large windows that look out on the sound. The view is very picturesque, especially in the evening when the sun is setting. Service is also a nod back to the days of fine dining. The mixed drinks are simply fantastic and creative. I had... More 

Thank zzoaozz
Any City
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Don't expect gourmet food, excellent service, or a WOW menu. But for an ok place for dinner with a view (only if you score a good table) this is an ok dining experience.

Thank Fred F
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We love this restaurant. Go there every time we get to the Outer Banks. GREAT FOOD and DRINKS. The Oysters Rockefeller are Excellent!! I nominate the OBX Hurricane the best drink on the beach!!!

Thank cheryl7024
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great tasting food, be prepared to pay tourist prices. Long wait for seating in high tourism season. Off season usually very little wait. Visit here once a year while in the Outer Banks of NC.

Thank Pam M
Sandston, Virginia
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Pamlico Jack's has been a favorite for years while visiting at the Outer Banks. The she crab soup is to die for as it is so creamy with chunks of lump crab meat and a touch of sherry. unfortunatley, the price of a bowl has increased to $11.00. It is worth the splurge! The seafood is always fresh and the... More 

Thank Claudia L
Whiting, NJ
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The chefs here enjoy what they do and never disappoint. Have been dining here at least twice a year since they opened. It has become our go-to place to bring friends who visit.

Thank travellady43
Baltimore, MD
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Arrived at 5:40pm. Reaturant was not busy at that time; we were seated immediately. After a couple minutes, our server came over to us and we placed drink orders. A few minutes later we ordered food for our toddler (we always get her food order in immediately). Our drinks arrived promptly and were absolutely delicious. My wife and I placed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Bar, American, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6708 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9049
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-2637
Pamlico Jack's Soundfront Restaurant combines the natural beauty and local history of the Outer Banks with delicious island cuisine for a delightfully fun experience. NOW SERVING LUNCH & DINNER!!! We serve fresh Gulf Stream seafood, certified Angus beef, tasty homemade pasta selections in generous portions and delectably decadent desserts. Lighter fare ranging from burgers to sandwiches, soups to salads and a variety of appetizers are also available. You'll certainly have no problem selecting your favorite vintage from our extensive wine list. We have had the honor of receiving the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for well over 20 years in a row. You'll not suffer from dehydration either with our wide selection of beers, micro brews and custom cocktail beverages ranging from Jack's Hideaway Rum Jumper to the frozen Mariners' Mango Pain Killer! Our outdoor Rum Jumpers bar is an authentically replicated pirate ship, complete with sails and rigging, which leads you onto our large open-air soundfront deck with spectacular sunset views and live entertainment.

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