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Sooey's BBQ

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3919 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9279
+1 252-449-6465
11:00 - 21:00
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North Port, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Traditionally good barbecue and brisket. Make sure you ask about the specials, they are always wonderful selections. Great service great food, great combination

Thank robert r
west alexander pa
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The brisket sandwich was excellent, my husband had the pink and liked it, fresh buns, good coleslaw. The service was quick and friendly. Overall nothing fancy but perhaps the best-cooked brisket I ever had!

Thank Lisa B
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service! Showed up (without knowing) 5 minutes before closing but the cook, Mike, insisted we stay and eat. We ordered ribs, brisket, BBQ, cornbread and muffins, collards and okra. Everything was outstanding and we will definitely be back next time we are in Nags Head. Very appreciative of him taking his time to allow us to... More 

Thank Tiffany T
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small place across Hwy-158 from Jockey's Ridge & next door to Kitty Hawk Kites. A small area of seating indoors with a separate bar area & a large seating area outside with some covered by the deck.

Thank Zeke T
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kinds words! We are gearing up for a great season, come back and see us! More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and a quick dinner. Denise was such a friendly and delightful person, every restaurant should have one of her around. The food was great and the cold beer was even better. Even the Cook Steve even came out and checked to see if my meal was good. Told him it was awesome.

Thank Wes N
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments, love our staff! Come back soon! More 

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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Sooey's is what you expect from a good BBQ restaurant. It is a smallish place across from Jockey's Ridge State Park. While I wasn't impressed with their Carolina Pork, their brisket may be the best I've ever had. Their sides are very good (I recommend the collards) and hush puppies are great especially with Sooey's honey butter. The chicken fingers... More 

Thank Daniel C
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, come back and see us soon! More 

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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Food is very good but is now it's not as family friendly as it used to be. It is now more of a bar atmosphere than family oriented. However, if you are a couple looking for good food and spirits this may be the place.

Thank UPSdude
Weehawken, New Jersey
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698 reviews
413 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is my 6th trip to OBX, and I've had a lot of BBQ. Sooey's is by far the most fun one to say and the most conveniently located for all the towns. The staff was very friendly and the food was excellent. My only gripe, and the rest of my family agreed, is that the sauce was just not... More 

Thank psudino
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome BBQ Sandwich and Slaw. The BBQ had just enough heat to give it a nice kick. Delicious, really delicious.

Thank Ashley F
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you see you again soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place is delicious. The brisket is awesome. Love the corn bread. We did the sampler platter amd yiu get yons of the food. We had great service by our server Mike...we will be back!

Thank Kelly B
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and we will be sure to tell Mike! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3919 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9279
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-6465

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?