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The Dunes Restaurant

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7013 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9056
+1 252-441-1600
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Today
06:30 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
Wed - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast buffet is excellent. Small batches of fruit, sweet breads, eggs, grits, hashbrowns, quiche, bacon, sausage, etc.

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Thank Kim49511
Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't do the buffet. Waitress was great. Country ham was a little salty. Hot cakes were great! Coffee nice and fresh

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Thank tabrdo
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there this morning. My wife had the French toast I got the breakfast buffet. The service was great waitress was friendly and attentive. My only issue really was no eggs on the buffet. I did make 2 trips up thinking maybe they were making more. The food was really good though loved the cream chip beef, French toast sticks,... More 

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Thank Dfreeman81
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband and I have been here several times for breakfast. Saturdays and Sundays they have a breakfast buffet and we have also ordered from the menu for breakfast. We have not been for lunch or dinner, but I did hear that they have good choices then as well.

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Thank DLW0517
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was perfect. Food was perfect. Bloody Mary's were perfect. What more can you ask for besides a gift shop...oh they have that too and it is also perfect !! This will be my new favorite place to eat breakfast.

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Thank UrMomsSidePiece
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the family go here alot and we always have a grate time. We really love the breakfast Buffet when its up they don't keep it up all the time like they do during the summer but its ok the breakfast is really good

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Thank Dave V
Midlothian, Virginia
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great breakfast buffet on weekends and dinner menu had a great selection of foods. plenty of seating and great staff.

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Thank William F
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The atmosphere was fabulous for our last night at Nags Head. Quiet, so we could hear our own conversation. We ordered a large combination platter to share. Within a blink of an eye, it was brought out for us. It was like magic. We will go there on our next trip.

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Thank Joyce D
Blacksburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Dunes is a great Restaurant! I highly recommend it, especially if you have a large group! I had a group of 31 people and the Dunes Restaurant made it easy for us to make a reservation and get in and out. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the food was delicious! They were so good, we had... More 

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Thank mitchesj20
Gloucester, Virginia
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. For breakfast you can order off the menu or enjoy the buffet on weekends for $ 12.99. This place seats a lot of people, and it has 5 different seating sections. For dinners they have steaks and seafood, with many other dishes. It also has a gift shop where you can buy tee shirts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 12:00
Monday
06:30 - 12:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 12:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7013 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9056
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-1600
Description
This local, Outer Banks restaurant is now in it's 34th anniversary season. That's probably why it's called a 'Nags Head Tradition' by locals. Open for breakfast and dinner daily. Weekends - spring and fall - and daily in the summer season, there's a robust fruit and breakfast bar plus some whopping good breakfast platters. Specialties are real southern cooking - like fried chicken. Also a specialty - local, Outer Banks seafood - broiled, fried, and always good. Steaks and prime rib round out the dinner menu. The "R" Bar is great for a late night meal or a special drink. And if all this isn't enough, there's Roxie's Retail - great, flirty finds for your home or wardrobe. It's a family run organization that is glad to welcome locals and vacationers alike.

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