Pizzazz Pizza Company

Located on the Outer Banks since 1986, Pizzazz Pizza recently opened its latest restaurant in Nags Head, at the Shoppes at 10.5 off the Bypass at Milepost 10.5. With eight wooden and vinyl booths, checkerboard tile floors and two big screen TVS inside, as well as a couple of tables outside, the eatery presents a nice atm...

Snow Bird Burgers and Cones

Painted in bright primary color stripes, this little ice cream & food stand on the Beach Road has a long history in Nags Head. Until 1954, it was located near the spot where a kid-sized castle still stands at Jockey’s Ridge. Depending on the direction of the wind, the castle disappears under sand for years at a...

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When you need a fresh and custom sub sandwich your way, you can always rely on Subway. With more than 34,000 locations around the world, you no doubt have experienced this successful fast food chain and no why it’s so popular. Quality food at a great price is what customer s have come to expect from this sand...

Front Porch Cafe

Front Porch Cafe is a locally-owned coffee shop where you can get your caffeine (or decaf!) fix while enjoying a pastry or cookie and surfing the free wifi. You’ll be in good company too, as this coffee shop is a favorite place for locals and visitors. In the age of Starbucks, mom and pop coffe...

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Miller's Waterfront Restaurant

Since 1978, Miller’s has served Outer Banks residents and visitors at this family eatery with a gorgeous view of the Roanoke Sound.  After damage from Hurricane Irene in 2012, the restaurant underwent extensive restoration. There’s plenty of window seats to watch the windsurfers, sailors, and kiteboarder...

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Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen, endearlingly called “DQ” by fans, is a soft serve ice cream and restaurant chain serving tasty eats, treats and beverages.  For lunch and dinner, the menu offers a variety of items and combo meals including burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and fries. Popular favorites...

Mulligan's Raw Bar & Grille

Located at Milepost 13 in Nags Head, across from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, we have unbelievable views from our second floor deck of the Atlantic Ocean and the historic Nags Head cottages. As a matter of fact, we don’t believe that you can truly unwind until you’ve ordered an Orange Crush on the deck at...

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The Dunes Restaurant

The Dunes is a favorite local restaurant that’s been in business since 1982 and keeps reinventing itself. And each time, it gets even better.  In the last few years, it’s embraced the local food movement, and always tries to use local seasonal produce and fresh Outer Banks seafood in its dishes. Already ...

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Tortuga's Lie Shellfish Bar and Grill

Located across the street from the Atlantic Ocean, Tortuga’s Lie, at Milepost 11 off the Beach Road,  is a little treasure of the Outer Banks that has been a year-round local haunt since 1989, and a favorite annual stop for loyal visitors.  It’s seldom that the parking lot is empty at Tortuga's or t...

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Dunkin' Donuts

If you’re coming to OBX from the north, you know Dunkin’ Donuts has a cult following for this breakfast delight. Donuts, coffee, bagels and sandwiches are what Dunkin’ Donuts does best. And you can get your fix right here on the sandbar.Breakfast is served all day and convenient drive thru will ke...

Yellow Submarine

Established in 1976 in Nags Head, Yellow Submarine was the first eatery on the Outer Banks to offer oven-baked subs. Since then, the menu has expanded considerably to include hand-tossed pizza with fresh sauce and Philly or chicken cheesesteaks. Pizzas range from veggie to classic white, Greek, BBQ chicken, Meat Monster ...

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Taiko Japanese Restaurant

Since 2000, Taiko, located on the north wing of Outer Banks Mall,  has served exceptional Japanese cuisine to sushi lovers and those who appreciate an interesting Asian twist to vegetarian, seafood, meat, noodles and rice dishes. Under new ownership in 2012, the restaurant ‘s goal is "to continue to provide th...

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Red Drum Grille and Taphouse

Red Drum Tap House has become a Nags Head tradition for locals & visitors alike. For over 10 years, we’ve offered a hearty fare in a casual & relaxed atmosphere complimented by a great selection of 18 micro and domestic beers on tap. Locally owned & operated, we provide only the freshest local seafood s...

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie is chain restaurant with a healthy bent that fits well with the Outer Banks’ outdoor livin’ –and- lovin’ -it lifestyle. With a mission to provide a meal made with fresh, natural and premium ingredients, the eatery offers a range of interesting and delicious gourmet salads, bistro...

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Miller's Seafood and Steakhouse

Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse in Kill Devil Hills is an Outer Banks dining tradition, a breakfast and dinner favorite. It’s also a Miller family tradition, a business where two generations have worked side by side, blending family values and warm hospitality with a strong commitment to quality and excelle...

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Pamlico Jack's

Dubbed a “pirate hideaway," Pamlico Jack’s has fun with the buccaneer theme while still serving up a tasty meal in a beautiful setting. With its location on the Roanoke Sound, it’s pretty much guaranteed that most dinner guests will see a gorgeous sunset. The restaurant serves a full range of appetizers...

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Lucky 12 Tavern

Lucky 12 Tavern, located at Milepost 12 Beach Road has everything a great restaurant and bar should have: great food, great beverages, tons of personality and lots of TV's.  Lucky 12 prides itself on serving the freshest North Carolina Seafood and Locally Sourced Produce.  Other dining options includ...

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Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern

A local favorite for 25 years, Kelly’s  is the one of the few places to go on the Outer Banks where you can have an early dinner, stay for a few drinks and then dance until the wee hours on a wonderful wooden dance floor. Dinner offerings include mouth-watering appetizers like Oysters Rockefeller or Cajun gril...

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