Restaurants in Nags Head



Mahi Mahi’s Island Grill

Type: Steak-seafood
Phone: (252) 715-0106
Address: 2217 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC





Sam & Omie’s Restaurant

Type: American
Phone: (252) 441-7366
Address: 7228 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC

Restaurant originally opened on the Outer Banks by a couple of fishermen as a pre-fishing breakfast stop. Sam & Omie's Restaurant in Nags Head maintains its seaside flavor more than 70 years later. The place exudes a barefoot and "beachy" atmosphere and serves up plenty of tasty dishes morning, noon and night, including omelets,hamburgers, club sandwiches and prime rib or seafood dinners.





Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe

Type: Steak-seafood
Phone: (252) 441-5405
Address: 7623 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959

At Lone Cedar Café, we specialize in fresh and local Outer Banks seafood. If you’re craving the freshest fish, clams, crab, shrimp and oysters from local North Carolina waters, you’ll find them at the Lone Cedar Café.



Single Fin

Type: Thai – Sushi
Phone: (252) 715-3983
Address: 2424 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959

Single Fin Bistro Bar & Grill is the first and only hybrid Thai-Sushi restaurant in the Outer Banks by Art Maliyam. Having just opened its doors in June 2017, the Nags Head restaurant is the area’s newest hot spot for both locals and tourists.


Lucky 12 Tavern

Phone: (252) 255-5825
Address: 3308 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959

We offer fun, affordable dining featuring local seafood, local produce, hand pattied burgers, Philly cheesesteaks, New York style pizza, creative salads, amazing wings, boardwalk fries and a kids menu. If you're a beer connoisseur, Lucky 12 features 20 Beers on draft including many North Carolina craft beers and regional special releases along with another 90 beers by the can or bottle.  In addition, we have all ABC permits to serve up your signature drink, or you can pick something tasty from our wine and martini lists.




Sooey’s BBQ and Rib Shack

Type: American
Phone: (252) 449-6465
Address: 3919 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head NC 27959

If you’re looking for delicious and traditional Southern fare in North Carolina, stop by Sooey’s BBQ & Rib Shack.



Owens’ Restaurant 

Type: Fine-dining
Phone: (252) 441-7309
Address: 7114 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head NC 27959

Owens’ Restaurant serves the rich cuisine of the Coastal South, influenced by the provocative culinary flavors of today. Their Nags Head restaurant daily specials and menu highlights are fresh off the boat – seafood and shellfish, Whole Maine lobster, tender aged Angus beef, ribs, pasta, and outrageous homemade desserts. Market availability of seasonal ingredients determines the chef’s choice of nightly specials. 




Dirty Dick’s Crab House

Type: Steak-seafood
Phone: (252) 449-2722
Address: 2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head NC 27959

Their menu obviously features crab, steamed, including snow crab, Alaskan King Crab, Dungeness, and local Blue when available. We also feature non steamed seafood, such as soft shell crab and Maryland style Crab Cakes, other shell fish such as Oysters, Mussels, Clams and Scallops.



The Dunes

Type: American
Phone: (252) 441-1600
Address: 7013 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head NC 27959

The Dunes proudly utilizes sustainable products sourced locally and regionally whenever possible in their support of North Carolina farmers, fishermen and purveyors. They would like to recognize Etheridge Seafood, O'Neals Seafood Market, Fresh Catch, The Captains' Oysters and Kevin O'Neal (softshells) for supplying their local seafood. Additionally, they work with the Jennette Brothers, Greenleaf Farms, Hickory Cross Poultry, The Lost Colony Brewery and many other local and regional suppliers to bring you the best of North Carolina.