New York Pizza Pub | Nags Head, NC

New York Pizza Pub
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New York Pizza Pub

2217 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-2660
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Since 2003, The New York Pizza Pub in Nags Head has been a hub for not only grabbing delicious brick oven pizza and tasty pasta, but also for watching sports games, dancing the night away, and listening to great live with entertainment! Located right on the bypass in central Nags Head, their spacious seating area and relaxed environment makes it easy to bring your whole group for a delicious dinner.

Greentail’s Seafood Market and Kitchen | Nags Head, NC

Greentail's Seafood Market in Nags Head

Greentail’s Seafood Market and Kitchen

3200 South Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-715-6300
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A must-visit on your next visit to the Outer Banks, Greentail’s is all about showcasing fresh, local seafood. Located in the Pirates’ Quay shopping center, this fish market doubles as a kitchen that serves up some of the best lunch on the Outer Banks, hands down. Offering a great combination of classics (think fried flounder and hushpuppies) to more modern fare (poke, shrimp noodle bowls), Greentail’s has something for everyone.

Woo Casa | Nags Head, NC

Woo Casa Kitchen in Nags Head, nC

Woo Casa Kitchen

4900 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-715-0089
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A fresh addition to the Nags Head dining scene, Woo Casa has created quite the buzz for their inspired, flavorful menu. With a menu focused on in-season ingredients, local seafood, and perfectly seasoned dishes, it’s obvious that the food at Woo Casa is thoughtful and made with love. Dine in or order to-go, and enjoy everything from poke bowls, to tacos, to Bahn Mi!

Nags Head Pizza Co | Nags Head, NC

Nags Head Pizza Co

Nags Head Pizza Co

7531 S Va Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-715-3455
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Serving up a fresh twist on your neighborhood pizza join, Nags Head Pizza Co is proving to be THE spot for one of the best pies on the beach. With two locations (Nags Head Causeway and their newer restaurant in Kitty Hawk), they’ve got creative dishes that everyone in your group will love. Their pizzas are to die for, and they’re conscious about all dietary restrictions. Gluten free pies, vegan pies, and unique salads all grace the menu. Order take out for your vacation if you’re not up for cooking one night!

Owens’ Restaurant | Nags Head, NC

Owens’ Restaurant

Owens’ Restaurant

7114 S Virginia Dare Trail,
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-7309
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Owens’ is defined by Outer Banks tradition — the restaurant is the oldest in North Carolina that has been in the same location and owned by the same family since it opened in 1946! They are known for their great seafood (with as much sourced locally as possible) and generous portions. Call ahead for groups of 5 or more. Photo courtesy of Owens’ Restaurant Facebook Page.

The Spot | Nags Head, NC

The Spot

The Spot

2805 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27927
252-453-4000
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Looking to beat the heat with a healthy snack? The Spot is the SPOT for fresh fruit smoothies, açaí bowls, and other tasty treats. Our favorite is the “Avalon Bowl” with banana, strawberry, blueberries, honey, granola, and coconut. Located on the bypass in Nags Head, it’s a great post-beach stop to cool down.

Surfin Spoon’ | Nags Head, NC

Surfin’ Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar

Surfin Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar

2408 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-7873
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Former pro surfer Jesse Hines and his radical wife Whitney are the friendly owners of this beloved Outer Banks fro-yo hangout. Located on the Beach Road in Nags Head, Surfin Spoon is sweet, inside and out! The cute one story bungalow houses around ten rotating flavors of yogurt with all the toppings you could dream up, as well as the tastiest homemade ice cream sandwiches in town.

Morning View Coffee House | Nags Head, NC

Morning View Coffee House

Morning View Coffee House

2707 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-4474
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Serving up lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and delicious bakery treats, Morning View Coffee House is a cozy spot for your morning cup of joe. They roast their beans in-house, so the place smells amazing. Local surf art on the walls creates a relaxed ambiance, and the staff is always friendly and smiling! Grab a bag of beans to go for a unique Outer Banks souvenir.

Pamlico Jack’s | Nags Head, NC

Pamlico Jack’s

Pamlico Jack’s

6708 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-2637
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Seafood, sound views, and a nautical pirate vibe make Pamlico Jack’s a fun spot for families looking to dine out in Nags Head. The expansive open dining room highlights views from almost every table, and outdoor summer entertainment can be enjoyed most nights of the week in-season. A pirate ship is built into the south side of the building, making this place a hit for kids. The menu focuses on seafood, steak, burgers, and island-inspired cocktails. Reservations are recommended if you’re a large group.

Tale of the Whale | Nags Head, NC

Tale of the Whale

Tale of the Whale

7575 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-7332
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Located directly on the soundfront in Nags Head, Tale of the Whale has been proudly serving the Outer Banks since 1980! A favorite feature is their regular offering of live music during high season – they’ve got local talent playing almost every night of the week. Serving dinner only, Tale of the Whale specializes in seafood, but there is something for every palate on this extensive menu, which also includes steaks, chicken, salad, pasta, etc.