Sooner or later, you’ll need a break from the beach in Nags Head. Your stomach will start to growl and you’ll begin to look for the nearest trusted restaurant. Thankfully, you won’t have to look far, because there are more than a few excellent Nags Head restaurants. Great seafood is in abundance here, but you can also find pizza, sandwiches, and more. For a meal sure to satisfy, head to any of these Nags Head restaurants!

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The Best Restaurants in Nags Head

Blue Moon Beach Grill

It’s no coincidence that Blue Moon Beach Grill is at the top of this list! Ranked the best of Nags Head Restaurants on both TripAdvisor and Yelp, this Nags Head eatery serves up a scrumptious spread of seafood and more. Order the Mahi Mahi BLT or Crab Cake sandwich, and wash it down with a craft beer.

Tortugas’ Lie

We promise that we aren’t lying when we tell you that Tortugas’ Lie is one the best restaurants in Nags Head. Want proof? It’s not in the pudding, it’s in the Hatteras Style Chowder, the fish tacos, the Alaskan Snow Crab, and the rest of the items on their lunch and dinner menus.

Slice Pizzeria

You’re getting a piece of the Nags Head area’s best pie when you order from Slice Pizzeria. Order by the slice, or jump into a 16” Chicago Style or Baked Ziti pizza. Their menu also includes other Italian staples like Chicken Parmigiana and Sausage & Peppers.

Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant

There’s dining, and then there’s waterfront dining at one of the most established Nags Head restaurants. Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant has been serving the people of Nags Head for over 30 years with BBQ shrimp, Pamlico flounder, scallops, and a whole haul of other entrees. Plus, you don’t want to miss out on The Waterfront Sunset Bar & Grill, Miller’s brand new, upper-level addition.

Owens’ Restaurant

In operation since 1946, this local favorite is the place to eat when you’re looking for some of the finest seafood in town. Owens’ specialty dishes include Pecan Crusted Scallops, North Atlantic Salmon, and Yellowfin Tuna. Or, try one of their “Coastal Comforts” creations like Jumbo Lump Crabcake and Coconut Shrimp. No matter what you order, you can’t go wrong.

New York Pizza Pub

Pizza, pasta, shrimp and steak – it’s all cooked up in the kitchen at New York Pizza Pub. But if you’re there, you owe it to yourself to order a pie. After all, that’s what this place is all about. Order a hand-tossed pizza with toppings of your choice, or try a specialty pizza, like the Spinach Romana.

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