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Grits Grill

5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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06:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Diner, Deli, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best breakfast on the outer banks . Home made biscuits that are excellent. Great coffee and fast service.

Thank brianbollwage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered this place a year ago, and now I will never miss the chance for breakfast here when in OBX. My first experience was with the Shrimp and Grits, which comes with a bit of sausage gravy, green onions, bacon, and a whole lotta shrimp....More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Reslly.good food and service. A little pricey for breakfast. But, you will definitely not leave hungry and we have never been disappointed by the service. Not a huge place, so expect.to.wait during season or on the weekend

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Best breakfast on the Banks. Worth the wait. I eat here every time I come to Nags Head. The shrimp and grits are amazing.

Thank MenaDance
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Breakfast was a treat! Well cooked breakfast, large portions. We a a few special needs which was acknowledged and honored. The food want fancy but it was good! We will come again

Thank dormanjohnpam
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Had breakfast at this place at the insistence of our friends who lived nearby. Turned out we were not disappointed. Lots of unique and high quality breakfast combinations at more than reasonable prices.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you are looking for large servings of basic diner fare this is your place. Service was friendly and efficient, but the food left something to be desired.

Thank loveswater
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

First time here and it was delicious. The servings were huge and with getting huge portions the price is doable.

Thank RebeccaJ J
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Our breakfast was very good and filling. The waitress was on the mark with everything. We didn't have to ask for anything. They stay busy, but we got our food fast. It's a fun and cheery place to go

Thank mlboone83
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Pretty average diner style dining. We stopped in to get a late breakfast after other options had already switched over to lunch. There aren't a lot of breakfast spots to choose from and many stop serving between 10-11. We're pretty late risers when on vacation....More

Thank jenaye
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2888
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Grits Grill is a decidedly southern place to have a great breakfast or lunch year round. It's open till 2 pm daily. Most of the cooking is done right behind the diner style front counter. Eggs any style, chipped beef, omelettes, hotcakes and of course grits (cooked just about any style) are breakfast specialties and served anytime. Lunch is full of specials, deli offerings and big, juicy burgers. Owned locally. Staff is well known for being warm and friendly. Come have breakfast with us anytime!
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