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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
+1 252-441-6001
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“jamaican jerk” (6 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (21 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never reviewed Goombay’s , so it was good to be back. Still have that quality seafood and friendly staff. Good selection of craft beers, but it’s mostly bottles and cans. Wings were very good, and the fish tacos are served build them yourself. My wife...More

Thank Xeuropn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate raw oysters and other seafood. Enjoyed the informal atmosphere and reasonable price. Was the beginning of the season, so quiet and not crowded.

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood combo from the one dish, all on one plate: grilled shrimp, salmon and swordfish. All very fresh and tasty. We also tried the gater bites. Staff was friendly and we loved the Goombay Rum Punch! Thank you

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit for lunch. Steamed shrimp & veggies were really great. Crab cake was well done and the clam strips were sweet and tender. Were treated very well by the staff. Had a great time.

Thank RW_family
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at Goombays with young kids and two adults. Both the food and the atmosphere were great - the kids LOVED the drinks with prize sharks...a unique take on keeping kids entertained. I ordered the Caberete Shrimp and Goombay Smash and was VERY happy with...More

Thank Trish R
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Goombays is huge fun! The seafood was awesome, sat at the with friends and enjoyed the cold beer! Picked at the boil and had a ton of laughs with the bartender

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very unique menu and you will be happily pleased. Seafood is ALWAYS fresh very close to seafood retail/WHOLESALE store on the first big curve on Collington Road. “Local as it gets!”

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Haven’t eaten here in ages and wanted to brink our teenager to try out the fun drinks with toys! Loved my tiki drink and adding to my collection! She enjoyed the Rasta Pasta, while I loved my shrimp with garlic and cream sauce, and my...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Goombays has been on my wife’s short list for a long time. It is a popular restaurant for a reason: consistent good food and service at a fair price. It was strange therefore to have the room almost to ourselves Sunday afternoon, even in the...More

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We walked in 30 minutes before closing in low season. The hostess and waitress assured us we were fine and the kitchen would accommodate. They were a delight the entire time. The food was better than expected. Recommend.

Thank NoIberostarFan
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Sandy M
13 September 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
This winter, Goombays In Kill Devil Hills will be open almost all year. They are closing from roughly mid-January to mid-February only! Not many restaurants here take that short a winter break! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7937
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-6001
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