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Barefoot Bernie's Bar & Grill

3730 N Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 4 1/2, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9208
+1 252-261-1008
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (9 reviews)
“jerk pork” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3730 N Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 4 1/2, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9208
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1 - 10 of 879 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If I had to do over probably wouldn't eat at this restaurant again. We visited for dinner on a Friday evening, long wait (about an hour). Food was mediocre. I had the chicken jambalaya which was pretty bland. Not a terrible place to eat but...More

Thank AmberHT
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice little spot. Had a great dinner. Menu has large selections something for everyone in the family. Would be sure to eat here again if ever returning to the Outer Banks

Thank Vtwinbmx
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As someone who is gluten free, finding restaurants with gluten free or sensitive menus can be difficult and stressful on vacation. Barefoot Bernies is one of the most gluten free friendly restaurants I found in OBX. And guess what....the good was full of flavor and...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Barefoot Bernie's is definitely one of the best restaurants in the Outer Banks, despite the long waits during the summer. There's a good selection of local and regional beers on tap and the food is always good. While the service is always quick, you never...More

Thank Jos_H_USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was absolutely terrible. I truly do NOT like to write bad reviews and I have even waited a few days before writing this. I was embarrassed and appalled at the service I received. The waitress wouldn't even let us finish a sentence before she...More

1  Thank RFulton2008
barefootbernies, Manager at Barefoot Bernie's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

While we appreciate you taking the time to review your experience, we are quite surprised to see such a negative review of our restaurant. We certainly wish we could've been given the opportunity to correct the situation on the spot and to investigate what may...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had the crab legs and I had a chicken salad. Both were good. The service was good as well.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our extended family here for dinner. We had a long wait but that's normal for summertime at the beach. We had kids' meals, linguini, steak salad, steamed shrimp, pizza, burgers, and the triple dip as an appetizer. All tasted great- the bread that came...More

Thank Steff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Barefoot Bernie's offers a nice laid back atmosphere, good service, and delicious food. For an app, I'd recommend the cheesy chips as that was our favorite out of the ones we ordered. The house beer by Lost Colony was a solid pale ale and worth...More

Thank Drovath57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the places we love to get food from. It's good to see all the Pittsburgh sports items. The food is very good and the staff is really nice. It's nice to see the locals come to the bar so you don't...More

Thank tom r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and staff! We travel to obx every year and are always looking for fun restaurants with quality service. This exceed those loved this place and my glass was never empty! Definitely recommend any app they are all very good! We will definitely be...More

Thank Lauren N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 N Croatan Hwy, Mile Post 4 1/2, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-1008
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Specializing in exquisite and refreshing island cuisine in a classy yet casual tropical ambience, Barefoot Bernie's Tropical Grill & Bar has become a true destination on the Outer Banks restaurant circuit.
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