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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cuban steak” (10 reviews)
“gyros” (17 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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We discovered this place through a tourist guide /coupon booklet. After checking them out online, we stopped in for dinner. One nice thing right away is that they are open after 9 for dinner, so we didn't feel rushed coming in after 8. Our entrees...More

Thank doughy_cc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum! Great food, service, fun and friendly spot! Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins represented here! Sometimes a line but VERY worth the wait. The burgers are excellently seasoned!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wait was long but so well worth it - My two daughters and I enjoyed the good food. I had a chicken salad, and my girls had pizza and cuban steak. All three dishes were delicious as well as the warm bread and dipping...More

Thank lmsb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always make Barefoot Bernie's a required stop when we are at the Outer Banks! Great food and a relaxing atmosphere. Serving sizes are good and drink specials make the meal even better!

Thank C9832NXmarcuss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first tried this place in 2012. Both times, we had large groups of 12 or more. The service was ideal both times. (Shannon this year, great job). The food was outstanding and served very quickly. To be able to put out 12 meals for...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a sports bar feel to it. The food is good and not overpriced. One of our OBX favorites

Thank RTA4723JEA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went down south and was looking for something around 830 to eat found bernies, first timers there. got steamed shrimp, fish burritos, st lucia bbq chicken and the pasta Bolognese. food was very good, waitress was friendly and took good care of refills of beer...More

1  Thank Thom e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here because of the TripAdvisor recommendations. It's true the service is friendly and the food good. The size of the portion are big. I can recommend the pizzas.

Thank Reisefee12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took off a star due to the inefficient hostesses who clearly had no idea what they were doing. We were told there was an hour wait regardless of our party size as we were willing to split up to multiple tables and there were open...More

Thank GMRD19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing!!! There was a bit of a wait for dinner because it was Saturday night but with about a dozen televisions playing baseball and football, we barely even noticed. The shrimp and grits were amazing. So much shrimp and such big shrimps...More

Thank jumurphy
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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