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Sam & Omie's Restaurant

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7228 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9128
+1 252-441-7366
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Forest, VA, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A must stop for at least one breakfast or lunch in particular. Great food and friendly staff with " Old Nags Head" charm.

Thank Earl F
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch just before thanksgiving. Wanting a good warm seafood chowder. Maybe I'm missing something about local foods but their clam chowder is a broth-based (not creamy new-England style or tomato Manhattan style). I didn't care for it but my son & mother liked it. Their house salad was just iceberg (nothing really green) but it did have tomatoes... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We used to be able to find places like Sam & Omie’s scattered all over the Carolina coast, but they are few and far between these days. Lines stretch out the door even in the off season for good reason. The Hatteras Clam Chowder is the best example we know of the broth-based – no tomatoes and no cream—style that... More 

Thank Bob T
Durango, Colorado
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Crowded but a simple good breakfast nothing out of the ordinary. Good family place. I can't comment outside the eggs benedict which my boyfriend said was a rich hollendaise sauce...can't go wrong. I enjoyed the hashbrowns. Just enough onion, not crisp tasted fresh not drenched in oil.

Thank gigity2015
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The family had a late lunch, very busy with many locals at the bar. Waitress was very friendly with good recommendations. Shrimp burger and mahi-mahi bites were great. Nice atmosphere with lots of local pictures decorating the place, definitely not a chain restaurant. Would eat here again.

Thank Travis H
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

While heading back from a business trip, we stopped by for a late breakfast. Had the buttermilk pancakes with eggs. Great coffee, food, service and people.

Thank Jackattack7051
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Short trip to OBX. Had our best meal here. Every visit is a treat. We are never disappointed with the food. Value and quality is outstanding.

Thank Charlene C
Southern MD
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us visited for a late lunch on a monday. Restaurant isn't large, and while we were there, the dining room filled with what appeared to be several groups of local patrons. Server let me know not to expect New England creamy clam chowder because "you're in the Outer Banks, not New England." When I hesitated, she brought me... More 

Thank muse_clio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Always excellent food and service. The Clam Chowder is amazing. Have never had a bad meal at Sam and Omie's.

Thank Pete K
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went here yesterday my family always comes here in summer when we take our family vacation. My wife and I visited by ourselves this time. Breakfast as usual was excellent. Very reasonable prices and the service was good waitress was very nice and kept checking on us. The pancakes were awesome. I will definitely return.

Thank Dfreeman81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7228 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9128
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-7366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?