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Grits Grill

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5000 S Croatan Hwy, The Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head, NC 27959-8500
+1 252-449-2888
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really good breakfast, we ordered an omelet and country sausage gravy and both plates had plenty of food. They're only open for breakfast and lunch(6am to 2pm). Don't miss out, it's a great meal for the price!

Thank Amy B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They had generous helpings of well-prepared breakfast fare. The orange juice was excellent quality and the staff were friendly. All of the staff were not able to get there due to the hurricane however there was not an unusual wait.

Thank Bonnie W
Youngsville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 5 met for breakfast on our last morning here, and I just wish we'd known about this place sooner! Service was fast, efficient, and friendly. The food was excellent..waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage,biscuits,toast, and smooth,creamy, perfectly seasoned grits! mmmmmm....glad we found this place, and look forward to coming back next time we're on OBX..

Thank susan s
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go down to NC every year and we have been unable to find a breakfast place that we think has good food and service. Most of the breakfast places are swamped and we couldn't figure out why because the food was nothing special and the service was a little slow. Then we saw this place while going to a... More 

Thank Cherylsj757
Linkwood, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, huge omelets and biscuits, great price! If you are staying in the Nags Head area this is a must!

Thank Greg W
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at this place. Good breakfast, personal customer service, reasonably priced and good fresh food. If you are visiting the area then this is a must try.

Thank Lahir9999
Greensboro, North Carolina
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162 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time for shrimp and grits for breakfast. Loved the gravy also. Fast friendly service at mile post 14. Large servings of every thing. Prices medium, not low.

Thank wayne m
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great place for breakfast with good coffee. The service was friendly and the prices very reasonable. A must stop for breakfast!

Thank Theresa C
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first place we ate on our vacation and it was very good. We arrived at 2:30pm, but they didn't seem to mind. The montecristo (sp?) sandwich was yum-o!! Very friendly service.

Thank Teach4NC
Sparks, Maryland
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We went Tuesday around 11 and the place was somewhat crowded but they were able to seat our party of 8 quickly. They serve both breakfast and lunch all day. I got shrimp and grits which were yummy. The grits are buttery and everything was seasoned well. I wish the shrimp were larger but they were cooked perfectly. Others at... More 

Thank jcgp07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?