3 Nags Head Restaurants You Must Try

One thing you must do during your vacation is dine in some of the well-known Nags Head restaurants. Nags Head is a preferred destination among food lovers in the northeastern part of North Carolina, because it is home to many excellent seafood restaurants. Here are three Nags Head restaurants that you must try.

Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern
Mile Post 10.5
2316 South Croatan Highway
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
(252) 441-4116

Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern is one of the finest restaurants in Nags Head. This place was established in 1985, and it has grown over the years to become a very popular dining place. It specializes in serving seafood, but it also offers delectable steaks and a number of meat dishes. Some of the popular dishes of the restaurant include Oysters Rockefeller, Clams Casino, Outer Banks clam chowder, lump crab cakes, seafood bouillabaisse, crispy oysters, bronzed chicken, London broil, prime rib, Atlantic scallop, seafood Norfolk and the NC Seafood Collection. To make your meal complete, you can order one of the quality wines that are available on the restaurant's extensive wine list.

Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern is open every day from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. If you are planning to dine there, it is recommended that you make reservations before you leave your Nags Head inn.

Sam and Omie's Restaurant
7228 South Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
(252) 441-7366

If you're looking for Nags Head restaurants that are favored by the locals, you should visit Sam and Omie's. This restaurant was initially opened as a pre-fishing breakfast place in 1937, and it is presently one of the most popular dining destinations in town. Many fishermen come to this restaurant to relax and share their experiences after their fishing trips, and beach goers also find it an excellent place to get some refreshments. Sam and Omie's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and its famous dishes include the McOmie, Trixie's Pick Omelets, soft shell crabs, marinated tuna steak, clam strips, Landlubber Delmonico Steak, Sam and Omie's Crab Cakes, and the Whale of a Seafood Platter. The restaurant is located near the Whalebone Junction, and it should not be far away from your Nags Head bed and breakfast.

Tortugas' Lie
Mile Post 11 on Beach Road
3014 South Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
(252) 441-7299

If you want to try something out of the ordinary, you should dine at the Tortugas' Lie. This restaurant serves a wide variety of international dishes, including American, Caribbean, Creole, Japanese and others. You will find many interesting dishes on its menu, such as the Hatteras Style Chowder, The Lie Salad, Big Wave Dave, Hummus Wrap, Carib Burger, Cayman Conch Fritters, Coco Loco Chicken, Jamaican "Jerk" Beef and teh Baja fish taco platter. All the dishes that are offered by this restaurant are reasonably priced. You can also get sauces and seasonings, as well as souvenirs such as T-shirts and cups. Tortugas' Lie is open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.