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Big Nell's Pit Stop

6828 Beach Dr SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-5746
+1 910-579-6461
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“grits” (19 reviews)
“donuts” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
6828 Beach Dr SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-5746
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After traveling or 34 years, I thought I had seen rude and unprofessional. Not so. This past Saturday July 22, 2017, my family and I (party of 10)experienced rudeness southern style. The roach on the wall should have been my first clue that this was...More

Thank clin67
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good but the wait was long. After receiving the food it was worth the wait. Good home style cooking. This place is visited by both locals & vacationers.

Thank Traveling2crabs
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We chose to have breakfast here based on the reviews on Trip Advisor, did so, and then walked away scratching our heads! Yes, physically it's a bit of a dump, but that comes off being more "funky" than "dumpy." And the staff at the dining...More

Thank UMichAlum
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A busy spot for locals and tourists both. I prefer other breakfast diners, but there is really nothing wrong with this one. They have many southern favorites like liver mush if you are into that.

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Te restaurant itself id dated and in need of a face lift. But the staff is great and go above and beyond to make you feel special Thanks to Linda, Edna, & Krystian

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is an institution. It has its challenges at times but the food is great and the atmosphere is just as good. If you are looking for a 5 star dining experience this is not the place for you. I you just want good...More

Thank Nicholas02
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The people here are incredible and the food is so cheap! I always get the special, 2 eggs, bacon, and grits and I add a pancake!

Thank David D
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Best grits and/or biscuits w/sausage gravy in the area, haven't found any better. Price are great and Eda & Linda will take good care of you.

Thank NoVABill
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Stopped in on a golf trip with my buddies. What a home style breakfast with great value. Just a quaint little place will all kinds of NASCAR memorabilia. Will stop here every year to eat breakfast. Great food, service, great price.

Thank hokieman90
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent service and wonderful Southern Cooking, Reasonably priced. The kitchen is only too happy to accommodate special requests, such as sawmill gravy, if you got Country Ham. Best grits we have ever eaten. If you don't like Southern Cooking, you aren't going to give this...More

Thank Brillat-savarin_910
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6828 Beach Dr SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-5746
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-6461
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