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Review of Sandbar & Grille

Sandbar & Grille
Ranked #9 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$42
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: We are a casual dining restaurant located on the Pamlico Sound in Buxton. We have been serving lunch and dinner on the Outer Banks for 18 years now, six in Hatteras until Hurricane Isabel took our building away, and then we blew up the road to Buxton for the last 12 years. At this time lunch is served daily 11:30-3, and dinner is served nightly at 5pm. All of our soups are homemade, we serve an assortment of fresh seafood daily, as well as sandwiches, steaks, ribs, and pastas. We have live music on the deck Thursday & Friday nights this summer. Hope to see you there!!
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We had a pretty good meal at this restaurant. The food wasn't bad. The portions were generous and it was fairly reasonable. The waiter was friendly and helpful. He did a great job of serving us efficiently. There is a nice view of the water!

Thank michelewave04
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

The food is very good and the proportions are adequate. This is obviously a restaurant where the chef's experience in preparation for great taste is certainly noticed. My wife and I ate there one night and the next we took two other couples... yes it's that good.

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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Half bar (but remember Dare County is a 'dry' county, so only beer and wine), half restaurant, the upstairs has great views overlooking the Pamlico Sound. Very good, but typical Hatteras seafood fare. Great for families early, or adults hanging out later.

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Thank billq-newburgh
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jbug348, Owner at Sandbar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2013

Just wanted to let you know, liquor by the drink was passed in December of 2010, so Hatteras Island has had full bars (if the individual restaurant chose to get the permit) since the beginning of 2011, which we have. I'm sure the hostess gave you a cocktail menu with your dinner menu when you were seated. So you know for next time you're down here!!

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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Ivan was our server and was very good to us making wonderful recommendations and keeping things in order for us.

We had the steamed shrimp, Prime Rib (special on Wednesday night!!), and 1-1/2 pounds of crab legs. Other than the Prime Rib not being the temperature we ordered (ordered it rare and it was at best medium-rare) the food was very good and well worth the price. Would eat there again next time we're in town!

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

In an effort to find a few more decent choices for dinner at Cape Hatteras, we thought we'd give the Sandbar a try. It was just ok. Although my tuna steak was very good and fresh and nicely prepared, everything else was just average. Hushpuppies were fried in old oil and the grilled shrimp had a metallic taste - perhaps frozen. Nothing hateful - just ok.

Thank Tubaman77-CTC
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jbug348, Owner at Sandbar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2013

I wanted to let you know that we don't serve hushpuppies, so I'm not actually sure if you were talking about us or not.

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