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Best Places For A Happy Hour in the OBX

06/29/2023 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Food and Drink

A trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a chance for travelers to unwind, relax, and embrace that vacation state of mind from the moment they arrive. A big part of that experience is being able to access amazing local flavors at restaurants, cafes, and eateries across the area. The good news is that even when you’re looking to restaurant hop your way through an OBX stay, you won’t have to break the bank doing so. That’s because the area is packed with amazing happy hour stops to enjoy that are not only flavorful but help you keep money in your wallet for future travel adventures! The following are a few you’ll want to make sure you’ve added to your itinerary when cravings come calling.

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Best Places For A Happy Hour in the OBX

a plate with a burger and fries on itWhen you’re looking for a happy hour to enjoy in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, look no further than Longboards Island Grill. Located at 3833 N. Croatan Highway in Kitty Hawk, this delightful stop features savory dishes and regularly hosts live music for guests too. While the dinner menu is sure to impress, it’s often the happy hour selections that keep visitors coming back for more. Happy hour is on at Longboards Island Grill every day between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. During this time, guests can enjoy 30% off appetizers ranging from savory shrimp to spicy wings. Pick and choose from 10 flavorful sauces to further customize your happy hour fare. Options range from BBQ and Teriyaki to Golden Garlic, Buffalo, and beyond.

Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar

For those seeking the best happy hour in OBX, it’s certainly hard to top Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar. Easily found at 2000 Sailfish Drive in Manteo within Pirate’s Cove Marina, Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar serves the dining public daily between 11:30 am and 9:00 pm. Happy hour is hosted daily between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm and the highlight is the $1 oyster special! Fill up on that freshly caught fare and enjoy a view too when you head over to Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar for an unforgettably tasty happy hour experience.

Hurricane Mo’s

fish tacos on a plateDon’t miss out on an award-winning happy hour experience in OBX the next time you’re in town. Make sure you spend some time at Hurricane Mo’s which was voted Best Happy Hour on the Beach in 2022. Hurricane Mo’s is situated at 120 E. Kitty Hawk Road in Kitty Hawk and is known for serving up mouthwatering seafood plates on their open-air patio daily. While the tropical-themed décor is inviting, it’s the happy hour selections that are always a thrill. Between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm daily, guests can enjoy 25 cent shrimp, 50 cent Hurricane wings, and tacos that are only $1 each! These can be paired up with appealing drink specials for an affordable and undeniably delicious experience from start to finish.

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