Best Breakfast Restaurants in Nags Head NC


Breakfast Restaurants Nags Head NC

As the saying goes, breakfast is the day's most important meal!

A good breakfast can be the difference between a great start, a happy stomach, or a sluggish beginning to your day.

Fortunately, Nags Head, NC, has plenty of above-average places to enjoy a hot plate of food and a warm cup of coffee in the morning.

Below are some of our favorite places for breakfast in Nags Head!

Grits Grill

With an old 60's diner theme, Grits Grill will take you back in time, first thing in the morning! Grits Grill is like the Waffle House of the Outer Banks minus the sketchy people hanging out in the parking lot.

All your breakfast favorites are on the extensive menu, and the service is usually friendly and attentive. So if you're staying in Nags Head and have never been to Grits Grill, give them a try - you'll be happy you did!

5000 S Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959

Duck Donuts

If you seriously haven't tried Duck Donuts yet, you must visit this locally-owned establishment ASAP.

Founded on the northern beaches of the Outer Banks in the Town of Duck, Duck Donuts is now a nationwide chain famous for making their donuts right in front of you, just the way you like them. In addition to donuts, they also have coffee and breakfast sandwiches. However, ordering a breakfast sandwich from Duck Donuts is like going to a burger joint and ordering a salad.

Look no further than Duck Donuts' location at the Outer Banks Mall in Nags Head for seriously delicious concoctions like maple and bacon donuts or coconut and vanilla donuts.

New Duck Donuts locations are everywhere in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Check out their website if you want information on opening your own franchise.

5000 South Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959

Sam & Omie’s

Love breakfast food? Who doesn't? You'll love Sam & Omie's menu in the morning.

One of the oldest restaurants on the Outer Banks, the establishment was founded initially to provide a filling early morning meal for the fisherman who had a long day on the water ahead of them.

Sam & Omie's has all your breakfast favorites, including omelets, hash browns, hotcakes, and more. The waitstaff is super-friendly and well versed in tending to area visitors. But, of course, you won't be disappointed with the biscuits and gravy!

When you're finishing refueling, consider checking out Jennette's Pier, located directly across the street.

7228 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959

The Dunes Restaurant

Look no further than The Dunes Restaurant in Nags Head in the mood for a good ole fashion southern breakfast.

This place has everything: sausage, ham, bacon, pancakes, omelets, grits, and more. You won’t leave hungry after ordering from their extensive menu. Large portions are the norm here!

7013 S Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959

Dunkin’ Donuts

Well, if you want some donuts or a breakfast sandwich delivered via a drive-thru, Dunkin’ Donuts is for you.

You may be familiar with the same fast food chain back home; their menu is stacked with delectable drink offerings and tantalizing sandwiches and donuts. If you are in a hurry, consider Dunkin’.

2424 S Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959

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