Get in the Game: Football Hotspots on the Outer Banks

 In Family, OBX Locals, Sport

The Outer Banks is full of football fans of all stripes, but making sure you have access to every game your heart desires isn’t always the easiest task. There’s plenty of great food, fun, and friends to share your game day excitement with around the OBX. So suit up and get your game face on – here are some of the top places to catch your favorite plays on the Outer Banks and watch NFL. (listed North to South)

Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar

Whether you just discovered this famous Outer Banks, Kill Devil Hills restaurant, have been coming in for years, or have always wanted to, one thing rings true: Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar has a reputation that is second to none. We opened the first OBX oyster bar 35 years ago. Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar is a local mainstay known for its fresh, delicious seafood and casual and friendly atmosphere.

Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant

Located directly across from the beach at Mile Post 4 in Kitty Hawk! Watch the game at Black Pelicans spacious wrap around bar while enjoying some daily specials. Lunch and dinner are served at our full-service bar, along with some local color. Food, Cocktails, and Fun with an Ocean View in Kitty Hawk NC.

Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant

Inside Captain George’s is the Just George’s Sports Bar!! – Open year round (excluding Christmas Day), this place is a football fan’s dream come true. You’ll find 10 large flat-screen TVs, plus 14 private booths that each have their own personal TVs so no one has to miss a play. Door open at noon on Sundays for those who want to catch a full day of the NFL ticket, and a variety of ever-changing specials will give everyone something to cheer for.

Dirty Dicks Crab House

Dirty Dick’s Crab House: A funny name and a great business! Adults can look forward to a menu full of fresh, local seafood with a New Orleans accent. Families are welcome at Dirty Dick’s Crab House Nags Head, and children get their meals served on Frisbees they get to keep. Their menu includes Grouper, Flounder, Fried Frog Legs, Crab Cakes, Creole Stuffed Crabs, Jumbo Stuffed Shrimp and Lump Crab Au Gratin with Shrimp and Mushrooms. They’ll also have Scallop Cakes, Shrimp and Grits, Linguine and Clams, Ranch Pork Chops, Braised Ham Shanks, Barbecue Smoked Chicken, and Chicken Etouffe’.

Dirty Dick's Crab House

Goombay’s Grille & Raw Bar

If you’re looking for an Outer Banks restaurant with a casual, island-style vibe and a crowd-pleasing menu, look no further than Goombays Grille & Raw Bar. A locals favorite since 1992, this Kill Devil Hills restaurant stands out in its vibrant chartreuse and aqua building on the Beach Road. Inside, our family-friendly atmosphere is just as lively and colorful with undersea murals, bright local artwork, fish tank and a collage of vintage license plates. Add tropical drinks and an abundance of seafood dishes, and you have a place that will transport you to an island state of mind. The menu appeals to all tastes with its shareable appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, pastas, quesadillas, grilled meats, ribs, Caribbean-style entrees and daily chefs creations for lunch and dinner.

obx goombays wings

Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger OBX – Kill Devil Hills, NC: Almost as diverse as the restaurant itself is the food selection. The Jolly Roger OBX restaurant is open year-round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and they offer something for everyone. Breakfast favorites include the Eggs Benedict, pancakes, and home fries, all made in-house from fresh ingredients. Great lunch selections include burgers, NY diner sandwiches, and even meatloaf. For dinner, the restaurant offers a wide variety, from Italian, fresh seafood, steaks & prime rib.

Jolly Roger OBX

SandTrap Tavern

SandTrap Tavern – Kitty Hawk, NC: The first of its kind on the OBX, Sandtrap Tavern’s menu offers local, homegrown specialties prepared in our from-scratch kitchen all within a relaxing tavern-style motif. Let your taste buds decide between hand-crafted burgers and sandwiches to slow-smoked delicious creations, to a delectably lighter menu featuring fresh salads with local ingredients. The thoughtfully designed menu also offers everything from aged and seasoned prime rib to pork belly bruschetta. Located adjacent to the Sea Scape Golf Course, locals and golfers alike are raving about the new decor and large bar area with 7 big-screens, and extensive local and regional wine and beer selections in their full ABC license. We welcome you to the first neighborhood tavern on the Outer Banks!

Sandtrap Tavern

Shipwrecks OBX Taphouse & Grill

Shipwrecks OBX Taphouse & Grill. Located in Kitty Hawk. Shipwrecks is a local and tourist dream. Offering Lunch, Dinner, and Events, and a pet-friendly environment we truly are your one-stop for all family fun! We welcome vacationers with a place to listen to music, play some cornhole, and snack while waiting to get into their rental. The Wreck provides the outdoor dining experience you have been looking for. We also have 22 beers on tap! We’ll see you all at The Wreck!

shipwrecks kitty hawk

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