Long before the summer vacationing families discovered the Outer Banks as a hot tourist destination, fishermen from across the country flocked to coastal North Carolina. With no roads to navigate, and no vacation homes to stay in, anglers would brave the makeshift sandy paths that ran along thebeaches, and would set up makeshift campsites whenever there was protection from the wind and waves. They went through great efforts to visit the Outer Banks for one reason: Exceptional fishing.
Viva Mexican Grill offers reasonably-priced food prepared on a grill as you wait. It’s almost as fast as fast food, but a lot fresher. Plus, the atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed, with friendly staff. Located off the Bypass at Milepost 10.5 next to Dunkin’ Donuts in Nags Head, it’s easy to duck in here to pick up something healthy and tasty when you don’t feel like cooking. Options include burritos with chicken, steak, fish, beans or vegetables; quesadillas with chicken, steak , black beans or veggies; taco salads; tacos with chicken, ground beef, shrimp or fish; or chimichangas with chicken or steak; nachos with black beans; or chicken enchiladas. There are also kids’ meals, beer and soft drinks available. Food can be eaten in the roomy dining area with booths, or it’s available for take-out.