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Coastal Cantina

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1236 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
2524800024
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Description: Casual Tex Mex from the guys of Coastal Provisions with breathtaking...
Casual Tex Mex from the guys of Coastal Provisions with breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets, at this open air Cantina on the south end of the Duck Waterfront Shops. Live music in season. Family friendly.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 51
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    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
twice in a day

When we stopped by for a late lunch we didn't know our hosts were going to bring us right back for dinner. The food was good; the tacos are the way to go. Service was slow both times but we were there for sunset the second go around and didn't mind the wait. Very casual and the place to go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
NyRoach
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chesterfield, Virginia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Coastal Cantina is along the boardwalk in Duck. It's surrounded by some shops and beautiful sound front views. The seating is very limited and the atmosphere is cozy and casual. I would personally call it an outdoor cafe. There are several large colorful picnic tables setup along the boardwalk. There cushions no cushions. Definitely a no frills place, but the... More 

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Duck, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

What a great little spot. Fantastic view of the water and sunset. Good live music. Food with portions big enough to share. Cold libations that can be enjoyed on the boardwalk. Visit often!

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Duck, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The chicken burrito is so good. love going there on a hot day and eating outside. The chips and any dip is great. I have tried them all. One of my favorite quick places to go.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

When we stopped by for a late lunch we didn't know our hosts were going to bring us right back for dinner. The food was good; the tacos are the way to go. Service was slow both times but we were there for sunset the second go around and didn't mind the wait. Very casual and the place to go... More 

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MD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Margaritas on a sunny deck (sound side), tacos and chips with friends--all for just a few bucks. It is one of my favorite stops on a sunny day. It feels like a secret tucked in with all the clothing and souvenir shops.

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Accord, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I stopped in for a few drinks and to enjoy the view. We did not order any food but plan on making another visit next time we are down. The atmosphere is casual and romantic with the beautiful view! The staff was friendly! Cool spot in Duck!!

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Bethesda, OH
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Ate there on a Friday while biking, sat outside on the picnic table in the sun. Had the chicken sandwich with a slice of ham, grilled pineapple and brie - really good!

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Perfect setting for a casual lunch/dinner/drink. The food is good and the staff is engaging. It was a little odd that they sold us a margarita that was wayyyyy sweet. We asked for an extra shot of tequila and they said they do not have a liquor license! The waitress did not seem to know what was in the drink.... More 

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Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Open during peak season, closes for off season in early October. Wonderful Duck boardwalk location with fantastic Sound side views. Casual atmosphere and good food - a la Mexican style. Had fish tacos with freshly caught wahoo. SUPERB! Pizza with duck confit excellent! Great local brewed beer selection. Not crazy about the chemically tasting frozen margaritas (I would not order... More 

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cambridge,maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Came before season kicked in. Bottled Beer is 5 bucks a pop! Food was soooo disappointing. Service was even worst.. Sat at a table and got tired of waiting for our server that one of the people in the party went up to order first round and they WOULDN'T serve us! Said we had to wait for our server! It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1236 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: 2524800024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

Casual Tex Mex from the guys of Coastal Provisions with breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets, at this open air Cantina on the south end of the Duck Waterfront Shops. Live music in season. Family friendly.

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