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Paper Canoe

1564 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
+1 252-715-2220
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Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Duck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $38
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: A stunning waterfront setting serving fresh food prepared simply and with passion by our team of friends using ingredients from our own backyard. We are dedicated to your experience from the time you walk in the door. An ever changing chalkboard features daily selections from handmade pasta, locally caught seafood and rustic wood oven specialties. Ten Craft beers on draught and extensive reasonably priced wine list showcase our wood oven pizzas and entree offerings
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Reston, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Can't wait to go again! Overlooking the sound, had pizza and salad that were just really tasty. The pizza was thin and loaded with flavor. The staff was very helpful on selecting a lovely wine and always attentive.

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Winchester, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

From the minute we entered we knew it was going to be a wonderful evening! We were not disappointed! Excellent menu and food was not only delicious but plated perfectly! We will go back!

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We ate here back in August and it was a memorable dinner. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. I had crab cakes as did our daughter. Our son said this was one of the best meals he has had in a long time.

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Annandale, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great meal and excellent service! We had friends visiting who are quite selective about where they eat. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our choices which included striped bass, flounder, and the scallops. Reserve a window table at sunset and enjoy the breathtaking view!

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

We dined at 5:30 on October 16. Our waiter, Brad, was very attentive. After I expressed concern that I might not like the sauce on the scallops, he brought me a sample. When I did not like it, he had the chef prepare the scallops to my liking. The food was excellent, the local beer was a hit with my... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We reserved sunset seats at Paper Canoe. The view was great. The menu was diverse; I had the flounder and crab meat and recommend it highly. I look forward to returning in the future.

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Manteo, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We just discovered Paper Canoe during a stay at the Sanderling. I would rate it as among the top 2 or 3 restaurants north of Nags Head. Not at all fancy, but some good views of the sound and outstanding food. I would recommend reservations.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Paper Canoe is open late spring through end of October in Sanderling, NC in the Outer Banks. We ate twice at the Paper Canoe in the mid-October week. We like the back bar window view seating overlooking the Sound. Call ahead to reserve it as these seats go fast and there are not many! We watched the sun set... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Perfect, friendly service. Lovely atmosphere. Nice wine list. Extraordinary food. The chef's whim -- a fall salad -- was outstanding. The menu's thoughtful, and with the exception of the filet (which wasn't a great cut) every single entree and app was delicious. Would return again and again.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We made the suggested reservations at Paper Canoe on Tuesday for dinner on Thursday. We were told we could have our table for 2 at 7:00. When we arrived, the parking lot was jammed and we had to wait for a parking space. Upon entering the restaurant we were greeted by the bartender. We said we had reservations and she... More 

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Additional Information about Paper Canoe

Address: 1564 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
Phone Number: +1 252-715-2220
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 38
Cuisine: American

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