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1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
252-261-8646
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 155
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Summer Lunch

Great offering in duck. Had the shrimp and grits, Ruben and fries. All were excellent! Server was very nice but service was slow!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Jackson, New Jersey
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  • Local cuisine
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New Jersey
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124 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Took the extended family for dinner in Duck. Best meal of the vacation. Started with the She Crab Bisque and six spoons (too filling for one person), everyone was licking their lips. The appetizers were Charred Raw Tuna, and Scallops Casino, Scallops Wrapped in Bacon. The table shared the three apps and enjoyed each one more than the one before... More 

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Binghamton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was part of our restaurant tour and we had a blast! Excellent meal and atmosphere! Be sure to check it out!

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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is always our first stop when in Duck. Red Sky aims to please and with their attention to detail paired with fresh and local ingredients the entree's cannot be topped. The wood fired trio is always excellent and the shrimp and grits is scrumptious!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We loved Red Sky Cafe so much that we ate there three times during our week long stay. I ordered the Shrimp and Grits all three times! My kids loved the ribs, too! We can't wait until our vacation next year so we can go back!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had a fantastic meal at Red Sky Cafe. I had the woodfired trio - shrimp, flounder and crab cake. A little pricey, but worth it.

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Olney, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

By far the best meal we've had this week on vacation! Amazing appetizers, yummy complimentary spinach artichoke dip, fabulous entrees and sooo good Mandarin cake (skip the Key Lime cake) for dessert! Service was prompt and friendly although the bartender made some strange comments about us ordering a Piña Colada ("we don't get many people who ask for that and... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great offering in duck. Had the shrimp and grits, Ruben and fries. All were excellent! Server was very nice but service was slow!

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Duck, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nine in our family had another great dinner here. The food was very good and varied from the ribs to the catch of the day. My only concern was the feeling of being rushed from the time we sat down to receiving the check at the start of desert. I would still come back to my favorite here in Duck,NC.

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Winchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Hit Red Sky for lunch after the parade in Duck. It did not dissapoint. there were 9 of us and had just opened for the day. The Crab Gaspacio soup was EXCELLENT and the Chicken Parm over Mac n' Cheese, WOW. Everyone loved their meal. This place is consistently good.

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Bethesda, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

When full this is noisy and they do not take reservations but to have a preferred seating if you call ahead. We had two excellent specials: the scollops wrapped in bacon and the mahi mahi. The cream brulle was very good.and they have a short but reasonably priced wine list. This is our second time here recently and we will... More 

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Additional Information about Red Sky Cafe

Address: 1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
Phone Number: 252-261-8646
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: 252-261-8646

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?