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Red Sky Cafe

1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
252-261-8646
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Ranked #13 of 30 Restaurants in Duck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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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

We all enjoyed our sandwiches and unique potato salad. Nice atmosphere. Waitress was reluctant to let an adult order the cheese quesadilla from the children's menu, but we talked her into it.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We are visiting Duck, NC and decided to eat at RedSky Cafe. We were pleasantly surprised when we got our food. We ordered the Trio which consisted of flounder, shrimp and crab cake with mixed vegetables and risotto. The meal was excellent. The presentation of the food was very attractive. We eat at a lot of different restaurants. There are... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were only in Duck for 5 days, but ate here twice! The food is prepared perfectly and have some of the most amazing sauces. Highly recommend the tenderloin- Blue Moo and Shrimp and Grits. The portions are large so plan to share or have leftovers! If you want an appetizer go for the scallops casino, so yummy.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Restaurant/Bar right in the Center of Duck next to a rental agency. Nice burger and beer restaurant.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Everytime we vacation in Duck, we go to Red Sky Cafe! It is delicious and everything is always so fresh! So this time of course we had to bring our friends. They LOVED it as well. The fish tacos are amazing. The potato salad is so good. Other things we have tried...The Gobbler and the Bob Marley. Ohhh and the... More 

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Louisville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

... nothing great, nor exceptional. The Cafe has a nice menu, but the food wasn't anything, to go out-of-your-way for ... to travel to Duck, NC. ... Also, there was a somewhat-ODD relish to use with the bread portion ... a mixture of onions and other condiments. The latter wasn't a substitute for simple butter, to be honest. Nice place,... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We made a reservation for our group of 12 which included 3 kids under age 5. The restaurant is super small with restrooms outside the restaurant that are shared by other businesses...no big deal to us just an FYI incase you go. The beer list was small but unique and we asked a few questions about those beers that went... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stopped at Red Sky Cafe on Saturday as we arrived for our vacation. I had shrimp and grit, which is a house specialty. Very tasty with plenty of shrimp and polenta and a touch of bacon with tomato base. My wife enjoyed her crabcake. Nice selection of microbrews.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Great food. Delicious crab cakes, the tastefully fit with chicken was very good too. But, there was no black bean corn salsa on it as advertised, the gazpacho ordered never arrived, the request to hold the potato salad and provide a green salad never happened. It was like the kitchen wasn't in the mood or something. Our server was friendly... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Convenient location in downtown Duck, this restaurant is not very large. Reservations are suggested even in off season. The seafood is awesome. Flounder, crab cakes, shrimp and sword fish, everything was well prepared and nicely presented. Service was great and the food came out in a very timely manor. Everyone enjoyed their meal immensely. Too many restaurants in the area... 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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