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Red Sky Cafe

1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
252-261-8646
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Ranked #12 of 30 restaurants in Duck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The only reason I don't give Red Sky Cafe 5 stars is the outrageous prices AND quality of the adult beverages. More on that later. We had dinner there on a busy Thursday night after a very strange concert in Duck Town Park. Anyway, I had the crab cakes and my wife had the rigatoni. Both were excellent. My crab... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Nice chef owned restaurant. Very friendly staff and accommodating too. Our order all seemed very fresh and made effort to be creative.

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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for our first lunch after arriving in town. Wish we had gone elsewhere, food was mediocre and expensive.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Had a family dinner at Red Sky Cafe. It's hard to find good restaurants in Duck, this is a good one, though. The seafood is very good and the prices are fairly reasonable.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Arrived on a busy summer night with a large group … seated right away … excellent wait staff … GREAT Food! Everyone in our party was pleased and would return again … great fish and perhaps the best “BBQ ribs” in Duck

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Reservation was accepted. The interior is outdated. We were sitting at wall A/C that was blowing in our heads. The food was just ok. I wouldn't go here again. The server was pretty rude:didn't want to split the check between our families and we had to split it ourselves and calculate food and sales tax manually (20% tip was added... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Food was excellent. Very kid friendly--we have a 2 and 7 year old. Service was great and atmosphere is great! Would love to go back!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We dropped in for dinner and were seated right away. There were several large groups so the cafe was a little noisy, but not if you like fun, energetic noise. The artichoke dip starter, which is served with every evening meal was delicious. It had a very unique texture (finely chopped) with a great flavor - hard to describe other... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a good lunch but not great. Had a she crab soup that was very good. Salads and sandwiches were just average. There were police officers at the next table so hoping it is a local favorite we caught on an off day. Server was friendly but slow.

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Albany, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Came here with a big group - not one person had a complaint. Service was awesome, food was super tasty. I had a cup of crab bisque, which was thick and creamy with chunks of goodness. I also had the fish tacos, which were good and plentiful. The menu was just right - not too big and overwhelming, but plenty... More

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