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Red Sky Cafe

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

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Visitor rating
  • 165
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 32
    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
Lunch

The service was excellent. She crab soup one of the best ever. Really enjoyed it. Was good for lunch. Had an interesting beer on tap. The whole family enjoyed it. We would go back again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
dergoat
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Cleveland, Ohio
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We just had dinner at The Red Sky. I was with my wife and in laws. They had the seared tuna, shrimp and grits and pesto pasta. They all had very good meals. I had the fire trio that included flounder, shrimp and a crab cake. My meal was pretty much horrible. The crab cake was salty and not very... More 

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Long Island
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Six kids and six adults for lunch. Some of the best fish tacos we've ever had. All left satisfied. Would definitely go back the next time we are in Duck.

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Iselin, New Jersey
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We spent a week in Duck with our two daughters, their husbands and our grandson. One of the reasons we chose this restaurant was because of the good reviews, they had a kid's menu and they had priority seating which was important to us because of the age of our grandson. The restaurant was so good we went back again!... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Party of 8 with 4 kids and they had no problem accommodating. Food was excellent. Highly recommend the duck, the ribs, goat cheese and pork quesadilla. Very happy.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The service was excellent. She crab soup one of the best ever. Really enjoyed it. Was good for lunch. Had an interesting beer on tap. The whole family enjoyed it. We would go back again.

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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Enjoyed a great meal at Red Sky last night with a party of 16! The staff handled our group really well. This moderately priced restaurant prepares delicious food. Everyone on our party enjoyed their food - and we had a great representation of the menu. Ribs, salmon, duck, shrimp& grits, seafood stew, crab cakes - all excellent! I had the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have visited the Red Sky café through many of its incarnations (visiting the island for over 35 years will do that). I have always enjoyed this restaurant. I had the scallops and they were perfect! Sweet, not over cooked. We were a party of four and everything was great.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Wood fired free range chicken was delicious. I can't remember what the rest of my party ordered but do remember that there were no complaints! Waiter was a lot of fun and took great care of us!

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Lansdale
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have frequented the Red Sky over the years and now just go there for lunch. The dinner menu is limited and doesn't change much so it is easy to get tired of it. The dinner food is good but It is a bit pricey. Lunch is better and is excellent - pretty good selection and the food is delicious.

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Emmaus, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stopped in for a "ladies lunch" while on vacation. Décor is nice, food is delicious and service was excellent. We had Corrine. She was friendly and made us one of her special blue drinks....yummy!

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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?