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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 14
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner on way to house

Caesar salad and shrimp was yummy. Crab cakes were delicious and big. Good service and quick to get our meal. Atmosphere was okay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Maddy3fred
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Local cuisine
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Caesar salad and shrimp was yummy. Crab cakes were delicious and big. Good service and quick to get our meal. Atmosphere was okay.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for dinner and it was very good. Highly recommend it. Just be prepared for a wait. The restaurant is small and is very busy. But that is generally a very good sign. As space is tight, it has a very very very very small bar; however, you can sit outside with your drink. I had the "Trio" which... More 

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Telford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My Chefs crab cake was large and delicious. Tarter sauce mildly sweet and hot, delicious. Potato salad excellent. Wife's she crab soup excellent. Daughter had Gobbler (turkey/brie) sandwich. Son-in-law had burger topped with cheddar. Both said sandwiches were excellent. .Services was fast and waiter very attentive. Host very cordial. Will definitely go back here.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We are right here eating at this moment and it is AMAZING The Rib Tack is out of this World the Steak is so Tender and Soft my wife didn't even use the knife to cut it just to make a point and the Duck Breast is a Dream Me and my Daughter had the triple Ocean Trio and it... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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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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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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?