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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 128
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 15
    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
Most recent review
I love Duck! I love Red Sky Cafe! I love Chef/Owner Wes Stepp! The Grilled Cheese Sandwich was Awesome!

We were on the Outer Banks last week for the OBX Taste of the Beach. One of the events that we attended was Chef Wes Stepp's Tastefully Fit Cooking Class. We were lucky. It sold about before we got our tickets. Fortunately, 10 extra tickets were added and I scooped up two. This was our second... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Timeshare V
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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276 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were on the Outer Banks last week for the OBX Taste of the Beach. One of the events that we attended was Chef Wes Stepp's Tastefully Fit Cooking Class. We were lucky. It sold about before we got our tickets. Fortunately, 10 extra tickets were added and I scooped up two. This was our second time to Red Sky... More 

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Corolla, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Eat here frequently and have never been disappointed. Chef has some interesting offerings. Can accommodate small groups. Wait staff knowledgeable and friendly. Food fresh and tasty.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great food, good customer service. Just remember that the place is small and you need to build in some wait time.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were vacationing during the off-season so we were glad to find this restaurant open. The food was fresh and yummy, but there were not any vegetarian items. So, I went with a side salad and sweet potato fries. Everyone else in our party loved the fish, BBQ, and chicken. My husband had a fried oyster sandwich - you can't... More 

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Looking for a good and fast lunch in Duck we found a good spot. The food was well prepared and presented. Service was excellent. Watching the bar drinks being made unprofessionally is why I can't give 5 stars along with a dirty bathroom. Hamburger, NC BBQ tacos, shrimp burritos, Philly, and kids's meals were excellent. The bathroom is outside the... More 

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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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15 reviews 15 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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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?