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All 50 Oak Island Restaurants

Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

928 Caswell Beach Rd., Oak Island, NC 28465
910-278-9299
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Ranked #39 of 50 Restaurants in Oak Island
Cuisines: American
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English first
Caswell Beach, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

First of all, this is a restaurant not a bar. It is part of the golf course but since its part of the members club, the food and service are top notch. The restaurant has two sections, one in the bar area for TVs and beers with the formal dining room set for events and quiet dinners. The place has... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a good place to unwind after a day on the beach or on the golf course. From the pub you have a good view of the Atlantic. Friendly atosphere and selection of beer. Great sandwiches and the homemade chips are delicious.

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Southport, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is definitely just a run-to place if you have to eat and don't want to go to a drive-thru. Very average atmosphere, nice friendly service, reasonably priced for the amount of food we were given. The food was good - no complaints. I had a nice salad and partner had a burger. The "dining room" looked like a banquet... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Just came from beers with my husband while on vacation. We sat out on the deck and enjoyed the view of the golf course and live oaks. It's a shame that all I saw was chair railings. I think good , high-top tables would really benefit the place. Also, an update on the place is necessary. I was sticking to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

On April 1st, I had dinner at Duffers, 2 couples, first of all, I ordered a Manhattan, bar had no cherries, next the server, had no training, didn't have a clue as to what he was doing, felt sorry for him. Two of us ordered a seafood pasta dish, the worst I ever had, very bland sauce, with the smallest... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is our first and last time eating here. The health rating was only 95 which may be good in school, but not for a sanitation rating for a place where food is prepared. The entire dinner looked and tasted like an after thought. The prime rib was the worst we have ever tried to cut, chew, and swallow. Our... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Went for lunch with friends. Have been by it several times but this is my first visit. We sat out on the deck. Great view of the golf course. Service was great and good selection of beers. Our table had the fish sandwich, hamburger and buffalo chicken bites special. We all agreed it was good but would try something different... More 

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southport nc
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

There was reported to be a new Chef at Duffers. Menu was the same no change. Serice was awful. Would not return with a party again. Food was good. Menu needs inproved.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Duffer's has good food especially soups. The food used to be better. We will still go there but not expect exceptional food.

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Sparta, NC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We vacation at Oak Island for a couple weeks each year and have eaten at Duffers occasionally. It's never been outstanding, but last night the Cesare Salad my husband ordered was terrible - yellow lettuce and a very vinegary dressing. He sent it back. I understood that I could exchange a small salad for one of my sides, only to... More 

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Additional Information about Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

Address: 928 Caswell Beach Rd., Oak Island, NC 28465
Phone Number: 910-278-9299
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
Cuisine: American

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