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Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

928 Caswell Beach Rd., Oak Island, NC 28465
910-278-9299
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Ranked #35 of 46 restaurants in Oak Island
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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English first
Senior Reviewer
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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Leland, North Carolina
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193 reviews 193 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Stu, my golfing partner, and I had lunch at Duffers on Thursday, July 11,2013. Melinda behind the bar was fantastic as delivering our requests in a timely fashion with a sense of humor. Stu had the fried fish sandwich with onion rings. I had the Duffer's cold plate with tuna salad. Both meals were quite tasty. Because of the quality... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The service could have been better and the food was just ok. We were not even asked if everything was ok. Will not be returning here for the grub, but will play a round again.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

The crab cake sandwich was lovely!! We had a party of 6, and the service was excellent!! The only downside was the size if my daughter's child meal. She lived the pasta but left hungry...

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