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Coastal Cantina

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1236 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient location on the water, amongst shops. When wifeys doing shopping, the beer is cold. Food is okay...but not the real point. Great view and people watching. Reasonable prices. Is what it is.

Thank jockoflocko
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fish tacos, beef burrito and a Steak quesadilla. All was excellent. We also had the crab Pizzadilla which was very good too. Watching the sunset was fabulous! Highly recommend the location. Great beer on tap too. Carolina blond wasbyummy!

Thank Tanya S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

CC is quickly becoming a family favorite for us in Duck. It's one of those menus where you can't decide which thing to order because there are so many good choices! Staff is awesome, so is the view!

Thank Thomas M
Reston, Virginia
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this casual spot for the first night you get into Duck. Nice stroll on the board walk, to this yummy Mexican food. The one salad comes with a vinaigrette dressing, that has zero taste, I'd ask for something else. The crab pizza for app, make a great meal and might be on of the best things I have had... More 

Thank Dana B
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I walked around the shops on the boardwalk and worked a thirst and hunger so we stopped in for dinner. We grabbed a seat at one of the colored tables and the waitress was quick to come over and get our drink order. The margaritas were thirst quenching and the chips and salsa were average. My daughter... More 

Thank Feistraveler
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the Coastal Cantina boasts one of the best outdoor dining views, the food falls a bit flat in my opinion. All seating is outdoor literally over the sound, but that could not overcome my disappointment in the quality of the food. I ordered the pulled beef burrito, which was roughly the size of a small football. Unfortunately it was... More 

Thank Rick O
Roanoke, Virginia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, go to all of the shops here. You will fall in love immediately!💗 Then, when you've worked up an appetite from all that spending, stop in for a great bite to eat at the Cantina. It has a chill atmosphere with a menu that will surprise you. The wait staff are fast, friendly, and efficient. Order the... More 

Thank Kimirvin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Love this place! Located on the Duck Town Boardwalk, it is the perfect spot for a cool drink and some great Tex/Mex. As it is right on the sound, there is a fantastic view to go with the awesome mango lime margaritas. Service is fast and friendly in a very casual atmosphere with either bar or picnic table seating. Food... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Stopped in for lunch last week. Some of, if not the best tex/mex food on the Outer Banks! Very busy, however the staff kept things moving at a fast pace - they were great! You owe it to your self to check out the food, the view and the friendly hard working professional staff!

Thank Yoshidog
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This place great for fish tacos and sunsets. Good local brews. Service is great and friendly. Food taste great sitting on the dock and watching the sunset.

Thank Chris J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: 2524800024
Casual Tex Mex from the guys of Coastal Provisions with breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets, at this open air Cantina on the south end of the Duck Waterfront Shops. Live music in season. Family friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?