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Plum tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella
Italian sausage, soppressata, prosciutto, tomatoes, imported provolone
Fresh baby clams, asiago, olive oil, fresh garlic, oregano
Real Italian
Cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs
Gruyere, vermont white cheddar, grilled onion, roasted red pepper
Soup Bowl
Little neck clams, tomatoes, white wine, roasted garlic, grilled bread
House pulled duck, grilled pepper-jack polenta, asian pear relish, sugar beet reduction
Crab Dip
Lump crab, artichoke, lemon zest, cheese blend, house crackers
Pork Empanada
Slow roasted nc pulled pork, smoked gouda, tomatoes, southern slaw, smoked aioli
Canoe Shrimp
Local shrimp, serrano pepper, house bacon, corn meal crust, grilled peach salsa
Canoe Salad
mixed spring greens, cherry tomatoes, English cucumber, lemon basil vinaigrette
Iceberg Wedge
Iceberg lettuce, apple wood smoked bacon, grape tomatoes, buttermilk blue cheese dressing
Grilled Romaine
Grilled romaine, goat cheese fire-roasted roma tomatoes, roasted shallot-balsamic vinaigrette
Local Fish
Pan-seared gulf stream catch, couscous, asparagus tips, vidalia onion, cremini mushrooms, charred tomato vinaigrette
Backyard Shrimp
grilled local shrimp, summer vegetable sauteed, Italian sausage, carolina white cheddar grits
Skillet seared scallops, grilled corn & pea succotash, herbed gnocchi, red pepper vinaigrette
Wood Oven Roasted Chicken
Lemon & herb roasted natural chicken, 3-cheese mac / carrots, green beans, natural jus
Pan seared jumbo lump crab cakes, summer vegetable relish, lemon poppy seed waffle, local organic micro greens
Paper Canoe Ravioli
Handmade ricotta ravioli, slow roasted pulled pork, smoked tomato broth
Ounce Boneless Rib Eye
Hand cut 21-day aged choice rib eye, grilled asparagus, beer caramelized onions, bacon & herb potatoes
Three Cheese Mac
Bacon & Herb Potatoes
Grilled Asparagus
Carrots & Green Beans
Grilled Cauliflower
A stunning waterfront setting serving fresh food prepared simply and with passion by our team of friends using ingredients from our own backyard. We are dedicated to your experience from the time you walk in the door. An ever changing chalkboard features daily selections from handmade pasta, locally caught seafood and rustic wood oven specialties. Ten Craft beers on draught and an extensive reasonably priced wine list to showcase our starter and entree offerings.
$10 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

All the different websites/apps I use to research restaurants (including this one) said that they were open Mon-Sat 5-9. That was not the case. We got there and it was closed up tight. Apparently they are closed for the season but, that isn't stated anywhere....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 15, 2019

Our first, but not last visit to a very good restaurant. The service was excellent and we had a perfect table to watch the sun go down over the sound. The food was fine and the meal was overall enjoyable

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

Ate here the Monday of their last week open for 2019 season. Superb!!! We will be back in 2020, pre sunset (dined after dark this time).

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Paper Canoe was recommended by a friend who is local to the Outer Banks and she was absolutely right. Even in mid October the place was busy; we called for reservations and luckily got a seat in the bar area with a full view of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 3, 2019

We arrived without a reservation, but in the future I would recommend making one. The host was wonderful, he would update us on when we would be seated by telling us the table we're waiting for just ordered dessert, just got their check etc. It...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

Met another couple here for dinner and the food was well crafted and delicious. We especially enjoyed the shrimp and grits. While the place is cozy, it is comfortable and not cramped. The service was excellent and the waiter gave excellent advice. Will be back...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

Thanks to TA, we decided to try out this spot instead of one of our regular dinner options, and knew to call far in advance and request a table with a view of the sunset. Staying at The Sanderling, we decided to walk, which was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019

We used to have a home in Duck and have visited most all the restaurants in the area. This was the first time we had returned in about 3 years and I was celebrating my birthday and had read some good reviews about this restaurant...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 17, 2019

My fiance and I stumbled upon this place last year during our annual OBX trip. We went back again and weren't disappointed. The crab dip is so delicious! Excellent White Pizza! Mila was our waitress, she took great care of us.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 17, 2019

We had a hard time getting a reservation at this restaurant but soon learned the host didn’t really want children dining there. The food was divine and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of visit: August 2019
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July 21, 2019|
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Response from Anne L | Reviewed this property |
Just about every table has a view. Make a reservation and ask for a window table for the best view.
June 9, 2019|
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Response from peacenlovel | Reviewed this property |
I did not see one.
April 4, 2019|
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Response from Carol S |
Yes saw on Facebook they are open!!
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