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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS‏
Fried Calamari
Cajun spices & fresh herbs served w/ marinara sauce.
8.95
Nachos
Corn tortillas, combo of cheeses, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapenos & sour cream.
8.95
Nachos Supreme
Corn tortillas, chicken, black beans, combo of cheeses, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapenos & sour cream.
10.95
Grilled Whole Chicken Wings
All natural chicken w/ your choice of flavors: Thai chili, Jamaican spiced or buffalo. Your choice of heat: mild. hot or extra hot.
9.95
Mussels
Jalapenos, cilantro, lime, garlic, tomatoes & olive oil.
10.95
Bruschetta
Rustic bread topped w/ fresh diced tomatoes, olive oil & basil.
6.95
Crab & Spinach Dip
Combination of cheeses, hand picked crab meat & spinach served w/ rustic bread slices.
9.95
Asian Style Ribs
Pork ribs glazed w/ Asian style sweet & sour sauce.
10.95
SOUP & SALADS
Clam Chowder
Local clams, bacon & potatoes
Cup3.75
Bowl6.00
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
House
Mixed greens, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes & peppers.
8.25
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Greek
Mixed greens, feta, kalamatas, tomatoes, onions & pepperoncines.
8.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Italian
Mixed greens, gorgonzola, walnuts & apples
8.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Spinach
Spinach w/ mushrooms, onions, chopped eggs, bacon, tomatoes.
8.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Chef Salad
Mixed greens, pastrami, chicken, provolone, eggs & tomatoes.
9.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Chicken Taco Salad
Mixed greens, jack cheese, black beans, roasted chicken, pico de gallo & guacamole & sour cream.
10.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
Side Salad
Mixed greens, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes & peppers.
3.95
Grilled chicken+5.25
Shrimp+7.95
SANDWICHES‏
Served w/ choice of French fries, chips & salsa, cucumber salad or Caribbean slaw.
Shrimp Burger
Fried shrimp served w/ apple pecan tartar sauce & slaw
9.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Clam Burger
Fried clam strips & tartar sauce.
8.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Rueben
Pastrami, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, & Swiss cheese.
8.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Ham & Swiss
Honey baked ham, Swiss cheese served on multigrain bread
8.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chicken Rueben
Grilled chicken, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing & Swiss cheese
8.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Flounder Rueben
Fried flounder, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing & Swiss cheese
9.25
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Philly Steak
Thinly sliced‏ beef, onions, banana peppers & melted cheese.
9.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
West Indies Mahi
Jamaican spiced grilled mahi steak w/ Caribbean slaw & jerk sauce.
8.95
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
The French Dip
Thinly sliced beef & melted cheese served w/ au jus for dipping.
9.50
French fries
Chips & salsa
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
HAMBURGERS
Served w/ choice of French fries, cucumber salad, Caribbean slaw or chips & salsa.
Garden Burger
Homemade vegan style burger served w/ lettuce & tomatoes
8.50
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Naked Jane Burger
Grilled hamburger w/ lettuce & tomatoes
8.50
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Cheese Burger
Grilled hamburger w/ melted cheddar cheese, lettuce & tomatoes.
8.95
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Nacho Burger
Grilled hamburger, pico de gallo, jalapenos & nacho cheese.
8.95
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Beach Burger
Grilled hamburger,‏ mushrooms, bacon, Swiss cheese & spinach
9.50
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Carolina Burger
Grilled hamburger,‏ cole slaw, chili & cheddar cheese.
8.95
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Black & Blue
Grilled hamburger, black peppercorns & blue cheese crumbles.
8.95
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Pittsburger
Grilled hamburger w/ provolone cheese, French tries & cole slaw.
8.95
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
Voodoo Killer
Grilled hamburger, roasted habanero sauce, grilled pineapple, banana peppers & provolone cheese. Only served xxx hot!!! !
9.25
French fries
Cucumber salad
Caribbean slaw
Chips & salsa
ENTREE‏
Jambalaya
Spicy rice dish of cajun seasoned chicken, mussels, shrimp, scallops, smoked sausage & tomatoes served w/ black beans.
17.95
BBQ Shrimp
New Orleans style shrimp, sauteed in butter & garlic w/ cajun spices & beer BBQ sauce, served w/ black beans & rice.
16.95
Pecan Flounder
Fried pecan breaded local flounder, served w/ Caribbean slaw, seasonal vegetables & rice.
17.95
Seafood Combo
Shrimp, scallops, clams & local fillet of flounder served w/ slaw & fresh cut fries. No changes to combo please.
19.95
Quesadilla
Filled w/ chicken, spinach & cheese topped w/ pico de gallo, guacamole & sour cream served w/ black beans & rice.
13.95
Fish Tacos
Three flour tortillas filled w/ fried fresh fish, served w/ pico de gallo, sour cream, slaw, black beans & rice
13.95
Scampi Linguini
Shrimp w/ sauteed, garlic, onions, diced tomatoes & linguini, topped w/ fresh basil & parmesan cheese.
16.95
Clam Linguini
Local clams in the shell, olive oil, garlic, white wine & linguini, topped w/ fresh parsley & parmesan.
16.95
Mussels Linguini
Mussels, olive oil, garlic, onions & cream w/ white wine, linguini topped w/ fresh herbs & parmesan cheese.
16.95
Crispy Duckling
North Carolina duckling, cooked extra crispy, served w/ seasonal vegetables & rice, finished w/ a sweet chili glaze.
19.95
DESSERTS
Banana Cream Pie
4.95
Chocolate Bread Pudding
4.95
Key Lime Pie
4.95
Chocolate Mousse Pie
4.95
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited again today and chose two of the lunch specials. The seafood and squash enchilada was absolutely fantastic. Excellent service and a wonderful meal. Such a great time for a very chilly day.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Janice C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing! It was crowded for dinner, but worth wait. Waitress was very good and so knowledgeable about the food. We will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant when we were in town for a run. We loved it so much we went back both nights. Delicious food, great and friendly service. Yummy drinks too!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank wiitravelots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way back to Beaufort from a visit to Ft. Macon, we stopped at the Ruddy Duck for dinner. We were sitting almost right on the water overlooking an active waterway. The service was great, and the seafood was terrific.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted something simple and good in a low key atmosphere, so we decided not to try anything new but to try an old favorite.....Ruddy Duck for our weeknight escape to the coast. It was so good! We got the broiled seafood platter and shared...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loud and busy, expect to wait for service. Food is good but not fancy: chicken wings, spinach cheese dip, calamari are all standards. Fish tacos and seafood platters satisfy those wanting seafood. For everyone else, there are southwestern style dishes and food bowls.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank karolvette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish we ate here more often, food is good and just a little bit eclectic. The duck burgers had a sweet Asian Cole slaw on it and it was delicious. The fries came hot and the service was very good. Can’t ask more than that.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank caylinsgranny2014
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Stopped in here for drinks after the NC Seafood Festival which we had eaten our way through. The place was mobbed but we found seats at the outside bar which is on the water. The service was prompt and the bartender who took care of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank LP F
Reviewed October 4, 2019

We have visited the area for years and have dined at least once each time at the Ruddy Duck. Our last 2 experiences have not been so hot, and the last one was just plain bad. We had the broiled seafood platter, which was floating...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jtownjoni
Fabian_Botta, Manager at Ruddy Duck Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2019

Hi, thanks for the feedback and for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry that you were displeased with your food and service. We encourage all guests to bring any concerns to the attention of management while still dining in, as we are happy...More

Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

Delicious burgers and yummy wings! We both had Capt Ben burgers and these were juicy and very filling! The side choices were awesome at no extra charge, side salad was excellent and loved the salsa and chips too! The atmosphere is very nice and nautical....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DanNlisa
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Kelly C
March 27, 2019|
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Response from Speckul8r | Reviewed this property |
Great family restaurant. But with small kids, get there early or make a reservation.
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jeffe630
January 16, 2019|
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Response from Dayla Kay K | Reviewed this property |
1-17-19 As of today, they do not serve crab legs. They have not served crab legs in over a year. They do not plan on serving them in the near future. Thank you for asking!
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jeffe630
January 16, 2019|
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Response from silverlakes4m | Reviewed this property |
Honestly don’t recall seeing it.
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