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Coastal Cantina

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Mexican, Bar
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1236 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4542
+1 252-480-0024
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Columbus, Ohio
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The crispy wahoo fish tacos are great: Nice crunchy fish, nice sauce and nice vegetables. Very well constructed for easy enjoyment. Guacamole was fine and the chips and salsa plentiful. Would not get the shrimp ceviche again. I love ceviches but his was unimaginative. Way to much citrus for the amount of shrimp. Long strips of sliced red onion were... More 

Thank Joseph43206
Oceanport, New Jersey
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Relaxed Mexican lunch on a dick overlooking the sound- not exciting but substantial and pleasant- excellent guacamole and chips

Thank Melanie P
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another beautiful evening eating great fish tacos , margaritas , chips and salsa and a spectacular 🌅

Thank Chris J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for a casual place to eat on the water and watch the sun set later in the evening. Cantina was recommended by a local at our reception desk. She said the burritos were huge and all the food was great; but that the queso was killer - and that the staff was friendly. We got there a little... More 

Thank Brenda W
Washington, DC
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informal with all outdoor seating and there is a reason, the view of the sound especially at sunset. Family oriented because the kids can make noise and run around. Mexican/American food that is above decent. Service can be tight when crowded but why should you be in a hurry when you can enjoy the sound and sights.

Thank JCfromDC
Watertown, NY
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little place right on the boardwalk with outdoor seating. Not fancy, but quite homey for an afternoon snack or lunch. Staff were friendly and fantastic! We had crab pizza and chicken quesadilla, both were very tasty!

1 Thank rxmommy
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Friendly service with delicious food - its pretty fast and the crispy wahoo served on a tortilla was excellent. All 8 of us ordered the same thing and we all loved it - for apps we ordered guac with chips. Beers were cold, margaritas were excellent, and the setting unbeatable as we overlooked the sound sunset. We'll be back!

Thank Kay B
Cedarville, Ohio
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the sound side of the Waterfront Shops and is a great place to have a quick bite or hangout and take in the views and maybe the sunset. I believe they are a seasonal place, not open year round due to not having inside seating but there is some covered seating. This is owned by... More 

Thank thistlehill
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A fun quick place to grab quick eats, tacos, chips and salsa. Cold beer oh, and did I mention you can bring your dog! Great views.

1 Thank Peg S
Amherst, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

great views and good food. Nice spot on the Duck Boardwalk. Had a frozen lime margarita and companion had a corona on tap.

1 Thank the3howells

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4542
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-0024
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?