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Red Sky Cafe

1197 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
+1 252-261-8646
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1197 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Since our dining options were limited off season, my friend and I decided to try Red Sky and glad we did. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's a very welcoming place with great food. The artichoke dip and homemade chips were...More

Thank TheAmazingJackie
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Easy lunch on a cold day with my niece visiting from Arizona. Only opportunity was wrong lunch order brought to my niece (but it was quickly remedied). They were also out of a few menu items due to 4 week closure between Thanksgiving & Xmas.

Thank Mary A
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The grits were good and the crab cake was okay. However the bulibaise was outstanding and the cremey mushroom soup was out of this world. Our waitress, Caroline, was very personable and efficient.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Stop here each year when we come to town and it never disappoints! Fun, quirky place with a great menu, many local beer options and friendly fast service. This time I had the bouillabaisse, excellent!

Thank mcmomny
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Deceptively unambiguous little place, off a hallway in a little shopping area, at first just looked at menu on outside of door, deciding whether to go in or not. Went in, glad we did. Not fancy, but artichoke dip appetizer was delicious, seafood entree great,...More

Thank halrlaph
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Again, we were going for a bunch of different restaurants this trip and we were glad we decided on the Red Sky. Read that the Chef was opening a place in PA, so were a bit worried that he wasn't going to be there. Though...More

1  Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is yet another restaurant we have wanted to try, but it often never seemed to work out. But we finally got the chance and I'm really glad we did. Let me first say how very grateful I am when a restaurant who specializes in...More

1  Thank amethystgirl29
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The Red Sky Cafe does not look that inviting from the outside and also for us tourists from the UK the word Cafe conjures up more of a lunchtime / snack sandwich place. This is far removed from the whole experience, there was a friendly...More

Thank TNT6264
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The service was slow, but the food was good. The bathroom was outside the restaurant in the corridor.

Thank vendetta61
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Though the service was a little spotty, the food at Red Sky is very nicely prepared. There is a good kids' menu, with the exception of the tasteless french fries. The prices are quite reasonable too. Definitely the best meal we had in Duck.

Thank Derek F
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Cass F
23 December 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
We too have only been to Red Sky in Duck.
13 June 2017|
Response from DK B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but, I don't have an answer for you. They have a nice variety of items on their menu though with daily specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1197 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-8646
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