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Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

) #37 of 38 Restaurants in Oak Island $$ - $$$ American,
928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-9299
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
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Reviews (66)
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the Golf Course this restaurant offers great food at reasonable prices. The only down fall is the decor. I would have given it 5 stars, however, the place needs total renovation. The ceiling tiles are stained needs new flooring and tables and chairs....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 7pm reservation, waited over 30 minutes to be seated in the folding table area. What was the point of calling ahead for a reservation?? After being seated, 20 minutes went by and nobody came to our table to greet us or take...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I wish I could say my family had a good experience because there are not many ocean view places on the island. To start, we were sat in the right dining room which was equipped with garage sale folding tables covered in a table cloth....More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Was there on April 22nd for dinner. Party of four. Restaurant was empty except for a few at the bar....around 5:30pm. We all ordered entrees. Salads were fast food quality....boxed croutons and wilted greens. Salads were brought to table quickly. We waited another 80-90 minutes...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were excited to visit Duffer's, the view was great but food was disappointing. Our app came out with our meal; Fried clams and Burger were very overdone.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I organized a lunch here for a group of ladies. It was handled well with a room reserved for our group of 24. Food and drink were ordered and delivered in a timely manner. I'm not sure if everyone 's food was great because I...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The service was slow and the waitress kept disappearing for long periods of time. The food was not good either. The Chimichanga I ordered was bland and watery and did not include the ingredients on the menu. This could be a much better restaurant if...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

This restaurant is the country club for the Oak Island Golf Course located where Oak Island and Caswell Beach join. I have a Church group that I work with meet for lunch there yesterday. We have dones this for about 6 years. There were 20...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

A good meal on a hot day with some good views. A great way to finish a round of golf, or grab a quick bite after a day at the beach.

Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have eaten lunch at Duffer's several times and have always been very satisfied with my meal. I especially enjoyed the Reuben sandwich.

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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & Answers
Rebecca K
1 January 2017
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Response from Daryl L | Reviewed this property
Casual everywhere on Oak Island.
Rebecca K
1 January 2017
Response from Martie P | Reviewed this property
Casual dress. Jacket & tie is not required. Men wear golf shirts, slacks, shorts. Jeans seem to be okay too. It seems to be an eclectic mix of attire one would wear going out to dinner...

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-9299
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