Duck has restaurants around every corner, many of which could be considered hidden gems. Eclectic roadside eateries, fresh seafood, soundside dining rooms, and stunning sunsets make dining in Duck one-of-a-kind.
Getting around on foot or by bicycle is the preferred method of transportation around town, and the same goes for heading to breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Explore our favorite places to eat in Duck to make the most of your dining experience.
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A famous Outer Banks vacation treat! Where the donuts are "warm, delicious & made to order!"
Aqua Restaurant offers fresh regional cuisine, exquisite wines and casual dining in an elegant waterfront setting on the Outer Banks. Overlooking peaceful waters, Aqua Spa is the oasis of serenity on the Outer Banks with a full menu of spa services that are designed to renew and relax you during treatments using only organic products.
Low-key local chain serving BBQ sandwiches and platters, plus fried chicken and southern sides.
As this Outer Banks classic covers a large scope of the area, Pizzazz Pizza offers delivery from Corolla to South Nags Head, and any of its three locations can be reached by calling one phone number. Also available for take-out or dine-in at a quaint selection of indoor booths and outdoor seating.
A kid-friendly, hopping spot for seafood, pub eats & drinks in a casual, tiki-themed environment with TV's to watch sports and live music on select nights.
Memorable meals in a cozy atmosphere right in the heart of Duck Village. Offering lunch, dinner and chefs-on-call catering.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere in the heart of Duck Village. Full service restaurant and bar.
Seafood-centric American dining in a quaint renovated house with an upstairs bar & grill. Roadside Bar & Grill also offers live music and a backside bar for an entertaining outdoor experience.
Caribbean-style seafood in a waterfront setting with an outdoor deck and tiki bars, as well as a raw and sushi bar. Complete with specialty drinks and a full kids menu, Sunset Grille & Raw Bar is the perfect place in Duck to bring the whole family while on your Outer Banks vacation, and offers a spectacular sunset view from the upper, lower, and outside dining areas.
Overlooking the Currituck Sound from the Waterfront Shops in Duck, The Blue Point offers a unique spin on your traditional favorites for lunch, dinner and drinks. Call for dinner reservations.
Located in Duck's Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, Heart Restaurant is one of the newest spots in town! Formerly Eastside Restaurant, Heart Restaurant is not only an upscale yet comforting restaurant and bar but has quickly become a local favorite.
High-end eatery with scenic views and French-inspired New American meals, boasting an extensive wine list.
An truly unique restaurant, the Lifesaving Station at the Sanderling Resort in Duck is just what it sounds like. It is actually located inside the historic Caffey's Inlet Life Saving Station No. 5. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this well-known and locally loved destination is impressive and upscale, while maintaining a southern charm that many vacationers look for in an Outer Banks restaurant. New Southern fare in memorabilia-filled digs in an 1870s rescue station is what you will find here.
A wood-fired oven, ale house and wine bar, The Paper Canoe is a delicious gourmet eatery featuring the freshest local ingredients and seafood. From ethnic twists down to eclectic variations on classic southern favorites, the unique food style sets the tone for this fine waterfront dining location in Duck.
Enjoy pastries and donuts fresh out of the oven, as well as other breakfast items, including bagels, croissants and more.
Donuts, Ice cream and coffee treats - great for the whole family!
Delicious coffee, espresso and specialty coffee drinks, as well as pastries and healthy breakfast and snack options, nestled within a local bookstore featuring well-known works alongside some of our local authors' works. A great atmosphere for a relaxing morning pick me up or a mid-afternoon pit-stop.
Ice cream, smoothies and coffee with a beautiful view of the sound. The perfect way to end the day: a spectacular sunset and a sweet dessert!
A unique find serving up specialty coffees, teas and breakfast fare, but known locally for their great selection of craft beers and wine, located in a tree-house type establishment with a shaded deck in the heart of Duck.
Family-owned shop offering specialty pizzas, as well as wings, salads, wraps, calzones, sandwiches and more. They even do catering! Eat-in, carry-out, or enjoy free delivery to Southern Shores, Duck and southern Pine Island.
A local favorite, this relaxed pizza parlor is serving up specialty pizzas, subs and craft beers, situated on a waterfront deck with live music daily.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, but always with a health-conscious approach, Outer Bean Juice and Java offers freshly-squeezed juices, coffee, smoothies, salads and more.
Don’t let the quaintness fool you, Duck is overflowing with roadside eateries, happening raw bars, and live music. Soundside dining rooms and hot sunsets characterize many Duck, NC restaurants. No matter where you’re staying, the perfect eatery is just around the corner.
Whether you’re dreaming of a trip to relax, adventure or a mixture of both, click on a category to get started and find a handful of memorable things to do in Duck, NC.
Exhausted all the dining options in Duck? Drive to a neighboring Outer Banks town for a completely different dining experience.
Rest assured we are taking all necessary precautions to prepare for your upcoming vacation in the wake of COVID-19. Hospitality and cleanliness are a top priority, especially as we continue to navigate these uncharted waters with you.
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