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Paper Canoe

1564 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4634
+1 252-715-2220
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1564 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4634
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good high end restaurant. The seafood was awesome and the wine variety was great, too. The only negative I can say was that we couldn't make a reservation on the phone for 2, because they were fully booked. We decided to just show up...More

Thank mydentist2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Paper Canoe for the first time ever. Reservations highly recommended - limited seating. The service was friendly and knowledgeable. Items on the menu were inspired for the daily dishes by chef's choice. Seafood was prepared properly and flavorful. Dishes were portioned properly....More

Thank Koriandyr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As is fitting to the locale, Paper Canoe is a paired-down venue for well executed dining experience. We dined with our two school-aged children choosing many of the courses according to the server's recommendation. We had the Seafood Trio (price not known unless you asked),...More

Thank TikkiTalk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every thing we got we delicious -- little neck crabs, crab cakes, and a fish called sheepshead. I don't like risotto, but theirs was excellent, and the crab cakes were the best I've ever had outside of Baltimore. Fresh food prepared simply but creatively and...More

Thank Brendan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wisely made our reservations for an early dinner one day in advance. The restaurant is a lovely, quaint place right on the water of the Sound. The menu choices were varied and all very tempting...everything from fresh fish and duck breast to pastas like...More

Thank kendrawellmeier
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried to make a reservation for a party of 11. This restaurant accepts reservations. When I asked, he asked how many adults. I didn't think quick enough to ask why that mattered. When I told him 6 adults and 5 children, he said... "sorry,...More

3  Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were visitng the OBX for our first time, and we really wanted to try some local places that didn't feel kitschy or touristy. The paper canoe was exactly the type of restaurant we were looking for, and the food was exceptional....More

Thank BzKevin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish I have ever had. The risotto was delicious as well. My fiancé and I were able to sit at a table to view the sunset over the water. Cocktails were delicious, but pricy. Definitely just a date night Resturant, vs an ever night...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food with amazing views of the water. Would definitely recommend! The shrimp and grits are amazing, filet special was incredible, and the spring roll appetizer did not disappoint! :)

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off make reservations early if you want a table to view the sunset while you dine. We unfortunately waited to late but still were lucky to get a table for nine during our OBX stay. This restaurant is small located on the sound with...More

Thank LT T
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Susan H
31 October 2016|
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Response from gazborangers | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you give them a call and ask they are a friendly bunch
Michael W
7 October 2016|
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Response from s w | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp located on the exterior of the building and I believe the floors inside are level and fairly easy to navigate. You can google the restaraunt and look at images of it to see if it meets your needs. Hope this... More
Amy T
15 September 2016|
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Response from VBSunshine | Reviewed this property |
I would say, no
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1564 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4634
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: +1 252-715-2220
A stunning waterfront setting serving fresh food prepared simply and with passion by our team of friends using ingredients from our own backyard. We are dedicated to your experience from the time you walk in the door. An ever changing chalkboard features daily selections from handmade pasta, locally caught seafood and rustic wood oven specialties. Ten Craft beers on draught and extensive reasonably priced wine list showcase our wood oven pizzas and entree offerings
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