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Roadside Bar & Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1193 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
+1 252-261-5729
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (48 reviews)
“pretzel bread” (14 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1193 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
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1 - 10 of 590 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were told that it was going to be a 90-minute wait for dinner at one of the restaurants facing the sound. At that point we would have missed the sunset. We knew that the menu at that place was only average so we decided...More

Thank Princess012472
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dined here a year ago and came in again between lunch and dinner time. Young lady who waited on us this year was NOT at all friendly. Really didn't seem to care whether we stayed or not. The food was pretty good but the...More

1  Thank mark s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't even get a table, even though we were the only ones waiting for a table. There looked to be 2 waitresses or 1 waitress and 1 hostess. We were standing up front at the hostess station and no one would look at us....More

1  Thank Katherine11112014
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is definitely eclectic with broken bottle art pieces in tables, on walls, etc. the waitresses seem to be stretched during a lunchtime rush. For the meal the chowder was the highlight. The yogi wrap seemed more quinoa than veggie. The bacon on the...More

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Eclectic decor inside masked by a beachy exterior. My wife and I enjoyed some appetizers and a drink. Service is friendly and attentive. Clam chowder was very tasty with generous portion. Shimp and grits where delicious. My wife enjoyed a pear/goat cheese salad. Will return.

Thank dpapman
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to check this place out just because we could. Food was delicious and the staff was great. The real gem for us was the backyard bar they have behind. It's welcoming and quirky. It's decorated with all sorts of recycled things . A great...More

Thank plthequeen
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant at least once on each of our visits to the Outer Banks and it has never disappointed our expectations to even the slightest degree. This year we took 4 friends with us for dinner and, as usual, all loved...More

Thank wvtraveller_10
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Staff was friendly. Food and drinks were good and served by the friendly staff. I suggest the shrimp and grits and scallop salad!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Stopped in for a drink to take a break from walking, super strong premium drinks. Lots of bang for your buck. Watched them making burgers, from the bar at lunch time, didn't get one. Came back another night for dinner, and no burgers:( but plenty...More

Thank timeinhell
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Last night in Duck & we were walking around looking for better than average food. We were hesitant about this place, bc where we're from, you'd think it was a dive bar from the outside (rustic) appearance. Place is beautiful inside!! Huge!! Place was packed...More

Thank greg b
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Questions & Answers
18 May 2017|
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Response from roadsideduck | Property representative |
No children's menu. We do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-5729
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