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Red Drum Taphouse

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
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2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
+1 252-480-1095
11:30 - 21:30
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Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lunch spot or place to grab a beer when you are out and about in the outer banks. The spicy ribs are amazing as well

Thank Harley H
Linkwood, Maryland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Everything we have had there has been great. Great prices too. You will not leave there hungry either!

Thank Greg W
Nags Head, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

great place to eat, service is great as is the food and atmosphere fun time place where locals meet up

Thank George B
Dallas, Texas
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205 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My friends and I stopped in for lunch and were greeted and seated right away. Someone was there immediately to take our drink order and the servers are knowledgeable about the beers enough to recommend one. The food was good and everyone finished their entire entrees!

Thank Brenda K
Fairfax County, Virginia
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great for a family dinner. We were seated right away. The server Mae was awesome. She met our every need and then some. She was patient with special requests and checked on us often. The food and beer selections were great. We enjoyed the steamed options and fresh seafood. Prices are reasonable. Well worth another visit!

1 Thank Catherine B
West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Needing a place to eat one night, we settled on one within walking distance of our beachfront rental. Boy, did we make the right choice! Our group of 10 had everything from burgers to the Taphouse Chicken to the Seafood Jambalaya. It was all delicious! Not a gripe out of the whole group. Four of us went back the next... More 

Thank fred532016
Hopewell, Virginia
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406 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after a round of golf. They seated us promptly and the service and food was outstanding. I needed to pay off a bet, a scoop of butter pecan ice cream, but since they don't serve ice cream. The owner allowed me to go and get a half gallon of butter pecan and serve it to all my... More 

Thank molarman26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Best food we've had here. Apple chops were amazing. We highly recommend you make this as one of your choices for dinner.

Thank Becky E
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a great and affordable lunch here. I had steamed shrimp with steamed vegetables. My husband had tuna Reuben which had a large piece of fresh grilled tuna. They have an extensive line up of draft beers. Good food with a casual atmosphere.

Thank msmaggie22963
Greensboro, North Carolina
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Courteous and warm staff .. well appointed game area welcomed us when we arrived ..on a friday night we had to wait close to an hour to get our seat and the restaurant closes at 9 PM so plan accordingly Seafood platter / crabcakes were simply amazing ...they also have kids menu We also ordered chicken Alfredo pasta to my... More 

Thank Prithish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1095

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?