Duck, NC, Restaurants: American

Including Family-Oriented Duck, NC, Restaurants

Families flock to Southern Shores and Duck – parents, teens, children, babies, grandparents, dogs – and the overall dining scene has evolved to meet that. A variety of the restaurants here offer menus that have familiar and tasty fare that delights a range of palates. Enjoy quality family time while sharing a delicious meal in a friendly and comfortable environment. 

Blue Point

The Waterfront Shops
Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1240 Duck Road, The Waterfront Shops, Duck
(252) 261-8090

The Blue Point established Duck as an Outer Banks dining destination when it opened in 1989 and has since put the tiny town on the foodie map. The restaurant is lively and offers fantastic views of the Currituck Sound. The menus are creative, upscale, Southern and coastal, changing seasonally to reflect the fresh local and regional ingredients that are available. The dinner menu offers salads,... read more

The Blue Point established Duck as an Outer Banks dining destination when it opened in... read more

ClamBake OBX

3841 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 2, Kitty Hawk
(252) 455-8737

Take a load off and let ClamBake OBX do some of the work of feeding your family! They'll bring the fun and excitement of an old-fashioned clam bake right to your front door, or you can choose from 14 other menus with their in-house chef services. ClamBake OBX serves areas from Corolla to Hatteras Island, and they will come to your house and do all the... read more

Take a load off and let ClamBake OBX do some of the work of feeding... read more

Cookshak Fried Chicken

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1187 Duck Road, Loblolly Pines Shopping Plaza, Duck
(252) 261-1156
2515 S. Croatan Highway Unit A, Nags Head
(252) 441-1156

If it’s Southern chicken, then it’d better be fried. At least, that’s what they believe at The Cookshak Fried Chicken. Their small menu lets them focus on preparing fried chicken and its fixings right, crafting each meal to feel like you’re sitting down to a big chicken dinner at Grandma’s country farmhouse. The restaurant serves food in family-size servings, and you can order half or whole birds and pair them with sides of fries,... read more

If it’s Southern chicken, then it’d better be fried. At least, that’s what they believe at The Cookshak Fried Chicken.... read more

Cosmo’s Pizzeria

Southern Shores, NC, American & Family Oriented
5591 N. Croatan Highway, The Marketplace, Southern Shores
(252) 261-8388

Cosmo’s offers Italian-style food that’s worth seeking out. We think the crust is dandy — perfectly crisp on the outside and soft on the inside and with just a hint of sweetness. Choose from any of their fabulous pizza concoctions or create your own. Cosmo’s also offers salads, pasta dishes, subs, beer and wine. You can eat in or take it out.... read more

Cosmo’s offers Italian-style food that’s worth seeking out. We think the crust is dandy —... read more

NC Coast Grill & Bar

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1184 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 261-8666

The second restaurant from the team at Duck’s Red Sky Cafe, NC Coast Grill & Bar’s open kitchen, concrete bar, upscale coastal decor and waterfront location create a lively, hip and low-key atmosphere for gathering with family and friends over drinks, snacks, shareable plates and meals. Owner/Chef Wes Stepp describes NC Coast’s cuisine as celebrating the flavors of the coastal South while bringing in cross-cultural... read more

The second restaurant from the team at Duck’s Red Sky Cafe, NC Coast Grill &... read more

Pizza Stop

Southern Shores, NC, American & Family Oriented
5385 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Sandy Ridge Shopping Center, Southern Shores
(252) 261-7867

The Pizza Stop bakes fresh, hand tossed, authentic New York–style pizzas in their own stone ovens. All dough, sauces and most of the dressings are made in house. Choose from a variety of specialty pies or create one of your own with fresh, often organic, veggies and toppings. They also serve subs, pasta dishes, salad, wine and beer. You can eat in, take out or... read more

The Pizza Stop bakes fresh, hand tossed, authentic New York–style pizzas in their own stone... read more

Pizzazz Pizza

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1187 Duck Road, Loblolly Pines Shopping Center, Duck
(252) 261-8822
603 Currituck Clubhouse, The Shoppes at the Currituck Club, Corolla
(252) 453-8858
2515 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 10.5, Nags Head
(252) 261-1111

Pizzazz is a pizza favorite on the Outer Banks. They’ve been around since 1986 because they make consistently great pizza with generous toppings and the service is friendly. Choose from gourmet menu creations or stick with the traditional. Pizzazz also makes hot subs, salads and wings. You can eat in for lunch or dinner or have your pizza delivered. Call for off-season hours. And, if... read more

Pizzazz is a pizza favorite on the Outer Banks. They’ve been around since 1986 because... read more

Red Sky Cafe

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1197 Duck Road, Duck Landing, Duck
(252) 261-8646

Red Sky is an inviting cafe with a creative menu of contemporary coastal cuisine. Chef Wes Stepp and his team turn out some incredible fare, including filet mignon, crispy duck and seafood. The kitchen prepares seafood, pasta and chicken creations plus sandwiches, salads, soups, appetizers and desserts. The daily specials are always worth trying. Top-quality, flavor-rich ingredients round out all the offerings, and the sides... read more

Red Sky is an inviting cafe with a creative menu of contemporary coastal cuisine. Chef... read more

The Village Table & Tavern

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1314 N. Duck Road, Duck
(252) 715-1414

With sweeping views of the Currituck Sound from every window, The Village Table & Tavern is one of the newest additions to Duck’s dining scene. Situated on the waterfront just north of town, The Village has become known for their creative, high-quality food and drink and exceptional service. Their menu is based on the belief that casual food doesn't have to be ordinary and inspired food... read more

With sweeping views of the Currituck Sound from every window, The Village Table & Tavern... read more

Tommy's Natural Foods Market & Wine Shop

Duck, NC, American & Family Oriented
1242 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 261-8990

Tommy’s Natural Foods Market & Wine Shop is known internationally for its beef and wild American seafood. It is the only market in the area licensed to carry Certified Angus Beef. The seafood department features fresh and steamed wild American shrimp, wild Alaskan salmon, dry-packed scallops (no preservatives here), clams, Alaskan crab legs, tuna and crab cakes – so good that even the folks from... read more

Tommy’s Natural Foods Market & Wine Shop is known internationally for its beef and wild... read more