Duck, NC, Restaurants: Outdoor Dining

Of the Outer Banks towns, one of the highest concentrations of outdoor dining options is found within the Duck, NC, restaurant scene. Share a pizza on a boardwalk bordered by the Currituck Sound. Sip a cocktail or glass of wine while watching the sun sink into the sound. Cool down on a hot day with ice cream and slushies enjoyed in the midst of a refreshing breeze. Dig into gourmet preparations of local seafood in the balconies of waterfront bistros. At so many of these Southern Shores and Duck, NC, restaurants, the food and views vie for a diner’s attention … not a bad thing at all!

Sunset Grille and Raw Bar

Duck, NC, Outdoor Dining
1264 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 261-3901

This restaurant comes by its name honestly. It’s on the Currituck Sound, perfectly oriented to those nightly sunset shows. To better enjoy the setting sun, you can dine outdoors on the huge waterfront deck. Sunset Grille has a Caribbean theme: Jimmy Buffett, tiki lights, colorful decor, island drinks and fare … you get the idea. It comes together as casual and fun and very family... read more

This restaurant comes by its name honestly. It’s on the Currituck Sound, perfectly oriented to... read more

Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine

Duck, NC, Outdoor Dining
1211 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 480-2326

Sweet T’s Coffee Beer & Wine in Duck is the perfect casual spot to hang out. As a full-service coffee shop it offers many of the coffee and espresso drinks you love, plus pastries, muffins, bagels and other treats. A large selection of craft beer and wine makes it simple to enjoy the tree-shaded deck with a draft beer or glass of wine. You can also mix-and-match... read more

Sweet T’s Coffee Beer & Wine in Duck is the perfect casual spot to hang... read more