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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 3 days ago

You need to make reservations at this unpretentious looking restaurant located right on the bay, it's an excellent spot for watching the sun set. The welcome was kind and sincere and the server was capable and friendly. It's predominantly a seafood restaurant which was fresh...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Again, first time visit this past year and it was very good. Steak was excellent as was the seafood. Server was also good. It was very loud here and because of the small menu, one of our guests didn't really find something that he wanted....More

Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was good, well presented and hot and tasty. The atmosphere was nice too, a bit bistro like, bustling and a good vibe to the place. The waiter was a bit funny about our choice of wine, not recommending a local one (really??) however...More

Thank Size12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a delicious meal at the Paper Canoe! Had the shrimp and grits and it was divine! Served with 5 very large shrimp and a very flavorful sauce with lots of andouille. Lent a little heat to the dish which was perfect. My husband had...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been going to this owner's restaurant since he owned Groupers in Timbuck II. I always looked forward to a meal. I called to make a reservation for 14 people and was turned away because I have children in our party. This is a...More

1  Thank Mmbarone B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined here over the past few years whenever we are in OBX. Great restaurant. We have eaten at the bar a few times which is fun! Also great views of the sound and sunsets! My dinner was delicious but pricey for chicken legs...More

Thank DMZ56
Reviewed 1 week ago

It always surprises me when I go to the high end restaurants in OBX and find a friendly unpretentious attitude. This is no exception. They do only have 1 table for 2 the rest of the tables for 2 you have to hike up like...More

Thank Maria52509
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have dined at this little gem several times over the last few years. The restaurant is small, definitely need reservations, unless you luck out with a seat at the bar. Wonderful views of the water/sunset along the back wall of restaurant,...More

Thank Pat E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was perfect. The scenery was great, the staff was friendly & the food oh, the food. The owner was friendly and accommodating and able to squeak us in on a busy night. The beers on tap could use a little variety- I get...More

Thank Flapjacked2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been regulars to OBX but this was the first time we dined at Paper Canoe (our adults night out!). The restaurant is smallish but lovely inside - make a reservation if you want to eat here. The waitstaff was super professional, friendly and attentive....More

Thank Aloha2009
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Susan H
1 November 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
8 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
USD 10 - USD 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
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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