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Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-9299
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish I could say my family had a good experience because there are not many ocean view places on the island. To start, we were sat in the right dining room which was equipped with garage sale folding tables covered in a table cloth. There was a fairly large party in tv same room who looked to be beastly... More 

Thank Erika T
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there on April 22nd for dinner. Party of four. Restaurant was empty except for a few at the bar....around 5:30pm. We all ordered entrees. Salads were fast food quality....boxed croutons and wilted greens. Salads were brought to table quickly. We waited another 80-90 minutes for the hot entrees. Problem was, all the food was brought out cold. Two of... More 

Thank scooter1232017
Cary, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were excited to visit Duffer's, the view was great but food was disappointing. Our app came out with our meal; Fried clams and Burger were very overdone.

Thank JLN919
Southport, North Carolina
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I organized a lunch here for a group of ladies. It was handled well with a room reserved for our group of 24. Food and drink were ordered and delivered in a timely manner. I'm not sure if everyone 's food was great because I didn't talk with everyone, but those at my table were pleased. I thought it worked... More 

Thank C C
Bolivia, North Carolina
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The service was slow and the waitress kept disappearing for long periods of time. The food was not good either. The Chimichanga I ordered was bland and watery and did not include the ingredients on the menu. This could be a much better restaurant if they hired better cooks.

Thank Rodney G
Oak Island, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This restaurant is the country club for the Oak Island Golf Course located where Oak Island and Caswell Beach join. I have a Church group that I work with meet for lunch there yesterday. We have dones this for about 6 years. There were 20 in our group yesterday. Four of them were musicians who graciously give of there time... More 

Thank K3gma
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

A good meal on a hot day with some good views. A great way to finish a round of golf, or grab a quick bite after a day at the beach.

Thank ADang2
Southport, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have eaten lunch at Duffer's several times and have always been very satisfied with my meal. I especially enjoyed the Reuben sandwich.

Thank Joe C
Southport, North Carolina
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I usually dine periodically at Duffers with another couple from the Island and have consistently found their food, service, and atmosphere to be excellent. There was a period of time in the distant past when the restaurant went into a slump but it is now operating with 5 stars for sure. We have dined and had opening... More 

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Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant overlooks the ocean with a beautiful, relaxing view. They have normal casual fare, with some unusual items as well. Had seafood enchilada. It had a crispy outside with perfectly cooked shrimp and crab inside. Took home cheesecake for later - well worth the calories!!

Thank TravellingRings

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-9299

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