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Paper Canoe

1564 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4634
+1 252-715-2220
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1564 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4634
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

First night in Duck looking for a place for dinner. Hostess so accommodating to seat us without a reservation. Food was out of this world.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our large party went to Paper Canoe in mid-October and had a great time! The food and the service were top notch. Our server and all-around menu guide Jeff really took good care of us with the food and drink recommendations. The menu and the...More

Thank slaterinde
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Stopped in on our first night in Duck with no reservation. The hostess was very accommodating and in a few minutes we had a table. We weren’t aware it was their last dinner service before they closed for the winter. We got some good recommendations...More

Thank Peckman
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We've been to OBX, and especially Duck often, but this new experience was a real treat and a great surprise. The Paper Canoe offered casual dining in a comfortable setting overlooking the Sound and offered great food. We both selected the Shrimp and Grits. It...More

Thank John_S34039
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had the duck pizza and it was excellent. Wonderful waitress! Grilled romaine salad was a little bland. Drinks were pretty expensive for size. Atmosphere a little too dark for lighting, difficult to read menus.

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Visited here for dinner while on vacation in Corolla, and will return. Made reservations for the bar as the dining room was booked. I would recommend the bar over the dining room as the view of the sunset is beautiful. Entrees were the shrimp and...More

Thank JohnEV123
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This was our second visit to Paper Canoe and like the first it was fabulous. The restaurant is located on Duck Rd right across from the Sanderling Inn and sits with perfect sun set views. The food is fantastic as is the service and atmosphere....More

Thank jpete
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Cute place with rustic atmosphere and great sunset view. However, the picnic-type tables (hard surfaced) are not my idea of seating for a so-called fine dining experience. The service was well-intentioned but our waiter seemed to be servicing too many tables. We arrived early (around...More

Thank AntiqueWren
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate there for the first time last night. It was incredibly good! I had their filet that was on special, as I was tired of seafood, it was fabulous. Recommend calling a few days ahead for reservation, we called 2 hours...More

Thank kmcnot
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Lovely dinner with my husband with a view of the sounds! Homemade pasta was a huge hit for my husband (his favorite). Great local fish selection and nice wine list. Reservations needed in advance.

Thank corneliustravelchic
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Susan H
31 October 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
7 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
14 September 2016|
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I would say, no
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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