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Duffers Restaurant and Lounge

928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-9299
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“pasta special” (2 reviews)
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
928 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The foood at Duffers is good food and you get what you pay for. For me that is all ytou can ask of a restaurant is to get what you pay for.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Excellent dinner and great service. The Boom Boom shrimp wrap was fantastic! Our wait staff (Janet) was consistently refilling our drinks and was friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend you revisit Duffer's if you haven't been there in a while. The facility is getting...More

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Haven't been there in a few years. They advertise prime rib special Thursday nights. Eight ounce rib was done as ordered, the oven baked veggies in beef consume was wonderful. I even ate all the broccoli! The consume cut that obnoxious taste. Mashed taters were...More

Thank steve S
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on to this place and wish we had stumbled on out the door! 1 waitress for entire restaurant- asked for deck seating and was told "she couldn't accommodate since she was the only waitress and bar staff!" Food was terrible and over priced....More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

First of all, don't mistake this restaurant for the Duffers in Shalotte, NC. Although both have excellent food but the atmosphere and styles are totally different. Duffers Pub is the Oak Island Golf Courses Watering Hole and it's excellent all around. Typical 19th Hole fare....More

Thank stjamesguy
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Located on the Golf Course this restaurant offers great food at reasonable prices. The only down fall is the decor. I would have given it 5 stars, however, the place needs total renovation. The ceiling tiles are stained needs new flooring and tables and chairs....More

Thank wayne t
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We had a 7pm reservation, waited over 30 minutes to be seated in the folding table area. What was the point of calling ahead for a reservation?? After being seated, 20 minutes went by and nobody came to our table to greet us or take...More

Thank Olga V
Reviewed 25 May 2017 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....More

1  Thank Erika T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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...More

Thank scooter1232017
Reviewed 11 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
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Questions & Answers
Rebecca K
31 December 2016|
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Response from Daryl L | Reviewed this property |
Casual everywhere on Oak Island.
Rebecca K
31 December 2016|
Response from Martie P | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress. Jacket & tie is not required. Men wear golf shirts, slacks, shorts. Jeans seem to be okay too. It seems to be an eclectic mix of attire one would wear going out to dinner...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, 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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