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Red Drum Taphouse

) #15 of 59 Restaurants in Nags Head ££ - £££ American, , Seafood
2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
+1 252-480-1095
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Walked to Red Drum from out vacation home. Great service, friendly! Stuffed Jalapeños and shrimp con Queso to start, WOW! Delicious! Fish and chips for dinner. Red Drum soup. Top it off with a slice of homemade cheesecake. You won't go wrong here!

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here after the restaurant was recommended. My husband got the steamed shrimp with veggies. It was so salty he couldn't eat it and he never leaves food. The other food was fair. Wouldn't go back again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Ok some great food here without the tourist traps here! Some great food in Nags Head.. fresh and clean

Thank JosephCrafnia
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We have travelled to the OBX for the last 10 years and always eat at this restaurant. The seafood is outstanding as well as the homemade chowder. Clean and comfortable environment and service is always outstanding. You want be disappointed!

Thank Susannah D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you like soft shell crab then you need to go here during lunch. The best soft shell sandwich on the OBX!! Delicious!

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I ate here two nights in a row it was so good! I had shrimp one night and fish and chips the next. Wait staff were great. Quiet place. Got my food quickly and it was all delicious!

Thank cssjas
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We love to stop at restaurants, have a drink and a couple of appetizers. The Red Drum did not diappoint us. My husband ordered a flight of their beers along with the Pot Stickers and the Calamari. Everything was delicious. The Pot Stickers were on...More

Thank Lab L
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had dinner here while vacationing in the OBX. I had a salad with cucumber wasabi dressing - great dressing. I also had the soft shell crab special - crabs were sauteed with lemon/dill/capers. Dinner was served with mashed potatoes and sauteed vegetables. Very good...More

Thank deb2210
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was a great find. Food was outstanding, portions excellent, service great. Can't find a negative even in the slightest. Seafood and everything else was fresh. Definitely will stop again on the next trip to the area.

Thank Bud R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Have been here several times for lunch and dinner. Most recent stop was a few days ago for lunch with kids. Food was prepared to order and fresh. Excellent Hatteras Clam Chowder, steamed shrimp, blackened tuna and Cheeseburger. Service was great. This is one of...More

Thank rcpckp
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Susan D
Do have a allergen menu? Or are you able to accommodate food allergies?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Marc P | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant, they know best what is in their food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1095
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