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“Red Drum or Not”
Review of Red Drum Taphouse

Red Drum Taphouse
Ranked #18 of 84 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Takeout
Oak Ridge, Tn
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Red Drum or Not”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Four of us had dinner. Parking was extremely limited, considering the number of tables. However, we were seated immediately, while larger parties continued to wait. Several beers on tap. Menu was fairly extensive. One person order jambalaya, which had a generous portion of perfectly cooked large shrimp. Another person ordered yellow fin tuna with crab garnish. The tuna was over cooked and dry. Mashed potatoes were excellent. Two of us ordered a cup of red drum chowder and a full rack of pork ribs and split it in two, with mashed potatoes and carrots and green beans. Chowder was very disappointing, watery and no clue of red drum. Ribs were not fall-off-the-ribs type and were slightly over cooked and chewy. Ambiance was crowed and noisy. Prices were moderate but reasonable for the area. Service was friendly, but sparse; she was serving too many tables.

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Everyone in my family was satisfied. ”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Accidentally pulled into parking lot. But to our surprise food and service and micro brew beer were excellent. Plan on coming back again. during my trip.

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Thank PaulPries
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Hopewell, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
447 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“A nice quiet night”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We were at the beach with 13. This was our chance away from the little ones. Two couples went out for a little adult alone time. The meal was outstanding. All of their selections were quite tasty. Save room for dessert they are home made and delicious

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Thank molarman26
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Belmont
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Popular local eatery”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Gets very full in the evenings. We went for lunch and it was not very busy. We had a nice waitress and good food with reasonable prices.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Tara L
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Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Food was good and reasonably priced. Servings were large. Would eat there again. The spinach and artichoke dip was wonderful.

Visited July 2014
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Thank iflossm
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