Sister restaurant to the beloved Paper Canoe restaurant in Duck, The Pony and the Boat Comfort Kitchen offers the consistency and high food quality of the Paper Canoe with more casual fare and a low-key vibe. Settle in for a comfort-based dinners at the bar, in a cozy booth or in the dining room, where tables can be configured for groups large and small. The focus of the menu is to offer a fresh, elevated take on comfort food: fried chicken, house-smoked ribs, hand-carved turkey sandwiches, hot roast beef sandwiches, fresh seafood, chicken pot pie, Southern-style sides and more. The kitchen is committed to top-quality ingredients to include all-natural chicken, grass-fed N.C.-raised beef, local and regional seafood, local produce and more. Take-out is available. The restaurant serves beer, wine and spirits, including an extensive list of bourbons.