Red Sky Cafe

Red Sky Cafe Restaurant in Duck, NC

Why is Red Sky Cafe one of the most popular restaurants in Duck, NC? Sure, the atmosphere is fun, the wait staff is happy and the drinks are refreshing. But it’s the vast choices on the menus that make people regulars. With separate lunch and dinner menus (as well as special occasion ones, such as for Easter or Valentine’s Day), Red Sky Cafe covers the bases for meat lovers, seafood aficionados, vegetarians, vegans and those determined to eat a super healthy meal. Red Sky offers more choices than almost any other restaurant in Duck, NC, so it’s a great option for families or big groups where there might be variations in who’s in the mood for what! When you can range from a beet and kale salad to baby back ribs with fries, you know you’ve found a restaurant that will make everyone happy. Build your own burger and load it up with tons of options. Go Southern with fried green tomatoes, NC pulled pork BBQ, Southern parm or sweet and smoky NC shrimp. Take it south of the border with the Blue Water Burrito, build your own tacos or the fajita quesadilla. Keep with the local catch and have charred raw tuna, shrimp and grits or the seasonal catch.

Red Sky Café – Fit Food and More!

Red Sky Cafe adds in another dimension to the menu choices for guests: a focus on healthy eating. Both the lunch and dinner menus feature Tastefully Fit choices that are vegan or vegetarian and low in carbs. Few other Outer Banks restaurants make it so easy to stick with your chosen way of eating. How does a vegan stir fry sound or broth-simmered fresh seafood with veggies? Even the choices for sides keep you in the healthy zone – asparagus, sautéed mixed mushrooms, rice and beans and more. And with the build your own options with burgers and tacos, you’re able to add in only the options you want. No bun? No problem. Veggie burger instead of beef with a gluten-free bun? Sure! This Duck, NC, restaurant knows what you want!

Carolina Crab Dip

House made crostinis
12

Fried Green Tomatoes

With house-made pimento cheese and Alabama BBQ sauce
9

Red Sky House Salad

Classic Red Sky salad with local field greens, granny smith apple slaw, cucumbers and house-made ginger dressing
9

Beet & Kale Salad

Sliced beets served on a pistachio kale slaw with shaved red onions and white balsamic vinaigrette
11

Southern Caesar

Romaine lettuce with crispy sweet potato sticks and house-made Caesar dressing
9

House-Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast

5

Crab Cake

7

Sweet n' Smoky Shrimp

6

Grass-Fed Burger

6

Blue Water Burrito

Fresh fish/, pico de gallo, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, jack cheese, rice and beans
11

Chef Wes' Shrimp N’ Grits

North Carolina shrimp, applewood smoked bacon, tomato cajun cream and redneck risotto
15

Build Your Own Burger

Chargrilled local beef, lettuce, tomato and onion on a toasted potato roll with you choice of: Cheddar cheese, crumbled bleu cheese, pimento cheese, provolone cheese, house-roasted pulled pork, applewood smoked bacon, fried egg or jalapenos
10
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Each topping1.50
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Gluten free bun1.50
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Veggie burger2

Chicken BLT

Grilled chicken, pesto, shredded lettuce, tomato, fresh mozzarella and applewood smoked bacon wrapped in a flour tortilla, served hot and finished with a Sriracha aioli
10

North Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ

House-roasted BBQ on a potato roll with southern slaw, served with house-made chips
9

Build Your Own Tacos

Your choice of local-caught fish, grilled chicken or pulled pork with power slaw, guacamole, rice and beans
15

Red Sky Cheesesteak

Shaved beef, shrooms, onions and house-made beer cheese sauce served with house-made chips
11

Southern Parm

Panko chicken breast, mac n’ cheese, tomato gravy and mozzarella served with garlic crostini
12

Fajita Quesadilla

Jack blend cheese, sweet peppers, onions and your choice of chicken or shrimp served with pico, sour cream and guacamole
12

Quick Fried Crab Cake

Lettuce, tomato and red onion seved with a Sriracha aioli on a Martin's potato roll
14

Sweet N' Smoky North Carolina Shrimp

Served atop house-made mac n' cheese
13

Sexi Mexi

Black bean spread, jack cheddar, house pico and your choice of chicken or shrimp
14

Build Your Bowl

Your choice of chicken, fish, shrimp or beef with brown rice, black beans and corn relish
14

Impossible Burger

All-vegetable burger cooked on a flat-iron grill and finished with fresh guac and pico
12

The Bob Marley

Grilled portabella stacked with fresh mozzarella, lettuce and tomato and finished with a balsamic reduction
11

Hand Cut French Fries

5

Onion Rings

5

Mac N' Cheese

5

Rice & Beans

5

House-Fried Potato Chips

5

Chicken Fingers

9

Grilled Cheese

9

Kiddie Burger

9

Soup of the Day

Varies

Beet Salad

Arugula and kale tossed with red cabbage, carrots and red onions with a white balsamic vinaigrette and finished with roasted beets and goat cheese
11

Classic Caesar Salad

Parmesan and sweet potato crisps
10

House Salad

Garden greens, carrots, granny smith apples and cilantro-stung cucumbers
10

Scallops Casino

Wanchese sea scallops with a bacon tomato jam
12

Crab Dip

Served with pita rounds
12

Charred Raw Tuna

Wasabi cream served with seaweed salad and finished with an Asian lacquer and ginger
12

Fried Green Tomatoes

With pimento cheese and a balsamic drizzle
11

Sweet & Smoky Shrimp

8

Grilled Chicken

6

Crab Cake

8

Pan Seared Scallops

14

Chef Wes' Shrimp N’ Grits

North Carolina green tail shrimp, applewood smoked bacon and tomato sweet pepper Cajun cream on redneck risotto
26

Salmon Oscar

Salmon filet cast-iron seared with crab meat and asparagus served on whipped red potatoes and finished with fresh dill hollandaise
27

Trio

Chef's choice fish, shrimp and crab cake flat-iron grilled with sauce du jour and daily vegetables
27

Red Sky Ribs

House-made dry-rubbed baby back ribs served with power slaw and handcut fries
25

Vegan Dish

Sesame stir fry with chef's choice of the freshest veggies flat-iron grilled and simmered in a coconut curry turmeric cream, served with jasmine rice
21
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Add scallops, shrimp or fish10

Crab Cakes

Local crab quick-fried and served on a poblano corn cream with grits and veggies
28

Duck in Duck

Skirted duck breast flat-iron grilled and served with smashed fingerling potatoes, asparagus and a red wine local honey reduction
26

Chicken Caprese

Basil-crusted chicken breast cast-iron seared and topped with summer tomato steak, fresh mozzarella cheese, served on chef's pasta tossed in a basil pistachio pesto
23

Southern Fried

Local catch, crab cake and shrimp served with power slaw and handcut fries with a roasted jalapeno tartar and cocktail sauce
27

Butcher's Block

Choice cuts of grass-fed beef (chef-inspired preparation changes daily)
Market price

North Carolina Coast

Chef's choice of seasonal seafood simmered in cioppino broth with fresh veggies, finished with jasmine rice and a lime wedge
26

Pan Seared Scallops

Pan-seared scallops served on a sweet potato risotto, finished with a red wine blood orange reduction and asparagus
26

Handcut Fries

5

Asparagus

5

Red Neck Risotto

5

Sweet Potato Risotto

5

Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

5

Sauteed Mixed Mushrooms

5

Chicken Fingers

9

Kid Shrimp

9

Pasta of the Day

9