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Excellent restaurant Superb food will not be disappointed and customer’s service is also good so I highly recommend Rubby Duck Tavern will return again ... read more
Bernard Conaty via google.com - May 6, 2021
Great food, craft beer selection could have been better, but very positive overall ... read more
Robert via google.com - May 5, 2021
Came here with my girlfriend for a drink and appetizers. Had the black bean and queso dip. It was r
Came here with my girlfriend for a drink and appetizers. Had the black bean and queso dip. It was really good. We sat at the bar. Nice place…good food ... read more
Mary Nutbourne via facebook.com - May 5, 2021
Staple of Morehead city. Food and staff are always at the top of there game.
David Bannister via google.com - May 4, 2021
Very good food with excellent service ... read more
robert ray via google.com - May 2, 2021
Excellent atmosphere and fabulous water view on Taylor Creek. Food was delish!!
Excellent atmosphere and fabulous water view on Taylor Creek. Food was delish!!
Steve Taylor via facebook.com - May 2, 2021
Long wait for a waiter and food, but the service was friendly, the view wonderful and the food was pretty good too. The tomato mozzarella soup is delicious. I asked for an extra piece of French bread and they brought me out a plate full of it, so I thought they were just being nice, but they charged me for it without telling me, so t ... read more
Jennifer C via google.com - Apr 30, 2021
Me and the wife are locals and have avoided this place over the years because I thought the menu was overpriced. We went their Wednesday and it was busy so we sat at the bar. I believe the prices are not only reasonable but a little cheaper than surrounding restaurants. When you sit at the bar you can be nosy and ask your barmates ho ... read more
Joe Hennessey via google.com - Apr 30, 2021
Excellent food and drink. Our waiter was outstanding. I was in town a couple of years ago and was determined to go back. If anything, it was better.
J. Decherd Guess via google.com - Apr 30, 2021
The food is great the Tuscan Tomato soup is off the charts!! Service is great and staff is very fri
The food is great the Tuscan Tomato soup is off the charts!! Service is great and staff is very friendly. Anytime we are in the area we try and eat here.
Henry Davis via facebook.com - Apr 29, 2021
good, service and scenery made for a worthy visit. thanks
good, service and scenery made for a worthy visit. thanks ... read more
Marie Vecchio via facebook.com - Apr 29, 2021
Great place for fresh seafood and American fare! I had the West Indies Grilled Tuna steak sandwich and have a new Tuna favorite now. Spinach and Crab Flatbread and New Orleans Style crab cake sandwich are incredible as well. When busy you can sit at the bar and drink while you wait. Outdoor seating has great view of Morehead City wa ... read more
Ryan Lipscomb via google.com - Apr 29, 2021
Philly cheese steak sandwich and shrimp tacos were delicious ... read more
Jennifer Morse via google.com - Apr 28, 2021
Awesome food, awesome staff awesome view!
Jeff Martin via google.com - Apr 28, 2021
Great food, great view and great service!
Jenny Rosalie via google.com - Apr 27, 2021
The food was alright but the service was very good.
Wrenn Dawson via google.com - Apr 27, 2021
Seared Tuna was Fantastic My wife had the Grilled Mauhi and my son had the Duck Absolutely the Best around. Waiter Was Outgoing and very Professional.
Danny Hall via google.com - Apr 26, 2021
Best food on the waterfront! The best streamed mussels around! and that broth!!!! You can never go
Best food on the waterfront! The best streamed mussels around! and that broth!!!! You can never go wrong with The Fish bites ... read more
Jaime Mcfadden via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2021
Great service and food atmosphere was awesome oh and the drinks were super good ... read more
Crystal Norman via google.com - Apr 25, 2021
Friendly accommodating service
Friendly accommodating service ... read more
Gary Cameron via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2021
Had dinner here and were very satisfied. Nice variety of seafood and non-seafood enrees. Server was
Had dinner here and were very satisfied. Nice variety of seafood and non-seafood enrees. Server was pleasant but not particularly attentive. Outside seating overlooking the water was nice, even on a somewhat chilly evening.
willieb3077_12 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 25, 2021
Great food and atmosphere
Great food and atmosphere ... read more
Robert McGill via facebook.com - Apr 24, 2021
Great service, food, and environment as always. I come here a few times a year when I can since I no longer live in Morehead. I will always come back for the Ruddy duck!
Edward Sheehan via google.com - Apr 24, 2021
Servers were awesome food was ok. The burger was cooked perfectly but the fries were soggy and under cooked. I am a fan of crispy fries. The amberjack cajun fish bites were oily but the sauce and coating were nice. The ambiance is exquisite and I would return as I figure it was an off day.
Tanya Amatori via google.com - Apr 24, 2021
Food was good and service was excellent ... read more
joseph darnell via google.com - Apr 22, 2021
1st time last night with fam, fresh, homemade good food and seafood! Excellent and we'll be back!
1st time last night with fam, fresh, homemade good food and seafood! Excellent and we'll be back!
Marijean Garofalo via facebook.com - Apr 21, 2021
very yummy food will be back great dining beautiful area beautiful restaurant.
very yummy food will be back great dining beautiful area beautiful restaurant.
Merrill Chris via facebook.com - Apr 21, 2021
So cool that they offer gluten free fried fish! I just wasn’t a huge fan of the dish I got, though it was exciting to see the option for breaded gf items. Thank you for that! I think next time I’ll be trying the gf pizza. My husband got a burger and also thought it was just okay. We’ll be back and hopefully get the right items then!
Rachael Green via google.com - Apr 19, 2021
Great food drinks and service. Cant beat the view either ... read more
Gavin Spicer via google.com - Apr 19, 2021
Food was awesome customer service was totally awesome. Great atmosphere. Check them out got to try The Spicy Bloody Duck awesome drink.
Wanda Jona via google.com - Apr 18, 2021
Great Food, fast service!
Great Food, fast service!
Lisa England Duncan via facebook.com - Apr 17, 2021
Looks a lot nicer inside than expected. Service was great, sat at bar as there was a wait. Robin was amazingly attentive. Ordered crab and spinach flatbread.. Came out quickly..looked cooked on top but not underneath. Tasted like cardboard. Sent back. Got the clam chowder soup instead which was very tasty.
Carolyn Bird PA via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Awesome jambalaya!! I definitely recommend sitting outside, great view!
Awesome jambalaya!! I definitely recommend sitting outside, great view!
Paula Kennedy Strickland via facebook.com - Apr 16, 2021
Fun place with great food and drinks... On the Morehead water front, so if you're out boating, you can dock your boat at the restaurant and enjoy a good time...
Tee Bone via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Cool place to eat on the water front with good, reasonably priced food (for the area), and great cu
Cool place to eat on the water front with good, reasonably priced food (for the area), and great customer service so far!
Rachel Poland via facebook.com - Apr 16, 2021
This place is great. Having gluten and dairy allergies is not a problem here. The menu as I was told about 80 percent can be made gluten free. Great food will eat here again.
Brandon Olson via google.com - Apr 16, 2021
Service was mediocre. Had two servers since one went on lunch without letting us know and we were without drinks and a server for quite some time. Thankfully our food was excellent. We ordered breaded fish tacos, flatbreads, and jambalaya. Very large portions. No kids menus or coloring sheets/crayons for the kiddos. Would choose some ... read more
Nicole Moen via google.com - Apr 15, 2021
Food was excellent ... read more
William Forbes via google.com - Apr 14, 2021
Beautiful day, delicious food, seated quickly.
Beautiful day, delicious food, seated quickly.
Terri K Anderson via facebook.com - Apr 13, 2021
Great food!
Jennifer OFerrell via google.com - Apr 12, 2021
Food was excellent and so was the view ... read more
Bruce Clarke via google.com - Apr 11, 2021
absolutely one of the best places we have been since moving to the area last year will definitely b
absolutely one of the best places we have been since moving to the area last year will definitely be back staff was very nice and accommodating ... read more
Jason Allen Whitt via facebook.com - Apr 11, 2021
Off the hook fabulous food! Great service and welcoming atmosphere!
Sandi Burner via google.com - Apr 10, 2021
Excellent quality, friendly professional service & great location. Can’t recommend highly enough! Pu
Excellent quality, friendly professional service & great location. Can’t recommend highly enough! Public parking can be a bit difficult, but not always. Dog friendly sound-side patio seating. Great views, and they brought water for the pooch. Cocktails stout. Pepsi products. I had shrimp burger, a “Down East” staple. Excellent house- ... read more
loisp720 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 9, 2021
Very nice restaurant on the water. Ate on Easter lunch so place was packed. About a 15 minute wait.
Very nice restaurant on the water. Ate on Easter lunch so place was packed. About a 15 minute wait. Not too bad. Food was fresh and very good. Large portions and service was very good. Large menu and great place ... read more
revrick33 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 7, 2021
That wasn't m3 ... read more
Karen Zupanek via google.com - Apr 4, 2021
We love Ruddy Duck Tavern. Favorite lunch is Flounder Ruben. Delicious, fresh caught flounder and al
We love Ruddy Duck Tavern. Favorite lunch is Flounder Ruben. Delicious, fresh caught flounder and all the other goodies. Great and unusual serving and great water views.
Joseph J via tripadvisor.com - Apr 3, 2021
Great food and service. Bartender can make a mead old fashioned!
Rick Ortiz via google.com - Apr 2, 2021
Love this restaurant, best in Morehead City. Great drinks, great menu and the food is excellent. Gre
Love this restaurant, best in Morehead City. Great drinks, great menu and the food is excellent. Great service too, everyone is super friendly. Be sure to ask for waitress we called ‘Chipper’ she’s so bright and bubbly ... read more
davebartol via tripadvisor.com - Apr 2, 2021
Service was efficient..duck wings were great!!
Tameeka Green via google.com - Apr 1, 2021
Great view great food and great service My favorite restaurant ❤️
Great view great food and great service My favorite restaurant ❤️ ... read more
JoAnn Sears-Stringfellow via facebook.com - Mar 31, 2021
Food is always excellent with very friendly and helpful staff.
Peta Lewis via google.com - Mar 31, 2021
GREAT FOOD, HUGE portions, outstanding staff!
GREAT FOOD, HUGE portions, outstanding staff!
Jonathan D. Oakes via facebook.com - Mar 31, 2021
The food, drinks, and service were all excellent. I got the fish tacos with mahi mahi, others in my group got jambalaya and shrimp scampi. All were excellent. Also had key lime pie for dessert, which I highly recommend. The place was dog friendly, and even brought a bowl of water for our pups.
Stephanie Teeter via google.com - Mar 30, 2021
Excellent food! Upscale casual dining, great atmosphere.
mary williams via google.com - Mar 29, 2021
Toby was our waiter and even while swamped, he kept our glasses filled and checked on us routinely. I haven't had shrimp since I was a kid (15+ years ago) but the atmosphere of the restaurant and the menu made me want to try.. our entire table loved our orders (even my persnickety toddler!) Highly recommend the Thai Chili Shrimp (I b ... read more
Shaquille Oatmeal via google.com - Mar 29, 2021
Get the crispy duck.
James Mauldin via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
What a great restaurant! The atmosphere was nice. Plenty of seating was waterfront. The server made great recommendations... Fish tacos were delicious as was everything else tried... Fried shrimp and Mahi Mahi. The homemade tartar sauce was the best I'd ever tasted and the slaw was much better than most, too.
Diane Walters via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
Great sea food ... read more
The Baka via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
This is a popular local waterfront pub although i had not visited since before the pandemic. We visited with out-of-town guests and had a short wait while we looked at the day’s catches on the headboats. Our server Tess was very helpful and friendly (and masked). They have a very wide selection of adult bevs. Food is reasonably pr ... read more
Joe Hightower via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
Definitely enjoyed and will be back. The food and service were great, and the wait wasn't too long. I can't wait to go back to eat outside on a warmer day.
Tiana Greene via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
Great food great atmosphere, the decorations are cool, especially the outboard engine collection.
Scott Clarke via google.com - Mar 27, 2021
It was really great, especially when compared to where I live. I liked the kindness of the staff, the abundance of the ingredients, most of them.
JAKE LEE via google.com - Mar 27, 2021
Toby was our waiter and did such a great job! He had great recommendations, such a great attitude and was so quick with refills and checks. Give that guy a raise! The atmosphere was great in the restaurant and the food was top notch! Will definitely be returning. Everything was clean and all the staff wore masks. Great place for a gr ... read more
Leona Hale via google.com - Mar 27, 2021
Best restaurant in Morehead City hands down. When family and friends come down to the coast, this i
Best restaurant in Morehead City hands down. When family and friends come down to the coast, this is always a winner for dinner! Always go to the duck!! Great specials, hubby loves the margaritas! The queso dip is out of this world good! The staff is the best in the area, always attentive and super friendly. 10/10 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ... read more
Francesca Quinn via facebook.com - Mar 26, 2021
Great food, great drinks, great view and great service. The soft shell crab sandwich haunts my dreams!!!
Brooke Bryant via google.com - Mar 26, 2021
Very bizzy but got seated right away. Calamari was crisp & hot. Delish. We both ordered the pecan encrusted flounder. Huge piece very white with perfect crunch.beer was icey. . Loved the meal. Want the T-Shirt. Very ... read more
Rene Hunter via google.com - Mar 24, 2021
Voodoo Killer burger is amzing ... read more
James Richmond via google.com - Mar 21, 2021
Delicious chicken nachos and hush puppies. I love eating here
Delicious chicken nachos and hush puppies. I love eating here ... read more
Dandjen Yates via facebook.com - Mar 21, 2021
Tried the Jerk Tuna sandwich. It’s a keeper!
Tried the Jerk Tuna sandwich. It’s a keeper!
Mark Willis via facebook.com - Mar 21, 2021
Very good food and good service
Very good food and good service ... read more
Sharon Hyde via facebook.com - Mar 21, 2021
Never disappoints. Good food and appreciate staff masking and dining room distancing.
Never disappoints. Good food and appreciate staff masking and dining room distancing.
Lynn Woodall via facebook.com - Mar 20, 2021
We stopped here for lunch on our way back to Emerald Isle from a morning beach trip to Fort Macon. W
We stopped here for lunch on our way back to Emerald Isle from a morning beach trip to Fort Macon. We had fried flounder and it was the freshest most delicious flounder ever!! My husband had the flounder Reuben and loved it. The homemade tartar sauce was delicious too. The only minor downside were the fries - a little too crisp for m ... read more
hawaii_country7 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 19, 2021
Nice place to go and eat at ... read more
Arthur Bragg via google.com - Mar 18, 2021
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