We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Red Drum Taphouse

2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
+1 252-480-1095
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“con queso” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (50 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2412 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9246
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (500)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 497 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our experience! The service was wonderful. And, the food was even better. The spinach dip was a great way to start off the meal. The only complaint was that the dip needed a little more bread (which they were happy to give...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not eaten at the Red Drum but had heard it had good food. We were seated after a short wait and was greated by a friendly waiter. Food was served quickly and was very good. Unfortunately we count not carry on a conversation...More

Thank chastracey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for some local seafood and were amazed at the quality and quantity! Then to top it off service was excellent. We were leery, but craving some fresh local seafood and boy did we get it. The calamari for an appetizer was huge and...More

Thank Suzi O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. The staff is friendly, but there is definitely an opportunity to improve the dining experience!

Thank Bill M
A TripAdvisor Member
3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here at least once a week while on vacation. The food is great and they always have a good selection of craft beers.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and friendly atmosphere. We both ordered the Mahi tuna with fresh vegetables and mashed potatoes. My tuna was delicious 😋 along with my side items. I’d highly recommend the Red Drum Taphouse.

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped for dinner and were not disappointed. Quick service and the food was even better. Everyone (including two picky kids) cleaned their plates. Will definitely make this a regular stop each year we visit the OBX.

Thank Evolver311
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Courteous staff, kind of dark inside, but I like that. Classic wood booths, tables, bar with TVs. Great food. Had a wonderful time.

Thank johnnm63
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We stopped for an early dinner and shared a low country boil of shrimp, clams, corn on the cob, potatoes, and sausage - very yummy. The Red Drum is a casual, comfortable place that seemed to have a several return customers. We would eat there...More

Thank Ohio Traveller
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Opinions differed in the group I was with, but the fish and chips with monk fish was delicious. People also loved the red drum chowder and the ravioli special (especially the sauce). They don't have the full range of traditional fried fish (flounder, oysters, scallops),...More

Thank StarGazerB
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Nags Head
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn
470 reviews
.96 km away
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Nags Head Oceanfront
2 740 reviews
1.33 km away
Comfort Inn On The Ocean
531 reviews
1.41 km away
Outer Banks Motor Lodge
139 reviews
1.48 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Surfin Spoon
218 reviews
.03 km away
Kill Devil Grill
1 990 reviews
.98 km away
Ladles Soups
151 reviews
1.10 km away
Morning View Coffee House and Roastery
191 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby Attractions
Seaside Art Gallery
37 reviews
.76 km away
Dowdy Park
7 reviews
1.25 km away
Ghost Crab Quest
37 reviews
1.11 km away
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
33 reviews
1.00 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Angie S
23 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from sbroome2009 | Reviewed this property |
No I did not see any outdoor seating.
1
Vote
Susan D
24 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Marc P | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant, they know best what is in their food.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing