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The Lifesaving Station Restaurant

1461 Duck Rd. Send to Phone
800-701-4111 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The best-kept secret in Duck, tucked into one of the oldest and most historic buildings on the northern Outer Banks.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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The Lifesaving Station Restaurant, Duck, NC

The Lifesaving Station Restaurant Restaurant Review

: At the northern tip of Duck lies a restored 1899 U.S. lifesaving station, and within its simple yet elegant interior awaits an impressive dining experience. The kitchen is dedicated to sustainable, organic, artisanal and local ingredients, which divide the menu into four sections---farmed, caught, raised, and fished. Dinner may begin with a refreshing bite of tuna tartare served with capers, lemon oil, shallots and microgreens, or a large bowl of steamed Atlantic mussels with house-made tasso. Other starters are the five-herb and baby lettuce salad or the Sanderling's signature shrimp-and-crab chowder. For an entrée, the Carolina fried chicken with mac ‘n’ cheese is always popular, as are freshly caught features like morel-stuffed local flounder and Carolina Sunburst trout. Lobster linguine, grilled beef, lamb and other seafood options round out the menu. Don’t skip dessert: on any given night you may find caramel cheesecake, a fudge brownie sundae, and homemade ice creams and sorbets. The Lifesaving Station is a great place for a leisurely lunch with a menu that includes hand-cut Duck fries, a spinach salad with caramelized onions and grilled lemon dressing, and a selection of entrées and sandwiches.


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