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Updated for Christmas 2020

Looking for where to eat a holiday dinner with your family this year? Find the most recent list of restaurants serving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals on the Outer Banks (December 24-25, 2020). Click the link below to see the latest list for the holiday season 2020!

OBX Christmas Dinner 2020

Although most restaurants on the Outer Banks are closed on Christmas Day, there are a few that open their doors to hungry locals and visitors who wouldrather dine out than prepare a holiday feast themselves.

Below is a list of restaurants on the Outer Banks that will be open during the upcoming December 25th holiday. Some of the places below will be preparing atraditional Outer Banks holiday buffet, while others will have their usual menu with a few Christmas specials.

All of the restaurants below are well-known and well-rated on the Outer Banks, and are sure to prepare a delicious holiday feast for you and your familythis Christmas.

If you're planning on eating at any of the following restaurants, be sure to call the phone number listed and inquire about reservations as soon aspossible.


Updated for 2014!

Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe 

Holiday Feast Buffet December 27 (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm) $28

Closed on December 25 and 26, Basnight's will be serving a special Holiday Feast Buffet featuring 100% fresh local seafood, fresh veggies and all-naturalpork and poultry. The cost of the buffet is: $28 for adults; under twelve $14; under five $0.

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail / Nags Head, NC / 252.441.5405

Port O' Call
Christmas Day Buffet December 25 (11:30 am - 7:00 pm)  

Offering a Christmas Buffet full of traditional and non-traditional holiday items including: Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi, Chilled Cranberry Relish, Bacon Wrapped Scallops, and many more items. YUM! The buffet cost is: $32 for adults; seniors 65+ $27; children under twelve $13; under five $0.

504 S VA Dare Trail / Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252.441.7484

Jolly Roger
Open December 24 and 25 (6:30 am - 10:00 pm)

One of the most well-known and well-liked restaurants on the Outer Banks, Jolly Roger will be open all day on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Expect allof the usual menu items that Jolly Roger offers along with a ham and turkey dinner complete with all of your holiday favorite side items.

1836 North Virginia Dare Trail / Kill Devil Hills, NC / 252.441.6530

Open December 25 (11:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Enjoy a $12 oyster dinner all day on Christmas! Their local fried oyster dinner is served with southern slaw, fries and hush puppies for only $12. Offer isvalid with purchase of a beverage, all orders must be dine in only, no take-out please. You can pair your oyster dinner with $3 pints and half price appsthroughout the day. Nothing says Christmas like a glass of domestic beer and some buffalo wings!

4005 S. Croatan Hwy / Nags Head, NC / 252.480.2000

This isn't a complete list of restaurants on the Outer Banks that are offering a dinner on Christmas Eve/Day, and we'll continue to update this list as weget closer to the holidays.