Fodor's Expert Review Basnight's Lone Cedar Café

$$$$ Nags Head Seafood

Despite a modern rebuild after a fire, this classic seafood house directly on the water (there's an osprey nest mere feet from the dining-room window) feels old-school, thanks to nautical decor and the laid-back atmosphere. North Carolina produce and seafood star here, including OBX-style clear clam chowder and whole fried flounder. Soft-shell crabs come from an on-site shedding facility, and an extensive herb garden provides fresh seasoning.

Seafood Views Lively Dinner Brunch $$$$ Family

Quick Facts

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, North Carolina  27959, USA


Known For:
  • Local seafood and produce
  • Extra-friendly service
  • Massive glass-walled wine rack
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon.

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