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Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

7623 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head-Manteo Causeway, Nags Head, NC 27959-9164
252-441-5405
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Ranked #8 of 70 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $28
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I first visited Basnight's in 2011, and I wrote a review back then. This year we returned to find the food and service are as good or better than our first time. The seafood is the freshest and best prepared I've ever had. I highly recommend the Broiled Seafood Combo, with shrimp, scallops, crab cake, and fish... More

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

quick service, friendly staff. Perfect She-crab soup and delicious calamari. broiled flounder was moist and tender. Beautiful setting on the sound.

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Culpeper, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

My family has just had a great experience at Lone Cedar. In fact we traveled from Corolla, NC and had a wonderful time. Our service was excellent, food was great all served in a relaxed atmosphere. Cody's team took care of every detail of this experience.

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Cary, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I came here 2 1/2 years ago and could not wait to come back. We had a delicious meal wanted to repeat that kind of experience. They were closed during the week last year when we were back and so we could not visit even though we were looking forward to it. Unfortunately, this visit was not... More

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Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went there for Sunday brunch. We love this restaurant but we have never been to their Sunday brunch. I had the seafood crepes and they were marvelous!! Their sweet potato crunch is to die for.

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Islamorada, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We love She Crab Soup and thought we had eaten some good stuff until we ordered it twice this week at Lone Cedar. There are actually more chunks of crab then there is broth and it is outstanding, the best we have ever had! We each had a cup of soup and a wedge salad. I hate to overstate my... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We dined here the first night of our week in the area, and no other crab cakes could compare. I ordered crab cakes in 3 other restaurants, just to compare. Truly nothing but lump crab meat in these (I know, that's what they all say. But this time it really was true) And the Hatteras clam chowder was also among... More

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Stanton, Delaware, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have visited the Outer Banks on and off for 25 years. We would never think of visiting without going to this restaurant. The food is excellent. Fresh Seafood and veggies caught and grown in NC. Desserts baked on the premises. Great service and friendly employees. Could not be cleaner and just a beautiful place. Water views and rockers on... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant is one that's on our 'Go back list'. The food is excellent, all the way around, from starters to entrees to dessert. Nothing else I can say on that. We went at the end of the season. most of the servers had gone back to school, and ours was new, and she had several tables to wait on.... More

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Bluefield, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We shared our 38th anniversary dinner at this restaurant. Loved the atmosphere and we were seated over looking the water. Our waiter was very nice and friendly. Would definitely recommend this restaurant when you visit Nags Head.

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june39, Owner at Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us! We look forward to serving you again. More

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Additional Information about Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

Address: 7623 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head-Manteo Causeway, Nags Head, NC 27959-9164
Phone Number: 252-441-5405
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Seafood

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