Thanksgiving is just around the corner; can you believe it?! Us either! Local restaurants are gearing up for turkey day and luckily for you, that means you don’t have to cook! With options like great local seafood to prime choice meats and more, check out some of the great dining options for your OBX Thanksgiving!

Lifesaving Station


The Lifesaving Station in Duck features entrée options like free range turkey, seared sea scallops, and roast acorn squash. The menu is available from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Adults are $60 each and children ages 4-12 are $30. You can see the full menu here.


Nags Head

Owens’ is an Outer Banks classic restaurant with a wide variety of food choices on their buffet! From herb-roasted turkey and gravy to vanilla beane creme brulee, if you leave here hungry, it’s your own fault! Adults are $38.95 and children ages 6-12 are $19.95. Children under 5 eat free. For reservations, call Owens’ at 252-441-7309 and to view the full menu, click here.


Kitty Hawk

Argyle’s features a vast array of Thanksgiving dinner options such as sour cream and chive mashed potatoes, fresh turkey, prime rib au jus, and more! With a tasty dessert buffet and Thanksgiving themed martini specials for only $8, Argyle’s is the place to be this Thanksgiving! Buffet pricing is $33.95 for adults and children under 10 is $14.95. To see the full menu, click here.


Nags Head

Mulligan’s has it all! This buffet will be available from 11 AM to 6 PM. With carved turkey and gravy, lump crab cakes, and a full dessert selection, you’ll be sure to gobble til you wobble at this OBX eatery. Call 252-480-2000 for reservations. Buffet is $32 per adult, $26 for seniors, and $16 for kids 10 and under. The full menu can be seen here.


Kill Devil Hills

Along with the full menu available all day, Mako’s has options for the whole family. Choices range from butternut squash soup to beef shoulder tenderloin! Plus a wide dessert selection! Mako’s will be serving Thanksgiving dinner from 11 AM to 7 PM on Thanksgiving Day. Buffet pricing is $34 for adults, $27 for seniors, children ages 5-12 is $17, and children under 5 eat free.

Pamlico Jack’s

Nags Head

Join Pamlico Jack’s for their last Thanksgiving Buffet and Oyster Festival! With all you can eat oyster’s on half shell, she crab soup, and of course turkey and slow baked ham, Pamlico Jack’s is going out with true Outer Banks style. Reservations can be made by calling 252-441-2637 or online by completing the form on their website. Thanksgiving buffet pricing is $35 for adults, $25 for seniors, children ages 5-11 is $14, and children under 4 eat free.

Lone Cedar

Nags Head

Going on 12 years strong, Lone Cedar has a selection of Thanksgiving foods to please even the pickiest eater. From their famous shrimp and grits to prime rib, Lone Cedar has it all. Thanksgiving meals start at 10:30 AM and ends at 7:00 PM. For reservations call 252-441-5405. Buffet pricing is $36.95 for adults, $18.95 for children under 12, and children 5 and under eat free. To see the full menu, click here.

Property #5524 Coral Conch House is available for Thanksgiving week for just $1,601!

Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks is a tradition that we hope you start! Resort Realty offers a wide variety of rental homes to suit each and every family. With large, Signature Series homes and classic beach boxes come to the Outer Banks this Thanksgiving!