Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

162 Reviews
Plated, Buffet, Stations, Family Style

About Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

Basnight's Catering and Events - On-Site & Off-Site (4x4)

Welcome to Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café’s Catering Services, the foremost catering service on the Outer Banks. Our restaurant is a trusted local favorite in its 21st, year and it was at the request of our local community that we first started offering catering services.

Whether celebrating a birthday, family reunion, rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon, wedding reception, retirement, business luncheon, dinner or “just because”, let our staff help you. From planning, preparing for your guests’ arrival, our impeccable service, outstanding presentation to clean- up, we will make yours an event to be remembered.

As the years have progressed, Lone Cedar Café has evolved with the times and the trends by saving several traditional tastes and adding many new flavors and creating foods with seasonal and local ingredients. We encourage clients to have fun with the menu planning for their events and we are confident our experienced staff and qualified chefs can help you create the menu of your dreams.  Our fresh delectable food will be a memorable part of your event and keep your friends and family talking for years to come.

We offer various options for menu selections, and our staff is known for the attention to detail. Our expert catering team will be with you every step of the way and work with your budget to design a unique menu for you and your guests. Whether we are your neighbor or you’re planning your event from across the country, our team is happy to accommodate you. Consultations are available in person or via phone/internet. Our catering team is available to you seven days a week during your event planning process. 

 On-site events at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café offer gorgeous panoramic views of the Roanoke Sound from all three private dining rooms.  Off-premise we will cater from Corolla, including four-wheel drive areas, to Ocracoke and all points west.  Whether your event is at your rental cottage, your home, or at your chosen venue, we would love to be a part of your special day.

Here at Lone Cedar Café we are a family, and we want you to know that your event is just as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to serving you.

Remember – it’s your event and your special day – relax and have fun!

  • 100% local seafood
  • Cakes for all occasions
  • Customized menus
  • Extensive beer and wine lists
  • Off-premise ABC licenses
  • Off-site events including four-wheel drive areas
  • Located on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway
  • On-site events in our private dining rooms with panoramic water views
  • Intimate dinner parties to large-scale events
  • Drop-offs available… party platters, brunch, dinners and desserts
  • Gluten-Free and Vegetarian menus available

Categories: Wedding Caterer

Regions serviced: Outer Banks

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We had a last minute venue change, so we literally had 2 weeks to plan pretty much everything. I cannot tell you how fantastic and accommodating Victoria, Caroline, and the staff at The Lone Cedar were. They even made our cake!!!! The cake was just as delicious as it was beautiful. Our meal was amazing as always, and the service was impeccable. They made what could have been an incredibly stressful time for us into a very enjoyable experience from start to finish.

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Profile Picture Melissa, 7/25/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Catering

Lone Cedar catered my wedding this past weekend and the food was phenomenal!! All my guests ranted and raved about how delicious everything was and most went back for more. I had the joy of have Jade there with us the day of and she made sure and husband and I were fed and happy and that the buffet stayed full. The food was incredible and the staff was even better. Thank you Lone Cedar!!!

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Profile Picture Hope, 5/18/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Catering
Services Used: Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up, Local, Seafood, Vegetarian, Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Server(s), Tastings, Bartender(s)

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One Year Early Booking Incentive!

$200.00 Value | Promo Code: EARLYBOOKING
Book one year prior to your event date (example: your date, May 6th, 2018, book by May 6th, 2017), and receive FREE Dinner Plates, Dinner Fork and Butter Knives for up to 200!
Available to the first 200 couples

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Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe is a go-to wedding venue in the Nags Head area. They have lots of parking, a great facility and the service and food are impeccable! Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe should seriously be considered for your wedding and reception venue. It's always a pleasure to shoot any event there!

Working with Lone Cedar is a complete dream! Their food is delicious, their staff is professional, presentable, and very knowledgeable about the food and the way weddings are run. They always have at least one manager on duty that stays for the entire evening to make sure everything runs perfectly. They are easy going, and able to go with the flow while making sure their service is top notch. We as a vendor love working with them, and can rest assured knowing our clients will be just as happy!

Hip Hip Hooray some of my favorite folks and food!!! ;D

Basnight's has incredibly fresh, creative food and friendly staff. We have seen them at events here on the property time and time again and have a great working relationship with them. They are familiar with our facilities and every event they cater here runs smoothly! Highly recommend for your caterer!


Nags Head, NC 27959   See On Map
Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe is a wedding caterer from Nags Head in the Outer Banks. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Corolla, Ocracoke, and all points West. . Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe is a professional wedding caterer that has been part of the Outer Banks wedding industry for 19 years. We specialize in fresh, local produce and seafood.