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Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

Nags Head, NC View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
224 reviews

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Basnight’s Lone Cedar Catering is a catering service located in Nags Head, North Carolina. Whether your ceremony is simple or lavish, our talented staff can accommodate you. Our delicious food will be a memorable part of your wedding, sure to have your guests talking for years to come. Serving both traditional and modern food with the finest local ingredients, Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe is the perfect choice for your wedding.

Cuisine

Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe offers a vast selection of food for you to choose from. We offer a great attention to detail, ensuring that your food comes out perfectly. Cuisines offered include:

  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • Cajun
  • Italian
  • Local
  • Mexican
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Southern
  • Southwestern

Services Offered

From excellent service to a sharp attention to detail, Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe is devoted to making your wedding perfect. We also offer a variety of diet-concious menus including: gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan. Additional wedding services include:

  • Clean up
  • Delivery
  • Setup
  • Customized menus
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$30

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$25

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$30

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$30

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Buffet
Cake
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Lunch
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tapas
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

American
Asian
BBQ
Cajun
Chinese
Italian
Japanese
Latin American
Local
Mexican
Sandwiches
Seafood
Southern
Southwestern
Thai

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
No Pork
Kosher
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Liquor License
Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Limited Bar
Open Bar
House Beer
Specialty Beer
House Wine
Specialty Wine
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Outside Alcohol

Which of the following items can you provide?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

224 Reviews

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    Susan Y. Married on 06/12/2022
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    Best Caterer's Ever

    Basnight's took care of everything. Food was amazing, service as fantastic. We had a party at our home and having Basnight's there felt like we are in a private room at a restaurant. Highly recommend them for any event you are having.

    Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe's reply:

    Hello Susan,

    Thank you so much for your kind words! Todd and I loved working at your beautiful home, and would be thrilled to cater for you again in the future! Call us any time!

    Happy New Year!
    Victoria, Maggie and Caroline
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    Allyson C. Married on 12/18/2021
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    Rehearsal Dinner

    We were so pleased with our rehearsal dinner at Lone Cedar. The reservation was flawless, the wait staff was very attentive and kind, and the food was all delicious. I am so happy that we chose Lone Cedar!
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    Amy S. Married on 11/25/2021
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    Absolutely fantastic! The very best, ever!

    I have never worked with a vendor as wonderful as Lone Cedar. They are very easy to work with as they are prompt, responsive and accommodating. The food is second to none and their service is impeccable. Our guests that have enjoyed the food provided by Lone Cedar have never had a complaint and have always stated how wonderful the food tastes and the presentation is fantastic. I would not recommend anyone else above Lone Cedar. Additionally, I have been working with Lone Cedar every year for over 10 years. Make your event perfect by working with Lone Cedar!!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Jessica & Dylan
    12 photos · 06/11/2021
  • Mike & Eliza
    47 photos · 09/14/2019
  • Lauren & Bernabas
    79 photos · 07/19/2019
  • Stephanie & Laith
    70 photos · 06/15/2019

Deals

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Gift
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!

Team

Caroline Basnight
Caroline Basnight
Owner/Catering Coordinator

Caroline Basnight owner and coordinator, has been working at Basnight's since her family opened the business 26th year ago. As an Outer Banks native, Caroline's wealth of experience in all things Outer Banks is a huge help to her clients. Especially when it comes to fresh, local seafood, something her family has been knows for since they opened their doors.

Victoria Mawyer
Victoria Mawyer
Catering & Events Coordinator

Victoria joined Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe's Catering Team seven years ago. As a Virginia native, she moved her in 2012, and has worked in the catering and events industry since. Victoria first started in the hospitality industry while still in high school giving her a plethora of experience in the hospitality industry. When the job first became available at Basnight’s, Victoria said that their commitment to using fresh, local seafood, locally procured produce, and their “green” initiatives made the change a no brainer.

“One of the amazing things about working for the Basnight family, is they treat everyone like family, not just their employees, but each and every one of their clients and customers. Ask any local and they will tell you, their hospitality is tried and true.” – Victoria

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Jennette's Pier Jennette's Pier Banquet Halls

Great food is not the only thing Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe serves up on a daily basis! They get Five Stars for their outstanding customer service for not only their clients and other vendors but their community. Jennette's Pier appreciates Lone Cedar's dedication to incorporating conservation principles into their business. They not only use local seafood, grow their own herbs and such but also have a "green friendly" restaurant. All these things help to preserve our environment, which is a priority for the North Carolina Aquariums and Jennette's Pier. The food is fresh and you can surely taste the difference. This family owned and operated restaurant sees everyone as family and will do their very best to make your event wonderful and more!

Outer Banks Productions Outer Banks Productions Wedding Photographers

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!

Coastyle Weddings Coastyle Weddings Wedding Planners

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!

Map

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC, 27959
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