New Years Eve Party

Looking for a New Years Eve Party, Dinner, Bar or Lunch in the Outer Banks, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Manteo, Duck, Corolla or Nags Head? The Jolly Roger Restaurant is ready with festivities for New Years Eve and more.

Ourspecials will start at 4:30 and go to Midnight. This includes our regular menu with your favorites. Celebrate the end of 2017 with:

  • Lobster
  • Prime Rib
  • Steaks
  • Italian Specialties

new years eve openNew Years Eve Champagne Specials

At Midnight we will offer FREE champagne for the toast. We also will have party favors as well.

NO Cover Charge

There will be no cover charge to attend our New Years Celebration

No Minimum

There is also no minimum. So come enjoy!

 New Years Eve Karaoke

If there was ever a time to have safe clean fun, it is now. And that means Karaoke. Come belt out some tunes to entertain the New Years Eve audience or enjoy the best potential amateur singers the Outer Banks has to offer..maybe.

no cover New Years In The Outer Banks

We have enjoyed 2017 and would love to spend the last few moments of it with you. Likewise we will welcome in 2018 with our OBX family.

 New Years Day

 After midnight enjoy some a New Year’s food specialty for FREE. After 12 we will have FREE kielbasa to usher in the New Year. We will also have black eyed peas and sauerkraut to start January 2018.

 And Don’t Forget the first and best dessert of 2018

Homemade desserts will be offered as part of the festivities on our menu

 New Years Eve Safety

As always think safety first. Have your ride to and from the Jolly Roger lined up.

 

 

 

Our Restaurant Is Open On Christmas

restaurant open christmasGoing To A Restaurant For Christmas

Looking for a restaurant in Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo or Duck that is open Christmas Day? Look no further. For those looking for a restaurant open Christmas, you have come to the right place. For many of us the stress of the Christmas holiday can be overwhelming. There is a lot to do. So why not lighten that load by letting us prepare Christmas Dinner. Nothing could be simpler. You come in, eat, and leave. No shopping for groceries. No worrying about overcooking something. No last minute trips to the grocery store. But most of all…no dishes. And our food will not disappoint. The Jolly Roger has not one but TWO Christmas Day feasts for the entire family. Both are scrumptious and have all the fixins!

Traditional Christmas Day Meal Feast

Even in the world of traditional Christmas meals there are different schools of thought as to what to serve. Some say go classic with a stuffed turkey similar to the traditional Thanksgiving meal. Others go with ham as their Christmas Day Fare. I say why choose. Why not have both. The Jolly Roger Traditional Christmas Feast will have both ham and turkey as well as all the fixins you would expect at your holiday meal. The meal is only $13.95 a person

Italian Style Christmas Meal Feast

Looking for something a little different? Why not go with an Italian style Christmas dinner. We will be serving our Italian stuffed Pork Roulade. The stuffing of this Mediterranean favorite will consist of roasted peppers, fresh spinach, and ricotta cheese. Smothered with marinara sauce, get ready for a taste explosion. To top it off mashed potatoes, a vegetable and garlic bread will accompany this feast.

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But what if I don’t want the traditional or Italian style Christmas Feast?

The regular Jolly Roger menu will be offered all day. So if you have your own holiday traditions, we got you covered.

Price of The Christmas Day Meals

  • Traditional Dinner: $13.95 per person
  • Italian Pork Roulade feast: $15.95 a person

restaurant hours christmas dayRestaurant hours for Christmas Day

Breakfast:

  • 6:30-2pm

Lunch:

  • 11:30-4:30pm

Christmas specials

  • 11:30- Dinner

And don’t forget we have New Year’s Eve Festivities As Well! Stay Tuned!!!!

Open Thanksgiving Day

open ThanksgivingRestaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

There will be a lot of people who will be looking for a restaurant open Thanksgiving day. For one reason or another, it just makes sense to let the professionals, like the Jolly Roger Restaurant, of course, to prepare a meal and save you from the tedious shopping, prepping, house cleaning, cooking, and dish washing involved in such an endeavor.

Everyone loves eating great food on Thanksgiving Day. From Manteo To Duck sitting down to a festive meal of turkey and all the trimmings is very appealing. Hey that part is easy. But I have not met anyone who LOVES COOKING AND CLEANING before and after the Thanksgiving Feast

So why not come to the Jolly Roger for a feast that does not involve cooking, cleaning, dish washing or prepping. We are open on Thanksgiving day and offer a feast that includes turkey, ham and all the side dishes you grew up with.

Check out what will be on the menu here.

Details

  • 1:00 to 8:00pm
  • $16.95 a  person
  • Reservations accepted and encouraged
  • All you can eat
  • Leftovers available for $4.99 a lb to take home

See you there


Map Of Our Restaurant Open Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving Day is planned at the Jolly Roger restaurant and we are open. This Turkey day holiday bring the whole gang for a Thanksgiving meal that is both

  • Scrumptious
  • Easy with cooking or cleaning

I mean do you really want to cook all day after hours of shopping. And like many people, if you are cooking you are hosting which means cleaning..hours of cleaning. Then after you do all that work you sit down exhausted and have to wolf down the food before stammering back into the kitchen to fetch dessert. That, is after clearing the dinner plates. And then you have to stumble back into the kitchen for hours of cleanup. Or, if you are really brave you can leave the dishes there for hours to harden into abstract pottery creations of food and ceramic.

Lets do a breakdown of that “active” Thanksgiving

  • Shopping prep 1 to 3 hours
  • House Cleaning 2 to 4 hours
  • Food Preparation 4 to 8 hours
  • Cleanup 2-4 hours

Honestly..are you looking forward to that?

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The Alternative Thanksgiving..Sail To The Jolly Roger

We are going to eliminate the dread of this day and add more THANKS into thanksgiving. The Jolly Roger restaurant is offering a full spread of incredible Thanksgiving meal fare without the cleaning, shopping, prepping, cooking, or cleanup.

thanksgiving menuThanksgiving Day Menu

The menu includes:

  • Roasted Turkey
  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Giblet Gravy
  • Cranberries
  • Traditional & Oyster Dressing
  • Homemade Rolls
  • Marshmallow Candied Yams
  • Collard Greens
  • Shoepeg Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Baby Carrots
  • Oyster Stew
  • Surprise Soup
  • Seasonal Pies
  • Apple Dumplings

And all this for only $16.95 a person and a Thanksgiving you will enjoy!

All You Can Eat Thanksgiving MealThanksgiving all you can eat restaurant

It scares me to say it but it is all you can eat. It starts at 1 and ends at 8.

And lots more

  • We will have karaoke at 8!!
  • Our bar is open all day (not included in the price of the buffet)

But what about my leftover turkey sandwich?

We got you covered. You can get leftovers to go for $4.99 a lb. Stock up!

Reservations

Don’t wait to the last minute and get caught in the work marathon known as Thanksgiving. Hey your time is valuable. Even more valuable since it is family time.


Call the Jolly Roger and make reservations.

Outer Banks AYCE Seafood…

fried shrimp outer banks restaurantOuter Banks AYCE Seafood: Part 1

The Jolly Roger offers great  AYCE Outer Banks seafood for those who just love a lot of a good thing. Landlubbers beware. Seafood specials abound at the Jolly Roger in October!! In fact we have not one but two ayce nights for different seafood specialties. Be warned, there are rules. This is not a feeding trough or a vegas casino or place to settle that bet over who has the highest metabolism.

The two seafood All you can eat (AYCE) blowout nights are as follows:

Tuesday

All you can eat fried oysters for only $19.95 with cole slaw and French fries

The all you can eat is from 6 to 9 in the evening

Wednesday

This is the fried seafood lovers dream night. Fish, Clam Strips, and Popcorn Shrimp make an endless trip out of the kitchen to your plate from 6 to 9pm. This includes French fries and cole slaw for only $14.99

But this begs the question, why are there so many rules for “AYCE”?. Well it got me wondering as well. So I tried to see what has happened in the AYCE area to make it such a treacherous area in terms of actually letting people eat endlessly.

 

Outer Banks AYCE Seafood :Part 2

The Violators

I pulled the buffet violator stories to see why you have to have buffet rules. Please keep in mind these are not Outer Banks buffets. Most are not even all seafood. But they do demonstrate what happens when a small select group of people are left to their own devices and badly abuse the buffet and their bodies. I pulled these from an article I saw online Here is a quick list of crazy, but true, buffet stories.

Pizza Pounding

One person downed 5 pizzas at an all you can eat pizza buffet.

  • This is not that bad though borderline gluttonous

Bacon Grab

One lady would stuff trays of bacon into a napkin and put it into her purse.

  • I know bacon is good, but save some for everyone else

Prime Rib Poundage

One person downed 7 pounds of prime rib and two pounds of shrimp at a buffet

  • Honestly, did you really enjoy consuming an entire cow? Did you even taste anything while you were woofing it down?

Old Country Buffet Bum

One man would go to an Old Country buffet and stay there for 7 hours.

  • Remember it is an all you can eat not an all you can eat EVER buffet.

The Rule of visiting the buffet (4)Sushi Sacker

One lady took 4 trays of sushi back to her table.

  • HOLD ON. It is an unwritten rule of buffeting, you can stack your plate but you cannot take the whole buffet back to your table. That defeats the purpose. That is closer to room service than a buffet. Part of the buffet experience is going up to a giant line of food choices and having to proportion plate space for maximum effectiveness. You are cheating yourself when you just take whole pans too the table. On a lighter note (a strange choice of words I know) I actually saw this in a cartoon. I thought pan lifting was an exaggeration until I read this story…who knew.

The Rule of visiting the buffet (1)Buffet rebound

One man ate 4 plates of food, collapsed on the floor, and just got up and went to get more

  • Ok-again, it is an unwritten rule. When you collapse, your buffet experience is over. You need to see a doctor after you get fished off the floor for overindulging.

 


All of these were impressive. It almost sounds like some of these people could win an all u can eat contest. Nevertheless, a buffet is about giving food value to your customer family, not feeding them for weeks to come or causing them to become violently ill.  All crazy stories aside please come enjoy our all you can eat (buffet style) offerings SAFELY on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Article Citation

“10 Horror Stories From All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Employees.” Obsev, 12 Jan. 2017, www.obsev.com/food/10-horror-stories-all-you-can-eat-buffet-employees.html. Accessed 29 Sept. 2017.

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Halloween In The Outer Banks

Fun Halloween Activities

The Jolly Roger is fun all year round but Halloween Outer Banks Style adds a new wrinkle. Everything is more fun and outrageous when you are in costume. Why just sing karaoke of your favorite star, when you can actually BE your favorite star. Or mock your favorite star and do a parody on stage.

. And the best part is..

Your in costume…no one has to recognize you anyway!

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Jolly Roger Halloween Party & Costume ContestOBX Costume Contest

What is the point of going out on Halloween if you cannot wear a costume. Now get rewarded for wearing a costume. At the Jolly Roger costume contest the prize is a trip!

Fear

The Only Thing More Scary Than Halloween Is Missing Out On Winning A FREE Trip With The Best Costume. When the clock strikes midnight the judging of the costumes begins. Do not be left out. A little creativity could win you a trip!

Need A Costume Idea

You can always grace the shores of Kill Devil Hills as a pirate above The Jolly Roger! Decked out in full regalia you cannot go wrong with this rogue mariner theme. Grab your eyepatch, bandana and pirate attire and come join us for Halloween. GARRRRRRRRR.

In fact here are a few simple observations of other pirate costumes, ideas etc..

There is no one type of pirate. You can go with a number of different themes that are pirate-worthy. Here are some ideas to “inspire” you..

Movie Pirate: Captain Jack Sparrow

If you want to go all out combining Hollywood glamour with touches of historic influence, this could be for you. I have to be honest, this one looks expensive. Personally I heard Johnny Depp modeled himself after Rolling Stone’s rocker Keith Richards, with a little added costuming of course.

Fashionable Pirate: Will Turner

If you want something a little classier go with Orlando Blooms clothes of the day swashbuckler look. It is not as overstated as the cartoon pirate, but it is the look of a 17th century pirate.

Cartoony Pirate

I like the cartoony caricature pirate. For this you need the tricorn hat and swashbuckler sword. Throw in some fake hair, pirate pants and puffy shirt and you are ready to sail.

Buff Pirate: Captain Vane from Black Sails

If you want to be the stud pirate then this look is for you. Captain Vane (maybe it should be vain) shows that you can sport a six pack and drink a six pack. Personally from what I hear of the actual historical pirate lifestyle there was a lot of all night drinking..but I guess you can still stay in shape, somehow.

Canine Pirate

No you cannot bring your dog dressed as a pirate but I thought this was worth showing.

Modern Pirate: Gordon Gecco

Not a traditional pirate in the maritime sense but these guys represent real pirates who dress nice, storm the boardroom and steal you blind…really.

Adorable Pirate

Yes—too cute not to mention here.

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Outer Banks Live Music And Karaoke

outer banks live bandIf you missed it you can still enjoy live music on the upstairs Pirate Deck Friday and Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 in the evening. Our musician of choice:

Some Guy Named Joel

And while you are there, enjoy the cool September air and your drink of choice.

But why just listen when you can actually…PERFORM

Karaoke

We are mixing it up this year with lots, and we mean lots, of ways to enjoy karaoke. As if people singing off key after a few drinks was not entertaining enough, we strived to make it even more fun.

spin the wheel karaokeSpin The Wheel Karaoke

Spin the wheel karaoke starts on September 24th. Now our musically inclined patrons won’t be able to practice all month in places like their car, garden,shower or even to their pets. Instead the wheel spins and you get what you get. With some of the missed notes, their pets will still probably hear them laying it all out in the Pirate Lounge.

Hambone Karaoke And Dancing

For the Karaoke purist we offer traditional karaoke every night at 10. If you ever need to let off steam or just need a deep belly laugh, this is for you. Start warming up your voice

Musical Bingobingo parlor

This starts September 27th. While not nearly as boisterous as karaoke, it is going to be a lot of tame fun from 6 to 9

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars to come visit us for some FUN!

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Outer Banks Labor Day Party

labor day party outer banks north carolinaThe End Of Summer: Wear White Party!

This is it. This party at the Jolly Roger restaurant is the last chance you will have to wear white in the Outer Banks this year. Actually, that is not totally true. It is the last time you are supposed to wear it based on social norms, which generally are ignored here anyway in the relaxed atmosphere of the OBX.

Nevertheless make the most of this official opportunity and wear your best outfit featuring white. The Jolly Roger has a whole lineup of fun, food, and End Of Summer celebrations to make this the best Labor Day party ever!

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Here are some of the activities going on at this party. They include:

  • Open Mic
  • Cornhole
  • Raffles
  • Dollar Tacos
  • Margarita Specials
  • And much, much more

3 Hours Of Labor Day Festivities

It starts at 6:30 and goes to 9:30 You have worked hard all year. Now let off some steam in your all white Labor Day appropriate colors for three hours at the Jolly Roger

No White After Labor Day.. Says Who?

Who made this rule? It is not a religious rule. My parents never really got mad at me when I “slipped” and wore a white t-shirt after September 4th. I put a clip here of some possible explanations as to this cultural mandate. Personally, I am suspecting it was something one percenters did to remain fashionable as weather made it impractical to wear white.
There are occasions when wearing white may not be a good idea. Not for fashion reasons, but for practicality reasons. Here are a few I thought of where I would not want to have white on…any day of the year

  • Eating Italian meals with red sauce
  • Eating anything messy
  • Rainy, muddy nasty days
  • When you really do not want to stand out
  • When it is freezing and a darker color will help you retain more heat

Outer Banks Labor Day Traditions

Why not start your own Labor Day tradition by coming to the Jolly Roger Restaurant. There is always lots to do and the food is delicious. And if you do not want to wear white, or just can’t stop wearing white, that is ok too.

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