Ocracoke is almost wound down for the season, but a few restaurants are still open and ready to serve.
Cafe Atlantic Customer Appreciation Party: Saturday, Nov. 22; 7:30 p.m. with refreshments and shag dancing. Shag dance lessons at 2 and 3:30 p.m. in the Community Center.
Graceful Bakery: offering a variety of breads and pies with unrefined flours and sugars for Thanksgiving: Braided Challah Bread, Artisan Sourdough Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie.
Please order by Tuesday, Nov. 25. Orders will be ready for pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
For details and pricing call Lauren Strohl 614-410-99681.
ART SHOW OPENING at Down Creek Gallery Nov. 26, 5 to 8 p.m., showing photos of Ocracoke’s beauty by islander Melinda Fodrie Sutton. Music. Refreshments
Dajio: Open through Thanksgiving weekend. Serving Thanksgiving dinner buffet from noon to 4 p.m. Last seating at 3:30 p.m. $23/adults; $13/children 12 and under. Reservations required. Closing Nov. 30.
Topless Oyster: Open all year. In addition to Sundays, serving brunch Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting Nov. 22.
Serving Thanksgiving dinner and desserts made from scratch all day Thanksgiving Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. plus regular menu. Thanksgiving take-out available.
Gaffer’s: Open 365 days. Serving traditional Thanksgiving Dinner starting at noon. $21.99. Take-out available. Open Christmas. New Year’s Eve party.
Thai Moon. Spencer’s Market. Thanksgiving week open Tuesday and Wednesday; closed Thursday; Open Fri to Sun. Closes for the winter.
Zillie’s Island Pantry
Dec. 1 to 23 4 to 7:30 p.m. daily
Dec. 24: 1 to 4 p.m.
Closed Dec. 25
Dec. 26 to 30: 1 to 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 31: 1 to 5 p.m.
Dec. 27: Wine tasting
Dec. 29: Afternoon beer sampling with Lee Devine – Stone Brewery
Later: Sparkling Tasting
In addition to Topless Oyster and Gaffer’s, the following will be open all winter:
The Community Store in Community Square in January will begin Friday night gatherings with music and pot luck around the wood stove. Available for purchase are organic produce, meats, breads; beverages; green cleaning supplies, boat supplies; art and more. “The whole thing is an experience,” says Joseph Ramunni, manager.
S’MacNally’s: open weather permitting to end of November
Ocracoke Pizza: open all winter, Thursday to Sunday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Eduardo’s: open all winter, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. every day.
The Variety Store
Ocracoke Gas Station
Closing for the winter:
Jason’s: Nov. 23 to Feb. 7
Howard’s Pub, The Back Porch, Pony Island Restaurant, Flying Melon Cafe: Closed until March
Ocracoke Coffee Company: last day for the coffee shop is Nov. 30