Why OBX Restaurant Week is the Best Value for Your Dollar

 Why OBX Restaurant Week is the Best Value for Your Dollar

 Did you know that there are two times of the year where you can experience the best of the Outer Banks restaurant scene, while also getting the best bang for your dining buck? Oh but there are! Outer Banks Restaurant Week is a bi-annual event during the spring and fall seasons where you can do just that. Have you been? If not, now's your chance.

Fall Restaurant Week on the Outer Banks is coming soon. The 2016 OBX Restaurant Week event begins Friday, October 28 and runs through Saturday, November 5, 2016. That includes two weekends and one full week where you can wine and dine your way through the OBX on a budget.

Are you ready to learn more? Great! Here's what you and your foodie friends need to know about this palate-pleasing event.

Local Fare, Great Selection, Exceptional Value


OBX Restaurant Week is the perfect occasion to taste exquisite local fare prepared by local chefs at your favorite Outer Banks restaurants. Not only do you get a wonderful selection of menu options at each of the participating restaurants, you also get exceptional value for your dining dollar.

You'll have the choice of three-course lunch or dinner menu options at fixed prices whenever it best suits you. Work lunch? Family get together? Romantic night out? You decide. Whether you're looking to visit an old favorite or try someplace new, OBX Restaurant Week has exactly what you're in search of this autumn.

You can start perusing your options right now by checking out the Fall OBX Restaurant Week offerings. Take a peek at the sidebar on the event website to find participating OBX restaurants and their Fall Restaurant Week menus. Come back often because the list gets longer every day! Decisions, decisions... 

(Photo Credit: Mako Mike's Beach Grille, OBX Restaurant Week participant)

3-Course Meal at a Fixed Price

Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar Shrimp and Pork

So exactly how does OBX Restaurant Week work? It's really simple. Take a look through the participating Outer Banks restaurants and their menu offerings and see what catches your eye. Then any time between Friday, October 28th through the following Saturday, November 5th, go to any of the restaurants listed and simply order off their special Fall Restaurant Week menu. They’ll have printed copies for you to refer to when you arrive. It’s that easy!

No tickets or advanced purchase is necessary. You pay the restaurant directly just as you normally would when dining. That’s nine days of mouthwatering and money-saving dining all in one beautiful Outer Banks setting. 

Outer Banks Restaurant Week gives local food enthusiasts and visitors an opportunity to enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner at participating restaurants at a fixed price of either $20 or $35. (Please note that sales tax and gratuity are not included in the pre-fixe price). There is so much value and so many great restaurants to choose from, you really won't want to miss this.

(Photo Credit: Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar, OBX Restaurant Week participant)

Better Than Menu Pricing During OBX Restaurant Week

These three-course meals are served to you at better than menu pricing—and there are only two opportunities to take advantage of this awesome deal, and the fall season is one of them. Give it a try and then start counting the days until Spring Restaurant Week on the Outer Banks when you can do it all over again. 

Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar Oyster Sliders

Outer Banks Restaurant Week was created for you because we know you love the Outer Banks and you love to eat! No pretense or snobbery here—it’s all about our local chefs serving up delicious cuisine in some of the area’s best venues.

Fall OBX Restaurant Week Bonus: Oystoberfest!

Oystoberfest on the Outer Banks is the signature event of Fall Restaurant Week.

Held at the Southern Shores Crossing Shopping Center on Saturday, October 29, 2016, you'll find oysters, oysters and more oysters to indulge in 'til your heart's content! 

Local and regional oyster farmers are on-hand shucking raw oysters for your eating pleasure, along with about a half dozen Outer Banks restaurants offering their individual oyster dish samples. How's that for service? You can't beat it! Throw in over a half dozen craft beers to enjoy along with a little Bavarian fun and you’ve got the makings of a great day on the Outer Banks. Be sure to bring your appetite.

Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat raw oysters, prepared oyster dishes, and craft beers for one low ticket price. Oystoberfest tickets are just $35 in advance online and $40 at the door. Space is limited so it's best to get your tickets now, so you aren't disappointed later. 

(Photo Credit: Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar, OBX Restaurant Week participant)


Are you planning to dine out during Fall Restaurant Week on the Outer Banks? Are you going to Oystoberfest? If so, let us know!


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