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Time For The Dinner Buffet In The Outer Banks

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When you ask people some of the reasons they love the buffet they will tell you things like variety or selection. Some will mention that they love getting to abandon a current dish if they do not like it and go get something else. Admittedly I think these are great reasons too. But another overlooked reason is group indecisiveness.

By indecisiveness I mean no one can either:

  • Pick an actual place
  • Agree on a particular place

And then if you pick the place they are unhappy with the place you pick, even though they won’t tell you what they want. So when you ask the question:

Where do you want to eat?

You are initiating what could become a thirty minute standoff of where to eat arguments, unsolicited comments, eye rolls, storm offs, indifference, and shoulder shrugging. Ultimately disappointment is bound to ensue. And you cannot get over the feeling that you have let some, and maybe all, of the group down. It is vacation or a holiday or just Friday night. Everyone wants to enjoy the food they like. The only problem with that is finding yourself in the middle of it.

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So let us look at a solution for this age old dilemma. Our solution is a trip to the buffet. Scores of dishes of every type and variety help everyone get something they like. When you go to a buffet you are going to ten restaurants, all at once.

And The Place..Jimmy’s Buffet In The Outer Banks

Jimmy’s has lot of choices to keep everyone happy. In seafood items alone, here is what we have on the buffet menu at different times for the 2019 season:

  • Steamed scallops
  • Argentina king crab legs
  • Fried coconut shrimp
  • Lobster claws
  • Local blue crabs
  • Glazed asian salmon
  • Bang bang shrimp
  • Oysters rockafellow
  • Steamed crawfish
  • Pan seared cod
  • Local grouper
  • Stuffed mushrooms with crab meat
  • Fried scallops
  • Steamed mussels
  • Popcorn shrimp
  • Florida stone crab claws
  • Local rockfish
  • Local soft shell crabs
  • Jonah crab clusters
  • Crab cakes
  • Steamed clams
  • Key lime marinated swordfish
  • Russian crab legs
  • Lobster tail
  • Candian jumbo crab legs
  • Seasoned local shark
  • Baked mahi mahi
  • Fried oyster
  • Baked lobster mac and cheese
  • Cajun catfish
  • Norwegian crab legs
  • Clams casino
  • Fried clamstrips
  • Coconut curry shrimp
  • Fried flounder
  • Steamed spiced shrimp
  • Fried calamari
  • Seattle Dungeness
  • Southern fried shrimp
  • Crab dip w/toast points
  • Deviled crabs
  • Local cobia
  • Blackened tuna
  • Alaskan #1 snow crab legs
  • Seafood augratin

And on top of that there are non seafood favorites, kids items, fresh baked desserts, salads, and soups. There is something for every taste! So don’t ask everyone what they want for dinner. Take them to Jimmy’s Buffet.