Catering by Dajio

Entertain your guests with the freshest menu on Ocracoke Island. When Dajio caters your event, guests are indulged with the finest selections from the sea and our backyard garden to create a memorable, personalized experience like no other. Whether you are creating a casual buffet of fried chicken, an Outer Banks-style shrimp boil or a plated dinner with passed hors d’ouevres, Dajio catering allows you to entertain as you would from your own home—with casual elegance from scratch. Call today to plan your event! 252.928.7119

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On-Site Catering

The Alcove

Accommodates up to 25 guests
Located off our main dining room, the alcove is ideal for intimate celebrations focused on family and friends. Advanced reservations required, with deposit credited toward bill on the day of the event.

Main Dining Room

Accommodates up to 50 guests for buffet, 75 for plated dinner
Turn the entire restaurant into your personal entertaining space—without the mess to clean up afterward. Conditions on renting the Main Dining Area varies from season to season. You can enjoy waived fees for events hosted from 3PM to 5PM. This cost-effective option is ideal for afternoon wedding receptions and cocktail parties. A $500 deposit is required, which is credited to the bill on the day of the event.

Off-Season Bookings

Get all that Dajio has to offer at fabulous off-season pricing. During March, April, May, September, October and November, rent our entire space for the cost of receipts from that night the previous year. Call us for more details, 252.928.7119.

Off-Site Catering

Dajio is happy to provide dinner catering at any outside venue. Call us for more details, 252.928.7119.

Catering Inquiry

 


Catering Menus

casual buffet

MINIMUM OF 25 PEOPLE | COST PER PERSON $25 + 6.75% TAX + 20% GRATUITY

Entrées

Choose two options:

  • Fried Local Fish of the Day
  • Fried Chicken
  • Outer Banks Style “Shrimp Boil”

ACCOMPANIMENTS

  • Green Salad with Our House Dressing Baked Beans
  • House Vegetable
  • Cornbread
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Fruit Cobbler Dessert

dinner buffet

MINIMUM OF 25 PEOPLE | COST PER PERSON $45 + 6.75% TAX + 20% GRATUITY

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES

Choose 2 or 3 options:

  • Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Aioli Served on Garlic Crostinis
  • Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a Balsamic Reduction
  • Local Tuna Ceviche
  • Cast Iron Maple Glazed Scallops
  • Local Shrimp and Grits
  • Buttermilk Chicken Planks With a Bleu Cheese Dip Mini Crab Cakes With a Tomatillo Remoulade Sweet and Spicy Chilled Local Shrimp
  • House Made Tortillas With Pistachio Hummus

SALADS

CHOOSE 2 OPTIONS:

  • Classic Caesar Salad
  • Garden Salad With Our Homemade Lemongrass Vinaigrette
  • Caprese Salad of Buffala Mozzarella, Local Tomatoes and Fresh Basil With a Balsamic Reduction (in Season)

VEGETABLE OF THE DAY FROM OUR OWN GARDEN

STARCH

CHOOSE 1 OPTION:

  • Saffron Rice
  • Pimento Cheese Grits Roasted Mixed Potatoes

ENTRÉES

CHOOSE 2 OR 3 OPTIONS:

  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes With Tomatillo Remoulade (Add $5 Per Person)
  • Local Fresh Catch Creole
  • Pan Seared Local Shrimp and Scallops With a Pistachio Pesto
  • Lump Crabmeat Macaroni and Cheese -local Crabmeat, Shells in a Manchego Cheese Sauce
  • Wood Grilled House Cut Bistro Steak Wild Mushroom Demi-glaze (Add $5 Per Person)
  • Braised Chicken Forestireres
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Grilled Pineapple Relish
  • Pan Seared Local Tuna With a Teriyaki Demi-glaze
    (Add $5 Per Person)