Figs and More Figs

Fig Cake & Preserves at the Fish House
Fig Cake & Preserves at the Fish House

Cakes, preserves, and appetizers, oh my! And many more ways to eat figs! 

Ocracoke loves figs, and you can find ways to enjoy them all around the village, in shops and restaurants. 

If you're lucky, you're staying in a cottage with a fig tree in the yard. Yum! 

Figs on the Menu! (Savory & Sweet)

*Ocracoke Coffee Shop:Fig scones, Fig cake, Fig muffins, and Fig cream cheese (for your favorite bagel!)

*Graceful Bakery (in the Community Store): Fig scones, Fig rolls, and Fig muffins

*Ocracoke Oyster Company: Fig-smoked BBQ, Fig & scallion vinaigrette 

*Fig Tree Deli: Fig cake, Fig bars, Fig pastry 

*Flying Melon Café: Grilled Ocracoke Figs over whipped chevre with arugula, prosciutto, & balsamic reduction; Rack of lamb with Fig demi-glace; Figs Foster (sautéed figs with brown sugar, rum, and butter sauce served a la mode. 

*Dajio Restaurant: Fig Cake

*Back Porch Restaurant & Wine Bar: Figs, prosciutto, and pomegranate molasses; Island Fig cake; Figgy toffee pudding; Figgy gin fizz cocktail

*Jason’s Restaurant: Cheesecake with cinnamon Fig Sauce; Goat cheese, prosciutto, and dried fig appetizer

Fig Foster at the Flying Melon
Fig Foster at the Flying Melon

*1718 Brewery: Notorious F.I.G. beer

Figs to Take Home!

Local fig preserves are available at these locations:

*OPS Museum Gift Shop

*Village Craftsmen (also: Fig-infused tea, and free Fig cake on Fridays at 11am)

*Zillie’s Island Pantry

*Ocracoke Variety Store

Learn to Cook Figs!

Local cookbooks are available at these locations:

*Books to Be Red

*OPS Museum Gift Shop

*Ocracoke Variety Store

*Island Ragpicker

Plant a Tree!

Fig trees are available at the Fig Festival and also from:

*Ocracoke Garden Center

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