Jason Wells, owner of Jason's Restaurant, said business was almost back to normal on Saturday as waiters and busboys hurried between tables.
Customers return to North Carolina island after outage →
"It's a hard pill to swallow that someone forgot where the power cable was," said Jason Wells, owner of Jason's Restaurant on Ocracoke Island. "How do you forget where the power cable is?"
Tourists evacuate N Carolina island; local businesses hurt →