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305 Irving Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-7119
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Ashland, Virginia
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had lunch outdoors at Dajio the first day they were open after Matthew. Food was delicious, service great, atmosphere very island like and secluded.

Thank Don_Ashland_Virginia
San Diego
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our friends who have a place on the island booked a party of 23 and the service and food were outstanding!! It is a family owned restaurant and that hands on approach is evident from the onset. We enjoyed the food so much a few of us returned for breakfast the following morning!

Thank Lovinlife57
Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

If it weren't for the mosquitoes, the outdoor dining area was incredibly cool, with a ivy-covered wall, deck-styled furniture, and it sits outside of a screened bar area that plays (what sounded like) adult contemporary music. The food was good, and reasonably priced. The service was very good.

Thank rssmith2016
Terrytown, Louisiana
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152 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had been to Dajio previously and decided to go back on this trip. We had a big lunch and decided to go for the 3-5 shrimp special. My husband and I both ordered the shrimp and a salad to go with it. We ate on the patio because we travel with a dog He was made totally comfortable and... More 

Thank flowerchild48
Marietta, Georgia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Dajio was recommended by our hotel staff and did not disappoint. My wife and I ordered the fresh shrimp during the special they have from 3:00 - 5:00. Unbelievable in taste and quality. And a friendly waitress added to our enjoyment.

Thank Mario D
Raleigh, North Carolina
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168 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

From 3pm to 5 pm you can order 1/2 lb of steamed shrimp for $6.25. I ordered a side salad to go with it. Both were delicious. Liked the fact that there are 3 dining spots. I had been on the beach so the bar option was great for me. Next time I'll try the restaurant and the pizza.

Thank winsomelosesum
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a great time having drinks at afternoon special steamed peel n' eat shrimp at Dajio. Fresh, perfectly steamed shrimp for a great price!

Thank Christine G
New Bern, North Carolina
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Our family sat on the patio for dinner and it was wonderful. Service was great and food was above average. They also had what looked like a cool bar!

Thank laurakaz13
Point Harbor
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The food here was so good we went back a second time. This place is pet friendly and you could tell as they brought a bowl of water for our dog before ours, which we thought was great. Had the tempura fried red snapper and omg so good! The second time I had the filet mignon which came with mushrooms... More 

Thank sunbum4
Charlotte, North Carolina
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went for a lighter meal and had delicious dinner salads. The servers were friendly and professional. We would go back.

Thank mczw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Irving Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-7119
Finest local cuisine, live music, catering and flatbread pizza. The most memorable meals and evenings start from scratch. Our menus change seasonally so please stop by to pick up a copy. Located in the heart of the village with outdoor seating, weather permitting. Brick oven pizza available for dine in and carry out, Tuesday - Sunday 5 PM - 10 PM.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?