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Gaffer's Sports Pub

) #3 of 18 Restaurants in Ocracoke $$ - $$$ American, ,
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
+1 252-928-3456
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (65 reviews)
“reuben” (6 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This states "country breakfast" on the sign....and when you get there, the menu is severely limited and for 3 pancakes and a mini plastic cup of old melon, it was $9. Really? Coffee was ok and that was about that. Too many other places to...More

Thank jfwilder
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to go to Gaffer's our last night in Ocracoke and was pleasantly surprised. My wife had the pasta dish and she loved it. I had the Palmico Seafood platter and it was lots of food. To top it off our waitress, Mandy, was phenomenal!!!!...More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was good, but the band there that night killed our ears with sound check screeches. It seemed to be a local hang out with groups playing cards and visiting.

Thank lpennell2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gaffer's is one of the best places to eat on the Island! Our family makes it a mandatory stop every visit for the wings alone. The Cajun Thai and Jerk seasonings are absolute musts! The rest of the menu is fantastic. We never go home...More

Thank gginskeep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Gaffers with my family mid-week during our stay on Ocracoke and loved it. We were there on steak night, so naturally I ordered the ribeye medium rare and it came out perfect. A great steak at a good price. My mom had...More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon Gaffers while camping to bring in my birthday. Kathy and Steve took amazing care of us! Kathy was very pleasant and welcoming and Steve's bloody Mary was to die for 😊 def be back if I make it down this way again.

Thank h3idi1489
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Gaffers for years, and never had anything but an amazing experience. Today, I came in to get a bit of work knocked-out before hitting the beach...Kathy couldn't have been more accommodating... This is one of a few Must-Go-To places on the...More

Thank alexiachianis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted some seafood on our last night on Ocracoke, and this place fit the bill. My beer-can shrimp was the best meal of the whole trip -- wish we had tried it before this. This is a beach bar-type of place, and I enjoyed...More

Thank Boilermanny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with hubby we wanted something different. As we walked to the front there was another guest newly on crutches trying to get up the stairs, being prior EMS we tried to assist, Every staff member stopped and came out of the restaurant to offer...More

Thank sfailen2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very good breakfast today. Eggs, Virginia ham,biscuit, grits and a side of sausage gravy. The grits were very good.

Thank WCUcody
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11 October 2015|
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Response from Ashley H | Property representative |
Yes we are definitely open year round!! Amazing Thanksgiving buffet...we make the restaurant like our home...everyone welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-3456
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Fresh local seafood, great burgers and specialty sandwiches, vegetarian options, kids menu, game room, NFL Ticket, Happy Hour Daily 5-7 1/2 price apps at the bar, Best Live Music Venue on the island, southern hospitality!!
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