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Back Porch

110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-6401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab beignets” (32 reviews)
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our Island host suggested we make our Ocracoke experience complete by selecting for our dinner meal the Back port Restaurant. . She was right on. This is a delightful setting with excellent choice for entree and outstanding service. There was no waiting as we there...More

Thank Bob S
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We received a recommendation that this was not to be missed. The ambiance is truly idyllic. Sitting in the porch room while the sun is setting through the trees is a lovely moment. The bacon wrapped scallops were truly a bite of heaven. They were...More

Thank Meg F
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Annual visit to Ocracoke - Saturday night is reserved for the Back Porch! I was sad to see my favorite lime cilantro scallops leave the menu a few years ago, but this year it’s replacement - the butter and cream scallops dish - is also...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Back Porch and I was not disappointed at all! While the restaurant is mostly without air conditioning, it was quite pleasant. The service was Very Good - I let the waitress choose my entree from two selections and it...More

Thank Bradley L
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice this week. We have always enjoyed dinner here over the years. We really like the small plates instead of a full dinner. The poke and bacon wrapped scallops are our favorites. The Caesar Salad is also excellent. Small plates and salad make...More

Thank Wamstad
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visit Ocracoke yearly and have never been let down by this restaurant. I had the tuna with mango salsa which literally melted in my mouth and my partner had the seafood platter which was amazing. The restaurant out shines the Flying Melon around the...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ordered take out from here our last night on the island and everything we ordered was terrible. Our fish was dry and under seasoned. The crab beignets were doughy and oily. Even the mashed potatoes were bad, they were runny and bland. The only...More

Thank jme0895
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ce restaurant n'est pas donné mais il est très très bon !! ça change de la friture indigeste habituelle.

2  Thank Thierry L
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This place is fantastic - great atmosphere, excellent service and top-notch food. I like eating local seafood, but was blown away at the quality of their steaks as well. Also, save room for dessert - many choices and all delicious!

Thank VAtravelr
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Beatle makes the best hot n dirty I've ever had! I just moved from the island to the mainland and still haven't found one here that comes close to matching hers. One of my favorite things about visiting ocracoke is enjoying one of her martinis...More

Thank kris10hardee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-6401
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