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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab beignets” (32 reviews)
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

If you have $100 - $140 to drop for a meal you may want to pick another restaurant to give your money. First visit to this establishment and if I return I will order from the porch menu. I feel if you spend this kind...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A group of us fishing buddies stopped in for a late dinner which was my first time eating there. The inside seating was nice, clean and comfortable with a relaxed atmosphere. Our group of 5 ordered various entries and all of the food was very...More

Thank Dee M
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had dinner here one evening. The drinks were great, nice bar. The food was great and so was our dessert. The service is excellent. We will eat here again.

Thank dheflin57
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

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 18 October 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 14 October 2017 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 15 October 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 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 9 October 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 28 September 2017

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 3 October 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 19 September 2017 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 21 September 2017

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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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