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Dajio

305 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
(252) 928-7119
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Ranked #7 of 30 restaurants in Ocracoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Greenville, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

There aren't too many restaurants on Ocracoke, so when you find one you like, you may stick with it. We ate here three times in one weekend. The spanish mackeral was excellent. The ceviche was very good, and the soft-shelled crab over pasta was great. Order up an Original Sin cider drink to complement the seafood dishes, and you are... More

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Kissimmee, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for lunch and weren't disappointed. 4 had the hamburgers and raved about them. I had the shrimp tacos and they were amazing. 1 had the fish sandwich and loved it and another had the crab dip appetizer which was very tasty. The service was great and the setting was very nice in a converted old house.

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I were able to try this awesome restaurant. We are local to the OBX just not to Ocracoke. When we came here for breakfast a few friends had already told us where to go and what to eat and this was one of them. The seafood omelette was probably the best tasting food I have ever eaten.... More

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Loved Dajio. It offers whatever you want for dinner - formal, patio, or bar as well as an extensive menu of light options or a full meal. We enjoyed sharing the roasted beet salad, served with to die for corn bread. The fresh fish was great as well as the crab chowder. Give Dajio a try, you will not be... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food was just SO good. All of it. That is my usual experience. I had the cilantro pesto with shrimp. Partner had Mac and cheese crab. We had the ceviche app. I wanted to try everything on the menu. Service: Before I say a thing it should be understood that in such a remote location with a super short... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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222 reviews 222 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Dajio has delicious pizza! You can add almost anything you want to it. It's great! They have live music a lot of evenings and it's really fun. Indoor, outdoor and bar seating are available. If the bar is crowded it gets pretty warm in there. But once you step outside it feels better.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We did "late night" @9pm at Dajio -the only resturant still servicing food in walking distance- had live music and oven brick pizza. Pizza was little high in price-each pizza came with 6 slices- we ordered a cheese pizza and got a Margherita Pizza $11.00 with mozzarella cheese (paying $3.00 extra) for one pizza and pepperoni (add another $3.00) on... More

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Petersburg, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had the shrimp & grits for breakfast, very good!! Wife and son were very happy with their meal as well.

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Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I initially stopped in to Dajio early in the evening to have a beer on a Sunday night. Though the place was quiet, the band that was playing was awesome. There seems to be a fair bit of music on Ocracoke for it's size, but this blues/rock band stood out compared to the others I saw that night, and would... More

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Westfield, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food is excellent here. Their rendition of shrimp and grits is wonderful, as is their grilled cheese (who would have ordered this in a restaurant?). The crab mac and cheese is a must have as well.The service can be a little lacking and they are not very accommodating to anything outside of their realm. Examples-Showed up a little past... More

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