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Gaffer's Sports Pub

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1050 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-3456
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Fresh local seafood, great burgers and specialty sandwiches, vegetarian...
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and atmosphere!

Gaffers is the best place on the island. The staff and atmosphere are second to none. The food is great! Live music nightly. It's a wonderful place to bring the family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Gaffers is the best place on the island. The staff and atmosphere are second to none. The food is great! Live music nightly. It's a wonderful place to bring the family.

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Bunker Hill, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We enjoyed several great meals here! Kathy took great care of us. Highly recommended! Both breakfast and dinner were excellent and reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stopped in specifically to try the grilled shrimp nachos we saw on their FB page. By far the best grilled shrimp we have had on the island (even better than Dajio!)!! Restaurant was quiet and business-slow around 1:30, which was perfect for us. Server was knowledgeable and complimentary of the menu and kitchen. Several Gluten-free-friendly options were appreciated for my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This restaurant is a great place to go if you're in the Ocracoke area and need a quick lunch. I happened to stumble upon this place by accident, and I'm glad I did. The service was extremely fast, and I got the best burger I've ever eaten.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great service and friendly staff... Really cold beer, and awesome wings and french fries. Fresh flounder sandwich was delicious, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Had a great time. Owner came out and talked with us and made sure everything was good. Great southwestern rolls and margaritas! Will be back and recommend it for anyone who is visiting the outer banks or ocacoke island. Enjoy!

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Berlin, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Glad we drove a little farther toward the village. Stopped for lunch and drinks. Drinks were cold, apps out of this would, clam chowder best I ever had, meal was great. Service was good for being a new guy. If you need info of the area, Red is good for info on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place is wonderful! The food is so fresh, and if you're visiting the OBX for the first time, this is a must-see. I had the best ever shrimp and scallops here...I'll definitely be back!!!

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Ordered the East Carolina Burger, one of the best burgers I've ever had. The Crab Dip was amazing, the Clam Soup was the best we have ever had!!! Owe and I almost forgot the pickles and frooms amazing!!!! A world class place, and the staff was exceptionally nice, every one made sure that our visit was excellent, I would definitely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have been coming to the island for 19 years and have been to this restaurant countless times and this last visit has been my last. We got our drink orders 30 minutes into our visit, our apps an hour into our visit and our food an hour and 40 minutes in to our visit. When we finally got our... More 

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Additional Information about Gaffer's Sports Pub

Address: 1050 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: +1 252-928-3456
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
Average Prices: USD 10 - 23
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1050 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-3456

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 23
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

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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