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1175 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960
252-928-4441
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 125
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy shrimp

My sisters family and I were in town for the week and wanted seafood so we headed here. We both got fried shrimp. It was lightly battered and really good. The hush puppies were tasty as well. They had an awesome beer selection. I do feel like it is overpriced for the amount of food you get, but I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The food here is excellent. This time I had fried pickles which were so yummy, chicken tenders, home made fries which tasted fresh, delicious southwestern egg rolls (another fave of mine). Everyone in my party raved about their meals as well. Shrimp and scallops were tops on their list. The atmosphere was really nice, as was our waitress. The hostess... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Casual large eating establishment. Great seafood and basic pub food. Lots of college and local memorabilia on the walls. Fun to look around. Good casual family place.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I just left the outer banks area this past weekend. As I always try my best to do we made the venture over to Ocracoke for lunch at Howard's Pub. Just like always we started with the fried pickles, which happen to be my favorite fried pickles due to having pickle spears instead of chips, and as always they disappeared... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Food was good fast and friendly service. Big beer selection. Family friendly place.can dine inside or out in there screened in porch.

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Jessup, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I cannot travel to Ocracoke without making my pilgrimage to Howard's Pub. There are lots of fun places on this island but Howard's is, in my opinion, the best. The atmosphere screams fun and relaxation. They have the largest beer and cocktail selection in the area and their food is good.

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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My sisters family and I were in town for the week and wanted seafood so we headed here. We both got fried shrimp. It was lightly battered and really good. The hush puppies were tasty as well. They had an awesome beer selection. I do feel like it is overpriced for the amount of food you get, but I would... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great place with a nice selection of beer. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We had a cowboy burger, shrimp sandwich, cheese burger and the kids cheese pizza. The food was well cooked and tasted good. Would go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate here for dinner one night while on vacation. Our waitress, Beverly, was the best we had all week! She was polite, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. We got seafood off of the raw bar and it was all delicious. We also got the shrimp and crab dip with homemade pita chips for an appetizer-... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Just as soon as we get off the ferry, we head to Howard's Pub! It's a 16th year reunion! The food is the best on the island. We love the steamed shrimp, hush puppies, and the latest t-shirts. Do not miss Howard's Pub while on Ocracoke!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We love Howard's Pub so much that we traveled 3 hours in one day just to eat lunch and feast on their fried pickles! All of their food is fantastic, and it's a place we plan to eat at every time we are in the Outer Banks. Seating is ample, though we melted the last time we were on the... More 

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Additional Information about Howard's Pub

Address: 1175 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252-928-4441
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1175 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: 252-928-4441

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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