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110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
252.928.6401
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 149
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Coming Back, Dont count em out!

BP was sliding and its obvious that competition on the island has brought them back. Way to go guys, revised menu, continued excellance, very nicely done entrees and wine list, deserts and the house salad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2014
Hobietim
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Defiance, Missouri
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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269 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a very unique restaurant. It has a casual elegance atmosphere. A nicer place to go for a couple's night out than any of the other restaurants on the island. Our server was from South Africa & he was friendly & attentive but was not a nuisance. The rice was just a little different & very delicious. The shrimp... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Our first time to the OBX and our first time here at The Back Porch. The atmosphere is so unique and reminds me of down south. Plenty of room. Not a bad seat in the place. Huge bar with a lot of wines but few bourbons but I've found that to be the case at every restaurant here. The bartender... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad we helped make your visit to Ocracoke memorable! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

I've gone to beach several times love the fresh fish but often find the preparation to lack imagination. I initially thought the chef must be Vietnamese but then saw other influences as well. I would have gone back the next night but we tried yet another fabulous restaurant.

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and positive feedback! We hope to see you again at the Back Porch! More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent seafood platter, awesome side dishes, relaxing atmosphere and prompt service...the snapper was to die for, also, conveniently located across from Blackbeards Lodge...btw try the blueberry cobbler

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review - so glad you enjoyed your meal at the Back Porch! More 

Rodanthe, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

After a long weekend fishing, we decided to cut our trip short due to bad weather. We decided to run through the ferries on the way back home and stopped into Back Porch for dinner. Now, we read reviews, and looked up the menu.We already had our minds set on what we wanted. Poke was on point. I did substitute... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

We're so glad you decided to loop through Ocracoke and stop at the Back Porch! Thanks for the great review, happy to hear about your wonderful meal - we look forward to your next visit! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

In town for a wedding, our first night out we went here on a friends recommendation. It just so happened it was their first night open for the season. They nailed it! From starter to entree to dessert, you colud tell with every bite that the food was prepared with love and care. I could tell it was all prepared... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

So glad you had such a great experience and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are indeed looking forward to a great season! More 

Defiance, Missouri
Top Contributor
438 reviews 438 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

BP was sliding and its obvious that competition on the island has brought them back. Way to go guys, revised menu, continued excellance, very nicely done entrees and wine list, deserts and the house salad.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The setting is average, but the food was very good. We had heard the fresh fish was excellent. The chef accommodated our special request. However, this was not the best fish we ate while in Ocracoke.

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Bassett, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have visited this restaurant each time I go to Ocracoke, NC and each time it gets better and better. The seafood is cooked perfectly, steaks are cooked according to your preference and the staff tries so hard to make sure everyone is satisfied with their meal.One person in our party is on a specific diet and the waitress took... More 

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maryland
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We always enjoy Back Porch. The service is great and food well prepared. A very pleasant experience every time. We just wish they could support being open all year!

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Restaurant Details

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: 252.928.6401

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?