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All 29 Ocracoke Restaurants

Back Porch

110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
252.928.6401
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Ranked #9 of 29 Restaurants in Ocracoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Defiance, Missouri
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439 reviews 439 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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olyphant , pa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Second time here. Deja vu! Same table and waiter , Tristan! He was very pleasant and helpful. My husband had the seafood platter. Great portion and very tasty. I opted for the special..sheepshead! Done with capers and tomatoes, it was delicious! Loved the rice and fresh veggies. Rice is bland but goes well with flavors of other foods. The bread... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our party was disappointed to find that the only local fish on the menu was bluefish. Although many options were offered in its preparation, it is still bluefish. This is the least desirable fish to eat from the area.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stopped by for dinner on Friday evening. Town was still crowded due to fair weather this Fall, so I opted for an early dinner to avoid the congestion and noise. Ordered local bluefish broiled and a Caesar salad. Both were properly prepared and served with care. Fish was local, fresh and moist. The fish was clearly selected and prepared by... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband and I love to try local places when we vacation. We try to read reviews about places before visiting. This is a quaint place with a relaxed atmosphere. I had the pecan crusted chicken. It was moist and flavorful with a slight sweet taste. My husband had the fried local shrimp. It was lightly breaded and fabulous! We... More 

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Burlington, NC
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126 reviews 126 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fresh fish is always the right choice. If you are lucky enough to get a young blonde waitress by the name of Erin, she will make your experience better with great service. Nice setting here that most couples will enjoy. The shoulder season is ideal for coming out here for sure.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I was here for my first time on Ocracoke Island from Friday afternoon before Columbus Day to Tuesday after Colombus Day. I've got to say that most of the restaurants here are at least forgettable; a few make my "never, never again would I consider going there" list. Back Porch Restaurant is quite different. Ocracoke is basically a small town... More 

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Additional Information about Back Porch

Address: 110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252.928.6401
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
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
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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