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Back Porch

110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
252.928.6401
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Ranked #7 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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English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Great scallops here at Back Porch! The hostess was particularly sweet to our little boy who just turned 1. As a mom, you notice these things and it can really make a difference! I would recommend this place to all groups (families, couples,etc), but in retrospect it is probably the perfect place for a date night!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

You'll have to get your checkbook out for this place, but it will be good. It's been here for quite a while and is always a sure thing. Prices are high, but service and food are always good.

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Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Service here always has been less than friendly, but our last visit was marred by an absolutely surly server. She gave off a negative vibe, and her responses to our questions can only be described as rude. Usually the food here makes up for any deficiencies in service, but this time my entrée was overcooked and tough. I would've said... More

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We always enjoy returning to the Back Porch on our annual vacation to Ocracoke. The food and service on this year's trip was outstanding. The dining area on the porch is a must. A very nice wine list.

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Abilene, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Another resturant that frowns upon children. We ate here and the food was overpriced and the waitress was terrible. Our child is very well behaved but they sat us in the very far back of the room. Think they would have put us in the closet if possible. Lol! He was much better behaved than the loud grown ups in... More

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

I am a bit confused by your review. As a mother of four I am very sensitive to your comments regarding how we treat customers with children. We absolutely do not discriminate against children. I am sorry if you perceived things to be different. We are always happy to move folks if they would rather be seated elsewhere. More

Glen Burnie
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We celebrated our Anniversary dinner here and we both thought the food was quite tasty and the service quite good. The prep and presentation was quite appealing. We ate on the screened--in porch since it was a warm night. Delicious dinner and delightful atmosphere. The rain gently falling outside was the perfect weather.

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NC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

There is not a lot of change in their menu over the years, but they stick to what they do well. The Dragon bowl with shrimp was wonderfully seasoned, the vegetables crisp and the portion so large we couldn't imagine ordering the full portion as the smaller portion still left enough for a second meal. The shrimp picatta was also... More

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liberty, nc
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We ate at the Back Porch twice during our week at Ocracoke. The fish dishes were great and the fig cake is a MUST HAVE dessert. The waitresses we had were young and a little "dingy" but they eventually got the job done. We ate on the screened porch and the atmosphere was very comfortable and cozy. Overall it is... More

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Pollocksville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had some of the best food on the island. Great seats on the porch which were pleasant in the evening temperature. Quiet but efficient wait staff

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I, once again, visited this restaurant, like I have for the last 15 years every year I visit Ocracoke. I don't think I have ever had a bad meal there! As always, the food was delectable! The seafood was fresh! The service was fantastic as well. The prices were slightly higher than the average meal, but it is well worth... More

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