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Pony Island Restaurant

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Pony Island Restaurant
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51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
(252) 928-5701
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for breakfast
3 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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Ralph B
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Princess Anne, Maryland

A place where the locals go for a decent breakfast, nothing special,diner food. I had a basic egg meal with toast and home fries, met expectations.

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Princess Anne, Maryland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A place where the locals go for a decent breakfast, nothing special,diner food. I had a basic egg meal with toast and home fries, met expectations.

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Georgia
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant has been on Ocrakoke for a very long time and after a breakfast here you will know why. Quick, friendly service. Decent menu of standards but seafood omlet was quite good & reasonably priced. Local table for local gossip. Coffee cups kept full. Fine home-style gathering place that should be in every community.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I was waiting for the ferry and was told to go here for breakfast since few places are open after the tourist season best Western omelet ever and I took their incredible bisquits (huge!)to go for the ferry ride. Delicious.. owner sources food locally and even catches the fish for the menu...wished I lived there!

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Lake Ridge, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visiting in Sept, things had started to close down on this small barrier island village. However, Pony Island Restaurant was open. It is a short distance from the main central part of the village. However, maybe just a bit far to walk, unless you're up for a 15 minute walk. This is a home-style food place. Traditional breakfast items were... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Coffee is quick to arrive - staff very friendly and responsive--- arrive early, early bird gets the worm.

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Burlington, NC
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120 reviews 120 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A very good country breakfast with the biggest serving of country ham that I have ever received. Service is fast and food is served very hot. Erin our server was really on her game. It can get a little stuffy in here so go forewarned but go just the same. The eggs are served just right and the link sausage... More

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Centreville, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Sunday Brunch at the Pony was a real treat. Even in Sept had a waiting list but not too long. They also have an outside area and an A/C waiting area.

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lilly pa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

though the breakfast was served fast, the potatoes were cold and the toast was so cold it would not melt the butter

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We go there almost every morning while staying in Ocracoke. I've NEVER been disappointed. They're menu has a variety of dishes and will likely satisfy anyone. Oh, and the prices will not be beat either! You can easily be stuffed and your bill will be less than $8.

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Earlysville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pony Island is family-owned and -operated, and we've been going there for breakfast forever. The staff is alright... not bad but not great either. The food is basic and consistent, and I decided to look for something with really good breakfast food and found it elsewhere. I doubt we'll be going to Pony Island for breakfast anymore.

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Additional Information about Pony Island Restaurant

Address: 51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: (252) 928-5701
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 16

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