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All 28 Ocracoke Restaurants

Pony Island Restaurant

51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
(252) 928-5701
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Ranked #11 of 28 Restaurants in Ocracoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Winchester, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Had a good breakfast. It's dated, and I'm sure it's been there forever, but as a quick breakfast choice, it worked. I would go for lunch or dinner though, just breakfast.

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Baltimore, MD
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

PI is great. They are a typical diner and the only one on the island. Service is prompt and friendly (in true diner fashion). This is a compliment for those of us who appreciate a really good diner. There can be a wait on busy days, even in September. Good food at a reasonable price. You can't beat it.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Best for breakfast, and reasonably price. Give it a shot. We generally go here on the morning we leave the island for the ferry.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stopped here making our way from Hatteras to Cedar Island and we were so hungry! The staff was incredibly friendly, the food came out fast, and we loved our breakfast! Make sure you get the biscuits!

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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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