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Gaffer's Sports Pub

1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
+1 252-928-3456
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (87 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
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Reviewed today via mobile

We always go to Gaffer’s multiple times when we visit Ocracoke, and we always love it! We were there with our family for Thanksgiving and decided to try the Thanksgiving buffet at Gaffer’s. It was without a doubt the best holiday meal I’ve ever had!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the day after Thanksgiving which happens to be their busiest day of the year. There was a little bit of a wait, but it was worth it. The staff was pleasant and the pub cozy. The menu variety was nice, so plenty of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family has been coming to Hatteras and Ocracoke at Thanksgiving for 20+ years. We have gone to Gaffer’s for their buffet for the last four years and it only keeps getting better. The spread is unmatched...the collards are the real deal. The Bloody Mary...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dukethedane
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had wings, seafood, burgers,it was all fabulous!! My grands loved watching the people who came in dressed for halloween. The staff costumes were awesome (Alice in Wonderland) service was good, band started just as we left and sounded awesome. We will be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Each time we go to Gaffers gets better. Good food, good sized portions, and friendliest service on the island! Can't wait to return!!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sherpa116093
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We were vacationing in the area and wanted to watch our home college football game. We called to check first and they said come on down! They were so accommodating, gave us the best tv, made sure we could see it and hear. Food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vickied873
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

So my girls Lici, Tammy, and Ashley are awesome!!! I loved this bar!!! They were so accommodating!!!! They were wonderful women who I hope all bars figure out this perfect recipe for success!!!! Thank you girls for making my vacation a memorable experience!!!! Love y'all....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Cruiser21559747658
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Decided to try Gaffers based on Trip Advisor reviews. It was decorated for Halloween in an Alice in Wonderland motif!! Enjoyed the grilled shrimp basket and a lovely chat with Samantha!!! Her warm and friendly personality made my meal delightful😊😊

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Slinky54Pink
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We stopped by Gaffer's to watch football, and it was 75 cent wing day! They have several kinds of wings (including Carolina Reaper!), and they'll let you break your order up into 3 wing increments. We loved that, since we wanted to try several different...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Feelin_Irie
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Large servings. Local flair. Reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Plan to stay awhile and order multiple appetizers. Great p l.j ace for friends to gather.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda S
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July 9, 2018|
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Response from comer1615 | Reviewed this property |
Let them know when you walk in. They are great people and come out and talk with you and want you to have the best experience possible.
October 10, 2015|
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Response from Ashley H | Property representative |
Yes we are definitely open year round!! Amazing Thanksgiving buffet...we make the restaurant like our home...everyone welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-3456
  • E-mail
Fresh local seafood, great burgers and specialty sandwiches, vegetarian options, kids menu, game room, NFL Ticket, Happy Hour Daily 5-7 1/2 price apps at the bar, Best Live Music Venue on the island, southern hospitality!!
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