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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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“home fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gaffers is literally the most repulsive restaurant I have EVER been too. Extremely poor service, a VERY poor managed establishment. My food took over 45 min to cook and there was ROACHES in the bathroom and I saw one crawling near the kitchen/bar area. Extremely...More

Thank Escape06278586656
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!!

1  Thank Sherpa116093
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank vickied873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Cruiser21559747658
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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😊😊

1  Thank Slinky54Pink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Feelin_Irie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the pirate fest and as always ended up at gaffers. The staff is always the best!! ALICIA, SAMANTHA AND GUS took such good care of us we felt like family.The food is great and the band was a blast. This place always...More

1  Thank jtfishermankennedy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch there today. We had the shrimp BLT. Delicious. Piled high with wild caught North Carolina shrimp!! Going back for supper tonight!!!!

2  Thank Ross B
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Questions & Answers
Jennifer S
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
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
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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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