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Gaffer's Sports Pub

1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
+1 252-928-3456
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
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Reviewed yesterday

We came to Ocracoke after Hurricane Florence on a late Ferry. Gaffer's was the only place open late on the island- until 2AM. We were greeted by Samatha, who was also our waitress for our dinner. She was very friendly and attentive during our meal...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday brunch was a great experience. Our super friendly server suggested the ‘create your own’ Bloody Mary bar... YUM! Food was timely and great. It wasn’t my first time there and certainly won’t be the last.

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we found Gaffer's Sports Pub. The crab dip was awesome along with a Angry Orchard Rose. I also had fried shrimp and the portions were so big I could hardly eat it all. Our waiter, Eric, was very attentive. So all...More

1  Thank LoraineL67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a sucker for cheesy magic/comedy acts. Saw it advertised and figured why not? We just got some funnel fries (which were excellent) and drinks. Service was good and the comedian, Brian S??, was really way better than I was expecting. It was a family...More

2  Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious meal. The service was fast and friendly. Overall a fun experience. We will recommend to our family and friends.

1  Thank sun s
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

There is a diverse menu here. You can get shrimp, wings, fish or a burger. We always get seafood when we're in an area for fresh seafood, so my wife had shrimp and I had maui fish. The shrimp were small as was the fish...More

1  Thank Ronald M
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This was the second time eating here, our first being several years prior. Both visits yielded a great experience. Our waitress Emily was very friendly and attentive. I ordered the blackened Mahi, my son the scallop dinner, my daughter a shrimp dinner and my wife...More

1  Thank Jeff K
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were on vacation in the OBX and decided to visit Ocracoke Island. We stopped here for breakfast and have to admit the food was very good. I had the three egg omelette, and my girlfriend had the two egg breakfast. Men’s...More

1  Thank Eric H
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Samantha was awesome!!!! super sweet and the food was great. would definitely come back next time we come to the island!

1  Thank Kalee P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We rarely eat at the same restaurant twice and have never done so in the four years coming to Ocracoke, but we did at Gaffers. The food was 5 star quality on both visits, rivaling that of the some of the finest restaurants we visited...More

2  Thank gedangelo001
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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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
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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