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Back Porch

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110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-6401
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our latest visit didn't disappoint. We ate 2 wonderful and inventive meals there on 2 nights of our stay. Fresh food served with a flair. The seafood is fresh and the steak was delicious. The sticky toffee pudding was amazing. Do yourself a favor and eat here.

1 Thank Vicki B
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

OMG the grouper was amazing! Three out of teh four of us got it and so yummy. Big portions too. The wait staff needs a bit of training. Took a while to get tea after dinner, but go for the food.

1 Thank Elizabeth V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite places to dine here. It's not inexpensive, but the food is always excellent. The cobia chowder, scallop appetizer and Dragon bowls are excellent, and I can't leave here without having the toffee pudding, which is out of this world. As another reviewer noted, the menu doesn't change much or often, but they stay with... More 

1 Thank catvahine
Wilmington, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

food was good, but not special. service was slow and poor. Atmosphere so so. WE arrived near the end of the evening. Out of several items, including the mashed potatoes that accompanied the steak. Staff seemed exausted

1 Thank happyWilmington_NC
Mountville, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere on the actual back porch is romantic. Screened in porch, nicely appointed and casual. Where do we start? The shrimp empanadas as an app is the way to go! (2 to an order). And the Poke (Ahi tuna) was cold, fresh, and delicious! Both are over the top for starters and are to be recommended. Echo was our... More 

1 Thank WillG1519
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Fri night with little notice and 23 people. They couldn't have been more accommodating and the food was great.

Thank jg2203
Greenville, South Carolina
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner at the Back Porch! We sat on the porch, which was very relaxing, Had a view of their garden area. The food was delicious, and we had an excellent waitress!

1 Thank Elaine H
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two for supper on Thursday ... crab cakes (excellent) and calamari pasta (excellent) ... very good service ... we will go back ... thank you.

1 Thank Howard P
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got the seafood platter ($27) and really enjoyed it. It had bluefish, scallops, crab cake, and shrimp with rice and vegetables. My husband got the fried shrimp plate ($20) and enjoyed his meal also.

1 Thank KarenSB64
Hampton, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went late at night and were seated indoors in a rather remote little area with fabric seats and pillows. My Mom is 85 and enjoyed having a pillow behind her. We ordered the fresh catch of the day. For dessert, the Key Lime Pie was very refreshing. My parents had eaten here 24 years ago for their 25th wedding... More 

1 Thank Georgia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-6401

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?