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Back Porch

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110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-6401
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for a celebratory weekend. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and the service is great. The food was good, but was very heavy, for my tastes. Lots of very intense sauces on everything that everyone ordered. Like I said, it was still good, but I had heard a lot of rave reviews, and for my taste it was... More 

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Thank Hannah S
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review More 

Ringwood, New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of our favorite restaurants on the Island, the food is great and the environment is very relaxing. I missed the fig cake this year but evrything else was wondefil

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Thank kcdaylight
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you so much! More 

PITTSFORD
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little restaurant which offers casual dining in either their indoor dining room or outdoors on their screened back porch. We chose the porch - wooden paneling, floors, big ceiling fans - very homey. The restaurant is well-known among the locals for its use of locally sourced produce, seafood, baked goods, etc. While the atmosphere is very casual -... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We hope you can make it back! More 

Greenville, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food! Bar tenders recommendations for apps and dinner selections were on point!

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Thank ewa3316
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your evening! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always look forward to our meal at the Back Porch when visiting Ocracoke. This trip we had the fried blue fish and fish of the day-flounder. Both prepared perfectly with sides of grilled veggies and saffron rice. We enjoy choosing a bottle from the extensive wine list and finishing our meal by sharing an order of Sticky Toffee Pudding... More 

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Thank LynnVB
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time. Beautiful porch seating. A step up from most other Ocracoke restaurants. Creative menu. Food was delicious. Ordered a small plate and a salad. Way more food than I was expecting. Luckily I could take home the leftovers and they made a great lunch the next day. Staff was friendly and efficient.

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Thank Jennifer M
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a delightful dinner at the Back Porch starting with a warm friendly greeting by the hostess who seated us at a great table in the screened porch. Our server, Holly, was well informed about the menu and provided efficient and effective service. We started with an order of the crabmeat beignets. These are delicious, delicate... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your dinner! Thank you for the lovely review! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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183 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first experienced dinner at Back Porch about 8 or so years ago and at the time considered it the best meal I had in a week on the island. The restaurant is very pleasant , casual but just upscale enough to put it ahead of the local dives. I like the room including a wide variety of seating and... More 

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backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a flattering review. We appreciate your patronage! More 

Conway, South Carolina
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

The setting was really nice. the main seating area was on a room that seemed like an enclosed porch.....with a lot of natural wood and island-themed furnishings. However, for a place that was not nearly at capacity, we had to wait a long time before being seated and longer that usual to be served. The food was very good and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 30, 2016

My wife and I traveled to the island for some R&R but all the while thinking in late October and right after a hurricane the food wouldn't be all that fresh and the service might be not so great. We were wrong! The Back Porch had a full menu available and the service staff was the same as it would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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?