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Back Porch

110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-6401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab beignets” (32 reviews)
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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110 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Back Porch has a varied menu and different from usual fired seafood. My wife is a small eater and had the Crab Beignets as a dinner. It was almost tasty and too much food. I had the Fresh Egg Fettuccini with Shrimp which was...More

Thank glenn1_11
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had fish and could not eat all of it-portion size was a pleasant surprise. We will return when back in Ocracoke.

Thank travelingman80
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The Back Porch is delicious! Our server was very attentive knowing when we needed attention and when we didn't. We had a delicious shrimp bruschetta for appetizer and the lump crabmeat entree and mixed seafood entree. My only complaint is they won't sub sides at...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The service was nice. We were seated outside on the back porch. There was a small bar there with some obnoxious people sitting at the bar so I was thankful they say us outside. The chairs were probably some of the most uncomfortable chairs I...More

2  Thank glowmaybey
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited on July 4th and the dinner crowd was minimal. Other nights as we biked by there was a decent crowd. We sat on the screened in porch, which was nice but extremely warm. They have mostly seafood dishes with some local specials. I...More

Thank mtnsugarmagnolia
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Overall this was a very nice meal and the overall atmosphere is pleasant. It was a little crowded and the two tables near us were practically right on top of us so the noise was enhanced and the meal felt a little crowded. The waitress...More

2  Thank James H
backporchocracoke, Owner at Back Porch, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and provide us with fair constructive criticism. You are right, your dinner service was very poorly handled and I apologize for that. I can assure you that we have since worked out those kinks and...More

Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Once again. Some of the best seafood we've ever had. We come to Back Porch every time we visit Ocracoke. It's always wonderful. But how many times has it been some of the best food we've ever had. Incredible yellow fin tuna. Lump crab meat,...More

2  Thank NCFambly
Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I had our wedding dinner at the Back Porch last September. We chose several items off the menu for our guests…the fresh catch, filet, and dragon bowl, with fig cake for dessert, as well as salads and apps. Everything was awesome and...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Back Porch is one of our favorite places for a nice meal while visiting Ocracoke. The experience is fine dining in a relaxed island atmosphere. We enjoy a drink in the Wine Bar before dinner and then always request seating on the "porch". The...More

1  Thank LynnVB
Reviewed June 27, 2015

So happy we came upon the Back Porch with it's beautiful dining room and bar and a large screened porch dining area. They were very busy but were able to seat us in a cozy corner, very comfortable. The service was excellent but the food...More

Thank Henry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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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