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Pony Island Restaurant

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51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
(252) 928-5701
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Columbia, South Carolina
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very popular place for locals and tourists. We were promptly seated and asked if we wanted coffee before our waitress came with a couple of mugs. Our order came surprisingly fast. My shrimp omelet came with grits or hash browns and biscuits or toast. My wife had blueberry pancakes. Everything was good. When we left, there was... More 

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Thank BCMjr
washington
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, that was delicious breakfast. Eggs, pancakes, coffee. I guess, to get 5/5 nowadays you new wifi and what else... That's it. Price was good and service was good too. Please visit and enjoy.

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Thank olegdc
Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service here was great. Food was served quickly and hot. It was only an average meal. Expected more southern flavor.

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Thank Notime2boat
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had crab omelet and was amazed at the amount of seafood in the breakfast. Traditional breakfast menu also available and the hotcakes and biscuit and gravy are perfect to start the day. I just wish they were still open for dinner.

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Thank Greg M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old school diner but not inexpensive however still make this a stop on your strip. Staff are casual as are most at Ocracoke.

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Thank Jennifer O
Atlanta, Georgia
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139 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the locals go here for breakfast. Big portions, inexpensive. Friendly staff, fast service, but not rushed. Excellent biscuits, and Pony Island potatoes.

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Thank BILLandDD
Winterville, NC
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was the only meal I had here but it was good. So much variety, it was hard to decide what to get. It seemed really crowded, but we did not have to wait long at all. Seating outside in the back was nice and shaded. We had a party of four.

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Thank PirateFan94
Florence, South Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service. Homemade biscuits and super nice service. Quaint interior with seats in waiting area. Delicious fresh seafood omelet with blue crab and cheese. Fresh grits and fresh eggs too. Fast and friendly as well. Quiet and great for families too. Nice antique island ephemera on wall about Ocracoke. Best island breakfast.

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Thank Heather S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are only open till 11:30am, so make sure you get there in time to order and not be rushed. We got there a little after 11:00 and by 11:30 were the last and they were cleaning up to close.

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Thank Tina H
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still a very good breakfast menu with plenty to choose for the children. Prices are reasonable and servings are generous.

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Thank Lee H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $16
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: (252) 928-5701

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