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Pony Island Restaurant

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51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-5701
7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

I have been going here since I was a toddler...over 40 years. Dad to find out that they don't do dinner anymore BUT the good news is that the breakfast is still delicious! You can not get a bad meal here. It is not fancy...which is part of the charm. This is a must when on the Island!!

Thank 379aprilh
Chilbolton, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Good breakfast, good staff - only complaint is that it was a dark place in which to eat breakfast. Need brighter lights for the daytime. The darkness in the day made it feel unwelcoming and gloomy. Otherwise a good place for breakfast - definitely nice food.

Thank Sofisticat
North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

This resturaunt is in a convenient location to the Pony Island Hotel and serves a great breakfast! Very filling!

Thank OuterBanksLover
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This was our first meal on the island which came highly recommended from the locals traveling on that mornings ferry with us. The food was good, not great but good. The establishment is clean, very nicely decorated and the staff is as nice as they can be when being inattentive. The wait was extremely long and we had to hunt... More 

Thank meastar
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Good breakfast, nice folks who work here. Central to the island activities. Moderate prices for breakfast.

Thank Rheadaria
1 review
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

The food and service was beyond excellent! Friendly staff and delicious homemade food! Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting ocracoke!

Thank Catherine U
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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233 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Although you may find better breakfasts on the island, the staff here is amazing. Shout out to all of them- it was busy and they were handling it with ease.

Thank ValerieinVB
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

very good. service, food all good. coffee was even good. my wife had a western omelet that was large and came with biscuits and i had country ham with eggs and biscuits...all good.

Thank stevemexico
Melbourne, Florida
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360 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016

This became our local breakfast stop every morning. Open, bright, clean, inviting, friendly, perfect breakfast menu, reasonably priced, AND great food. We were pleased with every meal and staff were great.

Thank c0de7777
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2016

The 6 of us went here for breakfast before the ferry ride. Great Food, coffee and fruit. Friendly staff.

Thank Ann C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $16
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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: +1 252-928-5701

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?