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Gaffer's Sports Pub

1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
+1 252-928-3456
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (76 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 9 days on Ocracoke Island during the Christmas season. Always had good, multiple options for eating out. Did breakfast twice at Gaffer's, a sports bar. The first breakfast I had a hash that was excellent, and my wife really enjoyed her breakfast biscuit. And...More

1  Thank Bob_Hhuwieler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not many choices on Ocracoke in the off season; went to Gaffers as the deli next door was closed. Delicious burger, and the other meals I saw being brought out looked and smelled great as well. Very friendly wait staff; highly recommend.

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Tuesday, December 19, 2018, we flew to Ocracoke Island and landed at the airport, W95. From there, the walk into town is about a mile. Needing lunch, we examined every restaurant we could find. Nine of ten were closed despite TripAdvisor listings that say...More

1  Thank davidwstrevel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with some friends for drinks and food at a locals place. The drinks and food was good. The service was just ok. I guess because it's the off season, wait staff just aren't on their A game.

Thank tman4lom
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Ordered wings to go to have during the NCAA Championship Game. They were ready when promised. Rusty blend sauce very good

Thank WCUcody
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The place we had intended to stop at was closed for the season--and we're glad it was! We got wonderful food at Gaffer's. The atmosphere was very relaxed and the food was delicious.

Thank wirttravelers
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Stopped by here two weeks ago with family for breakfast... Food was excellent and probably only excelled by the service and attentiveness. Red the owner stopped by on a table visit and was a natural when it came to A+'ing the guest. Spoke with him...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 20 December 2017

It was a long day on the beach and our first trip to Ocracoke during the Christmas-holiday season ... so we stopped at Gaffers for a drink and to check out the menu. I had read the reviews of the few island restaurants that were...More

Thank B Il'Cibo B
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We were exploring the island and decided to give Gaffer's Sports Pub a try for lunch. Nice, comfortable, casual place. Our server, David, was very friendly and full of great information about the food but also about the local island life. My husband had a...More

Thank Mona F
Reviewed 28 November 2017

What a great place to eat. A great atmosphere. and let me tell you about the staff. We visited on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Our dog had an episode with another dog earlier in the week. Just before coming to dinner we noticed he had...More

Thank Steve W
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11 October 2015|
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Response from Ashley H | Property representative |
Yes we are definitely open year round!! Amazing Thanksgiving buffet...we make the restaurant like our home...everyone welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Irvin Garris Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960-9605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-3456
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Fresh local seafood, great burgers and specialty sandwiches, vegetarian options, kids menu, game room, NFL Ticket, Happy Hour Daily 5-7 1/2 price apps at the bar, Best Live Music Venue on the island, southern hospitality!!
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