Food & Drink

1718 Brewing Ocracoke: Open Wed-Sun 12pm-9pm. Closed Mon/Tues. Open 7 days a week starting in April!

The Back Porch: Opening April 12

The Breeze: Opening April 14

Dajio: Opening March 31

Eduardo’s of Ocracoke: Open Wed-Sun 8am-3pm. Hours extending to seven days a week by Easter. Breakfast 8am & new lunch items!

Flying Melon: Opening April 7

The Fudge & Ice Cream Shop: Opening just before Easter.

Hang Ten Smoothies:  Opening Spring 2023

Hart’s Hot Dog Hut: Opening April 4, Tues – Wed 6am-2pm, Thurs-Sat 6am-2pm & 5pm-9pm, Sun 6am – 11am. New menu, new look!

Helios Hideaway: Open BKFST, Mon-Fri 7am-10:30am; Lunch 11am-2pm. Sat 7am-10am. Closed Sun. 

Howard’s Pub: Open 11-30am -8:30pm; Closed on Mondays in March. April and on will be 7 days a week 11:30 – 9:00. Celebrating 33 years as an island destination!

Jason’s Restaurant: Open Mon-Sat 11am-2pm; 5pm-8pm

Kayla’s Country Kitchen: TBD

Lazy Sundae’s: Opening around Easter

The Lunch Box: Opening May 25

Magic Bean Coffee Bazaar: Closed permanently. On to new and exciting adventures!

Mini Bar: Opening mid-April; Mon-Sat 5pm-8pm. Look for new local beer and wine! Live Music, DJ dance parties and Island Trivia each week!

Native Seafood: Open Thurs-Sat 11am-5pm; Sun 10am-1pm.

Ocracoke Coffee Company: Opening first week of April, 7am-12pm. After Memorial Day: 7am-5pm, Sun 7am-12pm.

Ocracoke Oyster Company: Opening March 25, 11am-11pm

Ocracoke Shave Shack: Opening Spring 2023

Ocracoke Seafood Company (the Fish House): Opening early April.

Old Salt Sandwiches & Such: Opening in late April

Plum Pointe Kitchen: Open Wed-Sun 12pm-9pm, closed Mon/Tues. Open 7 days a week starting in April!

Pony Island Restaurant: Open 7am-11:30am, closed Tues.

SMacNally’s: Opening March 31

Sorellas Pizza & Pasta: Open Thurs-Mon, 5pm-9pm with pizza, calzones, stromboli, and salads available. Open daily with full menu starting April 1, 5pm-9pm.

Stockroom Street Food: Opening in May

Slushy Stand: Open, 10am-4pm, 6pm-10pm

Sweet Tooth and Fig Tree Bakery & Deli: Opening beginning of April.

Taqueria 504Suazo’s: Open 9am-8pm Tues- Sun. Closed Mon.

Thai Moon: TBD

Variety Store: Open daily 8am-7pm

Zillie’s Island Pantry: Open daily 2pm-8pm. ​​​​Wine tastings Thurs & Fri in season.


Anchorage Inn: Open all year

Blackbeard’s Lodge: Open. New refreshed look! Check out our new bikes, Starlink internet and exciting renovations throughout the property. 

Blue Heron Realty: Open all year

Bluff Shoal Motel: Open all year

Captain’s Landing: Open

The Castle B&B and Courtyard Villas: Open

Crew’s Inn: Open all year

Edwards of Ocracoke Cottages: Open

Harborside Motel: Spring 2023

Jerniman’s Campground: Open all year

McWilliams Landing I & II: Opening April 9th for Sun-Sun Reservations.

NPS Campground: Open all year.

Ocracoke Harbor Inn: Opening March 23

Ocracoke Island Realty: Open all year. 9-5 daily.

Oscar’s House B&B: Opening beginning of April

Pam’s Pelican B&B: Open. New bikes, pet friendly, 10 percent active military discount 

Pony Island Inn: Open all year. We have new digital door locks. You can now book online and check in when our office is closed!

Sand Dollar Motel: Open, 9am-6pm. 

Sandy Paws Bed & Biscuit Inn: Opening May 13. Call for availability.

Silver Lake Motel: Open all year. Office hours 8am-5pm daily. Online reservations available at

The Rich Company of Ocracoke: Open

Teeter’s Campground: Open

Thurston House B&B: Open


Anabelle’s Antiques: Open daily, 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat. Only private collection of Blackbeard belongings. Also, 3-4 pieces that were used in operation of the Ocracoke Lighthouse, which turns 200 this year. 

Bella Fiore: Open 11am-4pm. After Easter, hours are 10am-5pm. Fabulous new jewelry!

Books to Be Red: Open 10am-4:30pm

Captain’s Cargo: Closed

Down Creek Gallery: Opening March 15, Wed-Sat 11am-4pm. Hours extending in April. New artwork and jewelry arriving from local artists weekly.

Island Artworks: Opening March 20,11am-5pm Mon-Sat. Shop number 928-3892

Island Ragpicker: Open 11am-4pm. Beginning of April open 10am-6pm.

Kitty Hawk Kites: Open Wed-Sun 9:30am to 5:30pm.

Kitty Mitchell Studio: Opening April 1. 11am-5pm Tues- Sat. Locally made arts, crafts, & organic skin care products. Adult paint parties & children’s classes in the summer.

Little Rituals: Opening April 1

Mermaid’s Folly: Opening Spring 2023

Moonraker Tea Shop: Opening Easter Weekend. ​​Return of Discontinued Blends, Moon Festival (September 2023), Secret Agent Sale (July 2023)

Ocracoke Cigars: Opening April 1; 1pm-7pm Tues-Sat. By appointment until then.

Ocracoke Garden Center: Opening Spring 2023

Over the Moon: Open 11 am to 5 pm, closed Sundays

Pirates Chest: Open all year

Ride the Wind Surf Shop: Open daily 10am-5pm. New this season: Bajio Sunglasses, Low Tide Beach Chairs, Outerknown. 

The Sunglass Shop on Ocracoke: Opening in May

Sea Break: Open, Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. New interior design, exciting new bath/body products! Lots of beach-inspired jewelry designs.

Sunflower Studio: Opening Spring 2023

Village Thrift: Open, Thurs-Sat, 12pm-4pm

Village Craftsmen: Open Mon- Sat 11-5pm.

Starting in May, we will be bringing back “Fig Cake Fridays” to offer samples of Ocracoke’s favorite dessert (samples available until they are gone).

Getting Around:

Beach Ride Rentals: Open March 1 daily 10am-8pm

Ocracoke Beach Outfitters: Open, 8am-5pm daily.  

New location and new Management. Ocracokes’ full service rental provider of bikes, beach gear, cottage needs and baby equipment.

Ocracoke Island Golf Carts: Opening March 15, daily 8am-7pm

Wheelie Fun: Opening March 15, 9am-6pm


Anchorage Marina: Opening March 15, 7am-5pm daily. Hours expanding in the spring.

Ocracoke Ghost and History walk: Opening May 23, Tues & Fri. Reservations are required for all walks. Book our popular “Down Point” and “Around Creek” walking tours online via: Tours start promptly at 7:30pm. Join us on Mon. & Thurs. for stories on the beach with Ocracoke Beach Fires (reserve at

Portsmouth Island Adventures: Opening end of March, weather permitting. To book a trip call: 252-928-4484

Schooner Windfall: Opening March 15, 10am-sunset daily

Tradewinds Tackle: Opening March 17

Spa and Wellness:

Angie’s Gym: Open

Ocracoke Island Yoga: Open. Check Facebook for weekly class schedules. Private group classes & Reiki Healing Sessions are available weekly!


Ocracoke Preservation Society: Opening in late March or the first of April.


ABC Store: Open 11am-6pm, Mon-Sat. 

First National Bank: Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. 

Island Mobile Medical Care: Open. Gail Covington, FNP. 252-996-0511

Jimmy’s Garage: Open 

Mona’s Mobile Hair Care: Open all year. 252-921-0510

Ocracoke Island Discovery Center (NPS): Open Wed-Fri., 10am-12pm through April. ORV permits are only available for purchase on now. They are no longer sold at the Visitor Center. 1-877-444-6777.

Ocracoke Health Center: Open. 252-928-1511

Ocracoke Post Office: Open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm; 3pm-5pm, Sat. 10am-1pm.

Ocracoke Mobile Veterinarian: Open. 252-923-3787

Ocracoke Library: Opening by Easter

Ferry Schedule 2023