Who's Open?

Updated 22 weeks ago
Who's Open?

Your off-season guide to eating, playing, and sleeping on Ocracoke

Until Easter, we will update this list each week so that residents and visitors can know where to go. 

These hours are subject to change; please check with the individual businesses!

Eating & Drinking:

Jason's Restaurant: Spring hours: Monday–Saturday, 11am–8:00pm

Zillie's Island Pantry: Spring hours; March 15-May 3rd: open daily 1pm–8pm. 

1718 Brewery: Open year 'round. Winter hours Thursday–Friday–Saturday, 3–9pm. Call 252-588-BEER for more information. 

Eduardo's Taco Stand: Monday–Saturday 8am-2pm and 4-7pm; Sundays 8-2. Call 252-928-0234 to place an order.

Helios' Hideaway: Now serving breakfast! Open Monday–Saturday, 7am–6pm. 

Old Salt Sandwiches & Such: Spring hours: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11 - 3; Friday and Saturday 11-5. Located in the food truck in front of Native Seafood. Will be open year 'round.

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Open daily at 4pm–2am. 252-928-6227.

Gaffer's Sports Pub: Winter hours: Mon–Wed 11am til 12midnight; Thurs–Sun 8am til 2am. Live music throughout winter. Open year 'round. 252-928-3456.

Magic Bean: Open Tuesday–Saturday 7am-4pm. 

Taqueria Suazos540: (located at the old Corkey's Store) Open Tuesday–Sunday, 8am–6pm, serving Mexican, Honduran, and American breakfast and lunch. 

The following are closed for the season (opening date): Ocracoke Oyster Co. (March 23), Plum Pointe Kitchen, Ocracoke Coffee Company (April 5), Graceful Bakery, Sorella's, Flying Melon Cafe, Back Porch Restaurant (April 18), Pony Island Restaurant (March 23), Thai Moon, Fig Tree/Sweet Tooth, Jolly Roger, Dajio Restaurant (April 1), Howard's Pub (March 28)


Books to Be RedOpen Monday – Saturday 10-ish – 5-ish; Sunday 10am–2pm 

Over the Moon: A sign is posted on the door with a number to call -- they'll be happy to open for you!

Village Craftsmen: Open 10am-5pm every day.

Tradewinds Tackle: Opens for season on March 15th!

Variety Store: Open 8am–8pm daily.

Down Creek Gallery: Open 11am–3pm daily.

Mermaid's Folly: Open most days 11am–3pm. 

Ride the Wind Surf Shop: Monday-Saturday 10am–6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. 

Village Thrift: Open Thursday–Saturday, 1-4pm. 

Island Artworks: Open Wednesday-Saturday 11am–4pm, or call 252-921-0018.

YouMeUs Designs Jewelry: (Located in the front of Oscar's House B & B): Open 12noon–5pm Monday–Saturday. 

Ocracoke Garden & Home Center: 

Ocracoke Museum Gift Shop: Spring hours: Monday-Friday, 10-4pm; Saturday, 11am-4pm. Closed Sunday.

Kitty Hawk Kites 

Closed for season: Sunglass Shop on Ocracoke, Community Store, Moonraker Tea Shop, Ocracoke Seafood Company (April 13th)


Schooner Windfall: Capt. Rob is sailing when the weather permits. 252-928-SAIL

Coyote Music Den:  Tuesday Night Music Jams through March. Word Play on Wednesday nights. Concerts begin April 19. More info on Ocracoke Current calendar or www.coyotemusic.net

Wheelie Fun golf cart rentals: Opens for the season on April 1st. 252-921-0216. www.wheeliefunocracoke.com

Ocracoke Island Golf Carts: Available for reservations year 'round. www.ocracokeislandgolfcarts.com 252-928-0090

Ocracoke Library: Hours are the same year 'round! Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3pm–7pm; Wednesday, 3pm–8pm, and Saturday 9am–1pm. Programs for kids and adults throughout the year. Closed December 24th-26th and January 1st.

Island Yoga: Classes Monday–Saturday, year 'round. All classes $15 for visitors (cash only). Loaner mats available first come first serve! Bring water to class; no need to sign up ahead - just meet on the mat. Call for schedule: (919) 696-7179

Stillwater Spa and Wellness is open year 'round. 252-588-0267

Ocracoke Massage & Day Spa and This Little Piggy Pedicure is open year 'round. 252-928-5801

Angie's Gym: Open year 'round, hosting  a full schedule of yoga and fitness classes. 252-928-2496

Beach Ride Rentals: Open year 'round. 252-916-0133.

Portsmouth Island Boat Tours: Open year 'round. 252-928-4361 or 5431.

Anchorage Marina: Open every day for dockage and fuel.

Beach Feet Nails: NEW nail salon open on Ocracoke, sharing space with Serenity Spa adjacent to Angie's Gym. Call to schedule an nail appointment Friday–Monday, 10am–8pm, with Molly O’Rourke, nail technician. 856-577-7983


Blue Heron Realty: Open all year; Cottage and condo rentals. Weekly, partial-week, and nightly rentals available. 252-928-7117

Ocracoke Island Realty: Open all year; Cottage and condo rentals. Weekly, partial-week, and nightly rentals available. 252-928-6261

Captain's Landing: Open for the season! 252-928-1999

Sand Dollar Motel: Open all year. office hours are 10am-6pm daily. 

Pony Island Motel: Open all year, 252-928-4411.

Oscar's House B & B: Open all year. 252-928-1311.

Bluff Shoal Motel: Open all year. 252-928-4301.

Crews Inn B&B: Open all year. 252-928-7011.

The Cove B & B: Open for the season! 877-842-1331

Castle on Silver Lake Open for the season! B & B: 877-290-3670

Closed for the season: Blackbeard's Lodge, Anchorage Inn, Edward's of Ocracoke, Silver Lake Motel, Harborside Inn, Thurston House Inn (March). 


We'll update this list as needed, so please let us know (at ocracokecurrent@gmail.com) if there's something to add, change, or delete! 

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