Who's Open?

Updated 30 weeks ago
Who's Open?

Updated with Spring Opening dates! 

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

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

Eating & Drinking:

Jason's Restaurant: Open Monday–Saturday: 11am-2:30pm for lunch; 5–8:30pm for dinner. After Memorial Day, open 11–9 every day. 252-928-3434

Zillie's Island Pantry: Spring hours: Open 1–8pm daily.

Ocracoke Oyster Co.: Open every day; lunch specials. Live music with Martin & Friends on Saturday nights. Dance with the Ocracoke Rockers on Saturday, April 7th starting at 8pm.

Pony Island Restaurant: Open every day for breakfast, 7–11:30am.

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

Eduardo's Taco Stand: Open 8am–8pm Monday–Saturday. Open 6am–3pm on Sundays. Get a delicious Eduardo's breakfast for the ferry! 

Ocracoke Bar & Grille: Open daily at 4pm–2am. Live music Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Open for lunch on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Open year 'round.  252-928-6227.

Ocracoke Station Deli and Diner: Open daily at 6am–9pm. Serving breakfast and lunch from 6am–5pm. Open year 'round. 

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 every day, 7am-4pm. Open year round!

The following are closed for the season (opening date): Flying Melon Cafe (April 12th), Thai Moon, SmacNally's, Ocracoke Coffee Co. (March 30th), Sorella's, Graceful Bakery, Flying Melon (April 13th), Back Porch (March 30th), Howard's Pub (March 23rd), Fig Tree/Sweet Tooth, Jolly Roger, Dajio Restaurant (March 28th).


Books to Be RedOpen most days, 11am–4pm. 

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

Tradewinds Tackle: There's a sign on the door with a number to call -- they'll be happy to come open for you.

Variety Store: Winter hours: 8am–7pm daily.

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

Ride the Wind Surf Shop: Open daily 11am–5pm in January & February.

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

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

Closed for season: Over the Moon, Island Ragpicker (March 17th), Ocracoke Seafood Company/Fish House, Village Craftsmen (March 15th)Pirate's Chest, OPS Museum & Gift Shop (March 16th), Trixie's Fineries (March 22nd), Harborside Gift Shop, Bella Fiore Pottery, Ocracoke Island Trading Company, Teach's Hole pirate shop, Native Seafood (beginning of April).


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

Coyote Music Den: Open Jams, Open Mics, and Word Play Gatherings on Tuesday and Wednesday nights until Spring! More info on Ocracoke Current calendar or www.coyotemusic.net

Ocracoke Island Golf Carts: Will open for season on March 15th. 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.

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

Ocracoke Massage is open year 'round! 252-928-5801

Angie's Gym is open year 'round, and hosts 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: Office is unmanned in the winter. However, someone is always available for assistance with fueling and dockage through out the year. Check the sign on the Marina door for assistance. Will open on Thursday, March 15th, for the season. The office hours for spring will be 6am–6pm. Summer hours are 5am–8pm..

Wheelie Fun golf cart rentals: Opens for the season on March 23rd. 


Blue Heron Realty: Cottage rentals available all year. 252-928-7117. 

Ocracoke Island Realty Rentals: Rentals (866-976-7513) and sales (855-707-4715). 

Captain's Landing: Open all year. 252-928-1999

Anchorage Inn: Open on weekends until March 15th, then open full-time. 

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

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

Sand Dollar Motel: Open all year. Office hours 9am–7pm daily. 252-928-5571 

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

Lodging closed for the season: (opening dates) Harborside Motel, Thurston House B & B (March 20th), Blackbeard's Lodge (March 17th), Ocracoke Harbor Inn (March 16th), Edwards of Ocracoke (March 21st)

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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