Signs of Spring!

Updated 6 years ago
Signs of Spring!

Ocracoke's spring awakening = more businesses open for the season every day!

Here's your guide to who's open for dining, shopping and lodging. 

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


Dajio Restaurant: Open for the season with a new spring menu! Open every day for lunch and dinner, 11am – 9pm. Bar is open, too! (252) 928-7119

Gaffer’s Sports Pub:Open every day. Open at 6am, closing at 2am. Breakfast, 6am - 11am. Lunch, 11am. Poker on Mondays, Trivia on Tuesdays. Live music every Friday and Saturday night (252) 928-3456

Jason's Restaurant: Open Monday - Saturday, Lunch 11am - 2pm; Dinner 5pm - 8:30pm. Tuesday is Sushi Night!

Ocracoke Station: Serving breakfast at 6am every morning, daily lunch special 11am - 4pm. Hot dogs, pizza, sandwiches, snacks available all day and dinner time. Open Mon – Sat, 6am – 9pm; Sun 6am – 8pm. Live music on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.(252) 928-4031

Zillie’s Island Pantry: Open weekdays, 4 - 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 – 8pm, and Sundays 2 – 8pm. (252) 928-9036

Eduardo’s Taco Stand: Carry-out only. Open: Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 3pm for breakfast and lunch. Open Monday - Saturday 5pm - 7pm for dinner. Closed on Sundays until mid March. Serving hot coffee and Mexican hot chocolate. (252) 588-0202

Ocracoke Pizza Company: Open Thurs – Sun, 4pm – 9pm. Take-out or free delivery, (252) 928-7777 

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

Topless Oyster: Will open for season in mid-March (252) 928-2800

Howard's Pub: Will open for season on Thursday, March 20th.

Ocracoke Coffee Company: Will open for the season on April 1st at 7am. 

Thai Moon Carry-out: Will open for the season on April 3rd. Spring hours will be Thursday – Sunday, 11am – 8pm.

Flying Melon Restaurant: Will open for the season in mid-April.

Back Porch Restaurant and Wine Bar: Will open for the season on April 17th. 


Variety Store: Open every day, 8am - 8pm 

OPS Museum and Gift Shop: Museum is free and open to the public. Hours: Monday–Friday, 10–4, Saturday 11–4. 

Ride the Wind: Open every day, 10 - 5.  

The Sunglass Shop: Open for the season. 

Tradewinds Tackle: Open any day and time just call Alan at 252-921-0475.

Pirate's Chest: Open weekdays, 1 – 5 and weekends, 9 – 5.  

Captain's Cargo Open every day; just enter through the Captain's Landing hotel lobby.

Island Artworks is open when Kathleen is there working in the studio (look for a car in the driveway) or you can call her at (252) 921-0018.

Secret Garden Gallery Open for the season. 252-928-2598. 

The Anchorage Marina will be open as needed (hotel is closed for season.)




Bluff Shoal Motel Open year round (252) 928-4301

Captain's Landing Open year round (252) 928-1999

Pony Island Motel Open year round (Limited office hours in winter, but there will always be a number to call on the door.) (252)-928-4411

Ocracoke Island Realty has cottages available year round. (877) 646-2822.

Blue Heron Realty has cottages ready to rent (866) 576-7117

Crew’s Inn B & B Open year round. (252) 928-7011

Castle B & B and Castle Courtyard Villas are open for the season. (252) 928-3505

The Cove B & B: Open for the season. (252) 928-4192

Sand Dollar Motel: Opens for the season. (252) 928-5571

Anchorage Inn and Marina: Open for the season. (252) 928-1101

Thurston House Inn: Will open for the season on March 14th. (252) 928-6037

 Silver Lake Motel: Will open for the season on March 28th. (252) 928-5721


Edward's of Ocracoke: Will open for season on March 20th. (800) 254-1359

Blackbeard's Lodge: Will open for season on March 20th. (800) 892-5314

Ocracoke Harbor Inn: Will open for season on March 20th. (252) 928-5731

Harborside Inn: Will open for season on Easter weekend. (252) 928-3111

Oscar's House B and B: Will open for season on April 10th. (252) 928-1311

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

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