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Pony Island Restaurant

51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-5701
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“biscuits” (54 reviews)
“hotcakes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Extremely quick service, even with very large group (18). Staff is always friendly which is why we're there nearly every morning of vacation

Thank CJAW2012
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were here in the off-season, so this restaurant was one of the few places open, and as a result, quite crowded. But we were lucky to get the last open table, and service was prompt and friendly. They have an extensive breakfast menu, good...More

Thank Snowbird607
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This is where the locals eat, a well run, tidy place for breakfast. The food was well prepared and promptly served by a friendly staff. The portions were adequate and priced reasonably for a resort area.

Thank Lemonfellow
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Had special - breakfast tacos (3) - more than I could finish. Prepared my husband’s large bowl of oatmeal exactly as he requested. Food was hot and arrived quickly. Good service. Would return if in area again.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My 1st trip to Ocracoke island in nc. We had breakfast here this morning. A good cup of coffee and a plate of gravy biscuits and a bowl of cheese grits. Both were very good and timely. Wait staff was very nice. Pricing was alright...More

Thank Hammockman2013
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Nice breakfast today. Menu has all the basics and prices are reasonable considering the location. Service was very good.

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Get the Pony Potatos, they were so yummy! The pancakes and really everything we ate was great and the servers are very friendly.

Thank APWard
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite for a great breakfast. We have eaten here many times. Service and food preparation is always quick and more than sufficient. Staff is friendly. The food is what I consider, “ good home cooking “.

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Appears to be a family run restaurant located behind the Pony Island Motel. We had breakfast here at this little bustling restaurant that even offers outdoor seating. They can accommodate small parties and larger parties alike. I believe there was a party of twelve or...More

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had a short wait for a table. It was super crowded, but he said it wouldn't be long-figured out the reason is they are SUPER efficient. It could make you feel like a cattle heard, but somehow it didn't. Things were quick-server, food, turnover-but...More

Thank MJ K
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sylvia m
7 September 2015|
Response from NCPirate | Reviewed this property |
I am almost 100% certain they are open year round. I used to work, from time-to-time, with the school there in the winter months and I ate there quite often. If you want to make sure, call them (252) 928-5701 and ask. You... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ocean View Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
  • Phone Number: +1 252-928-5701
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