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Ocracoke Oyster Company

Ocracoke Oyster Company

The Ocracoke Oyster Company is a restaurant in the Outer Banks. It is located at 621 Irvin Garrish Road in Ocracoke. It is located in an extremely prime location. Standing in the middle of the island, it is also on the main highway. The restaurant has a wide array of spectacular dishes. It offers a wood-smoked barbeque that attracts many. There are also chicken and vegetarian options on the menu.

Ocracoke Oyster Company is best known for the oysters they serve. It is an old-school American restaurant that also serves Japanese, Thai, and Chinese options.


The restaurant offers many meal options. The menu includes;

  1. Appetizers

The appetizer options are:

  • Hot crab dip
  • Blackened tuna bites
  • Blooming onion
  • Beer can shrimp
  • Chicken wings
  • Chicken tenders
  • Onion rings
  • Hushpuppies basket
  • Barbecue pork nachos
  • Mozzarella sticks
  1. Oysters

These are the best oysters served in the region. They are served on the half shell. The servings are:

  • Local raw oysters
  • Barbecue Oysters – these are served raw with the house spicy mustard vinegar
  • Oysters Rockefeller
  • Oysters mon luis
  • Oyster sushi – served raw with ginger, wasabi and soy sauce
  • Oysters O’Cocker
  • Oyster ceviche
  • Oyster sampler – includes four of the three baked oysters.
  1. Salads

The House Salad is made of mixed greens, onions, tomatoes, carrots, and cucumbers. Other salads on the menu are:

  • Chicken salad
  • Fried oyster salad
  • Blackened tuna - This is also known as the Mahi salad
  • Shrimp salad
  1. Sandwiches

Each sandwich comes with Sidewinger fries. You can choose to add bacon for another dollar or for $1.50, some onion rings. The sandwiches offered at the restaurant include:

  • Rueben – This is also known as Fish Rueben
  • Signature crab cake sandwich
  • Southern fried chicken
  • Grilled mahi
  • Blackened tuna
  • Fish sandwich
  • Portabella mushroom – can be topped with roasted tomatoes and onions.
  • Po-boy or basket
  • Blackened shrimp tacos
  • Philly cheese steak
  • Fig smoked pork barbecue
  1. Entrees

Each entrée is served with a choice of two sides. Entrée options are:

  • Blackbeard’s feast
  • Local caught fish
  • First mate
  • Fried platters
  • Barbecue rib platter
  • Traditional Maryland crab cakes
  • Fig pork barbecue platter
  • Pasta of the day
  1. Burgers

Burgers are paired with sidewinder fries. You can choose to add bacon for another dollar or for $1.50, some onion rings. Burger options are:

  • Barefoot
  • Mon Luis
  • Peppercorn
  • Mexican
  • Beyond the veggie burger
  1. Sides
  • Orzo or Pasta salad
  • Cole slaw
  • Sidewinder fries
  • Potato salad
  • Apple sauce
  • Baked beans
  • Vegetable of the day
  • Onion rings
  • Black beans and rice
  1. Desserts
  • Key lime pie
  • Brownie sundae
  • Cherry cobbler with ice cream
  1. Drinks
  • Coke
  • Diet coke
  • Sprite
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Sweet tea
  • Unsweet tea
  • Lemonade

Live Music

The restaurant hosts a few well-known local musicians. The musicians play for the guests through the night. Guests sit in the outdoor seating area and enjoy a range of artists in their element. The live music typically starts between 6 and 6:30 pm and goes through the night.

Live music nights include fresh oysters, barbecue, seafood, and signature drinks. The restaurant posts the musicians to play in the restaurant’s outdoor seating area on social media. Some of the local musicians who have played live music at Ocracoke Oyster Company are:

  • Bryan Mayer
  • Barefoot Wade
  • Willis Gupton
  • Kate Mcnally
  • Brooke and Nick


Ocracoke Oyster Company offers a number of services to its customers. These allow the restaurant to maintain a great relationship with its customers. The services include;

  • Catering

The restaurant offers catering services for events held away from the premises. You can make arrangements with the restaurant and have them prepare you meals. They will deliver and help with serving.

  • Group Meals

In case you find yourself in a large group of friends, the restaurant can host you. Large groups need to make reservations a few hours before arriving at the restaurant. This allows the staff to prepare adequately for your arrival. The restaurant also reserves space that fits your whole group comfortably.

  • Kids Meals

There are numerous options for children on the menu. The meals are fun and delicious to ensure your little one enjoys their plate. The servings are perfectly sized to allow children to finish their meals with no trouble.

  • Outdoor Seating

There is a provision for outdoor seating with a killer view. Outdoor seating is sometimes accompanied by live music. This allows you to enjoy your food in the best ambiance. The view of the water and the musical greatness of local musicians is the perfect pairing.

  • Take-Out

In case you don’t want to go to the restaurant, there is the option of getting take out. The restaurant packages the food perfectly to be enjoyed at home. Take-out allows you to enjoy the great food in the comfort of your home.

  • Waiter Service

At the restaurant, waiters are available to take your order. You walk into the restaurant, find a suitable place to sit, and wait to receive your food. Waiter service allows customers to remain comfortable as their food is being prepared. Depending on how busy it is, food may be delayed. However, you will receive a prior warning if this is the case.

  • Walk-Ins

The restaurant encourages walk-in customers. Those in the area who want to enjoy fish tacos and seafood barbecue can do so. Seating is not solely based on reservations. You can walk into the restaurant, enjoy the food and view and have a great time.

Ocracoke Oyster Company is a restaurant that provides dinner, drinks, and entertainment. It serves the best oysters on the island. The price range is quite fair, between $5 and $25. The restaurant is a casual establishment and allows for walk-ins. Live music is at times played by local musicians.

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