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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

History Museum
“If your going to Ocracoke, this is very close to the ferry dock. Talks about the sunken ships off the Atlantic costs and has artifacts that have been reclaimed...”
  • 13 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Seafood Restaurant
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“Our favorite restaurant on the island for dinner! Water views and delicious food. Always good, always busy. Arrive early (5pm) or plan to get a drink and wait on the deck. In the summer they usually have live music.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“20 min drive down to the village of Hatteras. Some of the best food on the island.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pier
“Take the ferry to Ocracoke Island for the day. No fee, ferry runs every 15 minutes for the 50 minute trip.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great seafood and waterfront dining located at Oden's Dock in Hatteras Village. Well worth a visit!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a favorite local hangout that offers good food for breakfast, lunch and dinner at reasonable prices. They have a full bar as well. Closed off-season.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Book Store
“This is a great store, you can shop for wine, food and fudge. They also have a great supply of t shirts, hoodies and beachy decor.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Kayak, Paddle Board, Bike Golf Cart Rentals and Surf Board rental. Put your Kayak in here for a short paddle to our dock.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kat's Deli is one of my favorite lunch stops. Kat and her husband are super friendly and their food is fresh made daily. My favorite is the Caprese but everything they make is equally delicious! Great soups too.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Several fishing charters available here. Many of the charters arrive at the docks around 4 pm. Take a stroll here and see what go caught off shore. Kids love this. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“We LOVE diving and the action off the coast of Hatteras Island is fantastic. Conditions can be challenging, but the sharks and wrecks are fantastic. Call Dave ahead of time as they fill up fast.”
  • 1 local recommends