The Ocracoke Harbor is easily the busiest quarter mile stretch of Ocracoke Island. Consisting of a small, lagoon-like section of saltwater, and lined by a semi-circle of docks, restaurants, shops, marinas and motels, visitors will find that any and all of the activities on Ocracoke Island can most certainly be found harbor front.
If you love sports, Gaffer’s Sports Pub will hook you up with all the major games and events while you sit back and enjoy a cocktail and specialty sandwich or dinner with fresh local seafood, steak or pasta.
Gaffer’s locally caught fresh fish dinners are prepared broiled or fried and are served with your choice of two sides for less than $20. For the same price you can substitute a ribeye steak for the fish, and for slightly more they’ll add oysters, shrimp, fries and hushpuppies. Additionally Gaffer’s serves two vegetarian pasta dishes which also come with a choice of blackened chicken or grilled shrimp.
Along with the entrees, the Pub offers a wide variety of sandwiches, burgers and appetizers, with a 50-cent wing special every afternoon. Among specialty sandwiches “Gaff Picks” include the vegetarian mushroom, grilled onion and swiss and the fried shrimp or oyster “Po Boy” on a hoagie roll. Besides their unique selection of flavored wings, another favorite appetizer is Gaffer’s Southern Fried Chicken Salad.
Gaffer’s has a full-service bar and features Outer Banks themed cocktails like the “Lazy Sunset” and “Undertow” and daily drink specials, including a “Make-Your-Own-Bloody-Mary- Bar” on Sundays. The Pub serves appetizers every night 'til midnight.
For sports coverage, Gaffer's Sports Pub offers the full ESPN package with all MBA, NBA, NASCAR, NFL and PGA events - and the most TV’s on Ocracoke Island -18 in all.