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21 Oct 2019
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Ocracoke Business Update - Hurricane Dorian Recovery

Thanks to hard work, strength, generosity and remarkable support, Ocracoke Island is on the road to recovery. Many people are putting in long hours rebuilding Ocracoke’s infrastructure and getting ready to welcome back visitors. Ocracoke Island is loved by many people around the world. We appreciate every message, comment, and kind thought coming from far and wide. We’re coming back stronger than ever!

Every Ocracoke Island business is important to the people who live and visit here. Everyone is working hard to restore Ocracoke’s businesses to their working capacity. We’re very hopeful for a full recovery on Ocracoke Island.

Come to Ocracoke next year and visit your favorite places

Visitors to Ocracoke in 2020 will be pleased to find the majority of restaurants, shops, and galleries open and ready to welcome visitors in the Spring season.

Several shops expect to be re-opening in November 2019, just in time for holiday shopping.

Several Ocracoke Island restaurants have now re-opened after Hurricane Dorian.

You will find lunch and dinner available at Sorellas Pizza & Pasta and take-out is available at the Back Porch Restaurant.

Plum Pointe Kitchen inside 1718 Brewing is open dinner Mon-Fri 5pm-8:30pm, Saturdays lunch & dinner 12pm-8:30pm. Eduardo is serving on Sunday at Plum Point Kitchen from 12pm-6pm. 

1718 Brewing, Zillies and the bar at the Back Porch are now open.  Please inquire about days/hours.

If you find yourself on Ocracoke in late 2019, you will find abbreviated menus and off-season hours typical of late Fall.

The Variety Store and ABC Store are open.

Many boats in Ocracoke’s sportfishing fleet are ready to take anglers out and Tradewinds Tackle can serve your needs.

Angie’s Gym, Stillwater Spa and Wellness, Deep Blue Bodywork and Massage, Ocracoke Island Yoga and Yoga with Amy are all open.

The Ocracoke Observer and Ocracoke Current are keeping us updated on Ocracoke happenings. WOVV Ocracoke Community Radio is broadcasting on the radio and online.

We invite you to visit the Ocracoke Current online for the most up-to-date information found under “What’s Open?” and visit each business’ Facebook page for updates. As Spring approaches, you will find the Ocracoke Current’s annual list of business opening dates.

Several Ocracoke businesses are now offering online shopping. A list of businesses will soon be available at

Thank you for supporting Ocracoke Island’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian.