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El Faro - CLOSED

850 Irvin S Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke, NC
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2014
“Sadly, they are no longer there...”
31 Aug 2013
“A great find in Okracoke”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
850 Irvin S Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke, NC
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Last year when we visited Ocracoke, we decided to try El Faro. The food was delicious and the service was great; our server was very entertaining! Based on the great time we had last year, we were looking forward to dining there again this year....More

1  Thank Saturn94
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Tangy-spicy Tex-Mex in the Outer Banks of North Carolina! Food here is as good as one would find in San Antonio. Good food--low prices--good service. I highly recommend El Faro.

Thank EarlFlorida2
Reviewed 23 August 2013

My husband and I had dinner. The restaurant is fresh, nicely decorated and has very friendly staff. We had a great dinner but the most amazing part was our dessert... Fried ice cream with an unbelievable sauce. Well worth the calories.The owner tells us the...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 20 August 2013

In my quest for the best guacamole around the world - this place is a must stop. Very fresh and the family recipe is a well kept secret with me now. I would come back (daily) for this guacamole. The rest of the menu is...More

Thank kim m
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I'll admit, El Baro wasn't our first choice for lunch. We went to an oyster bar across the street and it was taking entirely too long to get served there, so we went across the street. We were served immediately. My Arroz Con Pollo dish...More

Thank ElizabethLilly
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Nothing really special about this place. Pretty typical Mexican restaurant menu with average flavor. Didn't see anything on the menu that would make this place stand out. I'd rather eat at Eduardo's down the road from here.

Thank wncrod
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Very friendly, welcoming owners and staff. Superb margaritas! Food was perfect. We have been twice in a week already. We will be going back. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This is quickly becoming one of our favorite places on the island. Ocracoke has long needed a great Mexican place -- this fits the bill. Simple food, done well and served quickly. The bean and cheese dips are so addictive that the FDA needs to...More

Thank member318
Reviewed 9 July 2013

El Faro is a mexican restaurant over on Ocracoke Island, and it is very good. The food is a tad pricey, which is why I had to knock it down a star. However, the cheese dip, salsa, and chips are very good. They have decent...More

Thank cfertenb
Reviewed 4 July 2013

The food was fresh and nicely prepared. Special Sol Beer at $3.00 made it well worth it. Enjoy when on the Island.

Thank Hollydogbuy
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  • Address: 850 Irvin S Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke
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