Ocracoke Shopping: Seafood Markets

Ocracoke seafood markets sell fresh fish, oysters, clams, scallops, shrimp and crabs. Remember that seafood is a highly seasonal business. If you want fresh and local, you have to accept what’s in season at the time of your purchase. As the fishmonger in these Ocracoke seafood markets what’s in season when you visit. If you’re unfamiliar with what they’re selling, don’t hesitate to ask how to best prepare the seafood and how much to buy for the number of people you’re feeding. Seafood market staff members are happy to share their seafood tips.