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Front Porch Cafe

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2515 South Croatan Highway, Milepost 10.5, Nags Head, NC 27959
12524806616
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Description: 5 time winner of "Best Coffee on the Beach" by the Coast...
5 time winner of "Best Coffee on the Beach" by the Coast Magazine. Coffee fresh roasted in store. Espresso, teas, in house bakery, wine bar, local craft beers to go. Free high speed wifi with plug ins power. Open daily at 6 am, evening hours during the summer.
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  • 56
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Coffee Shop

Really great local coffee and a must-visit while in the Outer Banks! Many local restaurants serve their coffee---delicious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great local coffee and a must-visit while in the Outer Banks! Many local restaurants serve their coffee---delicious!

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Front porch café in Nagshead is The best. It has the best staffing of any establishment on the Outer Banks and is a very happy friendly environment to drink coffee and relax or have meetings!!

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Thank cichroleman
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I love coming here! The people are so friendly, the coffee is good, and its the best place to get work done, meet a friend, or do some reading.

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Thank beccadelucia
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Great coffee! Awesome atmosphere!! I love that the coffee is ground right in front of you! Beer, coffee, pastries... What could be better!

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Thank TaylorLamb11
Fredericksburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Anytime a family member goes to OBX we have one question: Can you bring us back a bag of Kill Devil Hills Coffee from Front Porch Cafe? The staff here are coffee experts and will be happy to make suggestions. They have a large selection of coffee and will even custom mix a bag for you to take home. The... More 

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Thank jackandtara
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Hands down the best coffee shop I have ever been to. This is coming from a seasoned espresso and coffee drinker. It was so refreshing and pleasant to enjoy real coffee instead of a Starbucks over-sweetened mess. You can really tell the difference. I will be a customer for life. Placing my order for home and for gifts from Kill... More 

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Thank MJF416
Paul M, Owner at Front Porch Cafe, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for the great review. We appreciate your taking the time to share your good thoughts. We look forward to seeing you in the stores. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Lovely morning! Lovely ladies working! So helpful and sweet! The coffee is fresh, pastries baking, and nice atmosphere! I had an enjoyable quiet spot to read and relax. Thanks yall! -Kate

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Thank travis b
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went in the morning for coffee and pastries. It was OK. Like a Starbucks. We stop a lot for pastries and coffee in the mornings. We have not noticed any Starbucks at Nags head since we have been on vacation this was an equal substitute.

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Thank Nancy W
n.c.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Large selection of coffee and teas, as well as great, fresh baked products, i.e. croissants and bagels. Carbonated drinks are forbidden, so you must bring your own.

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Thank ebbtide2
Carrboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Every time we come to the OBX we stop here. I love the Black Beard Delight coffee drink! So delicious. The staff is efficient and friendly. Worth stopping here!

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Thank babynay13

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2515 South Croatan Highway, Milepost 10.5, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: 12524806616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children

Description

5 time winner of "Best Coffee on the Beach" by the Coast Magazine. Coffee fresh roasted in store. Espresso, teas, in house bakery, wine bar, local craft beers to go. Free high speed wifi with plug ins power. Open daily at 6 am, evening hours during the summer.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?