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Front Porch Cafe

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Café, Coffee Shop, Wine Bar
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300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-3160
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Reliable, well designed

Good coffee, creative drinks, nice interior, book shelf, good pastries, good tchachkes for sale. Had a bit of a chain feel. A nice surprise -- they sell wine by the bottle at reasonable prices. Overall a nice plsce to kill time on a rainy day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
WentEast
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Burke, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Burke, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Good coffee, creative drinks, nice interior, book shelf, good pastries, good tchachkes for sale. Had a bit of a chain feel. A nice surprise -- they sell wine by the bottle at reasonable prices. Overall a nice plsce to kill time on a rainy day!

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Yorktown, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Dropped in this morning for one coffee and one Chi-tea. The owner gave a friendly welcome and asked what we needed. It's a beautiful cafe and we both enjoyed our drinks.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for some coffee and pastries before we headed down the road to the outer banks. The cinnamon roll was excellent, and the coffee kept us going until lunch!

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Manteo, North Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My favorite iced coffee drink is their West 3rd! A great selection of coffee drinks and pastries. Nice place - all locations - to hang out and drink coffee, read a book or just chill with friends. Love their collection of magnets and other goodies by local artists for sale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place! I always have a great time when i come over with a friend to relax and have coffee at this Front Porch Café...i also see many locals getting threir morning latte at this quaint place.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I love a shop that offers organic coffee options. The Barista was also very knowledgable and polite!

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Hertford, North Carolina, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had visited here previously and were looking forward to the great coffee that we remembered. We were not disappointed, and the cranberry-orange muffin was also fantastic! It's always nice when they offer to heat your pastry for you, too.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

David and Kate took great care of us! The coffee and breakfast were perfect. The blueberry muffin and veggie cream cheese bagel are a must try!

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Poquoson, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Right on the main drag in downtown Manteo, they have a great breakfast & coffee selections are top knotch..

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Asheville, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is one of those reviews I almost didn't write. I loved this place. It is impeccably clean. The owner and staff are funny, personable, and attentive. They have great merch (I love pottery), and I guess if I had ordered something other than a bagel, the rating would have been an enthusiastic FIVE! I simply wanted to eat lighter... More 

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Coffeeman1952, Owner at Front Porch Cafe, responded to this review

Monty, Your's was far and away one of the most entertaining reviews I have read. Thanks for the input, we love to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly. Sorry about the plain bagel--what can I say? It was--well..."plain". Next time you really need to try out the spinach & feta croissant. Meantime, I have instructed our staff to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: 252-473-3160

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: Café, Coffee Shop, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?