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Front Porch Cafe

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300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
12524733160
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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
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, Wine and Beer
Description: Community Coffeehouse and Bakery. Locally roasted coffee (at our Nags Head...
Community Coffeehouse and Bakery. Locally roasted coffee (at our Nags Head location). Also serving wine and local craft beers both in store and retail. Free high speed internet, plug in available. Open everyday year around.
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  • 8
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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
Great coffee!

Front Porch in Manteo has great coffee, very good croissants, friendly staff, newspapers, and locals for regular customers. Just one more reason to visit Manteo on Roanoke Island.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
197JohnW
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Manteo, North Carolina
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Front Porch in Manteo has great coffee, very good croissants, friendly staff, newspapers, and locals for regular customers. Just one more reason to visit Manteo on Roanoke Island.

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Stoneville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were out driving around Manteo for the day. We were looking for a WIFI spot to have a little down time before going to The Lost Colony presentation. Great coffee, relaxed atmosphere. They even have board games available. The kids played several before we leave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Don't go in and think your gonna get a meal! It's a coffee shop with pastries. Nice place to go chill out and read the paper and talk with the locals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This coffee house is located on the main highway in Manteo. It serves coffee, hot tea, and pastries. They also have a wine selection. It is a good place to go to have a hot drink, read, or use your laptop. Friendly people; good place to relax.

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Manteo, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The staff are very friendly and it has a wonderful atmosphere. You have a large variety of coffees and teas to choose from which can make for difficult choices. And they have choices like muffins, cinnamon rolls, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Came into the front porch cafe for the first time and experienced tremendously good service and food as well. Our waiter Elizabeth was very attent with us in making sure we had everything we needed. She recommended us both spectacular plates; the French toast and the hummus and chicken pita. On top of that the bust boys were extremely helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Good atmosphere great coffee...would definitely return....very friendly service....the coffee is artisan roasted on the outer banks....they source their beans seeking out small independent farmers with a focus on sustainability....as quoted from the coffee cup.

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was great for breakfast. Our lattes were a little sweet, but otherwise very good, and the filled croissants were outstanding.

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice comfortable coffee shop with a nice ice coffee and fresh baked croissants and muffins. Comfortable place to relax in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We first stumbled across this gem last year while driving through Manteo. They have everything you could want in a coffee shop, from regular coffee and espresso to blended drinks when you are in the mood for something a little sweeter (I recommend the West 3rd!). They also have baked goods, wine, their own coffee beans you can take with... More 

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

Thanks so much for these kind words! We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Additional Information about Front Porch Cafe

Address: 300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 12524733160
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
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
Average Prices: USD $2 to $10
Cuisine: Cafe, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: 12524733160

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business

Description

Community Coffeehouse and Bakery. Locally roasted coffee (at our Nags Head location). Also serving wine and local craft beers both in store and retail. Free high speed internet, plug in available. Open everyday year around.
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?