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Front Porch Cafe

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Cafe, Coffee Shop, Wine Bar
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300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, 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
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast

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  • 20
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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
Good Coffee House

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

great range of different coffee and smoothies and cakes and pastries and a cute atmosphere, bit pricey though but worth it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We really enjoyed hanging out here. Drank some iced coffees on the front porch. They were delicious! Met the owner and chatted with him for awhile. Super nice guy who really took the time to get to know us. This place is the real deal. Great coffee, great atmosphere and great service. Do not miss it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My sister said the coffee & pastries were good. I can't have either, but the atmosphere was pleasant & laid back.

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Additional Information about Front Porch Cafe

Address: 300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-3160
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, Coffee Shop, 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: 252-473-3160

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $2 to $10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?