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Duck's Cottage

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Books and Coffee: Great Atmosphere

Quaint little book and coffee shop right in the heart of Duck's Boardwalk shops. I would love to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diane K
Rockville Centre, New York, United States
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My favorite bookstore in the Outer Banks!

Duck's Cottage is my favorite bookstore in the Outer Banks and in my top five independent... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Columbus, Ohio
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3 days ago
“Books and Coffee: Great Atmosphere”
Sep 4, 2017
“My favorite bookstore in the Outer Banks!”
Bookstore and coffee shop.
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1240 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4569
+1 252-261-5510
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quaint little book and coffee shop right in the heart of Duck's Boardwalk shops. I would love to open my own shop just like this one.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Duck's Cottage is my favorite bookstore in the Outer Banks and in my top five independent bookstores nationally. I make it a point to visit local bookshops wherever I vacation, and Duck's Cottage is probably the smallest, but its carefully curated collection of books makes...More

Thank beachbunny49
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Nice choices for coffee, they take it seriously. It's very good. Nice choices for books, as well. It is clearly a favorite for locals as well as visitors, and easy enough parking.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed October 23, 2016

After walking along the Boardwalk, we decided to stop in here. Nice coffee shop with a moderate selection of books. Friendly people.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great coffee shop tucked away in Duck Village. Small and intimate with a friendly staff. Good place to stop in, get some coffee and a pastry. You can pick up a newspaper or a bestseller to relax with on the front porch. Many books of...More

Thank Sotakova
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Smells scrumptious. Nice coastal feel and very friendly staff. I stopped in searching for a specific new release Charles Todd novel, and although I wasn't successful, we picked up a nice treat, some tea, and relaxed on the porch. Nice stop!

Thank tbrown75
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We love Duck's Cottage for early morning coffee. We take home the Coconut Crunch every chance we get. Nutty and very sweet with medium body and sweet aroma.

Thank TwoTravelerstoo
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Quaint bookstore/coffee shop. I ordered the Hammerhead Latte and it was AMAZING!! The best latte I have ever had! I can't wait to go back and get another one.

Thank Donna P
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Cute little place!! I love how we stumbled upon these quaint little shops in Duck. We made an impromptu stop here and with teenage girls we couldn't get away from the boutiques.

Thank Queenie2975
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Friendly staff, good coffee, good baked goods, super ambiance, convenient, easy parking, well priced,

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