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Outer Banks Coffee Company

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807L Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to try some local coffee for a change instead of the usually Star Bucks. The service is poor and this because there is only 1 person working who spoke English as a second language. The price of 1 decaf and 1 ice coffee was $8.00 ? Overall I would drive to Harris Tweeter where there is a Star... More 

Thank jmpalexa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in for the first time today to get an iced coffee. I agree that the iced coffee was a little pricier than I usually pay, but it didn't really bother me. What did bother me was the fact that the employee didn't put enough ice in it. I went back to ask for a small cup of ice... More 

Thank Laura H
England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Hi Wes, Just to let you know that we've never experienced someone so rude when customers are buying your products. We went into your coffee store 3 times & came out each time shocked at how rude you are. I just went in to buy a couple of drinks & you rudely / sarcastically said 'thank you' to me because... More 

Thank Megan E
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hello Megan, I always appreciate our customers’ feedbacks. I am always open to the opinions, thoughts, concerns and positive feedback of the people who visit our store. I truly believe that customers’ feedback teaches us how to run our business. In response to your review, I am searching my memory to remember our interactions, or any part of them, but... More 

Imperial, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Stopped in for a cup of iced coffee. Went with an iced mocha latte. The coffee was very good and the staff was nice. Cool little shop. The coffee was expensive but nothing too crazy.

Thank Drovath57
Enola, Pennsylvania
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276 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I visited here in July while staying in Corolla for a family vacation. The place was a bit strange but we weren't staying to drink our coffee so it wasn't that big of a deal. However, the coffee wasn't that good. It wasn't horrible but I've had much better coffee at many other places. Overall, I wasn't impressed and I... More 

Thank Alex A
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hey Alex, Well after 7 months of hibernation it's great to see that you decided to reminisce and post some reviews. I can't say that we have ever been called "Strange" before, but then again, I suppose it’s all based on expectations. If you are expecting the normal corporate sterile uniformed Starbucks venue or the DD uniformed clinical environment then... More 

Annandale, Virginia, United States
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198 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

i stopped in here on Friday morning for a quick refill of coffee and saw a glazed cinnamon bun and asked for it along with my coffee. i had my own cup--when i was told the bill $8.60+ i just paid it, but frankly that is ridiculous pricing. The coffee was good-- the Bun was good-- but darn, not resonable... More 

Thank Richard H
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hey Richard, Thanks for taking the time to review the coffee shop and taking the time to point out an obvious problem, which was apparently not so obvious to me at the time. I'm not quite sure what happened, except that I was the one who served you and I was also the one who rang you up at the... More 

Oxford, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

All I had was a coffee. Simple. It was fresh tasting and the staff were friendly. I did try to go again on Friday to get a coffee, but it was closed at 2pm...so not sure why.

Thank myfester
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review of the coffee shop and thanks for the positive marks. I'm glad that you appreciated the coffee and the service. September is starting to begin the slow time of the season and staff is leaving and there are less and less people to work the hours. Most of my staff are... More 

Forest Hill, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I have been going to OBX Coffee Compay for the last 10 years. I love going in and smelling the freshly ground, roasting coffee! In addition to chatting with the owner, Wes, I enjoy looking at the various coffee accessories he sells! Couple this with the fresh goodies,newspaper and info on what's going on in the area is a perect... More 

Thank Sue M
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hey Sue, Thanks for the review! ... :) Yes, I've also enjoyed our morning chats and catch-ups over some java. Thanks for taking the time to post a review and contributing to the brownie points collection. I'll be opening up again soon and spring will soon be upon us. I expect that I'll be seeing you again soon wearing your... More 

Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

So, I've read a couple of the reviews of other visitors, and I've gotta say that I did not experience any negative vibe. Perhaps others have been exposed too much to SB.....? I used OBX Coffee in Corolla as a destination for my early morning walk. On a couple of occasions for some welcoming brew and lively conversation with Wes... More 

Thank Karl C
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hey Karl, Thanks for the positive review and I truly appreciate your feedback. I agree with you, working with the public can be and does have it's set of rules and challenges. Everybody has a different way of interpreting any of the variables. Hot, cold, sweet, bitter, dark, light, you name it. That's part of what makes us all human... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The store has lots of "don't do this" signs, which does not promote a welcoming feel as a customer. I ordered the pumpkin chi latte which tasted burnt, my friend ordered a chocolate latte which really tasted like a Swiss Miss hot chocolate mix with some added steamed milk. The gentleman taking our order was not friendly and even snapped... More 

Thank Littletoaster
OBXCOFFEE, Owner at Outer Banks Coffee Company, responded to this review

Hi Littletoaster. My name is Wes Zabloudil and I am the owner of the Outer Banks Coffee Company. I want to say that we are very appreciative of all reviews that we receive and we accept each one respectfully. There is always something to learn and improve upon. I was the “gentleman” you referred to in your review that you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807L Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: 252-453-0200
We roast our own coffee in house and have several specialized blends. Our coffee is roasted fresh, brewed fresh and served fresh. Beans are sold whole or ground and on-line. We serve all styles of espresso drinks, lattes, cappuccinos as well as cold drinks including smoothies and frappes. There is a large selection of pastries, cookies and handmade candies. A cozy fun Costa Rican atmosphere. We are open early. Stop by and try a brew.

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