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20 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7614
+1 910-579-3664
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“avocado smash” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
20 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7614
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I always hit this place when we are in Ocean Isle. Great espresso, love The açaí bowl, good avocado smash too!

Thank Jonathan Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful egg sandwiches on wonderful bread. Amazing mocha coffee and so close to the beach. We both had scrambled egg sandwiches with cheese. The bread was brown and very tasty. There was a line, but things moved quickly and so fun watching people.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Good ingredients make good food! Everything we tried over multiple trips was excellent and the quality of ingredients really stood out. The bill always rings up pretty high, but you can taste that you are getting something exceptional. My personal favorite item was the acai...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife got the Mocha Latte and she loved it. One of the best she has had. I had a cup of coffee and it was a cup of coffee. Nice feel to the place and the staff was very friendly. Good little spot if...More

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Very nice location with nice ambiance to sit and enjoy coffee or some small breakfast treats. The have wifi in the shop, so nice place to check you messages in the morning.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed August 19, 2018

If you're at the beach but still need your avocado toast, this is the place. Super friendly service, good coffee and fair prices. Yum.

Thank Tradry
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Great spot just two streets back from beach. Easy access for a quick coffee run without going far from the beach.

Thank Flyer649895
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Your average coffee / breakfast spot. Apparently, there is only one place for breakfast on the isle and this is it. Everyone was there which means the line was long and the service was slloowwww. From what I hear, it's like that every morning. Had...More

Thank rgentes
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Came here to get breakfast to go one morning. Very busy but efficient. Ordered an iced americano, hame and egg sandwich and the smoked salmon sandwich. The salmon tasted mores like poached salmon. Didn’t really have a smoky flavor but still good. Try the cookies!

Thank Cara D
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Love the avocado smash here: toast with avocado, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salted sunflower seeds. Also have good breakfast sandwiches and smoothies. Expensive though- our bill for 6 for breakfast was 78.00

Thank gccveal2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7614
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-3664
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Established in 2014 to bring quality coffee, small kitchen meals, real fruit smoothies, organic baked goods completed by people with a passion for serving.
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