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Front Porch Cafe

300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-3160
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pastry” (7 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (2 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
300 South Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really trendy cool looking building inside and out. Server had a bit of a flippant attitude and seemed more interested in chatting with a co-worker than paying attention to the customer in front of the counter. Coffee was bitter and had a burnt taste. I...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enticing aromas and a friendly staff greet your senses with what can only be described as the best coffee on the island! Not in the mood for coffee? The iced pomegranate green tea is my favorite go to!

Thank Caridadefe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here at all times of day and been happy during them all. Can get a bit crowded but the shops and people are well worth it. Recommend at least one time to go and watch the sun set over the sound. Very nice and...More

Thank Duaine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop at the Front Porch Cafe when visiting Nags Head. I wish they had breakfast because the coffee is superb.

Thank JukeJointJimmy
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Good coffee, nice people, pleasant surroundings, friendly and efficient staff. And not overcrowded. What more can you ask for in a café?

Thank Al R
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I take coffee black and generally in a dark roast. I spring for the Clover machine at Starbucks when I find one. For this reason, the doughnut place that claims America runs on its coffee usually doesn't usually get my money. I also prefer to...More

Thank frompitpa
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Check..check...check!! As usual, everything about this place is great!! Is always at the top of our list of places to go when we come to OBX!

Thank RavenMadness
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Coffee selection is excellent. Front Porch brews their own coffee and all the kinds are great quality. Dawn Patrol is the best! Pastries to go along with coffee/tea are always fresh and they have a great selection. It's a great place to enjoy a snack...More

Thank Adrian K
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I need my coffee. To be clear, I need strong, black delicious coffee. My husband is a bit of a Starbucks addict, where I prefer to brew my coffee at home, or frequent smaller, local coffee shops. We set out to find some caffeine on...More

1  Thank michellesD6386GE
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This is my favorite place in the Outer Banks! Every single time we're here, we stop in almost every day. The coffee is amazing, the atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. The customer service is always outstanding and the wait is never too...More

Thank Lara D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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: +1 252-473-3160
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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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