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Front Porch Cafe

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2515 S Croatan Hwy, Milepost 10.5, Nags Head, NC 27959-8900
+1 252-480-6616
06:00 - 18:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Front Porch for the wi-fi since our vacation rental doesn't have any but our experience was not stellar. My uncle ordered lemonade that he saw them making from frozen--definitely not fresh. There are no prices listed on the overhead chalkboard, which was off-putting. And to top it off the wi-fi was slow. I wanted this to be... More 

Thank AmyGinMD
obxsurfer1999, Owner at Front Porch Cafe, responded to this review

Sorry to disappoint--we make every effort to provide a special customer experience. Yes, the lemonade is made from frozen concentrate, but it's quite good, especially with the lavender added. Our prices are listed in our printed menus, freely available at the counter. We've tried posting prices on the back counter menus, but there just isn't room for all the drinks... More 

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149 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop for a quick coffee, nice pastries and good drinks all around, delicious mango smoothy.

Thank Eastcoast1
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Yummy iced coffee. Very friendly staff. Don't go to Dunkin. Get your coffees here. A lot of choices. Different types of coffees also.

1 Thank Brian K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Finaly some good natural non flavoured coffee. Great blends awesome cinnamon scones. Always worth a stop.

Thank max t
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place for a cup of Joe. We found this little place close to our vacation rental on S Virginia Dare Trail (2905) - right next to the Food Lion. We were able to walk over any time of day (and we did)! Nice to have a local choice ~ better than any Starbucks or Dunkin'!. Also bought some locally... More 

1 Thank Geralyn D
Easton, Maryland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Best coffee had in the Outer Banks. No need to look further. Tried Waveriders for coffee, it was good. However, had coffee at both Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills Front Porch locations and it just cannot be beat. Once found, I returned every morning.

1 Thank chilmarkvineyard
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Great variety of coffee ...went three times in a week!!!! Also local beer and wine!! Highly recommend!!

2 Thank Wilson7288
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We make a point of stopping here on our way on and off Hatteras Island. Great tasting coffee and pastries. Don't miss out.

1 Thank AshandBill
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We came here almost every day of our vacation! Excellent coffee! We never even tried anywhere else, it was that good!

1 Thank Paula K
Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Hot coffee, pastries and a friendly and helpful staff! A good place to run into locals also and they know where to start their day.

Thank Bobby G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 S Croatan Hwy, Milepost 10.5, Nags Head, NC 27959-8900
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-6616
5 time winner of "Best Coffee on the Beach" by the Coast Magazine. Coffee fresh roasted in store. Espresso, teas, in house bakery, wine bar, local craft beers to go. Free high speed wifi with plug ins power. Open daily at 6 am, evening hours during the summer.

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