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20 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7614
+1 910-579-3664
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chai” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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20 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7614
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Drift was our favorite spot for great refreshments. The staff is friendly and the service is good. Prices are in line with what you expect. Our favorites: coffee milk shake, triple berry smoothie, acai smoothie. We didn't eat there, but the menu had fresh and...More

Thank SFromknecht
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Chai Tea Latte was good. The staff was really friendly & helpful with the different Teas & Coffees. Little pricey but good.

Thank Traveling2crabs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is was a nice little morning place for coffee and smoothies...on vacation so don't mind spending almost $6 for a smoothie....if not on vacation would opt for cheaper but don't mind the splurge

Thank Lesilee B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious super salad and other healthy options! Even had almond milk for my latte. Great coffee too!

Thank joan h
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Just one visit to Drift and I am hooked. Cannot wait to go back. Loved the menu, food was delicious, coffee just as it should be. Service friendly. It was packed and the staff was still friendly, and inviting. The space has a warm welcoming...More

Thank Celesta C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I went to Drift because my hotel coffee/breakfast left more to be desired. I went back the next day because I enjoyed it so much. Not only did the awesome surf guy who made my breakfast the day before remember me (among the probably twenty...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The avacado smash is good, but really overpriced. 1 piece of toast + avacado + egg shouldn't be that expensive.

Thank count_smackula
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very overpriced..a small smoothie was $6. It was good but this place just charges too much. I guess they're charging you for the atmosphere? I don't know. If you like reallly tiny portion sizes that are very expensive then come here. Or maybe I'm just...More

Thank Srattygirl
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great food, coffee, atmosphere and service! Whether you're visiting Ocean Isle Beach/Sunset Beach or you live here, give it a try. You'll be back!

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for healthy options, here is your place. Amazing smoothie bowls, avocado toast, and all things trendy. Great place!

Thank Marjorie Anne F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
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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