Posted by Terry Moore

Top 7 Outer Banks Coffee Shops

About 2 years ago we wrote an article with the Top 5 Outer Banks coffee shops, but some were missed and one went away. Not to mention a new coffee shop made its appearance on the Outer Banks this year.

Most people need a good cup of coffee to get their morning started, and everyone has a specific way to make the perfect cup. While on vacation pleasing every coffee drinkers' palette can be difficult, but there is a great personalized experience to be had for everyone.

So which Outer Banks coffee shop should you go to while you're here? Our answer is all of them, here's why...

Front Porch Cafe Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Front Porch Café
Kitty Hawk, Manteo, and Nags Head, NC

Front Porch Café ispersonally one of my favorite coffee shops on the Outer Banks! There are somany delicious options from coffee to bakery items. Voted "Best Coffee in theOuter Banks" five times by readers of The Coast Magazine, you will not bedisappointed by any decision you make here. They offer over 20 unique single origin coffees(including CBD infused coffee), and a rich selection of House Blends andDecaffeinated coffees. With 3 locations spread out over the beach it is aconvenient place to stop weather your staying in Nags Head or Southern Shores.Their original store, located at milepost 6 in Kill Devil Hills, includes OBXArt Studio, a paint-your-own-pottery, fused glass, and canvas painting studio,and a full service retail bead store. Their Nags Head location has tons ofseating including a high speed wirelessbar with plug in capability, couches, a community table with seating up to 12,and plenty of 2 and 4 top tables. Their Manteo location is situated on the historic RoanokeIsland and is the largest store at 3300 sq.ft. This location also provideswine and beer that is available by the glass or take out.

Ashley's Espresso Parlor Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Ashley's Espresso Parlour
Kill Devil Hills, NC

Ashley'sEspresso Parlour may be new to the Outer Banks but Ashley is not. A local thathas been roasting and working for Outer Banks coffee shops for 20 years. Ran byAshley and her husband Eric, they inspire to bring their love and passion toevery cup of coffee they serve. Ashley has stated that she wanted a place wherepeople could come and relax and that is the exact type of environment at thiscoffee shop! As soon as you walk through the door you will be greeted bysmiling baristas and feel right at home. With plenty of seating includingcomfortable couches, grabbing your coffee and leaving will be the last thing onyour mind. If you find yourself around the Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills linedon't hesitate to swing in, grab a delicious cup of coffee, and take a loadoff.

Morning View Coffee House Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Morning View Coffee House
Nags Head, NC

Whenyou walk into Morning View Coffee House you may be tempted to immediately takea seat on one of many comfortable seats (including a couch) and enjoy the smellof the amazing coffee brewing. Theirmission is to roast the best brew of coffee from farm to cup. Their in houseroasting room allows them to keep fresh, small batch roasts always on tap. Ifyou are looking for an exceptional cup of coffee, espresso drink, a wideselection of loose leaf tea, or bagels/pastries, they have you covered. Be sureto check out their famous "froo froos", and don't forget to grab a bag of beansto go. Whether you need a cup on the go or are looking to spend some time withthe coffee shop pup, Morning View will not disappoint!

Duck Cottage Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Duck's Cottage
Duck, NC

Duck's Cottage is a quaint, little coffee shop tucked away in the Waterfront Shops in Duck, NC. This coffee shop/book store may be small in size but it's large in heritage. Set in an old waterfowl hunting lodge from the 1920's known as Powder Ridge Club. It was then bought and preserved by Betty and Duck Braithwaite thus renamed Duck's Cottage With a cozy indoor reading nook and inviting front porch and specialty house drinks like the "Mucky Duck" or well-known house coffee "Coconut Crunch". Celebrating 15 years of service to the Outer Banks, Duck's Cottage has become a staple in the community and continues to provide good coffee and a piece of historic charm.

Tree House Coffee Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Treehouse Coffee Company
Duck, NC