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58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-4004
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06:30 - 17:00
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Sun 06:30 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 17:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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275 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I wish I could give this place more than 5 stars! They were AWESOME when we visited everyday of our vacation last week!!! The coffee is fresh, hot and oh so good! The pastries are also wonderful! We tried different biscotti's and muffins-all were great. Biscotti was slightly firm but not at all hard-my favorite. The owners love what they... More 

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Thank gjscollins
Maple Shade, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

In the mood for a great coffee pick me up while on thread traveling? This is just the place. Has a great coffee shop, hippie, "we love the earth and our dogs" kinda feel to it. This might just be where hippie meets tastes great. The coffee and espresso drinks are top notch. They have excellent cakes and sweet treats.... More 

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Thank John H
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Atmosphere is so inviting - friendly greeting when you walk in the door, dogs hanging out inside, locals chatting with you... just what you'd want a coffee shop to be. Beverages are delicious!!

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Thank faithlynn72016
Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here for coffee one morning and after that I wish we would have went everyday! They have so many options it's hard to choose from them all. The place has a great atmosphere and the staff was very friendly. I would recommend to anyone!

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Thank avancfac
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped by for the first time yesterday on a recommendation. Definitely the best coffee on the island. Good selection, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, and great coffee. Hopefully next time we'll have time to stick around a bit rather than grabbing our coffee to go.

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Thank Pearson H
Marathon, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Dancing Turtle makes you want to dance for joy! You have found the best coffee in the Outer Banks! Enjoy!

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Thank Abelschner
Washington, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stopped in for breakfast and coffee last week. We were able to take our dachshund with us so he could get out and explore. I got a bagel with cream cheese and a Milky Way Frozen Mocha. My husband got a muffin and the house blend coffee. I highly recommend the Milky Way Frozen Mocha, if they have it... More 

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Thank Abby2Sparrows
Chillicothe, Ohio
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I love to scope out the local coffee scene when I go on vacation and I was a bit nervous b/c of Hermine and the remote area of Hatteras that I was going to be disappointed w/the lack of coffee shops. There isn't a lot of places but honestly the only place you need is the Dancing Turtle. This is... More 

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Thank LeftMySOULatTheSea
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Nice place. Seemed to know all the locals. I went in every morning that I was there. Coffee was ok but the prices were a bit high. I'm thinking because that's the only coffee shop around. The clerks weren't very talkative unless you were a local.

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Thank Bobbie Jo P
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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219 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

love the almond joy coffee love that I can take my dog. after 3 trips this year, my dog knew exactly where to go on the porch and they had a water dish out for him

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 12:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:00
Thursday
06:30 - 17:00
Friday
06:30 - 17:00
Saturday
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island
  • Phone Number: +1 252-986-4004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?