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The Front Porch Cafe has three locations on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. All stores are open year-around, seven days a week, from 6am-6pm. Winter hours may be shortened on Sundays. We offer free wireless internet connectivity to our customers at all locations. Please refer to each location for details. We look forward to your next visit to the “OBX”

Kill Devil Hills

Phone: 252-449-6616

Our original store, located at milepost 6, highway 158 in Kill Devil Hills. Our store complex in KDH includes OBX Art Studio, a paint-your-own-pottery, fused glass, and canvas painting studio, and a full service retail bead store. Store hours are 6 am-6 pm year around. There is plenty of seating, although studio seating may be reserved for studio customers during the summer after 10 am. Wireless internet is available, and new this year is a “wireless bar” with power strips to plug in and we have significantly increased download speeds.


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Nags Head

Nags Head

Phone: 252-480-6616

Located on Highway 158 at Milepost 10 1/2, at the north end of the FoodLion Plaza. You will find easy access, plenty of parking, and tons of seating including a high speed wireless bar with plug in capability, couches, a community table with seating up to 12, and plenty of 2 and 4 top tables. See our Facebook page for current events. Hours are 6 AM – 6 PM year around. Stop by and enjoy!


Manteo/Roanoke Island

Phone: 252-473-3160

Situated on historic Roanoke Island, our Manteo cafe is our largest store at 3300 sq.ft. Conveniently located at the first stoplight as you drive into town we are at the corner of Highway 64/264 and Bowsertown Road, just past the Ford dealership. This is a freestanding store, with parking available on both sides of the building and across the side street.

The Manteo store features a spacious interior with a wide variety of seating. Wine and beer is available by the glass or take out. Open year around, store hours are 6 am-6 pm Monday-Saturday and 7 am-5 pm on Sundays.

If your travels involve searching out unique coffee shops, this is a must see location. You will not be disappointed!



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