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Dancing Turtle

58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-4004
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped in this morning after fishing and was not disappointed. Staff was very friendly, seemed like they knew everyone who came in the door. The coffee was great and great atmosphere. Comfy chairs and cute decor. We will be stopping in again during our stay...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the cafe au lait and my husband had a Regular coffee and we shared the cinnamon bun. Best coffees we have had in the Outer Banks for sure. Baked treats are large and freshly baked. Very cinnamon-y buns - I hate when you...More

Thank adr1971
Reviewed 13 February 2018

this is by far the best place for coffee in Hatteras. A great selection of hot and cold beverages. A must visit for the coffee lover.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Cozy little coffee house in Hatteras Village. Great coconut crunch coffee and blueberry muffins! Limited menu ... grab and go items for breakfast ( muffins, cookies, etc.) Gift items including Dancing Turtle apparel and local artwork.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very nice decor, coffee and drinks are good. There is a small selection of baked goods. Since the nearest Starbucks is over an hour away, people with a coffee addiction can visit the Turtle. Enjoy a cup of Joe while viewing the marina from the...More

Thank FlyGuy66
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is the type of shop you hope to stumble upon. You can smell the fresh coffee and pastries from the parking lot. The atmosphere is chill inviting you to sit and mingle with locals, visitors and 4 legged friends alike, everyone's family here. Melissa...More

Thank mimi_dezignz
Reviewed 29 October 2017

1st morning of our 2 week stay in Hatteras, husband heads to Dancing Turtle for a bag of coffee, two souvenir mugs and they even gave him a cup of cream so I could have my coffee just like I like it. Great gifts, great...More

Thank mimireinhard
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Coffee shop with a distinct personality, this place has become a must stop as we travel north on Highway 12 from Ocracoke to Virginia. Marvelous fresh-brewed hot coffee is offered in addition to a variety of muffins and bagels. Take you order to go or...More

Thank mb22727
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I stopped here recently and was greeted warmly by their staff. They were very good at explaining their drink selection and the drink I ordered was very tasty. I also ordered a blueberry muffin. It was disappointed with the muffin. The top was leathery and...More

Thank Kudu40
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Every visit to the Outer Banks, I go to the Dancing Turtle for breakfast. They have good bagels and cream cheese. The cake looked great but I did not have any. I don't know why I try to be good on vacation!! I sat on...More

Thank Allison M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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