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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 good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
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LOCATION
58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in each morning while staying in Hatteras. Everything is top notch: excellent coffee, herbal teas, pastries, etc. we even found some eclectic and hilarious cards to send off for birthdays and graduations -- ask the owner the story about these!

Thank DawnandPete F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been enjoying visits to Dancing Turtle for many years, and this year was no different. Really nice people, good coffee & tea, well-prepared drinks, and a nice deck to enjoy them on.

Thank Big_Foof
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little coffee joint on the island. Buddy got the toasted coconut latte and loved it. Highly recommend if you get down this way

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great Coffee! Great visits! Better than Starbucks! Lolve the name, as I Iove turtles. f you like coffee, this is a must stop!

Thank 276selmah
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I visited Dancing Turtle after reading reviews and I wasn't disappointed at all. In fact the cinnamon rolls were incredible! Great coffee too.

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great hot chocolate, loved the décor, great fuel stop before the ferry. Wifi available and a good selection of cakes

Thank VikkiCheltenham
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Best Coffee Shop on the Island. Never a disappointment! Super clean, super attentive staff. Highly Recommend!

Thank Selona Gale O
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Great morning spot to grab a cup of coffee. They have good baked goods that compliment the coffee nicely. Also ask for the Hatteras Sunrise smoothie and try to guess the secret ingredient!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This place has excellent coffee and a great coffeehouse vibe for hanging out. Hatteras is very lucky to have a place like this in the village -- better than Starbucks!

Thank MaineBiztraveler
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited the Dancing Turtle when we went to visit our beach house from New Jersey!! Being new homeowners in Hatteras, what a great surprise!! The coffee is great and I am not a coffee drinker, the baked goods were wonderful and the ambience was...More

Thank Linda H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
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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