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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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“scones” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (21 reviews)
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06:30 - 17:00All hours
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58079 NC Highway 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very cute shop in an otherwise rather drab village. Good baked goods and friendly staff. Latte is a bit mundane and only average. A little overblown instead of properly steamed milk, but still was ok. Would return again if in the area.

Thank jfwilder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh fruit smoothies, delicious iced coffees in a variety of flavors, yummy pastries, cute gifts, and AWESOME customer service!!! It's a must go-to on our annual Hatteras vacation.

Thank Dina R
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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 13 June 2017

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 28 May 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
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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