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Buck's Coffee Cafe

384 Main Street, Highlands, NC
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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384 Main Street, Highlands, NC
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buck's is our perennial favorite stop for good, flavorful coffee that tastes as good as it smells. I always stick with the caffeinated brew du jour, and I've never had a bad cup of Joe. Bettye sticks with her favorite, exotic teas. We both agree...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what a coffee house was originally meant to be before the likes of Starbucks tried to re-invent the concept. We were Zip-lining that afternoon, so wanted something fast, substantial and comfortable before the excitement began. Their coffee is good, with several variations and...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Highlands for the Eclipse - but we got in too early to check in to our hotel so as we were walking down Main St - Bucks looked like a great place to stop for breakfast. We had 4 breakfast sandwiches with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let the family walk through Highlands while I got coffee. A very attractive place, but it coffee. I did not have any food so can't comment on that. They did look very tasty. A return, because there is nothing else in town for just coffee.

Thank Jrstwo
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Highlands to take my wife shopping. I stopped in to this coffee shop for a break. I had read reviews that it was good and what looked nice was the comfy chairs in the window and A moment away from...More

Thank Meander5
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for good coffee and breakfast food. Staff are busy but friendly. A place for locals so you know it's good.

Thank don6718
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Like any tourist town somewhat over priced but good. Coming from moutain house we stayed in, going to play golf, first place we saw for breakfast. Coffee/exotic coffees, good pastry selection and breakfast sandwiches....no meals. Don't know about lunch or dinner. In a old town...More

Thank GolfHacker70
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Highlands is limited on places to have breakfast or a quick cup of coffee early in morning . No fast food chains allowed in Highlands. Buck's opens early and serves three different types of coffee. We didn't have breakfast there but they are one of...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Right in the middle of Highlands, this non descript building serves some of the best coffee I have had. The staff is young and very energetic and friendly. We had coffee there two days on trip and we stayed longer would have it again.

Thank henry m
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place really gets hopping mornings and mid afternoons. They have a small selection of breakfast sandwiches as well as a small selection of sandwiches. They have great pastries. Service is efficient. Tables in the front and then in the back. Free Wifi. Can make...More

Thank BloggerLinda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
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