Coffee Season on the Crystal Coast

If You Love Coffee, It’s the Right Time of the Year.

To me coffee is an everyday thing, to some coffee starts with the fall. Many people choose to have coffee when the fall chill starts and continue into the winter months. I see coffee season as pumpkin spiced lattes and hot coffee. This just switches up my daily summer coffee scene of frozen and iced coffees. There are so many ways to enjoy coffee and if you are a local or a vacationer, the Crystal Coast has many small coffee shops to try out.

If you are not a coffee drinker, these shops also have drinks and snacks for you as well. One even welcomes dogs and provides pup-a-chinos for your furry friend! Browse these small businesses and don’t forget to always shop local. Feel free to let me know what your favorite coffee is, I am always open to trying new things.

Crystal Coast Coffee Roasters

1513 Bridges Street, Morehead City

A local coffee roasting company delivering fresh roasted specialty coffees from around the world. Crystal Coast Coffee Roasters aims to provide the finest specialty coffee through direct relationships with coffee lovers. They bring joy through coffee and discover, source and roast the highest quality coffee directly for their customers.

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4 J’s Cafe and Bake Shop

8802 Reed Drive, Emerald Isle

Gourmet cappuccinos, lattes, macchiatos, coffees and teas in a quaint and relaxing cafe! Come and meet Joe, owner of 4 J’s! Joe is originally from New York and gets up every morning around 3 o’clock so you can eat the best tasting Brooklyn Water Bagels and the freshest, tastiest coffees and teas south of New York City! If you live on the Crystal Coast or just call it home for a week, once a year, stop in and say hello to Joe and 4 J’s group of friendly baristas.

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*Our Blue Pearl Homes are stocked with 4J’s coffee for our guest.

The Infusion Cafe

1012 Arendell Street, Morehead City

The Infusion Cafe is dedicated to sharing their knowledge of the teas and coffees that they carry. They have over 100 world infusions, including teas, rooibos, mates, fruit infusions, herbals and numerous freshly roasted single-origin coffees! Their menu has a variety of hand crafted items including salads, sandwiches, soups, quiche, desserts and scones.

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K9s and Coffee

8101 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle

Have you ever sat back and thought “All I want to do is drink coffee and pet my dog”? Well now you can! Their mission at K9s and Coffee is to provide a place you can hang out with your best friend whether they have fur or not. They call themselves pet friendly, but your furbabies are not just tolerated here – they are truly welcome! In addition to being a coffee shop serving some of the best lattes, smoothies and baked goods around, they are also a pet supply store! Come by, grab a cup of coffee, spend time on their porch swings or rockers while your furry family member enjoys snacking on bully sticks! Their mottos is “Paws and enjoy life” and they are there to help you do just that.

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