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7 Great Spots to Grab a Coffee

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If you’re a coffee-lover like us, one of the first things you want to know when traveling to a new town is, “where’s a place to get a good coffee,” right?  We’ve got several throughout Onslow County, and we thought we’d share seven of them, right here in this roundup.  See a complete list of coffee shops in our area and share some coffee love of your favorites on Instagram (@onlyinonlsow) while you’re here!

The Coffee Co

If you’ve got in mind a special coffee – made just the way you like it, you’ll be happy to know that The Coffee Co., in Richlands is a “craft coffee shop” they will customize your java, just for you! For example, how about this white mocha & cinnamon cream latte?  Looks delicious. Hot or cold!  They offer all variations of lattes, cappuccinos, and americanos, as well as smoothies, teas, and baked goods.

📍8700 Richlands Hwy., Suite A, Richlands

The Milk Road

Freshly roasted coffee, espresso, and artisan liege waffles complement a visit to The Milk Road coffee shop. Small in size but mighty in flavor, the waffles are covered in pearl sugar before hitting the iron, giving them sweetness and a little crunch. If you prefer tea, several spins on different varieties are available, like butterfly tea that changes colors when you add lemon.  They’ve got a great outdoor seating area and are pet-friendly!

As a veteran-owned and founded company, they serve as a local hub for people of all backgrounds to exchange conversation and ideas over good food and coffee.

📍4240 Gum Branch Rd., Jacksonville

Napoli Cafe

Honest to goodness, we could have coffee and stay for lunch and an afternoon snack! Napoli Cafe is an Italian coffee and sandwich shop serving Italy’s favorite coffee LAVAZZA: coffee, espresso, latte, iced drinks.  They make delicious subs and sandwiches, fresh salads, and to top it off, they offer a large selection of ice cream, as well as milkshakes and smoothies – perfect after a hot summer day at  North Topsail Beach!

Brewed Downtown

Brewed Downtown is a special place where you can take a break and unwind. You can either enjoy a hearty breakfast to start your day or grab a quick lunch while on the go. Or, just sit awhile with a cup of hot brew. This great coffee spot is also recognized by the NC GreenTravel Initiative as a green dining business. Their motto is “Cheers without the Beer.”

Coffee Haven

Coffee Haven, makes great coffee and specialty drinks, of course!  But they also have a passion for serving their customers, community, and neighbors every day, with a side of kindness. Coffee Haven was created to be a safe haven, a space for those who may need it…to feel like home, no matter who you are.  They want to make a difference in the ways that they can.  After all, the best stains in life are coffee and kindness.

📍104 Silver Sands Dr., Sneads Ferry

Nuova Luna Caffe

Nuova Luna Caffe is a mom and pop’s type of coffee shop located in Swansboro, aka “The Friendly City by the Sea.”  You just get a good feeling when you’re there.  Each beverage is served with a little message of love and kindness.  In addition to their personal touch,  you will love their coffee, made any way you like as well as their treats for a quick snack!

📍686 W. Corbett Ave., Swansboro

Bake Bottle & Brew

Nestled in the charming historic waterfront town of Swansboro, recently named one of the “Coolest Small Towns in America to Visit in 2021,” Bake Bottle & Brew is the place to relax and take in the iconic views of the water along our part of the North Carolina coast.  If you want something other than coffee, you can grab a craft cold brew, a glass of wine, or even a cup of ice cream.  Savor every second as you gather on their porch and admire the view.  If you’re looking for a place to enjoy live music and mix with some of the locals, this is the perfect gathering spot!

📍147 N. Front St., Swansboro

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