Grab Coffee & Breakfast During Your Atlantic Beach Vacation

It’s important to always get your day started the right way, but on vacation, having a good start to your day can be especially vital. After all, you want to fuel yourself and get plenty of energy for a long day of sightseeing and activities ahead!

Whether you’re looking for a classic breakfast, a luxurious brunch, or simply a delicious cup of coffee, there are tons of wonderful coffee shops and breakfast restaurants just moments away from our Atlantic Beach rentals!

Coffee Shops

To get started with a hot cup of joe, head over to Atlantic Beach Coffee. You’ll find all your classic coffeehouse favorites, from Americano and espresso to cold brew and frappé Whether you want a hot drink or a cold selection, they’ve got you covered! Every coffee drink is specially made with delicious artisan brews from all over the world, allowing you to travel the world with your tastebuds without ever leaving Atlantic Beach! You can also pair your coffee with a delicious cinnamon roll for a quick breakfast. 

Atlantic Beach Coffee Company is located at 1010 West Fort Macon Road in Atlantic Beach. They are open daily from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Although Mug Shots brands itself as “The Locals’ Café,” guests from near and far feel right at home the second they walk through the door! This bright and welcoming space will have you feeling refreshed as soon as you step inside, and the staff will always greet you with a smile. Coffee drinks include classic options like espresso, latte, cappuccino, mocha, and more. You can also choose from their wide range of cold drinks and cocktails! Pair your drink with a muffin, scone or other light fare from the café to finish it off, or grab another sweet treat from one of these Atlantic Beach dessert shops to take with you!

Mug Shots is located at 2302-G Arendell Street in Morehead City. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 7:30 AM to 9 PM, Thursday and Friday from 7:30 AM to 10 PM, Saturday from 8 AM to 10 PM and Sunday from 8 AM to 2 PM.

Crystal Coast Coffee Roasters takes pride in offering some of the freshest coffee in the area, roasted daily in small batches for the highest possible quality. All the coffee here is sourced from sustainable farms, so you can feel good about the cup you’re drinking. The best part is that your coffee experience doesn’t have to stop once your vacation is over! Crystal Coast Coffee Roasters can ship their blends right to your door and even offers a convenient subscription program. 

Crystal Coast Coffee Roasters is located at 1513 Bridges Street in Morehead City. They are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Patrons enjoying a coffee near our Atlantic Beach rentals

Calico Creek Coffee Bar has two missions: provide their guests with the best cup of coffee in the area and give those struggling with addiction a second chance at life. Located within One Harbor Church in Morehead City, this coffee bar offers delicious drinks for a great cause. The helpful staff can recommend a specialty drink like their cold foam cold brew, hot sweet latte, espresso con panna, and more. They even have protein-based beverages if you need something with a bit of extra substance to start your day! And once you have you have your order, you can take in the unbeatable views from your Atlantic oceanfront rental!

Calico Creek Coffee Bar is located at 1605 Fisher Street in Morehead City. They are open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 12 noon.

Breakfast and Brunch Restaurants

A group of patrons enjoying breakfast near one of our Atlantic Beach rentals

Now that you’ve had your coffee, it’s time for the main event: breakfast! Head over to 4 Corners Diner for the classic American breakfast you crave. Their welcoming atmosphere lets you know right away that you’re in for a memorable meal, and once you take a look at the menu, you might struggle to decide on just one dish! Go for menu options like eggs and bacon, pancakes, omelets, waffles, French toast, and more. Best of all, breakfast is served any time of the day, so you can get a delicious plate whenever you please. 

4 Corners Diner is located at 100 East Fort Macon Road in Atlantic City. They are open daily at 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, they are open until 2 p.m., but on Friday and Saturday, they stay open until 8:30 p.m.

Grumpy’s is another area favorite that has long captured the hearts of locals, but it’s still a relatively hidden gem for visitors to the area. The food here is delicious enough to wipe the frown off of any face! Their breakfast specials are constantly changing to always offer something new, but you can rest assured that it’s always going to be delicious. Hopefully, they’ll be cooking up some eggs benedict while you’re in town! 

Grumpy’s is located at 907-A Arendell Street in Morehead City. They are open daily at 7 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, they are open until 1:45 p.m., but on Saturday and Sunday, they close at 12:45 p.m.

The Turner Street Market is an incredible destination for breakfast, brunch, bakery options, and so much more! First thing in the morning, they kick things off with mouthwatering selections like their Big Apple Bagel, Turkish Eggs, Turner Street Toast, and TSM Hash. You can also grab a pastry like a warm blueberry muffin or a sunshine tart. If you want to come in later in the day, they also have an incredible lunch menu! Turner Street Market truly has it all and is one of Beaufort’s best restaurants for families.

The Turner Street Market is located at 133-A Turner Street in Beaufort. They are open daily from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Delivery is also available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Finally, if you’re looking for something a bit more refined, 34° North Restaurant is just the place. They combine upscale cuisine with a welcoming atmosphere and craft each dish with only the freshest local ingredients. Eating a meal here is a great way to support local and regional farmers! Their breakfast menu has some delicious options, from the Beaufort Benedict to the Egg White Frittata to the Buttermilk Pancakes and more. This all makes a meal at 34° North Restaurant one of the great things to do for couples in Atlantic beach. To truly indulge, come out and experience brunch on the weekends! 

34° North Restaurant is located at 2440 Lennoxville Road just down the road from our Beaufort vacation rentals. They are open for breakfast Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Weekend brunch is offered Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., along with the standard dinner service.

Now that you have had your coffee and breakfast, its time to get back and relax by your Atlantic Beach rental pool! Luckily, we’ve got plenty of convenient rentals nearby these destinations and more. Our rental properties suit every group from the couple on a romantic getaway to a family trip packed with fun things to do with kids on the Crystal coast. Whatever the case may be, Spectrum Properties is more than happy to assist you. Our staff is always at your service when you stay with us, whether you have a question about your rental or you’d like to know the best restaurant for your family. Ready to plan your ultimate getaway to Atlantic Beach? Contact us today to get started!