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4J's Cafe and Bake Shop

8700 Emerald Dr # A1, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2400
+1 252-354-4330
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“bagels” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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8700 Emerald Dr # A1, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2400
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Very eccentric local cafe with lots of attitude and pop culture decor. The coffee is fresh brewed and the scones are huge and totally delicious. Plenty of casual and comfy seating, even a spot for the kids. My only complaint is that they close daily...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

The beach and coffee go together like, well, like you would expect. Most coffee places sell coffee and hope your caffeine jolt is enough. The folks here make good baked goods as well, and serve you with a smile. More than a typical coffee joint,...More

Thank rob b
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Staff is always nice and welcoming and the coffee is wonderful. You have to try the New York cheesecake and the Keylime Pie.

Thank Marleygirl2006
Reviewed 14 July 2018

First day we visited this coffee shop we were a little taken back by the setup. You pick out your bagels. Cream cheese is .75 additional. There are toaster ovens where you cut and toast your own bagel. If you want cream/milk etc. you also...More

Thank L689IVa
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t waste your time at the other coffee shops. This is the best coffee on the island! The bagels are unbelievable - made fresh daily and go fast!

Thank M6461EYtims
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Best local coffee shop. Bagels were delicious. Coffees and frappes with so many choices of flavors. They also have items for sale.

Thank Passenger296070
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Nice fresh coffee and delicious New York style bagels! Really what more could you ask for? I will certainly come back here the next time we are in town.

Thank tug11
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place for morning coffee and bagels. Price is reasonable and their bagels are very good. They also sell you the cream cheese to go with (which is great for us tourists and out of towners). Interior is a bit too dark, for my taste,...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Unique interior, offering a wide selection of pastries, coffee, smoothies all the way to oil and vinegar, books, dessert and a lounging area. Free wifi and reasonable prices for a house blend. Not terrible.

Thank Evan F
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My family comes to Emerald Isle every year and our family rides bikes down to this smoothie shop almost every morning. Awesome smoothies and selection of pastries.

Thank U8222HKjohnb
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 Emerald Dr # A1, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 252-354-4330
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