Drift Coffee and Kitchen in Ocean Isle Beach
20 East 2nd Street
Keeping it simple – that’s what Drift Coffee and Kitchen in Ocean Isle Beach is all about. Wholesome food, excellent coffee and a friendly, social environment make Drift a perfect place to sip coffee by the beach, gather with friends, or just relax. A classic coffee house with a light and airy ambiance, Drift prides themselves on not only acquiring the best coffee beans and serving deliciously simple coffee drinks, but also on offering the best fresh food dishes to be found anywhere. You can even take home a Drift Coffee souvenir from their wide selection of T-shirts; they also have logo mugs and beach towels available, and of course, bags of coffee. Drift Coffee also has a Wilmington location if you should find yourself in the city.
Drift Coffee and Kitchen Specialties
If you are seeking organic, gluten-free, or dairy-free foods, look no further, as this is one of the best places to eat in Ocean Isle Beach, NC for those with dietary restrictions. Besides serving up some of the finest coffee in town in a hip atmosphere, Drift Coffee and Kitchen features a wonderful offering of pastries, sandwiches, and smoothies. Favorite menu items of both locals and visitors alike are the avocado smash with tomato and egg on toast, and the acai bowl with your choice of toppings. Other food offerings include grilled ham and cheddar sandwiches, turkey and avocado sandwiches; pepitas drizzled with olive oil, kale salad, avocado toast, and more. The average price is about $10 per person; you may think that’s a bit high for food at a coffee shop, but it’s totally worth it.
How to Get There
From the Ocean Isle Beach Pier, turn right on East 1st Street and go one block to Halifax Street. Turn left. Drift Coffee and Kitchen is located at the end of the commercial building on the left side just before East 3rd Street.