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Local Specialty Bakeries & Cafes

We enjoy delicious options for quick meals or for sweet cravings in Elizabeth City! Get a coffee or a cookie or a sandwich at these inspired, locally-owned spots. Some have served the Elizabeth City area for years and are loved by generations of locals--others are brand new and impressing locals with their new ideas!

Bam's Best Bites
430 North Hughes Boulevard
Ron-E's Plaza
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Comfort food at its best! Check out one of Elizabeth City's most delicious spots for food made with love and pride.  Everything from chicken-and-waffles to seafood salad will give you plenty of options for a filling meal, but save room for the incredible desserts.

Belcross Bake Shoppe
269 US Hwy 158 East
Camden, NC 27921

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 35 Reviews

Freshly baked goodies, delicious sandwiches, and daily specials make us hard to resist!

Berri-Licious Frozen Yogurt Bar
1725 City Center Blvd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 3 Reviews

Delectable frozen yogurt with toppings to create a masterpiece! Relax in our fun and vibrant space or check out our drive through for a quick pick-me-up -- either way, it’s going to be delicious.

Colonial Café
418 East Colonial Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 28 Reviews

Serving classic American breakfast and lunch 7 days a week in a casual diner atmosphere in historic Elizabeth City, North Carolina. We specialize in filling your belly with delicious home-cooked food. Some of our local favorites are our homemade sausage gravy on freshly baked biscuits and our shrimp & grits.
Electric Garden
608 E.Fearing Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Electric Garden takes pride in providing a high quality plant beverage that is aimed to nourish down to the cellular level. Our mission is to spread our love for organic fruits and vegetables to our local community and then unto the world. The people of Elizabeth City have spoken...the direction is a healthy one.
Homestyle Bakery & Café
407 South Griffin Street, Suite E
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Visit our bakery & café at The Shoppes for lunch or a sweet snack!  We also offer event planning services and specialty cake orders.
In & Out Cafe
1621B North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Elizabeth City's brand new breakfast and lunch spot is open. Stop by In & Out Cafe for New York-style bagels and tall sandwiches - or just a coffee! A favorite is an Asiago cheese bagel or a sandwich with double meat! Try this new, cute little cafe between 6:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Kathy's Kreations Bakery - Cafe - Market
1775 Weeksville Rd.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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Based on 34 Reviews

Kathy's Kreations operates on a simple principle: "Kreating JOY through the experience of food." 

Muddy Waters Coffeehouse
100 West Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 105 Reviews

Committed to serving excellent coffee & espresso since 2000.

Nu-Quality Ice Cream
801 North Hughes Boulevard
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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Based on 15 Reviews

Established in 1960, Nu-Quality Ice Cream is one of the best local ice cream shops in town.

Southern Maid Donuts of Elizabeth City
101 Capital Trace
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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Based on 8 Reviews

Made-fresh daily donuts and coffee and much, much more. You have tried the rest now come taste the best.
The Kraken Coffee House
615 E Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Are you ready to be served nautical-themed coffee and espresso? This new trendy coffee house is ready to show off its delicious baked goods and refreshing drinks. From coffee to matcha, this coffee house has something enjoyable for everyone! 
The Lodge at Rivershore Outfitters
417 South Hughes Boulevard
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

The Lodge is a full service bar and ice cream shop located inside of Rivershore Outfitters. We have food trucks daily - grab your food and bring it inside to enjoy at The Lodge with a cold beverage and homemade dessert. 
The Market
102 North Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

The Market sells a variety of grocery items, including deli items, fresh produce, beer and wine, and tobacco products. They also offer grab-and-go breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as made-to-go sandwiches and salads during lunch hour.

The Pineapple Café
1775 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 30 Reviews

The Pineapple Café features delicious wraps and sandwiches! Great place for a quick soup and salad.

The Sandwich Market
410 Selden Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 32 Reviews

The Sandwich Market is a deli specializing in premium sandwiches at a great price with superb service.
The SweetEasy
507 E Main Street, Suite C
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

The SweetEasy quickly became a downtown staple as locals love the drinks and desserts at this downtown spot! Stop in to sample our creative daily specials - chocolate / potato chip cookies, fresh fruit push-pops, fun flavored macarons, seasonal scones, and anything else that strikes us and is delicious. Our coffees, bubble teas, and lemonades should not be missed.

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