Whether you are looking for a place to catch up with friends, enjoy some solo down time or simply after a quick caffeine hit to go, Port Macquarie has a seemingly endless array of options to choose from. With each month there’s a new roaster, specialty café or brewing technique popping up on the scene. We’ve narrowed down the choices, so the only thing you have to do is decide how you like your coffee.
From tasty cheap eats to award winning fare, we’ve explored the best restaurants, bars and cafes in Port Macquarie. Click here and have the latest dining news in Port Macquarie delivered straight to your inbox.
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This award-winning café is a local favourite. The staff here are incredibly friendly and the coffee is to die for. They also do simple but healthy and delicious food with a range of vegetarian and vegan options.
Peak Coffee are considered as one of the first coffee roasting businesses to be located on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. Their award winning blends are roasted in house each day by a team of passionate coffee lovers. Peak Coffee host regular barista training classes that explore the roasting process, milk texturing and extracting the perfect shot of coffee.
This café is the new place to go for coffee in Port Macquarie. Social Grounds has been decorated with cool graffiti art and vintage mix-matched furniture. There is an outdoor dining area where you can relax and soak up the coastal vibes.
The Beach House is a popular hangout for people enjoying a post-workout coffee along the waterfront. The baristas serve a special house blend roasted locally. Relax and enjoy your coffee, perhaps with a bite to eat while soaking up incredible views.
Inspired by the funky cafes of St Kilda, Blackfish Coffee serves exceptional coffee in a cool and relaxed atmosphere. The coffee here is of the highest quality and impresses even travellers from major cities such as Melbourne and Sydney. Enjoy daily breakfast specials and marvel at the work by local artists.
This waterfront restaurant in Port Macquarie serves consistently high-quality coffee alongside an extensive breakfast menu. Zip into Zebu for a quick pick me up, or relax and take your time to soak in the beautiful views.
If you consider yourself a bit of a bookworm, what could be better than enjoying some of the best coffee in Port Macquarie surrounded by all your favourite authors? Pop in to peruse the shelves and enjoy a peaceful coffee with a fresh new book.
Some locals would argue that Milkbar was the first establishment to bring the ‘Melbourne style’ coffee scene to Port Macquarie. This venue has a down to earth vibe with affordable food that is both delicious and well presented. It offers plenty of gluten free options, not to mention incredible ocean views.
This hidden gem is set in a beautiful lakeside location overlooking North Brother Mountains. Locals and tourist gather here to enjoy specialty coffee on the deck while watching boats glide along the water.