Orange Blossom

Categories: Breakfast, Bakery

Contact Information

47206 Hwy 12
P.O. Box 1375
Buxton, NC 27960

Phone: 252-995-4109


Hours of Operation

Open Sunday - Saturday: 6:30am - 11am

Meals served: Breakfast

  • Inside
  • Dining Area
  • Outside
  • Apple Ugly
  • Donut Selection
  • Staff @ the Orange Blossom

The Orange Blossom is a bakery & café, located in Buxton Village on Highway 12. This eatery is an excellent choice for early risers, and for those who enjoy a cup of coffee with a pastry or doughnut. Breakfast sandwiches are available as well.


  • Attire:  Casual
  • Handicap Accessible:  Not Restrooms
  • Pet Friendly:  Yes
  • Recognizes Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Yes
  • On Site Parking:  Yes
  • Green Initiative:  Yes
  • Take Out:  Yes
  • Good for Groups:  Yes
  • Gift Certificates:  Yes
  • Samples:  Sample


The Orange Blossom was originally a motel by the same name.  In the 1950’s, the Barrett family, who were the original owners, planted an orange tree (which grew to full size) behind the motel.   A picture of the tree hangs on the wall of the bakery.

Chef Biography

Orange Blossom

Marsha Hanssen is the manager of The Orange Blossom.  Marsha, who is from Henderson, NC, vacationed with her grandfather on the island as a child, and relocated there in 1995 after enjoying a career as a pharmacy technician.  

Owner Biography

Orange Blossom

Charlie Pereira is the owner. He vacationed on the island; and after retiring from a Washington, DC, job, moved to Dare County and purchased the bakery.

Specialties & Additional Menu Options

  • Beverage Specials: 

    Organic coffee!

  • Course Specialties: 

    Full line bakery, donuts, uglies, and muffins!  Uglies are a signature pastry made from excess dough and fruit filled!


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