NoRa serves a variety of drinks including our North Raleigh famous "Bee" drinks which all include dark chocolate and local-made honey from The Pleasant Bee apiary. Almost all of our coffee drinks can be made hot or iced and as a decaf as well.
Drinks made from our partner's Carrboro Coffee Roaster's Piedmont Espresso beans. Most drinks can be served hot or iced. Decaf and half-caf also available for most drinks. See our Specialty Drinks menu for our customer and staff favorite flavor combinations.
Double espresso with a touch of foam.
A double espresso with equal amount of foam-infused milk
Made in thirds with 1/3 espresso, 1/3 steamed milk and 1/3 foam
A touch of hot water and a double shot of espresso. A nice, bold, strong coffee taste. Can be served with different amounts of water.
1/3 espresso, 2/3 steamed milk with a very thin layer of micro-foam.
1/3 espresso, 2/3 steamed milk with a thin layer of foam.
Mocha / White Mocha
A latte (1/3 espresso, 2/3 steamed milk with thin layer of micro-foam) mixed with dark chocolate sauce. May also be served as a White Mocha by using white chocolate instead of dark chocolate.
NoRa's favorite flavor combinations as created by our staff and customers. Traditionally served as a latte unless noted otherwise.
almond flavor + dark chocolate + coconut flavor
almond flavor + vanilla + coconut flavor
creme de menthe + dark chocolate
raspberry + cherry + dark (or white) chocolate
Boo Berry Latte
blackberry + blueberry + vanilla
caramel + hazelnut
cherry + raspberry + vanilla
Chocolate Covered Cherry
dark chocolate + cherry
butter pecan + dark chocolate + caramel
caramel + vanilla
Eggs in a Basket
caramel + white chocolate + coconut flavor + almond flavor
hazelnut + toasted marshmallow
honey + dark chocolate + gingerbread
honey + dark chocolate + hazelnut
honey + dark chocolate + cinnamon
honey + hazelnut + vanilla
honey + dark chocolate + cayenne
honey + dark chocolate + lavender
caramel + vanilla + cinnamon
maple + hazelnut
white chocolate + dark chocolate + coconut flavor
dark chocolate + caramel + vanilla
toasted marshmallow + peep (seasonal)
pumpkin + french vanilla + cinnamon (seasonal)
pumpkin + maple
sugar free dark chocolate + skim milk + cinnamon
honey + dark chocolate + salted caramel
Salted Caramel Nut
salted caramel + hazelnut
toasted marshmallow + dark chocolate
white chocolate + coconut + coconut flakes
dark chocolate + cayenne + cinnamon
white chocolate + salted caramel + cinnamon + cayenne
white chocolate + toasted marshmallow
White Pecan Mocha
white chocolate + butter pecan + cinnamon
Drinks made from a variety of Carrboro Coffee Roaster beans using the drip approach rather than the espresso method.
NoRa Community Cup - Drip Coffee
NoRa's drip coffee of the day. Bottomless refills while dining at NoRa. Bean rotates on a daily basis.
Iced coffee made from grounds that have been steeped for 24 hours.
28 grams of beans with 420 grams of hot water poured in an exact way to ensure the right blooms while using special filters to eliminate impurities and leave nothing but a wonderful cup of coffee. Expect to wait a bit for this because something this good takes time to create.
A cup of drip coffee with a shot of espresso poured on top
A cup of coffee with two shots of espresso poured on top
Cafe au Lait
A cup of coffee mixed with steamed milk
Drinks based on teas including tea-based lattes. Please note that tea-based lattes and our Chaider can be served either hot or iced.
Choose from black, earl grey, green or a seasonal blend
Named after the original owner of the coffee shop. Drink is made with 1/2 iced tea (of your choosing) and 1/2 lemonade.
Choose from over a dozen options.
chai tea + steamed milk
Chaider (Chai Tea/Apple Cider)
chai tea + apple cider
matcha + steamed milk
earl grey tea + vanilla + steamed milk (with or without lavender)
black tea + pumpkin + cinnamon + steamed milk
Maple Berry Matcha
matcha + maple + lavender + blackberry + steamed milk
Mint Chocolate Tea
mint tea + dark chocolate + vanilla
Minty Grinchy Matcha Latte
matcha + peppermint + steamed milk
A variety of drinks to slate your thirst when you're not in the mood for coffee or tea
Steamed milk with chocolate sauce
mango + tangerine + lemonade
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New Hours for NoRa
Effective August 1, 2023, NoRa will be closing at 8 pm each night. We are working on some changes which we will be announcing shortly.