Immerse yourself in the sweet aroma of freshly brewed coffee or soothing tea. From globally recognized coffee beans to the most tranquil tea leaves, this list of unique shops will take you on a beverage tour around the Keystone State. Coffee and tea lovers, unite!
1. Pretty Bird Coffee Roasters
Located along Main Street in a quaint historic building, Pretty Bird Coffee Roasters offers locally roasted beans, unique espresso-based drinks, and delicious donuts.
Perk: At night, check out the Kawaii Tori Sushi restaurant, which is right down the street, for some amazing sushi!
2. D.D.’s Specialty Bakery & Cafe
It’s the best of both worlds when you settle in for a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate at D.D.’s Specialty Bakery & Cafe! Their bakery is always churning out something new and delicious for you to enjoy with your beverage of choice – such as scrumptious cinnamon nut pull-apart bread or apple fritter bread.
Perk: D.D.’s donuts are rated the best in all of Elk County so be sure to pick up a dozen or so when you’re in town.
3. Divani Chocolate
The European-style chocolatier, Divani Chocolate, offers gourmet chocolates, espresso coffees, teas, and ice cream! What more could you ask for? Stop in for a piping hot cup of Belgium Hot Drinking Chocolate and taste an array of decadent coffee, tea, and hot cocoa treats.
Perk: History overflows in the 1934 former Foxburg Bank where patrons are awestruck by the magnificent front window and the vaults which house the kitchen.
4. Jewett’s Kaffe Sol
Stop into Jewett’s Kaffe Sol and indulge in the many wonderful flavors of teas and coffees, or perhaps a delicious latte or flavor-filled cappucino. With seating options inside and out, patrons can relax while enjoying Kaffe Sol’s signature cinnamon roll.
Perk: Jewett’s Kaffe Sol is only minutes away from the Kinzua Sky Walk at the Kinzua Bridge State Park.
5. Pressed Coffee & Books
Pressed Coffee & Books is not just an independently owned coffee shop, but also a great used bookstore. Grab a cup of great coffee or tea, or maybe a cappuccino or latte, and maybe a book and be a part of the conversation that comes along with it.
6. East End Coffee Co.
Rivaling any upscale coffee shop, East End Coffee Co.’s specialty coffees and roastery offer its customers tastes from around the world in a small-town relaxed vibe. Along with their great coffee, they also offer pastries, bagels, and even Wild Water Kombucha!
Perk: Hometown Potters Studio, located in the basement of the coffee shop, supports First Friday by offering customers the chance to make a small trinket out of clay or sign up for a pottery class.
7. Flood City Café
Flood City Café provides caffeine enthusiasts with a casual atmosphere to enjoy their beverage of choice. Serving freshly roasted coffee with an emphasis on single origin micro-lot coffees from all over the world, the café also offers a variety of espresso drinks and teas. Enjoy breakfast sandwiches, panini’s, house-made soups, and their impressive breakfast menu.
Perk: Be sure to check their webpage to see what fun events the café is hosting – from open-mic nights to live entertainment and other community events.
8. Cattfeinated Cat Café
The Cattfeinated Cat Café is a fun, unique, relaxing spot for humans that’s devoted to finding loving homes for adoptable kitties. Grab a cup of coffee or tea in the café where you can sip your brew and watch the cats play from a large window. Maybe you'll meet your newest furry family member!
Perk: Feel the urge to cuddle or give a good scratch? You can visit the Kitten or Adult Playrooms for a small fee that goes directly to Wayward Animal Rescue.
9. Abeille Voyante Tea Co.
The Abeille Voyante Tea Co. serves up the finest teas sourced from around the world. Try the Yinzer line which celebrates the beloved ‘burgh with some inspired by Pittsburghese slang to the city’s iconic landmarks teas include the Jagoff, Nebby Chai, and Fort Pitt Bridge blends.
Perk: Tailor your tea drinking to the special moons that occur throughout the year with their Full Moon Series of specialty teas and tea blends– December’s Long Cold Moon features a spicy chai meant to warm you up with happy memories of the holiday season.
10. Aunt Bridget's Tea Room
Immerse yourself in a homey and relaxing venue where you can chat with friends and enjoy a freshly brewed cup of tea and a snack at Aunt Bridget’s Tea Room, proving without a doubt that you don’t need a special occasion to enjoy “a cuppa.”
Perk: It is only a short walk from the National Historic Landmark, Old Economy Village, where the Harmonists lived for almost 100 years during the 17th and 18th centuries.
11. The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar
The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar is a one-of-a-kind coffee shop where you can savor a cup of locally roasted coffee while you enjoy artwork created by local artists. The gallery features rotating exhibitions of artwork by local artists and an extensive selection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, handmade jewelry, and pottery available for purchase.
Perk: The espresso bar serves up a variety of coffee drinks and teas in beautiful ceramic mugs made by a local potter.
12. Kiln to Table
As its name suggest, Kiln to Table features made-from-scratch food and handcrafted local coffee and espresso drinks, specialty milkshakes, locally made desserts, and pottery. Their menu includes homemade soups made daily, in-house roasted meats, and delicious salads full of fresh veggies and protein.
Perk: All sweets are served in pottery dishes and mugs that were created in the studio in the back of the restaurant.
13. Tucker Garage + Grocery
Previously known as Tucker Silk Mill, along with a new name Tucker Garage + Grocery has expanded and relocated its operations to downtown Easton. Never fear, the new “Tucker” still offers its great roster of specialty coffees and their unique Australian inspiration, along with an impressive selection of flat whites, teas, and lattes. Be sure to check out their selection of house-made pastries and small plates while you’re there!
Perk: Funny name, eh? Tucker is an Australian slang term for good food.
14. Black & Brass Coffee Roasting Company
Sip your favorite coffee, expresso, or latte while sitting near a peaceful waterfall outside Black & Brass Roasting Coffee Co. along Route 6. The building itself is covered in unique murals (making for the perfect photo opportunity!). Black & Brass selects beans from all over the world with roasting done onsite during regular business hours.
Perk: Sustainability is in the company’s DNA with products always earth-friendly, compostable, post-consumer recycled, local or organic.
15. Cocoon Coffee House & Bakery
Sip coffee crafted from custom-blended, Fair Trade beans and order fresh breakfast, lunch, or pastries at the Cocoon Coffee House & Bakery located on the grounds of the former Hawley Silk Mill in an adorable little building that once sheltered the cocoons used for the mill’s silk production activities. largest laid bluestone building in the world. sits. You can also enjoy wine or local craft beer while reading slightly worn words from the shop’s used book collection.
Perk: Made with care from local farm ingredients, the menu changes each day to take advantage of the best that is fresh and seasonal.
16. Elementary Coffee Co.
In a world where the general expectation is quick automatic convenience, Elementary Coffee Co. reiterates the beauty of simple manual craft. With all their coffee freshly roasted, hand brewed and honestly presented, they strip away any distracting complexities to offer only purely perfect drinks. Using local ingredients, they focus on creating delicious lattes, smooth pour-overs, and delicious coffee.
Perk: You’re only steps away from the State Capitol building. Stop in for a tour.
17. The Ragged Edge Coffee House
One step into The Ragged Edge Coffee House and you realize it’s much more than a place to grab a traditional cup of coffee. The pet-friendly coffee house features a wall-to-wall art gallery featuring a rotating roster of local artists, a cozy atmosphere, and a large menu of food items, specialty coffees, and teas.
Perk: The outside garden is an industrial oasis away from the hustle and bustle of downtown.
18. The Ugly Mug Café
The Ugly Mug Café is where you want to go for a true tree-to-cup experience! The café sources their coffee beans directly from a family farm in Venezuela where the beans are picked, processed, and sent to Gettysburg. From there, the beans are roasted in-house and brewed to perfection.
Perk: In addition to rich coffee, the Ugly Mug offers a variety of food items, including arepas – a Venezuelan favorite.
19. Fresh Grounds Coffehouse & Café
Fresh Grounds Coffeehouse & Café is the gathering place where guests enjoy great coffee, specialty drinks, and smiling faces. Each weekend they feature live music and daily guests can visit the Sans Moco Gallery & Studio upstairs.
Perk: The gallery exhibits art from local and regional artisans.
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