Pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks are great and all, but if you’ve been looking for a new place to satisfy your caffeine craving, these five coffee shops are sure to hit the spot.
Avenue Brew has a massive drink menu to select from that features items such as frappes, chai lattes and caramel macchiatos. They also serve all-day breakfast and lunch with a variety of options from omelets and pancakes to paninis and wraps.
Coffee Emporium can be found in two locations, Over-the-Rhine or Hyde Park. Its drink menu includes hot and cold drinks like espressos or americanos as well as cold brew coffee and iced lattes. The shop serves all day breakfast and lunch with options such as pastries, bagels, sandwiches and salads.
Over-the-Rhine: 110 E. Central Parkway, Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Hyde Park: 3316 Erie Ave., Monday-Friday 6 a.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Cheapside Café serves drinks such as drip coffee and espresso chinotto as well as all day breakfast and lunch. Try something unique such as a smoked salmon sandwich for breakfast or a muffaletta sandwich (smoked ham, salami, olive salad and provolone) for lunch. If you’re not feeling as adventurous, the shop also has more common options such as challah French toast or a smoked turkey sandwich.
326 E. Eighth St., Downtown, Monday-Sunday 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Press on Monmouth
Press on Monmouth features a drink menu with many options from hot drinks such as the espresso macchiato or French press, to cold options such as the iced café white mocha and iced café latte. Also serving breakfast and lunch, its specialties include the salmon breakfast sandwich, strawberry shortcake waffles and the Rueben sandwich.
421 Monmouth St. Newport, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Carabello Coffee has an extensive drink menu. Hot drinks include macchiatos and cappuccinos. Cold drinks include iced chai lattes and cold brewed iced coffees. The shop also has simple breakfast options like pastries, oatmeal and yogurt with granola.
107 East Ninth St., Newport, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.