BY LAURA SCHOLZ
Who doesn’t like starting the day with a hot cup of joe? The caffeine jolt is worth it, but that $5 cup can quickly put a dent in your wallet. Save money and time by brewing your own at home with beans from these local shops.
Read more about coffee in Atlanta -- and dining in and around the city around the clock -- in the AJC Dining Guide, coming out Nov. 13 at myajc.com/dining.
Chattahoochee Coffee Co.
The original riverside location is a welcome oasis from the noise and chaos of other Atlanta coffee shops. The company, which sells Counter Culture beans, recently added a location on Atlanta’s Westside.
6640 Akers Mill Road, S.E., Atlanta, 770-955-0788; and 790 Huff Road, N.W., Atlanta, 470-225-6981, chattahoocheecoffee.com .
Chrome Yellow Coffee and Dry Goods
This husband-and-wife pop-up has set down permanent roots on Edgewood Avenue. It sells Stumptown Coffee, plus men’s and women’s clothing.
501 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, chromeyellowtradingco.com .
Dancing Goats Coffee Shop
With outposts in Decatur and Ponce City Market, this shop sells Batdorf and Bronson coffee, including the popular namesake blend.
650 North Ave., N.E., Atlanta, 404-874-0370; and 765 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, 404-874-3001, www.batdorfcoffee.com
The flagship Westside location has been meeting Atlanta’s coffee needs since 2003, with additional locations in Atlanta Tech Village, Grant Park and Krog Street Market.
1009-B Marietta St., Atlanta, 404-815-9886, octanecoffee.com
New to the Atlanta market, the New Orleans-based brewer recently set up shop in the Elan Apartments on the Westside.
691 14th St., Atlanta, revelatorcoffee.com
Spiller Park Coffee
Chef Hugh Acheson recently entered the Atlanta coffee game at Ponce City Market, which serves Intelligentsia.
675 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, spillerpark.com