Need a boost? Check out these metro Atlanta restaurants and coffee shops this weekend for National Coffee Day deals, and check out these coffee shops and restaurants and bars serving coffee drinks that have opened in the past year and are worth a try.
BrewAble Cafe. Located in the Alpharetta Community Center, this coffee shop primarily hires adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and offers a variety of drinks and snacks.
175 Roswell St., Alpharetta. brewablecafe.com/
Cafe Lucia. Look for a variety of coffee drinks from this spot near Piedmont Park, which opened earlier this year and also has locations in downtown Atlanta and Smyrna. Classics include au laits and mochas, with specialty drinks such as the Honey Bee and the Banana Split. The menu also features beer, wine and a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items.
205 12th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-500-2377, cafeluciaatl.com
Coffee & Ice Cream. The new collaboration between Queen of Cream and Revelator Coffee opened earlier this year at Lenox Square and serves up coffee, espresso, tea, ice cream and ice cream sundaes.
3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 205-703-0920, simon.com/mall/lenox-square/stores/revelator-coffee-company-queen-of-cream
The Corner Cup. This shop’s second location (the first is in Decatur), opened in Tucker late last year and offers a variety of specialty and seasonal coffee and espresso drinks, smoothies, juices and kombucha, as well as food from local purveyors including Emerald City Bagels and H&F Bread Company. The Corner Cup also hosts events including pet adoptions, music, book readings and yoga.
2380 Main St., Tucker. 770-674-1656, thecornercupcoffee.com/
Cultivate Coffee and Food. This combination coffee shop and cafe, which opened earlier this year, comes from Johnny Liu, the owner of Cafe at Pharr locations in Buckhead, West Midtown, Vinings and Miami Circle. Cultivate roasts its own coffee in-house for its coffee drinks and to be sold retail in 1-lb. bags. In addition to coffee drinks, Cultivate offer fraps, smoothies and specialty drinks, plus a full menu featuring dishes like its RumChata French toast.
1952 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-771-7557, cultivating.co/
Cupanions. This spot, which opened late last year, offers a variety of coffee and tea drinks as well as food.
4920 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 770-376-8940, cupanionscafe.com
Dairies Coffeehouse and Cold Brew Bar. Open in the Atlanta Dairies development since April, this spot includes a 14-tap cold brew bar with rotating specials and 14 custom beverage blends. Also on the beverage list are mocktails, milkshakes and frappes. The menu offers “clean eating” options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
777 Memorial Drive, Atlanta. 404-855-5190, coldbrewbar.com/
Dekalb Athletic Club. The latest venture from Victory Brands, the team behind LLoyd’s as well as two locations of Victory Sandwich Bar in Inman Park and Decatur, S.O.S Tiki Bar in Decatur and Little Trouble in West Midtown, DeKalb Athletic Club opened early this year in the Dickey mixed-use development. Expect to see espresso and drip coffee from Decatur-based Radio Roasters, as well as cubanos, cafecitos and coladas with Cuban coffee. The spot will start with a limited selection of extras including chai, sodas and sweet treats.
900 DeKalb Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-228-7226.
Docent Coffee. Open since late last year in the former Cafe + Velo space, Docent features a coffee roastery, as well as a retail coffee and cafe component that serves breakfast and lunch including bowls, toasts and sandwiches.
381 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-254-3267, docentcoffee.com/pages/menu
Fellows Cafe. This Roswell spot, which opened earlier this year in the location previously occupied by event space The Yellow House, is an all-day breakfast and brunch cafe offering coffee drinks as well as wine and beer and cocktails including a Cold Brew Negroni. Food options include gluten-free lemon ricotta pancakes served with berry compote, maple syrup, lemon zest and creme fraiche.
1088 Green St., Roswell. fellowscafe.com
Hodgepodge Coffeehouse. The second location of this East Atlanta coffee shop opened in April in Reynoldstown and offers the same menu as the original shop, including a variety of coffee drinks and pastries, minus lunch offerings and popovers. A third location is slated to open next year in Summerhill.
1 Moreland Ave. SE, Atlanta. hodgepodgecoffee.com/
RUMC Coffee House. This collaboration between Independent Grounds Cafe in Kennesaw and Roswell United Methodist Church opened in July and primarily hires adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The menu features hot and cold coffee drinks, frappes, smoothies, pastries and a few lunch items.
846 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. 678-243-5920, rumccoffeehouse.com/
Sweet Tooth Dessert Cafe. Though the focus is primarily on ice cream at this Phipps Plaza collaboration between Queen of Cream and Revelator Coffee, you’ll find several coffee options including cold brew, cortados and lattes.
3500 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 205-703-0920.
Valor Coffee. This pop-up opened its first brick-and-mortar location in September, and serves coffee drinks, along with items from Food Food, a concept from chef Tyler Williams, formerly of Husk and Woodfire Grill. In addition to the cafe, Valor plans to grow into a flagship roasting facility in North Fulton, followed by a second cafe inside the perimeter.
44 Milton Ave., Alpharetta. 706-452-3329, valor.coffee/
Wild Heaven Beer. The focus is on the beer at the second location of this Atlanta brewery in West End, but there’s something special for coffee lovers in the form of hot and cold coffee drinks and Tremolo, Wild Heaven’s nitro coffee collaboration with Atlanta’s Radio Roasters.
1010 White St. SW, Atlanta. wildheavenbeer.com/west-end
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