A Guide to Overland Park Coffee Shops
Snuggled at the base of an upscale apartment building, this jewel among Overland Park coffee shops provides guests an elegant modern ambiance underscored by comfy suede blue chairs, white marble tabletops, wooden floorboards, metallic gold accents, portrait adorned walls, and lots of natural sunlight. The delightful balance of charm and utility makes it an easy go-to for daytime meetings with colleagues, long overdue coffee dates, or solo study sessions
If you truly love and appreciate the art of fine java, search no further, as Parisi has won the World Barista Championship (one of only two companies in the United States to do so at the time) and employs two CQI Licensed Q Graders, one retired CQI Licensed Q Grader, World Barista Championship judges, and baristas who have been featured on the cover of Barista magazine.
Near and dear to the heart of downtown, for over 20 years, the friendly folks behind the counter here have been serving thoughtfully crafted coffee amidst roomy digs dappled with an abundance of seating arrangements, artwork, and the occasional splash of orange. Whether you’d like to appreciate the company of loved ones over a steamy cup of joe, groove to the tunes of a local musician, or set up in a corner and get things done, whatever the case may be, Homer’s has got you covered.
Nestled in an unassuming strip mall on Metcalf Avenue, this aesthetically-gifted gem features an abundance of crafty wooden chairs, minimalistic white walls, trendy light fixtures, a high exposed ceiling, neat merch, and amenities for a productive cafe day. Rest assured, their diligently sourced java is taken as seriously as their picturesque decor, moreover, Pilgrim also offers flavorful housemade syrups, scrumptious pastries (gluten-free options available), burritos, sandwiches, and oatmeal.
For all those Instagram connoisseurs of cuteness, Jinkies carries bright and bubbly retro vibes accentuated by elements of 70s nostalgia, minimalistic walls lined with iconic pop posters and vinyl records, ample seating, and touches of greenery. The groovy decor serves as an accomplice to delicious signature beverages like the famous Cookie Dough Latte and the refreshing Here Comes The Sun, which is an orange hinted sparkling raspberry hibiscus tea.
Conveniently located just off I-435, McLain’s Market has an immersive bohemian atmosphere showcasing earthy tones, vibrant verdure, chic furnishings, a nice covered patio area, speedy WiFi, delectable confections, and last but certainly not least, artisan java.
Stepping through the front door of Brew Haha reveals a home away from home speckled with comfy armchairs, wooden tabletops, lots of plants, and art pieces. They have on hand fresh gourmet coffee that’s been roasted in-house, pastries baked fresh every morning, and delicious monthly drinks such as August’s Salted Caramel Cold Brew, a delightfully refreshing, perfectly balanced, sweet and salty treat, to perk you up on a hot Summer day.
Mud Pie Bakery serves 100% plant-based pastries including but not limited to muffins, donuts, crumb cakes, and pop tarts! They have an intimately sized lounge area with several seating arrangements where visitors can mingle with friends and complement a soul-stirring cup of morning joe with sweet one-of-a-kind delicacies.
A spark of Texas pioneer spirit led to the wood-fired coffee Summer Moon offers. Having burst onto the scene from their hometown of Austin, this brand, perhaps cherished most for its unique approach to small, hand-roasted batches of the finest beans over seasoned oak, has spread like wildfire. Rather than basic cream, ask for Moon Milk – a sweet, creamy milk made with seven secret ingredients – with your latte.
Situated near several sprawling sports complexes, Revocup is a relaxed hangout with single-origin coffee and espresso that is roasted fresh in-house. The staff maintains a tempting selection of caffeinated beverages, fruit smoothies, and baked goods.
Scooter’s Coffee is a drive-thru franchise that has been serving world-class coffee for more than 20 years. The menu features an array of specialty espresso beverages, single-origin coffee, fruit smoothies, Red Bull Infusions, Cold Brew, baked-from-scratch pastries, and savory breakfast options ranging from breakfast burritos to hot sandwiches. The Caramelicious is their signature drink, you can’t go wrong with ordering this rich, velvety, caramel treat.
This rapidly blossoming java business started out in 1998 as a single drive-thru coffeehouse in Bellevue, Nebraska clinging to the following principles: find a great location and stay committed to high-quality drinks, speed of service, and a BIG smile. Since those humble beginnings, Scooter’s has grown to over 300 locations in 21 states across the nation!
Caribou has stores throughout Kansas, and you may have spotted one of their Overland Park coffee shops in a Hy-Vee grocery store near you. Along with mochas, lattes, and bubble teas, they got toasted bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and baked treats.
If you enjoyed this guide to the best Overland Park coffee shops, check out our list of the Top 10 Coffee Shops in Lawrence!
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