A Guide to Park City Coffee Shops
Located across from the Town Lift, this hallmark among Park City coffee shops offers guests an enchanting combination of sophistication and comfort, with its cozy reading nooks, row upon row of new and used books, art-adorned walls, and eclectic selection of unique gifts. Atticus serves thoughtfully crafted beverages using locally roasted Millcreek Coffee, direct-sourced loose leaf teas, smoothies, bagels, burritos, and baked goods (vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options available). Moreover, they are committed to donating a percentage of all sales to regional charities and non-profits.
Stroll too fast down Main and you may just miss what can certainly be considered one of Park City’s most aesthetically gifted hidden gems. The intimately sized Pink Elephant is tucked within a trendy boutique called Prospect and can be discovered up a set of stairs. Aside from meticulously brewed coffee, the folks behind the counter here carry house-made almond milk, organic milks, cold brew, kombucha on tap, organic cold-pressed juices made in-house from Land Juice, chocolate, and scrumptious pastries.
Conveniently situated off I-80, in Kimball Junction, Park City Coffee Roaster features warm tones, ample wooden furnishings, and the tantalizing aroma of coffee that’s been expertly roasted in small batches in-house; the staff similarly maintains a tempting selection of acai bowls, superfood smoothies, baked goods, and lite breakfast bites like burritos and sandwiches.
Snuggled amidst the gorgeous buildings lining Main, Java Cow is cherished by locals and visitors alike for its incredible all-natural ice cream that is homemade on site, moreover, the kitschy decor, massive cow replica, and fun vibes brighten everyone’s day. Their traditional and unique coffee beverages are made with Caffe Ibis, a local family-owned coffee roaster crafting mountain-grown roasts that are Triple Certified, Organic, Fair Trade, and Smithsonian Shade Grown “Bird-Friendly.”
Whether you’d like to sink into a couch or armchair and appreciate the company of loved ones over a steamy cup of joe, set up near the window and soak in sweeping, majestic views of the mountains, or silently work amidst an environment graced with a delightful balance of comfort and modern utility, whatever the case may be, Hugo has got you covered. On a conscientious note, the company’s mission is to save animals by roasting and selling fantastic fair-trade, organic java, thus 10% of profits are donated to animal rescues quarterly.
Founded by locals, this adorable abode delivers the ideal pick-me-up before taking advantage of the natural beauty that attracts so many to the area – it’s also the only drive-thru operation among Park City coffee shops. That being said, along with a range of caffeinated beverages and smoothies, they’ve got breakfast foods and tasty snacks.
This award-winning small batch bean-to-bar cafe has a rich experience for those with a sweet tooth, visitors can get a sneak peek into how their chocolate is made using old-world methods while sampling the unique flavors of different single-origin offerings. Furthermore, Ritual’s menu features hot chocolates, decadent sipping chocolate, a full espresso drink selection, house-made confections highlighting certain chocolates, chocolate bars, and now, craft beer and fine wine.
Occupying a beautiful storefront on Main, Harvest provides more of a restaurant experience than that of a traditional coffee shop, none-the-less the baristas here have on-hand fair-trade and custom-made java beans and pour their love into every shot of espresso and every jug of frothy milk. As far as culinary excellence is concerned, many ingredients are sourced from local farmers and small-scale producers, to ultimately be turned into delicious, picture-perfect dishes that reflect the season, the location, and current inspiration.
Park City Desserts has been serving gluten-free, vegan, and paleo pastries in the surrounding community for several years and recently moved into its new venue in the Rockwell Listening Room – a flexible office club solution for entrepreneurs, small business owners, individuals, and anyone needing a short term location to work, meet, collaborate, and unwind.
Having both worked in adaptive recreation, Taylor and Katie saw the need for more job opportunities for individuals with disabilities, so they opened Lucky Ones in March of 2018, which is nestled inside the Park City Library and has a bright joyous atmosphere, an abundance of seating arrangements, and immediate access to untold literary satisfaction.
Daily Rise has been promoting positive energy in Northern Utah since 2004 and its Park City presence resides within “The Market” grocery store on Snow Creek Drive. This java stand is dedicated to only using premium ingredients and providing 100% all-natural products wherever possible – rest assured, the syrups, coffee, tea, smoothies, and other ingredients are top of the line.
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