A Guide to West Palm Beach Coffee Shops
Near and dear to the heart of downtown, this hallmark among West Palm Beach coffee shops showcases bold red accents, earnestly stocked bookshelves, white marble tabletops, wooden floorboards, communal workbenches, and an outdoor patio beloved for its colorful wall mural depicting Albert Einstein sitting on a rock and romantic light bulbs (occasionally umbrellas too) strung overhead. Moreover, Subculture intimately sources and roasts their coffee before thoughtfully crafting each beverage; they also have great food, unique baked goods, craft beer, and fine wines.
Located in the reimagined Warehouse District – home to a best-in-class food hall, innovative creative offices, experiential retailers, a brewery, and a distillery – Composition is an aesthetically gifted gem dappled with earthy tones, vibrant plants, ample seating arrangements, and trinket-adorned shelves. The attention to detail that has gone into designing this space with a 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.
Grown on the highest, mist-capped peak in Jamaica, Blue Mountain Coffee has become an internationally renowned delicacy known for its sweet, rich flavor and remarkable lack of bitterness. That being said, this adorable coffee house exclusively serves 100% Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, along with breakfast offerings like homemade organic pancakes, waffles, sandwiches, an assortment of German and Jamaican breads, and other pastries baked on-site.
Situated in Northwood Village – a hip neighborhood boasting restaurants, small galleries, and a monthly wine stroll – Harold’s functions as a haven for creatives, thanks to its mural-riddled facade, lush vegetation, live art exhibits, open mic nights, poetry slams, movie nights, live music performances, and the list goes on. From the house-made whip creams to the Kyoto-style ice brew and nitro brew on tap to their selection of organic coffee, baked goods (vegan options available), vegan sandwiches, pressed juices, beer, and wine, there’s a little something for everybody here, and any occasion, for that matter.
Loic Bakery offers guests coffees, teas, mimosas, and fresh baked French delicacies such as handmade croissants amidst chic industrial digs underscored by high ceilings, natural sunlight, plenty of furnishings, and amenities for a productive cafe day. Authentic as can be, it’s worth noting that before embarking upon his American dream in the kitchens of fine establishments speckled throughout South Florida’s shimmering shoreline, the chef behind this culinary bastion of excellence served as a paratrooper in the French army for almost two decades.
A stone’s toss from Clear Lake, Candid’s taproom carries a rotating selection of locally roasted coffees grown in their peak season, the well-thought-out strategy ensures guests have access to the world’s freshest java on a daily basis. They specialize in cold brew and have beautiful seasonal beverages combining delectable flavors like pumpkin spice and cookie butter foam.
Whether you’d like to sink into a comfy banquette and appreciate the company of loved ones over a steamy cup of joe, stop by for a snack while strolling along the nearby waterfront, or indulge in one of the delicious bowls from their lunch menu before getting back to work, whatever the case may be, Clematis Cafe has got you covered.
Snuggled amidst storefronts lining an unassuming strip mall on Okeechobee Boulevard and a recent addition to the ever-budding index of coffee shops in West Palm Beach, The Groves has a lively atmosphere accentuated by green walls, lots of plants, and numerous seating arrangements. In addition to caffeinated beverages, the friendly folks behind the counter prepare scrumptious pastries, tasty breakfast sandwiches, wraps, salads, acai bowls, and nutrient-rich smoothies.
If you truly love and appreciate the art of fine java, search no further than Pumphouse, which is passionate about intentionally roasting the world’s finest coffee beans in-house. The West Palm Beach location is one of the many vendors inside of Grandview Public Market – an industrial-style dining hall in the Warehouse District where you can taste food from around the world, and credit to these guys, drink the best specialty coffee.
Salento is a neat and relaxed hangout speckled with musical instruments, warm tones, cute crafts, and wooden tabletops; the staff maintains a unique selection of drinks made from Columbian coffee beans, tropical fruit smoothies, pressed sandwiches, natural fruit juices, and quick bites like empanadas, pastries, and avocado toast.
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