…But first…Coffee!

Where would any of us be without this wonderful little bean that brings us so much joy anytime of the day. Whether you are a coffee connoisseur or someone who is just needing a quick caffeine fix, the Space Coast has several shops for you to try not just any ol’ coffee, but some of the best brews that come with an experience.

So, if you are looking for a place to meet up with friends, somewhere to work and get inspiration, or a place where you can take a breather and savor a freshly brewed and crafted specialty drink as your kids play outside, here are some top recommendations:

Ossorio – Cocoa

Located in historic Cocoa Village, Ossorio offers a delicious blend of South American beans roasted on site by their coffee baristas along with fresh food, from pizza and sandwiches to salads, that you can enjoy any time of the day or night. Couple one of their specialty drinks with one or even two of their from scratch, hand-rolled pastries for a quick treat as you take a stroll down the historic streets of the village or watch your kids play outside in the Riverside Park the overlooks the Indian River Lagoon.


Juice N Java – Cocoa Beach

Along the downtown A1A stretch in famous Cocoa Beach sits Juice N Java, a gathering place for all ages and located close to the beach. You’ll find that you’ll feel right at home with their warm and friendly environment. With coffee beans freshly roasted on site, the options for what kind of brew you want that day ranges from classic espresso shots to specialty drinks. With a wide variety of foods to choose from to pair with your coffee drink of choice, any time of the day is a great time to stop on by. Live music will make this a place that you can dance the caffeine right off. And for those who don’t prefer coffee, they offer other thirst quenchers, like beer and wine.

 

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Wahoo Coffee Company – Cocoa Beach

Offering the largest selection of fair trade and organic gourmet coffee beans here on the Space Coast, Wahoo Coffee Company & Cafe is a great place to stop if you want an unforgettable experience. Located in the Mai Tiki Market, Wahoo serves air-roasted coffee, siphon brewed, so you’ll be sure to have the perfect cup that will not only satisfy your taste buds, but also keep you intrigued and wanting more.

Not sure what a siphon-brewed coffee is? Check out this video here. Once you’ve had a cup of Wahoo’s coffee, you’ll want to take some home with you. Local or not, you can order directly from them any time of the year and they offer free shipping on orders that are 3 lbs. or more.

 

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Bold Cup Coffee – Viera

If you want a unique craft coffee experience, then Bold Cup Coffee is your place. Located at The Avenue in Viera and minutes from USSSA Space Coast Stadium, this is perfect spot if you’re looking for an environment to unwind. Whether you need a break from your child’s baseball game at the stadium or a place to relax after spending a day at Brevard Zoo, Bold Cup provides the kind of atmosphere that will leave you relaxed and refreshed and ready to knock out the rest of your day.

This spot also has something for the little ones you may have with you, so stop by and pick one up to go as you shop around.


Anaya Coffee – Eau Gallie Arts District

Coupling the art of coffee with the artistic expression of the Eau Gallie Arts District is exactly what Anaya Coffee aims to do. By focusing on handcrafted coffee and espresso and fresh, organic, made-from-scratch daily eats, this little shop provides the perfect pick-me-up and a great way to enhance your day out and about as you tour the district and wall murals

 

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Open Mikes – Melbourne

What was an old music store has now evolved into hub that fuses live music, comedy, art, and most importantly coffee together under one roof. This is sure to not only be a one-of-a-kind experience for you, but you’ll enjoy some of the finest coffee brews and food that have tons of personality. This is the place for all you so-called “coffee snobs” or should we say coffee connoisseurs to come, get cozy, and savor the flavor from the drink of your choice. Not wanting coffee at night? This place also carries a wide selection of wines and beer on tap and in the bottle.  

 

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So, whether you are a local or a visitor, break out of your daily grind, treat yourself to a fresh cup o’ joe and tell us what your favorite spot was here on the Space Coast!

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