It's a magical thing when you can experience art and coffee together.
Check out these 10 local coffee shops that are expressing their creativity in different and unique ways!
Every door, wall and floorboard is adorned with art at this cool coffeehouse in Hamilton. The Fringe also offers more than great lattes and a street-art gallery; it also serves as a holistic re-entry program for citizens recently released from prison. Their lively and welcoming atmosphere has a heavy focus in art and music, and how those forms of expression can be therapeutic.
Grab a handcrafted coffee or tea, and relax at Triple Moon in their peaceful atmosphere. Read a book from the lending library, play one of the games off their shelves, or just sit down to chill in this boho-chic shop in Middletown.
Find coffee, sandwiches and desserts at this eclectic coffee shop on Main Street in Hamilton. With a large number of creative flavor combos, it's hard to go wrong. Try a Turtle Blanco, Pot o' Gold or Thin Mint Latte while chatting with friends on their back patio that overlooks a vibrant mural.
This full service coffee boutique in West Chester is known for their handcrafted sauces and syrups that are made fresh in-house. Their coffee beverages are always high-quality, and the atmosphere is always cozy and inviting! CAVU also offers organic teas from Rishi, smoothies, and a variety of fresh baked goods either made in-house or from local woman-owned businesses.
Kofenya is a local favorite in Oxford for craft coffees and craft beers! Pronounced koh-fehn-yah, this coffee shop prides itself on it's quality and welcoming atmosphere. Settle in on one of their huge sofas or theatre chairs to spend a morning in this charming shop.
People continue to fall in love with Fairfield Coffee & Goods everyday. On top of their speciality lattes— available hot, iced or blended— Fairfield Coffee always has a selection of fresh pastries, homemade baked goods, and a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and paninis. Full of local love and pride, this shop is super community focused with a “Pay it Forward” program to help spread the love!
Also a popular stop along the Butler County Donut Trail, this donut and coffee shop is known for their caffeine combinations, made with their in-house roasted coffee blends. The owners love to do themed lattes and frappes— especially for Harry Potter fans! Don't miss out on their maple donuts either... made with maple syrup from their family's farm here in Ohio.
Head to Bella Sweets Bakery for a variety of flavorful creations— delicious gelato, pastries and espresso. This charming bakery is an array of vibrant colors, sweet aromas, and decadent flavors. Try the snickerdoodle latte, pecan rolls, or ask the barista for a seasonal menu to try something new!
Cold brew coffee flights? Yes, please! State Street Coffee in Trenton is most well-known for their incredible coffee and espresso flight options— a fun and popular way to see what you like and share with a friend. The photo above features a Cold Brew Flight with four delicious coffees; State Street Cold Brew, Vanilla Cold Brew with Cream, Cold Brew with Sweet Cream, and Cold Brew with Sweet Cold Foam.
Locally and independently owned, Coffee Cup Overflowing is a community oriented coffee shop in Hamilton. They aim to provide a relaxing and productive environment for all customers, all while serving delicious coffees too. Their menu is full of delicious flavors for iced coffee, lattes, frozen lattes, espresso and more. You can also find a selection of smoothies, teas, and breakfast food items.