One of the great things about the Tampa Bay area is all of the independently owned business. Sure you could make a drive through run for a commercial cup of coffee but we recommend you take some time out to explore the area one cup of coffee at a time. Here are five independent coffee shops in Tampa Bay you need to check out.
The Library Coffeehouse
This coffee house located in South Tampa features a warm and cozy atmosphere with comfy arm chairs and tables to encourage conversation with friends. Their coffees aren’t one size fits all. They offer enhancements such as lavender, ginger, and cardamon. In addition to coffee, their menu features breakfast options, sandwiches, and salads. It received five stars on Google reviews.
http://thelibrarycoffeehouse.com/ | 3201 South Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, FL 33629
Buddy Brew Coffee
Buddy Brew Coffee features multiple locations throughout the area including two locations in Tampa and a coffee truck. Their website talks about their love for roasting the perfect cup of coffee made. Seating is limited but we hear it’s worth the wait for not only a solid cup of coffee but also to sample their menu.
http://www.buddybrew.com/ | Multiple locations
The Haus Coffee Shop
There are multiple options to choose from when selecting your cup of Joe, including grounds Buddy Brew Coffee. Reviewers boast about the music featured at the shop, the comfortable atmosphere, and of course the free WiFi. The shop also features a changing menu of breakfast and lunch options.
http://thehauscoffeeshop.com | 3690 East Bay Drive, Suite Y, Largo, FL 33771
Black Crow Coffee
Located in St. Petersburg’s historic district, the coffee shop features artisan craft coffees and teas. Their menu includes gluten-free and vegan-friendly options. The staff offers a frequent buyer card that’s reminiscent of a library card, they mark down your drinks and you’ll eventually receive a free drink.
http://blackcrowcoffeeco.com/ | 722 2nd Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Another multi-location, regional coffee house, Kahwa Coffee has a location in St. Petersburg. Customers rave about the excellent customer service, atmosphere, and outdoor seating that’s dog-friendly. The bake their own pastries and sell grounds for home use.
http://www.kahwacoffee.com/ | Multiple locations
Tell us about your favorite place to grab a cup of coffee in Tampa Bay!