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Slip inside the cozy flagship shop of this local Bay City roaster, named Michigan's best by Food & Wine.
Savor an always-fresh lineup of single-origin coffees that spotlight the rare characteristics of different growing regions, plus a handful of flagship blends. Try a cup of their Ethiopia Tega & Tula (citrusy with soft floral aromas and notes of caramel) or warm up with seasonals like the Salted Caramel Cardamom Latte.Read More +
Sipping inside or out on the patio where a fire's always crackling in the chimenea — you'll find the vibes inviting here and the provisions and pours delicious.
Linger over hand-poured coffee and specialty drinks infused with house-made syrups. Order the Gingerbread Latte with caramel, molasses, and ginger or the Sugar Latte with brown sugar, cinnamon, and rosemary. More in the mood for a boozy brunch? This spot serves mimosas made with fresh-squeezed juice all day!Read More +
Enjoy locally roasted specialty coffee and handcrafted drinks prepared with house-made syrups at two shops: one in Midtown Midland and the other in Uptown Bay City.
Taste exceptional flavor at this shop pouring only specialty-grade, sustainably sourced coffee, locally roasted in-house.
The Loch Coffee Co. (Midland) Artisanal coffee, organic loose-leaf tea, and specialty sodas are just a taste of this place "serving the finest brew to the finest folk." Grab made-to-order waffles or scratch-made donuts — and pair with a Lavender Pistachio Latte, or a Maple & Brown Sugar one.
Espresso Express Coffee House Presents Beatles and Beans Coffee Emporium (Bay City) Cash-only coffee house covered in Beatles memorabilia. Check out 5,000+ 45s that line the ceiling while you sip!
dawn of a new day coffeehouse & cafe (Saginaw) Riverfront Saginaw cafe serving fair-trade, organic coffee in an inviting atmosphere, with walls lined by the work of local artists. Try the Blended Almond Latte!
Red Eye (Saginaw) Cozy, brick-lined community coffee shop, hosting everything from poetry readings to art exhibitions. Sample five drip coffees daily, plus drinks from mochas to lattes.
Harvest Coffeehouse & Beanery (Frankenmuth) Main Street Frankenmuth go-to, serving all from classic cups to seasonal lattes. When in Little Bavaria? Try the Bavarian Breve with German chocolate and espresso!
Coffee Chaos (Midland) Coffee house offering everything from mochas and lattes to espresso — even organic teas. Try the Chaos Mocha with white chocolate and swirls of caramel, paired with a muffin or scone.
Cafe Zinc (Midland) Modern bistro with an in-house French pastry chef. Choose baked-fresh-daily breads, scones, and assorted pastries from the display case and enjoy by the roaring fire with your coffee or tea.
Honey B's Eatery (Frankenmuth) Scratch-made, sustainable eats in an inviting atmosphere. Try the Chorizo + Brussels Hash or the Southern Benny (braised pork and poached egg on a buttermilk biscuit), with your choice of daily dark or medium roast.
La Crepe du Jour Creperie & Cafe (Frankenmuth) Parisian-inspired cafe serving sweet and savory street-style crepes. Order the Banana Nutella and a latte!
Crepes et Amis (Midland) Sweet and savory, fresh-to-order crepes — with two-dozen coffees and specialty lattes. Try the Chai Latte with a S'more Crepe (marshmallow, Nutella, and graham cracker crumble).
N'Orlins Beignets & Coffee (Frankenmuth) Louisiana-style beignets, served piping-hot with a generous dusting of powdered sugar. Pair this tasty Southern treat with a cup of their signature Big Easy Blend!
Mid-century modern lounge with an elaborate menu of hot or iced loose-leaf teas. Try a Matcha Latte made with leaves grown on an organic tea farm in Japan, or a London Fog Tea Latte with house-made lavender syrup. Fresh-daily treats like the savory Gruyere Bacon Scone make this the perfect place to cozy in for a cup!Read More +
Not your typical tea-drinking experience, take tea during a Traditional Tea Ceremony (Chanoyu) inside one of North America's most authentic tea houses — offered the second Saturday of each month.Read More +
A Great Lakes Bay native, Blair is the Founder at Brandscape — a boutique creative company specializing in content. Her favorite part? Sharing stories about the Pure Michigan places she loves!