There’s just something about a trip to a new place that begs for an experience at a local coffee shop. They’re often the hub of communities, where friends gather, conversations happen, and caffeine flows freely. These are some of the most well-known coffee shops in the St. Cloud Area – and beyond! Plus, don’t forget to celebrate National Coffee Day on September 28th with a trip to one of these great shops.
If you’re like us, you enjoy doing what the locals do when you travel, which often means drinking what the locals drink! These shops (and carts, and trucks) are all locally owned and unique to the Greater St. Cloud area. Give them a taste the next time you need your caffeine fix!
A full service restaurant with menu items including sandwiches and flatbread pizzas, plus a great selection of unique coffee flavors! Often a venue for live music, local artwork, and other events throughout the year.
Located in Sauk Rapids, this laid back coffee shop includes food on their menu as well as ice cream, smoothies, blended coffee drinks and more. The perfect place to relax and unwind!
This St. Joseph staple is known for their menu that features locally sourced food items from all over the area. This shop is a favorite of college kids as well as live music fans, local artisans, and anyone else who just loves a good cup of coffee!
Another mobile coffee shop, Adventure Coffee is a food truck style shop with a full menu of delicious coffee and often some unique baked goods from Backwards Bread Co. to pair with your drinks. Track them down using their website!
Opened in September 2021 in Sauk Rapids, Copper Pony is a home decor, accessory, fragrance, and gift store with an in-house cafe serving up seasonal drinks, yummy treats, and more. Give yourself a couple of hours to experience this one fully!
Located inside of Gruber’s Quilt Shop, this cafe has all of your favorite coffee staples plus a rotation of delicious baked goods, lunch specials, and more – the perfect way to end a shopping trip!
This modern, comfortable cafe proudly serves up Starbucks coffee. Perfect for grabbing coffee before a conference, meeting with clients, or simply fueling up as you head out the door.
This is a locally owned coffee shop serving a full line of espresso beverages, coffees, teas, and other beverages as well as housemade baked goods. They focus on quality of ingredients so that you can treat yourself better! All are welcome at Korppi Coffee + Bakeshop.
Kinder Coffee Lab started out as a home delivery coffee bean company, and in February 2022 they opened their coffee shop. Not only can you shop their locally roasted blends like the St. Germain Dark Roast, Wobegon Medium Roast, and Munsinger Light Roast online here, but you can now get them brewed fresh at their adorable new shop.
Worth the Trip
Whether you’re in the mood for a road trip or just looking to try something new, these tasty coffee shops have delicious menus, fun atmospheres, and much more to enjoy!
This locally owned coffee shop in Sartell serves up delicious coffeehouse favorites as well as unique specialties in a trendy, cozy environment. They even have coffee flights!
Located in Cold Spring, MN this shop offers a full coffee menu, baked goods, sandwiches, and even a drive through!
This Avon, MN coffee shop also has great gift items from local artisans, clothing that is branded with area lakes, and a funky vintage vibe!
BoHo Cafe is located inside of Art in Motion, an art gallery located along the Lake Wobegon Trail in Holdingford. The perfect pitstop during a day of biking the trail – or the perfect destination for art & coffee lovers!
Sometimes you just need your old standby. Don’t worry, Greater St. Cloud has the brands you know.
- Caribou Coffee
- Dunn Brother’s
- Panera Bread
- Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Capital One Cafe
- Scooter’s Coffee