Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket are home to a wonderful array of coffee
shops ranging from comfy and cozy to funky and eclectic. Whether you are looking
for a spot to grab a cup of iced joe on your way to the beach, meeting friends to
chat and sip coffee, or seeking a quiet spot to read a book while sipping a cup
of your favorite flavored java, you are bound to find the ideal place on the Cape
The Chatham Coffee Company features locally
roasted coffees, plenty of comfortable seating, free WiFi, their famous cupcake
bar, and open mic nights on Sunday afternoons. If you are looking for a real coffee
house experience, the Chatham Coffee Company may have just what you are looking
Daily Brew in Cataumet provides a comfortable,
homey atmosphere while you are sipping your coffee. With a variety of seating options,
which include high top tables overlooking the front lawn, a seat in the loft upstairs,
or out back on the deck, there is not a bad seat in the house. So plan to relax
and hang out for a while sipping and eating at Daily Brew.
Hot Chocolate Sparrow is one of the most popular
spots in Orleans. Known for their delicious espresso, ”the Sparrow” is where you
can grab a quick cup of coffee or linger while sipping and working on your laptop.
Great coffee, great atmosphere, and great aromas, including their amazing home-made
chocolates in every shape and flavor!
On the Vineyard? Edgartown’s Espresso Love is the place for
early morning or late night coffee. Located just off Main Street and offering free
WiFi, there are indoor and outdoor seating areas providing plenty of space to read
your paper, chat with friends, or work on your laptop. With a wide variety of drinks
(including beer and wine) and food to choose from, you may find yourself coming
in for a quick breakfast and coffee and end up staying for lunch or even dinner.
Looking for coffee nirvana? Head to Nirvana Coffee Company in Barnstable.
There you will find a full gourmet coffee bar, delicious food, and some very comfortable
chairs and couches for relaxing. In the winter, enjoy your coffee in front of the
roaring fire. You will come for one cup of coffee, but most likely will stay for
The Wired Puppy in Provincetown was recently
named 'Best Coffee Shop' winner by Cape Cod Life Magazine's Best of Cape Cod & the
Islands. In addition to their delicious coffee drinks, the café is conducive to
setting up your laptop and getting to work or surfing the internet. The bright,
cheery atmosphere and tasty coffee is bound to bring a smile to your face.
Here's a new one in 2015 - Welcome to Brewster, The Snowy Owl. Coffee is their passion, and this is apparenet as soon as you walk in. The aroma, the atmosphere and the smiling baristas will awaken you before you even take a sip of the excellent (fancy) coffee. There's a comfortable, relaxed sitting area. Pastries, teas, freshed squeezed juices, homemade soups also available. Herbalist is still on site with products in the back.
Downyflake on Nantucket is reminiscent of a coffee shop from days passed.
No internet, no espresso, just good, strong coffee that is meant to have a doughnut
dunked into it. The Downyflake has been supplying coffee and their home-made doughnuts
to locals and visitors for over 60 years. Fast service, good food, warm and relaxing
atmosphere. Open April through February.
Where is your favorite place for coffee on Cape Cod, Nantucket, or Martha’s Vineyard?
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This is just a sampling of coffee shops in the area. For a complete listing of spots
to grab a cup of coffee, go to: Cape Cod and Islands Coffee Shops