Looking for a cozy place to relax with friends, find a quiet nook to do some work, or just grab a cup of joe on the go? Serving locally crafted beverages, bakery items, and more artisan delights, these are just a selection of coffee shops around Racine County to get you through the daily grind.
321 Main St., Downtown Racine
Abrazo, which means "embrace," lives up to its name as this coffee shop embraces the perfect hub for all of your studying, working and event needs. Abrazo offers a variety of coffees, teas, and fresh blended juices and smoothies as well as pastries from local bakeries.
The Branch at 1501
1501 Washington Ave., Uptown Racine
The Branch at 1501 is not only a local favorite place to enjoy a coffee and plug away at work, but it's also a beautifully restored historic bank that transforms into a stunning event venue. An Esperanza Coffee Collective Drive Thru is located in the former bank drive-thru. We highly recommend attending one of their special event nights with everything ranging from painting to live music and poetry. Pop in and take a picture in front of the restored vault when you're done with your to-do list!
256 E. Chestnut St., Burlington
Café B offers homemade bakery daily with some family recipes that have been passed down for decades. Chocolate cake, scones and turnovers are always available along with daily or weekly specials. Café B has a variety of specialty coffee drinks and teas to make your beverage your way. Have a seat and enjoy a hot cup of coffee or order your caffeine fix to go.
The Coffee House at Chestnut & Pine
492 N. Pine St., Burlington
The Coffee House at Chestnut & Pine opens early and stays up late. The cafe is a space for the community to gather in conversation. Enjoy their popular Open Mic Night every Thursday and live music on the weekends. A full menu of specialty sandwiches, flatbreads, small plates, and bakery items is available daily.
201 W. Main St., Rochester
Located at the corner of Highways D and W, DW Coffee is an authentic cafe proudly serving the Rochester area. Their goal is to bring the community together one sip at a time. DW Coffee offers a variety of seasonal coffee drinks, bakery and sandwiches as well as gift items.
Divino Gelato Cafe Racine
245 Main St., Downtown Racine
Divino Gelato Cafe Racine is the perfect Main Street spot. Pop in for the freshest variety of gelato, coffee, or a quick bite. The building holds quite a history, as it was home to the historic Bijou Theater at the turn of the century. Immerse yourself with the mezzanine level for a great perspective and a quiet chat. Their French macarons and bubble teas are also a must-try. Stop by on an evening when they host live music and local acts for an even more memorable experience.
29134 Evergreen Dr., #400, Waterford
Java Jo'z is where the neighborhood goes. Grab a piece of delicious Grebe's Bakery or a gluten-free bakery item to complement your hot drink, loose leaf tea, iced and blended drink, or smoothie. Use their convenient drive-thru or visit and stay awhile. There is a fireplace for indoor coziness and a back gathering room to sit with friends or enjoy a good book.
The Main Project & Café
1014 State St., Racine
The Main Project & Café is more than just a coffee shop. Its mission is to uplift and offer after-school programs and services for local youth and families. The Main Project & Café is where the community comes together as they offer many youth programs, provide space for local community groups and private events, feature yoga and craft classes, and hold pop-up shops for small businesses. They offer a variety of coffee drinks and smoothies, homemade Belgium waffles with a variety of toppings, a daily lunch menu, and homemade sweets from Classie's Creations. They also operate Main Project Café & Training Grounds inside Racine County Workforce Solutions, 1717 Taylor Ave., Racine.
Mocha Lisa Coffeehouse
2825 4 1/2 Mile Rd., Racine
Mocha Lisa Coffeehouse delivers high-quality coffees, espresso drinks, teas, baked goods, and more in a cozy and more intimate setting than larger chains. A 100-year-old farmhouse in Caledonia has been renovated to resemble the quaintness of Door County coffeehouses. Mocha Lisa is a play on the famous masterpiece, but also hints to the coffeehouse's more artsy side of their business. Mocha Lisa provides unique gifts made by local artists and crafts people, and annually hosts Art in the Yard and a holiday open house.
Wilson's Coffee & Tea
3306 Washington Ave., West Racine
Wilson's Coffee & Tea is West Racine's number one spot for the best locally sourced coffee and tea while providing a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all. As a bonus for receiving a unique Racine experience, Wilson's is conveniently located between two of Racine's kringle bakeries, Bendsten's and Larsen!