'Coffee shops don't just serve coffee. They provide comfortable places for meeting with friends or coworkers, catching up on work, or even just reading a good book. These top coffee shops in Rochester, Minnesota are each unique in their own way. Enjoy exploring them!
With two locations in the Rochester area, you're not far from Moka if you need it. Moka's menu offers great variety. When you're in the mood for a hot beverage, you can order coffee, espresso, tea, and tea lattes. Their iced beverages include espresso, coffee, and tea, and they also offer blended drinks like shakes, smoothies, and chaippuccinos as well as a fitness menu with offerings like detox sport tea and banana protein smoothies. When you're in a rush, you can grab a 96-oz. Coffee To-Go Box!
Cafe Steam is a locally-owned, independent coffee shop and is just a short walk from the Mayo Clinic in downtown Rochester. If you're an art lover, you'll definitely love the atmosphere at Cafe Steam as they showcase local artists and musicians. A full coffee menu is available as well as tea, cider, and hot chocolate
3. Dunn Brothers 1340 Salem Rd SW 100 1st Ave SW 2 120 Elton Hills Dr NW
Wherever you’re in Rochester, you're never too far from a Dunn Brothers Coffee Shop. In addition to specialty drinks, they also offer a full breakfast and lunch menu. Breakfast is served all day long at Dunn Brothers, so it's never too late in the day for a breakfast burrito, an egg & cheese English muffin, or a bowl of hearty oatmeal. They also offer handmade sandwiches, fresh salad, soups of the day, and tempting desserts.
There are so many Caribou Coffee shops around Rochester that we didn't list them all here. Caribou is a great go-to coffee shop for whenever you need a perk-me-up and you can join their Caribou Perks rewards club to receive free rewards when you earn points. As we head into summer, try Caribou Coffee's cold drinks: Caribou Coolers, fruit & yogurt smoothies, tea lattes, and sparkling teas and juices.
What are your favorite coffee shops in Rochester? Leave your suggestions in the comments below.