The Carolinas are beautiful in every way, from rolling mountains and foliage to sandy beaches and vacation spots. Whether you’re a local or someone visiting from out of town, there’s no better way to enjoy your morning cup of coffee than at a local coffee house with a welcoming Southern atmosphere. If you’re in town, consider one of these great coffee houses in the Carolinas.
Central Coffee Company (North Carolina)
Charlotte, North Carolina, is home to more than just NASCAR. Central Coffee Company is a beautiful neighborhood coffee house perfect for your morning cup of joe. Its standard coffee is Joe Van Gogh, a local brew based out of Hillsborough, North Carolina. Alongside your coffee, you can enjoy homemade baked goods, made fresh and from scratch daily. Central Coffee Company has two locations in Charlotte: Plaza Midwood and Southend.
Boardwalk Coffee House (South Carolina)
If you’ve ever been to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, you know the views of the water are breathtaking. Boardwalk Coffee House lets you enjoy those beautiful ocean views while sipping your morning cup of coffee. True to its name, the coffee house is right on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and has a vacation-worthy atmosphere. You can opt for your favorite iced or hot coffee, sip on a fresh smoothie or enjoy a hot lunch or delicious pastry while breathing in the saltwater air.
DeBeen Espresso (North Carolina)
Right outside of downtown High Point is a small, locally-owned coffee house called DeBeen Espresso. Shortened to DeBeen, the coffee shop serves homemade baked goods, delicious brewed coffee and has an at-home atmosphere. There are tables scattered throughout the shop, perfect for those looking for a place to work or study — the local university is only a few miles away. Artwork decorates the walls and DeBeen hosts events year-round, with everything from open mic nights to art shows.
Kudu Coffee and Craft Beer (South Carolina)
The city of Charleston, South Carolina, is known for its beautiful views and historic areas. When you’re in town, you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer at Kudu Coffee and Craft Beer. It has dozens of coffee-based beverages to choose from and breakfast baked goods galore. Not to mention, sandwiches and vegan options are available during lunch hours. If you’re there further into the evening, the shop stays true to its name with wine and craft beer on tap.
Sola Coffee Café (North Carolina)
If you’re looking for a coffee house willing to mix it up a little, Sola Coffee Café is the place to be. This café, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, has your traditional café and espresso bar, but it also adds a bit extra into the mix. Alongside traditional pastries and baked goods, the Sola Coffee Café serves a full menu, including pizza, sandwiches, omelets and salads. There is also a wide variety of gluten free and vegan options for those with dietary restrictions.
Delicious food and smooth coffee are two essential parts of any morning. Next time you’re in the Carolinas, consider one of these local coffee houses.
This article is presented by Rick Hendrick BMW Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.