Best Indie Coffee
Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii
Bad Ass Coffee (239-213-0527) on Third Street South uses only fresh-roasted Hawaiian coffee beans. For the best it gets, order the 100 percent Kona coffee in either medium or dark roast. Take a comfy seat in its inviting, surfing-and-tiki-themed coffee salon to slowly savor the flavors of purist black coffee and espresso, or lattes and specialty drinks, such as a grasshopper or apple pie latte, Monkey Mocha (dark chocolate and banana) or almond mocha (coconut, almond and dark chocolate). The menu also offers teas, smoothies, shakes, frozen lattes, muffins, cinnamon rolls, breakfast sandwiches and ice cream.
5th Avenue Coffee Company & 6th Street Diner
This friendly neighborhood coffee shop has been a longtime downtown fixture. The corner shop serves up all varieties of hot and cold coffee and tea plus a complete menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner salads and sandwiches. (5thavncoffeeco.com, 239-261-5757)
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