But First, Coffee: 5 Statesboro Cafés to Get Your Fix

It’s a perfect morning here in Statesboro. You’ve just woken up peacefully to a view of the sunrise over charming downtown. You’ve got an action-packed day ahead of you. The only thing that can make this better is a deliciously crafted coffee and perhaps a pastry on the side from one of our favorite local spots.

Whether you’re off to explore a nearby state park, visit animals at the local wildlife center, hunt for antique treasures downtown, or sing and dance at an outdoor concert, one thing is for certain, you’re going to want a coffee first!

1

A Passion for Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee at Cool Beanz Espresso Bar

Photo: Cool Beanz Facebook

Owner David Hoyle opened Cool Beanz Espresso Bar to unite his love of the Statesboro community and his coffee-making passion. Cool Beanz is a staple for Statesboro locals, and its location on South Main Street proves it irresistible to those walking past the cozy storefront.

Since its opening, Cool Beanz has become a popular local spot in its deep-rooted connection with the community. You’ll feel right at home in this eclectic shop with decorative brick walls, warm lighting, comfortable sofas and a rustic feel.

Surprise yourself with the ever-changing brew of the day, or try their signature cold brew; roasted and brewed in-house. Whatever it is you’re searching for, Cool Beanz is the perfect corner shop to start your day off right!

2

A Creative Spirit

Coffee Latte and Muffin at Sugar Magnolia Coffeehouse

If you can’t tell yet, we take our coffee pretty seriously around here. So, it’s only right we point you to the experts at Sugar Magnolia Coffeehouse. Lean into their creative spirit and add different flavors like lavender, white chocolate or toffee nut to your coffee of choice.

This community go-to is always packed with regulars grabbing their favorite specialty coffee and a fresh pastry from the bakery. If you’re not so coffee-crazed, take advantage of their other items like protein smoothies, teas and more. 

When it comes to serving coffee with a side of something tasteful, Sugar Magnolia is the master. Did your favorite musician keep you up last night in concert and you overslept? You’re in luck! They serve all-day breakfast, so you won’t have to skip out on a bagel or breakfast sandwich. Plan to grab a table and sit for a savory meal here at least once while you’re in town. 

3

Giving Back

Latte and a muffin at a cafe

Photo: Three Tree Coffee Facebook

This is a must-visit stop to get your caffeine fix in when visiting Statesboro. Three Tree Coffee Roasters relies on the universal love of coffee to make the community a better place. Contributing to their cause is as easy as ordering a cup of coffee during your stay. They serve rich, traditional coffees with house-made Eastern European kolaches and more. 

Three Tree first sold coffee at the Statesboro’s farmers market each Saturday. Then in 2015, their first location opened right here in Statesboro, with a three-prong mission to better the world around it. Roasting single-origin coffee from locations around the world allows them to give back to the farmers of the communities they partner with. The profits help provide living wages and support to the regions Three Tree sources their beans from. They also donate one dollar from every coffee bag sold to safe houses fighting to end human trafficking. 

The coffeehouse’s final mission lies in the Statesboro community. They use serving coffee as a means to educate and inform customers about ways they can join the fight against human trafficking. Get a taste of Statesboro’s heart and the true power of coffee when you grab a cup of locally sourced deliciousness from Three Tree Coffee Roasters.

4

Calling All Booklovers

People together at a bookshop coffeehouse

Photo: Two Story Facebook

Looking for a place where you can combine your love for literature and lattes? Visit Two Story Books and Coffeehouse for a unique, European-style coffee shop experience with the turn of every page. 

At this cozy corner, visitors can browse the coffeehouse’s shelves lined with books of every genre for the perfect novel to read. If your at-home bookshelves are growing a little overcrowded, no problem! Return your books purchased from Two Story and receive 50% store credit you can put towards your next deliciously brewed beverage or exciting story.

Patrons of the coffee shop are encouraged to take advantage of the shop’s homey and inviting atmosphere and stick around to study, work, or sit back and enjoy a good book! This local coffee shop is hands-on with the Statesboro community.

Every Saturday morning at 10:30, the shop hosts a Story Time for kids to enjoy while parents can peruse the bookshelves and relax with a cup of coffee. With Swing Dancing classes, promotional events and specials, there’s always something page-turning at Two Story Books and Coffeehouse!

5

Deep Ties

Photo: The Daily Grind FB

Since its opening in 2000, The Daily Grind has been a Statesboro go-to for local and personable service with a smile. With deep ties to the historic area and a location downtown, Statesboro locals, students and visitors alike can expect a delicious drink, a one-of-a-kind lunch menu and so much more from a trip to The Daily Grind. 

It’s important to start your day right, so head straight to The Daily Grind for your morning cup of joe. With freshly ground coffee and hand-tampered espresso, we can guarantee you’ll have something to smile about! With unique candy or fruity flavors to add to your coffee, visitors can always try a splash of something new when they stop by The Daily Grind. 

One thing is for certain: The Daily Grind has perfected its selection of specialty sandwiches. You can’t go wrong when options on the menu include a Triple Decker Turkey Apricot sandwich,  Roasted Turkey Foccacia, or seasonal specials like a Blackberry Bacon Grilled Cheese. Head to this home away from home the next time you need your morning or afternoon pick-me-up, there’s never a wrong time for coffee at The Daily Grind!

 

A display photo of coffee art that the Two Story Books and Coffee house Prides themselves on.

Photo: Two Story Books and Coffeehouse

We are certain we can meet all of your coffee needs during your stay here in Statesboro. With hundreds of things to do while in town, we feel there’s no better way to fuel up and make the most of your time here.

Check out each of these unique shops and more that our city has to offer. Each store channels the welcoming spirit and creative disposition of the people that make up our beloved community. Get a feel from each unique store, driven owner, and passionate coffee connoisseur what it is that makes Statesboro so special. 

 

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