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Best Coffee Shops in Milwaukee

Colectivo Coffee – Foundry

170 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Mon-Thur 7am-2pm
Fri-Sun 7am-3pm

Walk out the front door and head four blocks East, then turn left and head two blocks North. Right on the corner of First and Pittsburgh, you can’t miss it. Before Colectivo, the space served Kramer International foundry. The building kept the post-industrial look to pay respect to Milwaukee’s manufacturing history. Whether you want some morning brew, a quick bite for lunch, or somewhere to see your friends at night, the foundry has been fanning the flames of the coffee fire since 2006.

Likewise Coffee – Milwaukee

232 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Tues & Weds Closed
Thur-Mon 7am-2pm

Just across the street from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is Likewise Coffee. For those who prefer a bright, open coffee shop with chairs and table space to work hard, this is the shop you’re looking for. The floor-to-ceiling windows allow for an awesome amount of natural light to stimulate your brain. The distanced tables make it easy to spread your books, papers, and computer to turn the shop into your studio. Come for the coffee or the vegetable bagels and heart-healthy smoothies.

Stone Creek Coffee – Factory Cafe

422 N 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Mon-Fri 6am-5pm
Sat & Sun 7am-5pm

Eric Resch founded Stone Creek Coffee in 1993 with the hopes of seeing downtown Milwaukee thrive. What was once a single, small shop in Whitefish Bay has grown to be a local café chain. Each employee faces the new day with child-like awe and seeks to be the best version of themselves. Opposed to seeing the world as it is, Stone Creek Coffee looks at the world for what it could be and strives to take humanity’s obligation to care for our neighbors to the next level. Stone Creek wants to see everyone cared for and included, from employees to customers, to the community, and the environment.

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. – Public Market

Public Market, 400 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Mon-Sat 7am-8pm
Sun 7am-6pm

Anodyne Coffee was created in 1999 in an effort to be the best small-batch roaster in Milwaukee. Their goal is to use the least amount of technology possible to get the measurements exact and be able to serve the same cup of coffee you remember, each and every time. Partnering with the Peru Yanatile Valley and Colombia La Pradera, Anodyne has been able to grow with their suppliers. The Valle Inca Cooperative is headed by Prudencio Varga Saenz who buys everything from his farmers to help inspire the growth of the best possible beans. La Pradera Estate is a third-generation, family-owned farm where they specialize in growing coffee native to the climate of Aratoca, Santander, Colombia.

The Coffee Bean

624 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Mon-Fri 5:30am-2:30pm
Sat 7:30am-2:30pm
Sun Closed

The Coffee Bean shoots to combine food, drinks, and atmosphere to give customers the best experience possible. A one-of-a-kind place that allows patrons to meet each other in a welcoming environment that only creates quality dishes and locally sourced coffee made fresh. With high standards for high quality, conveniently located, and the proper ambiance, customers are able to be relieved from the stress of everyday life and unwind at The Coffee Bean on Water Street.

Experience it today!

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