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Why We Love the South – Local Cafes!


Whether you go to your favorite café for the coffee, the sweets or the fresh sandwiches, a café is a special addition to any community. Here’s a list of locally owned and operated cafés and coffee shops in our communities.

Coastal Coffee Roasters, Summerville, SC
Coastal Coffee Roasters is known for excellent staff and an energetic owner with a passion for coffee. All beans are roasted locally, and you can select from their seasonal menu items or coffee classics like lattes, cappuccinos and more.

108 E 3rd N St.
Summersville SC

Black Hand Coffee Company, Richmond, VA
Quality coffee starts with the best beans, and the minds behind Black Hand Coffee Company work with single-origin farmers from around the world to bring the best coffee to Richmond. Enjoy specialty coffee at the café, or pick up some beans from several retail shops around Richmond.

3101 Patterson Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221

Cool Beans Café, Columbia, SC
Known for their uniquely named coffees, croissant sandwiches and sweet bites, Cool Beans is a popular spot for the students and faculty at the University of South Carolina. Open late, this is the perfect spot to catch up on some work or unwind after a long day.

1217 College St.
Columbia, SC 29201

The New Moon Café, Augusta, GA and Aiken, SC
The New Moon Café has been serving homemade comfort foods, freshly baked pastries and roasting their coffee in-house since 1995. Along with their innovative menu, their cool and friendly atmosphere is a great relaxing getaway.

936 Broad St.
Augusta, GA 30901

116 Laurens St.
Aiken, SC 29801

City Lights Coffee, Charleston, SC
A local favorite known for their espressos, lattes, and homemade cakes and muffins, City Life Coffee offers a wide variety of specialty goodies! The welcoming staff are ready to welcome you into the quaint shop and can whip up a great specialty drink for you to enjoy.

141 N Market St.
Charleston, SC 29401

SmallSugar, Columbia, SC
The latest venture from chefs Aaron Hoskins and Sarah Simmons is serving lunch made from locally-sourced ingredients, pastries and your favorite coffee or tea drinks.

709 Gervais St.
Columbia, SC 29201

Boll Weevil Café and Sweetery, Augusta, GA
Once an old cotton warehouse from the 1870s, the Boll Weevil Café is just steps from the Augusta Riverwalk Park and is home to a great menu of southern favorites and delicious desserts.

10 James Brown Blvd.
Augusta, GA 30901

The Collins Quarter, Savannah, GA
While The Collins Quarter isn’t your typical coffeehouse, it is serving up a great brunch with a selection of specialty coffees to help brighten your day.

151 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Spill the Beans, Greenville, SC and Spartanburg, SC
Feed your coffee and ice cream craving with a visit to Spill the Beans.

531 South Main St.
Greenville, SC 29601

174 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Soule Café, Florence, SC
Soule Café is bringing a funky urban vibe to Florence with a selection of specialty coffees, teas and smoothies.

130 South Irby St.
Florence, SC 29501

Inman Perk Coffee, Gainesville, GA
Originally opened in Atlanta’s Inman Park, this family-owned café is all about creating a relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy your favorite coffee drink, a decadent dessert and more.

102 Washington St. NW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Beloved Coffee Roasters, Beaufort, SC
Get a push out of your coffee comfort zone with a visit to Beloved Coffee Roasters. All beans are roasted in-house and come from all over the world. Be sure you don’t miss the iced lattes!

1208 Boundary St.
Beaufort, SC 29902

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