5 coffee shops in Fairhope + their amazing summer specialty drinks

Front Entrance To The Kind Cafe In Downtown Fairhope With A Sign That Reads, &Quot;Love Yourself! We Already Do.&Quot;
Love yourself and treat yourself to a cup of coffee. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

We found five coffee shops in Fairhope that are sure to cure your caffeine cravings and offer a tasty specialty drink. Keep reading to see where you should get your next caffeine fix or try a refreshing, summer concoction.

1. Kind Cafe

Menu From Kind Cafe In Downtown Fairhope. Includes Their Bagels, Coffees And Specialty Drinks.
Amazing menu selection and so many items to try. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Kind Cafe is a coffee shop that specializes in nitro cold brew coffee and hand-made New York-style bagels and spreads, baked fresh every morning. 

They have a very inviting interior and an incredible staff that lives out the cafe’s mission of inspiring kindness and harboring a spirit of helpfulness. 

Along with the housemade bagels, Kind Cafe also offers a variety of local goodies and sweets. They have an assortment of pastries from Dropout Bakery — all freshly baked in Mobile — and Guncles – gluten-free treats also freshly baked in Mobile. 

“We love partnering with other local businesses and having their products in our storefront.” 

Megan Harden, Owner, Kind Cafe  

Summer specialty drink: Nitro Matcha Lemonade. This drink needs to be added to the top of your list to try. It is a super refreshing lemonade infused with matcha run through their nitro machine. 

2. The Coffee Loft

Front Entrance To The Coffee Lof In Fairhope. Lots Of Outdoor Seating And Dun Art On The Building.
Great place to sit outside and drink coffee with friends. (Dakota Keyser /Bham Now)

The Coffee Loft is a local staple and a sure place to fill your caffeine needs. They have a range of specialty drinks and great twists on coffee classics. 

The Coffee Loft has a variety of local art vendors on display inside that you can look at and shop from while waiting to order your coffee. Be sure to check out their store merchandise too!

Summer specialty drink: Tea Blossom. Freshly brewed jasmine and green tea, with strawberry, peach and honey.

3. Refuge

Front Entrance To Refuge Coffee In Downtown Fairhope.
You definitely stop by and try their summer specialty drink. (Refuge / Facebook)

Refuge coffee shop is certainly a local favorite due to its stand-out coffee and inviting environment. They work with fair trade certified green coffee suppliers and only use the best-sourced coffee.

Summer specialty drink: The Valencia. A light, refreshing mix of house-made orange and vanilla syrup, espresso, and steamed milk.

4. Provision

Super Cute Interior Of Provision Coffee Shop In Downtown Fairhope.
Cozy up in this super cute seating and dining area. (Provision / Facebook)

Provision is a beautiful modern space, that consists of an elegantly laid-back ambiance with a coffee shop, wine bar, gourmet goods market, and home decor. While the atmosphere is surely inviting, their coffee will be what keeps you coming back for more.

Summer specialty drink – Strawberry Dream. An iced coconut milk-based drink with fresh strawberries and strawberry cold foam.

5. Latte Da

Front Entrance To Latte Da In Downtown Fairhope. Also Front Entrance To Page And Palette Book Store.
Great place to grab a book and sip on amazing coffee. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Latte Da is a book lover and coffee drinker’s dream come true. This coffee shop is located inside of the book store, Page and Palette. While browsing for your next summer read you can sip on an amazing coffee or tea and maybe even get some ice cream.

Summer specialty drink – Piper and Leaf Tea. A family-run local tea company based in Lacey’s Spring, Alabama, that has an assortment of flavors that can be freshly brewed iced or hot.

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