Hot Sips

Sarasota's Best Coffee Shops

Get your caffeine fix at one of these top spots.

09/24/2020 By Megan McDonald

Moments of Joy

Moment of Joy: Sipping That Nitro Cold Brew With Sweet Cream

Cooper Levey-Baker has been working from home since March, and since he doesn't have regular access to his favorite coffee shops, he's come to rely on Starbucks.

07/30/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Roast master

Coffee-Roasting Company Brings Ethiopian Blends to Sarasota

Blane Charlot, the owner of Buna Roaster, is gaining local recognition for her small-batch blends.

06/24/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Expanded menu

More Food and Drink Options Coming to Lakewood Ranch

The developers behind Waterside Place recently announced that the project will be home to Duck Donuts, Atria Bread + Coffee and CROP Juice.

06/23/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Caffeine Injection

An Old Bradenton Bank Has Been Converted Into a Fun Coffee Experience

Every cool, walkable neighborhood needs a cool caffeine provider. Tellers is exactly that.

01/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Finally

New Main Street Coffee Shop Opens

O & A Coffee and Supply, the brick-and-mortar outpost of Justin Banister's mobile coffee cart Out and About Coffee, is open for business.

12/12/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coffee Klatch

What's Brewing at Burns Court's Project Coffee?

The new café has embarked on a social experiment.

12/02/2019 By Isaac Eger

With our powers combined

How to Get Your CBD Fix and Your Caffeine Fix at the Same Time

Thanks to one downtown shop, you can find CBD infused in one of our very favorite things: nitro cold brew.

08/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

That drip

New Downtown Coffee Bar Says Hello

Project Coffee had its soft opening this past weekend and welcomed customers with good coffee and minimal and modestly priced fare.

07/19/2019 By Isaac Eger

Mix it up

Coffee + Tonic = Deliciousness

Inspired by classic cocktails, coffee shops are serving your everyday espresso and cold brew with a weekend-friendly twist.

05/16/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Do the wave

New Main Street Coffee Shop Opens

Breaking Wave Coffee is located in the former home of Artisan Cheese Company.

04/12/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fresh brew

Buddy Brew Coffee Now Available in Publix Stores Statewide

The Tampa-based speciality coffee chain has expanded.

03/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Coffee Klatch

Varietal, a New Coffee Shop, Opens in the Rosemary District

The atmosphere is minimal and elegant and the coffee comes from L.A.'s Counter Culture roaster, which has an East Coast hub in Raleigh.

02/27/2019 By Isaac Eger

Restaurant Review

After a Rocky Start, The Overton Finds Its Footing

The Overton has established itself as one of the city’s best hangouts.

12/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New and Notable

A Round-Up of New Restaurant Openings and Closings

A beloved favorite shutters; the Rosemary District expands.

11/07/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Chemistry Lesson

A Love Letter to Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

Why this creamy, caffeinated treat is worth seeking out.

10/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tip Sheet

What Food Servers Wish We Knew About Gratuities

We asked servers about tipping etiquette.

10/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coffee

Starbucks to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws By 2020

The move will cut the use of plastic straws by 1 billion each year.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Retail

Coffee and Book Shop Adds Wine to Retail Offerings

The Reserve now offers curated varieties of red and white wine.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Caffeine Dreams

The Coffee Lover's Guide to Sarasota

A guide to the best cups around.

02/28/2018 By Megan McDonald and Cooper Levey-Baker