Hamline-Midway is a St. Paul, Minnesota neighborhood in Ramsey County. The neighborhood’s urban-suburban feel makes it a great place to live in. The neighborhood has several bars, parks, restaurants, and coffee shops for people to enjoy. 5 of the best coffee shops are:
Black Sheep Coffee Café
This family-owned coffee shop doubles up as a scratch bakery and a café that’s dedicated to quality coffee and food to all those who visit. Their light roast coffees are perfectly balanced with sugar and a body that cuts the acidity. There are several coffee and tea items to choose from, and you can even order some sandwiches and bakes good while you’re at it.
Roots Roasting offers several items on the menu for their loving coffee customers and even has oat and soy milk options for vegans or lactose intolerance options. They employ traditional roasting methods and follow ethical sourcing practices from local businesses, recognizing that coffee tastes best when not processed on an industrial scale. They even donate 5% of profits towards ending exploitation in Brazil’s coffee industry.
A family-friendly business, Ginkgo Coffeehouse, is a treat for adults and kids alike. It has multiple coffee and tea options, along with espresso drinks for adults to enjoy. There are special drinks for kids and families can enjoy playing board games or just a quiet reading in the shop’s small library. You can choose from a range of items on the menu, including salads, smoothies, and sandwiches. Ginkgo Coffeehouse even hosts events, open mic nights, and kids’ shows that will surely keep you entertained.
Cahoots Coffee Bar
Cahoots Coffee Bar was established in 1994 and combined traditional coffee preparations with local ingredients to get coffee that is authentic to Turkish origins as well as St. Paul’s setting. While the tea options are limited, they have more than 10 different coffee flavors to choose from.
What started off as a coffee shop in 2009, quickly turned into a café, coffee bar, and bakery in 2013. They have an elaborate menu that includes quiches, pancakes, burgers, soups, and more. They also have vegetarian and vegan options along with gluten-free items on the menu that pair well with their perfect coffee blends.