One of the world’s most popular beverages, coffee is a steady favorite of many people. Whether it is your first love or an unexpected one, coffee never fails to stir up and make sweeter the lives of many individuals. It is hardly shocking anymore that big and small coffee shops continuously spring up in every street, especially in the busy business districts in the city. Whether you are drinking coffee to improve your energy levels and reaction time or you simply love its rich extensive taste, coffee places are found easily in every corner for your dire caffeine needs.
Check out these coffee shops worth visiting when you find yourself in the Queen City of the South. This list includes cafes that have both al fresco and indoor dining options available for their visitors to choose from.
Location: Apas, Lahug
Store Hours: 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM
One cannot simply love coffee without having visited a Starbucks Reserve store. Luckily for our siren-lovers out there, Cebu has its very own Starbucks Reserve store right in the city! Located at the ground floor level in the Central Bloc Garden at the Cebu IT Park, coffee lovers can relax or do their work in this peaceful cafe. Aside from that, this shop also offers selections that are exclusive to Reserve Stores only. If you find yourself visiting this cafe, give their Cold Brew Malt or Hazelnut Bianco a go and experience the premium taste of the renowned siren coffee for yourself!
Tom and Tom’s Coffee
Location: Gov. M. Cuenco Avenue
Store Hours: Saturday to Wednesday, 6 AM to 10 PM
Tired of being in your room and looking for a serene place to study? Change your usual learning ambiance and visit Tom and Tom’s Coffee hidden at the farthest corner of 88th Avenue Commercial Park, giving it a little snug study nook feel! This cafe won’t give you any problems when it comes to concentrating on your studies or writing that report you to need to finish by the end of your working day. This shop likewise serves light meals or snacks to give you energy and fuel you through the rest of your day.
32 Umber Cafe & Co.
Location: Archbishop Reyes Avenue
Store Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM
Need to unwind and take a quick break? Grab your earphones or a little pen and paper and step out of your house and visit this tiny little cafe right in the middle of Cebu’s long city avenue. Have a little me-time and reward yourself for all of your handworks with a slice of rich, creamy cheesecake from their menu. Pro tip: best visit this shop during the evening hours, where you will have the opportunity to see the bustling city while being comfortable and safe behind the glass and inside the warm interiors of this cafe, cappuccino in hand.
Location: Paseo Saturnino
Store Hours: 7 AM to 8:30 PM daily
Cafes in out of sight whereabouts always have a strong, certain appeal to the locals and tourists alike. Sip Cafe strategically places itself near a quiet subdivision tucked away like a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This coffee shop has an intimate tone to it, where you can focus on spending time with a friend you have not seen in a while or maybe an old flame you recently got reunited with. This coffee shop is also a place where you can have a good hearty meal, seeing as they offer a wide range of menus, from different kinds of pasta to pizzas to rice meals to sandwiches.
Tamp Cafe & Co.
Location: President Aguinaldo Street
Store Hours: 9:30 AM to 9 PM daily
If you are looking to go for a little coffee date with your loved ones or maybe a first date with someone, Tamp Cafe & Co. is the perfect place to visit with its Instagrammable design and layout. This cafe will have no trouble fulfilling your caffeine needs while being aesthetically pleasing to the eyes with its white walls, wooden dining furniture, and dainty countertops and pantry shelves. Placed in a little loop at the back of a road, this coffee shop is the perfect spot if you are in the mood for cozy, hideaway vibes.
The Daily Grind
Location: President Roxas Street
Store Hours: Monday to Sunday, 7 AM to 10 PM
In contrast to the previous cafe’s cute and dainty look, The Daily Grind, on the other hand, offers an ambient rustic garden aura. This hidden gem is also more atmospheric at night, with its warm yellow lights looking like stars in the night sky for the sky lovers out there. This cafe also boasts of having a rooftop area where you can relax and enjoy the cold night breeze. Lounging on the second-floor terrace also sets the mood for deep conversations over coffee or other drinks.
Found in every part of the city, these must-visit coffee shops that made it in the list are luckily also in the vicinity of Vista Residences, Inc.’s prime project in Cebu, Suarez Residences.
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