Cool Beans Brew, Fort Pierce
Situated in a house with a white picket fence, Cool Beans Brew is easy to mistake for someone’s home. Sure, it’s a house—a coffeehouse! Relax inside with a hot coffee (or cold brew) or watch the world go by outside on the porch. Cool Beans also offers free meeting spaces for local groups and nonprofits.
Fresh factor: Feel at home in a cozy rocker in the fireplace room.
Coffee Grind, Port St. Lucie
Along with a plethora of coffee and tea
options, Coffee Grind’s house blend, Apollo, is roasted to order and ground on site for the freshest cup possible. Plus, you can browse the in-house skate and beach shop for boards, apparel, and more.
Fresh factor: One-stop shopping for delicious coffee and a new skateboard!
Bunkhouse Coffee Bar, Jensen Beach
Everything at this small coffee bar is 100 percent plant-based. Bunkhouse specializes in gluten-free, vegan açaí and smoothie bowls along with homemade vegan and gluten-free treats.
Fresh factor: Menu items that taste good and are good for your body too.
The Roasted Record, Stuart
Sip a small-batch brew in this beloved coffee shop’s new digs, located in the former space of Slocum-Weber Florist. Roasted Record decided to keep the 1960s architecture to maintain a mid-century, vintage feel—the perfect atmosphere for a coffeehouse with a vinyl collection. Peek through the windows at the roasting process or head outside to the patio for live music and entertainment.
Fresh factor: Throw on a record and enjoy a cup of joe for a cool, retro experience.
Gilbert’s Coffee Bar, Stuart
In addition to its specialty roasts, Gilbert’s Coffee Bar serves healthy, fresh foods like vegan syrups, milk alternatives, and toast creations from local, organic farms. Plus, the gorgeous waterfront views can’t be beat. In the evening, trade coffee for a glass of wine, light bites, and cheese plates.
Fresh factor: Coffee bar by day, wine bar by night.