Best Coffeehouses In Sacramento

November 15, 2010 8:05 PM

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Are you a coffee connoisseur with a high standards? Then you’ll love these Sacramento coffeehouses.

Old Soul @ 40 Acres

3434 Broadway
Sacramento, Ca 95817

Old Soul is the kind of place you want to stop at for a quiet moment and some well brewed java. It has that cozy living room feel, with the modern technology of brewing coffee. Old Soul is also a great place to stop for lunch as they have a wide range of menu items, like the crowd favorite grilled cheese(this isn’t your mom’s grilled cheese!). You might even get a little star struck…former NBA player and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson gets his caffeine fix at Old Soul.

Temple Coffee House

1014 10th Street
Sacramento, Ca 95814

Temple Coffee is known for it’s low key atmosphere, and great coffee. It doesn’t try to be something it’s not, and stands alone on just its tasty java. The mocha is a timeless choice, but Temple just does it better, making it with Mexican chocolate. The baristas a rigorously trained and highly knowledgeable in “bean-ology“. While you sip on your coffee masterpiece, you can enjoy some other masterpieces hanging on the walls, done by local artists.

Coffee Republic

6610 Folsom-Auburn Road
Folsom, Ca 95630

Coffee Republic is a nice change from the hipster, corporate chains that seem to flood developing areas. It is laid back, brews exquisite coffee, and serves unique food. The Republic also has free wi-fi for a change of scenery from home or office. A lot of area businesses use this gem of Folsom as a place to meet clients or hold impromptu meetings.

Boulevard Coffee and Roasting Company

7901 Fair Oaks Blvd
Carmichael, Ca 95608

Boulevard Coffee boasts over 25 years of roasting beans, as well as continuously being owned and operated in Central California. The distinctive quality and charm of this coffeehouse compared to others is, the coffee they sell is their very own. Unique blends, intelligent baristas, and a local hometown feel really sets them apart from the pack.

Naked Lounge

1500 Q Street
Sacramento, Ca 95811

“I am hanging out at the Naked Lounge”. Not only does it make your friends say “what?” its fun to say. The Naked Lounge is a cool little place, with good coffee, great people watching, and well, let’s just say some interesting art on the walls. (They don’t call it the Naked Lounge for nothing ya know!) The chai latte is the best in town, and the selection of teas is enormous. Warning: if you sit in the chairs, be prepared to stay a while, those things smother you so you just can’t get up…so comfy!