1. Bluestone Lane
The Vibe: Healthy breakfast and lunch treats, along with a premium coffee and tea bar, are available at this simple, cozy coffee shop.
The Where: 1 S Penn Square
What to Order: The Banana Toast. Nuff said.
2. Old City Coffee
The Vibe: Cozy, small coffee house in the heart of Old City featuring light fare, freshly brewed beans, and more.
The Where: 221 Church St
What to Order: The Six Bean Espresso shot—the ultimate wake-up juice.
3. Elixr Coffee Roasters
The Vibe: With its unique look (cue the flower ceiling, hardwood floors, and rustic walls) this Instagram-worthy coffee house is a go-to spot for a comfy study sesh.
The Where: 207 S Sydenham St
What to Order: The House Cold Brew. Trust us on this one.
4. La Colombe
The Vibe: This trendy cafe offers house-brand coffee and pastries, with fast service in a cozy space.
The Where: 130 S 19th St
What to Order: Chocolate Espresso Scone. All the yums.
5. Higher Grounds Cafe
The Vibe: With comfy couches and board games (the ultimate study break), this cafe is great for a quick bite and a specialty espresso drink.
The Where: 631 N 3rd St
What to Order: The Green Tea Latte—get it hot, cold, or blended.
The Vibe: Enjoy a light snack, sandwich, or specialty drink while embracing finals week in this relaxed coffee house.
The Where: 1800 Chestnut St
What to Order: Flat White. Similar to a latte, but with more coffee than milk.
7. Pilgrim Roasters
The Vibe: This quiet, cozy roastery and cafe is the go-to spot in Manayunk for light breakfast and snacks, along with hot and iced coffees, premium teas, and more.
The Where: 4120 Main Street
What to Order: The Iced Mocha. A must for all coffee lovers.
8. Shakespeare & Co.
The Vibe: Browse an eclectic selection of books in this cafe, which features seasonal specials and pastries in a bookstore-turned-coffee-shop.
The Where: 1632 Walnut St
What to Order: Cafe au Lait with an extra shot. We like to keep things double strong during finals week.