Dobrà Tea ~ The comfortable, good vibe tea room offers a taste of world tea culture, small bites and local sweet treats.
The Green Sage Coffeehouse and Café ~ The downtown café and natural food restaurant features a friendly staff and cozy atmosphere. Ranked one of the top twenty America’s Greenest Restaurants in 2014! Fair trade organic coffee, fresh pressed juices, craft beers, smoothies and teas.
High Five Coffee ~ the coffee bar might be on the northern edge of downtown but it features a leading edge culture and atmosphere! High Five serves hand-crafted coffee, espresso, craft beers and baked goods.
Izzy’s Coffee Den ~ Hip coffee bar on Lexington Ave. Baby beat poets to bookstore managers enjoy the cozy downtown hangout. Izzy’s serves Counter Culture coffee, espresso and local treats. Check out the artist of the month, evening music and the drive-up Izzy Coffee truck that is usually parked in front of Luella’s BBQ on Merrimon Ave. Monday – Friday.
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café ~ Asheville’s favorite independent bookstore and original coffee house. The café serves up a literary menu, with treats from local bakeries and organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee roasted locally. In their own words, “A place where good reads, good company, good music and the best coffee complete the picture.”
Old Europe ~ The quaint bakery has been serving traditional European pastries and locally roasted coffee for two decades. Incredible deserts! Limited outdoor seating.
Ultra Coffeebar ~The specialty coffee shop and café located in the heart of the River Arts District and features a full hot and cold espresso bar serving Counter Culture Coffee. The café also serves tea and hot chocolate. Delicious breakfast and lunch wraps, Panini sandwiches and fresh salads. Open for breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday 7AM-5PM; Saturday-Sunday 8AM-5PM.
World Coffee Café ~ The coffee bar located on the first floor of the historic Flat Iron Building is popular among locals and visitors. Friendly baristas serve delicious coffee, lattes, mochas and more. Enjoy people watching up front and center on the sidewalk patio along Battery Park and Wall Street.