Coffee lovers, it’s your day!
September 29 is National Coffee Day, a day to celebrate everything brewed and caffeinated in the United States. Now is a great time to ditch your morning routine and find a new cafe to visit.
Bucks County is full of them with a lot of variety. Here are a few to try.
(And don’t worry, International Coffee Day is just around the corner, October 1).
Calm Waters Coffee Roasters, Bristol
Enjoy a fresh pastry with your freshly brewed hot or iced coffee at this small batch family roaster on Mill Street in the Borough of Bristol.
Try their new Bird Friendly Certified Coffee, a roast from Honduras with tasting notes of tangerine, cocoa and nuts.
Calm Water Cafe founders Andrew and Jodi say their mission is simple: “Love yourself, love others.”
Go: 242 Mill Street, Bristol; calmwaterscoffee.com/
The Coffee Room, Newtown
This classic cafe in the heart of Newtown serves unique roasts from CafÃ© de la culture at the counter and locally sourced baked goods, soups and sandwiches, teas and cold drinks. Grab and go or sit and stay for breakfast and lunch.
For fall, try their pumpkin pie or s’mores latte, or a hot apple cider.
Go: 15 S. State St., Newtown; coffeeroomnewtown.com
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Cowabunga Coffee Roasters, Warrington
Located in the Valley Square stores in Warrington, Cowabunga Coffee Roasters believe brewing the perfect cup of coffee takes focus and attention to detail, and the coffee is ground to order.
Try the Bucks County Light Blend, or if you’re looking for something darker, their Jersey Devil Blend.
Go: Shops at Valley Square, 1584 Main St., Warrington; cowabungaweb.com
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dirt offers specialty lattes, cold tap and drip coffee with beans from Golden Valley Farms in West Chester, matcha and chai lattes, hot and cold teas and squeezed juices at cold manufactured on site.
Try their vegan menu, which includes pumpkin bread for fall.
Go: 241 W Broad St. Quakertown; dirtcoffeehouse.com
Homestead General Store, Upper Black Eddy
Nestled along the Delaware Canal is the Homestead General Store, the birthplace of the family business Homestead Coffee.
Enjoy freshly brewed Homestead coffee, kombucha, and cold brewed nitro coffee as you sample the traditional breakfast and lunch menu from the general store, or grab something to grab from the deli counter.
Go: 1650 Bridgeton Hill Road, Upper Black Eddy; homesteadcoffee.com
CafÃ© Johnson Hall, Hulmeville
Enjoy a chic and modern cafÃ© in one of Hulmeville’s oldest buildings.
Take a Lavender Latte or Tiramisu Latte and select one of their sandwiches, like Prosciutto & Mozzarella, to snack on.
Go: 3, rue Hulme, Hulmeville; johnsonhall.coffee
CafÃ© Langhorne, Langhorne
Located in the heart of the Borough of Langhorne, the store serves locally roasted Covered Bridge coffee weekly and ground daily in the store.
Six different types of coffee are brewed throughout the day. LCH Blend house coffee is a selection of custom roasted beans from Costa Rica, Sumatra and Burundi.
There are also cold brew and iced coffee options.
Go: 102 avenue S. Bellevue, Langhorne; langhornecoffeehouse.com
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Native Cafe, Doylestown
Opened in February 2020, Native Cafe offers a menu that combines Thai and American fare, like its Holy Basil Breakfast Burrito featuring Thai-style eggs, sautÃ©ed pork, Thai basil, and jasmine rice.
Grab a take-out filter coffee or iced lavender latte at this trendy cafe in Doylestown.
Go: Native Cafe, 12 S. Main St., Doylestown; facebook.com/nativecafedoylestown
Nonno Italian Coffee Room, Doylestown
Savor a taste of Italy at an authentic Italian cafe in the heart of Doylestown.
Nonno’s serves freshly roasted coffee from Central and South America, Kenya and Indonesia. Sip espresso while enjoying homemade ice cream and sherbet or a Heirloom of Doylestown lunch.
Go: 6 E. State St., Doylestown; nonnoscafe.com
Old Village Roastery, Lahaska
Located just outside Peddler’s Village, Old Village Roastery lives up to its name. Coffee beans from all over the world are roasted in small quantities over a wood fire.
Enjoy a cup on the spot and take it home from the rustic store.
Go: 5812-B Lower York Road, Lahaska; oldvillageroastery.com/
Pretty Bird Coffee Roasters, Yardley
Located on Main Street in Yardley in a historic building, owners John and Paul Cain also have Vault Brewing nearby. Sip specialties like Pistachio Vanilla Latte in winter, or opt for a classic Matcha Latte.
Order an iced one and you’ll have a nice cold, caffeinated drink as you stroll through this charming town.
Go: 7 S Main St .; Prettybirdcoffee.com
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CafÃ© Richboro, Northampton
Dr Scott Zeigen brews coffee in this “real sit-down coffeeshop” and sees patients nearby in his ophthalmology practice.
Sit back and enjoy a cup brewed from beans from around the world, or take a bag home.
Go: 130 Almshouse Road, Suite 205, Richboro; richborocoffee.com
Rise & Grind CafÃ©, Perkasie
At this little cafe in the center of America’s ‘hometown’ you will be greeted with a smile and a comfortable place to relax. Enjoy a cup of fresh La Colombe coffee and a menu of your favorite comfort foods.
A new market-style shopping experience features soups, salads, sandwiches and more, along with an assortment of items from local vendors.
Go: 1 N. Seventh St., Perkasie; riseandgrindcafe18944.com
Stella’s House Blend CafÃ©, Sellersville
Since 2012, Stella’s has been serving freshly prepared and delicious breakfast and lunch options, accompanied by locally roasted coffee from One Village Coffee, specialty espresso and iced tea drinks.
Customers come from all over on Wednesdays and Saturdays to sample Stella’s famous sticky buns as well as many other pastries made from scratch that are available daily. And, breakfast is served all day.
Go: 200 N. Main St., Sellersville; stellashouseblendcafe.com
Where can I get free coffee on National Coffee Day?
Are you looking for gifts to celebrate the day? Here is a list of national chains offering free coffee.
Participation may vary and some offers are only valid for app users.
Dunkin ‘: DD Perks members can get free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase.
7 eleven: 7Rewards members can get free hot coffee of any size with the purchase of any baked goods, as well as free extra large hot coffee with any delivery purchase made through the brand app, 7NOW.
Barnes & Noble: Large free hot or iced coffee with the purchase of a baked product.
Einstein Bros. Bagels : Free hot or iced coffee when you order in advance in the app.
McDonalds: Users of the app can get coffee of any size, hot or iced, for 99 cents once a day until the end of the year.
Panera bread: Free coffee for parents and caregivers.
Starbucks : Bring a reusable mug or mug and get a free cup of brewed coffee.
NS : Free coffee, up to 24 ounces, for everyone on Wednesdays.
Wendy: Coffee offered with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich.
Crissa Shoemaker DeBree is a regional investigative and business writer for Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware, and an award-winning business and investigative journalist. She is also a writer for the teen writing panel Teen Takes.