There’s nothing better than to kick off the day with a good cafecito. In honor of the drink that fuels us through the day, here are some of the best South Florida hotspots who are celebrating National Coffee Day (September 29) with creative and tasty renditions of everyone’s favorite beverage. Miami, the vibrant city known for its sun-kissed beaches and lively culture, also boasts a thriving coffee scene that’s ready to awaken your senses on National Coffee Day 2023. Whether you’re seeking a unique coffee creation or a classic espresso, Miami has a caffeinated delight waiting for you. In this guide, we’ll explore the top coffee destinations where you can indulge in the perfect cup of joe and elevate your National Coffee Day experience.
COFFEE FIX WITH A TWIST
MaryGold’s Florida Brasserie
Nestled within the stylish boutique hotel Arlo Wynwood, MaryGold’s Florida Brasserie is elevating the coffee experience to new heights. For a limited time as part of their Miami Spice menu, MaryGold’s is offering the Short Rib “Vaca Frita,” a delectable dish that showcases the fusion of coffee flavors. This tender meat dish is braised in coffee, infusing it with a rich and aromatic essence. Served with tamarind molasses, maduro hollandaise, and young corn, it’s a culinary masterpiece that’s not to be missed. For those seeking a more traditional coffee experience, the Grab & Go counter at MaryGold’s is open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., serving up coffee, espresso drinks, pastries, sandwiches, and more.
At Orno, located within the THesis Hotel, Chef Niven Patel has crafted a coffee cocktail that’s nothing short of spectacular. The Toasted Carajillo cocktail is a sky-high creation, featuring beluga vodka, licor 43, and espresso. What sets it apart is the caramelized and toasty meringue topping that adds a delightful twist to this espresso cocktail. This eye-catching concoction is as Instagram-worthy as it is delicious, making it a must-try for coffee enthusiasts.
SIP ON TRADITIONAL
Step into the world of Italian charm at Italica Midtown, known as the first and only spritz bar in Midtown Miami. Beyond their renowned Italian spritzes and woodfired pizzas, Italica Midtown has introduced Italica Caffè, an inviting breakfast menu that includes coffee. On National Coffee Day, you can transport yourself to the Amalfi Coast by savoring a classic espresso alongside a croissant and panini. The caffè menu is available daily from 8 a.m. to noon, offering a variety of hot and cold coffee beverages. For those who prefer a twist, don’t miss the American Coffee cocktail, a 2×1 special during daily happy hour or weekend brunch.
Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar – Midtown
A favorite hotspot in Midtown Miami, Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar, known for its Latin American-inspired global fare, has recently added coffee to its menu. During lunch hours from Monday to Friday (noon to 4 p.m.), coffee lovers can enjoy a classic Espresso, Macchiato, or Americano as part of a $2 upgrade to the lunch selection. It’s the perfect opportunity to add a caffeinated boost to your midday meal.
Cortadito Coffee House
Located on the iconic Lincoln Road, Cortadito Coffee House combines the charm of a coffee shop with the delights of a fast-casual restaurant. Here, you can savor delicious pastelitos, Cuban baked puff pastries, and enjoy the finest Cuban Coffee, including their signature Cortadito. Priced at $3.50, the Cortadito is a classic espresso mixed with warm milk, offering a perfect balance of bold coffee flavors and creamy sweetness. It’s a taste of Latin American coffee culture right in the heart of Miami.
On National Coffee Day, whether you’re in the mood for a creative coffee concoction or a classic espresso, Miami’s diverse coffee scene has you covered. These hotspots are just a taste of the rich coffee culture that thrives in the Magic City, making it the perfect place to “espresso yourself” and celebrate your love for coffee. So, grab your favorite coffee companion and embark on a caffeinated adventure that’s sure to leave you buzzing with delight. Cheers to National Coffee Day in Miami!