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Top Spots That Go Beyond Coffee In Houston

September 11, 2013 7:00 AM

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Drinking coffee in Houston has become like breathing. It is a must to start the day. All over Houston, coffee shops and cafes have created delicious, one-of-a-kind coffee drinks that bring out an impeccable flavor in not only the food but the coffees as well.

Waldo’s in the Heights
1030 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 869-0700
www.waldosintheheights.com

Where breakfast is served all day and bottomless cups of coffee reign, Waldo’s in the Heights is a great place to eat, drink and relax any day of the week. Waldo’s offers both hot and cold coffees along with custom-made frappes. Choose your flavor and Waldo’s will make it for you; you can even choose unique flavors like Irish creme. Try a few of the specialty coffees and espressos such as the cafe con leche, red eye, zebra mocha, joyful almond, sweet heart, the British islander and the cherry jubilee. With unique flavors of coffee, you can constantly try new and great tasting flavors.

CoCo’s Crepes
218 Gray (Midtown)
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 521-0700
www.cocoscrepes.com

CoCo’s Crepes brings France and the best of French cooking to Houston by combining two of France’s best treats, coffee and crepes, in a way that no one else does. For a hot coffee, try CoCo’s espresso, Coco’s coffee, vanilla CoCo cream or the white chocolate mocha. CoCo’s Crepes also offers a unique drink selection called CoCo’s CoCoccinos, its version of frappucinos made with its homemade gelato with a flavor for everyone. Try the coffee CoCoccion, vanilla CoCocion, caramel CoCoccion, white chocolate CoCoccion or the spiced chai CoCoccion. Make sure you drink your coffee with a side of crepes. CoCo’s Crepes offers both savory and sweet crepes that are sure to please anyone or you can create your own.

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The Chocolate Bar
2521 University Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 520-8888
www.theoriginalchocolatebar.com

The Chocolate Bar has some of the most unique and delicious chocolate treats in Houston. Cozy up with a nice cup of coffee and chocolate treats with your friends and loved ones. There are many delicious options for an amazing price. For the more traditional coffee drinker, try the cafe mocha or cappuccino. The Chocolate Bar also offers some specialty drinks that will make your tastebuds soar such as the cocoa de menthe, Texas turtle, orange surprise and night and day. The treats at The Chocolate Bar and its coffee are delightful by themselves, but together, they complement each other in a way that brings out the incredible flavors in the coffee even more.

Taft Street Coffee
2115 Taft St.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-3533
www.taftstreetcoffee.org

Known in Houston as one of the best non-profit certified fair-trade coffee shops, Taft Street Coffee shop is not only blessing Houston with amazing coffee but in return, is blessing coffee farmers around the world. With a webpage that is currently under construction, you can still go eat, drink and enjoy at Taft Street. Among the different coffee selections from around the world, you will also find organic coffee, which can be hard to come by. While enjoying your coffee, Taft Street Coffee also offers music, poetry/book readings, an art gallery, free Wi-Fi in case you need to catch up on work or just to relax and so much more. A special coffee shop, Taft Street Coffee is an amazing place to go, drink and enjoy everything it has to offer.

Onion Creek Café
3106 White Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 880-0706
www.onioncreekcafe.com

Onion Creek Cafe brings a little country to the city. It’s a coffeehouse, cafe and a place to listen to some of the best of country and blues music in Houston all rolled into one. On the menu to try are the organic house blend, cuban breve, iced coffee toddy blend and mocha coffee. Be sure to try Onion Creek Cafe’s breakfast and lunch menu as well for amazing homemade meals.

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Kelli Kelly is a freelance writer who resides in Houston, Texas. Discovering how to make recipes family friendly, healthy, and quick using ingredients that can usually be found in your pantry already is a passion of Kelli’s. She also helps to teach children’s cooking/baking classes and parties. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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