Want a peaceful, aromatic atmosphere in which to relax, read, or study? Want to make a quick coffee and snack stop before hitting the road? Sometimes, a good day is topped off by a visit to the local coffee shop with a sweet pastry and delicious caffeinated beverage. Among the choices of coffee shops near Livingston, there are several charming cafes that make their home near our little spot in West Alabama worth the visit.
The Coffee Shop on Monroe
Located in downtown Livingston, this café serves a variety of coffee and tea beverages, sandwiches, and paninis for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, ice cream treats including milkshakes, sundaes, and ice cream sandwiches help customers cool off in the summer! The homely atmosphere makes this shop a great place to take or escape from your studies. Check them out on Facebook.
- 309 Monroe St, Livingston, Alabama
- Mon–Sat: 7 A.M.–10 P.M.; Closed Sundays
Scarlet Cup Coffee Shop
Across the state line in Meridian is the Scarlet Cup, offering quality coffee and tea drinks, as well as smoothies, frozen lattes, and more! With a roomy interior and beautiful drinks, the Scarlet Cup is an excellent step above Starbucks. Check them out on Facebook or visit their website.
- 2300 North Hills Street, Suite B, Meridian, Mississippi
- Mon–Sat: 6:15 A.M.–6 P.M.; Sun: 7:15 A.M.–7:30 P.M.
The Daily Grind
Get away from the daily grind with The Daily Grind café and restaurant in Meridian! This shop in north Meridian makes delicious soups, salads, and sandwiches on top of flavorful coffee drinks. They cater, too, and offer cooked-to-order beignets. Of the coffee shops near Livingston, The Daily Grind is a beautifully decorated space in which you can relax, study, hold a small business meeting or visit for a quick caffeinated beverage. Check them out on Facebook or visit their website.
- 4820 Poplar Springs Dr., Meridian, Mississippi
- Mon–Fri: 7 A.M.–4 P.M.; Closed Sat & Sun
Lulu’s Coffee Shop
Looking for a lovely little coffee shop that sales not just delicious coffee and original sandwiches and salads but also gorgeous pastries, cakes, and bread? Lulu’s Coffee Shop in Demopolis is exactly that, promising picturesque drinks and baked goods for a modest price! Check them out on Facebook.
- 951 US Highway 80 W, Demopolis, Alabama
- Mon–Fri: 7 A.M.–4:30 P.M.; Closed Sat & Sun
Southern Grounds Coffee Shoppe
If you’re looking for coffee shops near Livingston with a sweet, rustic vibe and a welcoming Christian atmosphere, Southern Grounds Coffee Shoppe in Thomasville is one café to visit! This coffee shop offers specialty coffees, housemade cakes and cupcakes, and even a choice of ice cream. Visit them on Facebook or visit their website.
- 132 West Front Street, Thomasville, Alabama
- Mon-Fri: 7 A.M.–5:30 P.M.; Sat: 8 A.M.–1 P.M.; Closed Sundays
Heritage House Coffee and Tea
Less than an hour’s drive from Livingston, Tuscaloosa boasts its own plethora of cozy coffee shops, including one of any Heritage House Coffee and Tea locations. Here, you’ll find a relaxing atmosphere, gorgeous baked goods, and gourmet drinks. With three locations, Heritage House is always within reach for Tuscaloosa residents. Check them out of Facebook.
- Visit Heritage House’s website for directions and hours for any of their stores.
Monarch Espresso Bar
The Monarch Espresso Bar serves craft coffee, including selections from Honduras, Peru, and Ethiopia, and a variety of specialty drinks to fill up any sort of café craving. This quaint vibe will provide those in search of coffee shops near Livingston a generous stay in Tuscaloosa! Check out their Facebook or visit their website.
- 714 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
- Mon–Sat: 7 A.M.–10 A.M.; Closed Sundays
Rest assured that you have options for a caffeine or pastry craving near Livingston! For more information on the Livingston community, continue following the UWA Continuing Education blog!
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