5 Excellent Cafes to Frequent In Shadyside
Whether you’re just popping in on your way to work or you’re looking for a spot to relax with a great cup of joe on a Saturday, these cafes in Shadyside will not disappoint. Check them off your list and enjoy the splendors of the neighborhood.
5730 Ellsworth Avenue
This bright and open space showcases local artwork and sets itself apart by serving sustainably-sourced, single-origin coffees from roasters across the East Coast and Midwest. You can also choose from a selection of locally made pastries to round out your relaxing and fulfilling experience. If you enjoy this spot, then be sure to sign up for their rewards program.
Photo credit: Arriviste Coffee Bar via Instagram
200 S. Highland Avenue
Adda was created with the goal of bringing people together. In fact, ‘Adda” is a Bengali word that means “to indulge in informal or friendly conversation with a group of people, such as friends, family, or colleagues.” Here you can indulge in healthy snacks, scones, specialty lattes, and take part in a high-tea service.
Photo credit: Adda Coffee and Tea House via Instagram
5541 Walnut Street
This small shop serves specialty lattes that people rave about! They’re a great grab and go option. But if you want to hang out, then pull up a chair at a table outside and enjoy the Shadyside scene. Too hot for a coffee? They serve ice cream too!
5524 Walnut Street
Here’s a spot where the outside makes its way in. On warmer days, Coffee Tree Roasters open up their large garage door entrance to enjoy the fresh air. Looking to accommodate a bigger group? This cafe stretches back and provides ample seating for many to enjoy. Keep your order simple or try a seasonal favorite like a S’mores Mocha.
Photo Credit: The Coffee Tree Roasters via IG
5830 Ellsworth Avenue #100
This local chain has locations throughout town and delivers great service in a relaxed atmosphere. It has plenty of room to breathe and outlets throughout so you can get some work done. If you enjoy their coffee, then know that you’re never far from a cup as you roam around the city.
When you need to wind down from the workday (or the caffeine), try the local happy hour spots featured in this article.