It’s time to rethink coffee, and here in Isabella County, gourmet roasters and specialty purveyors are ahead of the game. For many, coffee is a bland pick-me-up, but for local enthusiasts and shop-owners, it has become an art. Delicate, bold, floral, bitter with earthy aromas, full-bodied and spiced, however you take it, the local scene has what you need. Let the coffee wake you up and the variety of flavors in Isabella County open your eyes to an entirely new experience.

Pleasant City

Pleasant City Coffee, located in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, is the perfect place to dive into a new book, have a lunch date or work on that project you’ve been putting off. Serving Michigan roasted coffee, Pleasant City offers delicious hot and cold brews, which can be paired with a warm crepe.

Max & Emily’s Eatery

Max & Emily’s Eatery may be known for its sandwiches, but it also has a variety of coffee blends ($1 a cup!) and an extensive espresso menu. 

Ponder Coffee Company

Ponder Coffee Company is a roaster and purveyor of fine specialty coffee, aiming to reclaim the story of coffee by ethically sourcing, artfully roasting, and meticulously crafting memorable coffees. Experience bold brews, uniquely topped waffles, delicious sandwiches and more at both Downtown and Central locations. 

Cops & Doughnuts

Cops + Doughnuts + Coffee = a cliché we can get onboard with! The world famous Cops & Doughnuts is now available in Mt. Pleasant; bringing with it handcrafted doughnuts and delicious coffee all day long!

Pure Vitality

Pure Vitality’s Hot Superfood Tonics are the perfect mid-day or morning pick-me-up; These colorful, warming and delicious superfood tonics come in its original combination of flavors or add espresso for a healthy twist on your favorite latte! 

Grace Church’s Twelve17 Coffee Roasters

“Roasting for a reason,” is something you will hear amongst Grace Church’s Twelve17 Coffee Roasters’ volunteer baristas and roasters, as well as church members. Along with well-roasted coffee and a great atmosphere, Twelve17 Coffee Roasters Ministry loves serving its community.

Now get out and explore! Make sure to tell, or show, us some of your favorite brews and coffee spots! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – and be sure to use #MeetMtP during your visit!

This article’s featured image was taken at Ponder Coffee Company, by the company.