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 Coffee

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. Stop by Pleasant City during the evenings to enjoy their new drink menu featuring Michigan-made beer, wine, and spirits! 

Ponder Coffee Co.

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 the Downtown, Central and CMU Campus 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!

Creation Coffee

Creation Coffee, Mt. Pleasant’s newest coffee hot-spot, is here to satisfy all of your coffee cravings. Choose between lattes, mochas, drop coffee, pour over, cold brews, matcha and more! And save time by going through their speedy drive-thru.

Pure Vitality

Pure Vitality is known for their freshly-made juice and green smoothies, but they also have a delectably diverse coffee menu. Stick with a classic latte, or try one of their Heavenly Brews, featuring flavors such as Cosmic Rose, Lavender Love, and Mushroom Elixir, just to name a few! Be sure to grab an Acai bowl while there or relax for an hour in a float pod. 

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. 

Grace Church 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.

Meet Mt. Pleasant

Discover your next favorite coffee in Mt. Pleasant, and show us some of your favorite brews and hot-spots by using #MeetMtP! Follow us on Facebook, Tiktok and Instagram to stay up-to-date on all things Mt. Pleasant. 

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

Image Credits: Pleasant City Coffee Instagram, Creation Coffee Instagram, Pure Vitality Instagram