February 15th, 2017
Feeling tired? Luckily, Old Town Alexandria is filled with great coffee shops that will give you just the dose of caffeine that you're looking for! Whether you prefer a caramel macchiato or a classic drip brew, you'll find all of your favorite caffeinated drinks at these quality spots.
- Swings Coffee Bar – 501 East Monroe Ave. This cafe is known for its historic facade and art deco style. It also roasts its own coffee on site, which ensures the freshest taste every time you visit.
- Mishas Killer ESP – 1012 King Street. Grab a strong espresso, a scoop of Italian gelato or even a slice of vegan pie at this modern, stylish cafe.
- St. Elmos Coffee Pub – 2300 Mount Vernon Avenue. With a menu of hearty sandwiches, a weekly jazz quartet, and quality coffees, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub is one of the most unique cafes in town.
- Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar – 106 Hume Avenue. Whether you're in the mood for a cup of cofffee first thing in the morning or a relaxing glass of wine after work, you'll find both at Emma's. There's also a full menu of lunch and dinner fare, including pizza, shareable small plates and decadent desserts.