By Meg Berno
Posted On: Sep 28, 2021
Fall in Ohio is the best time to cozy up with friends and family over a nice, hot cup of coffee. With major coffee shops releasing their popular Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), we're bringing you authentic small businesses serving up fall flavors to fill your season (and stomach) with delight.
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The Roosevelt Coffeehouse in Columbus
Sip a Pumpkin Spice Latte for a cause this season at Roosevelt Coffee House. This downtown Columbus haunt was founded not only to deliver the best seasonal coffee confections to its customers, but also to support social efforts like clean water, fighting hunger and ending human trafficking. Their fall menu never ceases to impress with new items like the Hot Chaider (chai + apple cider), S'mortado, Pumpkin Roll (new this year) and of course, the Pumpkin Spice Latte.
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Cream + Sugar in Cincinnati
Eclectic, artistic vibes are aplenty at Cream + Sugar in Cincinnati. With a mission emphasizing "all are welcome," this Black-owned business strives to provide a space perfect for every gathering from professional meetings to coffee catch ups with friends and family. Cream + Sugar is serving up plant-based foodie favorites and seasonal offerings like the Pumpkin Spice Latte and the Chai Apple Cider (or Chaider).
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Rustbelt Coffee in Toledo
A seasonal delight awaits you in downtown Toledo at Rustbelt Coffee. The Pumpkin Pie Latte is a fan favorite each fall, but this year it has some competition. Also gracing the Rustbelt seasonal menu are the Iced Maple Ginger Chai, the Crushed Pumpkin Espresso and the Flannel Latte.
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Rising Star Coffee in Cleveland
Find handcrafted, seasonal delights at Rising Star Coffee in Cleveland. Enjoy the Pumpkin Pie Latte, spiced pumpkin syrup paired with espresso and velvety oat milk making it everything the fall fan in you needs and more. With six different locations throughout the city, you're sure to find a delicious seasonal sip from a Rising Star Coffee just around the corner.
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Paper City Coffee in Chillicothe
Come for the coffee, stay for the surroundings. Paper City Coffee might just be the dreamiest coffee shop in southeast Ohio. Their seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte is back and guaranteed to satisfy your fall cravings. Hungry? You won't want to miss their seasonal Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin. Paper City Coffee also seeks to "Do Good" with proceeds going to the Paper City Mentoring Project, an effort to engage and empower local teens facing adversity.
More Ohio coffee shops to check out this Fall:
- Boom Town Coffee in Sandusky
- Brewella's in Lakewood
- Coffee Amici in Findlay
- Coffeeology in Delaware
- Dough Co. Doughnuts & Coffee in Dover
- Third Way Café in Columbus
- The Flying Joe in Perrysburg
- Hocking Hills Coffee Emporium in Logan
- Parable Coffee in Columbus
- Pistacia Vera in Columbus
- R Coffee Corner in Port Clinton
- Stoked Coffee in Marietta
- The Coffee Pot in Greenville
- Triple Moon Coffee Company in Middletown
- True West Coffee in Hamilton
- Bottoms Up Coffee in Columbus
If at-home-brews are more your style, then bring the PSL spirit to you with beans from Silver Bridge Coffee, Crimson Cup Coffee, Erie Island Coffee Co. and Stauf's Coffee. For a more fall flavor, try the Snicker Doodle blend from Appalachia's Dirty Girl Coffee Roasters. Or get a spooky cup-o-joe from Spring Heel'd Jack Coffee.
And there you have it - some of the best Ohio brews to try this season! Here's hoping this list brought a little flavor to your fall!