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August 03, 2023
Beat the Heat at NEPA's Cool Coffee Shops
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Local Cafés Keep Things Cool with Refreshing Iced Coffees & More

For some, it soothes the morning headache. For others, it charges you for the day. Some like it black, others need spoonfuls of sugar. That’s right, we’re talking caffeine — and lots of it! With the hot summer months in full swing, a refreshing cold brew or iced tea is just what you need.

If you’re looking for the perfect cup to aid with the blistering heat, NEPA’s coffee shops and cafés have you covered. From cold-foam topped coffee to fruity refreshers, you don’t want to miss these exciting summer specials.

NEPA Iced Coffee & Tea Hotspots
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Abide Coffeehouse

Wilkes-Barre, PA

At Abide, a delicious brew is (literally) just around the corner. Located in the heart of bustling downtown, this coffee shop is a beloved staple for Wilkes-Barre residents. Their drinks are made using in-house coffee beans, making the perfect cup every time. Abide isn’t limited to espresso either– be sure to try their legendary chai latte, perfectly creamy and refreshing when paired with ice.

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Adezzo Coffee Shop & Lounge

Scranton, PA

Pair your coffee with good vibes at Adezzo in Scranton. Decorated like a trendy New York City coffee house, you can grab a cup to go, or relax in their aesthetic lounge. They serve authentic italian-style coffee, sourcing from Scranton’s own Electric City Roasting Company. Try one of their seasonal drinks like a blueberry matcha, or a fruit loops iced tea for a different take on your typical caffeine-boost.

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Anatomy Craft Coffee Bar

Honesdale, PA

Charge yourself up for the day at this European-style café in downtown Honesdale. Sourcing from Evermore Coffee Roasters, they offer a deliciously smooth Nitro Cold Brew and refreshing iced lattes, making for the perfect pick me up on a hot day. Their coffees, iced drinks, and teas are all crafted with quality ingredients and state-of-the-art equipment, guaranteed to satisfy your caffeine-loving needs.

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Drip Coffee Company

Pittston, PA

Located inside a renovated ATM kiosk, Drip is a cute pop-up coffee shop in downtown Pittston. Don’t let the size fool you- they serve the same great-tasting La Columbe coffee and drinks as their sister shop Pour in Wilkes-Barre. And just like Starbucks or Dunkin, you can get your frappuccinos to-go thanks to their efficient drive-thru window!

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Erie & Main Coffee House

Susquehanna, PA

Erie and Main has your morning caffeine-fix covered! This cute, cozy café uses locally roasted beans from Black & Brass of Honesdale. They have so many flavors of coffee, you’ll have to keep coming back to try them all. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a butterscotch latte, or dress up your cold brew with a fruit-infused cold foam. If you’re more of a simplest, Erie and Main serves a great black iced coffee too.

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Grateful Roast Coffee Bar

Clarks Summit, PA

Beat the summer heat with a refreshing NOLA Cold-Drip from the Grateful Roast Coffee Bar in Clarks Summit. This take on the popular New Orleans beverage is sweet, smoky, and creamy, making for the perfect iced drink. They use their own house-made beans, brewing a smooth, crowd-pleasing cup every time.

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Old & Brew Cafe

Peckville, PA

Stop in for a drink and stay for a shopping spree at this vintage store/coffee shop in Peckville. With coffee sourced from Damiani Coffee Roasters in Factoryville, you can enjoy great-tasting coffee and browse retro finds all under one roof! They offer new and exciting drink features daily. Try a mango blood orange lemonade spritzer, or an iced coffee with strawberry cold foam & sparkling pink sugar topping.

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Pour Coffee House

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Enjoy a refreshing iced cup of La Columbe coffee, the specialty at Pour coffee house. Their menu features over a dozen flavor options to infuse your cup of joe with extra spice, including peanut butter, toasted marshmallow and brown sugar cinnamon. Pour isn’t limited to just coffee either- try from their vast selection of Lotus energy drink flavors for a colorful, alternative boost.

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The Main Bean

Luzerne, PA

If cookie-inspired lattes excite you, The Main Bean is the perfect place for you! Their samoa iced coffee is a delicious way to start the morning, or pick yourself up in the afternoon. They offer a wide variety of coffee and tea drinks, and serve them up extra-caffeinated with iced coffee cubes. With so many other fun drinks and flavors, you’ll have to keep coming back to try them all.

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Wood Shelf Cafe

Benton, PA

Whether it’s classic coffee or lattes with a twist, Wood Shelf Cafe stays on top of the trendy and the traditional. This café in Benton, which doubles as a gift shop, keeps customers caffeinated with a variety of fun beverages. Feel the summer vibes with drinks like the seneca s’mores or honey lavender latte. If you’re a tea lover, you’re guaranteed to enjoy their Appleman tea made with apple juice, raspberry syrup, and iced tea.

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