Ever wonder where your next caffeine fix is coming from? We don’t. Gaston County is full of cozy coffee shops that are sure to warm the soul during chilly season. Here are nine that will become your go-to destinations this winter.
Belmont — The Caravan Coffee House: This tried and true coffee shop in Belmont serves up an eclectic desert motif and amazing specialty coffees. The Turtle Truffle Latte is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Pumpkin Pie Latte (and the Turtle Truffle Latte, naturally)
Belmont — Mugshots Coffee & Tea: If you’re looking for a serious, no funny business coffee experience, Mugshots has you covered. From pour overs to Kombucha, Mugshots goes above and beyond to give you a great seasonal experience.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Organic Chai Tea
Belmont & Gastonia — Starbucks: The county has several thriving Starbucks locations that are sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Stop by and get your seasonal lattes while they’re around.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Chestnut Praline Latte
Cramerton — Floyd & Blackies: Situated on the banks of the South Fork River, Floyd & Blackies offers a broad menu that ranges from ice cream to coffee to breakfast sandwiches. Come by F&B’s to grab something warm to sip on before strolling through Goat Island Park.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Goat Island Mocha
Mt. Holly — Catawba Coffee Co.: The inviting atmosphere at Catawba Coffee will be sure to pull you in. Catawba Coffee offers live music regularly and amazing specialty coffee. Seriously, their latte list is huge.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Cinnamon Bun Latte
Gastonia — Java House Cafe : Located in the heart of downtown Gastonia, Java House Cafe boasts great coffee as well as a great menu, so you can grab a bite to eat with your brew.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Toasted Marshmallow Latte. The Death Wish coffee is amazing, too.
Kings Mountain — Gateway Brew: Being the hometown heroes of Western Gaston, Gateway brew serves its mountain climbing customers with a warm aesthetic and southern charm. Now serving breakfast and lunch, too.
Our favorite things on the menu right now: Flavored coffee and a pimento cheese sandwich
Gastonia — Gaston Pour House: Being a coffee shop in the morning and a restaurant/bar in the evening sure has its perks. Stop by the Pour House to get your fix whether it be caffeine or food.
Our favorite drink on the menu right now: Peppermint Mocha
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