Chain coffee shops are great, but local coffee houses usually provide a better atmosphere if you're a new resident. These businesses can make it easier to meet new people and enjoy your new local environment. Here are some of the top locally owned coffee houses in Jacksonville.
Bold Bean Coffee Roasters
This company has been roasting organic coffee beans for years and they opened their first coffee house in November of 2011. This one is found in the Riverside District of Jacksonville, which is one of the most historic areas of the city.
Seating isn't exactly plentiful, but the coffee is amazing. They do plan to add more seating as they grow and there are places to sit and enjoy a conversation or check email on your laptop. Wi-Fi is provided free of…