Jacksonville has some incredible independently owned coffee shops!
Twisted Compass Brewing Co.
Being the first of its kind in the Fruit Cove area, Twisted Compass Brewing Co. specializes in craft coffee, but they are so much more than a coffee shop. Not only do they sell locally roasted coffee beans, they also have awesome smoothies, delicious baked goods, and non-coffee choices, too. Twisted Compass Brewing Co. is owned and operated by two local families that have a passion for community and coffee, and they have brought that love and passion to Fruit Cove!
Menu items to try:
The Twisted Drip- a combination of drip coffee and a double shot of espresso.
Matcha Latte- Organic Matcha from Japan.
Fit Fab Food Cake Pops- Gluten free, comes in a variety of flavors geared towards a healthy lifestyle.
Social Grounds Coffee Company
Established in 2015, Social Grounds Coffee Company is well known for coffee they roast themselves here in Jacksonville, Florida. They are Veteran-owned and operated and work hard with the city to train and employ veterans moving into the next phase of their lives. Social Grounds Coffee Company is also known for their give-back attitude; they invest in the less fortunate by donating to several local organizations. A portion of your purchase goes towards helping your very own community. You can dine in for a great coffee experience or subscribe and have the coffee shipped to your door.
Menu Item to try:
Warrior Blend Coffee- Medium roast with Caramel, dark chocolate and mild cherry flavors.
Round Bird Coffee Shop
Located in Jacksonville Beach, Round Bird Coffee Shop is a South African-inspired coffee shop and wine bar that uses menu items purchased from local and small businesses. Not only can you dine-in or carry-out, but you can also find them in town participating in pop-ups to collaborate with other small businesses throughout the Jacksonville area. Round Bird also offers a rental package for their unique venue accommodating up to 30 guests.
Menu Items to try:
Batch Brew- Medium and dark roast, smooth simple flavors, served hot or cold.
Shepherd’s Pie- Angus beef, onions, carrots and buttered potatoes.
Energy Spritzers- Natural caffeine from Arabica beans, comes in mix and match flavor options, topped with soda water