Two words: Pumpkin Spice. There’s nothing like waiting for the first weeks of autumn to finally get a taste of the official flavor of fall. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up a few local businesses to help you get your PSL fix. Check out this list of local coffee shops offering seasonal menu items.
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Estate Coffee Company
Estate Coffee Company, 1320 E. Houston St.
This spot is the perfect option for the minimalist on the go. It’s all about great coffee in a great city at this java purveyor. Located at the edge of the east side and downtown San Antonio, you can expect to be surrounded by Alamo City professionals. Once you’ve got your cup in hand, spots like La Villita, Historic Market Square, and the River Walk are just minutes away.
Try: Iced pumpkin spice latte or Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin
PRESS Coffee, 4035 Broadway St.
Ever wanted to enjoy a cup of joe in a greenhouse? This is your spot. Now, with two locations, you can find your pumpkin spice fix even closer to you. But for those who love natural light, visit its original location on Broadway. While you’re there, head over to Brackenridge Park for an afternoon stroll.
Try: On a rainy day for all the vibes
Halcyon Southtown, 1414 S. Alamo St.
Located in the Blue Star Arts Complex, this pick if perfect for those looking to explore San Antonio’s thriving art scene. With multiple local galleries and boutiques all in one place, a cup of coffee here goes a long way. Take a short stroll along the river to the Commerce Street Bridge, also known as O. Henry’s Bridge, in the historic King William District for picturesque views of fall foliage.
Try: Autumn Spice with Sweet Cream Cold Foam
Local Coffee Founders
Local Coffee Founders, 302 Pearl Parkway #118
What could be better than house-made caramel pumpkin syrup with espresso? Supporting small businesses. And it doesn’t get more local than Local Coffee. Topped with pumpkin pie sugar + spice, its newest seasonal menu item is the perfect pick-me-up after shopping surrounding boutiques. Keep the fall vibes going with pumpkin spice macarons at Bakery Lorraine next door.
Try: Pumpkin Pie Latte
Commonwealth Coffee House
CommonWealth Coffee House, Multiple locations
With a total of four locations around town, this is one of the fastest-growing locally-owned coffee companies in the 210. Head on over to Hemisfair and see what all the hype is about. While you’re there, grab a pumpkin spice chai and check out the newly opened Civic Park. If downtown isn’t your style, you can also head to its original Alamo Heights location.
Try: The new Jones location next to the San Antonio Museum of Art
Extra Fine, 138 E. Mistletoe Ave.
Between dishing out seasonal drink menu items and serving up extra fine foods, this spot needs to be on your fall foodie bucket list. But that’s not all. You can also spice up your wardrobe with vintage stores like The Vaulti, Montage, or Rag Parlor Vintage just minutes away.
Try: ABC (Apple, brown sugar, cinnamon latte)