It’s no secret that coffee is a student’s hidden weapon. No matter where you are in the city, you’re never more than a few blocks away from a cozy cup of local brew. Both coffee fanatics and those who only drink to power through their schoolwork should check out these awesome spots around town.
Located in Westport on the corner of Main and 39th, Oddly correct serves authentic coffee (without any cream) from “people genuinely excited about coffee.” Visit their website at oddlycorrect.com
The Roasterie Café
The Roasterie Café has locations along Southwest Boulevard, Brookside and Leawood. The Roasterie is known around town for free tours of the factory that produces a million pounds of coffee per year. Visit their website at theroasterie.com.
Crows Coffee is located right next to campus on 51st Street, with two other locations in Waldo and along Red Bridge Road. All locations are open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Located in the River Market. Features “lots of seating, regional beans, coffee drinks of all shapes and sizes, and a generally cozy vibe.” Visit their website at quaycoffee.com.
Located in the Crossroads District, one of Kansas City’s up-and-coming neighborhoods. PT’s Coffee acquires their beans directly from farmers, and serves up more than a dozen signature blends. It’s a great place to people-watch on First Fridays. Visit their website at ptscoffee.com.