The 8 Best Coffee Drinks in the Hamptons
Summer is way too short for bad coffee. Whether you prefer yours hot for a morning jolt or ice-cold on the hottest, most humid days, these are the eight coffee drinks you’ll want to sip all summer long. (Permission granted to Instagram them.)
GRINDSTONE COFFEE AND DONUTS: HONEY LAVENDER LATTE
Drinking this seaside shop’s honey lavender latte is like tasting a summer day. And since you’re already here, you might as well treat yourself to one of the oh-so-Instagrammable doughnuts topped with fun stuff like popcorn and Cap’n Crunch.
7A Main St., Sag Harbor; 631-808-3370 or grindstonecoffeeanddonuts.com
HAMPTON COFFEE COMPANY: CAPPUCCINO FREEZE
Cool down even on the stickiest of summer days with a sip of Hampton Coffee Company’s dreamy frozen coffee drink. The cappuccino freeze comes with two shots of espresso blended with ice and milk.
Westhampton and Southampton locations; hamptoncoffeecompany.com
Left Hand Coffee at Montauk Beach House: Nutella Latte
Served hot or cold, this drink is made with two shots of espresso, the café’s own Nutella syrup mix and steamed milk. (Really, they had us at Nutella.)
83 S. Elmwood Ave, Montauk; 631-238-5434 or lefthandcoffee.com
SANT AMBROEUS: COPPA SAN MARCO
When a frozen dessert simply isn’t enough, opt for Sant Ambroeus’s coffee gelato topped with a piping-hot espresso.
30 Main St., Southampton; 631-283-1233 or santambroeus.com
CRAZY BEANS: TOASTED MARSHMALLOW LATTE
Over on the North Fork, Greenport’s Crazy Beans makes a toasted marshmallow latte that you can get iced or hot. Made with espresso, marshmallow syrup and the milk of your choice and topped with whipped cream and marshmallows, it’s like a s’more in beverage form.
2 Front St., Greenport; 631-333-2436 or crazybeansrestaurant.com
The Golden Pear: Café Mocha
Ultra-decadent cocoa, but make it caffeinated. This drink combines Ghirardelli chocolate, steamed milk and espresso, and pairs best with a cookie.
Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton locations; goldenpearcafe.com
JUICE PRESS: BLENDED COFFEE SMOOTHIE
A blend of organic cold-brewed coffee, banana, homemade almond milk, cacao and vanilla, this meal of a smoothie is our new favorite way to kick-start the day.
Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Southampton and Westhampton locations; juicepress.com
JACK’S STIR BREW COFFEE: TEDDY BOY
Sugar, espresso and cream, shaken over ice. The Teddy Boy is Jack’s version of a Greek frappé and it’s simplicity at its finest.
146 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett; 631-267-5555 or jacksstirbrew.com