These Hudson Valley cafes serve up cups of goodness in the form of cocoas, lattes, and teas just in time for the arrival of fall weather.
As the temperatures cool and the fall winds pick up, there’s no time like the present to embrace all things autumn in the Hudson Valley. For an extra dash of cozy in your day, pick up one of the region’s top lattes and seasonal drinks. They’re the perfect thing to sip on while admiring fall foliage or picking out a pumpkin.
There are so many delightful options at Verdigris Tea and Chocolate to fuel you in the cool fall weather. Enjoy the chai latte, made with classic sweet and spicy notes, or sip on a steamy matcha latte. For a unique treat, try the Golden Bowl of Soul (turmeric spice blended with honey and steamed milk). And if you aren’t in a tea mood, try the famous Hudson hot chocolate, a heavenly blend of melted dark chocolate and milk, topped with whipped cream and a chocolate drizzle.
Matcha Thomas is a must for all things matcha. Every delicious drink is made vegan and gluten-free. Sip on the classic milk and matcha or order the milk & hojicha (organic roasted green tea featuring chocolate/espresso like richness and smokey flavors), the signature latte Matcha Thomas (with a coconut and vanilla cream base), the new dirty matcha (layered with matcha and hojicha), or a Thai milk drink (creamy oat milk with spiced black tea).
Grab the classics, matcha and chai lattes, at Mudd Puddle Coffee Roasters and Café. And for chocolate lovers, the delicious house-made hot cocoa will have everyone swooning. Mudd Puddle also offers a variety of made-to-order sandwiches like the Italian panini (roasted red peppers, grilled onions, and nut-free/dairy-free pesto, mozzarella, or vegan mozzarella) and the James sandwich (two eggs, balsamic onions, bacon, and gouda on French peasant bread).
Enjoy delicious tea options such as Earl Grey, genmaicha, Monks Blend, chamomile, and more. If you order tea for sitting at the cafe, you are allowed a free refill on your mug. You can also enjoy a pot of tea while lounging in the cafe. Also enjoy chai latte, masala chai latte, and tasty matcha lattes. Scrumptious house-made bagels and egg sandwiches are also available.
Sip on a delightful cup of chai, Ghirardelli dark chocolate hot chocolate, Harney & Sons tea, or London Fog tea at All That Java. If you feel like snacking on something sweet, try the mini chocolate croissants or tiny Tate’s cookies.
Sip on a matcha latte, chai latte, or warm tea while shopping for unique goods at Village Coffee & Goods. Stock up on home goods, beauty products, cheese, and Italian sweet bread. If you’re looking for breakfast or lunch, get a shiitake bowl, pesto toast, or a quinoa bowl.
On windy and cold afternoons, Java Blue Coffee is a treat. Enjoy a matcha latte, chai latte, hot chocolate, or warm tea in addition to freshly made soup. If you’re looking for more yummy eats, have a melty grilled cheese, veggie frittata, or a fresh pastry. Java Blue Coffee offers a ton of gluten-free and dairy-free options as well. All sandwiches can be made on gluten-free bread.