Where can I go for great coffee near Florida State University?

Photo of The Venetian In TallahasseeThe Venetian is within walking distance of many popular eateries in Tallahassee, including Paper Fox!

One of the greatest things about Tallahassee and Florida State University is the eclectic culture and overall artisanal nature of food and drink in the area. We would be nowhere without coffee and fortunately, Tallahassee comes through strong with many fun, unique options for grabbing a cup of joe -- especially if you're looking near FSU apartments. Keep reading to learn more about some of the best coffee spots in town surrounding the apartments near FSU!

The Sweet Shop 

A literal Florida State landmark, the Sweet Shop is a great place to stop by for a drink all throughout the year. This little cafe offers delicious frappuccinos, tasty hot tea, and a wide variety of coffee flavors. If you're feeling hungry, The Sweet Shop also serves delicious foods from salads and sandwiches to desserts and fresh fruit. On the walls, you can find funny and sentimental messages and drawings from Florida State students and alumni. There's one particular beautiful message I wouldn't dare spoil, but I'll divulge a small hint: it's located above the piano. The best part about The Sweet Shop is its close proximity to several of the apartments near FSU, so you won't have to wander too far to get your coffee fix! 

Lucky Goat 

Whenever you ask about the best coffee near FSU apartments, people are likely to respond by telling you to try Lucky Goat. Once you try a sip of Lucky Goat coffee, it'll be easy to see why. Exclusive to Tallahassee, Lucky Goat brews its very own brand of coffee and offers a ton of fun ways to customize your ideal cup of joe. With a wide span of fun brew names, like Java Sunda and Almond Love, you will definitely find a cup worth loving. There are three locations: Midtown, Capital Circle, and the Market District. The closest location to the apartments near FSU is definitely the Midtown location. 

Psst... Try the oats milk in your coffee. You'll thank me later. 

Paper Fox 

The Paper Fox is located close to the FSU apartments south of campus, and boy, are they an absolute treat. This cafe offers a modern, contemporary atmosphere with hip, lo-fi beats bouncing through the air. Sample signature, unique coffees, cold brews, iced coffees, and lattes -- all unique recipes courtesy of Paper Fox. If you prefer to pair your coffee with some productivity, this cafe offers plenty of seating and outlets for you to get some studying done. Just like Lucky Goat, you should be sure to get there early. The cafe fills up relatively fast and they close at 6:00 pm every day of the week.

In short, there are plenty of great places to grab a coffee near Florida State University. Just do a little exploring and you'll be sure to find the love of your life in a mug or a Mason jar. Venture outside of your comfort zone and your Keurig in your FSU apartment and try something new. 

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