I love coffee. I love food. Living in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania requires this of me. Because of my addiction to the strong black brew, I have loved exploring the fabulous coffee shops in downtown Lancaster, Pa.
Prince Street Cafe, located at 15 North Prince Street in Lancaster, Pa, is a fantastic spot to fill up on reasonably priced, unlimited refill coffee. Along with great strong coffee, I have fallen in love with their sandwiches, soups, and fantastic breakfast selection. They offer a unique cereal bar with unlimited refills of cereal for the starving college student, as well as hearty baked oatmeal to keep our cholesterol low. Their hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:30 am to 11 pm, and Friday 6:30 am straight through to Sunday 3pm, non stop. I love spending hours at Prince Street cafe devouring their sweet desserts, enjoying their free wi-fi internet access, and admiring local artwork.
A staple of downtown Lancaster is Square One Coffee located at 145 North Duke Street in Lancaster, Pa. They specialize in serving Certified Fair Trade Organic coffee. They also offer free wi-fi service while you sit down to enjoy a cup of joe, or a bite to eat. While I have never had the opportunity to enjoy their food, Square One is a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy local artwork and community. They are open Monday through Friday 7am to 11pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 11pm.
At 532 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster, Pa, Chestnut Hill Cafe is one of the newest additions to the fabulous downtown coffee shops. Open Monday from 7am to 8pm, Wednesday through Friday from 6am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 8pm, Chestnut Hill Cafe offers a great selection of coffee, hot and cold drinks, and a variety of food options from bagels to yogurt and sandwiches. In addition, you can also enjoy fudge as well as a scoop of ice cream to satisfy your sweet tooth. Chestnut Hill Cafe also offers free wi-fi for you internet junkies.
Come downtown anytime day or night in Lancaster, Pa to enjoy any one of these great coffee shops. You will be sure to find good friends, food and fine arts surrounding you wherever you venture for a warm cup of brew.