Algebra Tea House
The abstract front door and vibrant garden are your first tips that this place is cool with being funky. Sip one of more than 40 teas from around the world while sitting on one of the joyfully mismatched chairs, stools or sofas. algebrateahouse.com
Angel Falls Coffee Co.
Named after the famed Venezuela waterfall, this spot’s global vibe is played up with house-roasted South American coffees and well-worn-yet-comfy furniture that makes it seem like a faraway cafe.
Cleveland Tea Revival
If you’re lucky enough to snag one of the dozen or so seats in this tiny organic tea shop, enjoy your chai tea latte and avocado toast in the industrial-meets-chic coziness of this Hingetown spot. clevelandtearevival.com
Off the Beaten Path
While this coffee shop and small-batch roastery is just a block from Ohio City’s busy West 25th Street, nestled in its a tree-lined section of Columbus Road, you’ll feel like you’ve stumbled on a secret. duckrabbitcoffee.com
Small Town Vibe
Fiona’s Coffee Bar & Bakery
If Luke’s Diner from Gilmore Girls was less greasy spoon and more coffee shop, it look like this downtown Willoughby hub. Built into an 1885-built former hardware store, Fiona’s is the perfect weekend launching point for Lake County excursions. fionascoffeebar.com
With potent pour-over coffee and a location on Euclid Avenue just a short walk from East Fourth Street, this spot is a hoppin’ place for downtown residents and workers. Sit near the front windows and drink in the busy city sidewalks. pourcleveland.com