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Pittsburgh's Unique Coffee Shops: A North Side Adventure

Pittsburgh's Unique Coffee Shops: A North Side Adventure

When staying at the Priory Hotel, located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s North Side, you'll find yourself amidst a vibrant neighborhood rich in history, culture, and a burgeoning coffee scene. Our area boasts some of the most unique and beloved coffee shops in the city. Here’s a closer look at four standout coffee spots near the Priory Hotel that you won’t want to miss.

Yinz Coffee - 2 E. North Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15212

A North Side favorite, Yinz Coffee offers a quintessentially Pittsburgh experience. Located on E. North Avenue, this coffee shop is a cozy haven with a welcoming atmosphere. Known for its friendly staff and strong sense of community, Yinz Coffee serves a variety of expertly brewed coffees and teas. Their specialty drinks, like the Yinzer latte with a hint of maple, showcase local flavors. The shop's comfortable seating and local artwork make it a perfect spot to relax or catch up with friends.

Commonplace Coffee - 1501 Buena Vista Street Pittsburgh PA 15212

Just a short walk from the Priory Hotel, Commonplace Coffee in the Mexican War Streets area is a must-visit. This shop is renowned for its commitment to quality and sustainability, sourcing beans from ethical and environmentally conscious farms. The minimalist interior provides a serene backdrop for enjoying their meticulously crafted beverages. Whether you prefer a classic espresso or a trendy pour-over, Commonplace Coffee’s skilled baristas ensure each cup is brewed to perfection. Their dedication to fostering a community spirit makes it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Convive Coffee - 225 North Shore Drive Pittsburgh PA 15212

Convive is known for its innovative approach to coffee roasting and brewing. Their spacious, modern cafe is perfect for both casual coffee drinkers and serious enthusiasts. Convive’s menu features a rotating selection of single-origin coffees and unique blends, each roasted on-site to highlight the distinct flavors of the beans. The knowledgeable staff are always eager to share their expertise and help you find your new favorite brew.

The Government Center Records -  715 East Street Pittsburgh, PA 15212

For a truly unique coffee experience, head to The Government Center Records on East Ohio Street. This eclectic spot is a fusion of a coffee shop and a vinyl record store, creating a vibrant atmosphere that’s both nostalgic and contemporary. Sip on a rich espresso or a smooth cold brew while browsing through an impressive collection of records spanning various genres. The Government Center is more than just a place to get your caffeine fix; it’s a cultural hub where music and coffee enthusiasts can come together and share their passions. The shop frequently hosts live music events, making it a lively and engaging spot to visit.