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Go just about anywhere in Vero Beach and you're guaranteed to spot a Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, or other coffee juggernaut. They dot city streets worldwide, and it's no surprise why: they make a good cup o' joe. But what if we told you there was a much greater coffee world to explore out there, one filled with small-batch brews and rich, aromatic flavors? Indeed, there's a lot of small cafes brewing up delicious stuff just waiting to be discovered. Try one of these local coffee shops in Vero Beach, FL and expand both your mind and mug.

Brooklyn Water Bagel

Visit the coffee station at Brooklyn Water Bagel and you'll be treated to a selection of artisan brews featuring light, medium, dark, and decaf blends. Then there's their signature Iced Coffee Cubsta® - grounds brewed specifically to be frozen and served over ice cubes made of coffee. This chilly caffeine cup will give you the boost you need, especially on hot summer days.

Grind & Grape

Grind & Grape sets itself apart in many ways. For one, it's a coffee shop by day and a bar with live music by night. The bright lights and seasonal cocktails certainly attract a lively nightlife crowd, but you'd be missing out if you only visited Grind & Grape after hours. Grab a mug of their seasonal or custom house brew with flavors ranging from vanilla and cinnamon to toasted marshmallow and salted caramel.

Rio Coco Beans

This local beanery has two locations in Vero Beach, but its origins are international. The original Rio Coco Café opened in Utila Honduras, an island 18 miles off the coast of Honduras proper. During a trip to Nicaragua in the early 2000s, the founders – Michael and Laura – of Rio Coco met missionaries who grew coffee beans and sold them to companies in the US. Years later, Michael and Laura had the idea to sell coffee themselves to fund their project to build schools for indigenous peoples in Nicaragua and Honduras. They brought the specialty blends stateside in 2011 when the first Rio Coco Café in Vero Beach opened. To this day, they continue to sell bold, flavorful coffee out of their two Vero Beach locations alongside a menu of healthy dishes, tea, and more.


Cravings is a gourmet bakery, sandwich, and ice cream café serving up hot cups o' joe all day, every day. They brew eight different roasts daily in addition to espressos, cappuccinos, lattes, Americanos, and mochas. You can even order iced versions of any of those drinks. Cravings also serves cold brew coffee.


Owning a second home in a Florida beach town is a surefire way of knowing you've made it. Year-round sun, palm trees swaying in the wind, and the salty coastal air combine to create an atmosphere of relaxation, warmth, and comfort. In other words, paradise. When you're in the market for a second home, consider shopping for some prime Florida beach town real estate in these seaside cities.

Vero Beach

Located on the prized Treasure Coast, Vero Beach offers up some of the most alluring coastal views in the state. Vero Beach's barrier island features 20 miles of gorgeous waterfront vistas from the Indian River on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Just as charming is the unpretentious retro style on display in downtown Vero Beach, most pronounced in the shining neon lights and art deco storefronts. Featured Vero Beach luxury homes: 3554 Ocean Drive #1201 9309 Orchid Cove Circle 1611 W Camino Del Rio

Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Beach is Northeast Florida's prized jewel. Sitting just 20 miles outside Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach is home to white sand, cool, crystal-blue waters, and multimillion-dollar estates. And, of course, there's the area's largest non-beach attraction: TPC Sawgrass, where golf's legends gather every year for one of the sport's most famous tournaments. Featured Ponte Vedra Beach luxury homes: 8039 Whisper Lake Lane 217 Isle Way Lane 335 Ponte Vedra Boulevard

Daytona Beach

Daytona is synonymous with stock car racing, and for good reason: it's home to the legendary Daytona International Speedway. But it's also home to dazzling drive-along beaches, clear waters, and the historic Daytona Beach Pier. Racing fan or not, there's a whole lot to love about Daytona Beach. Featured Daytona Beach luxury homes: 3000 N Atlantic Avenue #12 5 Widmer Circle 316 Ocean Dunes Road

Fernandina Beach

Life in Fernandina Beach is akin to a daily personal escape. How could it not be? Lush marshlands and oak-lined trails surround, giving way to 13 miles of private, white-sand beaches. Get out on the water for some of the best deep-sea fishing you'll find in Northeast Florida, or head to historic downtown for tons of shopping and dining opportunities. Featured Fernandina Beach luxury homes: 3 Dunes Court 95094 Arbor Lane 6537 Spyglass Circle

St. Augustine

The Nation's Oldest City is rich with culture, charm, and coastal vibes. Historic downtown St. Augustine features a litany of unique shops and attractions like Castillo de San Marco. If the beach is truly calling your name, though, St. Augustine doesn't disappoint. Bask in the laid-back lifestyle of St. Augustine Beach, only five minutes away from downtown. Featured St. Augustine luxury homes: 6 Oceanside Drive 648 Ocean Palm Way 4 Oceanside Circle

New Smyrna Beach

Much like St. Augustine, New Smyrna Beach has deep-running historical roots. Not content to live in the past, however, New Smyrna Beach seamlessly blends the old-school with the new to create an aesthetic all its own. This Central Florida oasis is also home to 13 miles of beaches, loads of golf courses, and so much more to explore and enjoy. Featured New Smyrna Beach luxury homes: 3309 Hill Street 6130 Turtlemound Road 5255 South Atlantic Avenue #1402

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