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    4 Great Local Coffee Shops in Downtown Stamford

    barista pouring freshly frothed cream into a ceramic mug of coffee

    Living in downtown Stamford leaves no shortage of options for getting a good cup of Joe. Here's a round up of our favorite locally owned coffee shops and small businesses with great vibes and even better coffee:

    Winfield Street Coffee (Broad St.)

    Known for their commitment to community and giving back, this local brand is so beloved that it's spawned outposts in Westport, New York City, and even Naples, FL. Customers rave about this laptop-friendly (as well as dog-friendly!) hot spot with plenty of seating, "wonderful ambiance", convenient downtown location right next to the library, extensive menu, and of course, great coffee.

    Verde Galerie

    In addition to delish coffee, pastries, smoothies, and food, Verde also offers a lovely selection of fresh flowers, plants, and gifts. Customers love this "low key Stamford gem" that's "super cute and filled with pretty plants", plus their unique Filipino and Braziliian dishes.

    Lorca Coffee Bar

    This popular locally and woman-owned spot on Bedford Avenue serves coffee from 49th Parallel and rotating guest roasters with local organic milk and non-dairy milk. Other specialties include rishi tea, churros, pastries, sandwiches, empanadas, and friendly faces. Customers say the "vibe is good for getting work done, reading a book or meeting a friend", and are big fans of the "perfectly frothed coffee", "lovely people", and "warm and inviting" ambiance.

    Honey Joe's Family Coffeehouse

    This family-friendly spot serves premium La Colombe coffee as well as offer a variety of other specialty drinks, pastries, sandwiches and more. Customers rave about the "great atmosphere", the separate play area for kids, laptop-friendly work tables, and offerings where "the coffee shop executes on every food and drink item".