This South Side coffee shop was founded in 2014 with a goal of showing representation in the specialty coffee community and it continues to do that each week. The café has numerous specialties but when looking for a cold drink, consider its iced Abuelitas latte or the iced Abuelitas mocha. 502 W. Mitchell St.
This veteran-owned espresso stand delivers a taste of New Orleans in San Antonio. Try the Snickers or Aloha mocha iced. Not up for coffee? The Gator Bite Italian soda is a must-try. Military and first responders receive a discount with a valid ID. 11618 F.M. 1957
Coffee Me Latte
The vibrant turquoise specialty coffee roaster trailer opened in late 2020 and has made its mark despite debuting in the midst of a pandemic. The signature Me Latte is worth a try iced. It is made with espresso, milk and mazapan syrup. 7327 Loop 1604 W.
What began as a pop-up coffee cart in 2020 is now a brick-and-mortar coffee and art space near McAllister Park. Its iced lavender latte is a favorite but the café also offers a new creative specialty drink each month. This month’s peachy latte is best enjoyed cold. 2923 Thousand Oaks Drive, Ste. 4
The decadent specialty coffee drinks from the bright pink coffee trailer are as tasty as they are Insta-worthy. Cool down with the iced Snowtank, a frozen white chocolate coconut latte topped with whipped cream and coconut cream drizzle. 10555 Shaenfield Road
Early Bird Coffee Co.
Head to the Huebner Oaks Shopping Center for a drink from this Airstream coffee trailer, which delivers its brews in cups with sayings like “Support Your Local Caffeine Dealer” and “Anti-Grinch Serum.” Try their take on the dirty Horchata latte or any other iced latte. 11745 W. I-10
Whether you’ve just completed a bouldering session or workout at Armadillo Boulders or you’re simply in the area, this teacher-owned coffee truck is the perfect pit stop for a caffeine rush. Grab a cold brew, an iced horchata or an iced oat milk latte and remember, teachers always get a 10 percent discount. 1119 Camden St.
Poetic Republic Coffee Company
Located in the heart of Southtown, Poetic is woman-owned and operated and delivers more than just coffee. Along with its popular Down to Earth Cappuccino and summer Coconut Bliss, an iced latte with coconut syrup, the café also plans to host poetry workshops and other literary events this fall. 2330 S. Presa St.
Savage Coffee Co.
In addition to selling specialty lattes inspired by popular Mexican candies, the main mission behind Savage Coffee Co. has always been about empowering women. Try the Tomy Latte, a handcrafted latte infused with syrup made in-house from butterscotch candies, or order a classic horchata iced. 11395 Shaenfield Road
The bright pink coffee trailer that’s woman-owned and operated has become a South Side staple. Try the iced dirty horchata or Mexican vanilla cappuccino with homemade Mexican vanilla syrup (which can also be added to any other iced or hot coffee drink). 103 Carle Ave.
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