Coffee. It’s what we run on as moms, right? (Ok, and wine. But there’s another day for that.) Today we’re celebrating National Coffee Day. Yes. It’s a thing. We’re sharing some of our favorite local shops, homemade coffee drink recipes, and a roundup of coffee deals you can find around town. What are you waiting for, mama? Get to sippin’!
21 Favorite Local Coffee Houses from our Contributing Team
Try a local spot that you’ve never visited before! Bonus — those designated with a ** have a DRIVE THROUGH OPTION! Let us know about your fave spot coffee shop in the comments!
Authentic Coffee Co.
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Multiple Locations: East Nashville, The Gulch, Germantown
East Nashville & Murphy Road locations
Multiple locations: Brentwood, Midtown, Murfreesboro
500 W. Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075
Multiple locations: 12th South and East Nashville
3939 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216
Sweet 16th (try the “crack” syrup!)
Tennessee Pour House
The Coffee House @ Second and Bridge
144 2nd Ave. N, Franklin, TN
Three Brothers Coffee
As always, we encourage our readers to call ahead to make sure that your nearest location is participating in the promotion! Let us know about any National Coffee Day freebies we missed!
Bruegger’s Bagels – Bottomless Mugs Giveaway for National Coffee Day 9/29
Maui Wowi – Use the code ALOHACOFFEE for 50% off online orders on National Coffee Day.
McDonald’s – McDonald’s will donate all McCafé coffee proceeds to Covenant House on 9/29
Starbucks – Starbucks will donate a coffee tree for every brewed cup of México Chiapas coffee you buy on 9/29
Whole Foods – 10 Ways to Celebrate National Coffee Day Including $1 Off 16 oz Allegro Pumpkin Spice Latte
Coffee Drink Recipes
Our contributing team loves a good homemade coffee beverage too. Celebrate in your very own kitchen with one of the yummy recipes below!
Hot coffee (or double shot of espresso) + 3/4 tbsp coconut oil + almond milk. Use frother to mix it all up. It’s AMAZING.
Coffee Grounds Uses
So you made your coffee. Now use the grounds in a fun way too!
Mix coffee grounds mix with equal part sugar. Pack into a jar. Pour in olive oil to moisten. Use as body scrub to exfoliate and uplift. (This scrub is especially nice when made with #TwoRoast grounds! Coffee + cacao = yum.)
Coffee grounds also make excellent additions to compost piles.