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Cozy Drink Spots in Galena Country

‘Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm cup of comfort! We’ve rounded up some toasty ‘hot spots’ where you can relax and thaw out this winter in Galena Country!

Big Bill’s Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar, Galena

Savor a steaming cappuccino, sip on a Chai Tea Latte or indulge in a Hot Chocolate topped with cream at this full-service coffee bar. They expertly roast their coffee in small batches – try their brew of the month and take some home with you! Make a meal of it and indulge in gourmet breakfast and lunch deliciousness!

Bread and Vine Bakery, Galena

Cozy up to a classy coffee at this French and Italian-inspired cafe. Pair your espresso with signature items such as flavored macarons, chocolate tart, French beignets, giant eclairs, pain au chocolat, pure butter croissants, and more!

Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Galena

Visit this local craft distillery for a tour behind the scenes and then treat yourself to a Hot Toddy made with Bourbon, honey, fresh lemon juice, and hot water before heading back out into the cold!

Elle & Becks, Galena

This unique spot features a Coffee & Gelato bar within the confines of a lifestyle boutique that offers the latest in fashion, accessories, and homeware. You can even take their delicious coffee home with you!

E-Town Coffee Co., Elizabeth

This cozy spot offers freshly ground coffee, espresso, and other warm drinks. Enjoy a tasty sandwich and browse local art on display and choose a bottle of wine from the wide selection of wines.

Frank O’ Dowds Irish Pub, Galena

How about an Irish Coffee in an authentic Irish pub? This pub was designed and handcrafted in Ireland itself. Together with your coffee, the live entertainment and good Irish cheer is bound to warm you up in no time!

Galena Bakehouse, Galena

This high-quality grab-and-go bakery features delicious coffee, gourmet pastries, cupcakes, empanadas, and lunch options using local ingredients, always made from scratch.

Galena Cellars and Massbach Ridge Wine Tasting Rooms, Galena

Warm-up while sipping on a glass of mulled wine (Gluhwein) at one of these local tasting rooms situated on Galena's Historic Main Street. Browse many award-winning wines to enjoy at home.

Galena Roasters, Galena

This lovely local cafe prides itself in offering Specialty Coffee roasted in-house served on the bar as espresso drinks, brewed coffee, and cold brew. They carry Galena Roasters coffee in retail bags, including many different single origins and blends and different roast levels, so you can bring Galena Roasters home with you when you leave!

Kaladi’s Coffee Bar, Galena

Make yourself comfortable in this family-owned coffee shop. Enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up or delicious hot chocolate as well as a selection of delicious baked goods!

Mean Bean Roasters, Galena

Think custom gourmet coffee! Here you have the option to custom design a personal coffee blend and label. Choose up to five different mouthwatering flavors to create your own individual and unique blend. Enjoy a warm cup of freshly brewed java, made locally by fellow coffee lovers.

Millennium Bar & Marina, East Dubuque

Tucked away in a slough in East Dubuque, Millennium brings its style of home cooking to the Mississippi River but they also offer specialty drinks including boozy loaded cocoa, spiked coffee and even candy cane martini's... okay that's not a warm drink but it warm you up from the inside!  

Stella’s Café & Catering, Stockton

After “striking a pose” in front of Stockton’s famous downtown murals, warm up with Stella’s famous Caramel Macchiato! Housed in the W.E. White Building, listed on the National Historic Registry, Stella’s is known for its beautiful original tin ceiling and artful ambiance. Step across the street to Sweet Alice's for some take-home treats and blooming teas!

Thriving Thistle Market, Apple River

Situated on the famous Stagecoach Trail in Apple River, lies this little gem! Not only is it a gas station, but here you will find wholesome nourishment too! Grab a Bullet-Proof coffee (coffee with butter and coconut oil blend) a delicious bite to eat, and fuel-up for your travels!

Trolley Depot Coffee & Tea Co., Galena

This family owned and operated coffee and tea shop specializes in hand crafting each beverage with skill and precision. On the menu, you will find ethically sourced and locally roasted (Galena Roasters) coffee as well as an assortment of full-leaf Fair Trade Organic teas. Delicious pastries, pre-packed snacks and ice cream are also on offer. 

Now that we've got you all nice and toasty… you are ready to explore more of Galena Country! Spend the weekend in a place that's as original as you are. These dining options will take care of your hunger when the time comes and they will have cozy drinks to keep you going too!