Sacramento has become a destination for coffee lovers with its wide variety of local roasters. If you’re meeting a friend for coffee, but aren’t a huge fan of coffee itself, no need to deny their invitation just because you’re afraid there won’t be anything you’ll enjoy! Lots of Sacramento coffee shops offer other delicious alternatives, such as various teas, matchas, hot chocolates and even lemonades. Whether you’re not a big fan of coffee or are looking to try something new at your favorite Sacramento coffee shop, here are five non-coffee drinks we think you’ll like a latte.
Image Courtesy of Temple Coffee Roasters
With locations all over the Sacramento region, Temple Coffee Roasters is known for having some of the best coffee and tea in town. If you’re in the mood for a holiday-esque drink that you can enjoy year-round, be sure to try Temple’s Bliss tea featuring peppermint tea, coconut milk and honey steamed in soy milk. Temple also offers nearly 12 other kinds of tea and a delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate for those looking for something to satisfy their chocolate craving.
Temple Coffee Roasters K Street | 2200 K St.
Temple Coffee Roasters 16th Street | 1615 16th St.
Temple Coffee Roasters S Street | 2829 S St.
Temple Coffee Roasters 9th Street | 1010 9th St.
Temple Coffee Roasters East Sacramento | 4201 H St.
Temple Coffee Roasters Arden-Arcade | 2600 Fair Oaks Blvd, Ste. 101
Temple Coffee Roasters Davis | 239 G St.
Temple Coffee Roasters Folsom | 2776 E Bidwell St, Ste. 500
Image Courtesy of Pachamama Coffee
If you’re a fan of matcha, then you and this Strawberry Matcha from Pachamama are sure to be a matcha made in heaven! Pachamama’s Strawberry Matcha features a combination of fresh strawberry and finely ground green tea, lifted with turbinado sugar and balanced with your choice of milk.
Pachamama Coffee Midtown | 919 20th St.
Pachamama Coffee East Sacramento | 3644 J St.
Pachamama Coffee Davis | 130 G St.
Pachamama Coffee Placerville | 312 Main St. #104
Image Courtesy of Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters
Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters has a wide variety of tea-licous iced teas. Their iced teas are brewed in house with flavors ranging from white tea, to very berry tea, to mango tango tea, to black tea, to raspberry mint tea and green tea. If it’s a colder day, not to worry, all of Chocolate Fish’s teas can also be made hot.
Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters East Sacramento | 4749 Folsom Blvd.
Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Land Park | 2940 Freeport Blvd.
Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Folsom | 25055 Blue Ravine Rd.
Image Courtesy of Old Soul Co.
If you’re looking for something refreshing, Old Soul Co. has a house-made lavender lemonade that they make from scratch with lavender from their own farm in the delta. Feeling adventurous? Make it an Arnold Palmer by ordering the “lav lemonade” with their Red Blossom Lychee Iced Tea.
Old Soul Co. at the Alley | 1716 L St.
Old Soul Co. at The Weatherstone | 812 21st St.
Old Soul Co. Oak Park | 3434 Broadway
Old Sol Co. at Capitol Mall | 555 Capitol Mall
Who wouldn’t want to try a brew-ti-ful drink? Milka Coffee has a Tie-Dyed Iced-Tea with Thai butterfly flower, lemongrass, condensed milk and a splash of citrus. Be sure to come selfie-ready because you’ll definitely want to take pictures of this drink for the gram to show all your friends.
Milka Coffee Roasters | 1501 G St.