All we want for Christmas is brew! This holiday season, Eau Claire's local coffee shops are sleighing the festive coffee drinks and are bringing a holiday twist to their menus. Find places that are offering jolly java and a whole latte love this holiday season, and check out the cozy coffee drinks to try this holiday season in Eau Claire!
Drink Pictured - Rosemary Latte (Photo Credit: Eau Claire Downtown Coffee)
When staying at The Lismore Hotel, stop down at ECDC for your morning coffee this season! Choose from holiday-themed featured drinks crafted with house-made syrups including a Peppermint Mocha, an Orange Ginger Mocha, a Snickerdoodle Latte, created with house-made brown sugar and cinnamon, or a Rosemary Latte. Sip on your drink while hanging out by the fireplace at ECDC and The Lismore Hotel, or take your order to go and hit the downtown scene for holiday shopping and to visit the holiday tree outside the Pablo Center at the Confluence!
Every month at Cabin Coffee Co. in River Prairie, you can order the Drink of the Month to kickstart your day! December's Drink of the Month is a Candy Cane Mocha created with white chocolate, peppermint, whipped cream, and candy cane pieces. Be sure to head back in January for a Cinnamon Roll Mocha made with white chocolate mocha & vanilla flavor, topped with whipped cream, white chocolate drizzle, and cinnamon powder. Get through the rest of the cold winter season with a Melt My Heart Mocha, a delicious dark chocolate and strawberry mocha, in February 2024.
Drink Pictured - Seasonal Hot Chocolate (Photo Credit: Racy D'Lenes Coffee Lounge)
Enjoy a Christmas cafe experience at Racy D'Lenes and The Nucleus this season. Whether you're just stopping in for coffee or are looking to fill up with a whole brunch, Racy's is making holiday drinks that are perfect for the month of December. Try a Lumberjack Latte, served hot with maple syrup and brown sugar, or order a Seasonal Hot Chocolate made with cinnamon, peppermint, and white chocolate. Get an unforgettable breakfast at the local's favorite, The Nucleus Cafe, and check in to see more seasonal coffee drinks at Racy's!
Get all the holly jolly flavors this season with Kahvi's holiday drink menu. Try a classic Peppermint Mocha, made with espresso, chocolate, peppermint, and whipped cream, or go the non-caffeinated route with Rudolph's Hot Cocoa made with hot cocoa and butterscotch flavors. Get an extra festive holiday drink at Kahvi by ordering a Mistletoe Match created with green tea matcha and peppermint flavors, a Brown Sugar Spice Latte crafted with espresso, salted brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg, or get something sweet with the Frosted Sugar Cookie Latte made with cold brew, brown sugar, vanilla, and white chocolate foam.
Photo: The Goat Coffee House
Stop at The Goat Coffee House on your way to work or class for seasonal coffee to keep you going this holiday season! The Goat's holiday menu includes a Peppermint Mocha, a Gingerbread Chai Tea, a Hazelbut Cinnamon Latte, and the special drink, a Cardamom Crush, also known as a Maple Cardamom Latte. Grab some goodies on your stop at The Goat and try some breakfast and pastry options for a happy holiday morning in Eau Claire!
Head over to Osseo, WI, and visit the latte flight artists at The Osseo Nickel Barn! This holiday season, choose from deliciously cozy coffee flavors including the Peppermint White Chocolate latte, the Toasted Marshmallow Latte, and the Log Cabin Latte. While you're sipping on your holiday brew, browse through the barn and shop for holiday-season gifts like antiques, cheeses, home decor, jewelry, and more! See more holiday events happening this season in Osseo here.
Drink your way into the Christmas spirit with specialty drinks all December long at The French Press! The month's featured drinks will include a Spice Orange Chai Tea, a White Chocolate Cranberry Mocha, a Gingerbread Latte, and a Maple Cold Brew with Cold Foam. Whether you like your drinks fruity, spicy, or sweet & cold, The French Press has an option for everyone! Pair your drink of choice with seasonal cookies, scones, bars, cakes, and pastries for a cozy breakfast at The French Press, and be a part of their fundraiser for Toys for Tots in early December 2023!