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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Beer Garden
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“Great spot for good coffee and brew -- outside beer garden in the summer time with good free music and a lively local scene.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
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“An Ypsi local favorite. This eclectic space provides brunch dishes and intelligentsia coffee! Great for families! They have a little kiddie corner!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“Wonderful restaurant serving food that emphasizes in season ingredients - nice local bar -- draws many millenials so if you're over 40 and you want to feel a part of the youth scene go here for a bit.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Ypsilanti's best coffee. Student/hipster/artist/nerd/townie hangout. But don't be in a hurry, service here can be slow.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Plenty of seating with a large widow looking onto Michigan Avenue. Friendly staff offering coffee and tea drinks as well as sandwiches and other light fare.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Mysterious coffee shop tucked away behind the food co-op with interesting & charming building, great service that treats coffee like fine wine. You'll enjoy -- most of the other venues in Ypsilanti serve Hyperion coffee -- it is that good!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Great music, central location, a great place to hang out. Check the website for hours and entertainment schedule. Musicians can be quirky, call before heading over to avoid heartbreak. Catching them at their best is soooooo worth it!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Sweetwater's is just a short walk from the Bungalow. A local chain, they provide great coffee, tea, and baked goods. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Great place for coffee and pastries, other interesting drinks and ice cream. Comfy place, great service and internet.”
  • 3 locals recommend