Blueprint Coffee

Bakery | Coffee House
One of the best

There is nothing uniquely regional about Blueprint Coffee, but it is such a nice place to have a cup (or as it is known in this type of establishment, a pour) and the pastries to go with it are so excellent, that I would be remiss not to salute it.

Coffee-brewing here is a fastidious craft, cups created one by one using a drip filter (aka the pourover method) and lattes come beautifully decorated with milk-foam art. The various available coffees (with beans procured from exotic locations around the globe and roasted on premises) are rated in degrees of sweetness, brightness, and body. My taste buds aren’t nearly sophisticated enough to savor the various nuances, but I can tell you that the cup of Indonesian Toarco I drank was strong, perfumy, and satisfying. And the espresso was intense, deep, and rich, but not the least bit bitter.

Among the excellent pastries to savor are thumbprint cookies filled with artisan jam, blueprint biscuits sprinkled with coarse salt, and a cinnamon bun with espresso icing.

Blueprint ambience is urban hip, which all too often means a condescending staff. But not here. Our barrista and the woman who explained what each pastry is couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful.

There is a 2nd location of Blueprint Coffee at 4206 Watson Rd.

What to Eat
Blueprint Coffee, Espresso
Double espresso comes in a double shot glass. It isn't quite as intoxicating as hooch, but it is high-proof on the caffeine scale.
Blueprint Coffee, Thumbprint Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Light, flaky, and anchored by truly fruity jam, Blueprint's thumbprint cookies are grand coffee companion.
Blueprint Coffee, Biscuit
A fresh biscuit is sprinkled with coarse salt and accompanied by freshly-made jam.
Blueprint Coffee, Espresso Cinnamon Roll
Espresso Cinnamon Roll
Espresso icing tops Blueprint's cinnamon roll.
Blueprint Coffee, Latte
Some coffee hounds like to stare into a dark, mysterious pool of coffee that is like a primeval black hole. Others prefer beautiful latte art as made by Blueprint barristas.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday7am - 5pm
Monday7am - 2pm
Tuesday7am - 2pm
Wednesday7am - 2pm
Thursday7am - 2pm
Friday7am - 5pm
Saturday7am - 5pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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