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Top 5 Instagram Worthy Coffee Shops With The Best Festive Lattes

December 15, 2021 /   Interval Coffee, Lower East Side

The holidays are all about love, memories, friendships, good food and great coffee… of course! Celebrate holiday cheer by sipping some of the best festive lattes right here, in downtown Milwaukee.

Canary  CoffeeCanary Coffee

You do not want to miss out on this multi-roaster experience located on 720 N. Old World 3rd St - Canary’s lattes are handcrafted with love and the finest roasted espresso. The atmosphere will have you in awe, the bright whites and greenery makes for the perfect backdrop in any photo. Make sure to try Canary's seasonal menu while you're here. The Sugar Cookie Latte will not leave you disappointed. The latte consists of house-made white caramel and vanilla and topped with a crisp Brûlée.



Located in BMO Tower on 790 N. Water - Fiddleheads serves both walk-in guests, and office tenants. And while there are many festive drinks to try, the Cinnamon Toast Latte is a fan favorite. The latte is flavored with maple spice and brown sugar syrup as well as cinnamon steamed milk. Sit back and sip holiday joy in this sleek-designed space. 





If you are looking for the perfect study spot or a place to chill, Fairgrounds is your home-away-from-home. If chocolate is your guilty pleasure, the Spiced Cinnamon Mocha is one worth highlighting and picturing for your Instagram feed, I promise you. The coffee bar is equipped with swings, so while you sip (or wait for) your coffee make sure to test out the swings! Don’t forget to tag #ourfairgrounds on your photos for a chance to be featured on Fairgrounds very own, wall of fame.


Interval Coffee

Interval Coffee


This contemporary coffee shop in the Lower East Side will have you *heart eyes*.  The Cookie Milk Latte is a must-try, the latte includes gingerbread infused oat milk and can be ordered iced or hot. And best yet, all of the coffee and espresso is hand pressed and brewed. And while you’re here, make sure to take advantage of all the best photo opportunities - especially the exterior wall that spells out coffee!


Stone Creek Coffee


Located in the heart of downtown on 422 N. 5th St, visit Stone Creek’s headquarters! The Factory Cafe is a great place to relax and learn the art of coffee; Stone Creek offers a series of public classes and tours for anyone interested in learning the intricacies of coffee, learn more by clicking here. If fruity drinks are more your style, you need to try Stone Creek’s Old Fashion Latte. Available hot or iced, the latte includes cherry flavoring, honey, and bitters. 


Westown, East Side, heart of Water Street - wherever you find yourself Downtown this December, spread love and sip joy this holiday season - Cheers, Milwaukee!


About the Author: Payton Trieglaff is a Junior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Special Events & Marketing Intern with Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, advancing downtown's strategic priorities through marketing, events, and social media.

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