Ah, coffee. It’s just about the only thing that’s good about a Monday morning … or really any morning. We all know that the West Coast cities Portland and Seattle and San Francisco are headliners in our nation’s coffee culture, but there are other coffee hot spots around the country that might surprise you.
To find them, Livability looked at the number of coffee shops in the city, average prices for a cup of joe, the number of roasters in the area and, of course, the overall quality of life (Livability has to be true to its name, right?) to bring you this list of unexpected cities with awesome coffee scenes.