4 Northern Utah coffee shops to check out when you need a caffeine fix
A latte art leaf is one of many designs to adorn the espressos at Coffee Links.
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Need your daily caffeine fix? Check out these 4 Northern Utah coffee shops.

As temperatures begin to dip and sweater weather arrives, it’s once again the time of year to keep a warm cup of coffee or tea close by. 

Fortunately for Northern Utah, there’s no lack of locations to grab a warm drink while you’re out and about. 

Check out these local spots, as well as community members’ reviews of them.

KAFFEE MERCANTILE

Yelp rating: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars

Location: 1221 26th St., Ogden

Hours: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

What people are saying about it:

“This is my favorite little coffee shop. The owners and staff know how to keep the small town feel, they are always sweet and nice. The coffee is always good and the atmosphere is perfect when you need somewhere to go with the family.” — Yelp user B P.

“Best place to get coffee in town, anyway you like it they will make if fresh and quick. Lots of fresh baked scones and other treats to go along with your coffee. A great place to slow down and enjoy.” — Yelp user Dennis Y.

“This place is great. The food is good and fresh and the coffee is outstanding. There isn’t a large selection of food but it’s more of a coffee shop than a dining place. It has a cool feel inside and a nice space outside to sit and sip your coffee and eat your bagel.” — Yelp user Josh S.

GROUNDS FOR COFFEE

Yelp rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Location: Information here is for location at 111 25th St., Ogden. Grounds also has locations at 3005 Harrison Blvd., Ogden; 4850 Harrison Blvd., Ogden (Wisebird Bookery); 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden (McKay-Dee Hospital); 1480 N. Highway 89, Layton; 2583 N. Main St., Sunset; 167 N. Commercial St., Morgan.

Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

What people are saying about it:

“This is my second visit this week! I just can’t get enough of the chai lattes (trust me, just go for the 20 oz. whole milk option) with nutmeg. The baristas are very friendly and are happy to explain any drink they prepare. Did you know they have bike rentals? Check this place out!” — Yelp user Didi R.

“This is a very chill place. Back when I attended Weber State I would go here every once in a while for poetry slams they held every so often. Recently I was in the area, so I decided to stop by. The employees were very friendly and got my drink just right.” — Yelp user Jordan W. 

“Coffee and espresso are only as good as the one making it and here they have plenty of talent. Amazing drinks. Delicious baked goods.” — Yelp user Josh C.

DAILY RISE ESPRESSO

Yelp rating: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars

Location: Information here is for the location at 1985 W. Antelope Drive, Layton. There’s also a location at 2865 Washington Blvd., Ogden.

Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Sunday

What people are saying about it:

“Cold brew with cream is my go to. They also carry pumpkin spice all year long. They also have it in sugar free. My kiddos love when they are offered whip cream on a straw. The staff here is so friendly. Love when they ask you how your day is going or what your plans are.” — Yelp user Katee L.

“I come here everytime I pass through Layton. The staff is ALWAAAYSSSS the friendliest of all people. Best little expresso shop around here.” — Yelp user Love..

“I love how awesome this place is! Friendly staff and everything on the menu is delicious. Prices are kinda high but totally worth every penny.” — Yelp user Alexia G.

COFFEE LINKS

Yelp rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Location: 3725 Washington Blvd., Ste. 6, South Ogden

Hours: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

What people are saying about it:

“Super friendly, delicious coffee….bright and fun decor! The large is huge! The two workers were very pleasant and welcomed us when we arrived. Can’t say much more!” — Yelp user Leah M.

“Stopped here on my way through based on yelp reviews and wasn’t disappointed. Clean, groovy place, with lots of space. Barista was really friendly and offered recommendations. Went with decaf americano….nice and strong, bold flavor ($2.50 for 12oz). Non coffee options available and they had some delicious looking desserts!” — Yelp user Lu Ann R.

“Try the sandwiches, you won’t be disappointed. You’ll love the coffee, too. Great family run place to hang out.” — Yelp user Brian H.