Athens has a plethora of fantastic coffee shops, each with its own atmosphere and flavors, and this autumn they are pulling out all of the fall flair! We all like a pumpkin spice latte, but there has to be more to fall flavors than PSLs, right? Right! Check out our list of coffee shop specials this fall in the Classic City.  


Sips Espresso Cafe


Where: 1390 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606. 

What: Come out to  Sips Espresso this fall to try their delicious (and creative) seasonal menu!

  • Hocus Pocus: pumpkin pie and blackberry dark chocolate mocha
  • The Basic Witch: pumpkin spice and vanilla cold brew topped with cold foam
  • Apple Cinnamon Situation: caramel, apple, and cinnamon latte
  • The Bookworm: pistachio, honey, and rose latte
  • Ghostly S'mores: toasted marshmallow and cinnamon latte

Sips pride themselves on "taking the pretentiousness" out of coffee shops, all while serving a mean cup of joe and a wide selection of tea. So enjoy a tasty seasonal drink on their iconic covered patio with garage doors on all sides. A fall afternoon can't get better than that! 

Sunroof Coffee

Where: 175 Tracy St K5, Athens, GA 30601

What: Sunroof Coffee may be new to the Athens area, but not to amazing fall specials:

  • Punkin' Chunkin: pumpkin spice latte with a splash of chai and cinnamon
  • Canadian Shaken: an iced shot of espresso shaken with allspice, nutmeg, apple cider, and Sunroof's homemade maple lavender syrup poured over milk
  • Season Roast from Firelight Coffee

Sunroof Coffee opened in August of this year, and since its grand opening, the store has experienced amazing support from Athens locals and students. The store is owned and operated by co-founders Reid Finnegan and Nick Alliston. Come out and show your love for this small business by trying a potential new fall favorite! 

Molly's Coffee Company

Where: 8830 Macon Hwy Bldg 100, Athens, GA 30606

What: Molly's Coffee Company is starting spooky season right with a couple of fall specialties:

  • Trick-or-Treat Yourself Molly's Mocha: pumpkin mocha with chocolate from Condor and pumpkin made in-house
  • Sic 'Em Soda: cherry and blackberry syrup soda  

Molly's Coffee Company is a cute and quaint shop with a wide range of offerings. They specialize in a variety of drinks from matcha and tea to kombucha and unique sodas. Whether you're in the mood for enjoying a seasonal beverage or trying something new, Molly's is the spot for you!


Where: 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601

What: Hendershot's specializes in much more than just coffee... check out these fall offerings: 

  • RZM: raspberry mocha
  • PSL: pumpkin spice latte
  • Mama Raz: espresso martini with house-made raspberry syrup
  • Angry Punkin Pirate: spiced chai, spiced rum, and house-made pumpkin spice syrup 

Hendershot's is the one-stop shop for food, drinks, and entertainment! Named one of the top fourteen coffee shops in Georgia, Hendershot's has a full bar offering coffee, tea, beer, wine, and cocktails. And most notably, this shop offers live music from both local and national acts. So come out to Hendershot's this fall for a tasty drink and a great atmosphere!

Sweetie Pie by Savie

Where: 150 Whitehall Rd, Athens, GA 30605

What: Though Sweetie Pie by Savie may be famous for delicious baked goods, they also offer an array of unique fall beverages:

  • Autumn Thai Latte
  • Spicy Tumeric Mocha
  • Coconut Curry Latte

Get a taste of Thailand at this one-of-a-kind cafe and bakery. Sweetie Pie by Savie first started as a homemade bakery in Bangkok, Thailand in 2011, and relocated to Athens, Georgia. So come out this fall and try a drink you can't find anywhere else in the Classic City!

Jittery Joe's

Where: 297 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601

What: Jittery Joe's is a notorious Athens coffee brand for a reason... be sure to check out these fall favorites:

  • Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Latte
  • And of course, a hot or iced Pumpkin Spice Latte

Jittery Joe's has several locations around town with fun fall favorites! This season be sure to try out these beverages Downtown, in Five Points, or on the East Side. Athens is proud to be the hometown for over 20 years of this growing name in small-batch coffee roasting. Today, over a generation of UGA students and Athens residents can thank Jittery Joe's for study space, group project meet-ups, and the fuel to keep going.

Walker's Pub and Coffee

Where: 128 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601

What: Walker's Pub and Coffee doubles as a cozy cafe during the day and a traditional pub at night. Check out these fall specialties:

  • Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martinis (only on Thursdays)
  • Traditional Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Walker's is an Athens hotspot that offers top-notch coffee, brews, plus top-shelf liquor selections, in the heart of the action on College Square. While roaming the streets of Downtown Athens this fall, be sure to pop into Walker's for a drink!

Condor Chocolates 

Where: 1658 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30606

What: This fall, Condor Chocolates has its classic pumpkin spice latte, but that's not all. Check out their fall truffles too:

  • White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice
  • Dark and Stormy
  • Chai Caramel
  • Chipotle Honey 

Condor is a bean-to-bar Ecuadorian chocolate shop & cafe. Come visit this Athens staple this fall at the main Five Points location, the Downtown Cafe, or the Chase Street Warehouse location. Enjoy your favorite fall drink with some specialty chocolates!

Ellianos Coffee

Where: 925 US-29, Athens, GA 30601

What: Ellianos Coffee is your quick and easy coffee spot with great specials: 

  • Pumpkin White Mocha Latte
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Freezer (limited time)
  • Salted Turtle Latte
  • Pumpkin Spice Latte
  • Pumpkin Chai
  • Salted Caramel and Toffee Latte

Ellianos Coffee combines speed and quality at its drive-thru coffee shop. Get tasty fall drinks from the comfort of your own car. Ellianos provides all things coffee, breakfast sandwiches, and baked goods. You don't want to miss these tasty fall treats!


Stay tuned! If we hear about more awesome fall specials, we'll update the list!


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