Poet's Coffee - On The Square


Located on the Square in Downtown Cookeville, Poet's is a fan favorite of many locals in town. One of Cookeville's oldest coffee shops, Poet's Coffee offers a modern cafe setting while staying true to its small-town beginnings. Poet's features Organic Fair Trade coffee and espresso from Nashville roaster Bongo Java, as well as teas, hot non-cafe drinks, and frozen coffee and non-cafe drinks. Poet's Also serves breakfast and lunch. What a great place to sit outside and relax with friends, study or research inside with a calm atmosphere, or bring the kids to enjoy a treat from their menu, including brownies, cookies, muffins, scones and more. Check out their full menu here.


Poet's Coffee - South


Poet's Coffee South opened in 2015 , becoming a second location to Poet's Coffee on the Square in Downtown Cookeville. This location features a drive thru, and serves, breakfast, lunch, treats, drinks and their famous coffee. Folks enjoy this location and appreciate the amazing customer service and delicious gourmet coffee brews. Check out their full menu and location here.




Cream City Ice Cream & Coffee House

Latte, Mocha, Americano, Breve, Macchiato, Frappe...your favorite coffee drink is waiting on you today at Cream City. A landmark and historic gem in Downtown Cookeville, is the Cream City Ice Cream sign.  Originally displayed in 1950, it was the largest neon sign between Nashville and Knoxville and people came from far and wide to see it.  The sign is among some of Cookeville's most photographed subjects. Cream City Ice Cream was previously a manufacturing facility. In 2011, it was renovated and turned into what Cookeville citizens voted the best Dessert Shop in Cookeville over 3 years in a row. To view their full menu, click right here.


Charity's Bake Shop & Cafe

 Charity brings her unique experience and talents learned from Sullivan University Culinary School to everything she creates. Since 2014, her quirky and adorable shoppe has been nestled near downtown Cookeville.  Along with steaming coffee and espresso beverages, she also serves pastries, cupcakes, fruit smoothies, breakfast and lunch, as well as a catering service. She custom designs and bakes beautiful cakes to have her customers smiling at their next wedding, party or event. To view her breakfast and lunch menu, click here. To check out her dessert menu, click here.


Starbucks Coffee - Cookeville

Located conveniently on Interstate Drive, a.k.a. Restaurant Row, which is right off of Interstate 70, the extremely popular chain coffee shop and cafe is always full of customers eager to get their next Frappuccino or Latte. For their full menu, just click here.