Looking for a daily pick me up or a place to hang out and read or visit with a friend? Check out our list of the 5 best places to get a delicious cup of coffee in Anderson County. All of them offer a variety of drinks with their own special touch.

Historic Downtown Clinton – Downtown Clinton is known for its antiques shops, but did you know it has a great selection of coffee shops too? Clinch River Tattoo and Coffee – It’s not very often you can get a delicious coffee in the same shop that you can get a tattoo, but in Historic Downtown Clinton you can. The Clinch River Tattoo and Coffee Shop is a hidden gem located directly across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse and is definitely a contender for the best coffee around. The coffee beans are roasted fresh every day and you just can’t go wrong with any drink on the menu! From lattes and cappuccinos to cold brew and fresh lemonade, there is something for everyone. They also have a great selection of desserts and pastries.

Continue down Main Street and you will see Amelia’s Café located in the Cadence Antique Building. Amelia’s offers a great selection of coffee, as well as cold drinks, sandwiches, salads and soups. Expect to be filled with feelings of nostalgia as you’ll be surrounded by antiques and collectibles.Be sure to make some time to browse the shop!

Make a turn onto Market Street and you will find the newly opened E. Claire’s Coffee Shop. In addition to the great selection of coffee and lattes, we recommend trying an Italian cream soda! At E. Claire’s, you will find a welcoming and cozy atmosphere. It is the type of place you’ll want to cozy up with a book and a delicious cup of Joe! If you stick around for lunch, their menu has a great selection of sandwiches and soup as well.

Hot Bagel Company – They may be known for their delicious New York style bagels, but at Hot Bagel Company in Oak Ridge, you can also enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or cappuccino. Imagine a steaming cup of coffee with a homemade eclair, another one of their specialties! Their hours are Thursday and Friday from 6 am – 7:30 pm and Saturday from 7 am – 1:30 pm, so it’s perfect to stop by and get your coffee and bagel before work or even a weekend breakfast and cappuccino.

Sweet Café - Located in the city of Norris, Sweet Café is a great stop for a cup of coffee or hot tea. Pair that with one of their homemade cinnamon rolls, cookies or other delicious sweet treats and you’ll want to visit again and again. They also offer a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You may want to bring the kids to sweet café too, they have a great selection of ice cream and delicious milkshakes!