Where are the best java joints? Get to know the best coffee shops on the North Fork to visit this summer season for a seriously good cup of coffee and so much more.
If you find yourself on the North Fork craving a cup of coffee and a sweet treat, there are a few spots in particular that you must visit. One being D’latte, opened by Frank Purita in 2003, and now being ran by his daughters, Maria and Gabriella Purita. D’latte is perfect for an Italian style cup of coffee and is known for their cappuccino and Affogato. Paired with Mint Chip or Amarena Cherry Gelato, their most popular flavors, key lime pie, or their other desserts, D’latte hits the spot on a summer day or evening.
If you’re looking for the perfect espresso, Aldo’s Coffee is the best spot for you. Aldo’s coffee is fresh, organic, and roasted in the store. After talking with the owner, Aldo Maiorana, he explained to me that his product is about pleasure, not about quality. Located in Greenport, with a view of the Greenport Harbor, enjoy an italian style shot of espresso, mocha, or cappuccino. Aldo is also famous for his biscotti and scones, and is go to stop for both locals and tourists.
North Fork Roasting Company is a local’s favorite for many reasons. Located in Southold and owned by Jess Dunne and Jennilee Morris, the North Fork Roasting Company is a roastery, with spectacular coffee, teas, and food. Whether you’re looking to grab an iced chai, an acai bowl, or a hot cup of tea, you can find it all at the North Fork Roasting Company. What makes this roastery especially interesting is the environment. You can lounge on their couches, get your work done, or relax outside in the garden. You can even find their dog, Sinatra, in the shop or outside. The North Fork Roasting Company is perfect for any occasion and is a hot spot in Southold.