CLEVELAND, Ohio — The September chill in the air can only mean one thing — it’s pumpkin spice season. Folks tend to go nuts after Labor Day for pumpkin-flavored everything, especially in their morning coffee drinks.
Starbucks popularized the pumpkin-spiced latte years ago, but it’s remained steadfast as an annual trend. For those folks who would rather support a local cafe business, here are 26 coffee shops in Northeast Ohio with pumpkin-spiced coffee drinks on their menus.
27 Club Coffee
1215 W. 10th St., Cleveland
Machine Gun Kelly’s 27 Club Coffee Shop in the Flats is known for making drinks that are as visually appealing as they are tasty, and the fall menu is no different. The pumpkin pie chai can be served hot or iced and features homemade pumpkin chai concentrate. They’re also serving a sweet potato pie latte with sweet potato and toasted marshmallow syrup, espresso, and purple milk. Even the cocktail menu includes pumpkin spice with the pumpkin pie old-fashioned made with bourbon, pumpkin spice simple syrup, cardamom, and topped with a brûléed orange.
5 Points Café
3600 W Park Rd., Cleveland
5 Points Coffee has debuted a pumpkin pecan latte on its menu with a nutty twist. The fall-flavored drink can be enjoyed both hot or iced, featuring organic pumpkin and pecan syrup and topped with cinnamon for added coziness.
Arabica Coffee House
4138 Erie St., Willoughby
Arabica Coffee House in Willoughby celebrates the pumpkin spice trend all year long. You can order a pumpkin spice latte any time of the year, even though it feels the most appropriate in the fall.
121 Main St., Chardon
Aside from fall specialty drinks, Beans in Chardon has pumpkin pie-flavored syrup that customers can add to lattes, cappuccinos, cold brew, and more. The café rolls out new specials on a regular basis, so there are sure to be more pumpkin options throughout the season.
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Blackbird Baking Company
1391 Sloane Ave., Lakewood
Blackbird Baking Company is another café that offers pumpkin spice syrup on its menu on a seasonal basis. Customers can add it to drip coffee, lattes, and beyond.
16806 Madison Ave., Lakewood
Brewella’s loves any seasonal excuse to debut festive menu items, so fall is no exception. For 2023, Brewella’s seasonal menu includes a Jack-o-Latte with pumpkin spice syrup or a pumpkin-flavored Chai for tea drinkers. Both options are an ideal pair with the seasonal candy-apple crepe on the menu.
2840 W. Market St., Fairlawn
Café Arnone is a great destination for fall drinks. Outside of featuring a hot or iced spiced pumpkin latte, the menu also features festive drinks like almond chai, caramel apple butter cold brew, and a maple blondie latte.
14701 Detroit Ave. Suite 1, Lakewood
Caffeine in Lakewood is another café with a pumpkin spice latte on its menu, but that’s just one festive drink option for fall. Another cold option with a similar flavor profile is the Pumpkin Heaven Cold Foam Cold Brew with vanilla and pumpkin pie syrup.
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23 S. Main St., Akron
Akron’s Chameleon Café is another fall coffee menu worth seeking out, pumpkin spice latte aside. The shop also has fall specials like pumpkin spiced chai and Butterbeer latte that provide a distinct festive flavor.
103 W. Liberty St., Medina
Cool Beans in Medina has an entire menu aimed at people who live for the fall latte season. The seasonal flavors for lattes include pumpkin spice, toffee nut, blackberry pie, and maple spice, so there’s something for every flavorful profile.
2011 W. 25th St., Cleveland
Edda in Ohio City has its own fall-favorites menu complete with a Cozy Pumpkin Latte available hot or iced. While it’s not pumpkin-flavored, they also make homemade caramel apple cider and chai cider for the season.
Erie Island Coffee Co.
19300 Detroit Rd., Rocky River
148 Middle Ave., Elyria
Erie Island Coffee Company is the destination for coffee lovers. The seasonal menu at the café includes a pumpkin pie latte that is blended with pumpkin pie-spiced caramel. The same sauce is used to flavor the pumpkin cold brew and the pumpkin chai on the menu. There’s even a frozen pumpkin spice frappe for people who want to feel the fall vibes but still drink something icy.
15526 Madison Ave., Lakewood
Goodkind Coffee has a fall seasonal menu with a pumpkin-infused chai latte to scratch the pumpkin spice itch. The menu includes a Fall Latte made with maple syrup, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. There’s also Newton’s latte made with apple butter and caramel.
6425 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
Gypsy Beans in Gordon Square is a reliable neighborhood staple for morning caffeine fuel. The café sells a classic pumpkin spice latte on its menu for fall alongside regular coffee and tea drinks.
Harbor Perk Coffeehouse & Roasting Co.
1003 Bridge St., Ashtabula
Ashtabula residents looking for festive fall sips should stop at Harbor Perk for its seasonal menu. The pumpkin gets a moment in the pumpkin cream nitro cold brew, but that’s just the beginning. The coffee shop sells an Oversized Sweater latte made with brown sugar and baking spices, a Harvest Moon mocha featuring praline, and a Caramel Apple frozen whip drink. Harbor Perk also features a matcha latte with blackberry and a salted caramel chai drink.
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46 Ravenna St. Suite D2, Hudson
20 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls
Heartwood has two locations for folks to seek out this fall to try their fall menu, which includes the humble pumpkin spice latte. The shops in Hudson and Chagrin Falls also serve other barista-crafted specialty drinks, which may be the only thing to sway you away from the classic PSL.
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33445 Station St., Solon
The flavored caffeinated drinks from Heritage Coffee are always delicious, but they get extra cozy during the fall season. Heritage Coffee in Solon serves pumpkin cold foam cold brew as a specialty drink while also offering pumpkin flavoring for lattes, shaken espressos, and beyond.
Kave Coffee Bar
584 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton
Kave Coffee Bar celebrates the season with a fall flight of drinks for customers to try a bit of everything. The 2023 flight includes a pumpkin marshmallow latte that’s a bit sweeter than the typical PSL. The other drinks are a hot maple chai, a Butterbeer latte, and a hot apple cider.
2529 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
Lekko Coffee has debuted a fall menu that has an identity of its own. Instead of the traditional pumpkin spice drinks, Lekko is making Fall Spice lattes and Autumn cold brew to accompany the changing of the seasons. The fall menu also features a fig old-fashioned, s’mores latte, and an apple crisp.
Mojo’s Coffee Shop
600 Dover Center Rd. Suite A, Bay Village
Mojo’s in Bay Village makes its pumpkin spice latte with a decadent touch. The latte is made with natural pumpkin flavoring, and fall-inspired spices, and topped with a pumpkin sauce drizzle for even richer flavor.
15613 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
3385 Tuttle Rd. #104, Shaker Heights
Nature’s Oasis has two locations in Greater Cleveland for fans to pick up treats, including a pumpkin spice latte this fall. The menu at both stores is full of warming lattes, from s’mores to turmeric ginger.
Nervous Dog Coffee Bar
1530 W. Market St., Akron
4161 Steeles Pointe, Stow
2101 Richmond Rd., Beachwood
3763 W. Market St. Suite C, Fairlawn
Nervous Dog locations have shifted to their fall menus for 2023 which obviously include a Harvest Spice latte made with pumpkin spice, hazelnut, and gingerbread. Other fall options include a Bonfire Mocha made with toasted marshmallows, brown sugar cinnamon, and dark chocolate, or an apple pie latte.
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10675 Main St., Mantua
Restoration 44 is another coffee shop that offers pumpkin spice all year round. Whether it’s a pumpkin spice latte or frappe or cold brew topped with pumpkin spice cold foam, there are endless ways to enjoy the autumn flavor all year round.
13417 Madison Ave., Lakewood 2275 Professor Ave., Cleveland
Roasted will have pumpkin on its fall menu. They utilize homemade vegan pumpkin syrup in their drinks, like the iced vanilla chai (also made in-house) with pumpkin cold foam.
Six Shooter Coffee
15613 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland
4193 Pearl Rd., Cleveland
Six Shooter’s fall menu is another list full of one-of-a-kind drink options for the season. A Collinwood Basic is the drink most similar to a pumpkin spice latte, which is made with brown sugar, pumpkin pie spices, espresso, and vanilla milk. Other items include an iced horchata latte and a bourbon pecan oatie drink.
The Coffee House at University Circle
11300 Juniper Rd., Cleveland
Fans of pumpkin spice can add a shot of the fall flavor to their lattes all year round at The Coffee House in University Circle. The café has a long list of cozy flavor boosters aside from pumpkin spice, including caramel, toasted marshmallow, and butter pecan.