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Shaw's Coffee Limited

Map & Directions 5147 Shaw Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
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314-771-6920
  • Cafe, Coffeehouse
  • Mon-Wed 7am-6pm, Thu-Sat 7am-10pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Not Accepted, Accepted
  • Street

Description

Riverfront Times' Description

Shaw's could be an art gallery, or a $1 million penthouse loft. The former bank space is a breathtaking architectural marvel, with an honest-to-goodness pressed-tin ceiling, transom windows and a still-intact safe-deposit vault you can sit in while you sip a macchiato. Other Euro-style beverage options include French and Italian bottled sodas and granitas (drinkable Italian ices). Eats are just coffeehouse nibbles and pastries, but the java -- oh, the java! Co-owners Walt Boyle and Gail Maher bring in beans from Kenya, Zimbabwe, Sumatra and other locales, then roast them on-site in a gorgeous old roaster. With décor to die for and a quiet, comfy atmosphere, Shaw's might just be the perfect place to while away an afternoon or to engage in an intimate tête-à-tête.

 
Member Reviews

  • JamieK2 wrote a review for Shaw's Coffee Limited
    on 08/02/10
    4

    Great coffee and cute little deli/bakery inside.

  • emko18 wrote a review for Shaw's Coffee Limited
    on 04/30/10
    4

    Great Coffee Shop close to the Hill! Great to sit on the patio and people watch!

  • rftbestof wrote a review for Shaw's Coffee Limited
    on 05/06/09
    4

    Coffee drinkers know that the closer you are to a cup of coffee, the better, and experienced coffee drinkers know the corollary: The closer the cup of coffee is to you, the better. Now, the Midwest is a fine place to grow a lot of things, but not coffee beans. The bean is nothing before it's roasted, of course, and St. Louis is replete with local roasters. The café that roasts... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Riverfront Times on 11/15/10

    RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Jessica Jarvis, Best Barista

  • Jamie C. on 01/22/11

    What a cool place. It's an old bank with a quiet back room inside the original safe. Check it out and support a great place.

  • R Scott M. on 08/05/10

    walk in. see if I am working.

  • daphne r. on 03/20/14

    Brewed iced teas - great vibe. Highly recommend.

  • Noah M. on 10/25/13

    Rad little shop. It's in an old bank so you chill in the old vault. Coffee is delicious as well as the espresso. Check out their scones!!!

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