124 Park Central Square, Springfield, 417-866-6645
Since 2007, The Coffee Ethic on Park Central Square has been serving coffee and sourcing beans ethically to protect the planet. Dedicated to the full experience of coffee—perfect for coffee obsessives—you can pick up brews lovingly crafted to please any palette. Grab your grind from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.
2010 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson, 417-239-4619
If you’re a little further afield from Springfield, you still have some great places to grab coffee on the go. From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, eXpresso Coffee on the Go has a selection of classic and signature coffees, teas, chais and eats like protein-packed oatmeal and daily baked treats.
813 N. Main St., Nixa
For those starting their day in or passing through Nixa, Cup of Joe’s offers drive-through coffee from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cup of Joe’s was founded by Joseph Weatherly after a trip to Italy when he was 19. There, he was introduced him to the magic of espresso, which inspired him to open his own coffee stop. Keep an eye out for a new patio as the weather heats up, too.