Coffee was the dream of Nick Page and Gretchen Smith along with
their parents Jim and Barbara Didlo. In 2002 they created an inviting
atmosphere with comfortable seating and a slightly art deco feel
where you could enjoy a quality espresso drink with friends.
August of 2008, Jim and Myra Kitson purchased the shop and have
continued the tradition of quality drinks and pastries in a warm
and welcoming atmosphere. We're passionate about continuing the
tradition of quality and contributing to that are our knowledgeable
on the walls from local artists brings life to the shop and changes
monthly. On Friday and Saturday evenings you'll often find music
and the last Sunday of the month is swing dance night. Visitors
to the shop can also enjoy a magazine or book from our shelves
or play one of the provided games with friends.
house espresso is specially blended for the straight shot by a
wonderful micro-roastery in Laramie, Wyoming. It is rich and sweet,
and so full of character and body that the thick, deep créma
lingers all the way to the bottom of your cup.
menu features both hot and cold espresso drinks with the shop's
signature cold drink - the Bean Freeze. The Bean Freeze is a combination
of white chocolate and caramel blended with ice and gently cold-brewed
espresso, topped with whipped cream. You can also flavor the Bean
Freeze with any of our other syrups.
drip coffees are the wonderful blends from Crimson Cup. The house
coffee is Armando's Blend, a compilation of coffees from Central
America, Indonesia and Africa chosen for their individual flavor
characteristics (medium roast). We also brew a variety of light
and dark roasts throughout the week to provide customers with
a broad experience of coffees.
the mood for a pour over? Ask the barista which coffee they have
been enjoying lately.
Drinks, Pastries and Soup
in the mood for an espresso drink or coffee? Explore our variety
of organic loose leaf teas and bagged teas along with tasty Big
pastries are headlined by our two-layer carrot cake. We also offer
a variety of pastries baked from scratch on-site on a daily basis.
through spring, Metropolitan serves up a variety of soups during
the lunch hour. Chicken Tortilla and Cheddar Baked Potato are
favorites. All soups are available in large cappuccino mugs or