Coffee & Treats in Bardstown

$11 for Five Medium Cups of Gelato at Gelato Gilberto ($21.25 Value)

Gelato Gilberto

Prospect

Scoops of handcrafted gelato in 20 flavors, from Salted Caramel to Tiramisù

$21.25 $11

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$15 for a Five-Visit Frozen Yogurt Punchcard at Lula's Frozen Yogurt & Treats ($25 Value)

Lula's Frozen Yogurt & Treats

Highlands

Rotating mix of frozen yogurt flavors that changes weekly topped with candy and fresh fruits

$25 $15

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$13.50 for a Five-Visit Punch Card, Each Punch Valid for $5 Worth of Treats at Mee Mee's Treats ($25 Value)

Mee Mee's Treats

Louisville

Nearly 20 flavors of frozen yogurt and sorbet, plus cake pops, dipped strawberries, and yogurt pies

$25 $13.50

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Mini Donuts or Catered Mini Donut gift boxes for 50 from London’s Mini Donut Bar (50% Off)

London’s Mini Donut Bar

London's Mini Donut Bar

Half-dozens of freshly baked miniature donuts covered with four standard toppings: powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar, glaze & chocolate glaze

$4 $2

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$15.99 for an 8-Inch Ice-Cream Cake at Dairy Queen ($24.99 Value)

Dairy Queen

Middletown

Premade and custom ice-cream cakes combine decadent flavors such as chocolate and vanilla soft serve with fudge and chocolate crunch

$24.99 $15.99

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Superfood Smoothies and Organic Juices at Life Bar (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Life Bar

Multiple Locations

Staff blend together smoothies using 100-percent plant-based ingredients to create vitamin-rich drinks that can help boost health and energy

$12 $7

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Fresh-Baked Treats and Meals at Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Café (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe

Multiple Locations

Menu loaded with light café-style dishes such as ham-and-cheddar omelets, open-face tuna melts, pecan sticky buns, and cheesecake bars

$12 $7

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for One Dozen Donuts at Adrienne & Co Donuts and Desserts ($22 Value)

Adrienne & Co Donuts and Desserts

Multiple Locations

Menu with dozens of donuts, such as long johns, donut holes, and fruit-filled bismarks

$11 $5

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$16 for One Dozen Cupcakes at Caramanda's Bake Shoppe ($33 Value)

Caramanda's Bake Shoppe

Multiple Locations

Skilled bakers make one dozen cupcakes from scratch in more than 25 flavors, such as chocolate swirl, red velvet, and coconut cream

$33 $16

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Baked Goods at Old School Bakery ($32 Value)

Old School Bakery

Huntingburg

Bakers concoct sweets such as strawberry-chocolate cake balls, fruit tarts, turnovers, and gluten-free apple cake

$8 $3

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for One Coffee Drink at Reality Tuesday Cafe ($20.36 Total Value)

Reality Tuesday Cafe

Multiple Locations

Organic, fair-trade coffee from Cincinnati-based roaster Seven Hills pairs with homemade pastries and cheesecake

$5.09 $3

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$10 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $4 Worth of Coffee at Jet Coffee ($20 Total Value)

Jet Coffee

Florence

Drive thru coffee shop serves hot and cold espresso drinks, blended-coffee drinks, and smoothies; sugar-free, soy, and almond milk available

$4 $2

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In the heart of Bardstown lies The Java Joint, a refueling station where hungry patrons can stock up on sandwiches, soups, quiches, and coffee. The menu unfolds to reveal a long list of sandwiches, such as the 3rd Street club—a trio of roast beef, bacon, and provolone topped with veggies and blue cheese. Between bites of quiche or spoonfuls of soup, diners sip on freshly roasted Heine Brothers coffee, made from organic beans that were fairly traded for a rare baseball card. Plaid tablecloths, wooden chairs, and a wall of pottery make one part of The Java Joint's interior as rustic as a tree fort's breakfast nook; this look is starkly contrasted by a bright mélange of colors at the front of the eatery, where purple, green, and yellow walls sprout from a black-and-white checkered floor.

126 N 3rd St
Bardstown,
KY
US

Each morning at Amazin Glazin Donuts, master donut architect John Rizer lays out freshly fried ring-shaped treats as early as 5:30 a.m., sweetening up his customers’ morning routines. Customers can stop by before work for a dozen gooey, glazed creations to share around the cube, or stuff all twelve confections into their own cheek pouches for later. Either way, two donut-dunkers can both wash the sugary circles down with a morning cup of joe. Unfortunately, Rizer's airy gems sometimes sell out before midday, forcing customers to wait out their crave for 24 hours or attempt to sate it indirectly by pulling donuts in the parking lot.

515 N Mulberry St
Elizabethtown,
KY
US

Recently mentioned in the Wall Street Journal, Through the Looking Glass caters to the tea crowd with a blend of whole leaf teas, tea accessories, and gifts. Brew sippers can combat lip freeze by slurping green teas, black teas, oolong teas, white teas, tea blends, and herbal tisane. Menu offerings let lunchers languish over elegant treats including the croissant with brie or chocolate ($3.50), the red knight chili ($6.50), and the Cheshire cheese plate, a pairing of two cheeses such as brie, rosemary asiago, lacy swiss, bavarian boy blue, and Babybel resting on a tuffet of water crackers and fruit ($6.50).

629 Washington St
Shelbyville,
KY
US

Justin and Kristin Gilbert spent three years in Italy, visiting gelaterie in more than 20 cities to mine artisanal secrets before opening their own shop. In choreographed musical numbers, the duo handcraft dense, flavor-packed gelato in small batches using local milk and fresh fruit. From a repertoire of more than 100 recipes, Justin and Kristin curate 20 flavors at a time. Past and present flavors include poached-pear zinfandel, orange-ginger dairy-free sorbetto, and chocolate orange?one of Justin's favorites, according to a feature in Louisville Magazine. Delicate cr?pes conceal Nutella or lemon and sugar. The cozy shop also sends forth its mobile cart to cater office snack breaks, weddings with as many as 2000 guests, and Roman legions on the march.

9434 Norton Commons Blvd
Prospect,
KY
US

Gourmet Traditional, Old - Fashion Cupcakes the way your GREAT Grandma used to make.. BUT BETTER !!!

10616 Meeting St
Prospect,
KY
US

Nicolette Spears used to think green tea tasted like bad, stale grass-clippings. So when she began studying the importance of brewing temperature, it was a revelation. ?Green tea is like a vegetable: if you burn the leaves, it tastes really bitter. That was sort of an eye-opener to me.?

Now, at Louisville Tea Company, Ms. Spears brews more than a hundred tea varieties according to strict standards, paying attention to each brew?s optimal brewing temperature, steep time, and leaf-to-water ratio. She also considers her tea?s origins: she sources Japanese green tea directly from a small tea farm in Japan, and the Kenyan Ajiri Tea employs Kenyan women and funds orphan education in West Kenya.

Additionally, Ms. Spears strives to educate newbies about tea. At the tasting bar, she brews fresh pots of the shop?s tea of the day. During the shop?s classes and tea tastings, tea experts delve not only into tea origins and flavors, but the positive effects on human health and boring water.

9305 New LaGrange Road
Louisville,
KY
US