Coffee & Treats in Upper Arlington

Dessert Teas and Pastries at Sweet Simpliciteas (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sweet Simpliciteas

Columbus

$6 $3

Indulgent tea blends include chocolate-chip chai and caramel-cake rooibos

Frozen Yogurt, Bubble Tea, and Smoothies at Sweet Berry Frozen Yogurt (Half Off)

Sweet Berry Frozen Yogurt

Misty Meadows

$10 $5

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In addition to self-serve frozen yogurt, the dessert shop serves up fruit smoothies, yogurt smoothies, and chocolate-flavored bubble tea

Frozen Yogurt and Toppings at Yo-lish Frozen Yogurt (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Yo-lish Frozen Yogurt

Hilliard

$8 $4

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The self-serve yogurt shop lets customers create desserts from 10 rotating flavors and 55 toppings

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt and Toppings at Bad Frog Frozen Yogurt

Bad Frog Frozen Yogurt

Dublin

$8 $4

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More than 20 flavors of yogurt and frozen custard including tart green tea, York chocolate peppermint, and ginger-lemonade sorbet

$28 for $50 Worth of Life Coaching — Reu Wellness

Reu Smoothie + Juice Bar

Tipp City

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Cookies and Cupcakes at Sweet Tooth Cottage (Up to 56% Off). Two Options Available.

Sweet Tooth Cottage

Powell

$20 $9.50

Cupcakes and a variety of cookies, including butter cutouts with frosting to celebrate holidays, events, or just dessert

$4 for $8 Worth of Frozen Yogurt and Toppings at CherryBerry in Powell

CherryBerry

Liberty

$8 $4

14 rotating fro-yo flavors fill cups at self-serve stations before more than 50 fruit, nut, and candy toppings decorate the tangy swirls

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Sandwiches and Coffee at Christian Corner Cafe ($20 Total Value)

Christian Corner Cafe

Etna

$10 $5

Daily specials such as meatloaf and pulled pork pair with fresh-baked muffins and cakes, deli sandwiches, and coffee

$11 for $20 Worth of Coffee and Tea Drinks at Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees

Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Full espresso and latte bar, 12 different teas, eight different coffees, including four flavored varieties are brewed daily

Dessert Package or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Homemade Ice Cream and Diner Food at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl

Tom's Ice Cream Bowl

Zanesville

$22.80 $12

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Dessert package with homemade ice cream sundaes and one pound of chocolates or cashews; diner food including sandwiches and homemade soups

$18 for 16 Pieces of Assorted Printed Chocolate at Signature Confections ($32.50 Value)

Signature Confections

Beavercreek

$32.50 $18

In honor of Groupon's fifth birthday, confectioners craft fill a box with assorted Belgian chocolates printed with a limited-edition image

5- or 10-Visit Punch Card, with Each Punch Good for One 12-Ounce Summer Coffee at Cafe 125 (Up to 58% Off)

Cafe 125

Huber Heights

$17.75 $8

Baristas mix together traditional coffee combinations and custom coffee drinks in 12-ounce cups

Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Orange Leaf (50% Off)

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Dayton

$10 $5

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, ready to be sprinkled with any combination of dozens of toppings

One or Three Groupons for Fro-Yo or Dizzy Frogs at Bad Frog Frozen Yogurt (Up to 50% Off)

Bad Frog Frozen Yogurt

University Park

$8 $4

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More than 20 flavors of yogurt and frozen custard, plus Dizzy Frogs, which blend toppings into frozen yogurt

Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Soyo Yogurt ($20 Total Value)

Soyo Yogurt

Centerville

$10 $6.50

Georgia peach, extreme chocolate, pomegranate raspberry, and dozens of other premium flavors ready to be loaded with candy toppings

One Coffee Drink and Breakfast Item, or 3 $10 Café Vouchers at Heather's Coffee and Café (Up to 58% Off)

Heather's Coffee and Café

Springboro

$11.95 $5

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Four drip roasts and eight specialty coffees pair with classic breakfast items and lunchtime sandwiches and salads

One Dozen Large Cupcakes or Two Dozen Mini Cupcakes at Jojo’s Cupcakes and More (Half Off)

Jojo's Cupcakes and More

Hamilton

$33 $16.49

Gourmet treats range from an Elvis-inspired peanut butter banana cupcake to a vanilla cupcake sprinkled with edible pearls

$8 for $15 Worth of Frozen Yogurt — Hamilton Yogurt City

Hamilton Yogurt City

Hamilton

$15 $8

Self-serve yogurt machines pour out creamy swirls of a variety of fro-yo flavors

Bubble Tea Party for 2 or Private Bubble Tea Party for Up to 10 at Swirly Bears (Up to 51% Off)

Swirly Bears

Cincinnati

$59 $29

You can drink tea and indulge in cookies with your friends

$11 for $20 Worth of Teas and Treats at Boba Cha

Boba Cha

Over-the-Rhine

$20 $11

Bubble teas with tapioca pearls in flavors such as mango, taro, and peach

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Coffee and Gelato at Urbana Cafe ($24 Value)

Urbana Cafe

Findley Market

$8 $4

Italian-style coffee such as cappuccinos, espresso, lattes, Affogatos, and Caffe Shakeratos served from a mobile bar built from a Vespa Ape

Juicing Class for 2 or Party for 10 at Sippy Bears Up to 51% Off)

Sippy Bears

Findlay Market

$59 $29

Learn to combine nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables in a juicer or ordinary blender, then taste half a dozen blends

One, Two, or Five Dozen Cupcakes from A Mother's Touch Cakes (Up to 54% Off)

A Mother's Touch Cakes

Farmer's Market

$30 $15

Baker who uses 10% of every purchase to feed people in need whips up gourmet cupcakes, including gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan options

One, Two, or Three Dozen Regular Cupcakes or Cookies at Sweets By LaDawn (Up to 54% Off)

Sweets By LaDawn

Cincinnati

$23.40 $12

Baker creates custom cookies and cupcakes, with flavors such as red velvet and classic white, and frosting like chocolate buttercream

Frozen Treats at Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt & Soft Serve (50% Off)

Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt & Soft Serve

Cincinnati

$10 $5

Friendly staffers serve frozen yogurts rich in calcium and probiotics, along with sorbet, Italian ice, and soft-serve ice cream

Tea Tasting for One or Two or Private Tea-Tasting Party for Eight at Churchill's Fine Teas (Up to 68% Off)

Churchill's Fine Teas

Over-The Rhine

$35 $16

5,000 years of tea covered in two hours; includes tea tasting, food, and brewing demonstration

Two or Four Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Red Mango (50% Off)

Red Mango

Cincinnati

$10 $5

Indulge in all-natural, award-winning frozen yogurt in nearly 50 flavors

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

Reality Tuesday Cafe

Multiple Locations

$5.09 $3

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

$11 for Five Coffee Drinks at Blend Coffee ($20.25 Value)

Blend Coffee

Covington

$20.25 $11

Community-focused cafe serves up premium coffee drinks, plus from-scratch fare such as sandwiches, breakfast popovers, and barbecue tacos

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $7 Worth of Café Food at Arabica Cafe ($21 Total Value)

Arabica Cafe

Wadsworth

$7 $4

Customers can enjoy pesto chicken sandwiches, mediterranean salads, flavored coffee, and freshly baked pastries while surfing free WiFi

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Intricate notes emanating from a nearby piano. Steam rising off a teacup as it sits on a delicate saucer. Signs of old-world elegance permeate every corner of Mozart's Bakery and Piano Cafe, and owners Anand and Doris Saha wouldn't have it any other way. The European-trained couple have been slinging their famed sugary delicacies in the Columbus area for more than 20 years, after honing their skills in some of Europe's best restaurants and hotels.

However, even their most frequent diners will be astounded by their new, expanded location in a formerly abandoned Beechwold restaurant. While guests still get to enjoy more than 80 European delicacies?some of which helped earned Columbus Monthly's Best Dessert in Best of Columbus 2014?they can now do so on a patio or in one of many rooms stocked with the aforementioned pianos. And even the menu has gotten a slight makeover, with an extensive breakfast selection of savory strudels, quiches, and omelets as well as lunch and dinner entrees including angus burgers, authentic schnitzel, beef stroganoff, and chicken paprikash. The Columbus Dispatch praised the latter for its "excellent sauce of sweet paprika, cream and chicken stock that tastes house-made."

But as proud as the Sahas are of their elegant, continental cuisine, they take just as much pride in helping the community. They were recently honored with the first Columbus Small Business Community Heroes Award from Direct Energy for their fund-raising contributions. The funds have gone toward aiding many different parts of the community, a few of which are a local food pantry, programs for senior citizens, and after-school activities for children.

2899 N High St
Columbus,
OH
US

Divine De-lites owner Kim Herring didn’t set out to become full-time baker. “I was really more of a cook,” she says, “but then whenever we had family functions I always baked stuff.” But not just any "stuff"––breads and cookies that had family and friends raving. For nearly 10 years, others tried to convince her to turn her part-time passion into a career, and when the economic downturn led her to leave her job in the corporate arena, she decided to do exactly that.

To craft her treats, Herring employs family recipes––including one for a much-lauded banana bread––and formulations she developed herself using organic and local products whenever possible. Cookies are her No. 1 specialty, which she whips up in flavors such as oatmeal apricot, peanut butter, and almond butter with fig, and can be made gluten-free, sugar-free, or disguised as salads to suit a range of dietary concerns. But it’s her chocolate-chip cookies that are the real crowd pleaser. “They’re kinda crispy on the outside, but when you break ‘em open they’re real soft on the inside. And [there are] lots of chocolate chips.”

320 Benedetti Avenue
Columbus,
OH
US

The scent of freshly roasted beans emanates from Travonna Coffee House, luring passersby into a café where they can sink into a black leather couch and sip from mugs filled with creamy lattes and cappuccinos. The friendly staff of baristas prepares café beverages behind a simple wooden counter, pairing iced or steamy drinks with vegan baked goods, flatbread pizzas, and gourmet sandwiches. When they aren’t engaged in caffeine-fueled conversation, patrons can surf the Internet on waves of free WiFi or walk across the café’s hardwood floors to peer into a full-size fish tank. The café stays open until 2 a.m. seven days a week; on Thursday and Friday nights, local poets and musicians stage performances for the crowd, who signal their approval by snapping and pelting the stage with packets of nondairy creamer.

1195 N High St
Columbus,
OH
US

Global Gallery is dedicated to promoting Fair Trade handcrafted products from around the world while developing cultural enrichment through educational workshops and social events.

3535 N High St
Columbus,
OH
US

Associated Content featured Kafé Kerouac in its "Top 3 Independent Coffee Shops in Columbus, Ohio" article and The Other Paper named it Best Place to Hear Poetry in 2008. Yelpers give it a four-star average.

2250 N High St
Columbus,
OH
US

Bakery Gingham owner Amanda Ellis’s life-long love of baking is evident in the tiny cake creations she switches up seasonally and offers in a bevy of flavors. Her cupcakes come in buttercream-iced varieties such as Dreamsicle (orange cake with vanilla icing), Snowball (coconut cake with coconut icing), What’s Up Doc (carrot cake with cream-cheese icing), and Elvis (banana cake with peanut-butter icing). Cookie Monster's blend of buttery yellow cake with homemade chocolate-chip cookie dough and vanilla buttercream icing might give you googly eyes and blue fur, while Grandpa's Coffee splashes a little Kahlua into the icing of an espresso cake. You can also show your Ohio pride with a Buckeye Nation (chocolate cake topped with peanut-butter icing with a homemade buckeye baked into the center). And if your operating policy in life is to order foods based on their names alone, try the Grim Raspberry, LL Cool Cake, or Mutant Turtle.

647 N High St
Columbus,
OH
US