Drinking coffee, like yelling at the cat, thinking about motorcycles, and setting fire to the neighbor's wicker man, is vital to starting each day. Inaugurate the a.m. with today's Groupon: for $9, you get $18 worth of coffee, pastries, ice cream, and more at Calypsos Coffee & Creamery in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Calypsos caters to cravings with gourmet coffee, which they roast on-site, and a scrumptious selection of pastries, sandwiches, breakfasts, and more. Sip a Fair Trade Ethiopian blend while perusing the eclectic cafe menu. Post-sunrise snackers sink teeth into a morning omelet quesadilla, which combines cheese, ham, eggs, peppers, salsa, and a side of sour cream ($5.99), while the lunch set satisfies appetites for a gorgonzola and tomato panini ($6.99) or a scoop of ice cream ($2.35). Calypsos hosts a litany of live entertainment, including shows from synthesizer virtuoso Craig Padilla and Monday open mic nights, where local comedians and songwriters are free to take the stage and conduct origami workshops using old coffee filters.
Five Yelpers give Calypsos Coffee & Creamery a 4.5-star average:
116 E Lakeside Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814Get Directions