So G Coffee Roasters

I’M SO GLAD IT’S THE WEEKEND. I have so much fun stuff planned. But that’s not unusual for a weekend in my life. Not trying to be a jerk, just saying – when you  have time off work, MAKE THE MOST OF IT!! :-D You’ll be glad you did!

I’ve got another special place in CT to share with you all today…

Daybreak Coffee Roasters may be my favorite cafe, but Glastonbury has got another gem that is quite tasty and enjoyable to visit!

Another local cafe that has opened in my area fairly recently (when compared to how long Daybreak has been around) is So. G Coffee Roasters. I have to say they win the award for the most clever name. The cafe is located in South Glastonbury (hence So. G), but when you say the name it sounds like you’re saying “that place is SO Glastonbury” as in “SO G”. I get a kick out of that stuff!

Took this shot back around the holidays!

This quaint coffee shop roasts all their own coffees. They don’t have a lot of flavored varieties, but do have delicious bold and mild blends, as well as several types of loose leaf teas. My friend Kim‘s mom has a cousin located in California who  has their coffee shipped to him there!

The shop has adorable decor and cozy window seating – perfect for me. Oh, and the Wi-fi is FREE!

Food options available cater to both those wanting to keep it light (bananas, fruit cups, wheat bagels) and those wanting to live it up (pastries and chocolate).

I’ve only been here a few times, but each time I walk in I don’t even need to look at the adorable chalk menu board to know what I want. I always get the same thing – nonfat cafe au lait made with the boldest coffee on tap!

In love with this mug.

So G is green too, with 100% recycled napkins and plenty of to-go tumblers and mugs for sale.

Oooh…how about that specialty beverage?! Another photo taken during the holidays.

 This is another local cafe with a welcoming, comforting environment. I adore how almost every person who walks in the door knows the owner. You can tell they are regulars who are really dedicated to this place!

So G Coffee Roasters gets two thumbs up in my book - everything about local cafes that I love!

What’s your favorite thing about local businesses?

25 Responses to "So G Coffee Roasters"

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  1. foodwineandslippinitin

    May 4, 2012 at 3:37 PM

    I’m so glad you did a piece on So G- they are one of my favorite places in Glastonbury! I can also relate that whenever I walk in there is no need to look at the chalk board menu I always order the same thing!

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    • Caitlin

      May 4, 2012 at 3:38 PM

      Glad you enjoyed :) I love reading pieces about places I know!

      Reply
  2. Danielle (aka Foodosaurus Rex)

    May 4, 2012 at 3:40 PM

    That looks so cute! Seriously, you and your coffee shops make me jealous! I only have chains around me (not that I’m complaining), but I definitely want to try and venture out to find some others… they have to be around here!

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  3. Lizzie @TheWeekdayVegan

    May 4, 2012 at 3:41 PM

    Fun!!! I LOVE coffee shops. I wish I had a job where I worked remotely so that I could exclusively work in coffee shops… dream come true =)

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    • Caitlin

      May 4, 2012 at 3:42 PM

      AHHH you and I share the same dream!

      Reply
  4. thedancingrunner

    May 4, 2012 at 3:54 PM

    That coffee mug is just beautiful!! I love local businesses as well. Esp coffee shops.

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    • Caitlin

      May 4, 2012 at 3:55 PM

      I wanted to steal it and take it home w/me!

      Reply
  5. Alex @ therunwithin

    May 4, 2012 at 4:45 PM

    What a cute place, sounds like a great weekend ahead!

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  6. Kierston

    May 4, 2012 at 6:21 PM

    I love that mug too! (I have a big thing for mugs!) Your cafe au lait looks delish! Favorite thing about local businesses? The personal touches that make it unique and different from the rest :)

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  7. Matt @ The Athlete's Plate

    May 4, 2012 at 7:37 PM

    A good cup of coffee can’t be beat!

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  8. Lisa

    May 5, 2012 at 12:39 AM

    How cool! Haha, I love the name so G. Awesome. I love me some coffee :)

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  9. fortheloveofkale

    May 6, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    What a gem!!! You’re so lucky to have these little hole-in-the-wall coffee shops nearby. :-) That mus is ADORABLE!!!

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    • Caitlin

      May 6, 2012 at 11:32 AM

      YOU’RE a gem! #ham

      Reply
  10. Presley (@runpretty)

    May 6, 2012 at 11:41 AM

    I need a pastry something serious right now :)

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  11. Asuma

    May 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

    Love that name, So G! :D It makes me smile when cafes and stores and original and cool names.

    Reply
  12. Paige @ Running Around Normal

    May 7, 2012 at 2:13 PM

    I love local coffee shops! We have The Coffee Hound here, which is local, and it just makes me smile to walk into :)

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    • Caitlin

      May 7, 2012 at 2:32 PM

      Yes! I know that feeling.

      Reply
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  14. Patty

    May 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM

    This looks like such a cozy coffee shop to bunker down with a good book and people watch. I love the intimate, yet fun, vibes!

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  15. CoffeeAM.com

    May 17, 2012 at 10:54 AM

    Looks like a beautiful coffee shop! I’d want to sit in there all day. It’s little things like that that make the world a great place :-) greetings from Georgia! –Zack, CoffeeAM.com

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    • Caitlin

      May 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM

      Wow – thanks for stopping by all the way from GA. Great state!

      Reply
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