Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Beautiful day, great coffee house



My wife and I enjoy checking out new coffee houses and the Southern Grind just fit the bill on a recent trip to Orange Beach, AL.


We noticed the shop early last year on a trip to Pensacola, FL and the Gulf Shores, AL area.


The Grind is located at a commercial complex called the Wharf. Time constraints on our earlier trip didn’t allow for visiting the coffee house.

But on our recent trip over that way a couple weeks ago, we worked a visit into our schedule.






During the earlier trip we were motoring around the area at night and the complex stood out in a surreal sort of way. We just had to return.

The Wharf is located just east of where the Foley Beach Express bridge crosses the intracoastal waterway.


This visit was on a Saturday afternoon. The skies were clear, the wind cool and the day was beautiful. 

And the Southern Grind turned out to be a great stop on our day trip.


As usual my wife had hot tea and I ordered a vanilla latte, both which were very enjoyable.

The business, in addition to the coffee shop, also offers home decor, art and gifts.

There is also a second location at the Hotel Indigo on the beach highway in Gulf Shores.


Next post: Feb. 13, 2018.

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