Caffeine in the QC: Our Coffee-Shop Picks

Caffeine in the QC: Our Coffee-Shop Picks

The Quad Cities is booming when it comes to coffee. We chose to highlight a few exciting additions and some old favorites! Happy caffeinating!  

Source:  392 Davenport  Instagram

Source: 392 Davenport Instagram

392 Caffé   

502 W 3rd St, Davenport, IA 

Perhaps the most buzzed about addition to Quad Cities’ coffee is located on W 3rd Street in Davenport. With seriously delicious coffee, fruity smoothies, and fragrant teas, not to mention grilled cheese that can only be described as majestic, 392 Caffé is a perfect example of the thriving and youthful downtown.  

Hours:  Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 5pm, Sat-Sun: 7am - 3pm

Check out their website

Source:  EM Coffee  Instagram

Source: EM Coffee Instagram

East Moline Coffee Company 

3537 Archer Dr. East Moline, IL  

Situated on a neighborhood street corner off on Archer Drive, “East Mo” has become a staple to many coffee drinkers who value its cozy atmosphere and friendly staff. This morning spot has a vast array of tasty drinks, including seasonal favorites and the highly regarded Thin Mint Frappe. There is also a wide array of sugar-free options available.  

Hours: Mon-Fri: 6am - 2pm, Sat-Sun: 7am - 2pm

Check out their website

Source:  Awake  Facebook

Source: Awake Facebook

Awake Coffee 

1430 4th Ave, Rock Island, IL 

The newest kid in town, Awake Coffee, located right off the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, is bound to be a hit. They serve a variety of coffee, food, and energy drinks, including exciting flavors like Warheadz and Pixi Dust. And with a convenient drive-thru, you might need to make your bridge detour permanent.

Hours:  Mon-Sat: 6am-9pm, Sun: 6am-2pm

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Source:  QC Fuel  Facebook

Source: QC Fuel Facebook

QC Fuel 

2501 53rd St. Moline, IL 

This little shop off of Avenue of the Cities in Moline proves that speed and health don’t have to be mutually exclusive. It could be mistaken for another drive-thru café, but there are definitely aspects of QC Fuel that set it apart. The first is its futuristic touch-screen ordering system, the first in the QC! Additionally, while you can still get your old favorites, the array of protein shakes, as well as health-conscious snack choices is refreshing. 

Hours:  Mon-Fri 6am - 7pm, Sat: 7am - 6pm, Sun: 8am - 5pm

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Source:  Dead Poet’s  Facebook

Source: Dead Poet’s Facebook

Dead Poet’s Espresso 

1525 3rd Ave #A, Moline, IL 

Housed in one of the most charming buildings in downtown Moline, Dead Poet’s Espresso is the perfect place to visit with friends, write poetry, or muse about the famous dead poets whose portraits hang on the walls. With to-die-for coffee and a variety of tasty treats, you won’t want to leave this special spot.  

Hours: Mon-Sat: 6:30am - 4pm

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Source:  Coffee Hound  Facebook

Source: Coffee Hound Facebook

Coffee Hound 

3451 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf, IA 

If you love dogs and coffee, you’re in luck. With an abundance of dog-themed décor and delicious coffee, Coffee Hound off Devils Glen in Bettendorf is the place for you! Their menu is extensive and delicious, but try their Peanut Butter Pup Latte for a special treat! 

Hours: Mon - Fri: 6am - 8pm, Sat: 6:30am - 7pm, Sun: 7am - 7pm

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