Look no further than Vintage Paris, a cozy little coffee shop just minutes from Branson in downtown Hollister.
This is one of those places that you’ll want to go back to each and every time you’re in Branson. There are so many unique menu items to try, friendly staff and regulars to talk with, live music, public events and art galleries to explore and of course, fantastic coffee to sip on.
The coffee shop is a little bit secluded and off the main road so I was second guessing myself (and my GPS) before I finally spotted the warm glow of the 107-year-old house that has been renovated to suit a snug and inviting coffee and wine café.
The current owners, Matt and Jessica Farmer are just as welcoming as their café which they purchased from the previous owners in May of 2012. The two have an obvious love for this place and each and every customer that steps foot in the door. The service they provide is beyond generous.
The menu is chocked full of fresh hand-roasted coffee, teas, wine, beer and local pastries. It was a bit overwhelming at first, but after I stood for a few minutes to take in all my options, I finally decided on the Chai tea with a pump of sweet vanilla.
I’ll be the first to admit it, I’m a Starbucks freak. And although their Chai tea is delicious, both iced and hot, Vintage Paris’ Chai is something to be savored. It has a lighter, more natural taste that reminds me of something I would brew up at home. I enjoyed watching them brew it right at the counter and I felt like I was getting something truly worth my money instead of just paying for a mix stirred up in hot water.
Vintage Paris is the kind of coffee shop that makes you want to linger once you’ve got your drink and the inviting atmosphere is perfect for sitting back inside at one of the wooden tables, on the shaded porch out front or out back at one of the tables near the fire pit.
Whether you’re on the hunt for a delicious cup of coffee or just a place to relax with a book, Vintage Coffee is the perfect venue.
Vintage Paris is open Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. It’s located at 260 Bird cage Walk in Hollister.