Sit back and sip on a nice, tall glass of iced coffee typically served with cold milk, or hold the dairy and sugar with any brew simply chilled to perfection. Die-hard coffee lovers may disagree, but sometimes it’s just too hot to enjoy a cup of steaming drink. On days like this, or any time of year, refresh with the best coffee over ice. Find the top local iced coffeeat these St. Louis shops.
Blueprint Coffee
6225 Delmar Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 266-6808

Enjoy the eclectic attractions in the Delmar Loop, and then treat yourself inside this unique, posh shop that gets coffee brewing right starting with the blueprint of individual beans that are showcased to highlight specific brews each for a short period of time. Any of their cold brew pour overs are a great choice with a pastry, and the iced coffee is amazing. Choose unusual flavors like coffee cashew cinnamon vanilla that mixes sweetness with a nutty spice. Sit and enjoy with a pastry, and then take home your choice of bottled iced coffee flavors for an anytime treat.

Coffee Cartel
2 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 454-0000

Get your coffee fix anytime day or night at this Central West End shop opened 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Satisfy your taste buds with deliciously refreshing iced coffee. Try the Thai iced coffee for a flare of roasted sesame seeds, or go patriotic with a classic Americana iced coffee. Either way, enjoy the ambiance of the Central West End on the large outdoor patio while you sip.

Park Avenue Coffee
1919 Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 621-4020

Bring your laptop or mobile device for a great place to hook up with strong Wi-Fi, and get some work done or just sit and enjoy. Pair iced coffee with the most crave-worthy, melt-in-your-mouth gooey butter cake in the area. Go for a regular coffee over ice, or venture into more flavor like the iced caramel macchiato, which is much like the hot drink by the same name that offers vanilla and caramel that tastes as good as It smells, only this version is served with cold milk over ice. You can also order a vanilla or mocha that both mix with espresso and cold milk or the Thai coffee that combines espresso with sweetened condensed milk.

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The Cup
28 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-6111

Cool down to a sweet break after a hectic day with a vast array of delicious cupcake flavors and an iced coffee refresher. Step inside, and share in the dream of a local little girl turned shop owner baker. While the cup in the name of this bakery refers to cupcakes, there is another hidden secret ingredient that pairs well with baked goods. The coffee, espressos, chai lattes served cold and iced coffees are among the best in the area and happen to pair well with a giant cupcake.

Rise Coffeehouse
4180 Manchester Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 769-9535

Slow down, just bring a book along and sit for awhile at a coffee house that believes in community and sustainability while using only local beans to brew. Don’t be afraid to gather the entire family, because there is a nice reading and play area for kids at this haven in the Grove. When you want a refreshing iced variety to an otherwise served-hot drink, select from a variety of iced coffees that are sourced locally with flavors changing often. Try options like the Kyoto cold brew, a cayenne mocha or any other choice over ice while they last.

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