4804 E. Chandler Blvd.
In addition to fresh sandwiches and coffee beverages, The CoffeeBuzz serves also as an art gallery, featuring local artists, young and promising as well as professionals, excelling in the painting and photography arts. Open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. fall through spring, and Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the summer.
Cups N’ Crepes
4232 E. Chandler Blvd., Phoenix
Ahwatukee’s best kept secret. The coffeehouse and creperie offers a variety of crepes for breakfast, lunch or early dinner. Choose from the regular menu or create your own. Salads are also available, as well as hot, iced and blended coffees, tea and Italian soda. Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Dine in or carry out.
Great Harvest Bread Co.
1730 E. Warner Road, Tempe
This bakery and gourmet coffee shop offers tasty homemade breads, cookies, muffins, scones, rolls and bread sticks all made with fresh whole wheat ground in the store. The line of breads features 12 different flavors each month. Customers can also choose from a variety of soups and sandwiches, gourmet coffees, juices, smoothies, gift bags and baskets, jams and jellies and gift cards. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays.
4740 E. Warner Road
Locally-owned and operated, its chefs bring 20 years of restaurant experience to the table. The restaurant strives to provide a community gathering place where Ahwatukee residents, and anyone looking for high quality food at a reasonable price, can come together and enjoy a meal and a glass of wine or simply a cup of coffee on the patio. Open Sunday through Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 6:30 a.m. to10 p.m.
Lilo’s Coffee Haus
4747 E. Elliot Road
Independent coffee shop is serves many organic flavors of coffee, a large selection of teas, coffee drinks and even some muffins and pastries. They have a little dining area with couches, books and comfortable chairs as well as free wi-fi available.
Paradise Bakery & Cafe
940 N. 54th St., Chandler
Display cases feature freshly-made oven-warm brownies, cakes and cookies. The breakfast menu offers a variety of omelettes, wraps, croissants, Belgian waffles, quiche and fresh fruit; and choose from an array sandwiches, soups, Paninis, wraps and salads as the day goes on. Hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.