The City of Trees has no shortage of great cafes with distinct personalities: bold, creative, and well-balanced are just a few types that immediately pour into our minds. So, grab a cup of joe and settle down as we brew up the 12 zodiac signs as Sacramento coffee shops.
♍ Virgo: Pachamama | Aug. 23-Sept. 22
Named after the Incan earth goddess, the farmer owned roastery sums up your practical + grounded qualities. As an earth sign, it sure doesn’t hurt to nurture your roots with the company by donating to plant a coffee tree or two as you sip on your cup of organic joe.
♎ Libra: The Mill | Sept. 23-Oct. 22
With locations in Midtown and East Sac, The Mill is as balanced as you are. You love being charmed, and its coffee will do just that with its specialty roasts + minimalist architecture.
♏ Scorpio: Pivot Cafe | Oct. 23-Nov. 21
The industrial-chic coffee house nestled away from downtown Sac alludes to the dark + discreet qualities you possess. Its Dark Matter roast — with flavors for those who “seek the darkside’’ — sums up your mysterious aura.
♐ Sagittarius: Burnside Coffee | Nov. 22-Dec. 21
As an adventure seeker, you’ll be able to take a quick getaway from the run-of-the-mill at this Midtown coffee cart. Your need for constant change and adventure will be fed with its frequent menu changes + ability to “go your own way” with brews and mixtures of your own making.
♑ Capricorn: Old Soul | Dec. 22-Jan. 19
With breakfast options, you can’t go wrong with this local chain’s four practical spots across the River City. With how hardworking you are, you’ll be pleased to hear each spot has pretty fast Wi-Fi (perfect for remote working).
♒ Aquarius: Camellia Coffee Roasters | Jan. 20-Feb. 18
Located in WAL Public Market — the ground floor to the artist lofts in the R Street District — this creative, colorful cafe encapsulates the eclectic personality you possess. Differ from the normal coffee order and get a horchata cold brew to match your free spirit.
♓ Pisces: Milka | Feb. 19-March 20
Being an introvert, you need a quaint spot to recharge your social battery. This cozy Victorian-house-turned-cafe provides the perfect escapist moment for you to relax with a cup of coffee.
♈ Aries: Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters | March 21-April 19
Known as the bold + courageous leaders of the zodiac, you emulate the multi-award winning Chocolate Fish’s drive and fiery passion when it comes to advocating for what you believe in — from hosting home barista classes to helping coffee professionals further their skill sets.
♉ Taurus: Scorpio Coffee | April 20-May 20
As a luxury lover, you’ll feel right at home at Scorpio. After all, nothing screams opulence like sipping coffee in a fashionably minimalistic cafe + eating stunningly plated breakfast eats, like its Lox Toast.
♊ Gemini: Station 38 Coffee | May 21-June 20
Your extroverted nature suggests you tend to get along with different types of people. From coffee to brunch options, Station 38 has something on the menu to cater to everyone.
♋ Cancer: Temple | June 21-July 22
The sentimental + emotional nature of your sign is the perfect match for Temple, one of Sac’s oldest locally-owned specialty roasting companies. Pair your classic latte with a baked good for all the snuggly at-home vibes.
♌ Leo: Goodside Coffee | July 23-Aug. 22