Eating Arizona: Songbird Tea & Coffee

This week’s Eating Arizona post is sort of a two-fer. I’ve been spending a lot of time exploring downtown Phoenix recently and came across this sweet coffee house (you may recognize the exterior from this post).  My sweet photographer and I stopped in and I treated us to some tea and coffee.  We sat down, were approached by one of the owners, and I knew immediately that I wanted to feature them on this series.
Songbird Coffee and Tea
Johnathan and his wife, Erin, opened songbird to fulfill a lifelong dream Erin had of owning a coffee shop.  They have a unique space shared with an art gallery and in a convenient location to the grad students who live down the street.  Their menu is full of simple, straightforward drinks made to the highest standard.  Behind the register you’ll find a collection of loose leaf teas that are brewed into the most amazing iced tea I’ve ever had.  My only complaint is that my tea was so amazing I drank it way too fast and immediately wanted more.  Not such a rough complaint to have, if you ask me.
Songbird Coffee and Tea
Songbird Coffee and Tea
I noticed the picture makes it seem like salsa came spilling out of my burrito when I cracked it open but this, friends, is not the case.  I like to dip my burrito in salsa and that seems to be the most effective way to make that happen.  Moving right along…
Songbird Coffee and Tea
In addition to their well-crafted beverages they sell locally made burritos that are extremely unique…to say the least.  I indulged in a plantain and bean burrito and was blown away by the amazing flavors.  I’ve also had the pleasure of eating a steak burrito that was equally delicious.  I have been multiple times now and cannot wait for my next visit.  It’s extremely out of my way and well worth the drive.  I love spending freelance days sipping on some tea and snacking on a burrito.  Great customer service, top notch food, and iced tea to swoon over.
Songbird Coffee and Tea
Songbird Coffee and Tea

images c/o Ashley Guzman Photography

Get more info on Songbird at their website: www.songbirdcoffeehouse.com

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