Have some caffeine with your palm trees at these piping-hot spots.

Courtesy of TIFFANY CARTER APRIL 12, 2018 RESTAURANTS

 Gré Coffehouse & Art Gallery in Palm Springs offers the Upside Down Latte, which comes iced in a mason jar.  PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIFFANY CARTER

Gré Coffehouse & Art Gallery in Palm Springs offers the Upside Down Latte, which comes iced in a mason jar.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIFFANY CARTER

Gotta have our coffee!!

I look forward to the early morning. Rise and shine when the desert is coolest, the traffic on Highway 111 hasn’t quite peaked, and it’s perfectly acceptable to cruise into a coffee shop sporting a messy bun and sweats with dried toothpaste on the front. No judging before 8 a.m., folks.

The aroma of just-ground, dark-roasted coffee beans is right up there with new-car scent, chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven, and freshly cut grass. Here are the best places in the Coachella Valley to get your fix.

Read all about the best coffee shops here...