Peekskill Coffee House
101 S. Division St., Peekskill
Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pm; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pm; Sunday, 7am-6pm
Serves a signature hot chocolate, with the option to flavor with a selection of 12 syrups. If you prefer chai, the coffee house offers fair trade and organic tea in original, honey-vanilla, and decaf varieties, or try the yerba mate for a uniquely South American flavor. Live music on Fridays and Sundays.
Silver Tips Tea Room
3 N. Broadway (Route 9), Tarrytown
Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
Serious about its love of tea, this room is home to nearly 175 varieties of full-leaf blends in two-cup, four-cup, and six-cup pots. Silver Tips also features an Afternoon Tea that includes two tea sandwiches, a scone with cream and preserves, a slice of cake, and your choice of a two-cup teapot.
Slave to the Grind
58 Pondfield Road, Bronxville
Friday, 6am-11pm; Saturday 6:30am-11pm; Sunday, 6:30am-10pm
Popular with families and Sarah Lawrence students alike, this shop features three chai teas: original, vanilla, and spiced. Slave is also home to three hot chocolates—original, peppermint, and hazelnut—and a variety of teas, including herbal raspberry.