Kavarna, Since 1999.
Kavarna has been
a hangout for
since its creation.
On any given day you could find a business meeting at the long table on the lower level, old friends catching up on the retro couches, a knitting club working on their next creation, the LGBTQ Alliance hosting an event, a local musician practicing the guitar, a mother and children playing in the kid zone, or yourself, enjoying an excellent book and a great cup of coffee.
Depending on how it’s used, Kavarna (Czech) translates to mean café, coffeehouse, or coffee bar. This is only a small part of what Kavarna really is. Many know Kavarna as a hangout spot, an office, a meeting room, a study lounge, or an event space to name a few. In short, Kavarna aims to be a community center that provides delicious nourishment to sustain the important activities our patrons peruse.
Kavarna offers Green Bay’s best selection of vegetarian and vegan food. Don’t worry meat lovers, we offer delicious deli-style sandwiches with Usinger’s (Milwaukee) turkey and ham, and thick cut Applewood smoked bacon from Cudahy (Milwaukee). Many of our options can be made gluten-free, however we are not a gluten-free kitchen, but we follow strict sanitary codes to help ensure a safe meal.
Sourcing local food is very important to Kavarna. We source foods from local agriculture as much as possible, and work with local producers such as Twin Elms Gardens (Pulaski), SLO Farmers Co-Op (Wisconsin), and many more through Farmer’s Markets in Green Bay. The best vegetarian, vegan, and plant-based meals start with healthy and vibrant produce harvested locally!
One of Kavarna’s most important partners is Anodyne Coffee (Milwaukee)! Anodyne has been roasting coffee beans since 1999. Kavarna and Anodyne worked together to develop Kavarna’s House Blend and the Pelican Blend, both of which are loved by many of our patrons! Kavarna has freshly roasted beans from Anodyne each week, and offers three types of fresh brewed drip coffee every day including Kavarna Blend, a rotating single origin bean, and a decaf option. Make sure to check out our coffee book shelf to find one pound bags of Anodyne Coffee for sale!
Kavarna does not just do coffee! We also provide an ever expanding selection of premium loose leaf teas from Rishi (Milwaukee). Kavarna has rotating selections of flavored black, green, white, and herbal teas along with our staple teas such as earl gray and emerald earl green. We take care to brew each cup or pot of tea with the appropriate temperature filtered water to ensure maximum tastiness! Tasted something you like? We sell it by the ounce, just ask one of our baristas!
Kayla & Mike
Kayla and Mike took the reigns of Kavarna in February 2019. Both are natives to North East Wisconsin, and have loved hanging out at Kavarna for a very long time. Kayla and Mike met for the first time in a Strategic Philanthropy class at UWGB. Both dreamed of one day owning a business together, a dream they realized not long after completing Master’s degrees. When not brewing coffee or cooking black bean burgers, Kayla and Mike like to bike around town, tend to their garden, and cook family meals with their daughter.