The Attic offers a full service espresso bar, an extensive tea shop, and an used book store as three integrated, quality shops in one. Meet your friends or lose yourself in over 3000 square feet of comfortable, inviting space. Surf or work as you connect to the web while enjoying a freshly made beverage and a sweet or savory snack. Come visit us. Your Cup is Waiting!

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Sweet Dirt Acres

Stop by the Attic every Saturday morning (that no winter market is taking place at the KI Center!), 8am-noon, to check out what Keith has brought from Sweet Dirt Acres! This family-run, all-organic farm located near Seymour, WI, has a wide selection of produce, eggs, chickens, pork products, elk, canned goods, and more!

New Leaf Winter Farmers’ Market

The winter market is back at the KI Convention Center for the 8th year in a row! The next market will be Saturday, February 3, from 8am-noon! Future markets are occurring on February 10 and 24, and March 3. Make sure to stop down and stock up on produce, treats, coffee, and more!

A favorite returns!

Mardi Gras is just around the corner, and here at the Attic that means the return of our New Orleans-inspired muffaletta sandwich! Celebrate good times with this delicious combination of provolone cheese, giardiniera salad, ham, pepperoni, and salami, all toasted on a ciabatta roll. Stop in any day of the week for lunch, and laissez les bon temps rouler!

Now Hiring

The Attic is looking for a personable, energetic, independent worker, who is able to start immediately. Must be comfortable with operating a register, handling money, and interacting with customers in a fast-paced environment. Duties include food preparation, lifting/pushing moderate weights, washing dishes, sweeping, mopping, and other light cleaning tasks. Hours are 9am-3pm Saturday, and 9am-2pm two weekdays. Part-time hours to start, with advancement likely. Flexible availability preferred. Applications available in-store.

Holiday “Dinner” Sandwiches!

Made with juicy fresh cranberries from Sweet Dirt Acres, our holiday dinner sandwiches offer a medley of wonderful seasonal flavors! Choose between our holiday turkey, served with provolone cheese, spinach, and our homemade cranberry cream cheese, or holiday ham, served with cheddar cheese, spinach, and our homemade cranberry mayonnaise. Both options come on your choice of Great Harvest bread, with pickles and chips on the side.

Yummy Pup, LLC

In celebration of the NEW Whitney Park dog park, the Attic is now carrying Yummy Pup dog treats to welcome our furry friends to the neighborhood!

Seasonal Cream Cheese

Last year’s popular addition to our cream cheese line-up has returned! This flavorful, homemade cranberry cream cheese has just a bit of a tart kick, making it a delicious addition to a variety of bagels, both sweet and savory.


Our full service espresso bar offers hand-tamped espresso drinks, unique specialty drinks, steamers, smoothies, frappes, Italian sodas, and more! Each day we brew a dark roast, medium roast, and decaf fair trade/organic coffee, and one flavored coffee. Our coffees are roasted locally and restocked weekly to maximize quality and freshness.


Over 70 loose leaf teas are available for your choice of brewing. We will brew you a cup or perfect pot of tea using the correct quantity of tea, brewed for the correct time at the proper temperature. Many of our teas are fair trade/organic and single estate. Select cold brewed iced teas are available year round. We source our tea from eight different suppliers to insure the best in quality for every tea type.

Used Books

Over 6000 gently used books in like-new condition are displayed and for sale. Most books are hard cover with dust jackets. While you are enjoying one of our drinks, feel free to browse through our ever changing selection and find an affordable read to take home.