Coffee and books are a great excuse to have a solo date. Behind the train tracks in Fort Lauderdale lies a hidden coffee shop that will take you on a literary journey; Brew Urban Cafe is a funky coffee shop inside a warehouse with the best cozy atmosphere for your summer reading binge.

This coffee shop is definitely a hole-in-the-wall and a great place for creatives to meet, work and chill. Brew Urban Cafe has a sprawling book collection with vintage decor that will make you feel like you are inside a secret coffee shop alley in Brooklyn.

Away from the urban chic area that surrounds the city, this coffee shop is a bookworm's haven. The coffee shop is hidden inside C&I Studios in FAT Village. The grand bookcase wall with wooden furniture and burnt books hanging from the ceiling will transport you into a Harry Potter-like setting. 

Brew Urban Cafe makes every guest feel at home. It is a hidden gem for creatives, poets, writers, and entrepreneurs that enjoy a well-crafted drink while perusing through old books and magazines. 

Coffee brewing is their specialty and the coffee shop offers different brewing methods such as V60 pour-over, Chemex, Aeropress, cold brew, latte, doppio espresso, cortado and more. Brew Urban Cafe's coffee is locally roasted by Wells Coffee Company bringing the best taste and coffee beans from around the world.

According to Zeinab Kristen from "this coffee shop takes the gold medal for the most underground experience."

Brew Urban Cafe is a hodgepodge of modern photography and antique furniture creating the ideal hideaway where the creator goes to get lost and find their artistic soul.

Brew Urban Cafe

Address: 537 NW 1st Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Hours: 7 am to 7 pm

Why you need to go: This is a hidden gem behind the train tracks in Fort Lauderdale. Brew Urban Cafe is the perfect hideaway to enjoy a cup of coffee and warm conversations.