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Oscura Cafe + Bar

Oscura Cafe + Bar in Bradenton, FL

| Ashley Smith |

While ordering that all-important first cup of the morning, grabbing a midday pick me up, or meeting a friend for lattes, while taking advantage of free Wi-fi, Oscura Café + Bar will surely have what you are looking for. This Downtown Bradenton coffee shop has quickly become a favorite upon caffeine seekers since hitting the scene in August 2018.

Mission of Oscura Cafe + Bar

Oscura’s mission is “to bring local businesses together to transform our city into something invigorating and new.” Oscura aims to fill that need by partnering with small businesses, local artists, and renowned roasters to bring an entirely new experience to the area. They are eager to host events and bring back The Friendly City Flea, local musicians, trivia’s, workshops and other fun interactive activities.

The Café is currently undergoing a new face and is excited to partner with their new neighbors Kava Social Club which they will share a covered tiki, the “Kava Garden”, which will feature outdoor seating and giant adult games and are in hopes to be open soon for the community to enjoy. Shop followers include writers, local artists, theater nerds, tech geeks, students, office workers and truly is a home to the creatives and entrepreneurs in the area.

Online presence +

During the Pandemic, they have heavily used their online presence by offering user friendly online ordering on their website, with contactless pick-up, dine in or outside seating at permitted capacity. The menu consists of a variety of coffees, espresso-based drinks, a refreshing variety of teas, baked goods, as well as grab-and-go sandwiches.


Local menu favorites are the Iced latte with oat milk, Cold brew, Matcha or Chai Lattes and from the Café, their favored Avocado and Benedictine Toast, and the Veggie hummus sandwich. Oscura Café + Bar is excited to soon be rolling out their new (21 +up) “bar” carrying local and craft brews, assorted wines, and ciders. Stop by the café to get a taste and more information.

Now offering Catering and Venue Rental at 540 13th St W Bradenton, FL
Current Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm (Closed Sundays)
New Expanded Hours Coming Soon for those Night Owls Support them on their journey with a Gift Card purchase or if able, donate to their Café Relief Fund Follow them on Instagram or Facebook.

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Photos from Oscura Cafe + Bar Facebook Page.

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