It's fall, so bring on the pumpkin-flavored everything. Oh and the apple-flavored everything. And then mix those things with some spices and some chocolate and you've got a friend in me forever.
Oxford has a ton of places to explore for yummy fall flavors, from snacks like caramel apples to start-your-day-right coffee brews. For the age 21+ crowd, there are also pumpkin beers and ciders at several bars uptown.
Make your way through the list and get one of everything because why not? After the summer we've all had, we deserve to indulge.
Where: 107 E. Church St.
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 4 pm - 10 pm
This fall Books & Brews has several delicious selections of seasonal beer. Try the Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale or the Sam Adams Octoberfest. There's also a Books & Brews original, Clifford in the Pumpkin Patch.
Not a fan of beer? No problem! Books & Brews will also be selling apple cider, either with or without alcohol added. It's up to you!
Where: 4000 Oxford Trenton Road
Open: Every day 9:30 AM - 6 PM
If you've taken a stroll through Butterfields Farm Market recently then you already know about their many fall flavors perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.
We're talking pumpkin cookies and brownies, caramel apples, and apple cider slushies. Or you can get their regular non-slushy apple cider, but to that we say: why not both?
Where: 325 S. College Ave.
When: Mon - Sunday, 11 AM - 10 PM
Gaslight Brewhouse always has a delicious, ever-changing Burger of the Month and for October it's a Bratwurst Pretzel Burger with homemade beer cheese and crispy onions.
Additionally, they have an Oktoberfest Pizza topped with brats cooked in Oktoberfest beer and caramelized onions. Feeling something spooky? Try their Witches Brew Milkshake. Take one look at it and you'll see why the kids will love it.
Where: 38 W. High St.
Open: M - Sat, 7:30 AM - 6 PM | Sun, 8 AM - 4 PM
Kofenya has no shortage of delicious treats. In addition to caramel apple cider and pumpkin spice flavored drip coffee, they're selling pumpkin scones, maple pecan scones, and Chubby Bunny chocolate chip pumpkin donuts (vegan and gluten-free).
And it goes without saying but Pumpkin Spiced Lattes are also on the menu. In fact, get creative and add the pumpkin spice flavoring to any drink you want.
Where: 512 S. Locust St., #2129
Open: Mon- Sat 9 AM - 8 PM | Sun 10 AM - 6 PM
Moon Co-op is your one-stop-shop for all things pumpkin this fall.
At Moon you'll find Chubby Bunny pumpkin bars, pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, and chocolate pumpkin swirl brownies. Additionally, the Co-op has pie pumpkins (those little pumpkins perfect for decor or, you know, making a pie), both roasted and raw pumpkin seeds, pumpkin curry hummus, roasted pumpkin butter, and canned pumpkin perfect for baking and smoothies.
Where: 120 S. Locust St.
Open: Wed - Sunday 6 AM - noon.
Once again, the Oxford Doughnut Shoppe has a glazed pumpkin spiced donut that is literally the best thing to start your day with. If pumpkin's not quite your thing, the Doughnut Shoppe also has a maple frosted donut which feels like a fall flavor but has the benefit of being available all year!
Pro-tip: It's an understatement to say that the Oxford Doughnut Shoppe is popular so get their early before their made-fresh-daily donuts are all gone.
Online Ordering and no-contact delivery
Imagine sitting out on your porch on the perfect fall morning, the air crisp and the ground crunchy. The icing on the cake? A hot cuppa joe that you brewed yourself.
The Oxford Coffee Company is once again selling their popular Spooky Brew, a blend of nutty and chocolatey flavors balanced with seasonal spices. It's the perfect cozy addition to wrapping up in a blanket and watch the leaves fall.
This is a limited time item through October 31st so orders yours today!
Where: 321 W. Spring St.
Open: Every day 2 - 10 PM
Your favorite soft serve place in town is serving several delicious seasonal flavors now through Nov. 15th: pumpkin, cheesecake, apple cider, and salted caramel.
Is your mouth watering yet?
Pro-tip: Get the swirl! Really treat yourself and swirl the pumpkin & cheesecake or the apple cider & salted caramel.
Where: 11 W. High St.
When: Mon - Sun, 11 AM - 9 PM
Every fall Bodega brings back their much loved Roasted Pumpkin and Apple with Bacon soup! It's the perfect mix of sweet and savory and literally tastes like a big bowl of fall.
Bodega doesn't offer this soup every day but at least once a week in the fall. Keep an eye on their Instagram because they'll post it on their Specials Board when it's available!