We go to coffee shops not only for our daily fix of caffeine. You might think it's the cute barista behind the counter or the chill music coming out of the speakers, but there are a latte more details a joint can use to steal customers from their competitors around the corner. Bored Panda has collected a series of clever coffee house ideas, and they're so creative, we can't get bean-ough of them. From giving away used grounds as compost to coming up with alternative syrup names (yes, I'm talking about the 'bee vomit'), these entries of this list are useful and funny enough to make anybody's day.

#1 The Café At My Closest Beach Gives Free Drinks To People Who Collect A Bucket Of Litter From The Beach

The Café At My Closest Beach Gives Free Drinks To People Who Collect A Bucket Of Litter From The Beach

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Luis Milian 9 months ago

What a wonderful Idea. I would be cleaning everyday!

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#2 Owner Tired Of Rude Customers Puts Up Genius Bar Sign To Teach Them A Lesson

Owner Tired Of Rude Customers Puts Up Genius Bar Sign To Teach Them A Lesson

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Ellis 9 months ago

Hi, how are you? If it’s not too much trouble, could you be a dear and make me one small coffee please? Thank you so much!

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#3 This Use Of The N In An Open Sign At A Café

This Use Of The N In An Open Sign At A Café

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Yvonne Bernal 9 months ago

If they were a boutique they could have 'opening & clothing' times.

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#4 Found At My Local Café

Found At My Local Café

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Karynne Williams 9 months ago

blahahah, that is one way to keep fingerprints off the glass.

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#5 No Smoking Sign At A Nearby Coffee Shop

No Smoking Sign At A Nearby Coffee Shop

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Hewwo 9 months ago

"Act like your Mum's here."

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#6 This Guy Runs A Coffee Shop Out Of A Beetle

This Guy Runs A Coffee Shop Out Of A Beetle

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Mo BC 9 months ago

What a great concept. Wish there was something like this near us :)

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#7 The Cafe Where I Work Got Broken Into. The Thief Was Greeted By This Note I Left Inside The Register

The Cafe Where I Work Got Broken Into. The Thief Was Greeted By This Note I Left Inside The Register

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Yvonne Bernal 9 months ago

He who laughs last.... laughs best. It paid off for the guy who had the fun of making the note!

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#8 My Local Coffee Shop Gives Free Compost Made From Their Used Coffee Grounds

My Local Coffee Shop Gives Free Compost Made From Their Used Coffee Grounds

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C.Marrero 9 months ago

Organic!

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#9 This Coffee Shop Sizes Its Coffees By How Much You've Slept Last Night

This Coffee Shop Sizes Its Coffees By How Much You've Slept Last Night

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C.Marrero 9 months ago

SLLEP IS FOR THE WEAK!

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#10 This New Café Opened In My Town, And I Noticed Something Funny About The Books They Had

This New Café Opened In My Town, And I Noticed Something Funny About The Books They Had

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Ditto 9 months ago

Ohohoho nice!

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#11 Gardenista Café, Hanoi, Vietnam

Gardenista Café, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Mo BC 9 months ago

love love this table

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#12 The Sign Outside My Local Coffee Shop

The Sign Outside My Local Coffee Shop

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WaLe 9 months ago

A random passage from the Coffee Bible

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#13 The Price For Pie, At The Café I Had Lunch At Today, Is $3.14

The Price For Pie, At The Café I Had Lunch At Today, Is $3.14

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CelSlade 9 months ago

I'm ashamed to admit - that took me far too long XD

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#14 Our Local Coffee Shop Uses Frozen Coffee Cubes For Iced Coffee

Our Local Coffee Shop Uses Frozen Coffee Cubes For Iced Coffee

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mbergen 9 months ago

I'm going to try this at home, would be great in a White Russian!

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#15 The Stir Sticks At My Coffee Shop Are Made Of Pasta

The Stir Sticks At My Coffee Shop Are Made Of Pasta

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Savant 9 months ago

won't it become soft?

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#16 An Actual Canadian Coffee Shop

An Actual Canadian Coffee Shop

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Savant 9 months ago

'the guy who makes better signs is back this afternoon'

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#17 This Coffee Shop Lets You Borrow An Umbrella And Then Return It For A Free Coffee

This Coffee Shop Lets You Borrow An Umbrella And Then Return It For A Free Coffee

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J Maebe 9 months ago

Great marketing trick! Someone is making publicity for you for one day at the cost of a coffee. :-). Have to keep this one in mind!

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#18 Aussie Coffee Shop Tells It Like It Is

Aussie Coffee Shop Tells It Like It Is

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Yvonne Bernal 9 months ago

HONEY.... I'm home!

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#19 This Coffee Shop Wall With Books Crashing Through

This Coffee Shop Wall With Books Crashing Through

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Ditto 9 months ago

Cool but it looks just a bit trashy

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#20 A Tree Made Of 24,000 Pennies On The Floor Of A Local Coffee Shop. And A $700 Moon

A Tree Made Of 24,000 Pennies On The Floor Of A Local Coffee Shop. And A $700 Moon

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Jessica Temple 9 months ago

I have always wanted to do this!!! I want to cover a bathroom floor to ceiling.

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#21 This Coffee Shop Uses Beer Taps To Dispense Cream And Milk

This Coffee Shop Uses Beer Taps To Dispense Cream And Milk

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Ditto 9 months ago

GENIUS!

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#22 My Chilled Coffee From The Store Has A Tiny Cookie Stored In The Lid

My Chilled Coffee From The Store Has A Tiny Cookie Stored In The Lid

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WaLe 9 months ago

Aaaawww! Those little things that make you smile on a crappy day :D

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#23 This Coffee Shop Has A Handy Guide To Coffee Drawn On Their Window

This Coffee Shop Has A Handy Guide To Coffee Drawn On Their Window

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Caitlin Smith 9 months ago

This.

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#24 This Café Has Two Hot Water Dispensers With Different Temperatures To Suit Different Teas

This Café Has Two Hot Water Dispensers With Different Temperatures To Suit Different Teas

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WaLe 9 months ago

*_* I feel like an old person for being excited about this but I'd love to have that choice *_*

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#25 This Café Uses Dinosaurs As Table Numbers

This Café Uses Dinosaurs As Table Numbers

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The Archer Frog 9 months ago

I LOVE THIS!

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#26 On A Café's Window In Sweden

On A Café's Window In Sweden

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Rue Granger 9 months ago

I bet you must people would still be looking at their phones/laptops

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#27 This Coffee Shop Has 2 Cup Sizes: Biggie And Smalls

This Coffee Shop Has 2 Cup Sizes: Biggie And Smalls

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Jessica Temple 9 months ago

This is awesome!!!

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#28 This Little Chair In A Café Has Its Back Legs Shortened To Fit On Top Of A Platform

This Little Chair In A Café Has Its Back Legs Shortened To Fit On Top Of A Platform

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RaroaRaroa 9 months ago

Smart solution

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#29 Please, I Want A Coffee With My Face On It

Please, I Want A Coffee With My Face On It

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Marie-France Lehoux 9 months ago

I don’t know if I’d like to drink my face.

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#30 Cup Sizes At A Café In Nashville

Cup Sizes At A Café In Nashville

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Savant 9 months ago

one 'the lesser of the evils', please.

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#31 💩 Milkshakes From A Local Café

💩 Milkshakes From A Local Café

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Char Char 9 months ago

Well shit, I want one!

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#32 This Café Has An Illustrated Breakdown Of What Each Hot Drink Contains

This Café Has An Illustrated Breakdown Of What Each Hot Drink Contains

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Jessica Temple 9 months ago

I really like this... I may even try something new if I know what the options are and what is in them.

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#33 The Options In The Restroom At A Local Coffee Joint In Mn

The Options In The Restroom At A Local Coffee Joint In Mn

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Mo BC 9 months ago

LMAO

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#34 This Tim Hortons Turned An Old KFC Bucket Sign Into A Giant Coffee Cup

This Tim Hortons Turned An Old KFC Bucket Sign Into A Giant Coffee Cup

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Sarah Perreault 9 months ago

This is in the neighbourhood where I grew up!!! It was KFC when I lived there

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#35 Good Advice From My Favorite Coffee Shop

Good Advice From My Favorite Coffee Shop

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Randy Inbred 9 months ago

Someone will forget the key on purpose and wait....

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#36 This Coffee Shop Used To Be A Real House

This Coffee Shop Used To Be A Real House

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WaLe 9 months ago

Reminds me of Charmed XD

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#37 This Café Has The Flintstones Theme In Sheet On The Menu

This Café Has The Flintstones Theme In Sheet On The Menu

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My O My 9 months ago

Glorious! Bet not too many noticed

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#38 Shout Out To This Harlem Café Concealing Their 'B' Rating As A 'Brunch' Sign

Shout Out To This Harlem Café Concealing Their 'B' Rating As A 'Brunch' Sign

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Crazy Cow Lady 9 months ago

Better than a C rating

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#39 The Dunkin Donuts Near Me Uses Coffee Beans In Their Ashtray

The Dunkin Donuts Near Me Uses Coffee Beans In Their Ashtray

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Ashley N. Brien 9 months ago

They have to be old, useless beans - they wouldn't just waste like that, not that much anywau

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#40 The Silverware At The Cafe Double As Wrenches

The Silverware At The Cafe Double As Wrenches

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Ditto 9 months ago

But why?

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#41 This Café Umbrella Has An USB Port For Charging

This Café Umbrella Has An USB Port For Charging

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Jessica Temple 9 months ago

very convient

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#42 This Café Prints A Picture Of You On Your Drink's Foam

This Café Prints A Picture Of You On Your Drink's Foam

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C.Marrero 9 months ago

That's kinda weird

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#43 My Local Coffee Shop Lets You Choose Between 3 Types Of Toilet Paper

My Local Coffee Shop Lets You Choose Between 3 Types Of Toilet Paper

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Savant 9 months ago

You can see that most people use charmin

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#44 This Toilet Sign At A Café In Germany

This Toilet Sign At A Café In Germany

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WaLe 9 months ago

Nowadays some men talk way more than some women though.

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