Breaking Grounds Café

Welcome to Northeast Arc’s Breaking Grounds Café, which offers paid employment training and education to people with disabilities who want to gain employment in the food service, hospitality or customer service industries. ***WINNER of “Best Coffee Shop” in the Salem News’ 2017 Best Bets contest***

Breaking Grounds offers a comfortable atmosphere that is ideal for solo visitors looking to get some work done (free Wifi), friends who want a to grab a game off the shelf and have some fun, and colleagues looking for a casual yet intimate place to hold a work meeting over lunch and coffee. Outdoor dining is available, we accept reservations for small group meetings and private parties, and we offer live music on Friday nights and Open Mic Saturday nights. Check us out! Gift certificates available.

Coffee Bar

Hot Coffee$1.75$2.10
Iced Coffee$2.00$3.00
Café Au Lait$2.25$3.25
Cappuccino/Latté (hot)$3.00$3.75
Cappuccino/Latté (cold)$3.75$4.50
Americano (hot)$2.00$2.75
Americano (iced)$2.75$3.50
Espresso (hot)$1.75$2.50
Espresso (iced)$2.50$3.25
Brevé (hot)$3.00$4.00
Brevé (iced)$3.75$4.75
Nutty Bee (hot)$3.75$4.75
Nutty Bee (iced)$4.50$5.25
Cà Phê dá$3.00$3.75
Grounds Mixer (hot)$3.25$4.00
Grounds Mixer (iced)$3.75$4.50
Hot Chocolate $3.00$3.75
Iced Chocolate$3.50$4.00

Add almond or soy milk for 75¢, or extra espresso for $1

Tea Bar

Loose Leaf Tea (hot)$1.95
Loose Leaf Tea (cold)$2.25$3.00
Spiced Chai (hot)$2.75$3.50
Spiced Chai (cold)$3.00$3.75
London Fog$3.00$3.75

Other Drinks; Snacks & Sandwiches

Specialty sodas • Sparkling beverages • Spring waterPrices vary
Scones • Cookies • Chips • BreadSelection varies daily
Soup of the Day$2.50/$5.00
Henry's Quiche: Lorraine or Veggie, with mixed greens or fresh fruit$6.25
Yogurt Parfait: Whole milk yogurt, fresh fruit, Maine granola$3.50
Fresh Fruit Cup$3.50
Breakfast Sandwich of the Day Flatbread of the DayPriced Daily
Arc's Special: Henry's chicken salad with greens on a croissant, served with pickle and Maine chips$6.75
Leather City: Roast beef no toasted ciabatta with brie, greens, red onion and horseradish mayo, served with pickle and Maine chips$7.50
The Northeaster: Roasted turkey on cranberry focaccia with swiss cheese, greens and cranberry mayo, served with pickle and Maine chips$7.25
The Heritage: Old-fashioned ham with cheddar, greens and honey money on toasted bread, served with pickle and Maine chips$7.00
The Caprese: Tomato and mozzarella drizzled with pesto on a bed of mixed greens on toasted bread, served with pickle and Maine chips$7.25