March 04, 2020

Inside Unataza Coffee, a Vibrant Honduran Cafe in Dayton, Kentucky

Unataza Coffee was born from owner Alejandra Flores’ desire to bring together two places she loved dearly: Northern Kentucky and her native country of Honduras. Flores initially opened Unataza as a pop-up shop and facilitated coffee origin trips to her home country to show the process behind the beloved beverage. In fall of 2019, Unataza Coffee opened a brick-and-mortar in Dayton, Kentucky. The shop may be well-known for its delicious caffeinated drinks using Honduran coffee, but they also offer a petite menu of Honduran-inspired dishes, including their Sopa de pollo and the popular Tacoma Taquito. They also host seasonal nightly events including Spanish lessons and salsa dancing classes. Place an order online here.  Unataza Coffee, 620 Sixth Ave., Dayton, Kentucky, unatazacoffee.com.
Photos by Hailey Bollinger

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Inside Unataza Coffee, a Vibrant Honduran Cafe in Dayton, Kentucky
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The Tacoma Taquito (scrambled eggs, refried beans, grilled peppers and onions, cheddar cheese, flour tortilla, diced onions, cilantro, turkey bacon) and cappuccino
Hailey Bollinger

The Tacoma Taquito (scrambled eggs, refried beans, grilled peppers and onions, cheddar cheese, flour tortilla, diced onions, cilantro, turkey bacon) and cappuccino

Interior of the space
Hailey Bollinger

Interior of the space

Hot chocolate
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Hot chocolate

2 leches
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2 leches

Coffee bar
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Coffee bar

Inside Unataza Coffee, a Vibrant Honduran Cafe in Dayton, Kentucky
Hailey Bollinger

The Tacoma Taquito and cappuccino
Hailey Bollinger

The Tacoma Taquito and cappuccino

Cafe space
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Cafe space

French pastries from Baudry
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French pastries from Baudry