Carpe Artista
                                              The world made better by the arts!

seize the artist

Carpe Cafe has it's own FaceBook page, be sure to follow us and like us there to get special discounts, menu add-ons, and more!

Mon - Thurs:   7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Friday:  7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Closed on Sunday

Located at 115 Front Street, Smyrna, TN 

(in the roundabout across from the Depot)


Yes, we have fantastic Coffee, but what if you don't drink Coffee? How about some smooth Teas from around the world, creamy Hot Chocolate, spiced Apple Cider or some deliciously cold and Fruity Iced Tea?

We have something for everyone (even colas and water).

Signature Coffee and Gourmet roasts finally come to downtown Smyrna...courtesy Carpe Artista.

Susan Gulley (Carpe Artista CFO) and Ron Alley (Carpe Artista Founder and Executive Director) pictured left to right in front of the new home of the first Carpe Cafe located at 115 Front Street in the historic district of Smyrna, Tennessee. 

The new Carpe Cafe (Seize the Coffee) is a coffee shop open to the public serving great Hot and Cold coffee drinks and providing a venue for live music, art presentation and training workshops in the creative arts.

More than just a coffee house, the Carpe Cafe continues its reputation for excellence in arts, by bringing the culinary arts to Smyrna, TN.  With programming, workshops, music, and special events, Carpe Cafe sets a new standard for Coffee and Culture.

115 Front Street Smyrna, TN, 37167


                    Carpe Cafe and Carpe Artista founder were recently featured in the Smyrna  Family  Magazine!  Click on the picture above to read more.