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Air Play Espresso & Bakery

Sterling, IL - Whiteside County
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  • 115 E. 3rd St.
  • Sterling, IL, 61081
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  • Bakery
  • Coffee


  • Monday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Holidays: Call for holiday hours/Hours subject to change without notice


We are a full-service coffee shop featuring the finest Espresso and Lattes. We have been voted the #1 favorite Place for Coffee in the Sauk Valley area for 5 years. Think of us when you are ready for some great caffeine and fresh-baked pastries.

We are a great meeting place for friends, businesses, coffee groups, book clubs, etc. We are great with children, including a changing station in our clean bathroom.

Make Air Play Espresso & Bakery your favorite place, too. Join our frequent customer program to earn free beverages. Link to us on Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat to stay up to date on what’s cooking for the day or for our upcoming events.

Open since June 2010.  We use freshly roasted coffees and make pastries from scratch every day. Stop by and relax with us. Famous for our moist and sweet Scones and artisan bread made fresh daily, right here in our micro-bakery, every morning. Local art on display and for sale. Paintings and photographs.

Locations & Hours

Open Daily 7 am – 3 pm
Both drive-thru locations open at 6 am

Main Coffeehouse & Drive-Thru
115 East 3rd Street

2nd Drive-Thru Location
202 4th Avenue

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