No matter if you want a latte or a seasonal specialty drink, Atlanta has the coffee shop for you.
Coffee has undoubtedly become an artform, and Atlanta is home to many artists who are keen to make you the perfect cup of Joe. We’ve curated this list so you’re in the know when it comes to finding delicious coffee in Atlanta.
From outrageous specials to yummy pastries. These coffeehouses have everything you need to work, study or hang out with friends.
1. Rev Coffee
Lost in the quiet neighborhood of Smyrna is Rev Coffee. The local hangout spot serves up a mean cup of coffee, guaranteed to start any day right. The cozy interiors are perfect if you’re an art lover, displaying pieces by local artists that continuously rotate and change. Their Nutella and toasted almond cookies are perfect to share over a tasty cup of coffee.
2. Sheep & Meadow
Where: Peachtree Hills
With stunning interiors and gorgeous details in the design, Sheep & Meadows is bound to impress. The coffee selection is extensive, with helpful staff who know their beans. A great-tasting cup of Joe is promised here, making it perfect to do some work or catch-up with friends.
3. Finca To Filter
Where: West End
An incredibly welcoming space with incredibly delicious coffee, make sure you check out Finca To Filter. This queer-and-female-owned business serves up the perfect cup of Joe. We’re always find ourselves craving their awesome Chai Lattes. They even hold fun events like Drag Queen Bingo, as well as participate in Farmer’s Markets across the city.
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4. East Pole Coffee Co.
They take their coffee very seriously at East Pole. The coffee connoisseurs are bound to serve it how you like it, with several serving options and creative seasonal specials. They also have gorgeous gifts, perfect for any coffee lover.
5. The Victorian Atlanta
Where: East Atlanta Village
This brand new plant and coffee shop is the perfect place to browse for children if you’re a plant parent and have green fingers. Serving up Bellwood Coffee, you’re guaranteed the perfect cup of Joe.
6. Just Add Honey
Where: Old Fourth Ward
This tea company also does an incredible cup of coffee. Also making our top Black-owned restaurants in Atlanta list, Just Add Honey is bound to help you forget about the hustle and bustle of the city. Make sure you bring your favorite book!
7. Urban Grind
Where: Marietta Street Artery
Start your day in a delicious way at Urban Grind. With great coffee, cozy seating & ambiance, tasty treats, and incredibly friendly service. Urban Grind is a great way to kick off any working week! We suggest trying their Everything Bagels.
8. Sun In My Belly
The ultimate gourmet experience. Their French Toast and epic breakfast sandwiches light up the menu at Sun in my Belly. Shine from the inside-out, by starting your day right at this local hotspot. This place also made it on our top brunch hotspots list in Atlanta.
9. Valor Coffee
This place is Instagram-ready! The quirky and modern coffeehouse may be a little out of the city, but has become an Atlanta staple for a delicious cup of coffee. They also offer a tasty menu of sandwiches and seasonal specials to brighten any day of the week.
10. Condesa Coffee
Where: Sweet Auburn
The self-proclaimed 3rd-wave coffee shop, priding itself for its hospitality. Condesa Coffee is another fantastic contender for the best cup of coffee in Atlanta. The industrial-modern espresso bar creates an inviting atmosphere, with cocktails, beer & small plates also available.
11. Java Cats Cafe
The cat-café craze couldn’t skip Atlanta, and Java Cats Café brings a whole lot of joy to the city. A cute little spot for coffee, this place finds homeless cats and kittens from around the city. They also get them healthy and look after them until they find them a new home. Great place for coffee. Great place to adopt a new kittie!
With three locations, Brash has gained quite the reputation in Atlanta for its excellent coffee. A design geeks dream, as they say the interiors are meticulously designed to create easy, accessible, and communal experiences around coffee.
13. Spiller Park
Where: Ponce City Market
A gourmet coffee kiosk at Ponce City Market, serving classic espresso drinks & a delicious menu for lunch. Spiller Park have the beans to bring joy to any gloomy morning. Their bagels have gained quite the fandom too, and if you visit you’ll probably become a member.
14. Radio Roasters
Service is everything at Radio Roasters. Sourcing, roasting, packing and presenting their own delicious coffee, every coffee-lover must head to their Decatur location for a cup of coffee, or a specialty drink. We always get a can of their Nitro Coffee to-go. You won’t regret it.
15. Dancing Goats
Where: Ponce City Market
This coffeehouse chain founded in Olympia is an awesome place to get an iced coffee in the summer, or a cappuccino in the colder months. The Ponce City Market locations is loved by tourists and locals alike! Check it out next time you’re at PCM!
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