It’s that time of year again! Pumpkin spice lattes might’ve been made famous by the coffee giant, Starbucks, but we think the best PSLs are in the cozy local coffee shops of Atlanta!
Try out our favorites from this list of 10 of the best places to pick up your pumpkin spice latte this fall!
1. Dancing Goats Coffee, Buckhead & Midtown & Decatur & and more!
Buckhead: 3167 Peachtree Rd
Midtown: 33 Peachtree Pl. NE, Ste.9
Decatur: 419 W. Ponce De Leon Ave
Ponce City Market: 650 North Ave. NE
Emory Campus: 1516 Clifton Rd
With so many coffee shops across the city, Dancing Goats Coffee has become a beloved addition to the incredible coffee scene here in Atlanta. If you’re in pretty much any neighborhood in the ATL, there’s a Dancing Goats nearby.
Their pumpkin spice latte is a fan favorite, along with a ton of other fall flavors to get you into the spirit! Whether you like your latte extra hot or over ice, Dancing Goat’s Coffee have got you covered.
2. Waller’s Coffee Shop, Decatur
Address: 240 Dekalb Industrial Way, Decatur, GA 30033
Waller’s is a community favorite in Decatur, GA among musicians and coffee-lovers alike. This coffee shop has a very rustic, woodsy vibe, which is perfect because… it’s right next to the woods and a beautiful creek, the perfect spot to enjoy a PSL on a fall day!
Waller’s also sells local art inside, everything from paintings to clay figurines, and hosts live music several times a week, on both their indoor stage and outdoor stage, which is called The Outerspace.
Grab a homemade cheddar herb scone and a pumpkin spice latte and enjoy the good vibes!
3. Hodgepodge Coffeehouse, Ormewood
Address: 720 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Hodgepodge Coffeehouse in the perfect place to pick up a PSL this fall. There’s always seasonal specials to die for, and we plan to try them all! Gorgeously quirky and always welcoming, try their s’mores latte for the marshmallow whipped cream alone!
And stick around for their super cute hipster events! They have artisan markets, open mics and so much more!
4. Banjo, Avondale Estates
Address: 38 N Avondale Rd, Avondale Estates, GA 30002
If you’re looking for a little local favorite in Avondale, look no further than Banjo Coffee! This charming little spot has a great patio to sit on as the weather gets cooler, and some truly delicious coffee!
Of course, their PSL is an amazing choice, but don’t miss out on their many other drinks! And no trip to Banjo is complete without their homemade jalapeño bagel!
Banjo also just opened up a lounge across the street, and they’ll be using it for events galore!
5. Bellwood Coffee, East Atlanta Village
Address: 1336 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Bellwood Coffee is a delicious coffee shop with three amazingly unique locations. Locals should definitely check out all three, but especially the East Atlanta Village location, which is connected to The Victorian Atlanta, a local plant shop.
This is the perfect space to sit at the bar and sip on a pumpkin spice latte, surrounded by beautiful plants! Or take your PSL outside and chill on the patio right in the middle of one of Atlanta’s favorite grungy art districts!
6. FiNCA TO FiLTER, West End & Old Fourth Ward
Address: 1010 White St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
FiNCA TO FiLTER is an amazing coffee shop in West End (and opening a new location in O4W)! This coffee shop is proudly woman and queer owned, and their joy radiates into their coffee for sure!
Check out FiNCA TO FiLTER for a delicious pumpkin spice latte, or to check out one of their fun ‘Queer and Caffeinated’ drinks, like the U-Haul Spritzer, a Lavender Menace or even a t4t iced tea!
If you’re into celebrating queer joy (and drinking delicious coffee) this place is the spot for you!
7. Chrome Yellow Trading Co., Old Fourth Ward
Address: 501 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Chrome Yellow is serving up some delicious fall flavors this year, and you don’t want to miss out. Of course, you’ve got to give their PSL a try, but another great classic is their vanilla bourbon latte. To die for! And don’t forget to grab a tasty pastry to go with your drink. They have the best almond croissants around!
8. Daily Dose, Reynoldstown
Address: 907 Memorial Dr SE Unit 112, Atlanta, GA, 30316
Daily Dose is a perfect coffee shop to sit by a huge window and watch golden hour approach with, of course, a pumpkin spice latte in hand!
This lovely little coffee shop has more than just scrumptious coffee and pastries, though. They also have a whole case of beautifully made chocolate truffles (we recommend the salted caramel) and a whole mini book store right in front of the bar!
Grab a PSL and peruse the books or watch the sun set at this adorable, cozy coffee shop.
9. Urban Grind, West Midtown
Address: 962 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Community favorite, Urban Grind is a beloved Black-owned coffee shop in West Midtown. The cozy vibes and extensive menu make it a perfect spot to snuggle up with a book this fall, and enjoy one of their highly anticipated PSLs.
Also check out their Thursday night open mic night poetry events! Just another awesome reason to hit up Urban Grind.
10. Chattahoochee Coffee Company, West Side
Address: 790 Huff Rd NW, Atlanta
Chattahoochee Coffee Company is serving up some delicious Pumpkin Pie drinks this fall. Available in latte, cappuccino, and cold brew iterations, there’s a pumpkin coffee for everyone at Chattahoochee!