There's nothing like a good cup of coffee to energize you - especially if you're at a meeting or conference. If you're at the Phoenix Convention Center, these are the best spots to get a cup of joe, all of which are just a short walk away. 


City Central Coffee

Distance from Convention Center: 4 min walk, 2 min drive


This spot prides itself on having the very best products; fair trade, locally roasted small batch, Arabica beans, all hand blended for a sublime coffee experience. City Central Coffee is located at the Phoenix Convention Center North Building.

100 N. Third St.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily


Cartel Coffee Lab

Distance from Convention Center: 5 min walk, 2 min drive 


You’ll know that your drink was carefully curated at this local favorite since each roast is hand-selected by a green buyer. Grab a fresh-baked pastry or grab-and-go lunch at the coffee shop on the corner of Washington and First streets.

1 N. First St.
Hours: Monday-Sunday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Dapper & Stout

Distance from Convention Center: 5 min walk, 2 min drive


We love the grab-and-go options at Dapper & Stout - especially the “dapper morn bagel sandi” with scrambled egg, cheddar and a sausage patty on a perfectly toasted bagel. Compliment the savory sandwich with an indulgent mocha blended frappe - a perfect drink to cool off in the Phoenix summer.

201 E. Washington St. #102
Hours: Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Saturday- Sunday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Hidden Track Café

Distance from Convention Center: 8 min walk, 3 min drive


Hidden Track Café offers specialty food and beverages that extend beyond what you’ll find in chain retail and grocery stores. Try their horchata iced coffee or Japanese cold brew made daily. While you’re there you can also pick up some fine cheese, Noble Bread and pair with a bottle of wine and beer from the Hidden Track Bottle Shop next door.

111 W. Monroe St.
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Thursday-Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Royal Coffee Bar

Distance from Convention Center: 9 min walk, 3 min drive


You’ll do a metaphorical bow after trying a drink at Royal Coffee Bar - with our favorites being the spicy chai latte and classic cortado. The family-owned and operated coffee bar serves specialty espresso drinks and unique pastries in a historic brick carriage house on the northeast corner of Heritage Square by the Arizona Science Center.

618 E. Adams St.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Serafina Coffee Roasters

Distance from Convention Center: 10 min walk, 4 min drive


Coming up on its one-year anniversary in the historic Luhrs City Center, Serafina Coffee prides itself on having the very best coffee: fair trade, locally roasted, small-batch Arabica beans, all hand-blended for a sublime coffee experience. And you can’t resist their gooey cookie for an afternoon pick-me-up.

45 W. Jefferson St.
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Fillmore Coffee Co.

Distance from Convention Center: 10 min walk, 2 min drive


With plenty of tables and comfy couches, this bright shop is one of our favorite places to work from. Use their quick WiFi, sip on a locally roasted cup of joe and enjoy the cool air conditioning at the Skyline Lofts cafe.

600 N. Fourth St.
Hours: Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Visit Phoenix Marketing Intern Crystal Thomas contributed to this article.