The local coffee scene has really warmed up, so stop in to one of these favorites — for atmospheric, art, community and local flavor — to enjoy a fresh cup and a bite to eat.
Now pouring in Phoenix: specialty roasts, cold brews, specialty blends, and much more. After all, there really is no better way to get to know a city, neighborhood or scene than tucking into a cozy nook to sip a handcrafted-coffee creation.
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Any coffee aficionado knows how highly regarded Kona coffee is — and now it's available locally. Born on the big island of Hawaii in 1989, this operation has been serving up cups of aloha in mainland since 1995.
New Cityscape location: 50 W. Jefferson St., Suite 170, Phoenix
8363 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson
Cartel Coffee Lab
Cartel Coffee Lab roasts their beans locally, and offer breakfast and lunch prepared with local ingredients. If you're only here for a quick trip, you'll find Cartel at both Rise Uptown and within Sky Harbor's Terminal 4 (near C Gates).
Downtown Phoenix: 1 N. First St., Phoenix
Rise Uptown: 400 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Paradise Valley: 10625 N. Tatum Blvd., #104, Phoenix
Tempe: 225 W University, Tempe
Old Town Scottsdale: 7124 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale
When it comes to impeccable taste, elevated sophistication and impeccable execution, the name says it all. Dapper & Stout's espresso feature our locally roasted signature Ensemble Blend: Brazil and Ethiopia beans bring the richness, and the balanced, smooth flavor experience comes from Costa Rican & Guatemalan beans. And just as much care goes into the baked goods and menu items.
Collier Center: 201 E. Washington St., Phoenix
Uptown Plaza: 100 E. Camelback, #150, Phoenix
West Valley: 6409 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
Owned by a local news personality (hence the name “Press”), this coffee shop is a great place to stop and recaffeinate no matter what side of the city you find yourself on. This local roaster is serving its popular espresso, cold brew and pour-over varieties, and will soon add beer and wine to the menu.
Muse: 1616 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Downtown: 200 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix
Biltmore: 2390 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Roastery: 10443 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
Scottsdale Quarter: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
SkyWater Apartments: 601 W. Rio Salado Parkway, #103, Tempe
Royal Coffee Bar
Our motto at Royal: Go for the coffee, but don’t forget a pastry. The Heritage Square location serves as the roastery and operates out of a quaint brick carriage house.
Biltmore Fashion Park: 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Heritage Square: Seventh and Adams Streets, Phoenix
SanTan Village: 2200 E. Williams Field Road, Suite 104, Gilbert
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Fair Trade Cafe
Fair Trade brings locally-brewed, organic coffee to the Roosevelt Row Art District. Enjoy the community vibe, fresh coffee and a scoop of artisan ice cream.
1020 N. First Ave., Phoenix
Bringing the strong coffee culture from Australia, owner Tristan Davies opened Fillmore Coffee Co. on the ground floor of downtown's Skyline Loft Apartments Fillmore Coffee Co. Come for the gourmet espresso and coffee selections — using house-roasted beans — and stay for the fresh-baked goods, salads, sandwiches, wraps and other light bites featuring local ingredients.
600 N. Fourth St., Phoenix
If a good haircut can change your life, imagine what's possible with fresh locks with and some of Phoenix's best coffee in hand. Futuro is located inside Palabra Collective, where a simple atmosphere meets bold coffee.
909 N. First St., Phoenix
The bright and airy Giant Coffee is owned by the family behind Phoenix’s beloved Matt’s Big Breakfast. For a memorable cup, try their famous honey vanilla latte.
1437 N. First St., Phoenix
This eclectic spot sports wrought-iron accents, two floors of seating and doubles as a late-night bar (and future home of a marketplace). It serves the student population as a study space, but welcomes anyone for great coffee and a menu of pastries.
718 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Jobot Coffee & Bar
Coffee and crepes: It's a match made in heaven at Jobot. In addition to their sweet and savory crepe specialties, the coffee spot also serves salads, sandwiches, cocktails, spirits and baked goods.
333 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
This Tulum-meets Scandinavian-inspired coffee shop not only serves up espresso and tea drinks to pair with fresh-baked pastries, but it's also an eatery with sandos, light bites, beer, wine, and kombucha on the menu. Located in monOrchid in the Roosevelt Row Arts District, you'll also find a variety of pop-up events in this space, especially on First Friday.
214 E. Roosevelt St., Ste. 2, Phoenix
Lola Coffee is a popular stop for the downtown commuters, but is also a quiet place to enjoy your coffee during an afternoon break.
1001 N. Third Ave., Phoenix
Serafina Coffee Bar
Helmed by Damian Serafine, whose Phoenix coffee roots go back to 1994 a concept he launched with Daniel Wayne (Lola Coffee). In the years that followed, Damian brought concepts to life in the Phoenix Convention Center and Symphony Hall, Herberger Theater Center, Scottsdale Center for the Arts and historic San Carlos Hotel. He has now added a specialty coffee house, located in the Luhrs Tower, right on the edge of the Warehouse District, to his impressive resume.
45 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
A fun place to hang out and listen to live music, play a board game with friends or to sit read the latest bestseller while sipping your coffee, Songbird Coffee is located in a historic 1904 house in downtown. Songbird also carries food items to-go like locally made burritos for breakfast and lunch.
812 N. Third St., Phoenix
Valley Coffee Company serves up a dose of local love with “Arizona grown” coffee and cold brews, craft beer and wine on tap and delicious light bites from loyal purveyors in an art-centric environment.
100 W. Portland St., Ste. 108, Phoenix
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Copper Star Coffee
Located inside an retro gas station, Copper Star Coffee will fuel your day with their joe or cool off with one of their frozen smoothies.
4220 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix
La Grande Orange
This popular Arcadia neighborhood spot not only fulfills your caffeine fix, but is also known for the signature English muffins. Buy some to-go and thank us later.
4410 N. 40th St., Phoenix
Luci’s Healthy Marketplace
A North Central Phoenix staple, Luci’s Healthy Marketplace is part coffee shop, part market, part cafe. All of Luci’s food is created with your health in mind so you can feel better about ordering that double mochaccino.
1590 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix
A hipster’s paradise, Lux Central not only serves some of the city’s most popular coffee drinks, but has a full menu to enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
4402 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Sip Coffee and Beer Garage
An old auto oil shop turns retro coffee destination at Sip Coffee and Beer Garage, serving specialty coffee, craft beer, and locally sourced food items. In a hurry? Sip's drive through opens at 6 a.m.
3620 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
Tres Leches Cafe
This Mexicano coffee bar is known for creations such as their café churro, café de frida, Mexican iced coffee and more. Expect fresh a variety of pan dulce, a bold assortment of aguas locas, loads of local art and even come live events, too.
1714 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix
720 W. Highland Ave., Phoenix
Mostly known for its photogenic aesthetic, its daring cocktails and natural wine, and its wood-fired fare, but this Melrose District-concept does bold espresso drinks and pastries, too. However, this is far from your average coffee shop. Look for such regional ingredients as O’odham squash Chiltepin chili, sweet corn, and stone-fruit cajeta — yes, in your morning cup of joe. Challenge accepted.
4130 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix
Window Coffee Bar
Located in Hive on 16th, an art studio complex in the Coronado Historic District, this new coffee joint proves that great things can absolutely come in small packages — 120 square feet, to be exact. This brilliant and efficient set up makes room for the pet-friendly, open-air courtyard. Bonus: The baked goods served at the shop are sourced from local bakeries, including Süss Pastries and Noble Bread.
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Eat, drink, and hang at this Phoenix newcomer located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Sip on fine Ritual coffee from San Francisco and delicious homemade food. Tip: try their Avocado Toast, crowned the best in town by Phoenix New Times.
7051 E. Fifth Ave., Suite I, Scottsdale
Located in a historic cottage in Downtown Gilbert is Bergies Coffee, where all beans are small batch roasted on site. Sip your drink outside surrounded by a garden of flowers and foliage.
309 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert
The Coffee Shop
Located in Gilbert’s urban farm, Agritopia, The Coffee Shop is a destination for pastries first, coffee second.
3000 E. Ray Road, Gilbert
European-style meets the desert at the quaint coffee destination, Fourtillfour. This Porsche inspired shop brings adventure, vintage motors, and coffee together in one place.
7105 E. First Ave., Scottsdale
Craft meets science at Infusion Coffee & Tea in Tempe. This independently owned and operated coffee shop doubles as an artisan micro roaster and coffee academy for aspiring baristas.
1300 E. Eighth St., #100, Tempe
Located steps away from the ASU Tempe campus, King Coffee is a family owned and operated shop that is committed to serving the best coffee in town.
1020 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Maverick Coffee is the only multi-roaster coffee shop in Scottsdale, bringing coffee, tea, and homemade bites with a focus on community.
10269 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
This micro-roastery and specialty tea shop is the brainchild of Kimhak Em and Eugenia Tai, as a way to share their culture with the community. Matcha creations and small-batch pour-over coffee are the specialties here, so slow down and smell different note. Check out our interview with Pair Cupworks here.
31 S. Robson. #103, Mesa (inside Cider Corps)
Peixoto (pronounced “pay-sho-tow”) gets its beans from a family operation in Brazil, so the roasts are farm-to-cup fresh. The intimate space in downtown Chandler focuses on rich brews and serves a mix of small bites and pastries from local vendors such as Rollover Doughnuts and Curbside Crepes.
11 W. Boston St., #6, Chandler
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Cabin Coffee Cafe
Step out of the streets of the city and into the mountainous, rustic charm of this coffee shop and cafe that serves up tasty breakfast, sandwiches and pastries in addition to their coffee.
6525 W. Happy Valley Road, Glendale
Colados Coffee & Crepes
Colados boasts a brewing tradition passed through generations, and a creative approach to a traditional French treat: the crepe. You’ll find classic blended and espresso drinks alongside pancakes piled high with everything from fruit and granola to chipotle chicken.
10685 W. Indian School Road, Suite G, Avondale
Elevate Coffee Company
You and your cup of joe are in good hands at Elevate, a comfy shop with a mission to be your home away from home. Complement your warm or cold brew with breakfast and lunch menu items.
2530 W. Happy Valley Road, Suite 1273, Phoenix
Enroute Coffee and Tea House
Taste the difference of locally roasted beans at Enroute, a gathering place with a passion for serving the community. Whether you opt for hot coffee or iced tea, German chocolate cake or a lemon loaf, you'll find a treat here.
15605 W. Roosevelt St., Ste 107, Goodyear
Driftwood Coffee Co.
This craft coffee shop definitely adds more than a little flavor to Old Town Peoria. Owners Luke and Lance saw a void and filled it by bringing craft brewing methods and a wide variety of local roasters to this chic spot.
8295 W. Jefferson St., #6514, Peoria
Ground Control Coffee
This West Valley spot is just as well known for its craft beer selection as it is its coffee, and it's a perfect place to get in some reading, studying, or just good old relaxation.
4860 Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park
A Shot of Java
You’ll get your shot and more at this quaint, cozy locale tucked into downtown Glendale, serving made-to-order fair trade coffee and specialty desserts for those with a sweet tooth.
7003 N. 58th Ave., Glendale