Philadelphia, PA - Where is the best place to get a cup of coffee in Philly and a must-visit for coffee enthusiasts? Coffee lovers in Philadelphia have loads of options for delicious brews, including; quiet little coffee shops such as Kabylian making their own in-house coffee to Steap and Grind, a nice little Coffee shop, and a tearoom filled with local art and unique java blends.
Your Guide to Specialty Coffee in Philly
The specialty coffee scene in Philly has been growing over the past few years. We decided to put together the ultimate guide for the top coffee shops, java joints, and espresso bars in Philadelphia. Below are a few of our Staff-Picks for The Best Philadelphia Cafes', Java joints, Coffee, Espresso, and Coffeehouse in Philly. Plus, many of these coffee shops are perfect places to unwind and get some work done while sipping on s hot or cold brew.
Top 10 Coffee Shops in Philadelphia
Gran Caffe L'Aquila
From Italian coffee to house-cured meats, wine, and some of the best gelato- this bi-level market/cafe/restaurant offers some of the best coffee and expresso in downtown Philly. Stop in for lunch for some delicious pastries and various Italian sandwich options for a light lunch. 1716 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Kabylian South Philly Coffee Shop
Kabylian is a quiet little coffee shop, serving up a good strong coffee with a bold taste. Plus, they make their coffee in-house that stands out from other coffee shops in the area. Kabylian also offers up pastries, cakes, muffins, and more desserts. A very relaxing and cozy café to kill a few hours in the day. 1424 W Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Elixr Coffee Roasters
Hand-poured brews and espresso drinks are offered up in a cozy café atmosphere. The seasonal drinks are always a great choice, and they roast their own beans, which you can also take home. The service is always excellent, and the baristas are incredibly knowable; they really know their stuff. 207 S Sydenham St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
This hip vegan-friendly Coffeehouse offers excellent coffee and some great breakfast sandwiches. Grindcore is one of the best stops in the city for vegan treats & coffees, and fabulous music. Just an overall fun and energetic coffee shop 1515 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Shot Tower Coffee
A chic-Industrial cafe serving up espresso drinks and tea, just a little coffee shop with a great staff. Shot Tower seating has some great communal tables and a lovely patio seating area. The perfect location to enjoy some great coffee. They also offer some delicious pastries and a great wifi spot when you want to get out of the office and park it somewhere new for a few hours to get things done. 542 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Lucky Goat Coffee House
This cute little spot sells la Colombe coffee, featuring specialty and classic espresso drinks, along with baked goods and soups. Stop in for all your standard coffee drinks and a variety of unique beverages. Stay awhile at this adorable Coffeehouse and enjoy the outdoor seating and great coffee on your way to and from work. 888 N 26th St, Philadelphia, PA 19130
This unique cafe is known for its elaborate hot chocolate beverages and espressos, the city's friendliest staff, and its exciting atmosphere. We would highly recommend this place if you love Italian Specialties like espresso, cappuccino, and cannoli. Plus, if you are lucky to run into the owner Rene your in for a treat. He is a true Aficionado of Italian culture and one of the unique Philadelphians you will ever meet. 1172 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Steap and Grind
This Coffee shop and tearoom are filled with local art and coffee. They also offer some light fare, premium loose-leaf teas, and some of the best city pastries. Stop in for a fantastic selection of coffees, teas, baked desserts, and some of the happiest and friendliest workers around. 1619 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Cute coffee shop, where baked goods and breakfast sandwiches are the stars of this little cozy coffee shop. The staff and owners are friendly and have a great selection of milk and cream, including oat cream. The shop is a bit small, with limited seating but a cozy place to hang out. 405 S 45th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
A beautiful Trendy corner coffee shop right before the river walk, get a little crowded by well worth the wait to sip on some of the cities best coffee. Just a fun coffee shop where the employees are accommodating and friendly. A must-try is the Philly pretzel sandwiches; they are incredible. 2536 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
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