Are you a coffee addict? Well, you’re in luck! Listed below are a few of the best places around Louisville to get your fix. These 11 places are guaranteed to satisfy your coffee craving and provide you with a wonderful atmosphere to work or catch up with a friend.
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1. Bean Roasting House and Cafe
If you haven't tried Bean's coffee yet, you must! The interior is simple and clean, and the bar top looking out onto Goss Avenue is the perfect place to relax, get some work done, or just watch the world go by.
Visit Bean Roasting House at 1138 Goss Ave., Louisville, KY 40217.
2. McQuixote Books & Coffee
McQuixote Books & Coffee offers amazing coffee and a wide selection of books to read when you visit! Another plus is that it's attached to the Tim Faulkner Art Gallery, so you can check out some art before ordering your coffee. This place is paradise for those looking for a peaceful, yet interesting day.
McQuixote Books & Coffee is located at 1512 Portland Ave. Ste. 1, Louisville, KY 40203.
3. Day's Coffee
One of the things to love about Day's Coffee is their seating; there are comfy couches, as well as booths that provide a nice place to have a conversation or to get some work done. Day's probably has more electricity outlets than I've seen in any other coffee shop, which is definitely useful for those of us using laptops! With the super cozy atmosphere and delicious coffee offered at Day's, you'll be spending a lot of time here once you give it a try.
Day's Coffee is located at 1420 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204.
4. Fante's Coffee
Fante's Coffee is a relatively new coffee shop that opened on Grinstead Drive at the beginning of the year. You'll love the bright interior and delicious coffee, pastries, and sandwiches offered here at Fante's.
Check out Fante's Coffee at 2501 Grinstead Dr., Louisville, KY 40206.
5. Stomping Grounds Coffee
Stomping Grounds Coffee is a gem on Dixie Highway. This cute shop offers amazing coffee roasted by Sunergo's, right here in Louisville. They also have a selection of tasty pastries!
Stomping Grounds is located at 10019 Dixie Hwy., Louisville, KY 40272.
6. Quill's Coffee
Quill's coffee is a successful shop with a few locations around town, including NuLu, Old Louisville, and the Highlands. They have delicious signature drinks and plenty of different roasts to try... and look how pretty they are!
Stop by Quill's coffee at 930 Baxter Ave., Louisville, KY 40204, or at their NuLu or Old Louisville locations.
7. Highland Coffee
You can't miss Highland Coffee - there's a giant coffee cup atop its entrance! Step inside and relax in this cute shop. There's ample seating, but it can be quite busy at times. There's also a small outdoor seating area near the entrance for those warm, sunny days.
Highland coffee is located at 1140 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204.
8. Please & Thank You
Please & Thank You offers amazing coffee and pastries that you can't find anywhere else in the city. People rave about their cookies, but they also have a breakfast menu and bagels, so it's the perfect place to check out for a morning meal.
Please & Thank You is located at 800 E Market St., Louisville, KY 40206.
Safai in the Highlands offers coffee beverages, tea, wine, and delicious crepes. What more could you want? With the super cozy decor and large seating area, Safai will quickly become your go-to coffee shop.
Safai is located at 1707 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205.
10. Sunergos Coffee
Looking for the perfect coffee date? Take a trip to Sunergos, and be sure to stop by next door to grab a doughnut at Nord's Bakery!
Sunergos Coffee is located at 2122 S Preston St., Louisville, KY 40217.
11. Heine Brother's Coffee
With the many Heine Brother locations found across Louisville, this local chain is just as accessible as Starbucks! Heine Brother's has some delicious coffee roasts and signature beverages that everyone in the city needs to try. This location on Longest Avenue was opened back in 1994 and is conveniently attached to Carmichael's bookstore. It's still one of the most visited shops in Louisville today!
This company is committed to fair trade when sourcing any of their products or ingredients from other countries, so you can feel confident in your purchase.
The Longest Avenue Heine Brother's Coffee is located at 1295 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204.
What’s your favorite coffee shop in Louisville? Let us know in the comments below. Share this article with someone you’d love to share a cup o’ joe with!