Coffee is a staple most of us can’t do without, and there are plenty of local shops in the Bold City to satisfy your java cravings! We’ve personally spent many afternoons exploring all the best coffee shops in Jacksonville, Fl., and narrowed our list down to our ten favorite local coffee shopsto try while you’re here. Whether you’re on the hunt of refreshing iced coffee or a dirty chai, you’ll find a zillion creative drinks – plus amazing food, baked goods and cozy locations for a socially distant meeting – at the locations listed below.
10 Incredible Local Coffee Shops in Jacksonville, FL
1. Bold Bean Coffee Roasters
Bold Bean Coffee Roasters (named for the Bold City) is all about the coffee. They roast their beans locally in the Murray Hill location – yum!
With their first cafe opening in 2011, they have since opened two other coffee shops in Jacksonville, in Riverside and Jacksonville Beach. They offer several original blends as well as beer, wine and tea. With a warm industrial feel to the shop, Bold Bean delivers on both a great environment and great coffee. Follow Bold Bean on Instagram.
2. Alyona’s Coffee
Alyona’s coffee is a family-run business that is strictly drive through and has a great offering of hot and cold coffees. You can grab an espresso as well and all of their coffee on offer is organic and fair-trade.
With its great location in Arlington, you can pick up a nice cool coffee on your way down to Jacksonville beaches or if you’re headed more towards the downtown area. Follow Alyona’s on Instagram.
3. The Coffee Grinder
Don’t worry, you won’t be grinding your own coffee at this shop! Located at the corner of Baymeadows and Southside, The Coffee Grinder brings the perfect balance of entertainment and coffee when you step through the door. Since 2000, the owner Slava has made this unique spot into more than just a coffee shop – you’ll find DJs spinning house and trance music, interesting art on the walls and a bar.
With a truly relaxed setting that features local art displayed on the walls, this coffee shop serves Panache coffee. You can order anything from a chocolate mint latte to a Java chocolate chip iced coffee. Check them out on Facebook!
4. Brass Tacks Coffee
Located on the Southside, Brass Tacks Coffee is local favorite. With a menu that sports double espresso, cappuccinos, chai lattes and matcha lattes, there is surely a coffee drink on there for you. Food is also available as well and a fun menu they call “Night Bites” which are served from 11 until closing.
And if you’re looking to bring a bit of their coffee home, there are Blends available in store and online. They all have really fun names like “Sheep Dog Blend” and “Barking Iron Espresso”. Follow Brass Tacks on Instagram.
5. Vagabond Coffee
Once completely operated out of a vintage camper, Vagabond coffee is now permanently at home in historic Murray Hill district. Carrying that vintage feel into the shop, There’s plenty of coffee and tea to choose from. What are you looking for a drip coffee, a pour-over, or a cold brew, you’ll find some truly tasty coffee on order.
And like many of the other coffee shops mentioned, Vagabond coffee also has bulk coffee and tea available so you can take a little taste of Jacksonville home with you. Follow Vagabond Coffee on Instagram.
6. Chaunie’s Coffee & Such
Chaunie’s Coffee takes tasty caffeinated brews on the road! Run by former missionary who saw the opportunity to empower small business owners from all walks of life, owner Chaunie’s coffee is completely mobile and uses only Rainforest Alliance Certified Beans. Chaunie’s makes a point to offer a great coffee from around the world, striving to “bridge the gap between the local coffee lover and the fair trade farmer across the globe.” You can often find Chaunie’s at different events around the city, so keep an eye out on their schedule. You can also keep up with them on Instagram.
7. Sago Coffee
Located in Jacksonville Beach, Sago Coffee Is a community-oriented coffee shop that looks to bring the beaches community together. With a coffee bar that features everything from cappuccinos to iced lattes and cold brew, this place is within walking distance of the beach, making it a perfect stop on a sunny day.
Warm and inviting environment, Sago has plenty of room for those looking to grab a seat and have a nice conversation. Follow Sago Coffee on Instagram.
8. Pura Bean Coffee Company
Started with the desire to roast their own beans and a family that was using a popcorn popper to make small batches of coffee, Pura Bean Coffee Company has a Riverside and San Pablo area location. With a coffee menu that features drip coffee, French Press, cold brew and more, there’s a refreshing caffeinated drink for every taste.
They also offer several blends of their own coffee and use sustainable and eco-friendly practices when selecting their beans. Follow Pura Bean on Instagram.
9. Southern Grounds
Southern Grounds is a multi-location coffee shop that emphasizes coffee and conversation. With multiple locations around Jacksonville, each menu features a selection of coffee-based beverages, a nice food menu and wine tailored to each location in the surrounding community.
With a varied spread of delicious food and coffee at the Neptune Beach and San Marco locations, Southern Grounds should definitely make your list of coffee shops to stop at. Keep up with Southern Grounds on Instagram.
10. The Ugly Cupcake and Muffinry
Don’t let the name of the cafe fool you, the muffins at The Ugly Cupcake and Muffinry are gorgeous and the coffee is on point! Located at Jacksonville Beach in a gorgeous building, the cafe features a rather large food menu that ranges from muffin and waffle boards to sandwiches. With creative drinks like coconut cold brew and a peanut butter latte, you’ll be able to stop by for a lovely breakfast and cuppa before hitting the beach. Check them out on Instagram.
Jacksonville is truly home to some unique and tasty coffee shops. While you’re visiting the city, be sure to give at least one try and get a little taste of the our delicious city.
Which coffee shop is your favorite? Shout out your caffeine go-to in the comments!