BEST CAFFEINE IN DETROIT
BEST CAFFEINE IN DETROIT
Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or will drink anything that will keep you awake for a few more hours, these top coffee shops in Detroit are helping to keep us all a little more caffeinated!
The Albert, in Capitol Park, has recently gained a Rochester favorite, Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters. The new spot for coffee and sweets recently opened after a few soft openings Thanksgiving week and plans to be the pick-me-up the area needs for every caffeine dream you may have.
1220 Griswold, Detroit / (313) 338-3515
Heard of a javabot? The Roasting Plant lets you pick your favorite coffee bean and shoots them through a tube so your coffee is as fresh and personalized as can be. Also, they’re downtown shop offers a killer view of Campus Martius and is right next door to Central Kitchen + Bar for when you get hungry. Oh…and don’t forget a cookie dough shot…just trust us!
Urban Bean Co., 200 Grand River Ave., Detroit, urbanbeanco.com
As one of the coolest looking stops in Detroit, just look for the orange on the corner of Grand River and Griswold in the heart of Capitol Park. With a DJ booth upstairs, you can get your Dutch Girl Donuts in the morning and caffeine to keep it going on night.
Red Hook, 220 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, theredhookdetroit.com
Red Hook Detroit is a marriage of New York, art and Stumptown Coffee. Latte art is serious here and the pastry case makes you want one of everything. On the tree lined street of Agnes in the heart of West Village, this truly feels like your favorite neighborhood stop.
Astro Coffee, 2124 Michigan Ave., Detroit, astrodetroit.com
Simply put, there is no better egg sandwich in Detroit than here at Astro Coffee! The pastry case is strong, with all natural baked goods, frittatas and breads. Coffee here comes from roasters all over the country and change quite frequently so no one misses out on all the flavor to offer.
Café con Leche (Southwest and New Center), 4200 Vernor Highway, 2990 W. Grand Boulevard, Detroit, atcafeconleche.com
The story of these two shops come all the way from Spain and started with friendship. The owners married and moved to Detroit to bring the city a place to create community and enjoy Latin inspired coffee drinks. The newest location in New Center is right across from the Fisher Building and shares space with New Center Park, bringing great coffee and small menu items to the area.
Will Leather Goods, 4120 W. Second Ave., Detroit, willleathergoods.com
Will Leather Goods just opened up in Midtown to bring Detroiters leather goods from Oregon, but it also brings us caffeine! With the coffee bar inside crafted out of reclaimed city materials, you can sip and shop, or just grab your morning Joe on the way to work.
Great Lakes Coffee Roasting, 3965 Woodward Ave., Detroit, greatlakescoffee.com
Coffee, tea, granola, sandwiches, beer, wine…is there anything they don’t have for you here? The place hosts trivia nights, wine tastings and showcases different art throughout the year, creating a great place to meet, work or play!
Trinosophes, 1464 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, trinosophes.com
They’ve got brunch, entertainment, coffee roasted in Detroit and even an art gallery next door. Located on Gratiot Avenue in Eastern Market, it’s the perfect weekend stop for coffee or brunch!
Germack Coffee (in Eastern Market), 2517 Russell St., Detroit, germackcoffee.com
Stop in before the market or after because they’re there for it all. They sell tea, coffee, spices and more – and they roast what they sell, so everything is authentic to where we call home.
Coffee and (____), 14409 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, facebook.com/coffeeandcoffeeshop
The once-pop-up-shop turned permanent and we couldn’t be more excited about the newest kid on the block! Cake, cookies, brunch, coffee, and…well, you have to come to find out the special of the day (hense the _ in their name), but be assured, they’ve got everything your sweet tooth could ever hope for.
Anthology Coffee (inside Ponyride), 1401 Vermont St., Detroit, anthologycoffee.com
This small space packs a punch with a cool interior made of tasteful wood and creativity. The pour over coffee is something to write home about, too, as the choices make you want to try each offering. Stop by and chat over coffee or take it to go on your way to work.
Fourteen East (in the Park Shelton building), 15 E. Kirby St., Detroit, 14eastcafe.com
Their pumpkin spice latte kicks basic in the pants, since they use real pumpkin puree and spices – nothing with preservatives! Their coffee makes for a wonderful energy boost before a trip to the DIA or a shopping trip at Frida or The Peacock Room.
Rowland Café (in The Guardian Building), 500 Griswold St., Detroit, therowlandcafe.com
The Rowland Café is part of the 2005 architectural revival of the city inside of the famously beautiful Guardian Building. The view of the promenade part of the building is something to be marveled at over Italian coffee and espresso. Try something from the bakery that they hand dipped in chocolate while you’re at it.
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