There’s nothing a cup of coffee can’t fix. Bad morning? Coffee. Tired? Coffee. Need something to warm you up? Coffee. Luckily, there are a variety of options in Memphis to satisfy your caffeine craving. Here are a few of our favorite Memphis coffee shops worth grabbing a cup of joe, a bite to eat, and sitting down to work, study or simply relax.
11 Memphis Coffee Shops to Add to Your Must-Try List
Belltower Coffeehouse & Studio
549 South Highland St., Memphis, TN 38111 • (901) 417-2137
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Sunday
Are you a coffee lover? Belltower Coffeehouse & Studio offers coffee subscriptions for caffeine connoisseurs who want to save a little money. Or, if you’re into pottery, they offer craft and pottery classes to create your own mug. This is definitely one of the more unique Memphis coffee shops worth visiting.
Bluff City Coffee & Bakery
One thing you ought to know about Bluff City Coffee & Bakery. is there is no brewed coffee, just espresso-based drinks. But, hey, if you order the Americano, you’ll get a fresh cup of espresso and water that is just as strong as a typical cup of coffee. They also have teas, smoothies, fresh pastries and a lunch menu.
358 North Main St., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 860-4215
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Sunday
Comeback Coffee first started as a way to give back to Memphis. Their motto, “Stay awhile,” encourages just that. Grab a cup, perhaps a pastry, and enjoy your time there.
600 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 425-2605
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday
Can’t decide what you want to drink in the morning? Edge Alley has an entire espresso bar where you can pick the blend, milk and even the pour-over. They also have seasonal drinks like “How Now Brown Cow,” which is a salted hazelnut cappuccino.
French Truck Coffee
1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 878-3383
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you’re near Crosstown Concourse, making a pit stop at French Truck Coffee is a must. Not only is the breakfast menu full of to-die-for waffles all day long, but the lunch menu is also just as delicious. Complement your meal with a cup of joe to go.
Java Cabana Coffeehouse
2170 Young Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 272-7210
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Monday
Open since 1992, Cooper-Young’s coffeehouse, Java Cabana, serves up cappuccinos, lattes, espressos and more. Looking for more than your morning cup of joe? Consider pairing your coffee with a tasty bite from the breakfast menu. French toast, bagel sandwiches and pancakes are just a few of our favorite items. If you’re there for lunch or simply need a snack, there is a menu for that, too.
Otherlands Coffee Bar
641 South Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 278-4994
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
At Otherlands Coffee Bar, you can have your cup of coffee and shop, too! Grab an Americano, a strawberry frozen smoothie, or breakfast and lunch bites. Then, explore the secret gift store filled with unique offerings like bohemian jewelry, beeswax candles and postcards.
103 North Center St., Collierville, TN 38107 • (901) 854-8855
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Sunday
When espresso and gelato are combined, you know you’re in for a good time. Located in the Collerville Square, Square Beans offers just that. They also have specialty coffees, teas, smoothies, glass-bottled soft drinks, muffins, cookies, macarons, coffee cake and other delicious sweets. Need we say more?
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2113 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 288-4753
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Sunday, noon to 9:30 p.m.
Sweet Noshings, is, well, a sweet spot in Midtown, Memphis. They have gourmet popcorn, homemade ice cream, homemade fudge and an assortment of candies to build your own bag. And, of course, they offer coffee and espresso to accompany your sweets.
Tamp & Tap
122 Gayoso Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 207-1053
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“Grind or Unwind” is Tamp & Tap‘s motto. Not only do they have gourmet coffee and food, but they also offer local craft beers on tap. Basically, you can start your day with coffee and end your day with drinks and snacks.
Ugly Mug Coffee
4610 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 552-3165
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Whether you’re in a hurry and need to go through the drive-through or want to sit on the patio, Ugly Mug Coffee has the best of both worlds. They offer organic blend coffees, mochas, blended frappes and bags of coffee for at-home use.
Spend your next coffee break at any of these fantastic Memphis coffee shops! Enjoy, caffeine lovers.
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