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Top Rated Coffee Shops in Greater New Orleans

Whether You Want a Specialty Coffee or Just a Cup, NOLA Has Your Back

Published: 2022-06-21 16:02:01

New Orleans is a great place to stop for a cuppa with a friend, work remotely from a cafe, or just enjoy some great ambiance as you start your day. If you're as discerning as we are when it comes to where you get your coffee, you'll appreciate this list of Mighty Dog New Orleans roofing contractors' favorite local joints.

From the chic and modern to the cozy and comfortable, these are our top picks for New Orleans' best coffee shops.

Cafe Du Monde Veterans Blvd

Cafe Du Monde is a staple New Orleans institution, and for good reason. The coffee here is consistently delicious, and the beignets are some of the best in town. Established in 1862 in the French Market, this historic café is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Only closed on Christmas and during the occasional extreme weather event, this café is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and people-watch at all hours.

CC's Coffee House

CC's Coffee House is a local chain with several locations around the city. The coffee is good, and the prices are reasonable. The atmosphere is casual and friendly, making it a wonderful place to stop for a quick cup of coffee or relax with a friend. At CC’s you’ll find a variety of coffee options, from Iced Lattes to steamy Macchiatos. They also offer an assortment of teas, cappuccinos, and cold brews.

Pagoda Café

Pagoda Café is a local favorite, and it’s far more than a coffee, shop, though the coffee is excellent. The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable, the prices are reasonable, and the service is friendly. Here you can find a diverse breakfast menu including tacos, savory pastries, and sweet pastries. It’s the perfect spot for a quick morning bite with your coffee, especially if you’re running late.

French Truck Coffee Company

French Truck Coffee Company is a New Orleans-based specialty coffee roaster, wholesale distributor, and retailer founded by coffee enthusiasts. The company is known for its fair trade and organic coffees, and for supporting farmers around the world. French Truck Coffee’s mission is to find the freshest ingredients, roast them in small batches, and get them into your cup as quickly as possible. Each bag has a roast date printed on it, that way you know your coffee is fresh.

Who Dat Coffee Café

This coffee shop is also a breakfast and brunch establishment, perfect for early birds who take their coffee with a healthy dose of fresh air. With everything from Eggs Benedict to fresh Crab Cakes, Who Dat Coffee is a great spot for a bougie meal on a reasonable budget.

Located on Burgundy Street, this café is a great place to get some local New Orleans flavor in a relaxing atmosphere.

Sacred Grinds Coffee House

Sacred Grinds, located on Canal Street, is right next to a historic graveyard. If you’re looking for some Voodoo with your coffee, this is the place to go. While it might be called Sacred Grinds, the atmosphere is closer to irreverent, and is a favorite spot for those who prefer a less traditional vibe.

Getting to the coffee, this place offers a wide selection of brews and teas, including Lavendar infusions, hibiscus, and just traditional espresso.

PJ's Coffee

PJ’s coffee is a traditional coffee purist establishment. Featuring direct trade coffee, PJ’s sources 14 types of coffee from around the world, including specialty Arabica beans. These beans are roasted in small batches by an artisan roaster with over 25 years of experience with coffee. A better roast would be hard to find.

This local favorite also offers a variety of pastries baked fresh daily, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch to satisfy cravings throughout the morning.

French Press Coffee House

With three New Orleans locations, French Press Coffeehouse is growing quickly with good reason. Offering food made to order, their sandwiches and breakfast treats and the perfect complement to your choice of coffee.

French press offers all your favorites including traditional brews, as well as flavored freezes, bubble tea, and pretty much every flavor latte you could imagine. Whether you’re passing through town or are here to stay, you’ve got to give French Press Coffee House a try.

Puccino's Coffee

Puccino’s specializes in Italian coffee, which if you haven’t tried it, tastes like coffee should. It’s rich and full-bodied with a velvety finish. Slightly more acidic than American coffees, it has a complex flavor that is perfect for savoring.

Puccino’s also has a wide selection of food, including breakfast items, sandwiches, pastries, and bagels. The coffee is made from scratch every day, and the food is fresh and made to order. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable, with plenty of seating and a relaxed vibe.

Envie Espresso Bar & Cafe

Envie Espresso Bar & Cafe is a haven for coffee lovers and foodies alike. They offer a wide variety of specialty coffees, teas, and drinks, as well as freshly made breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, pastries, and desserts.

Located in the French Quarter near the French Market, the relaxed and comfortable atmosphere is perfect for meeting up with friends or getting some work done. Known for its friendly staff, this is one stop you won't regret.

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