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15 Essential Coffeeshops in Atlanta

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So you're looking for a good place to grab coffee? Well, look no further. We've rounded up a list of 15 great shops, bars, and counters in and around Atlanta. Each option below brings something a little different to the (cafe) table, whether it be a steaming cup of rich and fresh coffee, or a pleasant encounter offered by the barista crafting your drink. These places won't let you down.

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Eater Atlanta contributor Jaclyn Overall

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Alon's Bakery & Market

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1394 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-6000
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Step inside Alon’s and you’re transported to a bustling little European market. It's a one-stop-shop for not only coffee, but wine, cheese, pastries, paninis, and more. You can't go wrong with an Americano and a chocolate croissant. [Photo]

2. Amélie's

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840 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 921-0276
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A recent newcomer to the Atlanta coffee scene, Amelie’s offers a French ambiance that comes off a bit as the Mad Hatter’s tea party from Alice in Wonderland. Aside from the eclectic theme, Amelie’s excels in its coffee, bakery, and food selection with a friendly and helpful staff. [Photo]

3. Cafe Jonah and The Magical Attic

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3188 Paces Ferry Pl NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 343-4107
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Stop by this charming white brick house and find yourself greeted with not only some fine Batdorf & Bronson coffee, but also an array of fresh and seasonal food options. [Photo]

4. Café Intermezzo

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1065 Peachtree St, Suite 2
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 355-0411
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A veteran on the Atlanta coffee map, Cafe Intermezzo extends a Euro-elegance with classical music and an overwhelming variety of coffee drinks and desserts. This cafe is the perfect way to end a date night. [Photo]

5. Chattahoochee Coffee Company

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6640 Akers Mill Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 955-0788
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The original location of this coffee shop in Vinings allows you to escape the city for greener pastures and the tranquility of a flowing river. Chattahoochee Coffee Company backs right up to the Chattahoochee River and serves top-quality Counter Culture Coffee. The tricky part is accessing the shop since it’s within the gates of an apartment community. [Photo]

6. Condesa Coffee

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480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 524-5054
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Condesa Coffee boasts sophistication through its dapperly dressed baristas and rotating selection of impressive coffee preparation methods (choose from Chemex, Aeropress, siphon, etc.). The location on the Freedom Parkway Trail, along with the craft cocktails that are available any time of day, make Condesa a gem. [Photo]

7. Dancing Goats Coffee Bar

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650 North Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 874-0370
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The storefront of the local roaster of Batdorf and Bronson beans, Dancing Goats provides Atlantans with accessibility to fresh beans, and an added dose of committed, passionate, and friendly staff. With two shops, the Decatur location has an immense interior, and the Ponce City Market outpost offers an expansive covered patio that even includes a swing to perch on. [Photo]

8. Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party

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1645 McLendon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 474-1402
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Stepping into this coffee shop is like stepping into a cozy little wonderland. You’ll find umbrellas hanging from the ceiling, the walls lined with bookshelves, a grand selection of teas, and, of course, coffee. Life doesn’t get much better than nestling into a comfortable couch on a rainy afternoon with a mug at Dr. Bombay’s. [Photo]

9. Grant Park Coffeehouse

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753 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 856-0433
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This is your go-to, family-friendly corner coffee shop, welcoming to regulars and newcomers alike. Take advantage of the iced coffee and ice cream selection when the weather’s warm, followed by a stroll through Grant Park or Zoo Atlanta. [Photo]

10. JavaVino Coffee & Wine House

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579 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 577-8673
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This laid-back coffee shop on North Highland is ideal for any hour. JavaVino offers Selva Negra Estate coffee, grown by the parents of the shop’s owners. Enjoy coffee by day and tapas and wine by night. [Photo]

11. Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop

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437 Memorial Dr SE, Ste A5
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 348-4797
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The baristas at Octane work with an admirable amount of care and precision and won’t rush through making your drink, even when the line wraps around the bakery section and out the front door. The wait isn’t so bad when you’re distracted by all the tempting treats offered by Little Tart Bakeshop. [Photo]

12. Rev Coffee

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1680 Spring Rd SE, Ste B
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 573-4434
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Venturing to Smyrna may be a trek for some, but it’s worth the haul. The shop has a roastery around back, so you know you’re getting the freshest beans around. A special feature of Rev is its offering of locally named roasts, such as the ever-popular “Silver Comet Blend.” [Photo]

13. Star Provisions

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1198 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 365-0410
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Less of a coffeeshop and more of a coffee counter, you will be glad you stopped in because the person behind the counter is sure to prepare your drink with speed and determination. No small talk needed here. Star Provisions’s coffee counter pairs excellently with the bakery attached. Be sure to at least take a peek at the fresh baked goods.

14. The Neighborhood Cafe

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240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 681-4434
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Tucked underneath Concentrics restaurant Parish in the idyllic Inman Park neighborhood, this cafe offers an atmosphere reminiscent of Tuscany. You'll be sure to love the exposed brick, community farm table, and patio overlooking the BeltLine while sipping on expertly prepared coffee. [Photo]

15. West Egg Cafe

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1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 872-3973
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Drawing its name from the classic novel The Great Gatsby, West Egg displays an industrial yet fun atmosphere with high ceilings, concrete floors, and bursts of color. Boasting a Southern food menu, West Egg is a favorite of the brunch crowd, so be wary of this one during peak hours.

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1. Alon's Bakery & Market

1394 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Step inside Alon’s and you’re transported to a bustling little European market. It's a one-stop-shop for not only coffee, but wine, cheese, pastries, paninis, and more. You can't go wrong with an Americano and a chocolate croissant. [Photo]
1394 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

2. Amélie's

840 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
A recent newcomer to the Atlanta coffee scene, Amelie’s offers a French ambiance that comes off a bit as the Mad Hatter’s tea party from Alice in Wonderland. Aside from the eclectic theme, Amelie’s excels in its coffee, bakery, and food selection with a friendly and helpful staff. [Photo]
840 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. Cafe Jonah and The Magical Attic

3188 Paces Ferry Pl NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Stop by this charming white brick house and find yourself greeted with not only some fine Batdorf & Bronson coffee, but also an array of fresh and seasonal food options. [Photo]
3188 Paces Ferry Pl NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

4. Café Intermezzo

1065 Peachtree St, Suite 2, Atlanta, GA 30309
A veteran on the Atlanta coffee map, Cafe Intermezzo extends a Euro-elegance with classical music and an overwhelming variety of coffee drinks and desserts. This cafe is the perfect way to end a date night. [Photo]
1065 Peachtree St, Suite 2
Atlanta, GA 30309

5. Chattahoochee Coffee Company

6640 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
The original location of this coffee shop in Vinings allows you to escape the city for greener pastures and the tranquility of a flowing river. Chattahoochee Coffee Company backs right up to the Chattahoochee River and serves top-quality Counter Culture Coffee. The tricky part is accessing the shop since it’s within the gates of an apartment community. [Photo]
6640 Akers Mill Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

6. Condesa Coffee

480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Condesa Coffee boasts sophistication through its dapperly dressed baristas and rotating selection of impressive coffee preparation methods (choose from Chemex, Aeropress, siphon, etc.). The location on the Freedom Parkway Trail, along with the craft cocktails that are available any time of day, make Condesa a gem. [Photo]
480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

7. Dancing Goats Coffee Bar

650 North Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
The storefront of the local roaster of Batdorf and Bronson beans, Dancing Goats provides Atlantans with accessibility to fresh beans, and an added dose of committed, passionate, and friendly staff. With two shops, the Decatur location has an immense interior, and the Ponce City Market outpost offers an expansive covered patio that even includes a swing to perch on. [Photo]
650 North Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

8. Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party

1645 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Stepping into this coffee shop is like stepping into a cozy little wonderland. You’ll find umbrellas hanging from the ceiling, the walls lined with bookshelves, a grand selection of teas, and, of course, coffee. Life doesn’t get much better than nestling into a comfortable couch on a rainy afternoon with a mug at Dr. Bombay’s. [Photo]
1645 McLendon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

9. Grant Park Coffeehouse

753 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
This is your go-to, family-friendly corner coffee shop, welcoming to regulars and newcomers alike. Take advantage of the iced coffee and ice cream selection when the weather’s warm, followed by a stroll through Grant Park or Zoo Atlanta. [Photo]
753 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

10. JavaVino Coffee & Wine House

579 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
This laid-back coffee shop on North Highland is ideal for any hour. JavaVino offers Selva Negra Estate coffee, grown by the parents of the shop’s owners. Enjoy coffee by day and tapas and wine by night. [Photo]
579 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

11. Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop

437 Memorial Dr SE, Ste A5, Atlanta, GA 30312
The baristas at Octane work with an admirable amount of care and precision and won’t rush through making your drink, even when the line wraps around the bakery section and out the front door. The wait isn’t so bad when you’re distracted by all the tempting treats offered by Little Tart Bakeshop. [Photo]
437 Memorial Dr SE, Ste A5
Atlanta, GA 30312

12. Rev Coffee

1680 Spring Rd SE, Ste B, Smyrna, GA 30080
Venturing to Smyrna may be a trek for some, but it’s worth the haul. The shop has a roastery around back, so you know you’re getting the freshest beans around. A special feature of Rev is its offering of locally named roasts, such as the ever-popular “Silver Comet Blend.” [Photo]
1680 Spring Rd SE, Ste B
Smyrna, GA 30080

13. Star Provisions

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Less of a coffeeshop and more of a coffee counter, you will be glad you stopped in because the person behind the counter is sure to prepare your drink with speed and determination. No small talk needed here. Star Provisions’s coffee counter pairs excellently with the bakery attached. Be sure to at least take a peek at the fresh baked goods.
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

14. The Neighborhood Cafe

240 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Tucked underneath Concentrics restaurant Parish in the idyllic Inman Park neighborhood, this cafe offers an atmosphere reminiscent of Tuscany. You'll be sure to love the exposed brick, community farm table, and patio overlooking the BeltLine while sipping on expertly prepared coffee. [Photo]
240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

15. West Egg Cafe

1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Drawing its name from the classic novel The Great Gatsby, West Egg displays an industrial yet fun atmosphere with high ceilings, concrete floors, and bursts of color. Boasting a Southern food menu, West Egg is a favorite of the brunch crowd, so be wary of this one during peak hours.
1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

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