If you are someone who can’t function until you’ve had one great cup of coffee in the morning, then these best coffee shops in Winston-Salem are for you. The cozy interiors are welcoming and a gentle nudge into the day.
Whether you prefer espresso concoctions, quality drip coffees or a strong cup of tea, here’s where to go for a first-thing jolt.
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This brick-walled coffee shop presents a relaxed, urban environment. There are tons of coffee options, though the nitro on tap is a great choice. The in-house bakery makes pastries and baked goods daily with plenty of gluten-free options as well.
This city-wide chain creates some delicious baked goods to pair with an even better cup of coffee. The Brookstown location is our favourite with its stylish interior. They brew up North Carolina-based Counter Culture Coffee beans and make all of their syrups in-house. Order from the seasonal menu, like a sage mocha latte for fall, for an added touch of luxury.
Krankies roasts and sells its own beans, but the lively coffee shop is a great place to order a cup to take home with a bag of beans. Order a drip coffee, and if you’re feeling peckish, they serve a great hot breakfast too with southern classics like Hoppin’ John.
This cozy coffee shop and bakery offers a variety of coffees and baked goods with friendly service. Order a nitro coffee and order any of the waffles, though their daily specialty sweet treats like CBD Fruity Pebble Macarons are great too.
This bright, industrial-chic space serves up coffee and pastries alongside community support. Moji is an inclusive space that employees individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They pride themselves on giving everyone a voice, and of course a great cup of coffee.
This locally-owned cakery and sweet treat shop makes wonderful coffee to go alongside their confections. Take a seat inside this charming, historic home and order a slice of coffee cake to have with your black coffee.
This casual cafe and restaurant lets you slip into the day with ease. They serve a great breakfast of updated American favourites like eggs, pancakes and French toast. Order a coffee with cream or go all-out with the seasonal latte like the pumpkin pie latte.