The 7 Best Coffee Shops In Wilmington

Deemed the “Corporate Capital of America,” Wilmington has a lot to offer professionals in the area. However, travellers and especially digital nomads will find that passing through Wilmington on a trip through Delaware offers them a chance to indulge in quite a delightful coffee culture.

From local roasters serving up some of the freshest coffee in the region to charming cafes where you can settle in a really get some work done, the best coffee shops in Wilmington, Delaware offers something for every type of traveller.

Settle in with a flat white or your favourite flavoured cappuccino and enjoy visiting any one of our picks for seven of the best coffee shops in Wilmington.

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1. Brew Ha Ha

In the mood for locally-roasted, delicious Delaware coffee? Check out any one of the various trendy locations of Brew Ha Ha. They offer coffee lovers a “boutique experience, where every drink is special and individualized attention is paid every step of the way.” Truly, drinks are quality and the service is superb.

Best Coffee Shops In Wilmington

2. Loma Coffee

If staying local is your goal when travelling through Wilmington then you can’t possibly pass up the chance to check out Loma Coffee. Here, it’s clear that they’re dedicated to crafting a community surrounding their cafe’s culture. And, it shows in terms of the service they deliver and the quality of coffee they brew day in and day out.

Best Coffee Shops In Wilmington

3. De La Coeur Café et Pâtisserie

For travellers with a sweet tooth, De La Coeur is one of the absolute best coffee shops in Wilmington. Here, a French infusion of flavour and sweetness mixes with local cafe culture to create a delightfully delectable mixture that’ll definitely tantalise your tastebuds. From coffee to croissants, they’ve got you covered.

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4. Treehouse Cafe

While not located inside of a lush treehouse like the name might suggest, Wilmington’s Treehouse Cafe is just as charming as you’d expect. The vibes are uber-local. And, that means that you can really chat up the staff here if you’re just stopping by for a visist. Ask about local Wilmington culture over a hot cup of coffee or espresso-based drink.

5. Lucky’s Coffee Shop

Lucky’s Coffee Shop is more than a mere cafe. It’s a, well, full-fledged coffee shop. You know, the kind you’d have expected to find back in the 1950s. The diner is one of the best spots for breakfast in Wilmington. Here, you can order some mouthwatering Eggs Benedict and a side of home fries. Then, scarf it down with a side of some piping hot, fresh coffee.

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6. Scrumptious

According to Scrumptious, a “love for travel and food has been the inspiration for everything we offer.” We can relate to that! It’s also what inspires us here. As one of the best coffee shops in Wilmington, Scrumptious surely delivers on their name. Dishes are flavourful and the coffee’s always fresh. It’s the perfect stop before a morning of exploring the city.

7. Centreville Cafe

Just a short 10-15 minute drive northwest of Wilmington, Centreville Cafe is the elegant coffee shop of every traveller’s dreams. They specialise in offering a tasty range of foodie treats. From domestic and imported cheeses to fancy baked goods and full on meals, you can enjoy some of the area’s finest coffee while also treating yourself to a tasty meal.

Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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