7 Best Coffee Shops In New Orleans

The 7 Best Coffee Shops In New Orleans

New Orleans is more than a Southern party city. It’s also a city with a coffee scene to match its many great bars. Which subsequently helps you survive the day after taking a seat inside those bars. Visit one of these best coffee shops in New Orleans to get the day jump-started.

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1.  Drip Affogato Bar

In a place as hot and humid as the gulf of Louisiana, affogato, or ice cream with coffee or espresso poured over it, is a grand idea for a coffee shop. Choose from classic affogato recipes or modern spins on the dish like matcha. Don’t worry, you can still order great coffee in a cup to simply drink.

Best Coffee Shops New Orleans

2. Hivolt

Hivolt is known for their expertly pulled espressos and gourmet coffees, but they also earn major points for offering vegan food options. Take a seat outside on fair-weathered days, or settle inside of the quirky yet stylish coffee shop.

Hivolt Cafe

3. Spitfire Coffee

Spitfire offers every option in coffee any caffeine-seeker could want. From cold brew and pour overs to espresso drinks to signature creations and even iced versions, there is something for every taste bud here. Try the Brown Butter Mocha for a deliciously rich and decadent latte to start to the day.

Spitfire Coffee in New Orleans

4. Congregation Coffee Roasters

Set in a former house, this coffee shop roasts its own beans and churns out one well-made coffee after another well-made espresso drink. Order their iced coffee during warmer months, and pick up a bag of beans to take home.

Congregation Coffee Roasters in New Orleans

5. French Truck Coffee

Design-forward, this industrial-chic coffee shop roasts its own small batches of beans. Their smooth brews are reason enough to go, but their light breakfast fare is a nice accompaniment.

French Truck Coffee

6. Mammoth Espresso

Mid-century modern meets sleek minimalism at this chic New Orleans coffee shop. In addition to a range of coffee drinks made with knowledgable hands, Mammoth Espresso also offers a wide range of top-shelf teas. Order a baked good too, which are all baked in-house!

Mammoth Espresso Cafe
Image credit: Mammoth Espresso

7. The Station

The Station is a laid-back environment with good coffee and equally tasty homemade food to pair. Get to this industrial-chic and whimsically decorated coffee shop early to avoid a line. Take a seat outside on the patio for relaxed sipping.

The Station

Molly Harris

Molly Harris is a freelance travel journalist dividing her time between the United States and the Western Balkans.

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