Cafes/Coffee shops in general are a popular place to hang out year-round! They’re also pretty popular throughout the day, but morning is a hot time for roasted coffee scents as everyone grabs their favorite drink and goes off. Espressos, lattes, macchiatos, and more are brewing at these coffee shops in Detroit.
Whether you call these coffee shops, coffee houses, coffee bars, or anything else, the drinks are reliably tasty. Whatever drink you fancy, there’s also a scrumptious snack and/or sandwich to go with several of these coffee shops in Detroit. Some even have a nice outdoor patio.
Detroitisit rounded up a list of the best coffee shops in Detroit to know about this year. Some are old and some spots have just recently made a home in the heart of Detroit. Try something new!
First up on this list of coffee shops in Detroit 2023 is a spacious, vibrant cafe with plenty of seating. Detroiters choose Detroit Sip for several reasons, one being the fact that they have Detroit-themed espresso and coffee drinks! Try a Belle Isle Blondie or a Bagley Blend. They also have classic Michigan-made drinks & other locally-made foods like cakes, brownies, doughnuts, soup, and chips. Click HERE to view their menu on their website.
Nothing says family-owned and community-oriented like this next business. Coffee shops in Detroit are extra special when they have black roots. The co-owner, Charity Dean’s great-grandmother, Rosa Malone was one of the first Black homeowners to move into Rosedale Park in 1973 while segregation was still prevalent. Enjoy this pretty pastel-decorated space that serves refreshing drinks like Lavender Lemonade as well as more seasonal drink flavors. They also offer a small selection of sandwiches with Better Made Chips. Celebrate the legacy of Rosa Malone and great coffee! Click HERE to view their menu.
BLACK COFFEE CAFE
A newer option on this list of the best coffee shops in Detroit is Black Coffee Café. Black Coffee Café is a cute little cozy spot on the North End that’s beautiful from the inside out. They serve “black” coffee as well as Afro-centric food with décor to match. They also have catering and you can order online! They’re updating their menu & specials, but you can click HERE to view their drinks like Cortado, Flat White, and Macchiato.
Location: 9405 John R Street, Detroit
Coffee shops in Detroit each have their own unique spin on community businesses. Head over to Oloman Café in the heart of downtown Hamtramck for coffee and an art gallery all in one place. Locals come to study and work while sipping on exceptionally unique coffee, lattes, and espressos. There’s also a selection of freshly-baked paninis and French-style pastries from Golden Wheat Bakery. Enjoy the rest of the warm summer weather with their outdoor seating on their secluded back patio. The café also features a gallery that showcases beautiful local and regional artwork. It’s a must-visit spot in Detroit! Click HERE to learn more.
Location: 10215 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck
Coffee shops in Detroit typically cater to the everyday “cup of Joe” kind of people, but they’re not all open during the weekdays! Detroit Vintage knows that sometimes it can be a special treat to serve the weekends only. Detroit Vintage offers pour-over or French press coffee to take to-go with some fresh-baked goods. This spot also has a patio, so take advantage of the warm weather! Not to mention, there’s also if you stop by on the first Friday evening of the month, you can enjoy poetry and open mic night. Click HERE to see their menu.
Location: 10335 W 8 Mile Rd, Detroit
ROASTING PLANT DETROIT
Can you truly call yourself a coffee fan if you’ve never been to the Roasting Plant? Understand Detroit from the roots, including how coffee shops in Detroit get their coffee. Check out this café that sources their beans from some of the best plantations across the world, and they are then of course, artfully roasted to perfection. This is an affordable place to grab a coffee. They also offer patio seating. Click HERE to visit their website.
Location: 660 Woodward Ave, Detroit
MADCAP COFFEE DETROIT
Event on Saturday 8/26: They’re featuring an extra special Party Latte, an iced oat milk latte with pink blueberry and strawberry syrup, available at all Madcap cafes.
many of these coffee shops in Detroit have you been to? Have you visited this dainty little coffee shop in Downtown Detroit? Madcap Coffee House is your go-to for the best brews. Open 7 days a week, this place lets the coffee speak for itself. You’ll find minimalist décor in a relaxed environment that allows individuals to focus while enjoying their favorite hot beverages. Take your drink to-go if you prefer. You can also buy a bag of their freshly roasted coffee for home. Mobile ordering is also available. Click HERE to shop their coffee and see other café locations.
THE RED HOOK
There are some cool new coffee shops in Detroit! You’ve probably visited The Red Hook coffee shop at their Ferndale location that’s been around just over a decade. They now have four locations. Check out the buzz over their newer location known as “Red Hook Greenway” (2761 e. Jefferson Detroit), a popular place for all of the bike riders that are ready to grab and go. You can expect the same delicious drinks and baked goods at all of their locations. Click HERE to view their other locations in Detroit.
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