Fall is a favorite for many in Michigan. National Coffee Day in Detroit (Thursday, Sept.29) is that much easier to celebrate. Your favorite coffee spots in Detroit are a mutual attraction. Besides the picturesque colors around the state, the flavors of fall offer us a sweet sense of comfort heading into the cooler months. Cinnamon spice lattes are a common go-to this time of year. It’s time to spice things up, for lack of a better term. The options for coffee in Detroit range from French to Italian.
Coffee brings folks together, which makes it worth celebrating globally. To make this list even more inviting, just remember that you don’t have to be a coffee lover to enjoy coffee shops.
Detroitisit rounded up a steaming list of the hottest coffee spots in Detroit to get an extra coffee fix this year after missing out on some favorites in recent pandemic times. New spots are always brewing too!
Detroitisit highlighted a list of the best coffee shops in Detroit earlier this year, but coffee routines could use a new take with some classics you can’t miss. Astro Coffee was the core buzz of the city in Corktown, but they, unfortunately, closed permanently after relocating. No worries! Have a unique sip in Milwaukee Junction’s neighborhood. Milwaukee Caffe is highly relationship-focused, considering it has just 150 square feet of space. This cafe is from the owners of the nearby cocktail bar Try a maple rosemary latte or stick with an espresso or cappuccino. Enjoy your quality coffee with a side of meaningful conversations with baristas. The history of immigration is close to the hearts of those that put a delicious drink in your hand.
Location: 447 E Milwaukee Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
THE NARROW WAY CAFE
Let’s hear it for this black-owned coffee shop that’s constantly expanding. Visit The Narrow Way Cafe & Shop on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion. They provide the best quality coffee, loose leaf tea & baked goods in Detroit. Their roasts have a unique blend. Speaking of blends, you will be delighted to see the extensive smoothie list. You may find yourself quickly joining their Stress-Free Java Club! They’re back open, so you can enjoy their company as much as they enjoy yours. View their full menu HERE and order online if you prefer. They’re open from Monday-Saturday 8 am-4 pm.
Location: 19331 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221
Populace Coffee is one of Michigan’s most-loved coffee roasters. Who wouldn’t love their drink when it’s hugged by a light pink design and cursive font that reads: The Siren Cafe”? It’s a tiny reflection of the hotel’s 1920s atmosphere. Although its headquarters are based in Bay City, Populace Coffee brought its magic to a small café in the lobby of Siren Hotel in downtown Detroit. The Populace Coffee menu features a variety of classic drinks with a Michigan twist. Complete your order with a special drizzle of maple syrup to sweeten. This is definitely one of your more lavish options for coffee shops/cafes in Detroit. They’re open from Monday-Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
HELP REBUILD MORNINGSIDE CAFE
Morningside Cafe is one of Detroit’s newest coffee and entertainment cafes. Support local businesses at all stages. Stay tuned as owner, Jeffrey D. Lewis II makes a valiant effort to rebuild a buzzing part of Detroit. Jeffrey’s newly launched, community-based coffee and entertainment establishment experienced the unimaginable on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022. A fire began from an adjacent building, making its way to theirs, causing significant damage. In under 2 weeks, they’ve graciously reached $5,000 in donations towards their rebuilding efforts! However, you can still show your love for Morningside Coffee by donating to their GoFundMe page HERE.
Located on Warren near Outer Drive on the east side.
DETROIT BLACK COFFEE
Next is your daily buzz from a woman-owned coffee and tea business founded by Jasmine Jackson in Detroit. Detroit Black Coffee Detroit Black Coffee is open for delivery and online orders. They have bright decor and involve the work of other local entrepreneurs. Shop their coffees, teas, and other custom drinks that reflect various regions and seasons like their Blueberry Cobbler blend or Amaretto Coffee. Click HERE to order from their website.
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