best coffee shops in nashville
planning a trip? new to town? find out where to get your daily fix.
Published Sep 2, 2015 5:00 AM
2320 West End Ave, Nashville, TN
If you’re a hardworking entrepreneur, artist, or even a dreamer, then this is the coffee shop for you. Atmalogy means the study of one’s true self and this coffee shop is a unique place filled with bright décor embodying creativity, positivity and inspiration. The café serves local teas, coffee, and fresh, healthy lunch options where groups can get together to discuss new business ventures over a delicious meal.
519B Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN
Located in East Nashville, Barista Parlor is Nashville’s best-known coffee house on a national level. Housed in a former auto repair garage in Music City’s hip east side, this coffee shop tells the story of its city and boasts a design that represents the top of Nashville’s creative class. Visit during nice, warm weather when the shop opens up its garage doors for bands to play on its outdoor stage.
Bond Coffee Company 602
12th Ave S., Nashville, TN
This family-owned specialty coffee shop offers sleek, stylish decor, and cozy atmosphere where locals in the Gulch community can meet, connect, and recharge over a delicious flavored latte or an awakening expresso.
2007 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN
Bongo Java on Belmont Boulevard is considered Nashville’s oldest coffee company and you can find Bongo Java coffee in almost all of the retail stores around Nashville. This coffee company, which is the only organic, Fair-Trade roaster, also has a patio and an upstairs theater, making it a great spot for studying or socializing with friends.
15 Hermitage Ave, Nashville, TN
If you’re a coffee enthusiast seeking a quieter atmosphere, then this Artisanal coffeehouse with its pleasant wood-paneled, industrial space design is the perfect place for you. CREMA also offers their own in-house coffee and even teaches coffee classes to those interested in learning how to roast coffee.
3431 Murphy Rd. Nashville, TN
We love this cozy coffee shop in the heart of Sylvan Park that offers a bright atmosphere and a full espresso and coffee bar with alternative coffee selections, including local coffee from Humphreys Street Coffee Company and regional and national roasts. Since it’s right off West End, this is the perfect place for a quick cup on your way to work.
Eighth & Roast
2108A 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN
Eighth & Roast is a local hidden gem on 8th Ave South that serves craft coffee and offers a warm and cozy environment with huge tables, making it the perfect place for the creative class to meet and collaborate.
1812 21st Ave S., Nashville, TN
Located in the heart of Hillsboro Village, Fido, which is Bongo Java’s sister location, is one of Nashville’s most popular coffeehouses. With an ideal location close to Belmont and Vanderbilt University, this coffee shop tends to have a large, eclectic crowd of young creatives who come to study, work, and socialize over delicious coffee and food options.
4902 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37208
This quaint Charlotte Avenue shop acts as a caffeine haven in the West Nashville area serving only local products such as baked goods from locals including Dozen Bakery and Vegan Vee. This coffee shop also specializes in Vegan/Gluten Free options, offering something for everyone to enjoy.
33 Peabody St, Nashville, TN
Located in SoBro, Pinewood Social offers an ideal atmosphere for your morning or late-night caffeine binges. Grab a delicious coffee drink, and get some work done at the desks or relax with friends on sofas in this spacious coffee spot.
The Frothy Monkey
2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN
This hip locale, located in the 12 South neighborhood, offers college students and business types a spacious and comfortable space with ample seating and an at-home feel. The Frothy Monkey also supports the local community by serving up great Nashville coffee products including MST Coffee and Drew’s Brews.
Ugly Mugs Coffee & Tea
1886 Eastland Avenue, Nashville, TN
This artsy coffee shop in East Nashville boasts an industrial design and serves coffee products such as Drew’s Brews in ugly mugs that add a fun and friendly flavor.