Here in Nashville, we take pride in our rich culinary scene. We are known for our sublime craft beers and, of course, handcrafted coffee! Nashville’s local coffee shops are the perfect places to relax in between sightseeing or attending live shows. Below, we’ve listed the best coffee shops in downtown Nashville!
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5 of the Best Coffee Shops in Downtown Nashville
One of our favorite coffee shops in downtown Nashville is Dunn Brothers. Located at the corner of Fourth and Church Streets, this caffeine stop features free Wi-Fi, live music, local art for sale, conference facilities, and patio seating. Enjoy freshly ground coffee that’s roasted on-site paired with a delicious breakfast or lunch item. There’s no better place to sink into a comfy chair and enjoy an Instagram-worthy latte!
Eighth and Roast
Custom, cutting-edge espresso awaits at Eighth and Roast. This downtown Nashville coffee shop roasts more than 70,000 pounds of coffee each year! Come on over and enjoy exposed brick walls, delicious cold brew, and unique add-in flavors like Nutella and spiced maple.
One of the best spots in Nashville or locally roasted coffee or a glass of wine is Frothy Monkey. This coffee shop features a cozy, approachable atmosphere and a menu full of creative concoctions. If you’re hungry for more than just a pastry, Frothy Monkey offers delectable dishes like biscuits and gravy, artisan cheese plates, and braised beef sandwiches. Pair your food with a rosemary honey latte for the ultimate experience at this local favorite!
CREMA Coffee is another fantastic coffee shop in downtown Nashville. In addition to offering some of the best coffee in Nashville, this shop offers classes on roasting and brewing! While class offerings change seasonally, previous classes have included Secret to Latte Art, Milk Steaming, and Espresso Theory. Discover what goes into creating a cuppa that’s a step above!
Barista Parlor is a favorite of the East Nashville hipster scene! This spot offers a rustic-modern atmosphere featuring reclaimed wood interiors and, of course, plenty of tasty caffeinated drinks. Spend some time at Barista Parlor for a great afternoon pick-me-up after a day of Nashville adventures!
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