Coffee, coffee, coffee! We couldn't make it through a single day without a fresh cup to get us going. Luckily, Charlotte’s coffee scene offers a great selection of cafes to help transform you from dead asleep to wide awake! In honor of August being National Coffee Month, we've rounded up a list of the top java joints that work hard to keep the Queen City caffeinated.
Nestled in First Ward, Subsecreto is a spot serving up craft coffee and curiosity. The brainchild of two creatives, the space is inspired by secrets, magic and the exploration of the unknown.
Trade and Lore comes from the mind behind popular NoDa spot The Daily Press (it operated in The Evening Muse). Now with a new name and home, they're doing the same thing—making creative coffee.
Sunflour shines in every department. Come for coffee and tea, croissants, cupcakes or a dank lunch sandwich, but beware, it's hard to decide on just one thing. You can enjoy the hospitality of Sunflour Baking Company at three convenient Charlotte area locations: Elizabeth, Dilworth and Harrisburg.
Amélie's is a French bakery and café that offers a feast for the senses. If you swoon over French macarons, croissants and petit-fours then this will soon become a favorite go-to spot! You can find Amélie's French Bakery at these Charlotte area locations: NoDa, Rock Hill, Carmel Commons, Uptown, Park Road.
It's all in the name: a charming independent cafe that offers premium coffees and an inimitable community presence.
Quirky little coffee shop with some seriously good snacks and drinks. You'll come for the coffee and hang around till closing time for the company.
If a cafe doesn't have string lights, is the coffee even worth trying? NJC has it all—lights, houmemade sweetness, great people, and cups on cups on cups of all things, not just coffee. Multiple locations including 7th St., Atherton and Packard Place.
Whether you're looking for classic concoctions or want something a little fancier, Central Coffee has you covered on all caffeine fronts. Two locations at Plaza Midwood and South End.
Talk about the perfect mix—coffee and used books all for a cause. Come to Julia's to peruse everything from Harry Potter to Hemingway while sipping locally roasted coffee. Proceeds benefit Habitat!
Hex transitioned from a pop-up coffee shop to a brick-and-mortar. Find their espresso bar inside Good Bottle Co. for delicious, thoughtfully made coffee beverages that you won't find elsewhere.
Crane Coffee is dedicated to bringing sustainably sourced handcrafted java to the coffee lovers of Charlotte. They specialize in quick-drip pour overs and offer a rotating menu of homemade pastries.
ROOTs Café brings it all—breakfast, lunch and dinner, grab-n-go options, coffee, draft beer, wine by the glass and bottle, all in a comfortable setting that'll make you want to settle in stay awhile.
Hyde Brewing is on the forefront of driving the collision of art and science. Their scientific expertise and artful interpretations combine to inspire their recipes, guide their flavor profiles and delight their drinkers.
Save yourself the money of a trip to Europe—visiting Nova's is like a peek into a traditional European bakery mixed with a patisserie. It's the perfect spot to pick up a loaf or a sweet treat!
Joe and Nosh is a classic coffee shop that keeps it simple. Coffee and food. Their menu is thoughtfully assembled to offer the best of both.