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20 Must-Try Dallas Coffee Shops

Where to fuel up with the Metroplex’s best lattes, macchiatos, cortados, and more

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Houndstooth Coffee and its distinctive Texas cups.
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Good news for coffee lovers! It’s easier than ever to find great coffee in the Metroplex. The shops are becoming more photogenic and more grab-and-go-friendly, for those looking to score an easy caffeine fix.

Want to park your laptop at the area’s best caffeination destinations? Head to one of these essential Dallas coffee shops for perfect lattes, super-potent iced coffee, light lunches, pastries, and, of course, atmosphere.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Staycation Coffee

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It’s all about the vibes in this little house in Richardson with a coffee shop inside. Staycation serves a simple coffee menu along with a selection of local pastries.

Houndstooth Coffee

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Houndstooth Coffee has been serving up simple, good coffee drinks in Texas for 22 years. Drinking in-store? Look for the little black Texas at the bottom of your cup.

White Rock Coffee

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White Rock Coffee has four locations in Dallas (plus a little one we found tucked into Tiki Loco in Deep Ellum), all serving up their brews made from beans they roast themselves right here in town. On hot summer days, we recommend the blended Adam Bomb, a strong vanilla-white chocolate latte flecked with cinnamon and coffee beans and named for a local radio personality.

White Rock Coffee on Douglas Ave.
Rachel Pinn

Cultivar Coffee Roasting Co.

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An OG of the Dallas coffee scene, Cultivar has a rabid following. The menu is simple but solid every single time. They have all the classics and you can make any of them iced for free — a bonus in the hot Texas summer.

El Porton Coffee

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El Porton Coffee opened in November 2020 in East Dallas. The owners of El Porton source their beans from several select roasters, most of whom are multi-generational farmers, and then roast them to create espresso and coffee drinks, which they serve alongside teas and local pastries.

Window Seat Coffee

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This dog-friendly Greenville Avenue shop knows how to execute on a theme! Designed to look a lot like an airplane, Window Seat serves local baked goods and TacoDeli breakfast tacos alongside their own specialty coffees and a full menu of typical coffeehouse drinks and seasonal specials.

La La Land Kind Cafe

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Signature bright yellow sleeves and a truly admirable purpose make La La Land Kind Cafe unforgettable. The coffeeshop employs foster kids who have aged out of the system, to help them transition to post-school life. The coffee and matcha drinks served here are visually stunning, and boast tons of creative flavors.

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VERBENA Parlor + Social House

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Even though this spot is part coffeeshop and part self-care paradise, Verbena makes some top-notch classic and seasonal drinks using Eiland Coffee beans. Whether or not you’re there for a mani, the staff at Verbena will happily serve you a quality caffeine fix.

Ascension Coffee

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Now boasting multiple outposts across the Metroplex, Ascension is a popular haunt for both coffee and wine. Order up something from their extensive menu of lattes — golden milk and shroom are especially notable items.

Fount Board & Table

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This coffee-shop-turned-cooler-coffee-shop, Fount Board & Table is known for its gorgeous charcuterie, cheese and accoutrement “grazing boards,” breakfasts, lunches, teas and events, so much so that the coffee program is often overlooked. A simple coffee menu is studded with eyebrow raisers like a black sesame latte or a summer peaches and cream latte.

Magnolias Sous Le Pont

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This richly hued, chic coffee destination in the downtown Harwood District boasts beans from Avoca Coffee Roasters, ground and transformed into a perfect cup. Their distinctive favorites menu is best to order from if you want to be adventurous. Try the “Magnolias” with sweet notes of lavender, rose, vanilla, and elderflower, or the “Almond Joy” which...well, you can guess.

Murray Street Coffee Shop

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After 17 years in business, small and quirky Murray Street is a solid stop the neighborhood, offering sandwiches, soups and plenty of coffee drinks made with locally roasted, fair trade beans to keep Deep Ellum caffeinated.

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Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters

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Noble Coyote is simply a great place to pick up a cup or a bag of beans when in Fair Park.It has opened back up the shop’s coffee classes, where students can learn everything from cupping to the art of the pour over from the experts themselves.

Otto's Coffee & Fine Foods

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Inside the Adolphus Hotel, Otto’s Coffee and Fine Foods serves Viennese-style coffee made with Full City Rooster beans, plus baked goods, and grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches, all via walk-up window or inside counter service.

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White Rhino Coffee

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White Rhino Coffee has unique and charming locations in all around the Metroplex. A lengthy menu includes both food and drinks, ensuring there’s something for everyone, and coffee lovers will appreciate that White Rhino roasts its coffee locally in Dallas.

A selection of food and drinks at White Rhino Coffee’s location in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

Hola Cafe Dallas

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Micro cafe Hola in Oak Cliff is ideal for grab-and-go. A simple menu of coffee drinks and a few pastries makes it easy to stop by in the morning on your way back to your couch or the office.

Inside Hola Cafe in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

Xaman Cafe

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A lot of chic fits inside the small space that is Xamán Café in Oak Cliff. Xamán is a daily cafe that serves Mexican brunch favorites alongside Mexican coffees roasted just for them. T

Summer Moon Coffee

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Fort Worth’s Summer Moon’s coffee is wood-fired in small batches over Texas oak. The shop’s “moon milk” comes in dairy and non-dairy versions and is sweetened to each customer’s desired taste.

Summer Moon Coffee in Fort Worth
Rachel Pinn

Black Coffee

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Black-owned Black Coffee in Fort Worth’s East Side boasts traditional pours, plus new classics like matcha and turmeric lattes. Add plenty of freshly baked pastries to the mix and an irresistible winged outdoor mural and it’s a recipe for the ideal coffee shop.

Peaberry Coffee

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Some might say the best thing about Oak Cliff’s family-owned Peaberry Coffee shop is the beautiful cans of iced Kiestwood Coffee in a variety of flavors including Vietnamese iced coffee and lavender oat milk latte. In addition, the shop serves a variety of coffee and espresso drinks, classic and creative, via walk-up or walk-in.

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Staycation Coffee

It’s all about the vibes in this little house in Richardson with a coffee shop inside. Staycation serves a simple coffee menu along with a selection of local pastries.

Houndstooth Coffee

Houndstooth Coffee has been serving up simple, good coffee drinks in Texas for 22 years. Drinking in-store? Look for the little black Texas at the bottom of your cup.

White Rock Coffee

White Rock Coffee on Douglas Ave.
Rachel Pinn

White Rock Coffee has four locations in Dallas (plus a little one we found tucked into Tiki Loco in Deep Ellum), all serving up their brews made from beans they roast themselves right here in town. On hot summer days, we recommend the blended Adam Bomb, a strong vanilla-white chocolate latte flecked with cinnamon and coffee beans and named for a local radio personality.

White Rock Coffee on Douglas Ave.
Rachel Pinn

Cultivar Coffee Roasting Co.

An OG of the Dallas coffee scene, Cultivar has a rabid following. The menu is simple but solid every single time. They have all the classics and you can make any of them iced for free — a bonus in the hot Texas summer.

El Porton Coffee

El Porton Coffee opened in November 2020 in East Dallas. The owners of El Porton source their beans from several select roasters, most of whom are multi-generational farmers, and then roast them to create espresso and coffee drinks, which they serve alongside teas and local pastries.

Window Seat Coffee

This dog-friendly Greenville Avenue shop knows how to execute on a theme! Designed to look a lot like an airplane, Window Seat serves local baked goods and TacoDeli breakfast tacos alongside their own specialty coffees and a full menu of typical coffeehouse drinks and seasonal specials.

La La Land Kind Cafe

Kathy Tran

Signature bright yellow sleeves and a truly admirable purpose make La La Land Kind Cafe unforgettable. The coffeeshop employs foster kids who have aged out of the system, to help them transition to post-school life. The coffee and matcha drinks served here are visually stunning, and boast tons of creative flavors.

Kathy Tran

VERBENA Parlor + Social House

Even though this spot is part coffeeshop and part self-care paradise, Verbena makes some top-notch classic and seasonal drinks using Eiland Coffee beans. Whether or not you’re there for a mani, the staff at Verbena will happily serve you a quality caffeine fix.

Ascension Coffee

Now boasting multiple outposts across the Metroplex, Ascension is a popular haunt for both coffee and wine. Order up something from their extensive menu of lattes — golden milk and shroom are especially notable items.

Fount Board & Table

This coffee-shop-turned-cooler-coffee-shop, Fount Board & Table is known for its gorgeous charcuterie, cheese and accoutrement “grazing boards,” breakfasts, lunches, teas and events, so much so that the coffee program is often overlooked. A simple coffee menu is studded with eyebrow raisers like a black sesame latte or a summer peaches and cream latte.

Magnolias Sous Le Pont

This richly hued, chic coffee destination in the downtown Harwood District boasts beans from Avoca Coffee Roasters, ground and transformed into a perfect cup. Their distinctive favorites menu is best to order from if you want to be adventurous. Try the “Magnolias” with sweet notes of lavender, rose, vanilla, and elderflower, or the “Almond Joy” which...well, you can guess.

Murray Street Coffee Shop

Murray Street Coffee

After 17 years in business, small and quirky Murray Street is a solid stop the neighborhood, offering sandwiches, soups and plenty of coffee drinks made with locally roasted, fair trade beans to keep Deep Ellum caffeinated.

Murray Street Coffee

Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters

Noble Coyote is simply a great place to pick up a cup or a bag of beans when in Fair Park.It has opened back up the shop’s coffee classes, where students can learn everything from cupping to the art of the pour over from the experts themselves.

Otto's Coffee & Fine Foods

Otto’s [Official Photo]

Inside the Adolphus Hotel, Otto’s Coffee and Fine Foods serves Viennese-style coffee made with Full City Rooster beans, plus baked goods, and grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches, all via walk-up window or inside counter service.

Otto’s [Official Photo]

White Rhino Coffee

A selection of food and drinks at White Rhino Coffee’s location in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

White Rhino Coffee has unique and charming locations in all around the Metroplex. A lengthy menu includes both food and drinks, ensuring there’s something for everyone, and coffee lovers will appreciate that White Rhino roasts its coffee locally in Dallas.

A selection of food and drinks at White Rhino Coffee’s location in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

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Hola Cafe Dallas

Inside Hola Cafe in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

Micro cafe Hola in Oak Cliff is ideal for grab-and-go. A simple menu of coffee drinks and a few pastries makes it easy to stop by in the morning on your way back to your couch or the office.

Inside Hola Cafe in Oak Cliff
Rachel Pinn

Xaman Cafe

A lot of chic fits inside the small space that is Xamán Café in Oak Cliff. Xamán is a daily cafe that serves Mexican brunch favorites alongside Mexican coffees roasted just for them. T

Summer Moon Coffee

Summer Moon Coffee in Fort Worth
Rachel Pinn

Fort Worth’s Summer Moon’s coffee is wood-fired in small batches over Texas oak. The shop’s “moon milk” comes in dairy and non-dairy versions and is sweetened to each customer’s desired taste.

Summer Moon Coffee in Fort Worth
Rachel Pinn

Black Coffee

Black-owned Black Coffee in Fort Worth’s East Side boasts traditional pours, plus new classics like matcha and turmeric lattes. Add plenty of freshly baked pastries to the mix and an irresistible winged outdoor mural and it’s a recipe for the ideal coffee shop.

Peaberry Coffee

Some might say the best thing about Oak Cliff’s family-owned Peaberry Coffee shop is the beautiful cans of iced Kiestwood Coffee in a variety of flavors including Vietnamese iced coffee and lavender oat milk latte. In addition, the shop serves a variety of coffee and espresso drinks, classic and creative, via walk-up or walk-in.

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