The 11 Best Coffee Shops in Jacksonville

Posted: Thursday, May 20 2021

In Jacksonville, Florida, a huge coastal city, there are plenty of options for seaside relaxation, cultural enrichment, and outdoor adventure.

What’s the best way to maximize your time in Jacksonville? Caffeine, of course! Check out these 11 amazing coffee shops scattered throughout the city, next time you need a boost!


Setlan Coffee Co.

1435 Naldo Ave

Setlan is the quintessential tropical coffee shop.

The shop’s goal is to inspire joy through great coffee and unforgettable service experiences.

There’s something very unique and whimsical about the place!

Patrons order from an adorably decorated trailer and eat outside underneath floating umbrellas and a giant airplane.

This is a great place to grab coffee AND take a few photos!


Sippers Coffeehouse

7643 Gate Pkwy N

Sippers has a casual and cheerful vibe, perfect for long, thoughtful conversations with friends or productive study sessions. This family-owned shop specializes in a wide variety of coffee-based drinks as well as homemade pastries!


Bold Bean Coffee Roasters

Riverside: 869 Stockton St

Jacksonville Beach: 2400 3rd St S, Unit 200

San Marco: 1905 Hendricks Ave

With multiple locations around Jacksonville, you’re bound to find a Bold Bean close by in the city.

Each shop offers big sunny windows, plenty of seating, carefully crafted drinks, and an Instagram-able aesthetic.

They also sustainably source all their beans and roast them in-house!


Photo courtesy of Vagabond Coffee

Vagabond Coffee

934 Edgewood Ave S

With a retro rainbow wall decal and ample seating, Vagabond Coffee is a great place to hang out.

Their menu features a selection of espresso drinks, cold brews, teas, and homemade baked goods, including their signature puff pastry pop tart!

They also have outdoor patio seating! Perfect for those warm Jacksonville days.


Brew Five Points

1024 Park Street

Brew Five Points offers more than just coffee!

They also serve a yummy menu of brunch specialties and desserts including chorizo corn cakes, breakfast sandwiches, bacon avocado tacos, and lavender lemon bars.

Alongside normal espresso faves, they also have matcha, chai lattes, kombucha, and hot chocolate.

The bright interior is great for taking well-lit Insta pics or completing homework assignments.


Social Grounds Coffee Company

1712 N Main St

If you’re looking for a coffee shop that’s about more than just the drinks, Social Grounds is the place for you!

Veteran owned and operated, this shop’s vision is to empower veterans moving into the next chapter of their lives, whether that be transitioning from homelessness, or from active duty.

The menu features your standard mix of espresso, chai, and matcha, as well as ground coffee to take home!

There’s also plenty of seating, so this is a great place to grab a cup of coffee with friends and hang out for a while.


Southern Grounds

San Marco: 1671 Atlantic Blvd

Avondale: 3562 St. Johns Ave

Neptune Beach: 200 1st Street

Southern Grounds is a great spot to get a classy Sunday brunch!

With a menu of breakfast favorites, like omelettes, lox bagels, eggs benedict, and parfaits among others, diners are sure to find something to suit their taste.

There are both indoor and outdoor seating options and they have three locations around Jacksonville!


Photo courtesy of Brass Tacks Coffee Co.

Brass Tacks Coffee Co.

4352 Southside Blvd

With a slogan like “Stay sharp!” Brass Tacks is a great option if you’re looking for a caffeine boost!

Brass Tack’s mission has always been to make great coffee more accessible. How do they do that? Number one, prioritizing friendly and approachable cafes and baristas. Second, have interesting, easy going menus and atmospheres.

Featuring, zingy lemon-themed decor, this shop is a great place to get some work done. 


The Flamingo

1176 Edgewood Ave S #1

Situated in Murray Hills, The Flamingo serves “the best coffee, beer, & wine on planet earth.” With a proclamation like that, it’s likely you’ll find something delicious on the menu!

There’s a cozy, exposed brick wall interior and luxe couches to sink back into. This is the perfect spot to relax on a lazy afternoon with friends.

They also serve blackberry white chocolate scones, lemon lavender bars, chocolate shortbread cookies, and classic cinnamon rolls!


The Brick Coffee House

214 N Hogan St

In a cozy, brick-walled coffeehouse, The Brick serves a large menu of espresso drinks, smoothies, sandwiches, soups, and breakfast food.

This shop wants every patron to feel like family and strives to provide excellent customer service. The Brick is a great option if you’re looking for a place to grab both a bite and a coffee.


Social House Coffee

4204 Herschel St

Social House Coffee is a cozy, quality-focused shop in the Avondale neighborhood.

The shop is owned and operated by former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver, Arrelious Benn, alongside his wife, Mariel.

After retiring, Arrelious wanted to find a way to connect and give back to the Jacksonville community that supported him in his NFL career. Thus, Social House Coffee was created!

Their menu includes a variety of coffees, espresso drinks, cold brews, and teas!


Looking for something to do now that you’ve gotten your caffeine fix?

Check out this list for plenty of activity options in Jacksonville! And of course, while you’re in town, make sure an epic adventure at The Escape Game Jacksonville is part of your plans! 🌴

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