A glass of refreshing cold brew coffee or iced tea is just what a warm day in Florida’s capital needs. Next time you’re visiting the city, you can find your iced fix at one of these establishments, the best coffee shops in Orlando.
Stardust Video and Coffee
Address: 1842 Winter Park Rd, Orlando, FL 32803
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am to Midnight, Sat-Sun 8am to Midnight
Phone: (407) 623-3393
By far the most unique café in Orlando, Stardust Video & Coffee combines delicious coffee with a mix of vegan food, booze, and video rentals. Founded in 1970, this retro establishment has formed a devoted following mainly due to its unique drinks and laid-back atmosphere.
Address: 706 W Smith St, Orlando, FL 32804
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8am-6pm
Phone: (407) 519-0643
As the only non-profit coffee shop in Orlando, Downtown Credo is the result of five local charities partnering with a network of coffee growers in Nicaragua to provide the city with delicious direct-source coffee. This donations-only café has recently been voted the “Best Coffee Shop in Orlando” by Critics Choice. They also host live music and charitable events almost every weekend.
Address: 626 N Alafaya Trail #105, Orlando, FL 32828
Hours: 8am-11pm Daily
Phone: (407) 476-3093
The owners of Vespr Coffeebar pride themselves in creating a ‘natural place where people can talk, write, work, plan, pass the time and fall in love’. Located in Waterford Towers Plaza, the coffee at Vespr is always organic, fair-trade certified and always served in 100% biodegradable cups.
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Address: 22 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801
Hours: Mon-Thu 7am-10pm, Fri 7am-2am, Sat 9am-2am, Sun 9am-10pm
Phone: (407) 730-7499
This modern, spacious restaurant serves American fare accompanied by a globally accented coffee bar. The ever-changing menu at Artisan’s encompasses drinks such as Vietnamese Iced Coffee and Mexican Mocha, a popular coffee drink made with dark chocolate and cayenne pepper. It has as quickly become a staple for anyone visiting the Artisan’s Table coffee bar.
Benjamin French Bakery and Café
Address: 716 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801
Hours: Mon 8am-6pm, Tue-Sat 8:30am-7pm, Sun 8am-6pm
Phone: (407) 797-2253
This cozy café is run by French owners Benjamin and Nathalie who moved to Orlando in 2010 with hopes of opening an authentic French bakery. Their café has since been praised by Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Magazine, and Orlando Weekly alike, who paid special notice to the organic coffees and teas.
Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar
Address: 444 N Bumby Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Hours: Mon-Thu 7am-10pm, Fri 7am-11pm, Sat 8pm-11pm, Sun 9am-10pm
Phone: (407) 893-4994
Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar was opened to fill the niche of top-shelf coffee and food options for everyone at reasonable prices. This coffee bar is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves everything from vegan options to meat-lover delights. The mix-matched chairs and local artwork on the walls adds to the homey fill that you expect from such a distinctive coffee shop.
Address: 4932 New Broad St, Orlando, FL 32814
Hours: Tue-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-6pm, Sun 7:30-4pm
Phone: (407) 960-5906
Café 906 is a small, relaxing café perfect for getting work done. The café is managed and attended by the owners themselves, who take pride in their French coffee and pastries. Newly located in Orlando, Café 906 is cherished by locals for their delicious brunch menu.
Java Lava Coffee Shop
Address: 47 E Robinson St #100, Orlando, FL 32801
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm
Phone: (407) 770-1888
Known for their great coffee and large-sized meals, Java Lava is a simple counter-serve coffee shop offering a delicious breakfast and lunch menu. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the coffee shop is a perfect option for anyone wanting tasty coffee on-the-go.
Lineage Coffee Roasting
Address: 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm
Phone: (407) 205-8096
Earning bonus points for hand-roasting their own craft coffee beans, Lineage takes a different approach to coffee making. The baristas at the café teach customers about the process of coffee making, highlighting the different brewing methods and how they each produce different flavors. In the end, the customer is left with a delicious cup of coffee and the knowledge of how it came to taste that way.
Le Café de Paris
Address: 5170 Dr Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-3pm
Phone: (407) 293-2326
Owned by French owners Claude and Chantal, Le Café de Paris is self-described as a ‘family affair’. Serving a vast breakfast and lunch menu along with pastries and coffee, the café welcomes anyone wanting an authentic Parisian experience. Le Café de Paris has been revered by the Orlando Sentinel as ‘a little gem of a restaurant’.