Visiting a new place can be fun, but if you’re a coffee lover, searching for your morning cup can waste valuable time if you don’t know where the best shops are. If you are visiting Cleveland, there’s plenty to do and see, and you’ll be surprised to find out how many great coffee shops are also in C-Town, so keep reading as we provide you with a list of the best places to visit.
The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Cleveland
1. Pour Cleveland
- 530 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115-1125
Pour Cleveland is one of the great places to stop if you’re looking for fresh-brewed coffee to take home. You can choose from a large selection of ready-to-ship coffee, and you can also make an order for something unique, and the baristas will brew it for you. The company started brewing coffee in 2013, and it’s still one of the most popular coffee shops today for both in-city residents and tourists.
2. Rising Star Coffee Roasters
- 1455 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2970
One place to get great-tasting coffee that you can brew at home is at Rising Star Coffee Roasters. This roasting company has many flavors, including Koke, Passeo, Bungoma, and Peacemaker Blend, so you are sure to find your new favorite. You can also get tips on brewing a better cup by visiting its website and signing up for its subscription plan, so you never have to be without coffee again.
3. Fluffy Duck Café
- 10001 Chester Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-1617
Fluffy Duck Cafe is the ideal place to stop for a great-tasting cup of coffee at any time of the day. The in-house coffee is some of the best that you will find anywhere, and you can also get espresso, Americano, and Macchiato, along with an excellent selection of great-tasting food. If you would prefer to drink this great-tasting coffee at home, you can purchase a bag of freshly roasted beans.
4. Phoenix Café
- 1700 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114-2801
The Phoenix Café is the only employee-owned cooperative coffee company in Ohio. This premier roasting company has five locations, including one on 9th Street in Cleveland, and you can get a great cup of coffee or purchase a bag to take home at any of the stores. The large roastery and bakery are in the heart of the city, and it makes a great stop if you want to see how it roasts the beans that it serves.
5. Erie Island Coffee Company
- East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH
You can find the Erie Island Coffee Company at several locations across Ohio, but the one on 4th Street in Cleveland is one of the most popular. It has several popular blends that customers love, including Jamaican Me Crazy, Morning Launch Blend, and the Craftsman Blend. It’s also popular for its espresso drinks. You can order online to speed up service.
6. 27 Club Coffee
- 1215 W. 10th St, Cleveland
The 27 Coffee Club is a popular location because you can get great-tasting coffee, amazing food, and even collector items like apparel, water bottles, coffee cups, etc. It’s open 7 days a week and even has a late-night menu. Many people recommend the pizza here, and you can even get a bottle of wine, so don’t forget to stop here when you visit the city!
7. Lekko Coffee
- 2529 Detroit Ave, Cleveland
Lekko Coffee is a coffee house in Cleveland that roasts and delivers amazing coffee to customers all over the city. It takes a scientific approach to its coffee roasting that helps produce consistent batches for a dependable flavor. The staff takes detailed notes of the process, which help them keep track of things like bean density and moisture content, and they carefully select where the beans come from to make sure the coffee is of the highest quality.
8. Duck-Rabbit Coffee
- 4160 Lorain Ave, Cleveland
The Duck-Rabbit Café is an extremely comfortable place to get a great-tasting cup of coffee. It’s well lit, and there’s plenty of room for singles or groups. There are several coffee drinks that you can choose from, all with high-quality ingredients, like brown sugar and real fruit.
9. affoGATO Coffee
- 761 Starkweather Ave, Cleveland
The affoGATO is a must-visit when you are in the city, especially if you like cats as much as coffee. It’s a half-café and half-cat paradise where you can enjoy great-tasting coffee while watching a large selection of cats that you can adopt and take home with you. This shop helps keep many cats off the streets, which reduces the feral population, and many of them have found wonderful homes, so it’s worth supporting.
10. Ready Set Coffee Roasters
- 7306 Detroit Avenue Cleveland
Ready Set Coffee Roasters is a great place to get freshly roasted coffee to take home with you. There are several varieties, including Garage Blend Deep Track and Guatemala Los Volcanes. You can also choose a variety pack with several flavors to get a good idea about the quality of the beans. It also offers its customers a large selection of merchandise, like cups, tumblers, etc.
There are several places to get great coffee when visiting Cleveland. Pour Cleveland is our top choice because it has a large selection of flavors that you can take home with you. We also highly recommend all the others on this list as they have great coffee, along with something interesting to offer.
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