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10 of Our Favorite Coffee Shops in New Orleans Right Now

09:00 June 16, 2022
By: Esther Boone

Looking for a new coffee spot? Check out some of our favs.

Coffee Science

Located in Mid-City, Coffee Science was first opened in 2018 and today still stands as New Orleans' only café that boasts a zero emission coffee roaster. Offering a curated selection of locally roasted coffee, fresh food and groceries, and unique pop-up events, Coffee Science does much more than sell a simple cup of joe. Go see this truly one-of-a-kind spot at its home location or at Mid-City Market on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

410 S Broad St,

Backatown Coffee Parlour

The spirit of Old Storyville is persevered in Backatown Coffee Parlour. From its tantalizing menu to its outdoor seating area and jazz culture aesthetic, Backatown is not just a place for coffee, but also a place for culture and community. Committed to the rebirth of business alongside Broad Street, the espresso is always strong and the customer service is unmatched. Head down to Backatown to experience the charm for yourself.

301 Basin St,

The Station

A locally owned and run coffee shop and bakery, The Station acts as a quaint character in the Mid-City coffee scene. Located in a colorful cottage on Bienville Street, the neighborhood couple who own the shop also serve as its barista and pastry maker. Together, they offer hot coffee, kind faces, and some of the best croissants in the city. Go check them out, open 7 days a week.

4400 Bienville St,

Church Alley Cafe & Grocery

In tune with its trademark slogan, "Fueling your good ideas," Church Alley serves as Canal Street's central community-based coffee shop. Offering a simple yet strong coffee menu, and a small menu of fresh and healthy food options, the cafe and grocery focuses on local ingredients and city-wide engagement. It also boasts a cold brew that just can't be beat. Open 7 days a week, take a visit and feed your mind (and belly).

4201 Canal St,

Coast Roast Coffee & Tea

Operating at a number of locations in New Orleans and throughout the Gulf Coast, Coast Roast Coffee & Tea prides itself on its century-old roasters and vintage coffee style. Driven by the mission of getting coffee back to its simple and pure form, the shop also offers a curated selection of teas, green coffee offerings, and a clean and peaceful environment to enjoy a hot morning cup.

Multiple Locations,

Park Island Brew

The Fairgrounds' finest coffee selection, Park Island Brew Coffee House is a haven of coffee, community, and conversation on Gentilly Boulevard. Its small menu contains not only top-of-the-line craft coffee, but also specialty teas and world-stopping matcha— all for affordable prices and through excellent customer service. Stop by during Carnival season to see the coffee house's most distinct drink, the Mardi Gras Matcha. It's the perfect parade accessory and pick me up!

1688 Gentilly Blvd,

Old Road Coffee Shop

Historic Tremé's favorite local coffee shop, Old Road is known for its quality service, great prices, and calming space. Boasting a tasty selection of locally brewed coffee and warm, fresh pastries, it's the perfect place to either pull out a laptop or enjoy a conversation in the presence of quintessential New Orleans' charm. Whether you're going for a sip, a bite, or to experience the shop's monthly art market, the good times are always rolling at Old Road.

2024 Bayou Rd,

Treme Coffee House

Local spirit comes to life at Treme Coffee House. The family-owned business is quick to share its appreciation for the community it so proudly serves with its fresh coffee, quality tea, tasty sandwiches, and summer-worthy snoballs. Open 7 days a week, the shop acts as a place of gathering for its surrounding multicultural neighborhood. It perfectly captures New Orleans flavor while offering some in return,

1501 St Philip St,

The Orange Couch

The Orange Couch provides the Marigny with a stylish and sleek coffee house hangout, complete with java drinks, international eats, and occasional jazz jams. First opened in 2010, it has been a neighborhood staple and city-wide favorite for over a decade. Join them 7 days a week to enjoy the fresh coffee, great vegetarian options, and good vibes.

2339 Royal St,

Baldwin & Company

This black-owned bookstore and coffee shop adds light and life to the Marigny through its stellar selection of good reads and offering of excellent coffee. A place of wisdom, knowledge, and caffeine, Baldwin & Company is open 7 days a week, and there's something new to find there for each one of them. Stop by to read, relax, and support a truly fabulous local business.

1030 Elysian Fields Ave,

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