18 Best Coffee Shops in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

April 9, 2023

If you’re a coffee lover looking for the best coffee shops in Fort Lauderdale, I’ve got you covered!

Whether you’re a South Florida local, just visiting or perhaps you just moved to the area and are looking for the perfect place to call your fave, rest assured, Broward County has plenty of top contenders with excellent coffee choices for that morning caffeine fix.

While I’m no longer a coffee drinker, I can still appreciate a cozy coffee shop and a delicious cup of coffee – Mushroom coffee to be exact! If you haven’t tried mushroom coffee, you’ll have to head over to my local favorite hot spot to give it a try! (Keep reading to learn where)

From downtown Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Beach to Fort Lauderdale’s trendy Flagler Village, there are local coffee shops as well as independent coffee shops everywhere.

So whether you’re a quick pick-up-and-go kinda person, or someone looking for a quiet place to work, here are 18 of the best coffee shops in Fort Lauderdale for your next cup of java.

There is no one-size-fits-all kind of coffee – from a cold brew to a Cuban espresso to an iced coffee, or a simple cup of Joe – choosing your favorite coffee spot takes experimenting. You may not even be a coffee drinker but you can more than likely appreciate a good coffee shop that offers tea, fresh juices, delicious food options, and a great atmosphere, right?

The list below offers some of the best places to choose from in the Ft. Lauderdale area and with good reason. Read on to find out why.

Stephanie’s Vegan Bakery and Cafe

Stephanie’s Vegan Bakery and Cafe is a part coffee shop and part bakery – a popular hot spot off N Federal Hwy in Ft. Lauderdale serving a variety of coffee and tea drinks, including espresso, cappuccino, and matcha latte.

If breakfast is your thing, Stephanie’s also offers an all-day breakfast menu with plenty of options to choose from such as bagels and “cream cheese” and “bacon, egg, and cheese” breakfast sandwiches among other food options that include wraps and salads.

Have a sweet tooth? Make a quick stop in for one of their delicious plant-based baked cakes, cupcakes, muffins, or cookies to take into the office.

The bakery boasts a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, with indoor and outdoor seating areas.

Menu Style: Coffee, baked goods, breakfast, and lunch
Dietary Options: Gluten-free and soy-free options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale  
Location: 1436 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon – Fri: 8am to 7pm // Sat: 10am to 8pm // Sun: Closed

Press and Grind Café

Press and Grind Cafe is a vegan-friendly cafe and one of my favorite coffee hot spots in Fort Lauderdale. This family-owned super cute coffee shop is my go-to for my Chagaccino!

And, with friendly staff and excellent service, you can’t go wrong.

In fact, on one of my visits, I had forgotten to ask for macadamia mylk in my Chagaccino and thankfully Shina remembered and automatically knew to add it. Even though my order was rung up with whole milk. If that’s not great service, I don’t know what is!

Press & Grind serves top-quality single-origin specialty coffee and chef-inspired menu options that include organic smoothies, acai bowls, fresh cold-pressed juices, freshly made salads, soups, and sandwiches.

If you want a great spot for your morning brew, free parking, and a great atmosphere with good vibes, this place is for you.

Seating is available both indoors and out.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 474 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 7am to 6pm

Gratefuel Cafe

Gratefuel Cafe is a cute vegan-friendly, health-conscious cafe offering morning pick-me-ups from coffee and tea to cold-pressed juices and shots. Their wide variety of coffee and tea options includes Americana coffee, espresso, Matcha Latte, Dark Chocolate Mokaccino, Iced Caramel Frappe, Chai tea, and so many other specialty items!

They also feature an all-day breakfast with lots of delicious options to choose from in addition to smoothies, smoothie bowls, nourish bowls, sandwiches, and desserts.

Gratefuel Cafe offers an eclectic kinda vibe, great coffee, and an inviting atmosphere with the option to sit inside or out.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 2609 E Commercial Blvd A, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Fri: 8am to 6pm // Sat: 9am to 4pm // Sun: Closed

Sip Java Co.

Sip Java Co. is a Fairtrade-certified, independent coffee shop located in the Victoria Park neighborhood of Ft. Lauderdale with a mission to serve the best coffee they can create while providing high-quality, fairtrade, sustainable, and organically-grown coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, espressos, and teas.

​The cafe offers a cozy co-working style setting and a great atmosphere – perfect for catching up with a friend. They also feature local craft beers and wine to add to the ambiance!

Indoor and outdoor seating is available with free Wi-Fi for paying customers.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Victoria Park
Location: 638 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sat: 7am to 6pm // Sun: 7am to 4pm

Magnolia Caffee

Magnolia Caffee is a unique coffee shop and small business with an eclectic, vintage, and artsy appeal that wins every customer over with its charm and friendly staff. People are constantly raving about this hidden gem as it has become popular among tourists who visit the area.

They offer artisan coffee, tea, kombucha, smoothies, and baked goods as well as fresh, homemade food in a relaxing atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: None mentioned
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 1218 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Tues-Fri: 10am to 4pm // Sat and Sun: 8:30am to 4pm // Mon: Closed

Rose’s Coffee Bar

Rose’s Coffee Shop is located in Fort Lauderdale’s trendy Flagler Village inside the Dalmar Hotel. Start your day off on the right foot with one of Rose’s specialty drinks before heading into the office or starting your virtual workday.

With modern surroundings and stylish flare, you can find a variety of specialty coffee drinks to choose from including lattes, macchiato, cappuccino, espresso, teas, and many others.

Pick up a smoothie to go or if you’re feeling a healthy kick, grab a fresh pressed juice to get your energy juices flowing!

Light snacks and lunch are also available options. Seating is available inside and outside the coffee shop.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch food options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village
Location: 299 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 6am to 6pm

Leaves & Roots Lounge – Kava Bar & Vegan Cafe

Leaves & Roots Lounge Kava Bar and Vegan Cafe not only offers good coffee but good food as well with a variety of plant-based food options such as sandwiches, bowls, salads, and smoothies.

In addition to its food offerings, Leaves & Roots Lounge also serves kava, a traditional beverage made from the roots of the kava plant. Kava is known for its relaxing and calming effects and is commonly used for stress relief and relaxation, just in case you didn’t know. 😉

The lounge has a cozy and laid-back atmosphere, with indoor and outdoor seating as well as hosts a variety of events and activities, such as live music, open mic nights, and art exhibits.

Menu Style: Kava, coffee, and fast food options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village
Location: 1231 NE 9th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 10am to 2am // Happy Hours: Mon – Fri 4pm to 7pm // Sat: 11am to 2pm // Sun: 10am to 2pm

Java & Jam

Java & Jam is a classy local coffee meetup hotspot located off Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. This unique and stylish coffee shop is designed with sophistication in mind and provides a vibrant atmosphere for business meetups, coffee on the run, all-day breakfast pick-er-uppers, and professional lunch meets.

Menu items include classic espresso drinks, cold brews, lattes, and a wide variety of specialty coffees, teas, juices, and other cocktails. Dishes are made in-house and there’s a grab-and-go counter where you can make a quick stop for pastries, overnight oats, and more.

If you’re visiting the area, this is a great place to stop in for a morning drink pick-me-up if you’re looking for a sophisticated, classy, kinda vibe.

Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 301 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 7:30am to 3pm

Calusa Coffee Roasters

Calusa Coffee Roasters is a specialty coffee roastery located in the Oakland Park neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale. They are primarily a supplier of roasted coffee for local coffee shops and restaurants.

They also offer wholesale monthly coffee subscriptions and feature an espresso coffee bar on site where they make high-quality, single-origin coffee, freshly roasted and brewed in small batches.

Next time you’re in the area, stop by for an espresso and pick up a bag of fresh coffee beans to go! 

Fun fact: Owners, Sean Scott and Casey Hartnett, started their passion for roasting coffee out of their garage and began selling it at local farmer’s markets in 2017. It wasn’t long before they grew and expanded to their current location.

Menu Style: Coffee, bulk coffee options available for purchase
Neighborhood: Oakland Park
Location: 161 E Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Fri: 8am to 2pm // Sat and Sun: 9am to 1pm

Ann’s Florist and Coffee Bar

Ann’s Florist and Coffee Bar is a coffee and flower shop as well as a wine bar combined into one business, located off Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

The family-owned business offers a cozy and inviting space that attracts locals and visitors alike. Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee while being surrounded by beautiful fresh flowers and floral aromas that are sure to make it an unforgettable experience.

The coffee bar offers a variety of hot and cold drinks, including espresso, cappuccino, latte, and drip coffee. They also have a selection of teas, sandwiches, and pastries. All of their coffee is made from high-quality beans and is roasted locally.

Ann’s Florist is equally impressive, with a wide selection of fresh flowers brought in from all over the world as well as plants available for purchase.

The owners, Ann and Duy, have a passion for both coffee and flowers and have been creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere since the 1970s. Customers can relax at one of the tables inside the shop or enjoy their coffee and flowers in the outdoor seating area.

Come back on the weekend or after work and enjoy a relaxing evening with a glass of wine.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options; pastries
Dietary Options: None mentioned
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 1001 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Thurs: 8am to 10pm // Fri and Sat: 8am to 11pm // Sun: 9am to 9pm

Wells Coffee Co.

Wells Coffee Co. is an independently owned local coffee roasting company located in the Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village area. This is a family-owned local business that prides itself in roasting the “best coffee” and strives to make your morning coffee a ritual you won’t forget.

You can expect to enjoy rich handcrafted coffee blends, single-origin coffee, and espressos to start your day.

Wells Coffee Co. also offers coffee subscriptions and sells bulk coffee to continue the ‘coffee ceremony and ritual’ at home!

This is a cool place to stop in and see how the coffee is made. You can either pick up and go or have a seat while enjoying a good cup of coffee inside or out.

Menu Style: Coffee, bulk coffee options available for purchase
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village
Location: 737 NE 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Fri: 7am to 6pm // Sat: 8am to 6pm // Sun: 8am to 4pm

Circle House Coffee

Circle House Coffee is a community-based coffee shop with drive-thru service located in the heart of Flagler Village. This Fort Lauderdale coffee shop is popular among locals and worth the visit if you’re in the area.

It’s an all-around good-vibing community and gathering space where locals, remote workers, entrepreneurs, and professionals can come together and enjoy a handcrafted morning brew, tea, espresso, or fresh cold-pressed juice.

Food options include an all-day breakfast menu, sweet treats, Jamaican patties, and items you can just grab to go.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Dairy-free and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village
Location: 727 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Fri: 6:30am to 7pm // Sat-Sun: 7am to 7pm

Colada Cuban Café

Colada Cuban Café is a popular Cuban restaurant located on N Federal Hwy in Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant is known for its authentic Cuban cuisine, including Cuban sandwiches, empanadas, croquettes, and pastries.

If you love Cuban coffee, you will have several different options to choose from including mocha and caramel lattes.

The atmosphere is vibrant and lively, with artwork that celebrates Cuban culture. Customers can dine inside or outside on the patio. They also have a location in the Pembroke Pines area.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options; alcoholic beverages
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale
Location: 525 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 7am to 3pm // Sat-Sun: 7am to 7pm // Happy Hours: Mon – Fri 3pm to 6pm

The Alchemist Café

The Alchemist Café is a popular hotspot located in the Wilton Manors neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale. This cozy coffee shop offers a “Welcome Home” atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy a vast selection of coffees, teas, and matcha lattes as well as brunch options that include their famous open-faced sandwiches on Tuscan bread, salads, and focaccias.

Acai bowls and refreshing drinks are also among their popular menu items.

The best part of the cafe is that they roast their coffee in-house, in their garden where you can witness the roasting of it while you sit back and enjoy your morning Joe. The cafe continues to attract visitors from miles away and with good reason. Their good vibes and hospitality make it easy to spread the word!

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Wilton Manors
Location: 2430 NE 13th Ave, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 8am to 4pm

Nanou French Bakery & Café

Nanou French Bakery & Café is located in the Las Olas area of Fort Lauderdale.

The Nanou Bakery specializes in French-inspired food and drinks including bread, sandwiches, pastries, and other French specialties.

The café offers a charming ambiance with indoor and outdoor seating areas, rustic decor, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. It’s a popular spot for locals and visitors alike to enjoy a leisurely breakfast, lunch, or coffee break while indulging in delicious French treats.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale 
Location: 2915 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 7am to 3pm

JB&C Juice Bar and Cafe

JB&C Juice Bar and Cafe is a vegan-friendly, health-conscious cafe and juice bar located in Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler Village area.

Their menu includes fresh juices, smoothies, acai bowls, avocado toast, paninis, and salads in addition to their coffee, tea, and lattes such as cold brew coffee, iced matcha latte, iced golden milk latte, and organic reishi hot teas.

The cafe is super cute with a casual, trendy, and intimate atmosphere that includes indoor and outdoor seating.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast and lunch options
Dietary Options: Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale Flagler Village
Location: 924 N Flagler Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Hours of Operation: Open Mon – Fri: 8am to 8pm // Sat: 9am to 8pm // Sun: 9am to 6pm

Fresh First

Fresh First is a vegan-friendly, 100% gluten, peanut, and GMO-free restaurant located off of the 17th Street Causeway in Fort Lauderdale. While they offer more food options than coffee-type drinks, it’s still a great place to stop in for a morning drink and/or breakfast.

Their menu features a variety of breakfast, lunch, and specialty drinks as well as coffee, tea, smoothies, and juices.

Some specialty items include a Guac Toast with vegan waffle, Keywest Tofu scramble, and Sweet Potato Noodle bowl among many other delicious options to choose from.

Menu Style: Coffee, specialty drinks, healthy food options
Dietary Options: 100% Gluten-free, peanut-free, and GMO-free; vegan and vegetarian options are available
Neighborhood: Fort Lauderdale  
Location: 1637 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Hours of Operation: Open Mon-Sun: 8am to 3pm

Zen Mystery

Zen Mystery is health conscious vegan, organic cafe and tea lounge as well as a cultural, and spiritual center where a wide range of events and workshops are held – from live music performances and art exhibitions to yoga and meditation, and more.

Expect a variety of delicious raw vegan, vegan, organic, and plant-based food options that include starters, salads, sandwiches, bowls, smoothies, desserts, coffee and teas, and much more!

Zen Mystery is a unique space, unlike the others. It focuses on community and is designed to be a gathering space for like-minded individuals who are interested in exploring spirituality and developing a sense of connection.

The cafe also offers a shop where crystals, t-shirts, and other items are available for purchase.

Menu Style: Coffee with breakfast, brunch, and lunch options
Dietary Options: 100% Gluten-free and dairy-free; mostly raw vegan
Neighborhood: Dania Beach
Location: 56 N Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Hours of Operation: Open Thurs-Sat: 6:30pm to 11pm // Closed Sun-Wed

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