It’s National Coffee Day! We think every day should be a celebration for coffee, but we’ll settle for one day dedicated to those magical beans! We’ve rounded up our favorite Triangle coffee shops and left a few suggestions from the menu! Here’s to hoping your coffee is strong and still hot when you get to drink it!
Bean Traders, Durham
The chocolate habenero iced coffee or the seasonal cold brew are delicious and so are the waffles! -Julia
Benelux Coffee, Raleigh
Try the coffee with the stroopwafel, a homemade Belgian waffle for a treat, or a tasty cafe sandwich to go! -Jill
Fun Fact! Raleigh Moms Blog was launched at Brew over a hot cup of coffee!
Cafe Carrboro, Carrboro
They have the best coffee I’ve ever tasted in the Triangle! – Lauren
Common Grounds, Apex
With flavors like Coconut Cream Pie, you don’t want to miss this local shop.
Lauren recommends trying a mocha!
Jubala Coffee, Raleigh
Be sure to add a made from scratch biscuit to your order!
La Farm Bakery, Cary
Grab a Cafe Au Lait and anything from the authentic French bakery menu…you won’t be sorry!
Lucky Tree, Raleigh
Get the iced coffee…the ice cubes are made from coffee!
The Mill, Fuquay Varina
If you need a work space or prefer beer over coffee, head to The Mill! Kim recommends trying the Butter Coffee!
New World Coffee House, Raleigh
Their beans come from Counter Culture Coffee and are delicious!
Port City Java, NCSU
This Wilmington girl loves PCJ! If you find yourself near NC State, you have to try a Milky Way from Port City Java! -Jenny
SIP, Holly Springs
Grab a cup of drip coffee at SIP and taste Bloom, one of Kim’s favorite roasters!
Thanks A Latte, Holly Springs
If you love Girl Scout cookies, you don’t want to miss Thanks A Latte’s recreations. Jenny recommends the Southern Belle and Kim loves the iced Honey Bee!
Videri Chocolate Factory, Raleigh
If you haven’t been to Videri, you’re in for a treat! There’s a cute courtyard to sip and enjoy your coffee and you can watch them make the chocolate! -Darah
Don’t have time to stop at a local coffee shop or are you opposed to paying coffee shop prices? If you prefer to make your own coffee, we highly recommend Slingshot Coffee Co. for home brewing.
If you’re looking for Pumpkin Spice Lattes or anything pumpkin flavored, be sure to check out our round-up of local options.
Where do find your favorite cup of coffee?