But First, Coffee.

Where to Find A Cup of Joe

Looking for a good cup of joe, but unsure of where to go? Look no further. We have compiled a list of all the coffee joints in Greater Gainesville! From the grooviest cafes to the coziest nooks, there’s no doubt that you will find the perfect spot for your caffeinated cravings in this list!


Bay Islands Coffee Company


Located in Butler Plaza, Bay Islands Coffee Company is a quaint little hut serving an expansive menu of coffee, teas and lemonades, smoothies, baked goods and breakfast sandwiches. With a drive-thru for drink and food and a walk-up window for beverages, the island-themed shack is open for business from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.! Pro tip: they give out dog treats for your furry companions!


Coffee Culture


Known for their outstanding customer service and warm, welcoming atmosphere, Coffee Culture is a java joint located just off of 13th Street. With a variety of indoor and outdoor seating as well as a drive-thru for customers on-the-go, CC serves consistently high quality coffee with creative seasonal flavors as well as a variety of pastries to an adoring customer base every day from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. We highly recommend attending some of their open-mic nights for a fun time, or using their designated quiet space in the back for some peaceful study time!


Concord Coffee


A hot spot for students, Concord Coffee is a relatively new, modern coffee shop known for their fun drinks and flavors as well as their bright, two-story interior that’s perfect for a cute coffee date or a day of work. Located on University Avenue, Concord hopes to connect with a community of coffee lovers by crafting a perfect brew for each customer from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day.


Curia On The Drag


Known as the “6th Street Oasis,” Curia On The Drag offers coffee, tea, alcoholic beverages, baked goods and desserts from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on a 2.5 acre property. Recognized widely for their beautiful outdoor setting and picturesque views. In addition to their delicious baked goods, Grab & Go meals, and mass variety of beverages, Curia On The Drag is a prime spot for trendy Instagram pictures or photoshoots!



Harper’s Corner


An extension of Urban Thread, Harper’s Corner is a beloved local coffee joint and event venue just off of NW 21st Avenue. Every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., patrons can enjoy a comprehensive menu of coffee, tea, creative signature drinks, and baked goods from their little shop. Harper’s Corner’s cozy and relaxed atmosphere makes it a perfect spot for studying and doing work!


Maude’s Cafe


A Gainesville classic, Maude’s is a local coffeehouse with an artsy atmosphere. Located in downtown Gainesville, the eclectic shop offers a vast array of dishes, baked goods, and fun desserts named after celebrities as well as ample indoor and outdoor seating. From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, guests can enjoy a snack anywhere from a quesadilla to a coffee while playing one of the many board games Maude’s provides for their patrons!


Pascal’s Coffeehouse


A comfy nook located on NW 16th Street, Pascal’s is a christian-themed cafe serving coffee and pastries from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day except Sunday. Pascal’s is loved widely by students by their cozy two-story interior, complete with a fireplace and warm-toned string lights strung across the first floor. Known for their friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere, Pascal’s is a perfect place to hunker down with a good book on a rainy day!


Volta Coffee, Tea & Chocolate


Known for their rotating menu of specialty beverages and creative baked goods, Volta is a local joint on SW Second Street serving loving patrons from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Customers frequently remark on their bright, vibrant atmosphere as well as their support of the local art community. We highly suggest spending a relaxed afternoon at Volta with a snack and a friend!


Wyatt’s Coffee


A relatively new shop, Wyatt’s is a local coffeehouse located in downtown Gainesville next to the Hyppo. Known for the knowledgeable staff, friendly service and smooth coffee blends, and cute atmosphere, Wyatt’s serves a happy customer base from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Located in the heart of downtown Gainesville, Wyatt’s is a prime spot to sit down, relax, and enjoy a smooth cup of joe while enjoying the liveliness of the area.