5 Places to Get the Best Coffee in Greensboro

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What’s your caffeine pleasure – coffee or tea? Do you like espresso or a pour over? Coffee is an experience, which is something the local coffee shops in Greensboro know well. With their selection of locally roasted coffee beans, vegan and gluten-free food selections, and inviting atmospheres, Greensboro is home to a wonderful selection of coffee shops. Here are five of the best places you can get coffee around Greensboro, NC.

The Baker and the Bean

You know what goes great with a cup of coffee? Baked goods, of course! “A scratch bakery with a twist,” the Baker and the Bean is the place to get your sugar and caffeine fix in Greensboro. No matter what kind of caffeine mood you’re in, you can rely on the talented baristas at the Baker and the Bean to whip up a satisfying cup of coffee for you. Part of the Fresh.Local.Good. Food Group, the coffee beans are locally roasted from Fortuna. When the weather begins to warm up, you’ll want to go for their cold brew, or even take a growler of it to take home. The Baker and the Bean is located at 433-103 Spring Garden St.

Common Grounds

Did you know you could spot celebrities in Greensboro? Bill Murray, Marlon Brando, and Brad Pitt make regular appearances at Common Grounds…well, on the menu.

A relaxed and retro environment, Common Grounds is a great place to hang out – whether you want to get lost with a book or in conversation with a friend. They feature art from local artists on their walls. If you love enjoying live music with your coffee, you’re in luck. Common Grounds has regular live music and open mic nights. Their menu also offers gluten-free and vegan options. Common Grounds is located at 602 S. Elam Ave.



With a name like that, how can you go wrong? The folks at Coffeeology love three things: “excellent coffee, excellent food, and engaging community.” Their approach to running this local coffee shop certainly embraces those three things. The coffee they serve comes from locally owned Fortuna Enterprises, and they feature a rotating selection of 30+ regional coffees. With their brew bar, they offer their customers the option for pour over, Aeropress, and Chemex set-ups, in addition to their espresso drinks. Hungry? They’ve got you covered with their selection of breakfast goods, from paninis to waffles. Oh, and did we mention the gelato? Coffeeology is located at 423 Tate St.

Urban Grinders

Urban Grinders is an “Art & Coffee House providing the best tasting coffee, espresso drinks, and Craft Beer while creating a unique Low Brow Art atmosphere.”  Not surprisingly, the creativity of the atmosphere also influences the baristas and the drink menu. In addition to their signature drinks, their “Latte of the Day” is also worth noting with names like “The Force Awakens,” “Swarm,” and “Secret Admirer.” We hear their cold brew will also give you the jolt you need to energize your day. Urban Grinders is located at 116 N. Elm St.

Green Joe’s Coffee Co.

Have you always wanted to learn how to make latte art? How about home roasting? In addition to being a great coffee shop, Green Joe’s Coffee Co. also gives back to its customers with classes, a membership program, and a commitment to “never compromise taste for convenience.” The interior of the coffee shop has an industrial feel with high ceilings and large windows letting an abundance of natural light come inside. If you’re looking to get some work done, you’ll want to take a seat at the tables that are spaced out against the walls. There are also sofas in the middle of the room for a more casual, relaxed experience. Green Joe’s Coffee Co. is located at 2915 Battleground Ave.

Whether you’re grabbing a quick cup of coffee on your way to work or want to spend an afternoon relaxing, these local coffee shops around Greensboro, NC won’t disappoint. The best part is that they’re just a short drive away from Revolution Mill Apartments. If you’re in the area, stop by to check out our new community. We promise you’ll never want to leave – except to visit one of these coffee shops.



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