Need a pick me up? For some of us, the perfect cup of caffeine-laden heaven is essential to start the day. Houston has plenty of great coffee houses scattered all over for people to re-energize, with perhaps a freshly baked scone or breakfast burrito thrown in the mix.
So when you want to venture out to get that charge for the day, try any of these best coffee shops in Houston.
Even in winter, the patio at this awesome coffee joint is resplendent with floral colors. Located in the 2,000-foot patio of Bravery Chef Hall, Secret Garden gives coffee lovers a wonderful downtown escape. With a wide selection of gourmet coffee, from 8 am until 3 pm, enjoy various international coffees including Greek Espresso, Turkish Coffee, Vietnamese, Greek Freddo Cappuccino, and more.
You don’t need a motorcycle or leather jacket to visit this fully operational motorcycle repair shop doubling as a top-notch coffee shop that also offers, of all things, great tacos! Grab a coffee, tea, kombucha, or heck, even beer if you’re up for it, along with tasty pastries (and tacos!) in their quaint and shaded driveway patio.
The perfect place to hunker down and get some work done with your loyal hot steamy cup at your side, Angora is furnished with delightful antiques and replica art pieces. The cozy wood-laden interior creates the perfect atmosphere for digital nomads, or just to chat with a friend or two. Agora features an assortment of coffees, teas, beer, as well as red and white wines. A great selection of pastries, sweets, biscottis, cookies, and more complete the package.
Spacious with a bohemian flair, the industrial atmosphere of this trendy coffee spot is your go-to for such standards as cappuccinos, espressos, iced coffees, and a nice selection of teas. Try the La Mexicana – a honey vanilla latte with a delightful cinnamon twist. Or the Pinguino with dark and white mocha syrup and a touch of oak milk. Beer and wine are also served, with happy hour beers on Tuesdays from 5 – 9 pm.
The lattes here are masterpieces of topped foam that you want to photograph before you imbibe. But before you join the Instagram ranks of coffee art, be sure to peruse the full list of signature coffees such as Chai Tea Lattes, Cappuccinos, and seasonal lattes on regular rotation. Along with a wonderful selection of baked goods, they also serve breakfast tacos and quiches. The charm of this place is that you can select your own glass from their wall of mugs (if you are dining in, of course.)
Located inside a historic 1930s building, this is a large, 3-storey coffee shop featuring amazing cups of joe. A cozy interior of wood, exposed brick, and leather furnishings along with a stunning rooftop with sweeping Houston skyline views makes for a great morning.
Located in Montrose, this coffee joint is just a great place to hang out. The eclectic seating, vibrant wall art, and outdoor patio altogether offers a laidback atmosphere indicative of a classic coffee joint. Enjoy a fabulous selection of coffee, beer, and great tunes emanating from the speakers. Baked goods and chef-made menu items such as breakfast burritos, salads, and more are available.