There are, of course, countless spots to grab a quick cup of coffee in Jacksonville, sure, but in 2023 we’re not going to settle for mediocre coffee just because it’s convenient. We’re here to help you step up your java game with a list of five of our favorite coffee shops in the Jacksonville area, spots that are super unique, stylish, and, most importantly, delicious.
Setlan Coffee Company
Bringing a bit of island life to Jacksonville’s Southbank neighborhood, this walk-up coffee cart manages to cultivate great atmosphere and even better coffee. Grab a seat in their open-air patio in the San Marco Train Station development and enjoy one of the best cups of coffee in the city. Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 1435 Naldo Ave. Jacksonville, FL; setlancoffee.com // @setlancoffee
Urban Grind Coffee Company
A classic coffeehouse in Downtown Jacksonville with locally roasted coffees and a tantalizing pastry case, Urban Grind has everything you’re looking for in a cozy coffee shop. Utilizing recipes refined over three generations and fresh, locally roasted beans, their interior rustic industrial-chic space is perfectly accented by their “Urban Garden” atrium. Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 45 W Bay St. Jacksonville, FL; urbangrind.coffee // @urbangrindcoffeeco
Round Bird Coffee Shop
Inspired by the coffee culture of South Africa, Round Bird’s a one-of-a-kind coffee shop and wine bar that has won legions of fans in Jacksonville Beach. With decor imported from and inspired by South Africa, you’ll feel like you took an intercontinental journey when stopping by to pick up your morning brew. Be sure to grab one of their signature hand-held meat pies or housemade pastries to make a meal out of it. Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1094 3rd St. N, Jacksonville Beach, FL; roundbirdcoffee.com // @roundbirdcoffee
Southern Grounds & Co.
Across three locations: Neptune Beach, San Marco, and Avondale (plus a spot in the Jax airport), Southern Grounds is a favorite spot for many Jacksonville coffee lovers. In addition to being a haven for killer caffeinated beverages and seasonal baked goods, they’re a solid breakfast/brunch/lunch spot, with plenty of healthy, hearty offerings on deck. 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Multiple locations. southerngrounds.com // @southerngroundsco
The vibes are immaculate at Vagabond, a stylish and trendy Murray Hill spot featuring a deep menu of coffee and espresso drinks that’s been a neighborhood staple since 2015. They’ve recently taken their show on the road, popping up at shops in NYC and Los Angeles. One visit and we’re sure you’ll agree that these guys are the real deal. Monday + Tuesday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. 934 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, FL; vagabondcoffee.com // @vagabondcoffeeco
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