For coffee drinkers, living in a neighborhood that has plenty of coffeeshops is non-negotiable. Fortunately, Jacksonville is flush with excellent options, and there are several communities that offer residents plenty of coffeeshops that make great places to work remotely and enjoy a hot cup of joe. Whether you’re looking for a condo, townhome, or single-family dwelling, you’ll certainly be able to find the ideal place to put down roots in one of these neighborhoods perfectly suited to coffee connoisseurs.
San Marco is a historic neighborhood located on the Southbank of the St. John’s River where you will find lots of Mediterranean-style architecture reminiscent of Venice, Italy mixed with contemporary coastal design. Coffee enthusiasts will enjoy the neighborhood’s stellar coffee shops, which include Southern Grounds & Co, Bold Bean Coffee, and Bitty & Beau’s Coffee. Southern Grounds & Co is the perfect choice for grabbing breakfast, lunch, or dinner as well as an iced or hot coffee and tea. Bold Bean Coffee was founded right in Jacksonville and the beans continued to be roasted locally. While Bitty & Beau’s currently has locations in 24 states, the San Marco location is the only one in the state of Florida.
Another one of Jacksonville’s historical neighborhoods, Avondale is incredibly walkable, especially in comparison to many other areas of Jacksonville. Avondale is home to gorgeous Victorian houses as well as The Shoppes of Avondale, which is the area’s premiere shopping district with one-of-a-kind boutiques and excellent dining. Coffee drinkers will enjoy the Avondale location of Southern Grounds & Co, which is a Jacksonville staple for any time of the day. Old Cup Cafe is another neighborhood favorite, especially for those who appreciate a local, friendly atmosphere. In addition to coffee, Old Cup Cafe makes numerous baked goods including made-to-order custom cakes.
Known for having pedestrian-friendly streets and a ton of cycling trails, Riverside is a neighborhood that is often explored best on foot or by bike. It also happens to be home to two of the area’s most beloved coffee shops: Bold Bean Coffee and Cool Moose Cafe. Bold Bean was born in Jacksonville and has two locations in addition to the roastery. Visitors can enjoy a single cup of coffee or pick up beans to brew at home. Cool Moose Cafe serves breakfast and lunch in addition to a mean cup of coffee, and is the perfect place to enjoy a laid back, casual meal with family and friends.
Situated within the boundaries of the Riverside neighborhood, Five Points is a community all its own. The neighborhood is known for its picturesque main street which boasts one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and attractions, including the The Five Points Theater which opened in 1927 and continues to screen films to this day under its new name, Sun-ray Cinema. Locals flock to BREW Five Points, a unique coffee shop that has earned a favorable reputation for its pastries and breakfast tacos in addition to its caffeinated beverages. BREW also offers kombucha and sparkling matcha for guests who want to try a drink that’s a little extra special.
Bustling Downtown Jacksonville is undeniably one of the most popular and heavily traversed areas in all of Jacksonville, and thus it only makes sense that the neighborhood is also lush with coffee shops. A few of the most popular spots in the area include Urban Grind Coffee Company, The Brick Coffee House, and Ground Level Coffee. Urban Grind’s one and only location is known for their cold brew and nitro brew on tap as well as their fresh breakfast sandwiches made daily. The Brick Coffee House was designed to create a warm, family feel and the extensive menu is sure to have an option for everyone. Ground Level Coffee serves locally roasted Bold Bean Coffee in addition to several options for lunch and dinner.
One of Jacksonville’s most beloved historical neighborhoods, Springfield is located just north of Downtown Jacksonville. The neighborhood has a number of popular coffee spots, but two of the most popular are 1748 Bakehouse and Social Grounds Coffee Roasters. 1748 Bakehouse has a delectable breakfast and lunch menu as well as an assortment of delicious beverages. Social Ground Coffee Roasters offers specialty coffee blends that be enjoyed in person or at home when beans are purchased online.Posted by Brad Officer on