Coffee Shops » Dallas, TX

Coffee Shops in Dallas, TX

Kick your morning routine into high gear and get that vital morning pick-me-up at one of the 10 best local coffee shops in the Metroplex!
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White Rock Coffee Shop

Looking for a place to grab a quality cuppa Joe while helping the environment? White Rock Coffee Shop is committed to serving coffees that are grown in a sustainable manner by farmers who don’t use pesticides. 

But at the end of the day, it has to taste great, too. White Rock Coffee Shop specializes in handcrafted, small-batch micro-roast coffee. A certified fair trade roaster, most of their coffees are organic and all are roasted onsite daily by experts. White Rock is a relaxing local coffee shop where you can chat with friends, meet with a client, or sit back and listen to live local music several nights a week.

Opening Bell

If your last coffee experienced left you down two points at close, check out Opening Bell Coffee to put your java stock back in the black. This Wall Street-themed coffeehouse features Wall Street memorabilia, live music and food in the cozy basement of the Historic Sears Building. 

Opening Bell serves a variety of traditional coffees and espressos, whether you’re in the mood for the Bluechip Cafe Mocha, NASDAQ Espresso or Dividend Caramel Latte. Or you can try the one-of-a-kind Coffee Cooler, a kicked-up milkshake original. You might even be able to drag your anti-coffee compadres in for a beer, glass of wine or hot tea.

Avoca Coffee

“Detailed work, method and obsession...” These are the tools owners Story and Garold bring to AVOCA coffee, the favorite roastery and espresso lounge near Southside. AVOCA focuses on making excellent coffee by locals for locals. They’ve been known to team with other local businesses for special events and have begun selling their roasts at the Cowtown Farmers Market. They support the arts by displaying works by local artists of the month.

With a focus on organics and direct trade, the owners like to know what happened to every bean from seed to cup. Every bag or cup is roasted onsite by fifth-generation master roaster Garold, guaranteeing that every cup they sell meets the high expectations of even the most discerning connoisseur. 

Mercantile Coffeehouse

Mercantile Coffeehouse on Main Street in Dallas brings together coffees by Intelligentsia, frozen yogurts by Yogen Fruz and pastries by Empire Baking Company to create a local coffee shop that’s welcoming to starving artists and busy professionals alike. 

Creative types will enjoy the open seating areas, where they can contemplate works by local artists while sipping a chai latte. Executives can take advantage of the available conference room (by appointment), where they can treat potential clients to meeting-friendly scones and their favorite hot or cold beverage while they present the next killer idea. And don’t forget to check their website to see the scheduled live events.  


Drip Coffee Company has a single mission: “To provide the highest-quality coffee available in the world.” It’s a lofty goal, but it’s not out of reach when your company’s founder has two decades of experience in the business, including starting a Boston-based company named “Best Coffee” by Boston Magazine

Drip’s coffee is all roasted daily onsite from 100 percent Arabica beans. You can enjoy varieties including South American, African, Arabian, Pacific and more. But these beans aren’t provided by giant mega-corps. All are grown on small estates and family-owned farms. If you can’t stop by to enjoy it in their elegant storefront, go to their website to buy brews you can enjoy at home.