Best Cafes or Coffee Shops in Philadelphia

83 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This local coffee company has recently gone national. This is their flagship location. It is ultra yuppie, but the food and coffee are fantastic. I highly recommend the Draft Latte. Their food is f... read more

Seriously good coffee, for the coffee snobs. Co-founded by Todd Carmichael, also host of the hit Travel Channel show Dangerous Grounds. You have to visit this place for the coffee and the light food.

If you like a variety of Coffees or just a strong cup of coffee, they go to Colombe. They have a great selection of good coffee and food and a nice brunch. Its a big place so you will get a seat ... read more

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best coffee roasters arond - Tasty coffee! Feels like your walking around the block for a great cappuccino in Florence, Italy. Sip there or take some home for later.

Known for their fancy coffee! If you want trendy strong coffee, this is the place to be. A 20min walk from my place! I'd especially recommend for the working professional who may want a quiet space... read more

Hands down best espresso in the city for me. Besides the fact that they are an institution here in Philly and have expanded nationally now, their coffee is served in most high end restaurants and t... read more

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great icecream (Weckerly's) and sandwiches in addition to the usual coffee options on a great corner across from Clark Park and the Saturday farmers' market.

Coffee shop. Equal exchange coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Locally made simple food- bagels, sandwiches, muffins. Cozy indoor seating and outdoor seating next to the park. 10 min walk thru park.

Delicious coffee, great tea selection, yummy sandwiches (meat and veggie), best vegan muffins and donuts, wifi. Great for a quiet breakfast or getting some work or reading done.

40 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you don't eat at all while you are here and choose to eat at one spot, choose this one. Open only for breakfast and lunch, save your appetite. This place will have you wishing you lived closer.

One of my favorite brunch places. Be prepared to leave full. Get there early if you do not want to wait- before 10am.

Classic Philly brunch. Can get crowded so get there early or be prepared to wait.

40 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This stylish coffee shop is right down the street and serves delicious coffee and craft beer.

Every time I drink their coffee, I walk around all day muttering, "Superior product!"

7-8 minute walk, good coffee, has a bottle shop with lots of good and local beers co-located, located across the street from the South Philadelphia Tap Room.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Ultimo serves excellent coffee, clean decor and is proudly one of the first local coffee roasters to grow roots in philadelphia!

Because everyone needs to caffeinate...and why not do so at the local coffee shop Eater named "America's Best Coffee Shop"?

If you LOVE good coffee, look no further than Ultimo. Our local cafe knows what to do when it comes to making an excellent brew, and the pain au chocolat is pretty great, too! The service is friend... read more

40 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bright start of day! Great beverages and nutritious, tasty meals. BYOB format. Lovely homemade desserts. Seating ranges from Sidewalk café to Fireplace Romance. Local owners support the neighborhood

Delicious Breakfast & Brunch, and tasty coffee. Good for sitting inside or outside- nice place to get some work done.

This is a BYOB restaurant with an attached coffee shop. It's laid back, with good food & you can eat indoors or outside. Especially good for breakfast!


Silk City

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 435 Spring Garden Street·Map·Hours·Website·

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This bar on Spring Garden in Northern Liberties features a great brunch and nightlife scene. The building is split so that half of it is a bar with a dancefloor, and the other half is a diner. The ... read more

So much fun! Go to dance, have drinks, or some late night snacks. Or if it's summer, check out their beer garden!

A hipster haven which is two things in one, a nightclub and an upscale diner. Don't miss their brunch as well as their trendy outdoor seating.

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A new local coffee shop with big windows overlooking Eastern State Penitentiary.

Need to get some work done while you're here? This is one of my favorite places to crank out a few hours over a tasty cup of coffee and delicious food.

Open, airy seat yourself space with free wifi, good lunch choices and good coffee. Good spot to work away from home.

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Conveniently located, popular breakfast/brunch/lunch spot serving many locally-sourced foods including vegetarian and vegan options. It's very busy on weekends, so try to go early.

Popular local chain specializing in breakfast and brunch. Lots of unique dessert-flavored items like Red Velvet Pancakes and Creme Brulee French Toast. Plenty of Vegan options as well. Cash only!

Fantastic brunch! They do not take reservations and are very busy on the weekends. Get there early but it's worth the wait.

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Punky vibe, slightly surly staff, but delicious delicious everything. Coffee, kale smoothie, wraps. Yes!

Quirky cool cafe with WIFI, second closest cafe. Yummy bagels, try the "Bike Shop"

A West Philly standby. People love the "bike shop" bagel or wrap, the killer black bean wrap and the vegan desserts. Baristas can be surly, the wait can be long, and co-patrons tend to be young pun... read more

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great local coffee shop - beans are roasted nearby. Good slow drip coffee!

For coffee purists : really nice aesthetic and great pour-overs. Local Roasters / fair trade. Basically coffee alchemists! Great place to study + work also...

My favorite coffee in fishtown. A low key, minimal cafe. A 5 minute walk from the house. They offer pastries and bagels as well.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This great location is within walking distance -- for the discriminating wine, beer and cheese connoisseur--there is something for everyone. The original wine, cheese and beer bar.Established in... read more

Great wine and beer list, the food is delicious (try the mozzarella sandwich) and if you're in town on a Sunday, their Sunday Fun Day half price menu is a great deal.

All of the Tria locations are spectacular. They all have great food (tasting portions) as well a a huge selection of wines and craft beers. I would not come for dinner expecting to get full though!

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing place, cute dudes, and get the afragado.

They sell Wreckerly's Ice Cream Sandwiches. No words for how amazing these things are (they're hard to find, too!).

Cute hipster coffee and amazing "daily bread", pastries


Chhaya Cafe

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 1819 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Coffee, breakfast, brunch. They make a fantastic yoghurt parfait...

Good brunch spot. Can get a little crowded for brunch. I would recommend going on the earlier side.

Another great spot for breakfast or lunch. No bar here, but outstanding coffee, breakfasts, salads and sandwiches, also offering sidewalk tables in the nice weather. I'm a fan of the house-made pas... read more

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great coffee, vegan food, within walking distance, close to Dickinson Square Park

Vegan coffee house: lots of pastries, coffee drinks, bagels, etc. Indoor/Outdoor seating

Vegan Coffee Shop, delicious pastries and all the non-dairy creamers you could possibly imagine!

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of our favorite coffee shops. In addition to delicious breakfast and lunch food, they are a B-Corp, which means they DO GOOD in addition to making $. I recommend the turkey wrap!

Great for a coffee break or lite breakfast or lunch as you sightsee!

Connvenient coffee, just 2 blocks away. There is a lot of relaxing seating, even board games and a small borrowed books corner!

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A definite neighborhood coffee shop where you can meet friends, play Scrabble and of course enjoy a cup of coffee. They have some treats (some vegan) as well.

Great coffee, good tea selection, and yummy tea+soda iced drinks. Great place to relax. Good baked goods.

They have the best bagels in the area and literally any coffee or tea drink you could ever imagine! Also has cute local atmosphere.

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Conveniently located next to the local food store for all of your coffee needs.

Casual stop for American breakfasts, brunches & dinners with an Australian accent.

Australia and brunch. On a nice day, sit on the back patio. Cash-only.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest Coffee shop in the heart of our friendly Art Museum neighborhood

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Convivial atmosphere, great crepes, salads, locally brewed coffee, and pastries baked in the café! Around the corner from us, a five-minute walk.

Great coffee and crepes! 2 locations within walking distance. One at the Allens lane train station right by a Fairmount park entrance, and the other on Carpenter Lane right by Weavers Way, the loca... read more

Right across from Weaver's Way. Come here for great coffee and locally sourced baked goods. They have items that support dietary restrictions, too. It's small with a few table inside and out. Come ... read more

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Full service restaurant only two blocks from the rental serving Breakfast Lunch & Dinner. They have a Cafe/Coffee shop and a Bar/restaurant in the back. Huge outdoor garden for seating when... read more

Lunch, Dinner | New American cuisine with international influences. The menu is primarily plant based and vegan/vegetarian friendly with many gluten free options. The unique space houses a coff... read more

Good Place for Weekend Brunch or Lunch and Dinner. Its a new venue and has a very nice design and layout. On nice days you can sit outside. Brunch is normally packed but you can get a seats in a... read more

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perfect for your morning coffee pick-me-up! You can also grab a quick bagel, pastry, or smoothie here.

Point Breeze cafe may seem a bit out of place in its surroundings, but they have a lot to offer: a full-service coffee bar; more than ten loose leaf teas; fresh-baked goods delivered daily from ou

A local coffee house, although I prefer to travel a bit further to Kermits for better coffee.



Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
1500 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great local coffee shop. They offer vegan treats and yummy sandwiches as well.

Nice coffee and dairy-free milkshakes. A nice spot to hang out with your friends over coffee and tea.

If you're looking for a hip little coffee shop, B2 is the place to go on the Avenue. They have internet, so lots of young hipsters and professionals like to spend time there online while sipping t... read more


Soup Kitchen Cafe

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$· 2146 East Susquehanna Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing daily selection of soups. Great Veggie Burger with a jalepeno aioli on a brioche bun. Don't forget the Cucumber Lemonade!

My favorite Americano cup of coffee and grilled cheese sandwich, excellent simple food, breakfast and lunch.

Best lunch place ever. I absolutely love their soup and half a sandwich special. For the vegetarians, there is an amazing beet and goat cheese sandwich.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cute local spot for coffee and teas

Also has internet and friendly staff and space to hang out, drink coffee, teas, and pastries, plus lunch.

Steap and Grind is where to locals hang out to work. Across the street from a beautiful part, the shop itself is nothing special, but the atmosphere is friendly and they have a few outdoor tables.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great coffee house within walking distance

Great coffee shop in the neighborhood. Try the LaVa panini.

Across the street! Hip spot for coffee, breakfast or lunch during the day & for Mediterranean fare plus BYOB at dinner.

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Want a great coffee spot and a breakfast sammy? Check out Milk Crate, breakfast sandwichs are always on point from their sausage breakfast burrito to their bacon, egg and cheese on English Muffin.

Record shop & urban coffeehouse decorated with album covers serving breakfast & light fare.

One of the few left Fishtown iconic cafes. Milkcrate is a record and coffee shop. Its good, and food is very cheap!

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The favorite brunch spot. Everything is amazing but be advised you must have the Red Velvet Waffles and you better order the kids plate to split among friends. You won't regret it!

A favorite breakfast spot. Expect long lines on weekends. Please also note on weekends almost every restaurant/bar in the area does brunch.

Big, delicious brunch items and nice specialty coffees. Try the kitchen sink or the red velvet pancakes.

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cafe/Bakery/Restaurant. With Juice Bar on the side. Halal. Lebanese flatbread. Fancy desserts. Free Wifi.

Smoothies, Baklava, and Lebanese flatbreads (manakeesh)

Best Baklava in town! Everything I have tried is good. Try the Fool if you feel adventurous.