Best coffee in Athens

Check out the top coffee in Athens, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hendershots Coffee
1. Hendershots Coffee
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25 local reviews
237 Prince Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 706-372-6972
CafeBarRestaurant
Laurin
While there are 2 roasters in our small city—Jittery Joe's & 1000 Faces—if it's a coffee 'scene' you're…
Nelson
Great coffee by day, but also a good restaurant, bar, and a music venue by night, fit for the whole family and…
Molly
Comfortable, friendly coffee shop/bar with live music in the evenings, good canned music most days, food, and…
1. Hendershots Coffee
1. Hendershots Coffee
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
237 Prince Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 706-372-6972
Laurin
Laurin
While there are 2 roasters in our small city—Jittery Joe's & 1000 Faces—if it's a coffee 'scene' you're seeking, look no further. A…
Nelson
Nelson
Great coffee by day, but also a good restaurant, bar, and a music venue by night, fit for the whole family and all ages - one of the only…
Molly
Molly
Comfortable, friendly coffee shop/bar with live music in the evenings, good canned music most days, food, and wifi with lots of electrical…
2. Ike & Jane
2. Ike & Jane
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39 local reviews
1307 Prince Avenue, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 AM
+1 706-850-1580
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Sara
Ike and Jane's makes wonderful donuts and serves a mean cup of coffee!! Go early to be sure you don't miss out…
Jessica
Local donuts and breakfast sandwiches abound. Some of the nicest servers in town and they always have some…
Jennings
This is the place for you to grab that morning coffee and donut or breakfast sandwich. They also have great…
2. Ike & Jane
2. Ike & Jane
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39 local reviews
1307 Prince Avenue, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 AM
+1 706-850-1580
Sara
Sara
Ike and Jane's makes wonderful donuts and serves a mean cup of coffee!! Go early to be sure you don't miss out on donuts. My favorites are…
Jessica
Jessica
Local donuts and breakfast sandwiches abound. Some of the nicest servers in town and they always have some funky donuts and dark coffee…
Jennings
Jennings
This is the place for you to grab that morning coffee and donut or breakfast sandwich. They also have great lunch sandwiches and recently…
3. Jittery Joe's Coffee
3. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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17 local reviews
1230 South Milledge Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 706-208-1979
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Lauren
One of the first roasters in Athens, Jittery Joe's makes some great coffee. They have several coffee shops in…
Hannah
Jittery Joe's is all over Athens with its iconic bright orange logo. Locally roasted coffee and locally owned,…
April
Jittery Joe's is all over Athens with its iconic bright orange logo. Locally roasted coffee and locally owned,…
3. Jittery Joe's Coffee
3. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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17 local reviews
1230 South Milledge Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 706-208-1979
Lauren
Lauren
One of the first roasters in Athens, Jittery Joe's makes some great coffee. They have several coffee shops in town, this one is located just…
Hannah
Hannah
Jittery Joe's is all over Athens with its iconic bright orange logo. Locally roasted coffee and locally owned, JJ is always worth a visit.
April
April
Jittery Joe's is all over Athens with its iconic bright orange logo. Locally roasted coffee and locally owned, JJ is always worth a visit.
4. Jittery Joe's Coffee
4. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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10 local reviews
1860 S Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 706-354-8000
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Daniel
An Athens original coffee chain and roasting company with a local vibe. Fast, reliable wifi just up the street…
Sherryl
Locally owned. Walking distance. Best coffee in town! Free wifi
Brent
Great coffee shop featuring locally roasted Jittery Joe's coffee
4. Jittery Joe's Coffee
4. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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10 local reviews
1860 S Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 706-354-8000
Daniel
Daniel
An Athens original coffee chain and roasting company with a local vibe. Fast, reliable wifi just up the street 1.4 miles.
Sherryl
Sherryl
Locally owned. Walking distance. Best coffee in town! Free wifi
Brent
Brent
Great coffee shop featuring locally roasted Jittery Joe's coffee
5. Independent Baking Co
5. Independent Baking Co
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29 local reviews
1625 South Lumpkin Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+1 706-850-3550
BakeryFoodStore
Michele
Locally owned and run, Independent Baking Co. is a small and simple bakery, known for its quality breads, such…
Lauren
Independent Baking Co. is our favorite spot to walk to in the morning for coffee and baked goods. They make…
Karolyn
Great coffee and the best baked goods in town.
5. Independent Baking Co
5. Independent Baking Co
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29 local reviews
1625 South Lumpkin Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+1 706-850-3550
Michele
Michele
Locally owned and run, Independent Baking Co. is a small and simple bakery, known for its quality breads, such as naturally and yeast…
Lauren
Lauren
Independent Baking Co. is our favorite spot to walk to in the morning for coffee and baked goods. They make the best bread and chocolate…
Karolyn
Karolyn
Great coffee and the best baked goods in town.
6. Jittery Joe's Coffee
6. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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9 local reviews
425 Barber Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
+1 706-227-2161
BakeryCafeFood
Nelson
Another amazing local roaster right here on Barber, Jittery Joe's was the first true Athens coffee shop &…
William
The roaster for Athen's based Jittery Joe's coffee franchise. Really neat place to learn about the roasting…
Cat
This is the location of the roasting house and they often have events. You can stock up on some great coffee…
6. Jittery Joe's Coffee
6. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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9 local reviews
425 Barber Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
+1 706-227-2161
Nelson
Nelson
Another amazing local roaster right here on Barber, Jittery Joe's was the first true Athens coffee shop & first 24 hour coffee shop, and now…
William
William
The roaster for Athen's based Jittery Joe's coffee franchise. Really neat place to learn about the roasting process and pick up a coffee or…
Cat
Cat
This is the location of the roasting house and they often have events. You can stock up on some great coffee to take back to your family and…
7. Condor Chocolates
7. Condor Chocolates
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19 local reviews
1658 South Lumpkin Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
+1 706-850-4803
FoodStorePoint of interest
Lauren
A chocolate factory and cafe all in one, Condor Chocolate serves up the most amazing chocolate bars, truffles,…
Jackie
Bean to bar artisan chocolate shop in Athens' 5 Points neighborhood. Cacao beans are imported from Ecuador…
April
Locally made chocolate truffles, macaroons and coffee drinks. The hot chocolate is amazing. My favorite…
7. Condor Chocolates
7. Condor Chocolates
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19 local reviews
1658 South Lumpkin Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 8:00 AM
+1 706-850-4803
Lauren
Lauren
A chocolate factory and cafe all in one, Condor Chocolate serves up the most amazing chocolate bars, truffles, sipping chocolate, hot cocoa,…
Jackie
Jackie
Bean to bar artisan chocolate shop in Athens' 5 Points neighborhood. Cacao beans are imported from Ecuador and roasted on site before…
April
April
Locally made chocolate truffles, macaroons and coffee drinks. The hot chocolate is amazing. My favorite truffles here are the Mayan and the…
8. Sips Espresso Cafe
8. Sips Espresso Cafe
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8 local reviews
1390 Prince Avenue, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 6:00 AM
+1 706-363-7211
CafeFoodStore
Daniel
Definitely my favorite coffee in town. They offer a wide variety of coffee drinks and teas and they have a…
Paul
Cool coffee shop in an old gas station space. Nice open inside/outside patio space for watching the world go…
Jennings
Another great option for a morning coffee and a moment to read a weekend paper on their patio.
8. Sips Espresso Cafe
8. Sips Espresso Cafe
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8 local reviews
1390 Prince Avenue, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 6:00 AM
+1 706-363-7211
Daniel
Daniel
Definitely my favorite coffee in town. They offer a wide variety of coffee drinks and teas and they have a cozy place to do some work from a…
Paul
Paul
Cool coffee shop in an old gas station space. Nice open inside/outside patio space for watching the world go by.
Jennings
Jennings
Another great option for a morning coffee and a moment to read a weekend paper on their patio.
9. Walkers Coffee Shop & Pub
9. Walkers Coffee Shop & Pub
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9 local reviews
128 College Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 706-543-1433
BarCafeRestaurant
Fazal
The "Cheers" of Athens. Local coffee shop and bar with indoor and outdoor seating for people watching or…
Brad
Downtown. Coffee shop and bar. Lots of adult coffee drinks to choose from in a cozy, cafe-like atmosphere.
Sarah
Cozy booths and a great people-watching location. Come here for coffee instead of Starbucks next door!
9. Walkers Coffee Shop & Pub
9. Walkers Coffee Shop & Pub
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9 local reviews
128 College Avenue, Athens
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 706-543-1433
Fazal
Fazal
The "Cheers" of Athens. Local coffee shop and bar with indoor and outdoor seating for people watching or doing the crossword.
Brad
Brad
Downtown. Coffee shop and bar. Lots of adult coffee drinks to choose from in a cozy, cafe-like atmosphere.
Sarah
Sarah
Cozy booths and a great people-watching location. Come here for coffee instead of Starbucks next door!
10. 1000 Faces Coffee
10. 1000 Faces Coffee
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6 local reviews
510 North Thomas Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+1 706-534-8860
CafeFoodStore
Tyson
1000 Faces Coffee offers the best gourmet coffee in town. They roast their own beans right here in Athens. The…
Jason
Coffee Roaster right down the street – stop in for a tasting (they are usually there Tuesday / Thursday)…
Nelson
Amazing, small batch roasted coffee & free tastings, cuppings, and events. Fantastic, and a short walk down…
10. 1000 Faces Coffee
10. 1000 Faces Coffee
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6 local reviews
510 North Thomas Street, Athens
Closed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM
+1 706-534-8860
Tyson
Tyson
1000 Faces Coffee offers the best gourmet coffee in town. They roast their own beans right here in Athens. The selection is phenomenal. …
Jason
Jason
Coffee Roaster right down the street – stop in for a tasting (they are usually there Tuesday / Thursday). Gourmet coffee that rivals the…
Nelson
Nelson
Amazing, small batch roasted coffee & free tastings, cuppings, and events. Fantastic, and a short walk down the hill on Barber.
11. Jittery Joe's Coffee
11. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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6 local reviews
27 Greensboro Hwy, Watkinsville
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 AM
(706) 769-4280
CafeFoodStore
Jackie
Our local coffee shop, just a short walk down Main Street. Jittery Joe's roasts all their coffee beans at…
Sharon
The best coffee and I love the Frosty Joe, it is the best frozen coffee drink ever, it blows Starbucks away!
Jeanne
Athens-area coffee spot. Get your caffeine fix here!
11. Jittery Joe's Coffee
11. Jittery Joe's Coffee
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6 local reviews
27 Greensboro Hwy, Watkinsville
Closed · Opens Friday 6:30 AM
(706) 769-4280
Jackie
Jackie
Our local coffee shop, just a short walk down Main Street. Jittery Joe's roasts all their coffee beans at their roastery in Athens. Limited…
Sharon
Sharon
The best coffee and I love the Frosty Joe, it is the best frozen coffee drink ever, it blows Starbucks away!
Jeanne
Jeanne
Athens-area coffee spot. Get your caffeine fix here!
12. Two Story Coffee Shop
12. Two Story Coffee Shop
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12 local reviews
1680 S Lumpkin St, Athens
(706) 850-6701
CafeFoodEstablishment
Hannah
Delicious coffee in an adorable house-turned coffee shop located in Five Points. Parking is behind the…
Tulsi
Not your typical drip coffee cafe, this spot makes coffee the slow and rich way through a chemex or pour over…
Emily
My FAVORITE little coffee shop. In iconic Five Points, incredible coffee and really great atmosphere.
12. Two Story Coffee Shop
12. Two Story Coffee Shop
host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
1680 S Lumpkin St, Athens
(706) 850-6701
Hannah
Hannah
Delicious coffee in an adorable house-turned coffee shop located in Five Points. Parking is behind the building. I personally love a Chai…
Tulsi
Tulsi
Not your typical drip coffee cafe, this spot makes coffee the slow and rich way through a chemex or pour over method. You choose the beans…
Emily
Emily
My FAVORITE little coffee shop. In iconic Five Points, incredible coffee and really great atmosphere.