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Top Coffee Shops in Charlotte, North Carolina

Traveling to Charlotte and need your java fix in the morning? Fear not, Charlotte is a great city for coffee lovers. We’ve scoured the city to find the best cafes and coffee shops. The next time you need a caffeine boost, stop by one of these places for a taste of liquid gold.

Not Just Coffee
Not Just Coffee pours exquisite cups of coffee, lattes, cappuccinos and more. They brew up beans roasted in North Carolina and go the extra mile by using local milk and making their own sauces and syrups. You can really feel the love in each cup of coffee at their 7th Street Public Market and Atherton Market locations.

Dilworth Coffee
Dilworth Coffee is the oldest specialty coffee shop in Charlotte, and its coffee today is just as delicious as it was when they first opened. The company now has inviting coffee shops all over the city. We recommend paying a visit to their shop at 110 A Matthews Station Street, conveniently close to our Matthews location.

Cluck-N-Cup
We love the homey vibe of this shop every time we visit the 4th Street location of the Cluck-n-Cup. Their coffee really is delicious, but it’s even better when you pair it with their Wednesday special – Chicken Pot Pie. The pot pie is homemade and absolutely chock-full of chicken. This place is the perfect spot for a filling and tasty Charlotte lunch.

The Secret Chocolatier Come for the coffee, but stay for the delectable dessert. The homemade chocolates are delicious, and if you want, they will even create a three-course dessert menu for you to enjoy. Make sure to grab a box of chocolates to snack on, back in your room.

Smelly Cat Coffee
You’ll know why we recommend Smelly Cat Coffee as soon as you step foot in the shop, the atmosphere is friendly and eclectic. The best part of this coffee shop is that they roast their own beans, in house. This helps to guaranteed you a perfect cup of coffee, every time.

Did we miss your favorite Charlotte coffee shop? Let us know which spot is your favorite in the comments!