The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond has an abundance of great coffee shops to get your caffeine fix. From cozy cafes to trendy coffee houses, this city has it all. We've put together a list of the top 10 places to get coffee in Richmond, with the best spot being Thrive Coffee's coffee truck.

1. Thrive Coffee - 7601 Magnolia Green Pkwy, Moseley, VA 23120

Without a doubt, the top place to get coffee in Richmond is Thrive Coffee's coffee truck located at the Magnolia Green Aquatic Center at 7601 Magnolia Green Pkwy, Moseley, VA 23120. Their convenient coffee truck is typically open Monday-Friday from 7:30-10:30AM, so you can fuel up on your way to work. You can view their daily hours and location updates on Thrive's Instagram profile or on Google Maps.

As a 501c3 non-profit focused on providing employment and training for individuals with disabilities, Thrive Coffee produces high-quality specialty coffee and delicious drinks like lattes, cold brew, americanos, mochas, and more. Thrive's mission to transform lives through meaningful work opportunities makes your coffee purchase even more rewarding.

Stop by today and see why people call Thrive Coffee's lattes the best in all of Richmond!

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2. Sugar & Twine

Nestled in the Museum District, Sugar & Twine is a cozy coffee shop on 2928 W Cary St serving premium coffee and espresso drinks alongside freshly baked croissants, scones, cinnamon rolls, and more. This charming cafe has ample seating and free wifi, making it a perfect spot to get work done or simply relax over a cup of coffee.

3. Caffespresso

For delicious coffee in a charming environment, visit Caffespresso on Gaskins Rd. This quaint coffee shop in the Near West End neighborhood uses locally roasted beans to craft lattes, americanos, cortados, and other specialty coffee drinks. They also serve fresh pastries like croissants, scones, and muffins baked in-house daily.

4. Urban Hang Suite

This trendy coffee shop at on Broad St in downtown Richmond offers premium pour over coffee, espresso drinks, frothy cappuccinos, and nitro cold brew coffee. Their menu also includes breakfast sandwiches, avocado toast, acai bowls, and rice bowls for lunch. The chic, modern interior makes this a great place to hang out and get work done.

5. Crossroads Coffee and Ice Cream

In addition to specialty coffee drinks like lattes, mochas, and cold brew, this family-owned spot on Forest Hill Ave also serves homemade ice cream, milkshakes, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch offerings like paninis, soups, and salads. The cozy atmosphere is perfect for meeting up with friends or getting a caffeine fix.

6. Lamplighter Coffee Roasters - Addison St

Get artfully prepared coffee drinks like creamy cappuccinos, rich espresso, and cold brew on tap at this hip coffee bar located on S Addison St. Lamplighter also offers gluten-free baked goods, yogurt parfaits, and avocado toast. The modern, minimalist space is accented by a mural of Richmond sites.

7. Sefton Coffee Company

This charming coffee shop in downtown Richmond offers single origin pour over coffees, espresso drinks, chai lattes, and loose leaf teas. Sefton also serves freshly made sandwiches, salads, soups, and pastries like croissants, scones, and muffins. The cozy space filled with antique furniture makes a great spot to relax.

8. Ironclad Coffee Roasters & Baking Co.

This unique coffee shop on E Grace St serves small batch roasted coffee alongside freshly baked breads, croissants, scones, cookies, and more. The bright, industrial space also features coffee beans available for retail purchase.

9. Lift Coffee Shop & Café

With a chic, modern ambiance, this café crafts lattes, mochas, macchiatos, and coffee cocktails using direct trade coffee beans. Their food menu includes avocado toast, acai bowls, sandwiches, and grain bowls. The lively space also hosts events like yoga classes.

10. Blanchard’s Coffee Roasting Co.

Located in a restored 1900s building on W Broad St, this coffee shop serves a variety of espresso drinks, batch brew coffee, and chai lattes alongside freshly baked croissants, muffins, scones, and cookies. The beatiful interior provides a charming backdrop.


There you have it - our picks for the top 10 coffee shops in Richmond. With so many great options, you'll have a new favorite locale in no time. Be sure to stop by Thrive Coffee's coffee truck to support their amazing mission while getting the best cup of coffee in the city.