Best coffee shops in Baltimore

When you stay in downtown Baltimore vacation rentals, you’ll never be far from a great cup of coffee. That’s good news if you’re the type who can’t function without a caffeine boost in the morning.

When it comes to starting off your day right with a delicious cup of joe, where should you head first? The following are a few off the best coffee shops in Baltimore worth your time:

Artifact Coffee

Artifact Coffee is the hub of the community that surrounds it, offering special events such as readings, pop-up shops and meet ups. The talented baristas serve up Japanese cold brew, pour-over coffee, many flavors of tea and much more.

This friendly coffee shop also serves up delicious food. One of the owners is James Beard Award-winning chef Spike Gjerde. Woodberry Kitchen, his nearby restaurant, provides the edible menu items.


Charmington’s has been around for nearly a decade and it had its 15 minutes of fame in 2015 when former president Barack Obama stopped there for lunch. There’s a chair labeled “President Obama Sat Here” at one of the front tables to mark the occasion.

It comes as no surprise that Obama chose this beautiful cafe. It offers a mouth-watering menu of hot drinks and yummy snacks. Try the Honey Cardamom Latte, the Roasted Beet Salad or the Black Bean Sriracha Burger with fresh avocado.

Cafe Latte’da

Cafe Latte’da is a cozy, welcoming, homey little gem of a coffee shop located right in the heart of Historic Fells Point in Baltimore. It is unpretentious and friendly and they serve up yummy pastries and sandwiches alongside their excellent espresso drinks.

They are known for their excellent iced coffee that uses coffee ice cubes, so that the ice doesn’t dilute the coffee. Plus, the interior of the coffee shop is decorated with an eclectic array of local artwork.

3 Bean Coffee

If you’re looking for a coffee shop where you can be productive and get some work done, this is the perfect spot for you. 3 Bean Coffee has an excellent work/study area that is well lit from the huge windows, looking out over the Inner Harbor. The industrial lighting, wooden floors and wooden tables give it a warm, rustic vibe.

While you’re getting work done, you can sip one of the delicious lattes and nibble on the yummy snacks, such as bacon sandwiches, raspberry peach muffins and much more. Also, if you aren’t in the mood for coffee they have other drinks such as honey lavender lemonade.

Daily Grind

This funky coffee shop is a hipster haven along the Fells Point waterfront. You’ll love the mouth-watering pastries, the house-made granola bars and the breakfast wraps. Take your food and drink out into the lovely atrium at the back of the shop, filled with greenery and natural light.

Plus, if you’re visiting Baltimore with your pup, you can bring them to the “doggie door”. It’s for anyone who wants to stop and grab a cup of coffee to go, and a snack for their four-legged friend.

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Koffee Therapy Cafe

This friendly hangout has several comfy couches, perfect for lounging around on while you enjoy the tasty organic coffee and food. Koffee Therapy Cafe is the ideal place to curl up with a good book and read for hours in peace. They have a great variety of drinks to suit you no matter what you’re in the mood for. It’s no surprise this is one of the best coffee shops in Baltimore.

Plus, they have a great selection of deli-quality sandwiches that will really fill you up. Try the Franklin Street sandwich wish ham, swiss cheese and red pesto on a kaiser roll.

The Bun Shop

The Bun Shop is a Mt. Vernon student favorite due to its great coffee and late opening hours. It’s open until 3am, so if you need to get some work done or get a late night snack fix – it’s the place to go.

Plus, along with delicious Vietnamese buns and iced coffee, they have a great supply of board games. Bring your travel companions along and hunker down for a chilled out evening.


Pitango is a friendly, welcoming little bakery in Fells Point which not only has great coffee, but also boasts delicious gelato. The gelato comes in a range of adventurous flavors, including Blackberry, Blood Orange, Black Sesame and Rhubarb. This great spot is inspired by Italian sandwich shops and bakeries. The bread is baked daily in the traditional way and they even hand-roll and proof their croissants.

Plus, the location is gorgeous too. You can sit on the outdoor patio and watch the boats and seagulls while you enjoy your gelato.

Where will you go for coffee in Baltimore?

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These are just a few of the many fantastic spots in Baltimore where you can curl up in a comfy spot, dig into a delicious treat and sip a smooth, yummy cup of joe while you watch the world go by. What could be better?