There's just something about the atmosphere of a coffee shop—the aroma, the friendly staff and patrons, the chance to try something you'd never brew yourself at home. Once you find the perfect cup and the right setting, you'll find yourself coming back again and again. These are our picks for the 10 best coffee shops in Mississippi. What's your favorite?
Cups has been a local favorite for years, attracting an eclectic cross-section of customers from the nearby neighborhoods and colleges. The owners have expanded and now have locations all around the Jackson area, but it's worth a trip to Fondren to visit the original. Enjoy local art while you sip coffee made from house-roasted beans!
The Main Attraction is a one-of-a-kind coffee shop featuring a boutique full of unique clothing, art, and more. Stop in and browse their treasures—sip a delicious cup of coffee while you try on shoes, pick out the perfect new accessory for your living room, or just browse the gorgeous dresses. Customers love the friendly owner!
You won't find a coffee shop in Mississippi with a better view than the Cat Island Coffeehouse. The building is located on the north side of Highway 90, offering the perfect location to look out over the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The coffeehouse shares a building with Pass Christian Books, so find something to read while you enjoy Cat Island's extensive selection and stunning views.
If you're looking for a cool atmosphere, you have to stop by Steampunk Coffee Roasters in Natchez. According to an interview he gave to The Natchez Democrat, owner Dub Rogers and his wife restored an old brick cabin originally build in the late 1800s with the purpose of creating an espresso bar. If you can't make it in, look for their coffee truck, the "A-Team Coffee SWAT Truck.”
Where do you go when you need a pick-me-up in the Delta? Try Mississippi Grounds, which according to their website was opened in an old service station. Located between downtown Cleveland and the campus of Delta State University, this family-owned coffee house is a cozy spot the locals love.
Customers can't say enough about the great service at this 929 in Starkville. Local college students love to take a break from their studies to enjoy the atmosphere and cool events. With a great selection of homemade syrups and delicious food (our sources say to try the sausage biscuit), this is one stop you'll want to visit again and again.
The Beans is one of those places you'll want to bring all of your friends, thanks to the cool atmosphere and awesome selection of specialty coffees like the Peanut Butter Mocha. All of their products are sourced locally, from the coffee to the milk! With live local music and a killer beer list, you might never want to leave!
With a name like Coffee Fusion Bubble Tea Café, you have to know you're going to have a unique experience. Bubble Tea is an Asian fruit drink that has grown in popularity in recent years. The owner decided to combine a bubble tea café with a coffee shop, and Coffee Fusion was born!
The Depot is one of the most popular spots in Hattiesburg, attracting students from the three nearby colleges as well as local artists and professionals. They're known for their extensive specialty coffee selection as well as their top-notch lunch menu. The menu changes seasonally, but the tomato-basil soup is a crowd favorite!
Starkville is a college town, and Strange Brew knows how to bring in its customers. They specialize in espresso drinks with crazy like Albino Squirrel, Rainy Day, and the Maroon and White (for MSU, of course). If you're not in the mood for coffee, try the caramel apple cider. They also sell merchandise with slogans like "Keep Starkville Strange,” perfect for showing your Strange Brew pride in your dorm room or apartment.