8 Best Coffee Houses in Metro Phoenix
Coffee: Elixir of the gods -- or at least the sleep-deprived. Here in the Valley, there are plenty of places to get a fix of fresh-brewed coffee. But if you're looking for a particularly satisfying jolt of caffeine we've narrowed down the options in this year's Best of Phoenix® edition.
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Here are the eight best coffee shops around metro Phoenix.
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When Central Phoenix locals want to show off their neighborhood know-how to out-of-town guests, chances are they take them to Lux Central. Stationed in a nondescript building, this hipster hotspot houses a lively interior of mismatched mid-century furniture, typewriter centerpieces, grandma-chic dishware, and a seemingly endless maze of rooms in which to work, study, and socialize. Read more here.
Shine started off as a retro trailer coffee shop that cropped up at different farmers markets and events in downtown Phoenix. Since then, it's expanded to include a permanent coffee stand just south of Thomas Road off of Central Avenue. Though the small outdoor shack still serves up some of the best pastries in town, like raspberry peach handpies and orange blossom shortbread, the best part is Shine's brand-new "Living Room" lounge in the neighboring building. Read more here.
10 W. Vernon Ave., Phoenix, AZ
1590 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, AZ
15147 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ
4025 E. Chandler Blvd., Ahwatukee, AZ
3000 E. Ray Road, Building 2, Gilbert, AZ
2530 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix, AZ
225 W. University Drive, Tempe, AZ