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Local coffee shops outnumber Starbucks in Indianapolis

Whether you’re a coffee lover or just looking for a new place to try, INDYtoday’s coffee shop guide has you covered. This list of the best coffee shops in Indy will help you find the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and relax.

A coffee with swan latte art

Tell us who does better latte art than Mansion Society. We’ll wait.

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For richer or pour over, Indy’s coffee shops are what keep us going in the morning. According to Indianapolis Coffee Guide, local coffee shops are on track to outnumber Starbucks locations in the Indianapolis area.

The Circle City has no shortage of masterful baristas, aromatic roasts, and foamy lattes. But if you’re having trouble deciding on a spot, gather some brews clues with our guide to some of the best coffee shops by side of town.

Pro tip: If you need to refine your order, review the different kinds of coffee before stepping up to the counter.

An iced latte sitting on a table in front of a coffee bar.

City Editor Nicole ordered an iced blackberry brown sugar latte.

Photo by INDYtoday team

North side

A hand holding up a coffee mug with a couch in the background

You can get coffee until 5 p.m. at Parlor Public House before it switches over to its cocktail menu.

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East side


Lincoln Lane Coffee Co. also shares space with a community center where neighbors can do their laundry. | Photo by INDYtoday team

South side

West side

Be the barista

Shop our favorite coffee essentials to turn your house into our city’s next great coffee destination.

Did we miss a coffee shop? Let us know.

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