5 Must-Visit St. Louis Coffee Shops

St. Louis residents and visitors alike will love these whimsical and wonderful area coffee shops.


My city is home to many good things - professional hockey, microbreweries, professional baseball and Forest Park to name a few. It is also home to good local coffee. Here are 5 absolute must-visit shops in town.

MayPop Coffee and Garden Shop


A true coffee house with a greenhouse attached! This adorable house serves up great BluePrint Coffee and local pastries along with flowers, succulents and hanging plants in their outdoor garden/greenhouse.


I personally love their lattes at anytime of the year or a cold brew on a hot day. Tea drinkers will also appreciate their selection as well.



Protagonist Cafe


Protagonist Cafe is a new shop on the block in Soulard. Not only is it decorated with Mardi Gras flair, but it also feature walls of books that you can read while you sip one of their custom coffee drinks.


Some days can be noisy since it is in a busy district of town, but most days it is conversational and the perfect place to read.




Espresso Yourself


I consider this to be one of this hidden coffee gems in St. Louis. This shop is whimsy and so much fun! They have coffee quotes all over their walls, popular pop culture references to F.R.I.E.N.D.S and Harry Potter, and plenty of places to relax.


Their lattes are creative by way of their names like "Happy Go Lucky" and "Skippidy-do-da."They are sure to taste great and provide a bright to on your day.



Ursa Minor Coffee


A new shop on the block that is attached to none other than Craft Beer Cellar in South City! They serve up their coffees in a renovated garage with an industrial flair. It's the perfect spot to catch up with friends on a weekend.


I enjoyed their banana latte and while it seems surprising...it was delicious.





Webster Groves Coffee Garden Cafe

A small shop located in the heart of Webster Groves, where you can hide out to study, read or listen to great local music with friends. Their cottage-style shop takes you to another world of cozy especially during the fall and winter months.


Any of their coffee drinks are a winner plus their selection of bakery items are sure to please.


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