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Coffee and pastries from Red Hook in West Village.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

Detroit’s Essential Coffee Shops, Mapped

Where to get a caffeine fix below Eight Mile

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Coffee and pastries from Red Hook in West Village.
| Michelle and Chris Gerard

There’s really never been a better time to be a coffee drinker in Detroit than now. The city is flooded with an abundance of great third wave cafes roasting their own beans and community shops offering comfortable atmosphere with excellent local roasts. With an ever increasing array of spots to fuel up on caffeine — be it a latte or a cup of tea — it’s sometimes hard choose the best spots. Below find a guide to some of Detroit's finest cafes for winter 2020 below Eight Mile.

The cafes are organized geographically. Did we miss your favorite spot in the city? Drop a note in the comments.

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1. Detroit Vintage

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10335 W 8 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 341-4810
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This whimsical weekends-only cafe is a great spot to relax with a cup of coffee or tea right off of Eight Mile. Detroit Vintage's coffee is offered as a pour-over or french press and the shop often has various cakes available by-the-slice. In the warmer months, the shop opens up its small patio to customers.

2. Detroit Sip

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7420 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 635-5130
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This roomy cafe in Bagley offers ample seating and a comfortable, bright space to get some work or studying done. Alongside Detroit-themed espresso and coffee drinks, Detroit Sip keeps customers fed with assorted locally made snacks including cakes, brownies, doughnuts, soup, and chips.

3. Town Hall Caffe

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19180 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48223

Grandmont-Rosedale’s go-to caffeine hub Town Hall Caffe offers locally-sourced pastries, coffee, espresso, and tea, and also serves a dual role as a community gathering space where people can participate in crafting groups, yoga, and other activities. The shop also recently added a knitting store on the premises.

4. Oloman Café

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10215 Joseph Campau St
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 800-5089
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Nestled in the heart of downtown Hamtramck, this understated cafe serves all the coffee and espresso standard bearers as well as a selection of paninis and French-style pastries from Golden Wheat Bakery. In warmer weather, the shop features outdoor seating on a secluded patio out back.

5. Cafe 1923

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2287 Holbrook St
Hamtramck, MI
(313) 319-8766
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A neighborhood hive in Hamtramck, Cafe 1923 offers Wi-Fi and reasonably priced cups of joe in a laid back atmosphere. Sandwiches and salads are served daily. Grab a seat on a pew or in the café’s cozy library.

6. Stella Good Coffee

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3011 W Grand Blvd #110A
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 664-0400
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This narrow spit of a coffee bar is popular among workers in the New Center area looking for an extra jolt in the afternoon or a cup of soup. The shop offers primarily pour overs and espresso drinks with limited seating in the Fisher Building lobby.

7. Ochre Bakery

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4884 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48208

Astro Coffee’s sibling Ochre Bakery serves up the same outstanding coffee and espresso drinks in the Core City neighborhood, alongside a more extensive food menu that includes freshly baked sourdough bread loaves, sandwiches, and flatbread.

8. Bikes and Coffee

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1521 Putnam St
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 288-0201
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Woodbridge now has its very own coffee house hangout in Bikes and Coffee. As its name implies the shop caters to cyclists in need of repairs and new builds, but there’s also plenty of coffee and espresso. In addition to the drinks, the cafe carries pastries, bagels, and other snacks for fueling up.

9. Great Lakes Coffee

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3965 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-9627
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A café, bar, and restaurant wrapped into one, Great Lakes hits all the notes. Drop in for a matcha latte, a 50-50, or perhaps a glass of natural wine (the bar's specialty).

10. New Order Coffee Roasters

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3100 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 784-9164
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New Order features a bright white, minimalist interior with lots of seating and large windows overlooking Woodward Avenue and Watson street, plus an outdoor patio for warm weather coffee drinking. The shop roasts its beans in small batches and offers a variety of espresso drinks and coffee dressed up with colorful M&Ms or fluffy flavored marshmallows.

11. Anthology Coffee

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1948 Division St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 355-4040
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Anthology Coffee picked up operations and transplanted itself in Eastern Market last spring. The bright, new cafe is bigger than the previous location with its own patio and garage doors for optimum airflow during the summer. In addition to single-origin coffees roasted on site, the shop serves gluten-free pastries and refreshing iced coffee tonic. Drop in on the weekends for waffle brunch pop-ups and coffee tastings.

A man in a jean jacket sits at a table reading a book next to a mug of black coffee. Chris Gerard for Anthology Coffee

12. Cairo Coffee

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2712 Riopelle St
Detroit, MI 48207

Hidden in a corner of Eastern Market's Savvy Chic shop, Cairo Coffee owner Monica Isaac brews beans from a rotating selection of respected roasters. Drop in and grab a pour over or an espresso drink. The shop also offers baked goods from Sister Pie.

13. Germack Coffee Roasting Company

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2517 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 566-0062
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Germack is known for two things: pistachios and coffee. The Eastern Market roastery offers a wide selection of wholesale beans as well as smaller packaged coffees for home brewing needs. The shop also houses a popular cafe ready to fix up a latte or hot tea.

14. The Commons

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7900 Mack Ave
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 447-5060
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This east side cafe was designed as a community space with plenty of room for coffee and community collaboration. The Commons even features a laundromat for the neighborhood. In addition to the beverages, the shop serves a selection of local baked goods including hand pies.

15. The Red Hook Detroit

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8025 Agnes St.
Detroit, MI 48214

With locations in Ferndale and Detroit, Red Hook has gained a wide following. The shops use beans from Stumptown Coffee and Parlor Coffee and both brew a very tasty chai. What really sets Red Hook apart from the pack, though, is the wide selection of housemade baked goods — both sweet and savory. Seating at the West Village location is somewhat limited, but that only adds the intimate neighborhood cafe vibe.

16. Ashe Supply Co. Café & Roasterie

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1555 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226

Downtown Detroit cafe Ashe Supply Co. offers plenty of comfortable seating and snacks sourced from Detroit Institute of Bagels and Sister Pie. Don’t miss the honey-based cafe con miel.

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17. Populace Coffee at the Siren Hotel

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1509 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 277-4736
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The beans from this Bay City-based roastery and cafe have long had a presence in Detroit cafes, but Populace is now brewing at its very own coffee bar in the lobby of the Siren Hotel surrounded by comfy, vintage seats and couches. The bright green counter serves up drip coffee and espresso drinks as well as a handful of cookies and pastries.

The small coffee bar at Populace is mint green with fan-like tan pendant lights and a vase of red flowers. Christian Harder/The Siren Hotel [Official]

18. Madcap Coffee

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1413 Farmer St
Detroit, MI 48226
(888) 866-9091
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The coffee experts from Grand Rapids-based roaster Madcap Coffee moved into in the Shinola Hotel complex last spring. The primarily standing room cafe serves the typical coffee and espresso drinks as well as some rotating drink specials that mix coffee with unconventional ingredients like cola and bitters. Don’t miss Madcap’s silky smooth nitro cold brew.

19. Urban Bean Co.

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200 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 496-1010
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This two-story corner café in Capitol Park distinguishes itself with the upstairs turntable that regularly spins electronic music and its relaxed atmosphere. Alongside drinks, the coffee bar offers snacks like fruit and Dutch Girl doughnuts.

20. Dessert Oasis Coffee

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1214 Griswold St
Detroit, MI 48226

Rochester-based roaster Dessert Oasis continues to pour great coffee and espresso drinks at its sprawling, industrial cafe in downtown's Capitol Park area. Find third wave coffee standard-bearers here like pour overs as well as freshly baked cakes and cheesecakes. Visit on a weekday and find a mixture of students and working professionals filling the booths and tables.

21. Lucky Detroit

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F2, 2000 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

Tucked on the second story of Detroit Barbers is Corktown’s newest coffee bar. Lucky Detroit features views of Michigan Avenue and brews using Populace Coffee beans. The interior has a saloon feel with a mirrored back bar, antique metal light fixtures, and a mounted moose head on the wall. Windows let in lots of light and customers have their choice of seating from long communal tables to leather couches to bar stools.

22. Astro Coffee

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2124 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 638-2989
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A beloved spot on Michigan Avenue, Astro Coffee offers more than a caffeine buzz. The shop's selection of sandwiches (the egg sandwich is legendary) and other baked goods are some of the best in the city. Astro recently began roasting its own beans, offering even more complexity to the cafe’s offerings.

1. Detroit Vintage

10335 W 8 Mile Rd, Detroit, MI 48221

This whimsical weekends-only cafe is a great spot to relax with a cup of coffee or tea right off of Eight Mile. Detroit Vintage's coffee is offered as a pour-over or french press and the shop often has various cakes available by-the-slice. In the warmer months, the shop opens up its small patio to customers.

10335 W 8 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

2. Detroit Sip

7420 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221

This roomy cafe in Bagley offers ample seating and a comfortable, bright space to get some work or studying done. Alongside Detroit-themed espresso and coffee drinks, Detroit Sip keeps customers fed with assorted locally made snacks including cakes, brownies, doughnuts, soup, and chips.

7420 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

3. Town Hall Caffe

19180 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48223

Grandmont-Rosedale’s go-to caffeine hub Town Hall Caffe offers locally-sourced pastries, coffee, espresso, and tea, and also serves a dual role as a community gathering space where people can participate in crafting groups, yoga, and other activities. The shop also recently added a knitting store on the premises.

19180 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48223

4. Oloman Café

10215 Joseph Campau St, Hamtramck, MI 48212

Nestled in the heart of downtown Hamtramck, this understated cafe serves all the coffee and espresso standard bearers as well as a selection of paninis and French-style pastries from Golden Wheat Bakery. In warmer weather, the shop features outdoor seating on a secluded patio out back.

10215 Joseph Campau St
Hamtramck, MI 48212

5. Cafe 1923

2287 Holbrook St, Hamtramck, MI

A neighborhood hive in Hamtramck, Cafe 1923 offers Wi-Fi and reasonably priced cups of joe in a laid back atmosphere. Sandwiches and salads are served daily. Grab a seat on a pew or in the café’s cozy library.

2287 Holbrook St
Hamtramck, MI

6. Stella Good Coffee

3011 W Grand Blvd #110A, Detroit, MI 48202

This narrow spit of a coffee bar is popular among workers in the New Center area looking for an extra jolt in the afternoon or a cup of soup. The shop offers primarily pour overs and espresso drinks with limited seating in the Fisher Building lobby.

3011 W Grand Blvd #110A
Detroit, MI 48202

7. Ochre Bakery

4884 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48208

Astro Coffee’s sibling Ochre Bakery serves up the same outstanding coffee and espresso drinks in the Core City neighborhood, alongside a more extensive food menu that includes freshly baked sourdough bread loaves, sandwiches, and flatbread.

4884 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48208

8. Bikes and Coffee

1521 Putnam St, Detroit, MI 48208

Woodbridge now has its very own coffee house hangout in Bikes and Coffee. As its name implies the shop caters to cyclists in need of repairs and new builds, but there’s also plenty of coffee and espresso. In addition to the drinks, the cafe carries pastries, bagels, and other snacks for fueling up.

1521 Putnam St
Detroit, MI 48208

9. Great Lakes Coffee

3965 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

A café, bar, and restaurant wrapped into one, Great Lakes hits all the notes. Drop in for a matcha latte, a 50-50, or perhaps a glass of natural wine (the bar's specialty).

3965 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

10. New Order Coffee Roasters

3100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

New Order features a bright white, minimalist interior with lots of seating and large windows overlooking Woodward Avenue and Watson street, plus an outdoor patio for warm weather coffee drinking. The shop roasts its beans in small batches and offers a variety of espresso drinks and coffee dressed up with colorful M&Ms or fluffy flavored marshmallows.

3100 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

11. Anthology Coffee

1948 Division St, Detroit, MI 48207
A man in a jean jacket sits at a table reading a book next to a mug of black coffee. Chris Gerard for Anthology Coffee

Anthology Coffee picked up operations and transplanted itself in Eastern Market last spring. The bright, new cafe is bigger than the previous location with its own patio and garage doors for optimum airflow during the summer. In addition to single-origin coffees roasted on site, the shop serves gluten-free pastries and refreshing iced coffee tonic. Drop in on the weekends for waffle brunch pop-ups and coffee tastings.

1948 Division St
Detroit, MI 48207

12. Cairo Coffee

2712 Riopelle St, Detroit, MI 48207

Hidden in a corner of Eastern Market's Savvy Chic shop, Cairo Coffee owner Monica Isaac brews beans from a rotating selection of respected roasters. Drop in and grab a pour over or an espresso drink. The shop also offers baked goods from Sister Pie.

2712 Riopelle St
Detroit, MI 48207

13. Germack Coffee Roasting Company

2517 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

Germack is known for two things: pistachios and coffee. The Eastern Market roastery offers a wide selection of wholesale beans as well as smaller packaged coffees for home brewing needs. The shop also houses a popular cafe ready to fix up a latte or hot tea.

2517 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207

14. The Commons

7900 Mack Ave, Detroit, MI 48214

This east side cafe was designed as a community space with plenty of room for coffee and community collaboration. The Commons even features a laundromat for the neighborhood. In addition to the beverages, the shop serves a selection of local baked goods including hand pies.

7900 Mack Ave
Detroit, MI 48214

15. The Red Hook Detroit

8025 Agnes St., Detroit, MI 48214

With locations in Ferndale and Detroit, Red Hook has gained a wide following. The shops use beans from Stumptown Coffee and Parlor Coffee and both brew a very tasty chai. What really sets Red Hook apart from the pack, though, is the wide selection of housemade baked goods — both sweet and savory. Seating at the West Village location is somewhat limited, but that only adds the intimate neighborhood cafe vibe.

8025 Agnes St.
Detroit, MI 48214

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16. Ashe Supply Co. Café & Roasterie

1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
Customers in jackets and sweaters gather around a curved bar sitting at stools.
Ashe Supply Co.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

Downtown Detroit cafe Ashe Supply Co. offers plenty of comfortable seating and snacks sourced from Detroit Institute of Bagels and Sister Pie. Don’t miss the honey-based cafe con miel.

1555 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226

17. Populace Coffee at the Siren Hotel

1509 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
The small coffee bar at Populace is mint green with fan-like tan pendant lights and a vase of red flowers. Christian Harder/The Siren Hotel [Official]

The beans from this Bay City-based roastery and cafe have long had a presence in Detroit cafes, but Populace is now brewing at its very own coffee bar in the lobby of the Siren Hotel surrounded by comfy, vintage seats and couches. The bright green counter serves up drip coffee and espresso drinks as well as a handful of cookies and pastries.

1509 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226

18. Madcap Coffee

1413 Farmer St, Detroit, MI 48226

The coffee experts from Grand Rapids-based roaster Madcap Coffee moved into in the Shinola Hotel complex last spring. The primarily standing room cafe serves the typical coffee and espresso drinks as well as some rotating drink specials that mix coffee with unconventional ingredients like cola and bitters. Don’t miss Madcap’s silky smooth nitro cold brew.

1413 Farmer St
Detroit, MI 48226

19. Urban Bean Co.

200 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

This two-story corner café in Capitol Park distinguishes itself with the upstairs turntable that regularly spins electronic music and its relaxed atmosphere. Alongside drinks, the coffee bar offers snacks like fruit and Dutch Girl doughnuts.

200 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

20. Dessert Oasis Coffee

1214 Griswold St, Detroit, MI 48226

Rochester-based roaster Dessert Oasis continues to pour great coffee and espresso drinks at its sprawling, industrial cafe in downtown's Capitol Park area. Find third wave coffee standard-bearers here like pour overs as well as freshly baked cakes and cheesecakes. Visit on a weekday and find a mixture of students and working professionals filling the booths and tables.

1214 Griswold St
Detroit, MI 48226

21. Lucky Detroit

F2, 2000 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

Tucked on the second story of Detroit Barbers is Corktown’s newest coffee bar. Lucky Detroit features views of Michigan Avenue and brews using Populace Coffee beans. The interior has a saloon feel with a mirrored back bar, antique metal light fixtures, and a mounted moose head on the wall. Windows let in lots of light and customers have their choice of seating from long communal tables to leather couches to bar stools.

F2, 2000 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

22. Astro Coffee

2124 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

A beloved spot on Michigan Avenue, Astro Coffee offers more than a caffeine buzz. The shop's selection of sandwiches (the egg sandwich is legendary) and other baked goods are some of the best in the city. Astro recently began roasting its own beans, offering even more complexity to the cafe’s offerings.

2124 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

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