A Complete Guide to Local Coffee Shops in the Sacramento Area [Interactive Map]
Coffee is a very important element to our daily routines, whether we frequent a local coffee shop or brew our own pot at home. Whichever way you consume your caffeine, you rely on local establishments to fill your cup, in the form of a mug handed to you from a barista, or a bag of beans you purchase for at-home brewing.
Get out there and try a caffeinated creation from one of these incredible shops right here in the neighborhood! Use our interactive map to find the cup nearest you.
Auburn Coffee Company is a quaint shop located in an old house, providing the perfect atmosphere to make you feel right at home. Bask in the sunshine out on their outdoor patio with a delicious drink, like kombucha on tap or a peanut butter mocha, and enjoy surrounding views of the stately Placer County Museum across the street. This is a must-visit while exploring Auburn!
Head to the Roseville neighborhood for an amazing cup of coffee or tea from Bloom Coffee and Tea. It’s also the perfect place to relax, unwind, go to fun events, see beautiful local art on display, and get away from it all. Bloom is focused on creating a wonderful experience for their guests, and they are happy to educate customers about their vast coffee knowledge, including their various roasts, pours and blends. Need a bite to eat to complement your drink of choice? You’re in luck because Bloom also offers tasty breakfast and lunch menus!
Downtown Coffee Bar — 400 P Street #1203, Sacramento, CA 95814
East Sacramento Cafe & Roastery — 4749 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95819
Photo Courtesy of Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters
If you’re the coffee consumer who checks the roast date on your specialty bag of whole beans, Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters is the place for you. They pride themselves on roasting small batches in order to ensure the freshest possible coffee while maintaining intrinsic flavors within the fruit — and yes, coffee is a fruit! These experts serve the downtown Sacramento and East Sacramento areas with their two cafes, which of course serve their carefully crafted product. Stop by to experience coffee done right.
Experience a true Folsom tradition (for over 20 years!) at Coffee Republic. This family-owned business offers fine coffee, a great variety of teas and gourmet sandwiches and breakfast specials. This is a wonderful one-stop-shop for a lazy Saturday morning breakfast or an on-the-go caffeine pick-me-up during the workweek. They offer some of the best coffee in the area, with their light, medium and dark roasts and several espresso-based options.
Photo Courtesy of Common Grounds Coffee
Common Grounds Coffee is a locally owned shop with a spacious and comfortable atmosphere. For 15 years, Common Grounds has served the communities of Davis and Woodland, providing the finest coffee and pastries to locals and visitors alike. Grab a cup of coffee or sweet treat before your shopping trip at Safeway next door, or whatever adventure your day holds!
Photo Courtesy of Cooper’s Coffee House
Another Folsom family-owned favorite is Cooper’s Coffee House. They truly treat each visitor like family, and offer some of the finest coffee and espresso drinks in the area. Satisfy your breakfast needs and your sweet tooth with their delicious breakfast menu and rich dessert bars. You can find just about any flavor of latte you’re craving at Cooper’s, but they don’t mask their espresso with an overpowering blast of flavor; they balance their taste with quality ingredients. They also offer milk alternatives, including soy, coconut and almond milk, which is an amenity you don’t find at every shop!
Depoe Bay Coffee is the perfect pit-stop before a day spent winding your way around Old Town Auburn, a charming historic district with a plethora of shops, restaurants and bars. You will feel right at home in the comfortable interior of this local shop with friendly staff and delicious drinks. If you’re hungry, Depoe Bay Coffee has you covered! They have plenty of breakfast and lunch options, including pastries, bagels, paninis, salads and sandwiches.
Photo Courtesy of HOOT Coffee
HOOT Coffee is a new, artsy shop serving delicious coffee, plus refreshing teas and sodas. The loungey setting of HOOT is entertaining in and of itself, with a spectacular art gallery, games like UNO and Connect Four, and an overall fun, laid-back and urban atmosphere. There is even a kids’ zone in the back to entertain the little ones while you enjoy your cup of coffee and food!
Photo Courtesy of Identity Coffees
The co-founder of the successful Insight Coffee Roasters opened Identity Coffees in 2016, hoping to carve a niche in the growing market of specialty coffee. This Midtown shop has a spacious and stylish interior, providing the perfect setting for getting together with friends, hosting a meeting, studying, or simply relaxing before or after a long day. The minimalist architecture of Insight is quite striking, and several of the wood pieces and custom metal fixtures were handcrafted by employees. Insight roasts in small batches and offers a variety of options on their menu, with an emphasis on simple, traditional coffee drinks.
Southside — 1901 8th Street, Sacramento, California 95811
Pavilions — 566 Pavilions Lane, Sacramento, California 95825
Photos Courtesy of Insight Coffee Roasters
No matter where you’re cruising through the streets of Sacramento, there’s a good chance you’re nearby one of Insight Coffee Roasters’ four locations. And you’ll be thankful, once you stop by! They play an active role in their coffee’s producer-direct sourcing process, ensuring beneficial farming practices and maintaining relationships with coffee farmers all over the world. Insight is passionate about educating their consumers with various classes, covering subjects such as home brewing methods and even home roasting. This is a forward-thinking shop that provides nothing but products of the highest quality. Visit the Insight location nearest you to experience this for yourself!
Photos Courtesy of Morgan’s Mill
Morgan’s Mill is a brand new coffee shop located in downtown Woodland. In addition to exceptional coffee sourced from Entimos in Sacramento, Morgan’s Mill serves alcoholic beverages and creative fare, including waffle dishes, sandwiches and more. In addition to the incredible selection of options on their menu, Morgan’s Mill provides an enchanting atmosphere with an industrial modern feel. The shop operates out of a historic brick building that once housed a train depot, a rice mill, and a bookstore, among other businesses. Stop by this new addition to the adorable downtown Woodland area!
Downtown — 1111 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Midtown — 1500 Q Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Photo Courtesy of Naked Coffee
Don’t let their title lead you astray, because Naked Coffee is a wonderful source for coffee in the Sacramento area. This funky shop offers espresso drinks and baked goods — and an overall fun experience. They host live music, roast wonderful coffee on a weekly basis, and strive to make guests feel at home.
Weatherstone — 812 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Forty Acres — 3434 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95817
Photo Courtesy of Old Soul Co.
Old Soul Co. truly is an old soul, focusing on what matters most and not striving to fit the mold of the status quo. This concept is reflected in their quality products and the way they go about their business. They’ve seen a lot of growth over the years, as they have expanded from a wholesale-only operation into their three locations serving the Sacramento area. Stop by, order a cup and enjoy the inviting environment of their shop, or grab a bag of freshly roasted whole beans from their online shop. Whatever your method of consumption, you’ll be blown away with Old Soul Co.’s standard of excellence in everything they do.
Photos Courtesy of Origin Coffee & Tea
The only thing better than a great coffee shop is a great coffee shop with a mission that expands beyond their walls. Origin Coffee & Tea covers all of the above by actively fighting against sex trafficking. In fact, it is the reason their business exists, and not simply a side project or small element in their business model. Visit their lovely shop in Rocklin, grab a cup of their exceptional coffee, and be a part of their mission. In fact, Origin Coffee & Tea runs on a volunteer basis, and you can be a part of their volunteer team! Or you can donate to their cause directly with a one-time or recurring donation. Join the local community in making an impact that extends well beyond the city limits of Sacramento.
Photo Courtesy of Rescate Coffee
Rescate is the only local coffee roaster in Elk Grove! This specialty shop roasts on-site three times per week, ensuring the freshest beans make it into your coffee cup. With a trendy and inviting interior, plus amazing coffee made in a variety of options for every palette, Rescate Coffee is the perfect destination for a morning or afternoon pick-me-up.
Photo Courtesy of Shady Coffee and Tea
Shady Coffee and Tea is a small family-owned coffee shop that covers the basics — and covers them extremely well. They only support local coffee and pair their drinks with their fresh, homemade pastries. We love their simplicity! Visit the Roseville neighborhood for a delicious cup of coffee and tasty pastry from Shady Coffee and Tea. And don’t miss their open mic events every Friday night!
Shine Sacramento is a welcoming community gathering space nestled in downtown’s historic Mansion Flats neighborhood. This creative hub celebrates local food and drinks, music, art and various events, and they steer clear of pretentiousness and instead offer a friendly and casual atmosphere. This is a happening shop that will make you feel alive — and satisfied with a quality cup of coffee, provided by Temple Coffee Roasters.
Downtown — 1010 9th Street, Sacramento CA 95814
Midtown — 2829 S Street, Sacramento CA 95816
Arden Arcade — 2600 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Suite 101, Sacramento, CA 95864
Davis — 239 G Street, Davis, CA 95616
Photo Courtesy of Temple Coffee Roasters
Temple Coffee Roasters is another shop in the area that is extremely passionate about the coffee-making process — all the way back to its origins. They are involved with the production from the farm to your cup, ensuring only the highest quality and most ethically crafted product. Grab any of their freshly roasted blends online or visit their shop in person to be a part of their amazing coffee culture.
Photo Courtesy of The Mill
The Mill is a quiet, sleek coffee shop in Midtown. In addition to the stunning interior look of the shop, The Mill serves a mean cup of coffee. Sourcing beans from Temple Coffee, pastries from Estelle Bakery & Patisserie, and kombucha from Zeal Kombucha, The Mill is dedicated to serving products from the best purveyors around. The Mill operated as a mobile cafe before opening its brick-and-mortar location in 2014, and we are so thankful to have them on the roster of incredible coffee shops in the Sacramento area!
Totem Coffee is a cheery, adorable shop located in the heart of downtown Placerville. Not only can you order a latte or the caffeinated (and non-caffeinated) beverage of your choice, Totem serves a simple yet delicious food menu, including sweet and savory toast, salads, small plates, and more. This local shop is dedicated to ethically sourcing the finest coffees from the world’s top growers, which translates to the high-quality cup of coffee you are served by their friendly baristas.
Photo Courtesy of Tupelo Coffee
Remember the eclectic Naked Coffee that we talked about? They also own Tupelo Coffee & Roasting, a staple for Sacramento State students over the years. It is located in East Sacramento, a stone’s throw away from the university, becoming a hub for study groups, book clubs and family get-togethers. But this space isn’t just for college-aged individuals, as the inviting atmosphere welcomes those from any walk of life. And their superb offerings keep them coming back again and again.
Photo Courtesy of Zia’s
Among many food and drink items, quality coffee is something Italians specialize in. Visit Zia’s at the El Dorado Hills Town Center for some gelato or a cup of fresh coffee served in authentic Italian glassware. Zia’s sources only the finest fresh-roasted espresso beans from the award-winning Mauro Cipolla’s Caffe` D’Arte in Seattle. Whether you’re ordering an espresso drink, gelato, dessert, a snack, a panini or salad — you’ll be treated like family at Zia’s in El Dorado Hills.
Where do you caffeinate in the Sacramento area?
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