Twenty-five. That’s how many coffee shops have opened in the Triad in the last two years. Here’s a rundown of each of the new additions to the city, listed in alphabetical order.

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Note: We didn’t include cafes on this list. Instead, we focused on places whose primary business was selling coffee.

Interested in the Triad’s boba shops? Check them out here!


Awoo Coffee

  • Opened: June 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 236 S. Elm St. Suite F
  • Vibe: Great for dog lovers
  • Fun fact: Lots of good food options
  • Instagram: @awoocoffee

Arrowhead Coffee

  • Opened: August 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 518 N. Spring Street Unit D
  • Vibe: Minimal, clean
  • Fun fact: Started as a coffee cart
  • Instagram: @arrowheadcoffeegso

Bombom Cafe

  • Opened: September 2022
  • Location: Market Street; 4929 W. Market St. 
  • Vibe: Like Panera but different
  • Fun fact: Lots of unique desserts and food
  • Instagram: N/A

Home Grounds

  • Opened: June 2023
  • Location: State Street; 406 State Street
  • Vibe: Small town modern
  • Fun fact: There’s another location in Colfax
  • Instagram: @homegroundsnc

Melrose Coffee + Wine Lounge

  • Opened: October 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 245 E. Friendly Ave. #103
  • Vibe: Jewel-toned big city 
  • Fun fact: Asian-owned, two other locations in Winston-Salem and Kernersville
  • Instagram: @melrosegso

Northern Roots Coffeehouse

  • Opened: May 2022
  • Location: Downtown; 300 S. Elm St. 
  • Vibe: Bright, spacious
  • Fun fact: They have a mossy window seat
  • Instagram: @northernrootscoffeehouse

Thrive Coffee Co

  • Opened: January 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 515 South Elm Street
  • Vibe: Airy, modern
  • Fun fact: Shares space with Sonder Mind and Body
  • Instagram: @thrivecoffeecogso

Vignette Coffee

  • Opened: October 2022
  • Location: 5715-E W. Market Street
  • Vibe: Small but mighty
  • Fun fact: They roast their own coffee
  • Instagram: @vignettecoffeeroasters

The other coffee shops in Greensboro!

  • 33 and Elm: Coffee shop employing vision-impaired employees; est. 2021
  • A Special Blend: Coffee shop off Market Street employing differently abled employees; est. 2018
  • Borough Coffee: Specialty coffee shop based out of Double Oaks Bed and Breakfast; est. 2021. Read more here.
  • Clutch Coffee: Drive-thru coffee shop in midtown; est. 2021
  • Coffeeology: The second coffee shop on Tate Street,; est. 2009
  • Common Grounds: Popular neighborhood coffee shop with two locations (Lindley Park and downtown); est. 2013
  • Dolce Aroma: The oldest coffee shop serving downtown; est. 2006
  • Green Bean: Downtown coffee shop that was embroiled in controversy in 2023; est. 2002. 
  • Green Joe’s: One of only coffee shops not in the downtown area in Greensboro; est. 2015
  • Spring Garden Bakery: Bakery and coffee shop business near UNCG; est. 1980s
  • Tate Street Coffee House: Old-school, grungy coffee shop serving UNCG area; est. 1993
  • Union Coffee: Formerly connected to church, modern coffee shop; est. 2018. 


Bitty & Beau’s Coffee (Dec. 2022)

  • Opened: December 2022
  • Location: Downtown; 411 W 4th St.
  • Vibe: Inclusive, downtown spot
  • Fun fact: Part of a national chain that employs people with disabilities
  • Instagram: @bittyandbeauscoffee

Crimson Hollow Coffee House

  • Opened: November 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 400 W 4th St Suite 130
  • Vibe: Gothic, dark
  • Fun fact: The largest coffee shop in the city based on square footage
  • Instagram: @crimsonhollowcoffeehouse

Dog-Eared Coffee Co.

  • Opened: March 2023
  • Location: Clemmons; 6770 River Center Dr.
  • Vibe: Bookish, inclusive
  • Fun fact: There’s a dedicated play room for kids
  • Instagram: @dogearedcoffeeco

Easytalk Coffee and Cocktails 

  • Opened: August 2023
  • Location: West Salem; 905 S Broad St Suite 105
  • Vibe: Cozy, intimate
  • Fun fact: Turns into a cocktail bar in the evenings
  • Instagram: @easytalkws

La Luz and Co 

  • Opened: January 2022
  • Location: Downtown; 612 Trade St NW
  • Vibe: Bright, airy
  • Fun fact: Everything is vegan; housed in a boutique
  • Instagram: @laluzandcompany

Other Suns Coffee Shop

  • Opened: ?
  • Location: East Winston; 414 N Laura Wall Blvd Suite 104
  • Vibe: Homey, situated in a house
  • Fun fact: Has a cute patio, has vegan options
  • Instagram: N/A

Pink Moon Café (Dec. 2023)

  • Opened: December 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 848 W 5th St.
  • Vibe: Eclectic, chic
  • Fun fact: Located in a historic house
  • Instagram: @lapinkmooncafe

Pour Coffee and Smoothie Bar 

  • Opened: February 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 102 West 3rd St. Suite 102
  • Vibe: New Orleans-inspired hues
  • Fun fact: Varied cake menu
  • Instagram: @pour27101

The Powder Room

  • Opened: October 2022
  • Location: Downtown; 1016 Burke St.
  • Vibe: Colorful, Havana-inspired
  • Fun fact: They have an enclosed patio
  • Instagram: @thepowderroomcafe

Recess Coffee Shop

  • Opened: August 2023
  • Location: Downtown; 101 N Chestnut St Suite 99
  • Vibe: Small, corner shop feel
  • Fun fact: Same owners as Washington Perk
  • Instagram: @recess.coffeebar

The Remedy

  • Opened: February 2023
  • Location: West End; 492 W End Blvd.
  • Vibe: Lush, hotel feel
  • Fun fact: Have a variety of food and wine too
  • Instagram: @theremedyws


  • Opened: August 2022
  • Location: Southwest W-S; 3485 Burke Mill Rd.
  • Vibe: Bright, shotgun-style shop
  • Fun fact: Asian-owned with multiple other locations in NC
  • Instagram: @waterbeancoffee

Other shops:

  • Anchor Coffee: Large, airy coffee shop that roasts its own beans; est. 2021
  • Ardmore Coffee: Popular coffee shop in artsy neighborhood, est. around 2014
  • Be Kind Coffee Co.: Community oriented coffee shop in Clemmons, est. 2020
  • BIGGBY COFFEE: National chain coffee shop; est. 2021
  • ByGood Coffee: Specialty coffee shop that roasts its own beans; est. 2020
  • Camel City Coffee: Small but mindfully decorated shop off Stratford Rd.; est. 2019
  • Camino Bakery: Popular bakery that also serves a wide range of coffee; est. 2011
  • Clutch Coffee Bar: Two locations, one in Winston-Salem and one in Clemmons; national chain drive-thru coffee shop; est. 2020 + 2021
  • Coffee Park Airstream: Longstanding drive-up coffee shop that won best drive-through coffee shop in national contest; est. 2007
  • Coffee Shed: It’s adorable, and it’s a shed; est. 2020
  • DeBeen Espresso: Popular High Point shop that opened in Winston; est. 2020
  • Dough Joe’s Doughnuts and Coffee: Quaint shop in Reynolda Village that serves tasty donuts; est. 2019
  • Drinking Delights: Cart coffee shop that sells smoothies too out of Hanes Mall parking lot; est. 2021
  • Footnote Coffee and Cocktails: An offshoot of Foothills Brewing, located in Bookmarks; est. 2018
  • Given Coffee Co.: Minimalist coffee shop that donates 100 percent of net proceeds; est. 2021
  • Krankies Coffee: Longstanding popular coffee shop that was formerly an artist residence; est. 2003
  • Melrose Coffee and Wine Lounge: Local NC-chain that serves wine, too; est. 2021
  • Moji Coffee + More: Coffee shop employing people who are differently abled; est. 2019
  • Rena Marie’s Coffees & Bubble Tea: Cozy shop that also serves boba; est. 2012
  • Sayso Coffee (2020): Minimalist coffee shop in West Salem; est. 2020
  • Toasted: Funky, unassuming coffee shop; est. 2021
  • Washington Perk and Provisions: Old-school corner-store type coffee shop in downtown; est. 2010


Message Coffee

  • Opened: July 2022
  • Location: 275 N. Elm St.
  • Vibe: Located inside the Stock + Grain Food Hall
  • Fun fact: Christian, Asian-owned shop 
  • Instagram: @messagecoffeehp

Core Coffee Shop

  • Opened: October 2022
  • Location: 4000 Ossi Ct.
  • Vibe: Located Carolina Core Wellness
  • Fun fact: Cozy, neutral tones
  • Instagram: @corecoffeeshop_nc

Demhaj Coffee and Poetry Lounge

  • Opened: June 2022
  • Location: 805 N Main St.
  • Vibe: Cozy, comfortable
  • Fun fact: Hosts spoken poetry nights
  • Instagram: N/A

Queen Coffee Bean

  • Opened: March 2022
  • Location: 1200 Eastchester Dr Suite 202
  • Vibe: Homey space with black walls
  • Fun fact: The owner also roasts the coffee
  • Instagram: @queencoffeebean

Tolbara Coffee and Treats

  • Opened: July 2023
  • Location: 2212 Eastchester Dr.
  • Vibe: Pop, cute aesthetic located in co-working space
  • Fun fact: Started as a coffee cart
  • Instagram: @tolbaracoffee

Other shops in High Point:

  • 83 Custom Coffee: Started as a coffee truck, now located in a building off N. Main Street; est. 2020
  • Carolina Red Café: Straightforward coffee shop with diner aesthetic inspired by owner’s mother; est. around 2021
  • DeBeen Espresso: Longstanding coffee shop that gives Central Perk vibes; est. 2002
  • Foster Hobbs Coffee: Old-school shop that roasts its own coffee; est. 2012
  • Lil’s Coffee Bar: Welcoming coffee stand located in Congdon Yards; est. 2021

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