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9 Best Coffee Shops in Downtown Phoenix

By Bella

If you’ve ever been to Phoenix, you know we have an amazing coffee scene. With dozens of local coffee shops around downtown, there’s always a new place to get your caffeine fix.

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When living at Moontower, you’re just steps away from Roosevelt Row and many unique coffee shops. Whether you’re looking for a spot to get some work done or a coffee to go, downtown Phoenix has a plethora of options.

For this reason, we’ve compiled this list of what we consider to be the nine best coffee shops in downtown Phoenix.

Best Coffee Shops in Downtown Phoenix

1. Songbird Coffee + Tea House

Distance from Moontower: 1 min walk

Address: 812 N 3rd St Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Instagram: @songbirdcoffeehouse

With an emphasis on supporting local, Songbird prides itself on creating a home-away-from-home experience in their shop. With Arizona-sourced grounds, they offer delicious coffee, espresso and tea drinks. You can also try a house-made pastry or breakfast sandwich!

Songbird Coffee Phoenix

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2. Kähvi Coffee + Cafe

Distance from Moontower: 3 min walk

Address: 214 E Roosevelt St #2, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Instagram: @drinkkahvi

Kähvi offers premium coffee inspired by Tulum, Mexico and Scandinavian coffee shops. Not only do they offer a variety of coffee and tea drinks, they also have a breakfast menu and an assortment of beer, wine and cocktails.

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3. First Place Coffee at The Churchill

Distance from Moontower: 4 min walk

Address: 901 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Instagram: @firstplacecoffee

First Place Coffee is downtown Phoenix’s beloved specialty coffee truck, serving a variety of delicious coffee and tea beverages. You can find them on Monday mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Churchill. 

First Place Coffee downtown Phoenix

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4. Futuro

Distance from Moontower: 5 min walk

Address: 909 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Instagram: @futurocoffee

Sharing their space with hair salon Palabra, Futuro is a minimalist coffee shop that markets itself as a center for social interactions. Honoring their Mexican heritage, their menu serves delicious coffee beverages, including their signature Cajeta. 

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5. Xanadu Coffee Co.

Distance from Moontower: 8 min walk

Address: 625 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Known for their coffee roasting, Xanadu finally opened a shop on 7th Street in 2020. Not only do they serve made-to-order coffee beverages, but you can also explore their wholesale products, including coffee grinders, other coffee or tea making equipment, and barista training. 

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6. Fair Trade Cafe

Distance from Moontower: 9 min walk

Address: 1020 S 1st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Instagram: @fairtradecafeaz

Fair Trade Cafe offers a cozy interior to sip on their organic, fair-trade coffee or enjoy an artisan sandwich made in-house. They also feature a local rotating art gallery and other community events in-shop.

Fair Trade Cafe

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7. Lola Coffee

Distance from Moontower: 11 min walk

Address: 1001 N 3rd Ave #6, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Instagram: @lolacoffeebar

With beginnings dating back to 1992, Lola Coffee offers carefully-crafted coffee drinks, baked goods, and a full breakfast menu. Lola’s downtown location has been proudly serving the community for over 10 years.

Lola Coffee

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8. Giant Coffee

Distance from Moontower: 15 min walk

Address: 1437 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Instagram: @giantcoffeeaz

With an emphasis on keeping things simple, Giant Coffee offers all-natural ingredients, featuring only chocolate and vanilla syrup, served in a drip, pour-over or espresso-based drink. You can enjoy your coffee with a house-made pastry or a breakfast burrito from Matt’s Big Breakfast.

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9. Valley Coffee Company

Distance from Moontower: 12 min walk

Address: 100 W Portland St Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Instagram: @vcoffeeco

Valley Coffee focuses their shop on the local Phoenix community, offering Arizona-based coffee, beer, and wine on tap, as well as a variety of small bites. They support the local art community featuring an art wall full of ArtLink Phoenix-curated masterpieces. Plus, you can’t miss their paint nights, hosted on Fridays and Saturdays.

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We hope that this guide helps you get started exploring some of the best coffee shops around downtown Phoenix. If you want a coffee recommendation or have any other questions about downtown Phoenix living, contact the Moontower team, who is always happy to help!


Bella is a regular contributing author for, covering leasing tips and all things downtown Phoenix. Bella has 3 years of experience in multifamily leasing and marketing. Bella is a Gemini, loves to travel, and you can always find her listening to a podcast.

March 08, 2023

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