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8 Las Vegas Coffee Shops to Try on National Coffee Day…Get Your Camera Out for #6

The Party Don’t Stop, so Get to Sippin’

Written By: Ryan Leuteritz coffee in vegas

Whether you’re headed to a rooftop DJ set or off to work, coffee is essential in this city. The caffeine scene in Las Vegas has grown immensely in the last decade, sprouting a variety of independent coffee shops. So when you want to enjoy a cup of expertly curated coffee or some delightful bites, there are options for every cup of joe connoisseur  in the city, especially on National Coffee Day, which falls on Sept. 29. Coffee houses have begun to go to extensive lengths to attract and delight sippers, from vibrant décor to innovative menu items to even exploring mobile coffee shops. Each spot on this list emphasizes different facets of coffee culture while maintaining their own individual styles. Drink on!

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Caffeine O’Clock

Café Darak features retro decor complete with antique furniture, old model toys and a Volkswagen bus tent. The menu is vast and diverse, featuring coffees, teas, lattes, milkshakes and even shaved ice. Café Darak, open until 2 a.m., providing guests with a quirky and unique place to start their day or end their night.

Native Knowledge: They also contribute to the Las Vegas art scene, exhibiting local artists’ works and wares for sale in the café.

Café Darak
8665 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89147

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Cause You Are Brew-tiful

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Grouchy John and JJ, co-founders of Grouchy John’s, have found their calling in serving what they call “caffeinated happiness.” These two met in college and formed Grouchy John’s, where they can be found today serving their delicious drinks to customers. They serve hot and cold drinks, as well as wraps, sandwiches and pastries.

Native Knowledge: Grouchy John’s has two locations in Las Vegas, but you can also catch their mobile coffee truck that shows up at events around the city.

Grouchy John’s Coffee Shop
8520 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89123


Illumilatte Brew Society, named after the mysterious Illuminati, maintains a certain mystique in their small tucked-away location. This coffee spot prides themselves on their signature drink, The Illumilatte, a black and white chocolate latte. This shop also curates a secret menu, so do your research before you go!

Native Knowledge: From the secret menu, try The Elvis Frappé, a drink mixed with banana, peanut butter and Nutella.

Illumilatte Brew Society
6825 W Russell Rd, Ste 155
Las Vegas, NV 89118


Pour Decisions

This shop is an environmentally-friendly destination that boasts a health-conscious menu, with an emphasis on girl power. Owner and founder, Deborah Armstrong, spent 32 years in the tech field before she found her passion serving and producing a healthy coffee option in Las Vegas.

Native Knowledge: Pour also sells organic coffee beans that are produced by all-female farmers.

Pour Coffeehouse
6811 S Eastern Ave Ste D
Las Vegas, NV 89119

coffee in vegas

Good Morning, Sunshine

Sunrise Coffee House focuses on providing organic, fair-trade coffee from single origin farms. Drinks, like their Orange Mocha, are made from fresh coffee beans that are shipped to Sunrise just one day after roasting. They also provide a variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes from burritos to croissants.

Sunrise Coffee House
3130 E Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89120


Latte, Olé!

Sambalatte commits themselves to the ultimate coffee experience. They french-press coffee beans from small and sustainable farmers in Brazil and around the globe to produce their tasty drinks. Not to mention, their latte art is unmatched—they’ve even created a Rainbow Latte that we promise will get you tons of likes on your feed.

Native Knowledge: Sambalatte offers a Coffee Club, in which subscribers are sent a different selection of unique coffee beans each month.

750 S Rampart Blvd, Ste 9
Las Vegas, NV 89145


Love You A Latte

TIABI is an acronym for To Inspire And Be Inspired, an ode to the company’s mission to bring the community of Las Vegas together. This caring coffee house features decadent drinks, like their Snickers iced coffee, and fun food options such as their Vegan Wafflewich.

Native Knowledge: Their signature drink is Tiffs Waffle Macchiato, which is a cinnamon vanilla macchiato topped with a churro waffle. Dip the waffle into the foam for added delectability.

3961 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Espresso Yourself

This destination is a canteen-style coffee house located in the Fremont East District of Downtown. They put an emphasis on brunch, serving mimosas, egg dishes and, of course, avocado toast. All of the food they serve is farm-to-table, making PublicUs a great stop for a yummy and responsible meal.

Native Knowledge: The indoor décor is amazing, with tons of plant life throughout. PublicUs is hailed for its cool and calm environment in an otherwise hot and frenzied city.

1126 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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