25 Fantastic Local Coffee Shops: Greenville, SC

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Looking for a great coffee shop in Greenville, SC? If you’re craving the perfect cup of coffee, espresso, or your favorite coffee-based beverage, this list of local coffee shops near Greenville, SC should have just what you need. Most places on this list offer drip or pour-over coffee, unique specialty lattes, or a fabulous view and relaxing atmosphere to hang out. Each of these Greenville coffee shops is locally owned and unique. No chains here!

We’re pretty sure the best coffee in Greenville, SC is on this list.

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Favorite Local Coffee Shops Near Greenville SC

Bridge City Coffee

1520 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville | 864373.9150
164D South Main Street, Travelers Rest
200 West Washington Street, Greenville

Bridge City Coffee offers three cafe locations in Greenville, SC. Two in Greenville, one in Travelers Rest. Whichever you choose to visit, you will find friendly baristas and excellent in-house roasted coffee.

  • in-house roasted beans
  • drive-thru
  • outdoor seating available
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Clutch Coffee Bar

3009 Wade Hampton Blvd, Taylors

Clutch offers a wide range of specialty coffees, energy drinks, refreshers, iced teas, and even smoothies and shakes.

  • Drive thru only with outdoor patio
  • Many of the fruit based drinks are made with 100% juice
  • Healthy snacks and kid-size smoothies and shakes

Shasta Coffee (Formerly Crave Coffee)

1099 East Butler Road, Greenville | 864.509.6934

Along with a great cup of coffee, Crave Coffee in Greenville, SC offers infused tea, delicious sweets from their bakery, and tons of specialty and regular flavored syrups for their drinks.

  • outdoor seating
  • serves Shasta Coffee roasted beans
  • sells infused teas and macha in addition to coffee

Cohesive Coffee

301 Airport Road Unit I, Greenville 

Grab a cup of coffee in Greenville, SC from Cohesive Coffee, and enjoy their literal works of art in your cup. The cafe’s atmosphere is inviting and vibrant, so it is perfect for grabbing and cup and hanging out. 

  • locally sourced pastries, sauces, Kombucha, and coffee beans
  • located at Junction at Downtown Airport
  • artistic coffee creations with Latte art

Coyote Coffee Cafe

3527 SC-153, Greenville | 864.509.0334
1035a South Pendleton Street, Easley | 864.850.1287
117 West Main Street, Pickens | 864.507.3378

With three locations in the Upstate, this locally owned coffee cafe, Coyote Coffee, offers some of the best coffee in Greenville. Their Greenville location is in Powdersville but is worth the drive for espresso, hot coffee drinks, and delicious specialty combo drinks. 

  • over a dozen specialty coffee drinks in hot, cold, and frozen
  • non-coffee and kid-friendly drinks
  • breakfast bagels, croissants, and muffins are available

Due South Coffee Roasters

1320 Hampton Avenue, Greenville | 864.283.6680

If you haven’t made your way to Hampton Station in Greenville, SC, then you are missing out on one of Greenville’s favorite coffee shops. The laid-back atmosphere, in-house roasted beans, and friendly Baristas make Due South Coffee Roasters one of the best coffee roasters in Greenville.

  • in-house roasted beans
  • location near restaurants and activities
  • sale pastries and other small food items
  • outdoor seating

Exchange Co. Coffee Bar & Bake Shop

110 South Main Street, Simpsonville | 864.757.1670

Exchange Co. Coffee Bar is the perfect place to have a date, meet with friends, or enjoy a simple cup of some of the best coffee in town. In addition to coffee, they sell delicious crepes, salads, biscuits, and more that keep patrons returning.

  • curb-side pickup
  • serves Bridge City roasted beans
  • offers house made syrups and milk alternatives
  • non- coffee items and smoothies are available

Steam Coffee & Cream

113 A East Main Street, Fountain Inn | 864.409.2364

You can grab a delicious cup of coffee with breakfast or lunch at Steam Coffee and Cream. The coffee shop is perfect for gatherings and is kid-friendly due to its selection of non-coffee based drinks, ice cream, and treats.

  • a kid-friendly coffee shop
  • serves a variety of breakfast and lunch items
  • offers both cafe blend drip coffee and pour-over coffee
  • Kidding Around Visited: Learn More About Steam Coffee & Cream

Junto Coffee

232 Mill Street, Taylors | 864.202.4979

Junto Coffee is an excellent coffee shop choice if you’re looking for a unique experience. Their cafe is located in a repurposed fabric mill at Taylor’s Mill and has a vibrant atmosphere that is perfect for a day date stop. The baristas are knowledgeable and friendly, providing great coffee and conversation.

  • in-house roasted beans
  • outdoor seating
  • located at the Mill at Taylors Mill
  • close to restaurants and a brewery
  • Kidding Around Reviewed: Learn More About Junto Coffee
Junto Coffee
Junto Coffee in Taylors, SC

Mountain Goat Greenville

120 Shaw Street, Greenville | 864.735.0821

Mountain Goat Greenville slings all that coffee for a wonderful cause! 100% of their profits go to support at-risk youth. They are a family-friendly cafe, bike shop, and bar all wrapped into one.

  • craft coffee supplied by Methodical Coffee
  • large selection of craft beer and wine
  • authentic yeast-based Liege Waffles 

Grateful Brew

501 South Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville | 864.558.0767

Hand-crafted beverages, an espresso bar, and fresh pastries? Yes, please! Grateful Brew is one of Greenville’s favorite coffee shops and is a cozy combination cafe and craft brew taproom in Greenville, SC.

  • espresso bar
  • outdoor seating, and cozy indoor aesthetic
  • dog-friendly cafe 

Chestnut Coffee House and Market

325 Rocky Slope Road #101, Greenville
110 East Curtis Street, Simpsonville

Located beside Legacy Park in Greenville, SC Chestnut Coffee House and Market offer sustainably sourced coffee and clean ingredients. They offer the classics such as espresso shots and drip coffee in addition to more interesting drinks like oat milk-based lattes.

  • great location next to Legacy Park
  • relaxing and beautiful atmosphere
  • has creamy oat milk lattes

Great Local Coffee Shops in Downtown, Greenville

Coffee Underground

1 East Coffee Street, Greenville | 864. 298.0494

Coffee Underground in Downtown Greenville is a staple of the coffee scene and one of Greenville’s most well-known local coffee shops. Along with their great coffee, they regularly host events, live music, and Theatre Underground. 

  • sandwiches, burgers, and other meal items are available
  • social coffee shop in the heart of Downtown Greenville
  • relaxing cafe atmosphere

Methodical Coffee

101 North Main Street, Greenville | 864.735.840
147 Wellborn Street, Greenville | 864.362.1779
207 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville | 864.280.7194

Methodical Coffee has some of the best coffee in Greenville, SC. They sale a large variety of bagged coffee, many of which other cafes utilize. With three locations throughout the Greenville area, its not too far of a drive to grab a cup of coffee and savor it! Their Tres Leche latte is highly rated! Their espresso machine is handbuilt, so you know this coffee shop means business.

Methodical Coffee Greenville, SC

Spill the Beans

531 South Main Street, Greenville | 864.242.6355

One of the most popular coffee shops in Greenville, SC, Spill the Beans offers a gorgeous view of Falls Park as you enjoy great coffee, ice cream, and other specialty drinks.

  • family-friendly coffee shop and ice cream parlor combination
  • excellent view of Falls Park and Liberty Bridge
  • great location to relax or get work done 

Le Petit Croissant

640 South Main Street, Greenville | 864.520.1555

Want to pair your coffee with a fresh croissant or other artisan-bakery item? Then you’ll definitely want to stop by Le Petit Croissant in Greenville, SC.

  • coffee roasted locally by Mozza Roasters
  • offers an “Unlimited Membership” where you can grab unlimited coffee, croissants, or—better yet—both, for a monthly fee (fee is also available annually)
  • serves a variety of breakfast items

MODAL In-House Coffee Shop

813 Augusta Street, Greenville | 864.884.2834

This micro coffee shop is located inside Modal, A Modern Bespoke Hostel located on Augusta Street in Downtown Greenville. They serve craft coffee, beer, and wine in a location that is pleasant to hang around and relax or grab a room if you need lodging.

  • in partnership with JUNTO Coffee
  • offers gluten-free and vegan food options
  • variety of lattes, teas, and traditional coffee available

Great Coffee in the West Village in Greenville, SC

Unlocked Coffee Roasters Flight
Coffee flight at Unlocked Coffee Roasters

Unlocked Coffee Roasters

556 Perry Avenue – Suite b116, Greenville | 864.263.7695

Wanting to try a foodie adventure, but with coffee? Unlocked Coffee Roasters located in the West Village in Greenville, SC offers coffee flights, allowing you to test out multiple flavors at once! In addition to pour-over and cold brew coffee, they offer Aeropress brews using a piston-style brewer, and Tinto-drip coffee.  Check out our Kidding Around review of Unlocked Coffee Roasters.

  • in-house roasted beans
  • outdoor seating
  • coffee flights available

The Village Grind

1258 Pendleton Street, Greenville 

Much more than a coffee shop, the Village Grind located in the arts district in West Village in Greenville, SC is a vibe! A relaxing environment, plants everywhere, and delicious treats to go along with your great coffee make it an excellent choice to grab a coffee. The Village Grind is quickly becoming a local favorite coffee shop in Greenville, SC. 

  • freshly made coffee and homemade syrup options 
  • indoor and patio cafe seating
  • pastries and doughnuts are available 

Great Coffee Shops in Greer, SC

Stomping Grounds Coffee House

208 Trade Street, Greer | 864.801.1555

If you’re searching for a great cup of coffee in Greer, SC, then Stomping Grounds Coffee Shop is the place. Located on Trade Street in Downtown Greer, you can grab some coffee and hang out, or take a stroll under the lights. They offer brewed coffee, pour-over coffee, and french press coffee in addition to lattes, cappuccinos, and other coffee and non- coffee-based drinks.

  • serves Little River Roasters (Spartanburg) roasted beans

Barista Alley

101 Trade Street, Greer
Located in Downtown Greer, you can grab a cup of coffee and head to City Park. Downtown Greer has a ton to see and do!

  • Fun location in an old bank with a historic vault
  • delicious crepes in addition to coffee
  • easy walking distance to Greer City Park, or stroll down Trade Street
  • indoor seating

Scändi Tiny Coffee

301 Simply Less Circle, Greer

This adorable coffee shop is a true gem for coffee in Greenville, SC. Located near Lake Cunningham in the Lake Walk Tiny Home Community, the coffee house itself is a tiny structure! There is cozy seating both inside and outside, and the shop offers traditional coffee drinks, espresso, pour-over coffee, single-origin and filter coffee, and some seasonal specials.

Green Laundry Lounge

10 Moorlyn Lane Suite G, Greer

Yes, you read that right. This coffee shop is located inside a laundromat. But when we tell you this isn’t your normal laundromat, we’re not kidding. You don’t have to do your laundry while you sip your coffee , but you absolutely can if you’d like to. They serve a wide variety of beverages from regular drip coffee to cappuccinos to specialty coffees and even smoothies.

Flying Fox Coffee (in Cartwright Food Hall)

215 Trade Street, Greer

Located in Cartwright Food Hall, Flying Fox Coffee offers coffee, specialty coffee beverages, along with pastries from Bossy Baker. The food hall location is great, with lots of indoor seating options, as well as an outdoor seating area beside the old carriage house.

Flying Fox Coffee

Favorite Local Coffee Shops in Travelers Rest, SC

Tandem Creperie and Coffeehouse

2 South Main Street, Travelers Rest | 864.610.2245

Delicious coffee alongside a plate of savory or sweet crepes? Say no more. Tandem Creperie and Coffeehouse offers sustainably sourced coffee by Counter Culture coffee based out of North Carolina

  • drip coffee available
  • nitro on draft cold brew coffee
  • tea, Kombucha, and handcrafted sodas are available

Leopard Forest Coffeehouse

403 North Poinsett Highway, Travelers Rest | 864.834.5500

Leopard Forest Coffee House, located in Travelers Rest, SC, offers in-house roasted beans and an excellent cup of coffee. This hidden gem is popular with local residents and is a great stop when visiting downtown Travelers Rest. Be sure to pick up some bagged coffee before you leave!

  • in-house roasted beans
  • outdoor seating

Easley Coffee Shops

Old Post 1940

140 East Main Street, Easley

Old Post 1940 is both an organic coffee bar and a wedding venue. It is located in an old post office from the 1940s (hence the name) that has been beautifully renovated!

  • historic location
  • organic coffee and coffee drinks

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