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Get Your Caffeine Fix at these Coffee Shops in Pittsburgh

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Needing an extra boost of energy or maybe just a cute place to work? We’ve got you covered! These coffee shops in Pittsburgh have got it all and then some. Their cute and cozy atmospheres make them great for your next date night, hanging with the pals, or even a work meeting. Whether you’re in the mood for a specialty latte or a coffee classic, these coffee shops are perfect for fixing that caffeine craving!

A bar, coffee shop and brunch place all in one! Orbis Caffe is a favorite amongst South Hills residents. Fixated on Washington Road, the atmosphere is perfect for a Sunday morning brunch with your friends or a few hours of work on a weekday! They have everything from coffee, to tea, to fantastic food and even booze. If you find yourself in the area, definitely stop by! Check out our YouTube video to see our awesome experience at Orbis!

⏰ Monday–Tuesday |  7:00am–6:00pm
⏰ Wednesday–Saturday | 7:00am–9:00pm
⏰ Sunday | 8:00am–4:00pm
⏰ Sunday Brunch | 10:00am–1:00pm

📍675 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228

📷 Adda Coffee & Tea House

“Āddā is the Bengali word for bringing people together to engage in the fine art of conversation” and that’s exactly what Adda Coffee & Tea House is all about! They source the highest quality coffee beans from around the world to ensure you have the tastiest brew while mingling. Plus, they have local partnerships with some of the area’s top-rated bakeries and restaurants to serve delicious food alongside your caffeine fix. Our personal favorite is the appropriately named ‘Shadyside Sunrise’ – the perfect boost of energy for even the worst of mornings!

⏰ Hours vary by location

📍Multiple Locations

📷 Commonplace Coffee

With a staff comprised of caring people and coffee enthusiasts, Commonplace Coffee is committed to providing a space for growth and optimistic experiences. Over the years, they have established an environment where baristas can serve you coffee and also tell you about a cool event happening later that week. 

The best part is, if you can’t make it to the coffee shop that day, Commonplace Coffee offers wholesale coffee, equipment, and more! So you can make your favorites right at home.

⏰ Hours vary by location

📍Multiple Locations

📷 Gasoline Street Coffee

Decorated with vintage automobile memorabilia, Gasoline Street Coffee serves up all of the fuel you’ll need to get through the day. This unique coffee shop serves up traditional coffee shop drinks including lattes, espressos, and cappuccinos! In addition to the classics, Gasoline Street Company also offers “alternative fuel” including tea and smoothies. Plus, you can pair these awesome drinks with any one of their breakfast sammies and pastries!

⏰ Monday–Friday | 7:00am–1:00pm
⏰ Saturday | 9:00am–3:00pm

📍643 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

📷 La Prima Espresso Co.

What started as a quaint coffee shop in the Strip in 1988, has blossomed into one of the Burgh’s premier destinations for a cup of brew. Walking through the doors of any of La Prima Espresso Co.’s locations is like visiting Italy. Their hospitality and dedication to roasting high-quality coffee beans make for a true experience! With over 20 varieties of coffee beans and plenty of drinks to choose from, La Prima Espresso Co. is truly one of the best coffee shops in Pittsburgh. 

⏰ Hours vary by location

📍Multiple Locations

📷 KLVN Coffee Lab

Of all the coffee shops in Pittsburgh, KLVN Coffee Lab might just be one of the coolest. With a modern interior, chic decor, and coffee roasted to highlight its sweetness, KLVN is a great place to secure that caffeine fix. They serve all of your fav traditional drinks including Americanos, Mochas, and lattes. The best part? KLVN has the cutest merch and even sells at-home brewing equipment and knick-knacks

⏰ Monday | 7:00am–3:00pm
⏰ Tuesday–Friday | 7:00am–5:00pm
⏰ Saturday | 8:00am–5:00pm
⏰ Sunday | 8:00am–3:00pm

📍6600 Hamilton Ave Fl 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

📷 Allegheny Coffee & Tea Exchange
Located in the heart of the Strip District, Allegheny Coffee & Tea Exchange serves up the perfect brews. With over 50 years of experience, this place is definitely a must-try location for coffee enthusiasts. With beans imported from numerous countries including Brazil, Colombia, and Costa Rica, each sip of coffee is basically like a trip around the world! 
Be sure to check out their coffee bar and personalize your entire coffee and tea drinking experience.

⏰  Monday–Sunday | 9:00am–4:00pm

📍2005 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

📷 Coffee Tree Roasters

With a mission of serving the ” freshest and finest single farm-sourced coffees from around the world in a space where lifelong relationships are forged” Coffee Tree Roasters is a staple in the Pittsburgh coffee scene. From frozaccinos to cortado, the roasters have it all! They even serve popular tea choices as well as Oram’s donuts and other goodies! Pro tip: Try the Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate…it tastes as good as it sounds. 

⏰ Hours vary by location

📍Multiple Locations

📷 Constellation Coffee

Fill up with a cup of joe from Constellation Coffee! This espresso bar serves a delicious assortment of coffee drinks alongside local baked goods. From the Flate White espresso to the Raspberry White Chocolate Mocha, you’ll definitely want to try a different drink each time you visit! If you consider yourself more of a tea person, you’re in luck! Constellation Coffee also features a wide variety of specialty sourced tea leaves including Masala Chai. Of all the coffee shops in Pittsburgh, this place is a true hidden gem worth visiting!

⏰ Sunday, Tuesday–Saturady | 8:00am–2:00pm

📍4059 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

With a passion of wanting to help rescue animals, the owners at The Black Cat Market are giving you the chance to play with adorable cats while drinking coffee! The cats are kept in a room that is entirely separate from the serving area and customers are able to visit and play with them! The best part? Each of the little kitties that you play with is available for adoption via Frankie’s Friends!  Cats, coffee, and supporting the community…what more could you want?! Note: All appointments to the cat room must be booked ahead of time. 

⏰ Saturday–Sunday | 10:00am–4:00pm

⏰ Monday–Friday | 11:00am–6:00pm

📍5135 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

📷 De Fer Coffee & Tea

Embrace your inner hipster at De Fer Coffee & Tea in the Strip District. They’re all about bringing sustainably sourced coffee to yinzers at affordable prices. But De Fer Coffee & Tea isn’t your average coffee joint…they also serve simple foods, cocktails, wine, and craft beer! Seriously, this place is your one-stop-shop for all things beverage-based. Just picture it…a cold brew in one hand and a glass of wine in the other…now that’s a great mid-day pick-me-up!


Many locals call COLOMBINO their favorite coffee shop in the Strip! With remarkably quick service and a dedication to farm-to-table, they place an emphasis on celebrating the beauty of brewing a cup of joe. In fact, they actually import their beans straight from Colombia and roast them daily, ensuring the freshest flavor! From cold brew and hot chocolate to plantains and banana bread, COLOMBINO is an ideal place to enjoy a coffee!

⏰ Sunday | 8:00am–3:00pm
⏰ Monday–Friday | 7:30am–4:00pm
⏰ Saturday | 7:30am–5:00pm

📍2031 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Delanie’s Coffee is a staple in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood. The shop features a great atmosphere highlight by friendly baristas, tasty drinks and awesome decor. In fact, Delanie’s periodically updated their decorations using works of art created by locals. Plus, their open-air storefront is a great place for a quick meeting between coworkers or a study session with your roommate! Whatever the occasion, head over to Delanie’s Coffee for a fantastic experience. 

⏰ Monday-Friday | 7:30am–6:00pm
⏰ Saturday | 8:00am–6:00pm
⏰ Sunday | 8:00am–5:00pm

📍1737 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

📷 Curbside Coffeehouse

Words cannot espresso how much we love Curbside Coffeehouse. This cozy coffee shop serves everything from coffee to smoothies to breakfast! Our personal favorite is the Tomato & Egg Avocado Toast. It pairs perfectly with any coffee that your little heart desires! Plus, word on the street is that Brown sugar shaken espresso on ice with oat milk is…YUM. Pro tip: Follow Curbside on Instagram, we promise you won’t regret it. They are constantly filling up our feed with aesthetically pleasing photos! 

⏰ Monday–Friday | 8:00am–2:00pm

📍405 Freeport Rd, Blawnox, PA 15238

More Coffee Shops in Pittsburgh

☕️ Anchor and Anvil | Coraopolis

☕️ Biddle’s Escape | Regent Square

☕️ Mechanic Coffee Co. | Verona

☕️ Black Forge Coffee | Allentown, McKees Rocks

☕️ Press House Coffee | Sewickley

☕️ Moonbeam Cafe | Oakmont

☕️ 4121 Main | Lawrenceville 

☕️ Caffe D’Amore | Lawrenceville

☕️The Black Canary | Springdale

☕️ Convive Coffee Roastery | McCandless, Lawrenceville & Mars

☕️Arriviste Coffee Bar | Shadyside 

☕️Reginald’s Coffee | Bethel Park

More Things to Do in Pittsburgh

Say goodbye to the Keurig and fuel your day with a cup of coffee from these charming coffee shops in Pittsburgh! They’ve got all of your favorite drinks from lattes to espresso and pastries that melt in your mouth. 

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Britta Moletz

Britta Moletz

Britta is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe to our email, and follow us on social!