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Our Top 7 Coffee Shops in St. Pete You Need to Visit

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St. Pete is known for their dedication to supporting local fare, and that starts with supporting local coffee instead of large corporations. The coffee shops in St. Pete give attention not only to creating the best coffee or tea concoctions but also to creating the best aesthetic for you and your friends to hang out in! 

Don’t know which spot to check out first? Check out our master guide for St. Pete coffee shops below and take your pick.

In need of a unique coffee experience? Paradeco Coffee Roasters is the place to go! Although one of the newer shops in town, it quickly has become one of our favorites. This is the perfect spot for anyone looking to kick back for a morning coffee date, meeting up with friends, even to bring your work with you to stay productive! Whether you plan to stick around for a while or stop by for a quick caffeine fix, Paradeco is your go-to.

Here you won’t just find coffee! Be sure to check out their menu for coffee, tea, smoothies, local treats, and best of all – good vibes to start your day!

Sunday – Saturday | 8AM–6PM

📍 111 2nd Ave NE Suite 101, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Bandit Coffee is one of the most popular and well-known coffee shops in St. Pete, with its gorgeous interior design and creative lattes. You may have seen their unique Bouquet Latte on Instagram, which has edible dried flower petals scattered on the latte foam. 

Check out their latest menu to see what new concoctions they release. This is a great space to stop by for your daily coffee or to stick around with some friends, they even serve beer and wine if you’re looking to unwind.

Sunday – Saturday | 8AM–6PM

📍 2662 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails may be one of the most hipster and beautiful shops in St. Petersburg.  With a clean white decor aesthetic, they accent it with unique colored furniture and indoor house plants. 

A coffee shop during the day, and doubling as a chic cocktail bar at night.

We recommend sitting at their bar areas and chatting with the baristas!  They are extremely knowledgeable about their coffee and machinery, so if you’re into coffee this is a great place to learn the latest information.

Monday | 8AM-3PM
Tuesday – Thursday | 8AM-12AM
Friday – Saturday | 8AM-2AM
Sunday | 8AM-12AM

📍 1111 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

When looking at coffee shops in St. Petersberg, you have to give credit to the famous Kahwa Coffee, the largest independent coffee roaster in the state of Florida. 

With 14 locations you can try out Kahwa Coffee anywhere, but the St. Pete location is definitely a great place to check out! With bright lighting and coffee bean murals, this is such a chill place to study or get some work done. 

We recommend ordering a cappuccino in a mug and one of their amazing muffin treats.

Monday – Saturday | 7AM-7PM
Sunday | 8AM-6PM

📍 204 2nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Flatbread & Butter is the bustling Pinterest coffee shop of your dreams.  With white and gold features, toned down by house plants, and wooden accents, this is a perfect spot if you’re looking to take some pictures for social media. 

Not only known for coffee, Flatbread & Butter well known for their delicious food and amazing flatbreads. Check out their Prosciutto Di Parma flatbread, featuring yummy San Marzano tomatoes, prosciutto, and balsamic glaze.

Monday | 8AM-4PM
Tuesday – Saturday | 8AM-9PM

📍 497 7th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Black Crow Coffee is an amazing coffee shop in St. Pete, but the coolest concept about Black Crow is their dedication to generating zero waste. 

This shop actually diverts 90% of its waste away from landfills, making them officially zero waste as per environmental guidelines. 

We recommend grabbing one of their signature Cafe Dolce menu items including a flavorful Banana Mocha!  If you’re vegan, they’ve got you covered as well, from vegan empanadas to vegan cream cheese for bagels!

Monday-Sunday | 7AM–5PM, 

📍 722 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Blush Tea and Coffee is a local shop that gives high attention to detail with their drinks. With a collection of over 90 teas and locally roasted coffees, they’ve curated amazing flavors if you are looking to try out something new! 

They display all their teas on the coffee bar’s back wall, so if one catches your eye, the barista will let you test the scent of the tea!

Not to your liking? Their knowledgeable staff will help you pick out exactly what you are craving. 

We recommend ordering a refreshing tea to counteract the Florida weather – like a matcha lemonade or an iced lavender honey tea! 

Quick tip: check out their menu for seasonal offerings, like the Strawberry Jam Latte during Valentine’s Day season.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday – Friday | 7AM–5PM
Saturday | 8AM–5PM
Sunday | 8AM-3PM

📍 2382 Dr. MLK Jr. St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Which coffee shop in St. Pete are you heading to next? Let us know by tagging @stufftodointampabay on Instagram and Facebook.

Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.