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Top 8 Coffee Shops in South Tampa

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South Tampa is a happening city with so much to see and do. Luckily, there are plenty of great coffee shops to keep up with our caffeine needs! From places to geek out at to get work done, to grabbing a quick brew on the go, the top coffee shops in South Tampa are providing amazing brews, pastries and good vibes. 

Whether you’re looking for an inventive drink or a cozy neighborhood shop, these are the best coffee shops in South Tampa.

Spaddy's Coffee Co.

Proving that not all coffee shops need a hipster vibe, Spaddy’s Coffee Co is a friendly spot with great coffee! The atmosphere is welcoming and the perfect place to catch up with a friend over a delicious iced or hot coffee. The smoothies are so good too, if you’re in the mood for something fruity and refreshing. Their New Blue signature drink tastes just like a blueberry pancake in a cup, definitely give it a go to try something different and delicious!

7AM-2PM Daily

📍 6102 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611

The Blind Tiger Cafe

The Blind Tiger Cafe is more than your average coffee shop with a cool, speakeasy atmosphere, remarkable coffee options, and a delicious food menu. We love lounging around this coffee shop for a relaxing vibe. Feeling hungry? Blind Tiger has great food options like the açaí bowls, breakfast tacos, and sandwiches!

Monday-Thursday 7AM-5PM | Friday 7AM-7PM | Saturday 8AM-7PM | Sunday 8AM-6PM

📍934 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Buddy Brew

Their roasts are all over the city, and so are their shops. Buddy Brew is a Tampa staple that is super chic and serves up delicious brews. Each of their coffee shops have such a different aesthetic and we personally love them all. Buddy Brew sells coffee beans for you to brew at home or give as a gift to your coffee-loving friend. They also have coffee in a can, which is perfect for those on-the-go moments. You must try their avocado toast with the lime and chili flakes…so good!

Kennedy Location: Monday-Friday 6:30AM-6PM | Saturday-Sunday 8AM-6PM

Hyde Park Village Location: Monday-Wednesday 6:30AM-8PM | Thursday-Friday 6:30AM-9PM | Saturday 8AM-9PM | Sunday 8AM-7PM

Oxford Exchange Location: Monday-Friday 7:30AM-5:30PM | Saturday-Sunday 9AM-5:30PM

📍 Kennedy: 2020 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

📍 Hyde Park Village: 1605 W Snow Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

📍 Oxford Exchange: 420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606 

DI Coffee Bar

DI Coffee Bar on Davis Islands has so much character and fabulous coffee. The atmosphere is super cozy and chic with indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor bar is an ideal spot to enjoy a cup of coffee, glass of wine, or iced cold beer while getting to know their friendly baristas! They serve high quality small-batches by Panther Coffee from Miami that many locals know and love! The espresso is absolutely stellar!

Monday-Friday 6:30AM-9PM | Saturday 7:30AM–9PM | Sunday 7:30AM–6PM

📍 214 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

TeBella Tea Company

Hey tea lovers, this one’s for you! TeBella Tea Company on Davis Islands and Oxford Exchange, along with other locations in the Bay area, is a charming tea shop and thriving wholesale business. The tea menu is riddled with unique options of loose leaf teas ranging from herbal, standard and seasonal blends. Plus, you can even create-your-own tea blend! The baristas are very knowledgeable and helpful to ensure you love what you order!

Davis Island: Monday-Saturday 10AM-7PM |  Sunday 12-6PM

Oxford Exchange: Monday-Friday 7:30AM-5:30PM |  Saturday-Sunday 9AM-5:30PM

📍 227 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

📍 Oxford Exchange: 420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

Jet City Espresso

Jet City certainly knows how to refuel your energy with their incredible espresso drinks, sweet desserts and delicious pastries! Making their way as a staple in South Tampa, Jet City Espresso is adorable with a cozy house-vibe. They have gluten-free and vegan pastry options that are so good, we bet no crumbs will be left on your plate! They have a cute porch to enjoy your coffee and sweets, too!

Monday-Friday 8AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 9AM-2PM

📍 318 S Edison Ave, Tampa, FL 33606


A colorful and very whimsical atmosphere, Dough is known for their amazing donuts and pastries. A visit to dough is the perfect way to end a delicious meal at Datz right next door or just dessert by itself. Along with serving great sweets, Dough is also known for its fresh coffee and espresso served daily. With a fun and exciting atmosphere, Dough makes for a cool place to meet up with friends to fulfill your sweet tooth cravings!

Monday-Thursday 8AM-10PM | Friday-Saturday 8AM-11PM | Sunday 8AM-9PM

📍 2602 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

The Lab

If you’re looking for a place to grab some coffee and breakfast in an edgy coffee shop, look no further than The Lab. They are incredibly knowledgeable here, and you’ll understand as soon as you sip their smooth and freshly roasted coffee. The coffee experts at The Lab love to talk coffee with you. You’ll be sure to walk away with a new favorite cold brew and some coffee knowledge. The Lab is a sleek coffee shop with rotating espressos and great pastries. It’s a very suitable spot for work and studying!

Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM | Saturday-Sunday 8AM-2PM

📍 1703 W State St, Tampa, FL 33606

South Tampa Coffee Shops

South Tampa is a vibrant city and the coffee shop scene is no different. With this guide, you’ll know the best coffee shops to plan a coffee date for. The coffee shops in South Tampa are perfect for catching up with friends or for when you want to take your work out of the office!

We’d love to share a cold brew cheers with you! Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Facebook at @stufftodointampabay when you visit one of these coffee shops!

Haley Haman

Haley Haman

Haley 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.

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