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Best Houston Coffee Shops

Anyone who knows me really well, knows that I drink a lot of coffee. So it seems fitting to compile a list of my favorite coffee shops around Houston. This list was surprisingly hard to make. There are so many great places to get a cup of coffee in this city, that limiting it to 10 meant leaving out some of those great places. Why 10? Well, a Top 10 list seems pretty standard, and I've already started a trend with the Houston Essential Restaurants 2016 post!

To be a great coffee shop is pretty simple. Good music, WiFi, comfy chairs are a plus, but overall good coffee! Oh and one more thing, it has to be a Houston original.

Paper Co Coffee
Paper Co Coffee



Paper Co Coffee
1100 Elder Street

Look for the blue door. Paper Co Coffee is located just across Buffalo Bayou from downtown. There is an art gallery off to the side that is always great to walk through.







Mod Coffeehouse
Mod Coffeehouse

Mod Coffee (Galveston, TX)
2126 Post Office St, Galveston, TX, 77550

I've always enjoyed heading to The Strand down in Galveston, but lately I've enjoyed exploring the streets in the surrounding area. Mod is located just a few streets away from the hustle and bustle of The Strand.








Boomtown Coffee
Boomtown Coffee


Boomtown Coffee

242 W 19th Street


If you're in The Heights area, Boomtown Coffee is a must for your daily fix. Grab a cup to-go and head across the street to get your vinyl fix at Vinyl Edge Records.





Catalina Coffee
Catalina Coffee



Catalina Coffee
2201 Washington Ave

This is a great place to stop in when things get busy on the Washington Corridor! You'll find a quiet table and a great cup of coffee!





Southside Espresso
Southside Espresso




Southside Espresso
904 Westheimer Road, Suite C

I love Southside's outdoor courtyard area. They have a great coffee and tap selection too!





Tout Suite
Tout Suite

Toot Suite
2001 Commerce Street

I was first introduced to Tout Suite by my wife, who loved their macaroons at first sight! I've since gotten to know them for their coffee and delicious eats! They have two locations, Downtown and Memorial City.




Agora
Agora



Agora
1712 Westheimer Road

After my beloved Diedrich Coffee closed, I ventured further down Westheimer to find this Greek inspired coffeehouse. When I walked in it was full of writers and readers and thinkers enjoying cheeses and coffee and the occasional glass of wine or bottle of beer.




DeNovo Coffee 
DeNovo Coffee
DeNovo Coffee
4800 Louetta Road, Spring, TX
520 W Main Street, Tomball, TX 

This North Houston drive thru coffee shop is perfect for the coffee lover on the go. There is one location in Spring and another in Tomball.


Siphon Coffee
Siphon Coffee




Siphon Coffee
701 West Alabama



I love this place for the modern atmosphere, amazing coffee, and good eats! When the weather is nice, they have a great side patio.




Jane and John Dough
Jane and John Dough



Jane and John Dough (Tomball, TX)
208 N Elm Street, Tomball, TX

This little bakery in Tomball is putting out delicious pastries and amazing coffee. It has quickly become one of my go-to Saturday morning breakfast spots!

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