The Most Instagramable Coffee Shops In The US


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When it comes to the coffee shops we like to visit, sometimes just getting a cold brew isn't enough. It's also all about the ambiance and the aesthetic, and when there's a creative space with interesting design details and a lot of personality, it's hard not to take out your phone and put it on the 'gram. If you're looking for memorable places to grab your next latte in, ahead are the most Instagramable coffee shops in the country.

Passion House Cafe In Chicago

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Passion House Coffee via Instagram

Full of hot drinks and pastries, this small cafe in Logan Square has a big farmhouse table where you can either work or people watch (and it's great for eavesdropping on first dates.) If you want to enjoy the sunshine outside, they also have a small outdoor patio where you can enjoy your latte out in the neighborhood.

General Porpoise Doughnuts In Seattle

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Alexandras Studios via Instagram

Originally a a doughnut and coffee shop in Capitol Hill, this new location in Pioneer Square is an amateur photographers dream. Complete with elephant-shaped lanterns, pink accents, and white marbling, it's as pretty as their sugar sprinkled treats.

Good Coffee In Portland

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Hunter via Instagram

It says it all in the name — this airy and earthy coffee shop is plain good. Their Buckman location has an organic feel to it, full of hanging plants, honey colored wood, and black framework.

Tov Coffee & Tea In Portland

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Nattapol Pimsen via Instagram

This one is an amazing find: It's an Egyptian cafe inside a London double decker red bus, parked in Portland. If you want a unique and kitschy experience (and a Turkish coffee,) then this is the place to go.

Oddfellows Cafe & Bar In Seattle

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Improv Kitchen via Instagram

The inside has a crisp Americana feel to it, with exposed brick walls, black lantern lamps, and a dusty old American flag pinned to a white wall. But the outside is the hidden gem, where their alleyway courtyard is strung up with lights and filled with plants, making your afternoon coffee a cozy one. 

Elizabeth Street Cafe In Austin

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Shelby Sorrel via Instagram

Come for the tropically inspired macarons and plates of éclairs, but stay for the zebra striped chairs and clashing tiles. This is Instagram gold.

Halcyon In Austin

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Shelby Sorrel via Instagram

The Mueller location has an eye-popping bar with blue and white tiles, yellow geometric wire chairs, and a contrasting traffic-cone-orange bar shelf arranged into triangles. And bonus: If you have a hard day at work, you can switch over from coffee and get a glass of wine instead. Or a shot of tequila, we're not judging.

Houndstooth Coffee In Austin

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Shelby Sorrel via Instagram

With a sign that says "the pattern of coffee and people (their logo,) it will be hard not to sneak your phone out for an artsy picture for the 'gram. Plus, it has wine and beer in addition to coffee and pastries, so you can get your buzz on with either caffeine or booze.

Magnolia Market In Austin

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Shelby Sorrel via Instagram

This isn't just a coffee shop but a whole market, with shopping, games, a yard where you can stretch out, a bakery where you can get tasty nibbles, and a beautiful sprawling garden bursting with flowers and greens. As far as trying to find a place to get coffee in Austin, this is one of the most charming.

Mañana Coffee and Juice In Austin

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Shelby Sorrel via Instagram

Tucked away in the South Congress Hotel, you can order up coffee, juice, and pastries here - and ogle the blue tile work while you wait for the barista to make your order.

La Colombe In Philadelphia

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La Columbe

A big ol' warehouse of a cafe, La Colombe is a unique place because of their signature drink: A draft latte. It's a cold, creamy latte, and now you can also get it in a can so you can take a few home with you.

Cafe Reveille In San Francisco

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Cafe Reveille via Instagram

Jam packed with colorful tiles, a wooden herringbone ceiling, and cotton candy pink tables, this place feels like a daydream. 

Alfred Coffee In Beverly Hills

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Alfred Coffee via Instagram

This cafe was built with Instagram in mind. Their slogan is "But First, Coffee," and it pops up all over the coffee shop in the form of neon signs, wall decals over doors, and signs posted over walls covered in flowers.

Brash Coffee In Atlanta

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Brash Coffee via Instagram

Their West Midtown location is a repurposed shipping container turned into a modern and minimalist coffee shop. Perfect for anyone's grid.

French Truck Cafe In New Orleans

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French Truck Coffee

The location found on Dryades Street has a vaulted wooden ceiling, bright yellow accents, and hanging Edison bulbs, making it a playful spot to get Chicory coffee with a croissant or two.

Makers & Finders In Las Vegas

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Makers & Finders

Tucked into downtown Vegas, this cafe has a Latin vibe and electric design. Complete with a blue ceiling, glowing neon signs, and a blue and white tiled coffee counter, it's an eye-popping place to work on your computer or grab a cup of coffee in the middle of the day.

Graduate Hotel Lincoln In Lincoln

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Graduate Hotels

A cozy and kitschy spot, Graduate Lincoln's lobby is full of tufted couches, old school arcade games, and subway tiled walls, making it look like they scored half their pieces at a flea market — in the best possible way. It's a cozy spot to grab a latte.

Horizon Line Coffee In Des Moines

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Horizon Line Coffee

For those that love a minimalist, airy space, Horizon Line Coffee is for you. Complete with metal stools, fiberglass seats, wooden farmhouse doors, and metal tables attached to the walls, its a designer's wet dream. 

Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney In Chicago

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Shelley via Instagram

If you're looking for something cozy, look no further than Kibbitznest. It's a cafe, chic bar, bookstore, event venue, and game night spot, all rolled into one. They have fancy cocktails, free board games, and walls of books you can pick up and read with your wine.

Maison Marcel In Chicago

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Shelley via Instagram

For a South of France meets Midwest vibe, this quaint cafe offers French-American plates and house-baked breads to go along with your espressos and lattes. Your mouth will water, and you'll itch to capture those wicker chairs with your camera. 

Goddess And The Baker In Chicago

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Maddy via Instagram

Their claim to fame is their layered rainbow cakes, but their wall-sized "eat now, caffeinate" sign is pretty sweet, too.

Doughnut Vault In Chicago

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Tina Poon via Instagram

In the Merchandise Market neighborhood in Chicago, their giant blue menu and matching door are iconic in the city. Take a Parisian-inspired photo in front of it as you enjoy one of their confections. (PS, the inside is just as charming.)

Soho House In Chicago

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Taylor Marie Ion via Instagram

Have you ever drank your cold brew under a line of chandeliers? The Soho House cafe will make that happen for you.

Sugar Bakeshop In Charleston

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Kaylee Giffin via Instagram

The outside is as sweet as the confectioneries and pastries they sell inside!

Pickwick Coffee In Chicago

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Rebecca via Instagram

Squirreled away into an alley in downtown Chicago, you would think that being hidden in a side street would be bad for business. But it was one of Pickwick's most charming features, complete with a ceiling of fairy lights to set the mood. 

Molasses Books In Brooklyn

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Maddie Tsang via Instagram

A used bookstore and cafe, you can bring a box of your old books and barter for new novels, cups of coffee, or beer. It's like the olden times, where you just traded for the things you wanted.

Supermoon Bakehouse In East Village

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A bakery for other-worldly treats and cruffins (croissant muffins with fun fillings,) the interior is just as interesting as its pastry selection. With concrete walls, squat stools, and pink neon, it's a cute place to hang out and get a sugar high.

Old Rose In West Village

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Maddie Tsang via Instagram

Sit under sputnik lamps and pull up a black wired chair in this mid-century-meets-Parisian-cafe coffee shop in West Village. 

Tatte Bakery In Boston

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Maddie Tsang via Instagram

Nestled in Harvard Square, Tatte Bakery is a picturesque, black and white themed coffee shop that will have you itching for your camera just as much as the Pistachio croissants.
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