Photo Credit: Woman relaxing with a cup of coffee besides the window
Latte Me Please: Black-Owned Coffee Spots In Charlotte, NC
Whether you’re a fall pumpkin spice fanatic, or you simply enjoy a great espresso all-year-round, finding the perfect coffee spot can be clutch. If you live in Charlotte, NC, or you plan to visit the city, we curated this list of Black-owned coffee businesses for you to support.
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1. Detour Coffeebar
Catch Michael and his mobile coffee truck, cruising around the city nearly every day. He announces his locations for the week via social media on Sundays. In addition to the coffee, he also offers baked goods, smoothies, and breakfast burritos.
2. Cynthia’s Coffee Cup
Cynthia Echevarria knows a thing or two about delicious coffee profiles. Her shop, located at 5011 Weddington Rd. Unit 60, is the perfect spot to grab your favorite warm drink on a cold or rainy day. She also sells homemade crepes as well as ice cream. Yum!
3. Blue Bison Coffee
A newcomer on the scene, this adorable coffee cart typically pops up on Saturday mornings at 6025 Clarke Creek Pkwy. Try a honey cinnamon oat milk latte, or one of the featured cupcakes or quiches.
4. The Gathering Grounds
You can find this cozy coffee shop and lounge at 8432 Old Statesville Rd., Suite 200. Grab your cup of Joe, or a delicious slice of homemade cake. Either way, you’ll definitely become a repeat customer.
5. Coordinates Coffee
Coffee with a message. This coffee cart serves your latte in a pouch usually displaying a message in line with the latest current events. From the “I’m Speaking” pouches after Vice President nominee Kamala Harris’ debate, or the “Black Lives Matter” pouches reminding everyone of the current climate.