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18 Local Coffee Shops In Jersey City

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18 Local Coffee Shops In Jersey City

Who doesn’t love a cup of hot coffee in the morning or a pick-me-up in the evening? Luckily, for all of us coffee lovers, Jersey City has an abundance of coffee shops and cafes to check out. These 18 Local Coffee Shops In Jersey City are prime spots in our city.

Lackawanna Coffee

140 bay st | 295 grove st | 325 warren st

Lackawanna Coffee is in the heart of downtown Jersey City. It is a bright cafe offering creative coffee drinks & light bites in a contemporary space with a back patio.

Cafe Esme

485 Marin Blvd

Cafe Esme is offering a ton of fresh ingredients foods, juices, and a ton of coffee options and their specials like lavender lattes and rose lattes. They also have a great selection of sandwiches, crepes, soups, salads and more.

Cafe Peanut

586 Newark Ave

At Cafe Peanut, they pride themselves on using fresh, organic, natural, and locally sourced ingredients. Cafe Peanut offers a variety of coffee, and special lattes like charcoal, turmeric, Nutella that are a must-try.  They are also offering a weekly meal plan.

TreeHouse Cafe

434 A West Side Avenue

TreeHouse Coffee Shop is a cute little shop to check out. If you live on the west side of Jersey City they are the best spot to check out for your caffeine fix.

Semicolon Cafe 

77 Hudson Street

Semicolon Cafe is a good spot to check out for a variety of lattes, coffees, and some delicious breakfast sandwiches in case you want something to eat with your coffee.

Griot Cafe

434 Central Ave

Griot Cafe is located in the JC Heights. Griot Cafe puts an Afro-Caribbean Spin on their food and coffee. They will be open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM and Saturday to Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. They also make some fresh smoothies and juices that would be perfect to boost your immune system right now.

Hidden Grounds Coffee

148 1st Street

Hidden Grounds has multiple locations. They source their coffees from the finest farms. After roasting and cupping processes, their baristas spend countless hours working their magic to find the perfect ratios to serve. They have a variety of lattes, fresh coffee, and sandwiches.

Sober Shot

514 Jersey Ave

Sober Shot is a coffee shop located in the heart of Jersey City and brought some unique coffee options to JC. They are serving caffeine with a twist! They are known for their “sparkling espresso”. Sober Shot also has a “Blue Surge” menu, featuring drinks mixed with butterfly pea flower tea. They also offer their “egg-box” which is a must-try. At the moment, they are open for taking out and delivery via UberEats.

Short Grain

183 Montgomery Street

Located in the Van Vorst Park district, Short Grain is a cute cafe that has an amazing menu filled with delicious coffees, lattes, and juices! They are known for their matcha lattes and Vietnamese cold brew coffee. You can now get short grain delivered or pick up.

The Grind Shop

360 Communipaw Ave

The grind never stops at The Grind Shop! They are offering their full coffee menu for takeout or delivery. The also proudly serve LA COLOMBE Coffee and if you are looking for a strong cup of coffee, they won’t disappoint. They also have some pastries and coffee bags available to buy. They are open daily 9-3 for curbside service.

Snapdragon Coffee & Social

190 Monticello Avenue

Snapdragon is located near Mcginley Square. They have a great variety of coffee and pastries. The vibe is really cute and a good one to check out if you are in the area.

Bwè Kafe

140 River Dr. S

At bwè kafe, they are passionate about connecting coffee, food, and community. If you are looking for a delicious latte, bwè is not one to miss.

Dream Vista

77 York St, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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Hoboken’s Cafe Vista is coming to Jersey City. The new cafe — called Dream Vista will open soon at 177 York Street in the former home of Vogue Cafe. Cafe Vista offers a variety of coffee, teas, lattes, pastries, + health-focused bites which they will be bringing to JC too!

Hybrid Coffee

398 Manila Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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Hybrid Coffee is now open in downtown Jersey City! The cafe recently opened at 398 Manila between 2nd and 3rd streets. Coffee lovers can expect a menu of espresso-based drinks, drip coffee, lattes and more. They also have lunch and brunch items like avocado toast, brioche French toast, açaí bowls, granola bowls, waffles, and more.

Lil’ Dove Coffee

589 Palisade Ave.


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Lil’ Dove Cafe is a beautiful little coffee shop located in Jersey City Heights. Lil’ Dove Cafe is every coffee drinker’s dream place to enjoy a coffee or even spend a day working. They also have a ton of other food options.

Butler Cafe

350 Warren Street


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Butler Cafe prides itself on providing organic, fair trade tea and coffee. They work with local dairy suppliers and bakeries to source the freshest, highest-quality offerings. Enjoy a tête-à-tête in our comfy chairs, innovate from our community laptop table, or just gaze out the window from a counter stool. They offer a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, as well as savory and sweet food options. Whether you’re stopping for your morning coffee, lunch, or an afternoon snack, they’ve got you covered!

Dames Coffee Espresso Bar

581 Jersey Avenue

Dames is a perfect little coffee shop that offers espresso, iced lattes, and more. They also have juices and baked goods like mini almond croissants and banana bread. There is also a charming garden in the back for a nice day!

Gussys Cafe

340 3rd Street, Jersey City



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Gussys Cafe is a brand new brunch spot that is now open in downtown Jersey City. Gussy’s Cafe is at the former FM venue spot at 340 3rd Street. The menu includes an all-day brunch menu with options like pancakes, sandwiches, eggs, salads, lattes, and more.

Updated December 3rd, 2022

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