19 Local Coffee Shops to Celebrate National Coffee Day

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September 29th is National Coffee Day. I can’t think of a better way to start my day than with a cup of joe from one of our local coffee shops.

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1Crema Coffee Roasters 

15 Hermitage Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37210

Close to Broadway in downtown Nashville, this local coffee shop knows their coffee. As in they know the farmers that produce the beans and have built a relationship with them. They roast the beans in house for a fresh cup of coffee.

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2Ugly Mugs Coffee & Tea

1886 Eastland Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37206

Located in East Nashville, the locally owned shop offers a wide coffee drink selection. The fall featured drink is Hayride, a cinnamon orange herbal tea steeped in apple cider.

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3Bongo Java 

2007 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN, 37212

Self-described as Nashville’s first coffee house. Bongo Java opened back in 1993 paving the way for coffee shops in the area. They also roast their own coffee which you can purchase their beans at local grocery stores.

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3431 Murphy Road, Nashville, TN, 37203
1400 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN, 37216

The first location opened off West End in 2009 featuring Counter Culture Coffee. They have now expanded to East Nashville. In addition to coffee, they have a full-kitchen and bakery items. In East Nashville, they also offer craft beer, wine, and cocktails.

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58th and Roast 

2108 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
4104 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209

This coffee shop and craft roasters promise you the freshest coffee in town. Reviewers have said it’s the best espresso they’ve ever had. A must-try for when you need a latte this fall.

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6Honest Coffee Roasters

230 Franklin Rd #11a, Franklin, TN 37064
3820 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, 37209

Located inside The Factory at Franklin, Honest Coffee Roasters offers a rotating list of seasonal drinks created by their own baristas. While you sip on your coffee, you can watch the roasting of their coffee beans right in the middle of the shop. Some avid coffee drinkers have compared their caliber of coffee to coffee you would find in Portland or Seattle.

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7High Brow Brew 

188 Front St #102, Franklin, TN 37064

A not to miss coffee shop in Westhaven, this hidden gem offers signature drinks. For fall, they just rolled out Spiced Apple Cider, Tumeric Chai Latte, and two pumpkin options. Their version of a Pumpkin Spice Latte has organic pumpkin and they offer homemade pumpkin spice pop tarts.

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8Frothy Monkey 

125 5th Ave S, Franklin, TN 37064
2509 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
235 5th Avenue North, Nashville
1400 51st Avenue North, Nashville

This once parsonage now turned coffee shop has become the holy grail for coffee drinkers. From amazing food pairing to the most intricate signature lattes. The fall menu will feature Spice, Spice Baby latte with flavors of cinnamon, brown sugar, candied walnuts, and pecans. Sit on the front porch and watch the happenings in downtown Franklin while sipping on your coffee.

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9Coffee and Coconuts


4000 Hughes Crossing, Suite 120, Franklin, TN 37064

If you love the beach, a visit to Coffee and Coconuts is in order. From the bright clean decor to the large greenery found throughout the cafe, it makes you feel as if you are on vacation.

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10Just Love Coffee

7010 Executive Center Dr #106, Brentwood, TN 37027
7216 Nolensville Road, Nolensville, TN 37135
4816 Main Street, Spring Hill, TN 37174
4031 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin

1528 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN

Just Love Coffee has expanded from its Brentwood location to now four locations in Williamson County. The latest location to open at McEwen Northside is operated by former Tennessee Titans Keith Bullock. Not only can you find a great cup of coffee, be sure to check out their food offerings as well.

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11Legacy Coffee Co.

2547 Nashville Highway, Spring Hill, TN

Locally owned coffee shop in Spring Hill, Legacy Coffee began serving coffee from a truck and now has a location that allows them to roast coffee beans on-site. You can always find new drinks on the menu as they constantly experiment with drink combinations.

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12The RedByrd Coffee


Leipers Fork – 4348 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN

If you are in Leiper’s Fork, be sure to stop by and visit the “tiny little coffee shop” that offers a unique blend of coffee. Serving up cups of joy with a smile, you won’t find a better cup of coffee or view as you sit at the picnic table and enjoy a game of checkers.

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13Mama’s Java

305 Sheldon Valley Drive, Nolensville, TN

The locally-owned coffee shop offers air roasted coffee made in-house. Their selection of flavored coffees continually rotates. With your cup of coffee, you can enjoy breakfast and lunch selections.

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14E&B Coffee


7311 -B Nolensville Road, Nolensville

E&B Coffee is located at 7311-B Nolensville Road, behind the Painted Dragonfly. E&B Coffee opened in March of 2017. From on tap Kombucha and Cold Brew, they have everything from a plain cup of joe to a latte.

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15The Good Cup


2181 Hillsboro Road, Franklin

The Good Cup in the Grassland community is a place where not only coffee is served but, in the words of owner Amanda Taylor, “to show love” which she says is the key ingredient to the coffee shop’s longevity. The coffee shop has been a staple for over 15 years serving some of the best coffee around.

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16The Coffee House at Second and Bridge

144 2nd Avenue North, Franklin

The converted Victorian home turned coffee shop welcomes you with a red door with a cut out heart window. And just in time for fall, they have two new drink features- Sweater weather, a caramel white chocolate mocha topped with cinnamon, and Pumpkin spice- classic pumpkin spice latte topped with whipped cream and cinnamon.

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17The Fainting Goat Coffee


5321 Main Street, Spring Hill

The Fainting Goat is located in a historic home that is located next to Fireflies Boutique. Now open for three years, the locally-owned coffee shop offers seasonal drinks such as the Kettle Corn Latte.

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18Curio Brewing Company

216 Noah Drive, Franklin

Curio Brewing Company, a name inspired by the curiosity of brewing coffee and beer for the community to love, just recently opened. The newest coffee shop will offer a wide variety of cold brews and they are developing a coffee soda, a new coffee trend. Partners, David Morris and Alex Wigton wanted to have a place where you can gather from morning to evening. Morris was previously a roaster at Honest Coffee Roaster and has continued with his coffee journey and will be roasting coffee for the new shop.

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19Southerner’s Coffee


328 5th Avenue North, Franklin

As you plan your morning commute, you may want to add this new coffee shop to your itinerary. It’s called Southerner’s Coffee and it’s a drive-thru coffee shop housed in a trailer. It recently opened in Franklin at 328 5th Avenue North, next to Tiny Little Donuts.

Christian Sanchez, the owner/operator, moved to the area from Washington State where drive-thru coffee shops existed and he wanted to bring the concept to Franklin.