We’ve compiled the ultimate list of Calgary coffee shops that you just have to try!

Searching for the best coffee shops in Calgary? There is no shortage of downright delicious coffee in our city. Whether you’re looking for your new morning pit stop or a cozy place to study and work, there is a Calgary cafe with your name on it. 

Calgary is full of coffee companies with roasts as unique as their vibes. From barista awards to sustainable trading practices, words cannot espresso how much we love the Calgary coffee shops on this list. This might go without saying but… don’t forget to pace yourself! This list could cause a serious spike in your caffeine intake.

The best spots for Coffee in Calgary…

1. Analog Coffee
2. Barrow Coffee Roasters

3. Baya Rica Cafe
4. Cafe Alchemist
5. Calgary Heritage Roasting Company
6. Euphoria Cafe
7. Gravity Espresso & Wine Bar
8. Higher Ground
9. Monogram Coffee
10. Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters
11. Philosafy Coffee
12. Rosso Coffee Roasters
13. Sought x Found Coffee Roasters
14. The Roasterie

1. Analog Coffee

Website: analogcoffee.ca
Location: 7 locations across Calgary
Socials: @analogcoffee.ca

Analog has been showcasing a passion for coffee and community in Calgary since 2011. Every
detail of their guest experience is intuitive and pondered from the decor and food to the coffee
itself. Talented baristas craft magic using innovative equipment and single-origin ethically
sourced beans.

Analog partners with growers and farmers who don’t cut any corners when it comes to growing,
harvesting and processing the best berries. When it comes to roasting their beans, they use a
custom approach for each offering to ensure every cup tells a different story.
Stop by one of their 7 buzzing locations in Calgary for a rich cup of coffee or espresso-based

2. Barrow Coffee Roasters

Website: barrowespresso.com
Location: 74 Mount Royal Circle SW, 150 6 Ave SW
Socials: @barrowcoffee

Stop by Barrow Coffee Roasters for proudly Canadian, ethically sourced coffee. Satisfy your sweet tooth while you’re there with some velvet gelato or fresh cinnamon rolls. Barrow Coffee Roasters buys directly from a women’s cooperative in Guatemala that produces green coffee beans. Then they transport the beans to their Calgary Roasting facility where they finish off the remaining processing and serve it straight to customers. Founder Ryan Wenger believes coffee is a result of sustainability, social change, and meaningful connections. With the purchase of every Barrow Coffee Jar, $1 is donated to programs that provide education for children in Guatemala.

3. Baya Rica Cafe

Website: bayaricacafe.ca
Location: 204 7A St NE, Calgary
Socials: @bayaricacafe_

Baya Rica Cafe was born from a passion for drinking coffee, exploring coffee, talking about coffee… and you get the picture! They value integrity, community, giving back, and being fair to customers, employees, and farmers. The vibe here is quiet, cozy, and comfortable. The coffee beans are roasted in-house and their coffee is not the only thing bursting with flavour… we’re looking at you, empanadas. Baya Rica Cafe wants customers to be able to taste the purity, quality, and connection of their coffee in every cup. That’s why they purchase directly from farmers and producers who hand- pick the right cherries and use natural processing to highlight flavours.


4. Cafe Alchemist

Website: cafealchemist.com
Location: 850 - 2 Street SW, Calgary
Socials: @cafe.alchemist

Cafe Alchemist has a passion for pursuing local ingredients, uncompromising flavours, and global techniques. Stop by to taste the depth of flavour packed inside their coffee beans, tea leaves, and healthy food options. Cafe Alchemist has a menu full of chef-inspired wraps, bowls, and fresh yet hearty dishes. Many of their dishes take multiple dietary concerns into consideration. You’ll find options on the menu with labels such as gluten-friendly, low-carb, non-dairy, vegetarian, and vegan. Hot and cold caffeinated beverages are offered from their house blend coffee to a deliciously sweet latte inspired by the south of Spain, the Bombon Latte.

5. Calgary Heritage Roasting Company

Website: calgaryheritageroastingco.com
Location: 2020 11 St SE, Calgary
Socials: @calgaryheritageroastingco

Calgary Heritage Roasting Company began when two wildland firefighters shared a percolated cup of coffee on a backpacking trip in the rolling hills of Alberta. They decided they wanted to inspire a community of passionate collaborators who believe in getting back to nature. Calgary Heritage Roasting Company works to create a lasting legacy through their 1 Million Planted initiative. This initiative aims to plant 1 million trees by 2030. They engage consumers in conservation by planting one tree on Canadian soil for every bag of coffee sold. You can expect incredible single-origin coffees with savoury notes of dark chocolate, milk chocolate, nuts, smoke, caramel, and toffee. The rustic atmosphere inside matches their home- grown, rugged, mountain-fresh vibes.

6. Euphoria Cafe

Website: euphoriacafe.ca
Location: 8 Varsity Estates Circle NW, Calgary
Socials: @euphoriacafe

Euphoria Cafe is a family-owned business that began in 2009 with the dream of elevating its community one sip at a time. This lively, bright coffee shop in Calgary acts as a community hub where family and friends can connect, students can study, remote workers can crack open their laptops, and book clubs can gather for their weekly meetings.
Euphoria Cafe uses locally roasted, ethically sourced coffee beans from Rosso Coffee Roasters. Their baked goods are all sourced from other local businesses in Calgary, and their food options cater to a variety of different dietary needs.

7. Gravity Espresso & Wine Bar

Website: cafegravity.com
Location: 1221 8th St SW, 909 10th St SE, 240 Riverfront Avenue SW
Socials: @cafegravity

Gravity Espresso & Wine Bar is a family-run business focused on providing a relaxing ambient environment for guests to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This high-end coffee bar not only offers exceptional coffee but mouth-watering pastries and well-selected wines and beers. Did we mention that menu is perfectly paired with savoury cheese products? Yeah, it’s an experience. This is a place where you can get some work done over a coffee during the day, then come listen to live music with friends over a glass of wine at night. Gravity serves up roasts from Phil & Sebastian and collaborates with other local businesses on wines and craft beers too.

8. Higher Ground

Website: highergroundcafe.ca
Location: 1126 Kensington Rd NW, 715 17th Ave SW, 2502 Capitol Hill Crescent NW
Socials: @highergroundcafe

Higher Ground is an organic coffee house that has committed itself to community and sustainability since its origins in 1982. All their coffee is 100% organic, fair trade, and rainforest alliance certified. Higher Ground supports local artists, organizations, community events, and green initiatives that share their passion for green living. They’ll even give you a discount if you show up with a reusable mug… but don’t worry, their to-go cups are still 100% recyclable. Stop by and dive into their extensive selection of coffees, sandwiches, and salads. Enjoy the cozy, relaxing atmosphere which is especially comforting in the coming winter months.

9. Monogram Coffee

Website: monogramcoffee.com
Location: 4814 16 St SW, 420 2nd St SW, 800 49th Ave SW, 4153 University Ave NW
Socials: @monogramco

Monogram Coffee was built on the idea that exceptional coffee should inspire wonder and warmth. Since humble beginnings as a pop-up coffee cart, they’ve never lost sight of their commitment to meaningful connection and generous service. Monogram operates under uncompromising standards whether they are building connections with producing partners or sparking imagination with unexpectedly crazy flavours. Each location brings reliable quality with its own unique charm. It’s no wonder why Monogram is top of mind when people think about the best coffee shops in Calgary.

10. Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

Website: philsebastian.com

Location: Simons, Marda Loop, Chinook Centre, Mission, CFM West, Calgary Place,
Bridgeland, Stephen Avenue Place
Socials: @philandseb

With eight locations across Calgary, Phil & Sebastian has become a household name among coffee lovers in the city. Phil & Sebastian are coffee obsessed, and they don’t deny it! For over a decade Phil & Sebastian have been dedicated to making sure each cup they pour is better than the last. They’ve travelled the world, micro-financed projects in coffee-growing countries, and even custom-built their own roaster. These iconic local roasters are always on the go. They partner with other local businesses, showcase local talent, participate in barista championships, and share the stories of their coffee producers. We’d say stop by one of their eight locations, but you might want to make your way through them all because each location has a unique aesthetic and style. Don’t forget to grab yourself a sweet treat from their doughnut brand, Hooplah Donuts!

11. Philosafy Coffee

Website: philosafy.com
Location: 632 17 Ave SW, Calgary
Socials: @philosafy

Philosafy Coffee, pronounced fi-los-uh-fee, wants to provide a space where people from all walks of life can congregate and connect over a great cup of coffee. Small batches are roasted in-house once a week using ethically and consciously sourced beans. Enjoy their classic espresso drinks or take home their roasts named after philosophers Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, and Epicurus. The relaxing, casual atmosphere is perfect for catching up with a friend or having a study session. Black ceilings and exposed wood counters create a cozy, earthy vibe for enjoying your cup of joe.

12. Rosso Coffee Roasters

Website: rossocoffeeroasters.com
Location: 140 8th Avenue SE, 103 17th Avenue SE, 1402 9th Avenue SE, 2102 Centre St N,
803 24th Avenue SE
Socials: @rossocoffeeroasters

With five locations across the city, Rosso Coffee Roasters are hard to miss when you’re on the hunt for a great cup of coffee in Calgary. Rosso Coffee Roasters has travelled around the world purchasing green coffee directly from producers where they work to further build relationships and understand the science and methods behind making exceptional coffee. Fluffy, delicate pastries are outsourced from local bakeries and their drinks are always made with care. Stop by and enjoy the welcoming ambiance, spacious indoor and outdoor seating, and some Instagram-worthy latte art!


13. Sought x Found Coffee Roasters

Website: soughtxfound.coffee
Location: 916 Centre St N, Calgary
Socials: @sxfcoffee

Sought x Found Coffee Roasters takes pride in serving pure, fine, and ethical coffee. This local coffee shop in Calgary is professionally trained in tasting, roasting, and brewing. Sought x Found provides a curated experience in specialty coffee and teas, they’ll take the time to explain the differences between the beans to truly represent the quality, character, and hard work of everyone who poured their heart into rowing and finding them. All roasting is done in the back of the shop, with the rest of the interior boasting that classic coffee shop vibes that people are so familiar with. Stop by to enjoy a stellar cup of coffee indoors or outdoors and soak up the ambient jazz, lush plants, exposed brick, wooden accents, and string lights.

14. The Roasterie

Website: roasterie.com
Location: 314 10 St NW, Calgary
Socials: @the_roasterie

The Roasterie has been roasting coffee in Calgary since 1985! Today, they have around 40 coffee beans and four flavours including hazelnut cream and nutty vanilla. Treat yourself to some amazing, top-quality coffee at this cozy family-owned cafe with a vintage vibe and decor. Regulars will tell you this is the hip place to be and they’re welcoming of all people. The staff is knowledgeable and it’s the perfect intimate hangout spot whether you’re catching up with a friend or getting some studying done. We can’t forget to mention EspressoKino! These film screenings are held every Thursday at the Roasterie. Coffee and cinema… is there a better way to stay cozy this fall!?

As you can tell, there’s really no excuse to be having a bad cup of coffee in Calgary. So get out there and show a whole latte love to the best local coffee shops in Calgary.

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