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The Four Best Coffee Shops in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Find your home away from home at one of these locally-owned coffee shops.

There’s something soothing about finding some familiarity to our daily lives while traveling. And, for many of us, sitting down for a cup of coffee at our favorite local coffee shop is a part of our weekly or daily routine. In Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, there are several locally-owned coffee shops to help you find the comfort of home no matter how far away home might be.

The Best Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Coffee Shops

Coffee and pastries at Buzzcatz in Orange Beach, AL

BuzzCatz Coffee & Sweets

From classic coffees and teas to homemade pastries, simple breakfast plates and lite lunches, BuzzCatz is a cozy café and bakery that offers a little bit of everything. Head Chef and GM Kimberly Asbury is the queen of desserts, having won numerous awards across the country for her delectable delights. 

Teens having coffee at Foam in Gulf Shores, AL

Foam Coffee and Shop

Nestled within the eclectic waterway district community in Gulf Shores is Foam Coffee and Shop. Owners Saidy and Kale strive to give back to the community by providing quality coffee, good conversation and a relaxed atmosphere. At Foam, you’ll find everything from drip coffee and lattes to smoothies, avocado toast and other bakery items. Foam also hosts seasonal markets with local art, jewelry, clothing and food vendors. (Photo credit: Jaylee Dempsey)

Coffee roasting at Southern Shores in Gulf Shores, AL

Southern Shores Coffee

Looking for locally-roasted coffee? Look no further than Southern Shores Coffee, an independently-owned artisan coffee roaster in the heart of Gulf Shores. You can drop in to pick up a bag of beans or enjoy a warm brew on their porch or indoor space. They also offer a variety of light bites for breakfast and lunch. 

Couple inside Southern Grind at Hotel Indigo in Orange Beach, AL

The Southern Grind at The Wharf

The Wharf is Orange Beach’s premier entertainment district, so there’s no better place to be a part of the action while also enjoying a cup of joe or a scoop of gelato than Southern Grind. You’ll be dazzled by not only their coffee and cuisine but by their curated collection of coastal-inspired décor. Southern Grind also has another location inside Hotel Indigo in Orange Beach (pictured here).

Next time you’re sipping on a warm or iced cup of coffee along our shores, share a pic with us on social media @VisitALBeaches.


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