Best Artisanal Coffee in San Francisco
With an artisanal coffee shop on practically every corner, it’s no secret that San Franciscans love their coffee. We have some of the best coffee shops in the country located in our 7x7 mile city, and each of these top roasters has a creative drink on their menu that’s worth the try. We’ve rounded up our favorite refreshers from our favorite coffee shops that live up to the hype.
You can’t visit Andytown without getting a Snowy Plover – the most unique caffeinated drink you’ll ever have. The Snowy Plover, named after the little birds that frequent Ocean Beach. is a delicious blend of sparkling water, simple syrup and ice with two shots of express. We recommend adding a dollop of their house-made whipped cream to your Snowy Plover and pair it with a savory scone. You won’t be disappointed!
Visit: 3629 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116
Saint Frank Coffee
This hip, minimalistic cafe is known for its artistry when it comes to coffee. From tasty house-made macadamia nut milk to a seriously strong nitro brew and the bittersweet fizzy taste of the Kaffe Tonic, you’ll never have a cup of joe like you will at Saint Frank Coffee. Plus the Scandinavian inspired interiors and table settings provide the right setting to catch up on your inbox.
Visit: 2340 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
There’s not short of interesting and creative drinks to choose from at Home Cafe. With a dreamy interior and plenty of big tables Home is the perfect place to set up shop for a productive day of running through your to do list. Be sure to try their Rose or Lavender Lattes – both drinks are classic lattes with a hint of floral to intrigue your taste buds.
Visit: 1222 Noriega St, San Francisco, CA 94122
It’s time to say goodbye to your regular afternoon cold brew and make room for the Coffee Bar’s Horchata cold brew! This cold brew is a delicious twist on both original drinks and something you didn’t think you needed until you try it.
Visit: 1890 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Are you craving caffeine and a sweet treat? Then head over to the Sightglass in SoMa for an affogato. There’s truly no better combination than this espresso and ice cream mashup featuring Salt & Straw ice cream.
Visit: 270 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Take a trip to this trendy cafe with your friends for an iced cappuccino and some major interior inspo with this hip pineapple wallpaper. While the options on their menu is limited, Wrecking Ball Coffee takes its coffee seriously. We love their signature Pillow Fight espresso, a special blend that’s strong flavor and caffeine.
Visit: 3914, 2271 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
The Provender is a cute family run coffee shop in Potrero Hill makes visitors feel right at home while they have their morning or afternoon cup of coffee. If you’re in the mood for a cold brew, try The Maplewood – a poured over ice with milk, maple syrup and a touch of pure maple extract for a smokey, sweet flavor. Yum!
Visit: 1415 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107