Lexington, KY, where you’ll find a thriving community of coffee enthusiasts, eclectic shops & cozy atmospheres. From flavorful lattes and specialty blends, to organic teas and espresso martinis, here you'll find some of the best coffee shops to keep you caffeinated and ready to explore the Bluegrass.


A Cup of Commonwealth

At its core, this is the place for you to both find a sense of community and enjoy delicious coffee. They pride themselves on making sustainable efforts and "paying it forward."

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Brevede Coffee - Chevy Chase

Brevede's second location, in vibrant Chevy Chase, is home to hand-crafted coffee, freshly baked goods, and a warm atmosphere.

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Chaotic Good: Coffee, Comics, & Games

Full coffee cafe and game store. Customers can enjoy high quality coffee and board games for an affordable price.

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Coffee Times Coffee House

Driven by their passion for coffee, this coffee spot prides itself on offering single-origin, fair-trade, and exceptionally flavored coffees and baked goods from local bakeries.

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Common Grounds Coffee House

Not only do they have some of the best coffee in town, and one of the most clever names, but they proudly support a number of different local charities and organizations.

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Genesis Coffee House

The perfect place to dine, relax, or work while enjoying delicious coffee, as well as a tasty breakfast or lunch. Check out items from local sellers at their Market Shelf.

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High on Art and Coffee

A quirky and charming coffee shop that combines its owners' love for both coffee and art. While you wait for your coffee, shop their selection of local retail.

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Kenwick Table

This community-centered coffee shop and wine bar serves up delicious drinks in a setting that encourages socializing with your fellow patrons.

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Leestown Coffee House

This popular coffee spot prides itself on being a convenient local option for delicious coffee. It partners with local bakeries to provide the perfect pairings for your cup of joe.

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Lussi Brown Coffee Bar

A colorful and charming coffee shop that serves up delicious coffee all day and cocktail offerings starting at noon.

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Manchester Coffee Co.

Located in the Distillery District and East End, this cafe serves specialty, micro-roasted coffee, with a selection that include both single origins and blends.

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McLeod's Coffee House

This coffee spot doubles as a nonprofit organization that donates to special needs charities, and is known for its delicious brews, tasty snacks, and unique art for sale.

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Nate's Coffee

A downtown shop known for serving coffee that's precision-roasted in small batches for a delicious brew every single time.

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Old School Coffee

Once an old schoolhouse, a spot in this multi-use building has since been renovated to become a popular coffee shop. They serve high quality, fair trade coffee in Historic Dudley Square.

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Third Street Stuff and Coffee

Named the Best Coffee Shop in Kentucky by Business Insider, this spot serves delicious locally-roasted organic coffee and baked goods, while also having a variety of fun products and gifts for sale.

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Don't forget the donuts!

Pair that classic cup of coffee with local, delicious, fresh baked donuts. Swipe to explore some of the top spots in town. 


Donut Days

Southside Lexington's premier donut spot, this full-service bakery prides itself on their high...

Frank's Donuts

There's nothing quite like a hot fresh donut, and this spot serves up some of the tastiest in town....

Futile Bakery

A self-described "carefully crafted, experimental bakery," their rotating menu features freshly...

Martine's Pastries

This upscale bakery offers sandwiches, soups, salads and specialty items from local vendors in...

North Lime Coffee and Donuts

Where coffee and donuts exist in perfect harmony, you'll find expertly crafted lattes, rich aromas,...

Spalding's Bakery

This bakery has been hand-crafting doughnuts since 1929. Their menu has since grown to include...