Best coffee shops near Southwest Michigan | Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council

Best coffee shops near Southwest Michigan

A person getting coffee at Forte

Calling all coffee connoisseurs and casual caffeine consumers! Whether you're a local or just passing through, we're ready to spill the beans on the best spots to grab a cup of joe here. From cozy cafes tucked away in charming downtowns to trendy roasters serving up artisanal brews, we've got something to tantalize every taste bud. So, grab your favorite travel mug, and find out where to get coffee in Southwest Michigan.

A cup of coffee at Mason Jar
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Benton Harbor

  • Forté Coffee: This coffee shop has a few locations throughout Southwest Michigan, and they roast their own beans, giving their beverages a floral taste. If your order is usually a flat white, try theirs! They also have two St. Joseph locations.
  • Clifford’s Coffee Canal: Passionate about coffee and nature, this riverside cafe is covered in plants inside and out. Grab a bite to eat and your morning pick me up, and soak in the views of Benton Harbor’s canal district.
  • Mason Jar Cafe: Try their fun, specialty lattes like the Almond Joy, Honey & Cinnamon and Abuelita Mocha. This Arts District cafe also has delicious brunch and boozy, caffeinated beverages. 
  • Verde Juice Box: In addition to coffee, they are known for their fresh acai bowls, salads and juices.
  • Rebel Cafe: Located inside The Collective, grab a cup of joe after doing a yoga or strength training class, or post massage. 
Rise & Vine
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St. Joseph

  • Rise & Vine: Located inside the Inn at Harbor Shores, this resort coffee shop has coffee flights that you can make boozy if you’d like. 
  • Chocolate Cafe: Get your coffee fix, a LaSalle Hot Chocolate for the kids and some chocolates for the road at this local staple. 
  • Broad Street Cafe: Get a water-boiled bagel with your coffee! They rotate through Columbian, Jamaican Me Crazy and other popular roasts from Uncommon Coffee Roasters out of Saugatuck.
  • Caffè Tosi: This cafe brings the taste of Italy to Michigan! Anything from their full espresso bar is guaranteed to be a hit. If you’re hungry, get a steamed egg in your meal. 
  • Infusco Coffee Roasters: There are two locations for this single-source coffee roaster in Southwest Michigan: St. Joseph and Sawyer. Plus, you can get some bagged to take home! 
  • Bit of Swiss Pastry Shop: Despite a smaller coffee menu compared to some local joints, the big baked goods cases that span this shop make for an exciting experience as you pick delicious treats. Plus, you can sometimes catch the employees delicately crafting the next treat. 
Infusco Coffee Roasters
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  • Full Circle Cafe & Espresso Bar: If you’re looking to get coffee and sit down with a delicious breakfast or lunch, this is the place for you! Get their Cafe Latte in a variety of flavors. 


  • 2nd & Main Coffeehouse and Wine Bar: Coffee fanatics will love their coffee flights, and kiddos will love the donuts. 
  • Brew Ha Ha: This drive-thru spot has everything from drip coffee, teas, a variety of syrup flavors and americanos to macchiatos.
  • Gabrizio Italian Cafe & Bakery: Italian-inspired baking, signature coffee service and a dedicated cake program — see their seasonal coffee menu, too!

New Buffalo 

  • David’s Delicatessen & Coffee: The menu includes a house blend, pour-over, Chemex (for 2), double espresso cortado, traditional macchiato, cappuccino, latte, mocha and Americano.
  • Issa Vibe Cafe: You can’t pass up the seasonal drinks here!

Three Oaks

  • Viola Cafe: Find a variety of coffee, teas and hot chocolate on this menu.
  • Froehlich’s Bakery: This roastery doubles as a delicious bakery and brunch spot. Get drinks like coffee, teas, frappes, smoothies and their Michigan Mud Chai Frappe. It features milk, chai, vanilla, chocolate and coffee ice cubes.
  • Red Arrow Roasters: Red Arrow Roasters is an artisan specialty coffee roasting company. You can purchase house roasted coffee, cold brew concentrate and their Ragamuffin Cookie. It’s gluten-free with oatmeal, peanut butter & chocolate chips. 

Drive-thru and chain locations

If you’re attached to your usual coffee order and like things to be the same on vacation, don’t worry. You can stop by these popular coffee chains, too. Ones noted with DT have a drive-thru. Enjoy!

  • Biggby Coffee Benton Harbor (DT)
  • Biggby Coffee St. Joseph
  • Biggby Coffee Stevensville (DT)
  • Biggy Coffee Bridgman (DT)
  • Biggby Coffee Niles (DT)
  • Dunkin’ St. Joseph
  • Dunkin’ Benton Harbor (DT)
  • Dunkin’ Stevensville (DT)
  • Dunkin' Bridgman (DT)
  • Starbucks Stevensville (DT)
  • Starbucks St. Joseph
  • Starbucks New Buffalo
  • Caribou Coffee Stevensville

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