The newest addition to Lubbock’s lineup of coffee shops is Monomyth Coffee (2024 Broadway) serving Cat & Cloud to coffee fanatics. Their motto is “aim high” with the intention of making people happy by serving them high-quality coffee with top-notch service. All the syrups are made in house, with bourbon maple being the house favorite. This coffee spot also offers season pastries such as cinnamon scones and pecan bars for the fall along with overnight oats, granola and chocolate chip cookies. Speaking of chocolate, Monomyth sells specialty chocolate bars from San Francisco for those with a sweet tooth.
TOVA (6023 82nd St.) means “good in action,” and that’s exactly what they’re serving up along with their quality coffee. Their profits are shared with local organizations that are providing long-term solutions to poverty in our community, so every cup purchased helps create sustainable change in Lubbock. The house favorites include the Cuban and Iced Chai Latte. Don’t miss their pastry menu with sweet and savory items such as cinnamon rolls, muffins, cookies, and a Famous Breakfast Sammy.
J&B Coffee is as iconic as Buddy Holly here in Lubbock. They have been a household name since 1979 and for good reason. This quaint and comfortable shop sits quietly in the heart of the Tech Terrace neighborhood (2701 26th St) alongside a handful of trendy shops and places to eat. Once inside, you’ll find house brews like Vanilla Nut or specialty drinks like the Caramel Cowboy and the Chai Frappe. Pair your cup with a homemade blueberry muffin or made-to-order breakfast sandwich.
Yellow House Coffee
Tucked away on 34th Street, you’ll find Yellow House Coffee (3017 34th St.). This coffee spot offers a laid-back atmosphere with high-quality coffee. From The Buddy to Cortado, Yellow House serves cold brews, espresso mixes, and specialty drinks to impress any coffee snob. Pro tip: don’t miss their breakfast menu featuring avocado toast, biscuits, bacon, eggs and more.
Sugar Brown’s Coffee (1947 19th St.) serves the best pigs-in-the-blanket topped with rosemary and salt and pours just as good of a coffee. Stop by for a London Fog or a Lavender Latte and listen to live music at this iconic Lubbock coffee shop. Make sure to get a photo-op with the “Made in LBK” mural, located on the side of the building.
The Coffee Shop
When Cameron and Rachel West opened The West Table, patrons could literally taste the West’s passion for food. With the opening of The Coffee Shop, we’ve found just as much passion for artfully brewed coffeeThe Coffee Shop (1204 Broadway #105) offers carefully crafted coffee drinks from local roasters, along with coffee-free beverages and an assortment of fresh pastries. Stop by this downtown gem to invigorate your morning and browse their modern homages to the historic Hotel Lubbock, like the concierge desk turned coffee bar and the refinished original hotel entry doors.
Gold Stripe Coffee Roasters
Gold Stripe Coffee Roasters originally began in 2012 as Courier Coffee, a mobile espresso bar. Today, in their brick and mortar location in Cactus Alley (2610 Salem Ave., Suite 5), Gold Stripe is steadfast in their commitment to their craft. For them, it’s not just about roasting great coffee, it’s about crafting an experience.
Gold Stripe sources their coffee varietals directly from farms around the world and roasts the beans themselves to ensure the purest taste possible. Visitors shouldn’t miss the waffles either!
Each cup of coffee has unique qualities and a personality of its own. Let your taste buds be your guide, and share your sippin’ with us using #livelovelubbock!
By: McKenna Dowdle
By: McKenna Dowdle
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