13 of the most gorgeous coffee shops around the world

Sure, coffee can be pretty -- just ask those trendy latte artists whose work floods your Instagram feed. 

But a good cup of coffee is about so much more than what's in your cup. It's about the people you are with, the book with a story you can't bear to part from and the comfy couch you're sinking into. It's about the person serving you that cup of jo, the beautiful local art decorating the walls and the rustic furniture littered with locals. 

Stunning coffee shops around the world
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Stunning coffee shops around the world

Brewed Coffee in Fort Worth, TX

Called "the local's living room," this half bar, half coffee shop, half restaurant is worth a visit. 

Third Street Stuff & Coffee in Lexington, KY

Graffiti art never looked so good. This local joint is known for their quirky wall art, incredible murals and funky furniture-decked patio. 

Little Sister Coffee Maker in Manitoba, Canada

Mint green walls, gorgeous tiles and nice people -- that's what this little coffee shop is all about. 

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club’s Olive & Oliver in Waikiki, Hawaii

The boutique hotel's onsite coffee bar reportedly called in local artists to "reimagine the space" and replicate a Hawaiian 1960s vibe. 

Cupcake Café in Playa del Carmen, México

Because who doesn't want to be looking at a decadent cupcake display as they sip their cup of joe? 

Cafelix in Tel Aviv

Often described as the "best cup of coffee" in all of Israel, the spot has been a favorite for locals and tourists alike since its opening in 2011.

Maman NYC in NYC

A favorite amongst NYC locals, the French-inspired cafe has 4 exclusive spots across Manhattan.

Zak the Baker in Miami

You can watch bakers make fresh bread and pastries as you await your coffee at this Kosher Miami hotspot -- the line is 100% worth it. 

Cherry Seed Coffee Roastery in Lexington, KY

House-roasted coffee, jungle-inspired murals and gorgeous handmade wood furniture make this spot a must-try.

Du’s Donuts and Coffee in Brooklyn, New York

What's a cup of coffee without a specialty donut? Hint: We're eying the apple cider buckwheat 'nut. 

Freshko Gourmet in Miami, Florida

Lights, camera, brunch. This coffee shop located in the heart of downtown Miami is calling your name. 

Holybelly in Paris, France

Let the smell of savory, crispy bacon and freshly brewed coffee tempt you to a croissant. 

Cafe de las Horas in Valencia 

Neo-baroque design, stunning chandeliers and florals litter this coffee bar, which is also known for its tea, cocktails and bakery goods. 


Behold, 13 of the world's most gorgeous (and, yup, Instagrammable) coffee shops around the world. Instead of sticking to your phone as you sip that latte, take a look at what else your local joint has to offer.

From Valencia to Nassau, Manitoba to Tel Aviv, scroll through above for our favorites. 

Related: When you're feeling adventurous, take a look at these gorgeous European cities: 

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17 most beautiful places in Europe
Kirkjufell, Iceland

This otherworldly mountain is set in the tiny town of Grundarfjörður on Iceland’s western peninsula. Just imagine seeing the Northern Lights from here.

Sintra, Portugal

Just outside of the capital city, Lisbon, the Moorish town of Sintra is built into the mountains. Think: pastel mansions, lush gardens and turreted castles overlooking the Atlantic sea.

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Ronda, Spain

Hope you don’t have a fear of heights if you’re planning to visit this ancient Andalucían city, which spans an enormous gorge.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

This 19th century Bavarian palace was the inspiration for Disney’s famous Sleeping Beauty castle.

Santorini, Greece

From the white washed buildings and sparkling blue Aegean sea to the magenta bougainvilleas, this romantic Greek island was born to be Instagrammed with #nofilter.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

If we had to guess, we’d say this Croatian park is probably what heaven looks like.

The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

This incredible site on Ireland’s west coast in County Cork runs for about five miles, soaring as high as 700 feet above the sea.

Castle Combe, England

Want English charm? You’ll get English charm in this adorable 14th century Cotswold village.

Hallstatt, Austria

BRB, moving to this Medieval mountain village.

Reine, Norway

We have a feeling the Scandanavian term hygge was born on Norway’s Lofoten Islands.

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Navagio Beach, Greece

Hello, gorgeous. This secluded cove on the Greek island of Zakynthos is nicknamed shipwreck beach, and is only accessible by boat.

The Grand Canal, Venice

Grab a gondola and float down this Venetian waterway, surrounded by opulent Renaissance palazzos.

Giverny, France

Located just outside of Paris, Monet’s garden is as pretty as an impressionist picture…which explains why it inspired the “Water Lillies” series.

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Bruges, Belgium

Come for the beer and chocolate. Stay for the enchanting, medieval eye-candy.

Praia da Marinha, Portugal

It takes a bit of a hike to reach the small, velvet-sandy cove, but a dip in the crystal water is well worth the trek.

Positano, Italy

Italy’s Amalfi coast might just be the most romantic spot on the planet. Case in point: The cliffside town of Positano, with its crayola-colored houses and wild flowers cascading down toward the glistening Tyrrhenian Sea.

Preikestolen, Norway

Those with a fear of heights need not apply. 

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