Your ultimate guide to Madison’s 5 local coffee shops

Southbrew
It’s almost time for spring flavors to start rolling out. (Southbrew Coffee on Facebook)

There are few things more satisfying than being able to get your daily caffeine fix and support a local business at the same time.

We’ve rounded up all of Madison’s local coffee shops so that you can shop small next time you need a boost. Here’s the guide:

1. Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

If your idea of a good time includes a fresh cup of coffee and curated vinyl records, Black Dog Grounds & Sounds (which we covered last fall) might be the spot for you. Grab a cup to sip while you peruse the collection, or head over on Thursday night to hear local comedians at the weekly open mic.

Address: 8006 Old Madison Pike Suite 18, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Sunday 8AM-5PM; Monday-Friday 7AM-7PM; Saturday 8AM-8PM
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2. Grounded Coffee

Grounded Coffee latte art
Have you ever seen seahorse latte art? (Grounded Coffee on Facebook)

Looking for a cozy spot? Grounded Coffee might be for you. Interested in going behind the scenes? This year, Grounded is offering coffee tastings for the first time since early 2020. Keep up with the shop on Instagram to find out when the next tasting is.

Address: 12120 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35756
Hours: Monday-Friday 6AM-6PM; Saturday 7AM-5PM
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3. Piper & Leaf x Strong Station

All the best coffee shops have a wide selection of teas, and Piper & Leaf is making sure the reverse of that is true as well. Piper and Leaf is the North Alabama tea company that has been taking the state by storm. Choose from one of their 15 tea varieties or grab a coffee or espresso drink at their storefront in Madison.

Address: 7504 Hwy 72 W A4, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-7PM
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4. Southbrew Coffee

Southbrew storefront
Just the cutest little drive-thru coffee shop you ever did see. (Southbrew Coffee on Facebook)

Need your java on the go? Southbrew Coffee is exactly what you’re looking for. Choose from classic coffeehouse drinks, or check out Southbrew’s Huntsville-themed list of Rocket City Specialty Lattes—the Drops of Jupiter Latte with caramel, chocolate and pink Himalayan salt is calling my name.

Address: 3324 Wall Triana Hwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35824
Hours: Monday-Friday 6AM-3PM; Saturday 8AM-12PM
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5. Rocket City Coffee Company

Coffee flight from Rocket City Coffee Company
I’ve got to try the coffee flight from Rocket City Coffee Company. (Rocket City Coffee Company on Facebook)

Consider grabbing your mid-week or weekend pick-me-up from Rocket City Coffee Company—on Wednesdays and weekends, the shop offers coffee flights that allow you to try multiple coffees at once. Feel free to enjoy your drink inside the cafe, or take it out to the patio to soak up some sunshine.

Address: 6594 Wall Triana Hwy Suite C/D, Madison, AL 35757
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 6AM-6PM; Saturday-Monday 7AM-3PM
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Coming soon: Honest Coffee Madison

Honest Coffee
I can’t wait to have Honest Coffee in Madison. (Jacob Blankenship / The Bama Buzz)

We announced Honest’s expansion to Madison last December, and we’re still looking forward to their arrival this summer. Here’s the most up-to-date information about the new spot, plus where you can go to keep up with the progress:

Address: 92 Shorter St., Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Every day 7AM-7PM
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Who has the best cup of coffee in Madison? Let us know on Facebook and Instagram.

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Emily Phillips
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