3 Must-Try Coffee Shops in Arlington, VA

Freshly brewed lattes on a table with succulents and bakery dishes.

Finding your favorite local coffee shop is an important part of making Arlington feel like home. Thankfully, several local favorites are located within minutes of our apartments near Courthouse metro. Check out these three must-try coffee shops in the neighborhood.

Detour Coffee

When it comes to the best-tasting brews, Detour Coffee is the place to beat. Located just eight minutes from our community, this coffee shop is close and convenient. Coffee lovers agree; there is a lot to love about this place. Offering espresso drinks and Mediterranean-inspired sandwiches, it’s a great place to hang out for a while. The tables are set up for conversation but staggered comfortably to make working remotely comfortable. Free Wi-Fi connectivity is also available. The atmosphere is inviting with oversized red chairs and cozy pendant lighting in the rafters. You’ll find all your favorites at Detour Coffee.

Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery

Located within a three-minute walk, you are likely to become a regular at this unique coffee bar. Not only is Bayou Bakery serving up some delicious brews, but they also offer an all-day breakfast menu with Creole-inspired dishes. Some of the breakfast items available to go with your espresso drink include beignets, biscuit sandwiches, and the neighborhood favorite, biscuits with pepper jelly. In addition to classic house drinks, they also offer chicory coffee, a natural alternative with a similar flavor profile. Whatever may be your coffee needs, Bayou Bakery can meet them. 

The Java Shack

Another fabulous option in the neighborhood is the Java Shack, located just eight minutes from our apartments. This coffee company has been serving the Arlington area for 20 years with dependable service and quality. The atmosphere is bright and airy, leaving you feeling energized and ready for the day. Using locally roasted beans, Java-Shack regulars love the cold brew coffee and the chai tea.

It will be easy to find your favorite coffee shop with places like these nearby. If you’d like to learn more about our Arlington, Virginia apartments, contact us to speak with one of our leasing agents. 

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