Need A Date Idea? Try One Of These 28 Cozy Coffee Shops!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a list of our favorite coffee shops to take somebody out. Can you think of a better date idea than cozying up in a little nook with some great coffee at a cute cafe? We can’t.

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New York | Bay Area/Sacramento | Philadelphia | Nashville

New York

Ground Central (Midtown)

Ground Central’s back room feels like the library where you would take tea in your hypothetical future where you’re fabulously wealthy. Curl up with your SO and plan your upcoming weekend in your villa in Italy.

Father Knows Best (Bushwick)

This Brooklyn spot has tons of light and comfy seating.

Spreadhouse (Lower East Side)

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Spreadhouse’s rustic style is romantic af.

Usagi (Dumbo)

A peaceful living room surrounded by Japanese art? Sounds like the perfect date in DUMBO.

12 Corners (Chinatown)

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Cupping? What cupping? ;p

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12 Corners has big windows and knick-knacks for days.

Kobrick Coffee (Chelsea)

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Cupping Room 📸

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A great coffee spot with an intimate environment, perfect for a low key date!

Greecologies (Soho)

Minimalist Greek vibes with an amazing selection of food and beverages, plus tons of little nooks to cozy up in.

Sweetleaf (Long Island City)

Just look at that couch. The romance is palpable.

O CAFE (Greenwich Village)

An upbeat cafe with a cute atmosphere. You’ll like it.

re.union (Williamsburg)

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Here’s a date idea: go to re.union for some coffee and chill vibes, then head down the street to Nitehawk Cinema. Done deal.

Bay Area/Sacramento

Contraband Coffee Bar (Nob Hill)

Recently remodeled, Contraband is the cutest hangout spot. Share it with someone special!

The Temporarium (Mission)

We’re not sure whether we like the pillows or the coffee more. Either way, this spot is super cozy.

Vero’s Coffee Bar (San Jose)

Vero’s has your porch dreams covered.

Foxwood Coffee (Shingle Springs)

Cozy up in the side booths and get to know each other.

Rescate (Elk Grove)

The lighting and seating at Rescate make for an intimate environment. Your date will love it.

Bloom Coffee (Roseville)

A beautifully designed space, Bloom is the perfect spot to have a coffee date. Look at all that natural light

Grace Coffee Roasters (Downtown)

A fun and artsy place to enjoy with someone special! Also we’re pretty sure they stole Rescate’s chairs.

Shady Coffee & Tea (Downtown)

Unbeatable vibes that would be best enjoyed in the best of company 😉


Franny Lou (Kensington)

Trying to keep it low key? Franny Lou’s Porch is the perfect intimate spot!

Lombard Cafe (Society Hill)

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Lombard Cafe is the cutest. Nuff said.

P.S. & Co. (Rittenhouse Square)

Cute coffee shop out front, intimate dining room in the back. PS&Co has all the ingredients, AND it’s vegan-friendly.

The Living Room (Queen Village)

Plants? Check. Porch? Check. Killer coffee? CHECK.

Bodhi Coffee (Square)

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Morning light at Bodhi 2nd Street

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Feeling a minimalist vibe and want to focus on the moment? Hit up Bodhi Coffee!


Tin Cup Coffee (Downtown)

You really can’t beat these lights, head here for a killer date!

The Jam Coffeehouse (Wedgewood)

The Jam is a low key hotbed of artsy vibes, run by California transplants.

Divine Art Cafe (Nashville)

If that candelabra doesn’t scream romance we don’t know what does.

Red Bicycle (Woodbine)

Red Bicycle is like the living room you wish you had, except way bigger and they serve coffee. It’s literally perfect.

Atmology (Midtown)

Atmology is littered with cute nooks, and people literally get married here. We saved it for last because it’s the ultimate date spot. You heard it here first.

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