Whether you prefer a specialty latte or a regular old cup of Joe, a morning-starter or a midday boost, there are a ton of awesome cafes in Hampden.
Sure, you could stop at Starbucks. But in our books, there’s nothing better than supporting a unique, locally-owned coffee shop.
So with that in mind, here are seven of our favorite coffee shops in the neighborhood.
When you want your coffee with a trendy, brick-wall aesthetic, Artifact is the place to go! It’s a rustic coffee shop in an old, reclaimed factory building. They have a full line-up of espresso, brewed coffee, tea, and other drinks in addition to a lunch and breakfast menu.
Distance from Co-Balt: 12-minute walk
Address: 1500 Union Avenue
Hours: Weekdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and weekends from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Why not be a good neighbor and check out Good Neighbour? You can pick up classic coffee and tea beverages here, or try something new like the lemon lavender latte! After your drink, spend some time browsing their collection of books, plants, candles, and other local goods.
Distance from Co-Balt: 7-minute walk.
Address: 3827 Falls Road
Hours: Weekdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm; Saturdays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; Sundays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Common Ground Cafe is a Hampden establishment, having been in the neighborhood for 25 years! This Hampden coffee shop is proud to supply coffee from local roasters such as Zeke’s in Baltimore. Besides the coffee, you can treat yourself to some in-house baked goods, made lovingly from scratch each day!
Distance from Co-Balt: Four-minute walk
Address: 3543 Chestnut Avenue
Hours: Daily from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
This Hampden coffee shop roasts their beans right on-site—you can even watch it in action! Grab a cup of coffee and pair it with some of their yummy food, including tons of vegan options (try a donut!). Try out the Bowl o’ Soul while you’re here, too!
Distance from Co-Balt: 20-minute walk, or a five-minute drive
Address: #480 1700 W 41 Street
Hours: Weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and weekends from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
TreeHouse is an awesome local spot to get a latte or cappuccinos. If you want something else, they have a variety of juices and a menu of 100% gluten-free snacks or meals. They even offer all-day brunch! It has a super fun and welcoming vibe, so make sure to check them out!
Distance from Co-Balt: 7-minute walk
Address: 3400 Chestnut Avenue
Hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed Monday and Tuesday)
Okay, this spot isn’t a coffee shop per se but we couldn’t resist adding it to this list because of their delicious gourmet cinnamon buns! Cinnaholic serves “create your own” cinnamon rolls that are all made fresh and 100% vegan—berries, peanut butter, cookies, and s’mores are just some of the toppings they have! And, don’t worry, they’ve got delicious coffee, too.
Distance from Co-Balt: 15-minute walk
Address: #137 727 W 40th Street (in the Rotunda)
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm; Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm; Sundays from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
If you’re looking for something delicious and nutritious, Harmony Bakery is the spot for you! They serve hot and iced coffee and teas alongside their delicious savory and sweet baked goods, made with organic and local produce.
Distance from Co-Balt: 5-minute walk
Address: 3446 Chestnut Avenue
Hours: Thursday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed Monday to Wednesday)
When it’s time to get caffeinated, you can’t go wrong with one of these seven options!
Oh, by the way, if it’s a bit late for coffee, check out our list of the best cocktail bars in Hampden. And if you’re hungry, we’ve got some recommendations for the best lunch spots within ten minutes’ walk of Co-Balt.
If you’re interested in joining an incredible professional community in the heart of Hampden, contact us to learn more about Co-Balt Workspace.