Whether you’re looking for a spot to meet with friends or on the hunt for a serious caffeine fix, Newport & Bristol counties have just the places for you. Sip on something sweet like a flavorful latte, or enjoy something stronger like nitro brew on tap and locally roasted coffee. With spacious settings for work or meetings, settle in to Empire Tea & Coffee on Broadway; or, if you’re looking for that picturesque ocean view as you enjoy, try The Coffee Grinder on Bannister’s Wharf.
Our favorite island cafes offer relaxed atmospheres with cozy corners and welcoming waterfront views to take in while you indulge in your delicious beverage.
On the very end of Bannister's Wharf, overlooking historic Newport harbor, you'll find the Coffee Grinder, a charming espresso bar and coffee shop. Authentic Italian espresso drinks and some of the best coffees in Newport are prepared here the proper way. Also served are a variety of light food items, including fresh bagels, muffins and sandwiches.
Meg's Aussie Milk Bar
This cute and quirky café on Bellevue is an Aussie-inspired gem. Meg’s offers coffee classics and serves up their own specialties, like their Aussie Iced Coffee- a decadent drink of ice cream, double espresso, milk and whipped cream. Take your order to go or hang out in the quaint café for breakfast or lunch.
This cozy coffeehouse serves great Fair Trade artisan coffee, fresh pastries, light lunch, and decadent desserts. Mokka’s artsy atmosphere is complete with artwork for sale, an outdoor garden, and even offers organic dog treats for your four-legged-friends.
Empire Tea & Coffee
With four locations between Newport, Middletown, and Bristol, Empire offers spacious work settings in addition to their specialty drinks, including a Dirty Chai latte and a Mexican hot chocolate. Voted "Best Coffeehouse in Newport County" in Rhode Island Magazine 2012.
Pair your nitro brew coffee with one of Liberty’s fresh, made-to-order donuts. This gourmet goodness is sure to satisfy your caffeine cravings & make your day a little sweeter.
Pull up a stool and enjoy a cup of Cru Bru to start your day off. Served hot or iced, their coffee is strong and comes in seasonal flavors. Plus, with BYOB and breakfast all day, what more could we ask for?
Custom House Coffee
Enjoy a cup of local coffee with a delicious pastry or panini at this Middletown hallmark. Craving something stronger? Try their famous Zombie Killer, a blend of cold brew coffee with caramel and vanilla.
This hip coffee shop will give you the caffeine kick you need with a great cold brew coffee or an espresso. The fun interior offers comfortable seating to sit and enjoy a pastry with your beverage.
With a cozy atmosphere and extensive drink collection, kick back at Coffee Depot and enjoy your espresso, latte, or tea. Looking for comfy furniture, funky artwork, and loads of books? This is your place. P.S. Coffee Depot offers 50 cent coffee refills. Yes, please!