The Montgomery County Coffee Shops You Have to Visit

Energize your visit to Montgomery County, Maryland with a delicious cup of coffee. With many novelty small business coffee shops in the area to choose from, here are some of our recommendations to get your caffeine fix near Washington, DC.

Mayorga Organics – Rockville
When you step into Mayorga Organics, the fresh coffee you order is processed and roasted right before your eyes in the shop’s roasting facility. You can also feel good about where your quality caffeine is coming from since the team behind the café are advocates of equal partnership with their farming partners in Latin America.

The Family Room – Laytonsville
The Family Room isn’t just a place to pick up great gifts for your home, they also serve locally-made Quartermaine Coffee Roasters products. The location is a perfect gathering place for friends or family looking to catch up over a cup of coffee.

Barking Mad Cafe – Gaithersburg
Priding themselves as a quirky shop with a unique menu, Barking Mad Café is a fun spot to sit and stay awhile or grab and go. Coffee specialties include their Nitro Cold Brew served on tap and their Barkuccino which is a blend of crème, ice, and espresso.

Takoma Beverage Co – Takoma Park
Whether you’re looking to kick-start your day on the road or get some work done, Takoma Beverage Co.’s welcoming neighborhood atmosphere is sure to satisfy your caffeine cravings. They specialize in hand-crafted beverages from classic espresso drinks to single-origin coffees.

The Music Cafe – Damascus
Inspired by song titles, The Music Café creatively named their menu items to add a bit of fun to your standard coffee order. This shop also hosts numerous events including bingo, open mic nights, and musical performances to enjoy alongside your cup of joe.

Kefa Cafe – Silver Spring
Owned and operated by a sister duo, the cozy Kefa Café creates a sense of community not only through their organic, free trade gourmet coffee, but also through an art space displaying rotating exhibits.

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