11 of the Best Kansas City Coffee Shops

To relate to the topic of coffee for the coffee trips

Coffee shops can be a great place to work, catch up with friends or just take a break for yourself.  If you are lucky enough to live in Kansas City you must check out these 11 coffee shops.

Broadway Coffee

4106 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111 | website

When the world is putting weight on your shoulders, and the people around you are only giving you pressure, there is only one way to go around with all your woes – have a break and grab a cup of a good tasting coffee.   At Broadway Roasting Co. they make sure that our coffee beans are processed transparently to their clients. They assure each of our clients the quality they will be getting – only the best premium coffee beans you can imagine.

Crows Coffee

304 E. 51st Street, Kansas City, MO 64112 | website

Kansas City native Zach Moores left his job as an insurance adjuster in 2013 to open Crows Coffee.  “When I was traveling around the country for work, my only peace was the three hours a day I’d spend in a coffee shop doing paperwork,” Moores says. “No matter where I was, the local coffee shop was where I wanted to be. I want Crows Coffee to be that place for people who live in and visit Kansas City.”

Kaldi’s Coffee

318 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO 64112 | website

Kaldi’s Coffee specializes in sustainably sourcing and roasting the finest coffees in the world. We bring the best products to those new to coffee and enthusiasts alike, and guide you to brew coffee to its ultimate potential. Whether traveling to far-away coffee farms, winning barista competitions, hand-roasting and hand-brewing coffee, or supporting the communities we’re a part of – they are committed to serving you.

Oddly Correct Coffee Bar

3940 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111 | website

They call themselves are an odd and capable crew of coffee zealots bent on kicking ass (pursuing excellence), being kind (hospitality) & living exotically in Kansas City, MO. They are foremost coffee roasters—serving sweet and complex coffees to coffee bars, restaurants and homes that are getting after excellence all over the world.  Their mission is to break people out of their rut, engage them with quality coffee, art and service, and help them experience something exotic in their everyday life. You’re sure to get a great start to your day here.

Parisi Cafe Union Station

Union Station, 30 W Pershing Rd #100, Kansas City, MO 64108 | website

Located in Union Station, Parisi cafe believes  you should, “Sip, savor, enjoy a good life.”  Great coffee is motivational. Inspirational. Timeless moments are often shared over a cup. So they take their coffee seriously. Selecting, roasting and brewing it right is an art. Parisi Coffee is our proud, passionate homage to their Italian heritage. This is a lovely spot where you can grab a cup of coffee and enjoy your time at Union Station.

Quay Coffee

412-B Delaware St, Kansas City, MO 64105 | website

Quay Coffee promise is to deliver amazing coffee to you every single time you walk though the door. Their menu is simple, and it is simple for one reason: their coffee is good. The quality of their coffee is due to our source of beans: Oddly Correct Roasters hips with their growers.  With a large service bar, multiple tables, and a large meeting room, there is a lot of space for study, reading, working, meeting, and socializing at Quay Coffee. They meet their goal, to be an extension of your living-room that happens to serve great coffee.

Second Best Coffee

328 w. 85th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64114 | website

Second Best Coffee is an espresso-centric slow bar located in the Waldo neighborhood of South Kansas City. They strive to bring a constantly changing selection of fantastic coffees from the best roasters in the country, as well as a selection of their own roasts. They brew everything by the cup using Clever Drippers or as shots through Kansas City’s first Slayer Espresso Machine.

The Filling Station

1010 Westport Rd., Kansas City, MO | website

The Filling Station has three locations in Midtown, Overland Park, and Westport. Each location is totally unique, and we think they’re awesome places to grab food and coffee, or have a meeting. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or a snack in-between, you’ll have plenty to fill up on when you stop in.


200 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112 | website

t.Loft is a growing community of health cafes offering fresh, all natural food and beverages. The cafe caters to the health conscious.  t.Loft actively shares the positive impact of nutrition, and is focused on fueling sustainable lifestyles. This isn’t your typical coffee shop, but they do offer both cold and hot brew.  Also, it is the perfect atmosphere to catch up on work or hang out with friends.

The Roasterie

1204 W 27th Street Kansas City, MO 64108 | website

They say they travel to the ends of the earth to find the best coffee beans for their coffees and after a taste we think you’ll agree, it’s true! They source coffee beans for the discerning coffee connoisseur and air-roast them to the perfect temperatures to unlock the most exquisite flavor each coffee has to offer.  Not only do they sell coffee, but also tea, mugs, cups and cute gifts.

Westport Coffee House 

4010 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111 | website
This is a full-service Coffeehouse with an exceptional “black box” theatre located just below the coffeehouse. This is your oasis in the middle of Westports’ “Entertainment District”.   An establishment that provides Computer and Internet access with two high-speed Internet connections, its a great place to work.  Drinks are their speciality with choices ranging from smoothies to ice cream and of course tasty coffees. Grilled panini sandwiches and baking “by Pam” will keep you coming back.
Let us know if we missed your favorite spot! Enjoy a cup of coffee, meet with friends or just get caught up on your work at any of these coffee shops in Kansas City!
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  • You need to try The Brew Gallery out on Marshall Drive & Pflumm, south of 95th.

    Steve April 14, 2017 3:38 pm Reply
  • One More Cup! On Wornall, around 71st, a quaint yet cool place for a cup of joe and homemade goodies!

    Susan May 21, 2019 12:18 pm Reply

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