The Best Places For Coffee In Every State

...And Washington D.C.

01/20/2016 02:19 pm ET | Updated Jan 20, 2016

Any true coffee lover knows that it doesn't matter where you are -- you always want a cup of joe. Whether you partied too hard in Austin last night, or you need a midday jolt in San Francisco, Foursquare is here to help you get the best brew wherever you travel.

The discovery app dug through their data and found the most popular shops for coffee in every state and Washington D.C. Results are based on top-rated places that have a designated coffee shop. 

Surprisingly, not all locations were your average coffee house. For example, while in Bismarck, North Dakota, Foursquare users love the espresso at Fireflour Pizza + Coffee Bar. And users in San Francisco, California prefer to the espresso at the floral and garden center Flora Grubb Gardens.

Whether the locations below are places that also happen to service coffee, or establishments solely dedicated to java, these locations are worth your time (and Instagram snaps).

  • Alabama
  • The Red CatThe latte art is on point at this Birmingham establishment, as are the gouda cheese grits, according to satisfied patrons.
  • Alaska
  • Jitters: Warm and wake up when you go to Jitters in Downtown Eagle River.
  • Arizona
  • Coffee Rush: Cherry mochas really make the case for this Gilbert location.
  • Arkansas
  • Onyx Coffee Lab: This Fayetteville place truly experiments with its coffee beverages, in case you didn't notice in the photo.
  • California
  • Flora Grubb GardensTake in the beauty of flowers and plants with a piping hot cup in your hand, because only in San Francisco would you be able to do that. 
  • Colorado
  • Boxcar Coffee RoastersThe Boulder coffee spot is serious about its brews, so you should seriously get a cup here.
  • Connecticut
  • Lorca: This Stamford place knows that coffee is great on its own, but it's even better when served with churros and chocolate sauce.
  • Delaware
  • Brew Ha Ha: This Newark spot has a "Flavor of the Day" special.
  • Florida
  • Panther CoffeeBefore you get your authentic Cuban sandwich, stop at Panther for some café, which sits in Miami's Wynwood Arts District.
  • Georgia
  • Rev CoffeeLike its name says, "rev" up with a cup of joe and a bacon cheddar muffin at this Smyrna spot.
  • Hawaii
  • Coffee GalleryIf you're already in Hawaii, it's safe to say that living is easy -- so chill out a little more at Hale'iwa's Coffee Gallery on Hawaii's North Shore.
  • Idaho
  • Big City CoffeeIndulge in one of the best combinations ever in Boise: brunch and coffee. 
  • Illinois
  • The Wormhole CoffeeFor coffee lovers and fans of pop culture, this Chicago shop has everything you could ever want, including a "Back to the Future" DeLorean.
  • Indiana
  • Cafe PatachouGo for the coffee, stay for the omelet at this Indianapolis spot.
  • Iowa
  • Smokey Row CoffeeThis Des Moines location is known as a great spot to meet up and chill.
  • Kansas
  • Black Dog CoffeehouseIf impressive latte art makes your day, then Black Dog in Lenexa is for you.
  • Kentucky
  • Etcetera Coffeehouse: Foursquare users can't get enough of the breves at this Paducah place.
  • Louisiana
  • District. Donuts. Sliders. Brew.This New Orleans establishment has its priorities in order. After you've eaten all the beignets you can handle, find your way here.
  • Maine
  • Bard CoffeeIf you find yourself in Portland during the winter, it still might be worth getting the nitro cold brew anyway.
  • Maryland
  • Caffe Pronto"I drive out of my way for this coffee," a local says of this Annapolis shop on Foursquare.
  • Massachusetts
  • Toscanini'sGet the best of both worlds in Cambridge: ice cream and lattes! 
  • Michigan
  • Uptown Coffeehouse: The flavorful syrups, which includes a toffee one, are just a couple of reasons you should venture into this Howell coffeehouse.
  • Minnesota
  • Peace Coffee Shop: Grab a mug while in Minneapolis, you won't be disappointed.
  • Mississippi
  • Strange Brew CoffeehouseThis Starkville shop has blueberry cobbler coffee, which sounds pretty amazing.
  • Missouri
  • Quay CoffeeGet a head start on your day and show up early to Kansas City's Quay, since there's always a crowd.
  • Montana
  • Off The Leaf Coffee BarEnjoy Billings with a trip to Off The Leaf, which closes late and has a drink called Milky Way. Yum.
  • Nebraska
  • The Mill Coffee & TeaCheers to spending time in Lincoln with friends and a cup of the good stuff from Mill.
  • Nevada
  • Sunrise CoffeeTake a break from the action in Las Vegas with an iced coffee from Sunrise. 
  • New Hampshire
  • Frontside GrindYou can't beat an iced coffee that's filled with coffee ice cubes, so head to North Conway.
  • New Jersey
  • Café VolanAvocado toast and a great coffee selection -- what more can you ask for in Asbury Park?
    Satellite CoffeeThis Albuquerque coffee shop also serves a pretty good strawberry lemonade. Good to know.
    MaialinoEnjoy an Italian breakfast, brunch or dinner with a nice and smooth espresso drink.
    French Broad Chocolate LoungeThis combination cafe in Asheville is complete with coffee AND fine chocolate. So it's basically heaven.
    Fireflour Pizza + Coffee BarThe only time you'll want a latte with your margherita pizza is in downtown Bismarck.
    Mission Coffee Co.Ah, the ambiance alone will give your trip to Columbus an extra boost.
    Elemental Coffee RoastersTrust the locals and drink an excellent espresso from this Oklahoma City treasure.
    Coava Coffee Brew BarAs you're soaking in the delightful weirdness of Portland, take a break at Coava, which has a huge, relaxing space.
    One Shot CafeThis isn't just a pick up your coffee and go joint, because this Philadelphia spot has the best complements to a cup of joe: biscuit breakfast sandwiches, galettes and more.
    The ShopIt's all about the cold brew at this Providence place.
    DripWhite Mocha Espresso Milkshake! As if there weren't already enough reasons to visit Columbia.
    Red Rooster Coffee HouseThis Aberdeen place boasts amazing brews and an incredibly kind staff.
    CREMATry Cuban coffee, which is a great way to start off the Nashville food tour that will inevitably follow.
    Mozart's CoffeeThe only thing that's better than the coffee is the stunning view of Lake Austin. 
    The Coffee ShopGotta respect a name that gets right to the point. Stop by if you're treavling through Riverton!
    Uncommon Grounds: Coffee & TeaIf you're in Burlington, get blessed and buzzed with a Iced Maple Latte.  
    Lamplighter Roasting Co.How can you resist a place with a cute bike logo that just happens to be in Richmond, Virginia's capital? You can't, so go to Lamplighter.
    Milstead & Co.It's okay to be sleepless in Seattle, when you can get a good roast at Milstead.
    Baked & Wired: We're loving this Georgetown establishment's priorities.
    TipTopGet gluten-free treats, local coffee and play with some toys at this Thomas fixture. 
    New Moon CafeOwned by two brothers, this Oshkosh shop offers a Lavender Latte which is sure to delight your tastebuds. 
    Paramount CafeThis Cheyenne gem will fulfill your coffee dreams, but if you love bubble tea or a drink called "hot apple pie cider," you'll definitely want to indulge. 

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