Nashville’s Black Owned Coffee Shops


Here in Nashville, we have a lineup of black-owned coffee shops for you to pull up to for a chat and a warm cup.

All People Coffee & Beverage Hall

Visiting East Nashville and seeking a local spot for an early-morning coffee or late-evening sip? All People Coffee & Beverage Hall is set up for ALL people to feel welcome. Their menu features coffee classics, and yummy light bites such as bagels, house-made chocolate chip cookies, and gluten-free treats too. Wanting to skip the coffee and sip something new, check out the self-serve tap wall offering select options of beer, hard cider, high gravity kombucha, wine, and more for you to try. Local brews and spirits are offered, and the selection rotates weekly.

347 Douglas Avenue, Suite 101
Nashville, Tennessee 37207


Elixr Coffee Roasters

Founded in 2010, Elixr Coffee Roasters is on a mission to deliver transformative coffee experiences through the sourcing, roasting, brewing, and serving of the planet’s most unique coffees. Located in Nashville’s unique Fifth + Broadway entertainment complex, you can check out their feature story or stop in to visit them today.

5045 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203


Gram’s Coffee & Tea

Tea, please? Grams has a lineup of uniquely blended teas like Berries! and Sweet South. Tea options for no caffeine, as well as medium or high caffeine depending on your preference. Coffee classics and espresso blends available, plus smoothies and plant-based treats too–including Vegan Cinnarolls. Grams also welcomes pop-up events at their shop, follow their Instagram for upcoming events. To read more about how Gram’s Coffee originated, check out this feature story on how their shop was launched in the midst of the pandemic.

632 W Old Hickory Blvd, Madison, TN 37115


No Free Coffee

No Free Coffee is one of the newest coffee shops in Nashville giving all the vibes. Located in the building previously housed by NKA Gallery, it is an LA concept that now calls Nashville home. Pairing streetwear with coffee is what sets their brand apart from other shops and we dig.

915 Buchanan Street, Nashville, TN 37208


The Horn Coffee

The Horn is a family-owned and operated Somali cafe. Well known for their Somali chai, coffee, and different variations of sambusa’s. They are a unique coffee shop with a vision to bring Nashvillians together through an abundant selection of drinks using coffee beans imported from Ethiopia and Colombia.

619 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210


Oye Coffee Co.

Nashville based independent coffee roasting company founded by two Nigerian brothers who have a mission to transform the coffee experience within the community by incorporating art and storytelling. These two brothers have a passion for coffee and have traveled the world to provide fine and unique coffee blends to all those who love coffee too. Follow their Facebook and Instagram for details of their new coffee drops and local pop ups in Nashville.

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  • I love Gram’s; the atomsphere, coffee, tea & treats are wonderful. Haven’t tried the others yet but real soon though. Another shop a few miles out the city is Kofee Broz LLC in Springfield, Tn. It’s black owned and women owned.

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