Nashville’s Black Owned Coffee Shops

Image credit: All People Coffee & Beverage Hall

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Here in Nashville, it is still a little chilly. No worries, we have a lineup of black owned shops for you to slide into 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 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

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.

Gram’s Coffee & Tea

Tea please? Grams has a line up of uniquely blended teas like Berries! and Sweet South. Tea options for no caffeine, as well 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

The Bean Bag Coffee & Tea Shop

The Bean Bag Coffee & Tea Shop is a community staple with a focus to serve, “hope, help, and happiness in a cup”. Swing by for an iced or warm coffee or a cup of Shineworthy Tea. Here you will find breakfast and lunch meal options, smoothies, and special treats such as a peach cobbler. Indoor and outdoor sitting is available for you while you chat with friends or get caught up on work projects. Kid friendly too.

2940 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 112, Antioch, TN 37013

Enjoy your guide of some Nashville’s black-owned coffee experts! Tag us at #urbaanite when you try one out.

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1 Comment

  • 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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