NWA Daily's Guide to Coffee Shops in Fayetteville, AR

By NWA Daily | Published November 24

Feel like you don't know all the best coffee shops in Fayetteville? Look no further, because Fayetteville, Arkansas has some seriously amazing options for your caffeine fix. From cozy spots to work or hang out with friends, to late night weekend hangouts and even a drive-thru option, there's something for everyone. And let's not forget about the delicious food options - avocado toast, breakfast tacos, and even waffles! So whether you're a local or just passing through, make sure to check out these amazing Fayetteville coffee shops for a truly memorable caffeine experience.


Onyx Coffee Lab

📍2418 N. Greg Ave.

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The OG - Onyx's Fayetteville location is where it all started. It is a great, quick spot for a cup of quality coffee and a reflection back at Onyx's humble beginning. Zero frills and strictly good coffee.

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Puritan Coffee & Beer

📍205 W Dickson St

Puritan is your classic modern coffee shop with plenty of space to sit and work or play games with friends. It is in a perfect location on the top of Dickson Street with a great selection of beers and ciders too. They have a legendary trivia night!

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Red Kite Company

📍1852 N Crossover Rd

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A super cozy coffee shop that sells exclusively Onyx coffee. A great place to study or just hang out on the east side of town. Rumor is their expanding to Benton County soon so keep an eye out as Red Kite plans to make some moves!


Old Pine

📍3775 Mall Ave

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Located on a spur of the Razorback Greenway, Old Pine is a cozy spot and traditionally quieter as its a bit further from campus. On a beautiful morning their outdoor patio is the place to be. The avocado toast is a solid choice - we would recommend.

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📍481 S. School Ave

📍200 W. Center St.

📍1509 MLK Jr. Blvd

📍401 W. Mountain St.

With 4 locations in Fayetteville each Arsaga's location is a different experience. Take your friends to the Mill District and have a fancy breakfast or brunch with your coffee in an artsy cafe. Church & Center is calm and comfy, and of course Carsaga's is perfect for a quick one to-go. The fourth location just reopened and can be found in the Fayetteville Public Library.

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📍2850 N College Ave

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Originally known as Mama Carman's, now Basecamp is an open and spacious place off College with plenty of places to sit to work or catch up with a friend. They have the classic toast and pastry options too.

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Doomsday Coffee & Roasterie

📍436 W Watson St

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Located off West Street near downtown Fayetteville, Doomsday Coffee is owned and operated by veterans with REALLY tasty breakfast and lunch tacos. They're open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch and are often overlooked, but shouldn't be.

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Lift Coffee Bar

📍3959 N Steele Blvd

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Located in uptown Fayetteville, Lift Coffee Bar helps meet the caffeine cravings of north Fayetteville. Open late on weekends, this is an ideal location for coffee nightcap. Definitely go with an empty stomach so you can try their delicious menu items. The waffles are great!

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Locals Drive Thru Coffee

📍2626 E Citizens Dr

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Locals Drive Thru Coffee serves locally roasted, specialty coffee with speed and convenience. Locals has a mission to treat everyone in such a way that they "leave better." You can get any quality coffee and specialty drink, just a little faster, and know you're contributing to a hyper local business. When you go, try the cinnamon toast crunch latte!

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Whether you're looking for a cozy spot to study or a quick caffeine fix on the go, Fayetteville has plenty of options for coffee lovers. From the classic Onyx Coffee Lab to the trendy Lift Coffee Bar, there's something for everyone's taste. Don't forget to try some of the local roasters, like Doomsday Coffee and Locals Drive Thru Coffee, for a truly unique experience. With so many great options, it's easy to find your perfect cup of coffee in Fayetteville.

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