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Best Coffee Shops in the Valley

Welcome, coffee lovers and adventurers alike, to a caffeinated journey through the heart of Boise and the stunning Treasure Valley! If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that coffee isn't just a beverage; it's a comforting ritual, a reason to pause and savor life's moments, and a passport to the soul of a community.


Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Idaho, the Treasure Valley is home to an array of coffee shops that go beyond mere caffeine fixes. They're vibrant hubs of creativity, conversation, and connection. In this blog, we're embarking on a delightful quest to unearth the best coffee shops, each with its own unique charm and flavor.


Whether you're a local looking for a new favorite spot or a traveler seeking a taste of the local culture, this guide will introduce you to a world of aromatic brews, cozy corners, and the warmest of welcomes. From the bustling streets of Boise to the tranquil corners of the Treasure Valley, our journey promises to be as diverse as the coffee itself.


So, grab your favorite mug, settle into your coziest chair, and get ready to explore the rich tapestry of coffee culture that this enchanting region has to offer. Let's dive into the world of "joe" in the Treasure Valley – one sip at a time!





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Boise

Disciples Coffee Roasters

199 E 52nd St Suite 140 , Garden City | Check It Out


Disciple Coffee, a new haven for clean coffee lovers, has opened its doors in Garden City! Frustrated by the lack of organic coffee options in the valley, the founders took matters into their own hands and opened Disciple in October 2023.


Their dedication to quality shines through in every cup and bite. They only use the best ingredients, including raw milk, organic coffee, and natural everything. No wonder Disciple is quickly becoming a local favorite!

Must-try:

  • Butter Latte: A rich and creamy indulgence made with real grass-fed butter. Take it up a notch and order it with raw milk.

  • Cookie Bite: Heaven in a small bite! Made with wholesome ingredients and bursting with flavor.

Make sure to add Disciple Coffee to your valley coffee crawl! You won't be disappointed.


Alchemist

Multiple Locations | Check It Out


Welcome to "The Alchemist Café" nestled in the heart of the charming Cartwright Ranch community. This beloved coffee shop is a true hidden gem, cherished by locals and visitors alike for its unique ambiance and exceptional offerings.


As you step inside The Alchemist Café, you'll immediately be captivated by the cozy and inviting atmosphere. The soft, dim lighting creates an ideal environment for productivity or relaxation, making it the perfect place to start your day or unwind after a long one. Whether you're settling in for a few hours of work or meeting up with friends, this coffee shop provides a warm and welcoming setting.


Now, let's talk about the culinary delights that await you. The Alchemist Café takes pride in its delectable bagels and mouthwatering breakfast burritos, offering a delightful morning meal that will leave your taste buds tingling with delight. Every bite is crafted with care and precision, ensuring that each dish is a flavorful experience to remember.


ā cafe

109 S 10th St | Check it Out


Welcome to the cherished coffee haven, ā cafe, where simplicity is the guiding principle – because sometimes, the most beautiful experiences are born from the simplest of gestures. At this coffee shop, they are dedicated to delivering a delightful and authentic experience that is nothing short of extraordinary.


Here, they take the art of simplicity seriously, focusing on three core values: deliciousness, thoughtfulness, and heartfelt service. They believe that great coffee doesn't need to be complicated; it should be simply delicious. The carefully curated coffee beans are roasted to perfection, ensuring that every cup is a flavorful and aromatic masterpiece that speaks for itself.


But their commitment goes beyond the coffee itself. Striving to infuse every aspect of your visit with thoughtfulness. From the moment you step through our doors, you'll be welcomed into a warm and inviting space designed to make you feel at ease. Whether you're sipping your coffee solo, catching up with friends and family, or collaborating with co-workers, we want you to know that you're among friends.


Caffeina

4774 W State St & 6575 W Overland Rd | Plan Your Visit


From our humble beginnings as a roasting house, Caffeina has evolved into a thriving establishment, now featuring a full-service bakery and kitchen. In 2019, we proudly expanded to a second cafe location on the Boise Bench. Our journey has been fueled by the warm embrace of the Boise community, and we're grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the vibrant coffee culture in this city.


Slow by Slow Coffee Bar

405 South 8th St Ste 155 | Plan Your Visit


Slow by Slow is not just a coffee shop; it's a passionate pursuit of excellence. As a local multi-roaster, they are dedicated to enhancing your coffee experience by prioritizing quality over speed. Their mission is to introduce you to the finest coffees sourced from top roasters worldwide. Founded in the heart of BODO, Slow by Slow represents a commitment to coffee professionalism, a labor of love, and a means of supporting our family.


The District Coffee House

219 N 10th St | Plan Your Visit


The District is more than just a coffee house; it's a downtown Boise landmark. Nestled at the corner of 10th & Bannock, proudly serving locally roasted Form & Function Coffee alongside fresh, delectable pastries. Since their establishment in 2011, the mission has been clear: to enhance Boise's quality of life. They achieve this by fostering community connections through exceptional customer service, crafting exceptional coffee, and promoting local talent with live music through B-AMP.


Push & Pour

214 EAST 34TH ST & 501 S ASH ST & 13 S Latah St Suite 2 | Plan Your Visit


Step into a coffee shop like no other, where vibrant yellow meets sophisticated monochrome. With a clever repurposing of what might have once been a car-related business, this space now welcomes you with open garage doors that extend into an inviting outdoor seating area. The Stil, a delightful neighbor, adds to the charm, and rumor has it that a third business will soon join this dynamic trio. Plus, pet-friendly outdoor seating ensures your furry friends are part of the fun. Come experience the unique blend of style and community at this super cute coffee haven.


Broadcast Coffee

1100 W Idaho St Ste 105 | Plan Your Visit


Barry Faught's journey from the Idaho farm fields to the bustling streets of Seattle has been one filled with adventure and a love for coffee. Raised by a local radio DJ and celebrity, Bill Bailey, Barry eventually found himself in the broadcasting industry. However, the allure of independence and Seattle's vibrant culture of music, food, inclusivity, and coffee shops called him. In 2008, he opened the first Broadcast Coffee on Yesler and 20th, honoring his dad's passion for radio. Their mission? To spread love, acceptance, and exceptional coffee. Today, with three cafes, a bakery, a roasting team, and a growing community, Broadcast Coffee continues to brew a brighter future, one cup at a time.


Neckar Coffee

117 S 10th St | Plan Your Visit


This charming coffee shop in Boise is the perfect discovery for late-night coffee cravings or a relaxed morning pick-me-up. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a friendly staff, exceptional service, and a cozy ambiance that sets the scene for a delightful coffee experience. From the first sip of your coffee, you'll feel right at home. It's the kind of place that, if you were a local, you'd make your regular haunt. Whether you're stopping by for a leisurely morning or a late-night indulgence, this coffee gem has all the makings of a favorite haunt.


Form & Function

511 W Broad St | Plan Your Visit


In the heart of downtown Boise, the passion for coffee knows no bounds. They're more than just a specialty coffee roaster; we're dedicated to continuous growth and education. Their baristas are true coffee aficionados, honing their craft to perfection. From the beans' source to the cup, we take meticulous care in every step. Their fluid bed roaster ensures zero emissions, while they're supply store equips you to brew the best coffee at home. They're not just about coffee; we're about community, offering classes and sharing our discoveries.



Meridian

Mountain Timber Coffee

106 E Williams St | Plan Your Visit


Discover our hidden gem, a place you've driven past countless times and always wondered about. Inside, you'll find a cozy yet comfortable atmosphere with friendly staff who keep the drinks flowing even during the busiest hours. Alongside our delectable beverages, we offer limited but tempting food options like muffins, homemade bread, and breakfast burritos. Impeccable cleanliness is our norm, ensuring a pleasant visit. If you've been curious, now's the time to stop by. Join the many others who have found their new favorite spot, and rest assured, you'll be back for more.


Wild Things Coffee Co

2900 W Excursion Ln | Plan Your Visit


Wild Things Coffee Co., the newest coffee haven in Meridian, Idaho, invites you to embark on a flavorful journey through the Gem State. With a menu boasting Idaho-inspired beverages like Lost River Latte and Hells Canyon Huckleberry, this coffee shop offers a taste of the outdoors. Located at the intersection of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway and South Ten Mile Road, the shop also serves breakfast burritos, sandwiches, and a range of delectable baked goods, all sourced locally to support small businesses. Quality is paramount here, ensuring that every cup of coffee meets their high standards. Wild Things is your go-to spot for a taste of Idaho's wild side.


Royal Coffee Co.

3635 E Longwing Ln | Plan Your Visit


Royal Coffee Co. is a family-owned gem, proudly brewing espresso-based delights with organic coffee beans. Their delectable menu features handpicked ingredients in distinctive, refreshing drinks, including 100% crushed fruit smoothies and homemade Freezes. Whether you prefer to pre-order online or savor the inviting ambiance, Royal Coffee Co. promises a delightful coffee experience like no other. Join them in celebrating the art of crafting exceptional coffee and relish in every sip of their handcrafted creations.


Lucky Perk

1630 S. Eagle Rd & 1551 W. Cherry | Plan Your Visit


Lucky Perk, a locally owned and operated coffee haven, is your ideal spot for studying, meetings, or quality time with loved ones. Our skilled baristas are poised to create your favorite specialty drinks, signature classics, or seasonal delights. Don't forget to pair your beverage with a scrumptious pastry. As an Idaho Original company and proud winner of the Best of Meridian business competition, we invite you to savor the Lucky Perk experience – where great coffee and warm moments come together seamlessly.



Eagle

Alchemist - CLOSED

Multiple Locations | Check It Out


It's pains me to say that the Alchemist is closed in Eagle as of 10/8/2023. From a post on their social media the location has been bought by another owner and will be reopened. For the time being, I am unsure of the plans from the new owners but will update this guide when I know more.


Rembrants

93 S Eagle Rd | Plan Your Visit


Rembrandts, a formerly historic church, has transformed into a beloved coffee shop with a broader vision. Beyond serving exceptional coffee, this establishment now embraces the community with a diverse menu that includes local food and wine. From morning to night, Rembrandts is a welcoming hub where the love of coffee and the spirit of togetherness converge, offering a unique experience for all.


Coffee and Supply

36 N Echohawk Ln Unit 101 | Plan Your Visit


Welcome to Coffee and Supply Co, a family-owned and operated establishment since 2020. Husband and wife owners, are proud to represent the spirit of Mom and Pop businesses. The interior is thoughtfully designed to provide you with comfort and a sense of home.

They're mission is to unite the community in a welcoming space where we serve a distinctive seasonal menu and offer relevant discoveries. Whether you're meeting a friend, working, or bringing your kids along, they're here to cater to your needs.



Nampa

Flying M

1314 2nd St S | Plan Your Visit


Since 2006, Flying M has been an integral part of downtown Nampa. Known for its in-house baked pastries, this cozy establishment offers a delightful morning spread featuring scones, muffins, pecan rolls, cookies, dessert bars, and cakes/cupcakes. Guests can savor hot oatmeal, yogurt, or granola as well. Flying M's distinctive purple Diedrich 12-kilo roaster, designed for small-batch roasting, is a prominent feature on-site. Besides its exceptional coffee, Flying M also boasts an eclectic gift shop and provides a welcoming space with plenty of tables, chairs, and couches for individuals or small groups. Weekly events like Tuesday night trivia make it a community hub. Visit the website for the latest event calendar.



Caldwell

Bond & Bevel

107 S Seventh Ave | Plan Your Visit


Bond & Bevel was born from the desire to create heirloom-quality leather goods for a lifetime of use. The founders, Heath and Krista, embarked on this journey with a mission to offer handcrafted, premium leather products at an affordable price. They started by crafting the Rugged Satchel, aiming high from the beginning. What began as a personal project soon garnered the attention of friends and family, leading to their first paid gig. In 2020, with more time on their hands, they delved deeper into their craft. Now, Bond & Bevel calls Caldwell, ID, home, where they've blended their love for leather with top-quality coffee and vintage-inspired outdoor gear.


Flying M

724 Arthur St | Plan Your Visit


Renowned for its in-house baked pastries, this inviting establishment offers a delightful breakfast spread that includes scones, muffins, pecan rolls, cookies, dessert bars, and cakes/cupcakes. Guests can also savor hot oatmeal, yogurt, or granola. Beyond its excellent coffee, Flying M features an eclectic gift shop and provides a warm and welcoming space with ample tables, chairs, and couches, making it perfect for individuals and small groups. Check the website for the latest event calendar.


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