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Top Five Coffee Shops Near Georgia Tech’s Campus

By Annabelle

Whether you’re looking for a new study spot, a place to grab a coffee with friends after class, or just an afternoon boost of energy, there are endless options for coffee in the Midtown area.

Living in an off campus apartment like Whistler, it can be exciting to try new coffee shops that are not just limited to the on campus options or chain stores like Starbucks. To help you find the best off campus spots, we have compiled a list of student favorite coffee shops near Georgia Tech’s campus.

5 Best Coffee Shops for Students in Atlanta near Georgia Tech

Dancing Goats Coffee Bar

Dancing Goats' coffee and coffee cups

Dancing Goats Coffee offers craft coffee just a short walk from capus. Image courtesy of Condé Nast Traveler.

Address: 33 Peachtree Place NE

Distance from Campus: 6-minute walk

With several locations in the Atlanta area, Dancing Goats Coffee Bar is a popular location for craft coffee amongst Yellow Jackets. The coffee bar features a variety of specialty drinks and a pet-friendly outdoor patio.

Momo Cafe

Inside of Momo Cafe

Inside of Momo Cafe, you can find unique Japanese-inspired food and drink. Image courtesy of Momonoki.

Address: 95 8th St NW 100

Distance from Campus: 5-minute walk

Momo Cafe serves Japanese-inspired specialty drinks and pastries, making it one of the most unique locations in Midtown for your afternoon coffee. In addition to coffee, the cafe is attached to a full bar and restaurant next door, known as Momonoki.

Chattahoochee Coffee Company

Exterior of Chattahoochee Coffee Company

Chattahoochee Coffee Company locally sources their ingredients and is a short drive from campus. Image courtesy of Chattahoochee Coffee Company.

Address: 790 Huff Rd NW

Distance from Campus: 4-minute Uber/ drive

An Atlanta-based company, Chattahoochee Coffee Company serves high-quality specialty coffees while focusing on sustainability and leaving a positive impact on their surrounding community. Chattahoochee Coffee Company even sources their milk locally and crafts most flavor syrups in-house.

Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee

Craft coffee from Land of a Thousand Hills

Land of a Thousand Hills offers delicious coffees while supporting sustainable farming globally. Image courtesy of Land of a Thousand Hills.

Address: 715 Peachtree St NE 

Distance from Campus: 7-minute walk

Similar to Chattahoochee Coffee Company, Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee wants to make an impact with their coffee, but on a more global scale. Every purchase of their beautifully crafted beverages supports their efforts to create sustainable farming communities in Rwanda, where their specialty coffee beans are grown.

Caribou Coffee

Coffees from Caribou Coffee

Caribou Coffee offers a variety of specialty drinks and is a short drive from campus. Image of Caribou Coffee courtesy of Zomato.

Address: 1000 Piedmont Avenue NE

Distance from Campus: 4-minute Uber/drive

Caribou Coffee’s quick service and cozy atmosphere make it the perfect location for both a quick coffee run or an afternoon study location. Just a fourteen-minute walk from campus, the shop offers customizable coffee and tea options.

We hope this article inspires you to try new coffee shop locations in Midtown! If you have any questions about off-campus living or Whistler, contact our leasing staff!

Annabelle Whistler Marketing Intern


Annabelle is a marketing intern for Whistler and a sophomore at Georgia Tech majoring in Business Administration.

July 14, 2022

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