Due to their enormous popularity, indie coffee spots are popping up all over Northwest Arkansas. People love fresh, flavorful coffee, and they also love the atmosphere their favorite house provides. There’s not much better than enjoying a cup of tasty espresso and a chat with a friend is there?
NWA’s trained baristas are at your service when you visit any of the Top 10 Indie Coffee Spots below:
211 Cafe $
410 SW A St #6
211 Cafe aims to use its pure, rich tasting coffee as a catalyst for enhancing community life in Bentonville. It’s a charming brightly colored coffee shop with art covered walls, plenty of comfortable seating and owners who know their coffee beans. It’s a place where Tyler and Mauricio make you feel valued and welcome. A policy of being in direct contact with the farmers who grow their distinctive coffee beans gives the owners the opportunity to know much more about their beans whether they are from Guatemala or elsewhere.
Kennedy Coffee Roasting Company $$
2501 SE Moberly Ln
Terrific local coffee roaster! Many think this is one of the best neighborhood coffee shops in Bentonville. Their specialty coffees are roasted on site and the staff is efficient and friendly. Try their frozen mochas and fruit blended smoothies.
ONYX Coffee Lab $
NW 2nd St #106
Onyx Coffee Lab in Bentonville is actively pursuing its stated mission to create the perfect cup of coffee through scientific and Artisan methods. It delivers a cup that is satisfying in every way. The aroma is tantalizing, the taste is smooth, full-flavored and rich, the atmosphere is welcoming, and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable.
Mud Street Cafe $$
22 S Main St
Located in “Unique Underground Eureka Springs.” Serves award-winning coffee and tasty espresso drinks. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Has a full bar and is locally appreciated for their coffee drinks and fresh delicious food.
Arsaga’s at the Depot $$
548 W Dickson St
Arsaga’s roasts only the highest quality Arabic beans. Taste the difference in exceptional coffee beans roasted in small batches. The people at Arsaga’s strive to serve a memorable cup of coffee every time you come in.
Baba Boudan’s Espresso $
701 College Ave
Locals love this espresso coffee bar and restaurant for its wonderful coffee, friendly service and welcoming atmosphere. If you want to feel right at home the first time you walk in, give Baba’s a try. Besides their coffee and food items, they sell coffee by the pound (great gift items), and you can purchase gift cards for your friends.
Mama Carmen’s Espresso Cafe $
2850 N College Ave,
Based in Fayetteville, Mama Carmen’s is a small quality-roaster, which produces amazing coffee and offers the perfect atmosphere to visit with friends.
IHCC (Iron Horse Coffee Co) $
220 S 1st St,
The atmosphere makes it the perfect place to chat the afternoon away with good friends. Everything they serve is exceptional including the coffee, espresso, refined coffee drinks, bagels and gourmet sandwiches.
Pour Jon’s $
223 N Wright St,
You’ll love the atmosphere at Pour Jon’s. You know when locals rave about a place, it must be top-drawer.
The shop has many varieties of exceptional coffee and more than 20 varieties of loose-leaf teas. Trained baristas strive to bring out the “coffee purist” in every guest. Many claim this is the best place in Siloam Springs to gather with friends over a cup of java.
ONYX Coffee Lab $
7058 W Sunset Ave,
With fantastic espresso and warm, friendly service, the ONYX Coffee Lab specialize in roasting hand-crafted, small batches and serves a brew that will keep you coming back time after time. Try their dark roast!