Whether you’re looking for a relaxing cafe to spend some time in or you just want a quick cup of joe, the Bayfront/Downtown Area offers some of the most brew-tiful places to get your caffeine fix!

Hester's Cafe

High-school sweethearts and chef and baker duo Jason and Hester Rodriguez opened Hester’s in 2006 to build a community on food. It’s a great place to grab a morning coffee, meet friends or take a break from shopping. Try the traditional Hester's blend or any of the tasty blends out of the adorable Hester's mug.


The Coffee MUGG

Are you still upset you never received your Hogwarts letter when you were 12? Harry Potter fans rejoice—a wizarding world-themed coffee shop has opened in Corpus Christi! With Harry Potter-inspired drinks and decor—including books, props and more—you’re bound to have a magical time. Wands at the ready!


Lucy's Snackbar

Laidback artists, employees on the go, and food enthusiasts alike can be found under one roof at Lucy's. And while this place is more than just a coffee shop, you can always count on this artisan eatery to serve up a mean americano, strong drip coffee, and the sweetest cereal milk lattes.


Bien Merîté

Get a little taste of France in the Gulf Coast Capital at French bakery, Bien Merite! This all-pink picture-perfect place has amazing beignets and croissants that complete any cup of joe. Bon appetit!


Coffee Waves

A Corpus Christi classic! Here, you'll find Bay Area dwellers and TAMUCC students convene for a Hug in a Mug or Honey Badger with some homemade gelato. Whether you're looking to get cozy on a couch or hang on the patio, there's always a seat saved for you at Coffee Waves.