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This city takes its caffeine intake seriously. When it comes to coffee shops, Philadelphia is rife with options to please java snobs and those just looking to hunker down with a laptop alike. This list covers must-try spots across the city—from a curious “coffee lab” in South Philly to a Northern Liberties favorite that draws locals in for delicious, housemade kronuts. A stop at a café also serves as a perfect starting point to get caffeinated up for a day of exploring the city—whether you want to seek out some nearby Philadelphia parks or hit up a couple of the major sites, like the Liberty Bell or Philadelphia Museum of Art. When night falls, find dinner at one of the best new restaurants in Philadelphia.
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