Last Updated on February 10, 2024
Along with the amazing mountain views, hiking, skiing, and trailblazing, Bozeman, Montana is a city that thrives on great restaurants, lots of shopping opportunities, and its great coffee shop culture.
Whether you’re a resident or just passing through the town on a Montana vacation, you’ll be happy to know that they have an impressive list of fresh and unique coffee shops in various locations throughout the area.
From cozy cafes with live music to bustling downtown hot spots, Bozeman MT offers a variety of options for coffee enthusiasts like myself. I’ve visited Bozeman a few times: The first time as a launch point for a Yellowstone National Park tour, and the second to enjoy Bozeman itself.
As a coffee lover (addict) myself, I had to get the scoop on what the best coffee and options Bozeman has to offer to get my caffeine fix. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best local coffee shops in Bozeman, highlighting their unique features and what sets them apart from the rest. Let’s dig in!
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Best Coffee in Bozeman, Montana
1. Wild Joe’s Coffee Spot
Address: 18 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Wild Joe’s
Located right in the heart of downtown Bozeman MT, Wild Joe’s is a Bozeman gem that offers an inviting atmosphere and a wide range of drink options, ranging from the usual latte to black coffee and tea. Just a short drive from just about everywhere in town in Bozeman, this shop is perfect for your morning fix or a mid-day pick-me-up.
What makes Wild Joe’s great is not only their quality coffee but also their commitment to showcasing local art and hosting thought-provoking events. With plenty of seating available, you can enjoy your pour of joe while catching up with friends, getting some work done, or even listening to some live music.
2. Rockford Coffee
Address: 18 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Rockford Coffee
For those on the hunt for top-notch coffee, Rockford is a must-try. This quaint shop is known for its on-site roasting and is always serving up some of the best coffee and cups of tea in town. Located centrally in the downtown area, this great coffee shop is a favorite for locals and visitors alike.
In addition to the great cups they have to offer (lattes, breves, cappuccinos, you name it), they also make baked goods and have a nice selection of pastries to choose from like muffins, scones, cake, fruit tarts, etc.
What sets Rockford Coffee apart is not only its dedication to quality in just about everything they do, but also its strong focus on creating a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for customers.
They have indoor and outdoor seating and free wifi. In short, you can’t go wrong with this one.
3. The Daily Coffee & Eatery
Address: 1203 N Rouse Ave #3a, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Daily Coffee
Situated in the Cannery District on the northern end of Bozeman, The Daily Coffee Bar is actually the oldest cafe in Bozeman and is the perfect spot for a mid-day pick-me-up. This charming place offers sustainably sourced food and amazing pours of roasted espresso and coffee, ensuring that every cup is of the highest quality.
In addition to their ridiculously good, meticulously roasted espresso, The Daily also serves fresh grab-and-go breakfast and lunch options. What makes this coffee shop even better is the nice list of mouth-watering pastries, all baked from scratch.
Whether you’re in the mood for a quick cup of caffeine or a tasty pastry, The Daily Coffee Bar has you covered. It has indoor and outdoor seating, depending on the time of year of course.
4. Cafe M
Address: 777 East Main Street, Bozeman, MT 59715 (check site for other locations)
Website: Cafe M
With two locations in Bozeman and one nearby in Belgrade, Cafe M is one of the most popular options amongst locals that proudly serves locally-roasted Ghost Town Roasters Coffee. With a nice spread of breakfast burritos and a variety of coffee and tea options, Cafe M is a go-to spot that is as convenient as it is delicious.
Whether you’re in the mood for a drip coffee, a nitro cold brew, a tea, or their famous San Diego breakfast burrito, Cafe M has something for just about everyone. That sweet combo of great vibes, indoor and outdoor seating, delicious coffee, and equally delicious food makes Cafe M a must-visit coffee shop in Bozeman MT.
The East Main location was my favorite place to relax after a long day of hiking and fuel up before a long day of hiking. So I was basically there all day.
5. Zocalo Coffee House
Address: 117 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Facebook Business Page (no official site yet)
Another Bozeman downtown gem, Zocalo is not just a coffee shop, but also a tap bar that showcases the brew culture that Bozeman is so famous for. Whether you need a caffeine fix to start your day or want to try a few local brews after a long day, Zocalo has you covered.
With its unique vibe, including upstairs, exposed brick walls, and outdoor seating, it’s honestly a great spot for just about any mood you’re in. They also feature local artists and makers, adding to the vibrant atmosphere of this popular hotspot.
6. Mukai Coffeehouse
Address: 2051 W Oak St Ste 5, Bozeman, Montana 59718
Website: Mukai Coffeehouse
If you’re looking for a coffee shop with tons of seating to make sure you’re not fighting for a spot, Mukai is the place to go. There is more than enough seating for everyone, and they do a great job of keeping the vibe cozy and relaxing.
In addition to their spacious seating, Mukai offers private meeting rooms available to book, making it a great place for study groups or business meetings.
The free WiFi is lightning fast, and their in-house baked goods and treats complement their amazing coffee perfectly. What sets Mukai apart is its deep connection to culture, passion, and tradition.
In fact, “Mukai” loosely translates to “awaken” in the indigenous language of Zimbabwe. The namesake and ambiance of Mukai serve as a tribute to the owner’s Zimbabwean culture.
7. Studio Coffee Roasters
Address: 1013 W College St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Studio Coffee Roasters
Studio Coffee Roasters in Bozeman, Montana is an absolute haven for caffeine connoisseurs. With a centralized location on West College Street, this charming café specializes in the fine art of small-batch coffee roasting.
With a focus on ethically sourced beans, each roast is rich with flavor and screams top-grade. When you pair the great java with a great menu of pastries all baked in-house, it’s no reason that this is consistently one of the best options in the area.
This coffee shop also sells its whole beans and grounds online, so you can order a taste of Bozeman when you’re back home.
8. Treeline Coffee Roasters
Address: 136 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Website: Treeline Coffee
Recently named the best coffee in Montana by Food & Wine, Treeline Coffee Roasters takes sourcing beans to a whole new level. They visit the countries around the world that are supplying their beans, ensuring that they have a hand in every step of the process from start to finish.
That’s nearly unheard of in the world of coffee shops.
This level of involvement and assurance of quality allows them to roast seriously unique flavors in each pour of coffee. Whether you check out their roasting room on Wallace Street or adventure to their Main Street location in The Lark Hotel, you’re definitely in for something seriously good with Treeline Coffee.
Pro tip: The outdoor seating at the Main Street location is a great spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and some people-watching. Because who doesn’t like people watching to pass the time?
The Best Local Coffee Shops in Bozeman: Closing Thoughts
There you have it! As you can see, Bozeman, Montana is a haven for coffee enthusiasts, offering a wide range of seriously good local coffee shops to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a cozy spot to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee, a place to catch up with friends, or a cafe with a lively vibe, Bozeman has it all.
From Wild Joe’s and Rockford to The Daily and Cafe M, there’s a coffee shop to suit every taste. So, the next time you’re in Bozeman, be sure to visit one of these coffee shops and indulge in the city’s thriving coffee culture. Cheers to good coffee in Bozeman: the most livable place!
P.S. If you’re looking for a place to stay during your visit, check out our quick list of the best bed and breakfasts in Bozeman!