Top 5 Coffee Shops in Bismarck

A Guide to Bismarck Coffee Shops

Boneshaker Coffee Co.

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A locally beloved hallmark among Bismarck coffee shops, for nearly two decades now, Boneshaker has served tea, smoothies, energy drinks, homemade baked goods, and of course, thoughtfully crafted coffee. The interior features cozy vibes underscored by warm tones, ample seating arrangements including comfy couches, a crackling fireplace, and a conference room for meetings and gatherings.

12 Stones Coffee Company

Whether you’d like to sink into an armchair and appreciate the company of loved ones over a steamy cup of joe, organize a group bible study, or peacefully work amidst the subtle charm of a neighborhood gathering space, whatever the case may be, 12 Stones – which is located in New Life Church – has got you covered.

Coffee Break

Near and dear to the heart of town and a fixture along Main Avenue, Coffee Break is an intimately sized corner cafe offering patrons gourmet coffee, tea, fresh baked goods, and espresso.

Mighty Missouri Coffee Company

If you truly love and appreciate the art of java, search no further than Mighty Missouri, which was locally founded and is passionate about intentionally roasting the world’s finest coffee beans in-house. Being situated just down the road from the North Dakota State Capital building and Bismarck State College, this gem provides the perfect caffeine boost before work, class, or a scenic walk along the banks of the nearby Missouri River.

The Gifted Bean Coffee House

What started out as a dream to establish a business that could support a successful working environment for the founding couple’s son, who has Down syndrome, along with others in the community with unique talents, has since come to fruition in the form of The Gifted Bean. Nestled inside downtown’s Bismarck Public Library, the cafe has plenty of tabletops perfect for playing board games, free WiFi, and a lending library where a small donation may just land you your next favorite novel.

Caribou Coffee

Considering they operate five coffee shops in Bismarck, and plenty more throughout North Dakota, you’ve probably already spotted a Caribou near you, some stores provide guests a reliable work and gathering space with tables to sit down at and stay awhile, while others are grab & go oriented. Along with mochas, lattes, and bubble teas, they’ve got toasted bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and baked treats.

Dunn Brothers Coffee

Conveniently situated just off Route 83, Dunn Brothers carries a warm ambiance with speedy WiFi and plenty of seating. From strong and smooth java to blended frappes to signature drinks like the Raspberry White Mocha and Caramelized Almond Latte, there’s a little liquid delight for everybody here. They also carry food items like fresh-baked pastries, build-your-own breakfast sandwiches with hand-cracked eggs, wraps, naan pizza, and salads.

City Brew Coffee

City Brew maintains a comfortable setting dappled with tabletops. When it comes to java, the team here carefully selects only the top 2% of beans grown around the globe, then creates distinctive blends full of flavor and aroma at their new state-of-the-art roasting facility in Kalispell, Montana.


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