The Best Coffee Spots in Port Douglas
Sitting back and enjoying a cup of coffee can easily be one of the highlights of our day.
You may be having breakfast with the family or catching up with friends - no matter your coffee preference, you will easily find your dream location in Port Douglas to start your day off right.
Whether you are holidaying in the tropics, or lucky enough to call Port Douglas home, Coconut Grove has prepared this guide to ensure you that you know exactly where to get the best coffee that will be served with a smile.
Here are some of our top picks for coffee dine in or takeaway – enjoy!
The Little Larder
Centrally located in the heart of Macrossan Street, Little Larder is known for their standout coffees accompanied by delicious breakfasts and lunches. If you are more of a sweet tooth, there are a wide selection of cakes and muffins available as well. You can either set yourself up outside under the umbrellas for a prime people-watching position or inside in the air-conditioning.
To ensure you are impressed with your beverage of choice, the café has recently invested in a top of the range San Remo Opera espresso machine. With a buzzing atmosphere, lovely staff and even better coffee, it is no wonder why The Little Larder is one of the local’s favourite hangouts.
You may have already visited Sparrow in Brisbane, Byron Bay or Bangalow, and you can now check out this laid-back coffee shop in Port Douglas. Featuring unique art pieces along with a trendy collection of clothes and homewares, this really is the perfect destination for a lover of all things beautiful.
With outstanding service, the talented baristas offer an extensive range of ‘non-milk’ options including macadamia, almond and soy to suit your coffee preferences. Visitors have noted the incredible quality of the coffee as well as the quick service, so be sure to pop into Sparrow while you are spending the day in Port.
As one of the long-standing local favourites, Origin Espresso is sure to have your daily coffee fix covered. If you are after something to eat, there are also a selection of treats and burgers to choose from. This spot is conveniently located around the corner from the Marina and Macrossan Street.
Get the most out of your Port Douglas coffee experience by trying the unique ‘Fourmile Blend’ coffee beans or the cold drip option available at Origin. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as you watch the world go by. You will also have access to free WIFI – a great way to keep the kids distracted or catch up on your emails.
If you are somebody who loves to go where the locals go, Cafe Fresq is the perfect spot for you. Treat yourself to a delicious coffee and choose from a selection of tasty meals for breakfast or lunch. This popular café has something to suit everyone, from vanilla pancakes to soft-shell crab burgers which are all available at affordable prices.
Although you can always expect great coffee at Fresq, there are also a number of juices, beers and cocktails on the menu too. This spot is family friendly and located right in the centre of town a short stroll from Coconut Grove. You will be glad you visited this local favourite during your time in Port Douglas.
If you are looking to enjoy your coffee with a view, be sure to visit Choo Choos restaurant. The hardest choice you have to make is which picturesque location to enjoy your coffee - over the lake and golf course at Choo Choo’s St Crispin’s OR over the inlet at Choo Choos at the Marina on Wharf Street. Bring the family to complete your weekend outing with a scenic train ride stopping at both of these locations on the renowned Bally Hooley.
The welcoming and attentive staff will always add to your fantastic experience at Choo Choos. This spot is not only a great food and coffee destination but is also a fun place to explore Port Douglas and entertain the kids.
Port Douglas definitely has the perfect coffee spot for everybody, and we hope we have helped to find yours! J