You'd think this was Seattle or something, what with the great selection of good coffee shops and drive-thrus all around the Reno / Tahoe area. Getting a java jolt isn't a problem around here.
Hub Coffee Roasters serves only the finest brews from a combination of organic, Fair Trade, co-op grown, and shadegrown coffees, cultivated in a sustainable manner and without pesticides. Hub opened its second location on Riverside Drive in 2013. Visit the website and you can order coffee online.
32 Cheney Street, Reno, NV 89501
727 Riverside Drive, Reno, NV 89503
Good location facing McCarran Blvd. in south Reno. Kona Gold started as a coffee house (which it still is) and has expanded its offerings to include wine, cocktails, and a menu that includes breakfast, salads, and sandwiches.
3304 S. McCarran Boulevard #101, Reno, NV 89502
(Mira Loma Shopping Center)
This is strictly a drive-thru, right on busy S. Virginia Street south of the Meadowood Mall. A second location is on equally busy McCarran Boulevard.
8050 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89511
3915 S. McCarran Boulevard, Reno, NV 89502
The Purple Bean
Northwest Reno hosts the Purple Bean. It's been around a long time and offers a comfortable place to enjoy your coffee, which is what a good coffeehouse is supposed to do.
The west Reno location puts Walden's out in the burbs. Good coffee and tea, gourmet goodies, and free WiFi.
Love it or hate it, this biggest chain of coffee stores is everywhere around the Truckee Meadows. You can get regular brewed coffee, numerous specialty coffee drinks, teas, and a variety of sweet treats and some real food. Many locations offer drive-up service, which is quite popular. Besides stand alone stores, there are locations in shopping malls and inside some of the casinos. Rather than list them all, I refer you to Google search or the Starbucks Store Locator.
Swill offers locally roasted and brewed coffee beans, plus selected wines and craft beers. Food and other products are obtained from local sources. The atmosphere is casual and friendly like the local hangout it is intended to be. The work of local artists graces the walls. Performers like comedians and musicians are featured from time to time.
3366 Lakeside Drive, Reno, NV 89509
The Laughing C.A.T.
The Laughing C.A.T. features coffees roasted on the premises and a large selection of fine teas sold in bulk. You can also pick up accessories like tea pots for brewing up said teas. Coffee can be purchased by the pound, either whole bean or ground. There a couple of tables inside should you wish to enjoy a cup while visiting. Owner Mark Fleming has been serving up his coffees and teas for many years at what is now exactly a central location, so he must be doing something right.
3545 Airway Dr. #110, Reno, NV 89511
The Jungle is one of downtown Reno's oldest independent coffee houses (formerly named Java Jungle), which also includes a cafe and bar. It's next to the Truckee River and has an outdoor seating area for those nice days. Besides various coffee drinks, you can get sandwiches, fresh salads, home-made pizzas, and a variety of appetizers. Other drink offerings include a selection of beer and wine.
246 West 1st Street, Reno, NV 89501
Bibo offers coffee made from a variety of beans, some from local company Kolika Gourmet Coffee Roasters. You can also enjoy a selection of teas and baked goods.
460 S. Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89509
945 Record Street, Reno, NV 89512
75 Foothill Road, Reno, NV 89511
Lighthouse Coffee Company
5255 Vista Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89436