Norfolk's 4 best spots for budget-friendly coffee

Norfolk's 4 best spots for budget-friendly coffee
Cafe Stella | Photo: Lacey P./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 08, 2019.

Need more coffee in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable coffee outlets in Norfolk, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

1. Fair Grounds

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Topping the list is the Fair Grounds. Located at 806 Baldwin Ave., Suite #2, the spot to score coffee, tea and more is the highest-rated budget-friendly coffee spot in Norfolk, boasting 4.5 stars out of 229 reviews on Yelp. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details about Fair Grounds.

"We are the oldest independently-owned coffee shop in Hampton Roads," per the history section of the business' Yelp profile.

Regarding signature items, "We serve organic and sustainable coffee and tea in the heart of Ghent," it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.

2. aLatté Cafe

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Downtown Norfolk's aLatté Cafe, located at 321 Granby St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee, tea, ice cream and frozen yogurt, 4.5 stars out of 126 reviews.

As to what the business is known for, "We are an independent coffee shop and small-batch roaster," it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "We offer specialty coffee beverages and whole-bean coffees roasted daily from all over the world."

3. Cafe Stella

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Cafe Stella, a coffee roastery in Ghent, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 376 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1907 Colonial Ave. to see for yourself. 

Want to know more?

"We specialize in in-house roasting coffee and in-house baking," it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.

4. Coaster Coffee

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And over in Colonial Heights, check out Coaster Coffee, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 69 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the coffee and tea spot by heading over to 8418 Tidewater Drive. 

Curious to know more?

"Stop in and spend some time chatting with our manager Christina," the business says in the bio section of its Yelp profile. "Her passion is people and connecting them with the perfect coffee for each personality is her mission."

Furthermore, we found this about the business' signature items: "We specialize in custom coffee, espressos, lattes and everything coffee," it states on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. 

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