If you're looking for an amazing cup of coffee, you don't have to look any further than Marseille. These 10 coffee shops serve up some of the best java in town, and each one has its own unique atmosphere and personality.
Whether you're a coffee aficionado or just looking for a place to relax, these shops are sure to please. So put on your comfy shoes and get ready to explore the best cafes Marseille has to offer!
The 10 Best Coffee Shops In Marseille
If you're in search of a beautiful and historically rich city to visit, look no further than Marseille. This vibrant port city is full of culture and charm, and there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Whether you're interested in soaking up the sun on the beach, checking out some amazing museums, or eating your way through the local cuisine, Marseille has it all. And that includes coffee of course! So, let’s check out the best spots to enjoy your coffee in Marseille!
In the Panier district, quality coffee (espresso, long black, macchiato, flat white) and cinnamon buns, or "cinnamon rolls", are in the spotlight. In addition to the flowery decor resembling a New York loft, there is a fine selection of pastries (scones, muffins, cookies and mini cakes of all kinds).
The cold drinks menu is also well supplied: freshly squeezed fruit juice (apple, orange, raspberry), iced latte or iced latte… in short, there is plenty to choose from!
Bernie Coffee, located on Place de Rome, is a cozy and warm little bubble, ideal for working or meeting up for a coffee. A la carte, coffees, teas, chocolates, lemonade, pastries, cakes, but also a brunch and lunch menus at low prices. A must try!
Le Café en Bois
Le Café en Bois is a little gem that hides in the heart of Cours Julien. Here, the coffee is 100% organic and ethical. The selection changes with the seasons and the mood of the manager. The menu also offers snacks such as homemade granolas or gluten-free cakes. An address worth the detour!
Black Bird Coffee
The Black Bird Coffee very quickly became an institution in the Cours Julien district. Its eclectic and vegetal decoration is a real breath of fresh air in the heart of the city center. On the menu, the coffee is signed Café Luciani or comes from Brûlerie Moka. There you will also find pastries, carrot cake, fruit juices as well as“homemade lunches and all this, served with a smile!
Deep Coffee Roasters
At Deep Coffee, the coffee is roasted on site by the team! Light to medium, it is done in such a way as to keep the specific taste of each terroir. The grains come from afar: Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Brazil… And to accompany your cup, opt for a pastry, a cookie or even a lemon and poppy seed cake.
Ginger Art & Coffee
If you're looking for a cafe to hang out with friends or just enjoy a good cup of coffee, you've come to the right place. Ginger Art & Coffee offers a nice selection of coffees, available in all forms (espresso, macchiato, cappuccino, Japanese matcha latte, etc.) as well as a menu dedicated to sweet and savory dishes (wholemeal bread with honey, homemade cake, fromage blanc with honey, vegetable soup, pie…). Ginger Art & Coffee is definitely worth the visit!
Welcome to O’Clock Coffee, located on boulevard de la Corderie. On its sunny terrace or in its pleasantly decorated room, this café in the Saint-Victor district offers many variations of lattes and cappuccinos. The baristas have fun between the different types of coffee, the different dosages and the different types of milk (whole, semi-skimmed, concentrated, soy or even almond) and always end their work with a nice personalized drawing. Great latte art!
The Torréfaction Noailles coffee shops are the right addresses for lovers of coffee and other hot drinks. The most legendary is on the most famous avenue in Marseille, La Canebière. Here you will find many coffee varieties. Among them, those of the Marseille brand Henry Blanc created in 1979 and which launched its own pods for Nespresso. You can accompany this little break with various equally excellent pastries and with with the added possibility of buying the products to create the perfect snack at home.
Picnic aux Docks
At the entrance to the Docks Village, right next to the Place de la Joliette, there is a super nice café, with delicious desserts: Picnic aux Docks. Sit quietly on the shaded terrace along the rue des Docks, facing the Square de la Joliette, a little cocoon in this super dynamic district that lives to the rhythm of its business center.
In the Opéra district, a stone's throw from the Old Port, you will find a wide choice of coffees from all over the world at Cafés Debout, which has been open in Marseille since 1932. From Brazil to Guatemala via India and Kenya, the menu is varied and the coffee can be consumed directly on the spot accompanied by sweet treats or bought in bulk to be taken away.
Two more gems you need to visit
Espresso bar established in Marseille since 2013, Coogee is renowned for its cafes and its vintage and cozy decor. Located five minutes from Place Castellane, in the heart of the city, the establishment is perfect for a snack consisting of real, good coffee and gourmet pastries.
Located in the Old Port, at the entrance to rue de la République, La Samaritaine is one of the emblematic brasseries of Marseille. Open since 1910 in place of a former lingerie store, the establishment has a perfect location with a unique view of the Old Port of Marseille and its Bonne Mère. It is ideal for a short coffee break or even a meal during a walk in the city center.
I hope I have given you some good coffee-shop related advice and that this list has helped to introduce you to a few new spots! If there's one thing Marseille is known for, it's its cafés! So whether you're looking for the best iced americano in town or just want to grab a cup of joe on your way out, enjoy these 10 amazing places. Bonne dégustation!