Home to the port known as the Cruise Capital of the World, Miami is a town full of people coming and going. A popular vacation destination, the city offers a huge beachfront with plenty of water sports, in addition to a vivid nightlight and restaurant scene.
While out and about, take advantage of the Cuban influence and sample a café Cubano in any one of the many local coffee shops throughout the best Miami neighborhoods for coffee lovers.
Composed of a portion of the “mainland," as well as Dodge Island and Watson Island, Downtown Miami is a shopper's paradise. From open-air malls to department stores, you can buy whatever your heart desires. Complement a day of shopping with an evening event, such as a basketball game, concert, ballet or walk through the Pérez Art Museum.
With all this activity you may find yourself in need of an energy boost. Visit Café Con Leche, located inside Bayside Marketplace so your day won't skip a beat. Living among all this commerce will have you paying $3,572 on average, per month, in rent.
Set within the middle of everything there is to do, Midtown Miami is full of shopping, dining and tall apartment buildings. It's a short stint to the Miami Design District, which is full of innovative fashion and high-end stores and restaurants. The beach is only 10 minutes away, and you can hop a trolley to easily get around the area.
When it's time for a coffee break, go on a world tour without leaving the coffee shop. Pasion Del Cielo Coffee features brews from around the world. Rent in this part of Miami averages around $2,354 per month.
A subset of what's known as Midtown Miami, Wynwood is one of the most colorful and happening neighborhoods in the city. With a dedicated space to honor street artists, funky galleries, boutiques and craft breweries, a relatively young crowd dominates the area. Don't forget the late-night bars to keep people out throughout the evening.
In the morning, should you need a pick-me-up, visit Panther Coffee. This specialty coffee company roasts beans in small batches for a more developed flavor. They also serve beer and wine on the weekends. Living among the action of this hip part of Miami means you'll pay $2,326 on average in rent each month.
The historic center of what's now Downtown Miami, the Central Business District mixes old and new architecture for an urban experience you can't find many other places. Everything you need to work, play and live is packed into this neighborhood. Bars, museums, restaurants and shops give you plenty to do when not stuck in the office. You're also centrally located within the city to easily get out and explore other neighborhoods.
Before you go on your way, make sure you're caffeinated. Eternity Coffee Roasters sells, brews and roasts its beans all from the same location. You can order a cup of your favorite roast and then bring a bag of beans home with you.
Catering to the banking and business crowd of Miami, Brickell is an area made for those who need caffeine to function every morning. Among the rooftop bars and growing foodie scene, the area offers more than just places to visit while wearing a suit and tie. There are plenty of cultural activities, including Museum Park, and plenty of shopping at Brickell City Centre.
Have a healthy meal at Dr. Smood and then take your coffee to go. They not only offer the regular variety of coffee, but also some unique specialty drinks like the Hawaj White Coffee or Golden Mylk Latte. This area of town is growing so expect to pay an average rent of $4,263 per month.
With a nightlife that can't be beaten, Miami residents need a way to get through their day. Enter the extensive variety of coffee shops spread out across these Miami neighborhoods.
While there's something here for everyone, other cities around the U.S. are doing their part to keep the world caffeinated. Did your hometown make the list of the best cities for coffee lovers?
To determine the best neighborhoods for coffee in Miami, we scored every neighborhood on Apartment Guide by business density (coffee shops divided by land area) and coffee shops per capita (coffee shops divided by population). Each score was weighted at 50 percent and combined to come up with an overall coffee score for each neighborhood. The neighborhoods with the highest combined score were determined to be the best neighborhoods for coffee in our quantitative study.
Neighborhoods with fewer than five coffee shops and 500 residents were excluded.
Coffee shop totals come from commercially licensed business listings and my not reflect recent openings or closures. Population and area come from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Rent prices are based on a rolling weighted average from Apartment Guide and Rent.com's multifamily rental property inventory from June 2019 to June 2020. We use a weighted average formula that more accurately represents price availability for each individual unit type and reduces the influence of seasonality on rent prices in specific markets.
The rent information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein do not constitute financial advice or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.