Best drive-thru coffee stands in Spokane

Coffee is a love language in the Greater Northwest, and coffee stands are built into our way of life. Since it is true, there are so many to choose from in Spokane. Most pick a spot close to home, but there are some worth the drive.

Whether up north by Whitworth or near the South Hill by Manito, our city has a cup of joe sure to make your day instantly better. Baristas are essentially the bearers of baked goods and crafted caffeinated beverages – the angels that help give us wings. They are often the carriers of conversation too, which can be helpful on a hard day. And if you’ve been to a spot more than once, they probably know your drink, too.

We’ve gathered a list of our favs for those new to town, or for those just looking for something new. Here they are (in no particular order).

Blvd Coffee Company

This top coffee company comes highly recommended by a family member of Trending Northwest. My mom has made this drive-thru spot a frequent of hers before she heads downtown for work. I have seen firsthand how the ladies are always up for a smile and leave customers happier than they arrived. Try a specialized drink, warm bagel or more from the Blvd Coffee Company and give them a follow here.

Bloom Coffee Company

Bloom Coffee Company is a South Hill staple morning, afternoon, and night. This hot spot is closed on Sundays, but the rest of the week they are creating coffee for a good cause. Bloom Coffee gives back to the community on top of being conscious of different food needs. Try their acai bowls, avocado toast, or breakfast burritos before hitting the road for your next errand or adventure. Check out their Instagram page here.

Daily Habit Espresso

The word on the street is that the Daily Habit is a contender for one of Spokane’s best drive-thru breakfast burritos! According to their Facebook page, The Daily Habit is, “your one-stop shop,” to swing by until 7 p.m. every day. They offer daily specials and also invite you to purchase a virtual gift card for someone else who loves the Daily Habit too. You can follow Daily Habit Espresso here.

Jacob’s Java

Serving Spokane since 1992, Jacob’s Java was the city’s first drive-thru coffee stand. The O.G. of java here, it serves consumers at five of its different locations. Pick up one of their famous breakfast burritos for the perfect grab-and-go meal. The vanilla chai, iced lattes, or just a cup of regular old joe are guaranteed to be good at Jacob’s Java! You can follow the crew here.

New Love Coffee

New Love Coffee has three locations, however, the Francis location offers coffee lovers the to-go option, granting it a go-to drive-thru in Spokane. New Love has more than just coffee. Customers can enjoy their outstanding sweet or savory hand pies, too! The drive-thru is attached to Canopy Credit Union. You can stay in your car or pop in and sit down in their seating area. Follow New Love Coffee here.

Maple Street Bistro

Maple Street Bistro has been making mornings bright since 2007. This is not just your regular coffee stand. The bistro is known for its fresh cinnamon rolls, scones, muffins and cookies on top of its list of breakfast and lunch paninis. The full breakfast and lunch menu provides a stable, solid and delicious start to your day or afternoon. Come in, get cozy and stay for a while at the Maple Street Bistro. Follow the crew here.


Serving up smoothies, tea, coffee, energy drinks and more, Mudslingers is one of Spokane’s most memorable coffee stops. Often leaning into the occasion, Mudslingers celebrates all the big and little things in life with coffee lovers here in town. Sure to provide killer specials, yummy snacks and friendly customer service, Mudslingers offers two locations open everyday starting at 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on the weekends. You can follow Mudslingers here.

Muggie’s Coffee Co.

At Muggies, every cup of coffee is the pursuit of perfection. This cute and quaint drive-up stand has made a name for itself not just in the surrounding area, but on the world wide web. Trendy and fashion-inspired, this coffee company offers special drink days paying homage to happening events and/or pop culture. Why settle for ordinary? Head to Muggies Coffee Co. today and discover the magic in every cup. You can follow the coffee company here.

Thomas Hammer

A Gonzaga graduate himself, Thomas Hammer, launched his self-made brand in the 1990s before becoming the household name he is today. The company has locations all over Eastern Washington and Idaho. There are drive-thru locations in northern Spokane, on the South Hill, and in the Spokane Valley. They offer not-so-average baked goods and breakfast and lunch options to compliment their unique drink menu. On top of this, you can purchase roasted coffee on the Thomas Hammer website.

White Dog Coffee

With four locations across town, Spokane has been spoiled with how wonderful White Dog Coffee is. Surrounding Spokane with not just their locations but their community-focused discounts and giveaways, White Dog is another popular fan favorite around the city. The NW Blvd location, South Hill, Sprague and Pines locations are open until 5 or 6 p.m., depending. You can follow White Dog Coffee here.

Jordy Blaine, Director of Community Partnerships

Jordan (Jordy) Blaine has her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a major in Public Relations from Carroll College, and is a professional journalist with 10 years of experience in newsrooms. Jordy has worked at Krem 2 News, and is now at Trending Northwest to organize events, coordinate PR campaigns, and expand coverage of marginalized communities . If you want to learn more about how she is making an impact right here in the Northwest, give her a follow on Instagram or Facebook.


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