Best Coffee Shops in Orlando to Bring Your Kids When You Need Caffeine

Nautilus Coffee features a cool vibe, where kids can touch interesting design pieces and fill up on yummy items. Photo by Charlotte B
Nautilus Coffee features a cool vibe, where kids can touch interesting design pieces and fill up on yummy items. Photo by Charlotte B
2/2/24 - By Melanie Preis

Fun coffee shops in Orlando provide a much needed jolt of caffeine for parents and a charming spot for kids to unwind. We've gathered our favorite Orlando coffee shops -- offering sweet treats, kid-friendly drinks, quirky ambiences, on-site games, or even cute cats and dogs(!) -- all perfect for families. We've even rounded up awesome coffee shops and cafes at theme parks to get parents through the exhausting walking and waiting in lines with a jolt of joe. Take a look at the top coffee shops in Orlando and Central Florida now!


Not into java or lattes? We've got great dining suggestions in our Kid-Friendly Orlando Restaurants Guide, including restaurants with play spaces for kids and tasty spots where kids eat FREE!

Orlando Coffee Shops Great for Kids

Company Nautilus Coffee – Tavares

Nautilus exudes a steampunk vibe with tasty bakery items, energy sodas, and of course, coffee. The interactive elements throughout the space make it a fun experience for kids who need to get their wiggles out.

Cups and Pups Coffee - College Park

Who doesn't love a dog-friendly coffee shop?! Enjoy the coffee shop usuals, as well as fun specialities like the Honey Nut Cheerios latte, lavender cold brews, and more. And again...dogs!

FoxTail Coffee – Multiple Locations

Besides great drinks, including cold brews, matcha, iced tea shakers, and breakfast items, many of FoxTail locations offer tables with coloring activities for kids.

The BreakRoom – Winter Garden

Kids can enjoy hot chocolate, lemonade and the kids' snacks, while tired parents can fill up on delish caffeinated concoctions and the seasonal menues. This coffee shop is the community ministry of the Crossings Church, operating on a donation-based model. Suggested prices are listed but go with what customers can actually pay.

The Kitty Beautiful – Orlando

Young visitors over age 3, accompanied by an adult, can experience the wonder of The Kitty Beautiful. Adopt a cat; drink coffee brews, butterbeer, kombucha, and more; and fill up on grilled cheese cat bread sandwiches. That's right -- cat-shaped bread!

Canon Coffee – Apopka

Families will love spending time at Canon, with toys and books spread through the shop, as well as kid-friendly menu items like huge cake pops and sandwiches. Parents, try the coffee flights with the biggest servings we've ever seen.

Orlando Cat Café – Clermont

Who doesn't want to enjoy their coffee or chocolate milk with cute cats scampering about?! Enjoy the purr-fect setting and besides leaving with leftovers, think about leaving with a cat by adopting one of the cafe's felines.

Best Coffee Shops in Orlando to Bring Your Kids: Palate Coffee
Palate Coffee offers kids frappes and sweet treats. Photo courtesy of the shop

Palate Coffee – Sanford

Do some good with your morning cup of coffee or espresso at Palate. This volunteer-staffed coffee shop uses its profits to fight human trafficking through Love Missions. 

Qreate Coffee + Studio – Orlando

This shared, creative space with a delish menu makes other coffee shops look plain boring. Customers can rent the photography/video studio by the hour or have a monthly membership, and enjoy signature menu items like a taro latte or Midnight Mocha (activated mocha charcoal with a hint of coconut over the house espresso).

Millie Moo's Orlando - Orlando

Millie Moo's is an indoor playground that kids LOVE and parents will enjoy because of the fully stocked on-site cafe. Let the kids play and recharge with the vegetarian- and vegan-friendly menu.

GroundUp Coffee Truck – Mount Dora

Recharge at the GroundUp Coffee Truck when you see it roll through Central Florida. The menu includes the Kids Rule section, with Italian sodas, frozen hot chocolate, smoothies, and much more.

Best Coffee Shops in Orlando to Bring Your Kids: Juan Valdez Coffee Store
Recharge at Juan Valdez Coffee Store during a busy day at ICON Park.

Juan Valdez Coffee Store - Orlando

Located at the iconic ICON Park, this Juan Valdez coffee shop offers great brewed drinks. But let's be honest, it's all about location, location, location. Stop by as you explore the fun attractions of ICON park.

Holy Grain Coffee Shop – Orlando

Located on the first floor of the Windermere Business Center, Holy Grain features tasty lattes, coffees, and a huge food menu with gourmet items.

Best Coffee Shops in Orlando to Bring Your Kids: Joffrey’s
What's a trip to Disney without a sweet break at Joffrey’s! Photo by Charlotte B.

Theme Park Coffee Shops

Universal Orlando Resort

  • TODAY Cafe: NBC's Today Show is the inspiration behind this newsy eatery.
  • Voodoo Doughnut: Located at CityWalk, Voodoo Doughnut serves sinfully delicious drinks and of course, doughnuts.
  • Starbucks

Walt Disney World Resort

  • Joffrey’s: Get your caffeine fix at multiple Joffrey's located throughout Walt Disney World and Disney Springs.
  • Epcot: Enjoy variations of coffee beverages from around the world, especially at the Italy (Lavazza drinks), Norway ("viking coffee"), France (served with a croissant), and more.
  • Starbucks

Disney Springs

SeaWorld Orlando


  • The LEGOLAND Coffee Co.: This new cafe features iced coffees, seasonal drinks, and filling breakfast items and wraps.

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