Top five Downtown Miami coffee trucks

Food Trucks are local hotspots serving fresh and trending tastes to their communities. Coffee is one of the most popular items served as it boosts energy and accelerates metabolism with its delicious addictive charm. Whether you want to start the day off energized at work or need a pick-me-up for a celebration, you can visit or reserve a coffee truck for your upcoming event in downtown Miami. Here are some of the best serving special flavored drinks and savory treats.

Iced Caramel Latte and Cinnamon Toast Iced Latte. (Jasmin Moncada/SFMN)

True Baristas
1300 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131

This vintage coffee truck has one of the most varied selections of flavored iced and hot coffees. It is a sister company to Café Demetrio in Coral Gables which takes the theme of European coffee houses developed in the 18th century for intellectuals and artists to gather and discuss their ideas. One of True Barista’s most popular drinks is the signature cinnamon toast frappuccino. They also make a fan favorite seasonal drink in fall, the pumpkin spice latte. You may find the ideal baked delicacies at True Baristas to go with your coffee, from cookies to empanadas. Inside the truck, there is vintage art revolving around Marilyn Monroe and other 1960s celebrities. All customers are served with classic songs playing in the background making it a great place to relax and sip coffee while taking in the scenery of Brickell. Drink Prices range from $3.25 to $6.25. Located on the corner of 13th street, next to a fortune building.

 Caramel Frappe. (Jasmin Moncada/SFMN)

Raccoon Coffee
609 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

Located behind the Presbyterian Church on Brickell, close to the waterside trail, Raccoon Coffee is the perfect spot for your coffee break. It’s the ideal place to pause while you stroll through Brickell, enjoying the sunshine and the bay view. Raccoon Coffee was launched by the Di Frisco brothers with the intention to serve locals with healthy food and specialty coffees they can access at any time of day. It was purposely placed in the heart of the community so that coffee lovers can enjoy it during their lunch break or on their day off being close to one’s work and home. You can choose from a range of coffee, frappuccino, and matcha drinks to go along with their versatile healthy breakfast and lunch items. All ingredients used by Raccoon Coffee are organic and locally produced. Among the most popular items are the caramel frappe paired with a Nutella Croissant. Drink prices range from $3 to $6. 

Arabic Black Coffee. (Jessica Wein/SFMN)

Thyme Machine
1215 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33130

Everyone can find a cup of coffee or tea they like at Thyme Machine located down Brickell Plaza and in walking distance of Brickell City Centre, a business that specializes in Lebanese cuisine and drinks. The most popular item on their menu is their Arabic coffee, which also improves digestion and mental clarity while supplying more energy. Its flavor and scent are also powerful appetite suppressants. They have great vegetarian options such as their famous labneh Zaatar, made up of cucumber, mint, tomatoes, and olives or classic authentic snacks like hummus. Thyme Machine encourages people to join in on some fun traditional Lebanese games they offer such as competitive team card games like Tarnib. Drink prices range from $3 to $6, and the robust flavor and perfume it has are what makes Lebanese people adore it.

Classic Croissant, cachito, Key Lime Pie, and Milhojas. (Photo courtesy of La Suiza BakeHouse)

La Suiza BakeHouse 
609 Brickell Ave 
Miami, FL 33131

This Italian BakeHouse was formed in 1946 by a young Austrian Pastry Chef after the Second World War in Maracay. Many Italian chefs eventually took over the business and improved it to meet the standards of its current culture. At the end of 2020, the Bakehouse was moved to America, starting its journey in Brickell. It is currently located just by the riverwalk trail, this coffee and pastry on-the-go truck is filled with the sweetest authentic taste. It is a great option for those who love classic coffee and are in need of a sweet snack.They make a delicious espresso and must try Milhojas combined with Nutella. Enjoy outdoor seating with a bay view while sipping on a cup of modern Italian coffee. Drink prices range from $2 to $7.They take great pride in their desserts as they take decorating into as much consideration as the taste, they even make wedding cakes.

Latte and matcha art (Photo Courtesy of Naughty Coffee)

Naughty Coffee
19501 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, FL 33180

Naughty Coffee is a trendy company that creates artistic designs for their drinks.The Serbian owner Blagojevic began his career as a bartender in New York City when he discovered his passion for crafting coffee. He teamed up with Liudmyla Zaletsk and together they took over a year to perfectly design their one of a kind truck for their launch in Miami. One of their signature drinks is the Spanish latte, a creamy espresso-based beverage consisting of normal and condensed milk that is evenly blended throughout (can be replaced with oat milk). It can be made either iced or hot. Products are organic and made of high quality. Naughty Coffee also makes crafty matcha lattes and matcha chocos. It is currently located in the center of Aventura Mall. The coffee truck is cashless, so the process is fairly quick even with its popularity. It is a great place to chill out and take aesthetic pictures for instagram. Drink prices range from $3 to $6.

Jessica Wein is a junior majoring in Broadcast Media. After college, she hopes to use her studies towards a career in the news industry.

Jasmin Moncada is a senior majoring in digital communication. After her studies, she wishes to pursue a career as a journalist.