31 Trending Cafe Businesses [2024]

Updated: July 24th, 2023
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1. DoorDash Food Delivery

Best local restaurants now deliver. Get breakfast, lunch, dinner and more delivered from your favorite restaurants right to your doorstep with one easy click.

Where they're located: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Website traffic: 66.7M/month


2. EzineArticles

EzineArticles is a website that allows entrepreneurs to publish their articles on various topics. It generates revenue through advertising and subscriptions. It serves a wide range of customers looking for informative content. The site was founded by Christopher Knight. They have a team of employees who curate and manage the content on the site.

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Website traffic: 1.05M/month


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Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 390K/month


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6. Organic Foods and Cafe

Where they're located: Enxalé, Região de Oio, Guinea-Bissau


7. Coffee Supplies for your Café or Business

Coffee syrups, supplies, and equipment for your home or business at Barista Pro Shop. Fast shipping and low prices on everything.

Where they're located: Denver, Colorado, USA


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9. Tropical Smoothie Cafe LLC

Inspire a healthier lifestyle, serve amazing smoothies and food with a bit of tropical fun. Invest in Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the passion-powered franchise!

Where they're located: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


10. Specialty's Café & Bakery

Specialty’s Café & Bakery serves healthy, made-from-scratch breakfasts, lunches and baked goods and offers convenient, same-day online ordering, business catering, and lunch delivery.

Where they're located: San Jose, California, USA


11. Café Services

Café Services® provides unparalleled corporate dining services with customized food services, managed locally throughout the northeast.

12. Rethink

Rethink is a nonprofit committed to reducing food insecurity with practical solutions that will have lasting impact.


13. On Safari Foods

On Safari Foods is a sustainable Seattle caterer specialing in wedding and event catering and corporate food service. Worried about Covid-19? Order our entrees online and enjoy them at home.

14. Monkey Business Cafe

Where they're located: Anaheim, California, USA


15. The Business of Food

Where they're located: Ireland

16. Nature's Health Food & Cafe

17. Camper Cafe

How much they make: $180K/year
Where they're located: Reading, UK
How much did it cost to start: $5K
Current team size: 2


We Built A Coffee Shop In A Van That Makes $180K/Year

This case study follows the co-founder of Camper Cafe, a mobile coffee van business which started as a hobby and now has 6 units that supply the UK's biggest sporting events, commercial and film shoots, generating around £150k from working only 70 days of the year.

Beth started Camper Cafe almost 13 years ago
Beth grew the business to $15K/month
It cost Beth $5000 to start the business
Read by 5,820 founders

18. The Healthy Food Cafe

A gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian or vegan lifestyle isn't for everyone, we know. But, even for fastfood-eaters, it is a nice change of pace to munch on or drink

Where they're located: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA


19. Lillie Mae's Southern Cafe is a Soul Food Cafe in Tampa, FL


21. Lazeez

At Lazeez, we pride ourselves in our fresh and authentic mediterranean food. Located in North Austin.


22. Lillie Mae's Southern Cafe Offers Latin Food in Tampa, FL 33602

23. Real Food Cafe

Real Food Cafe is a classic American diner offering high quality, homemade breakfast, lunch, and bakery items. We serve large portions with resonable prices! Always cheerfully busy with regulars and locals, Real Food is one of the best breakfasts in Grand Rapids - a must try!


24. HeartBeet Organic Superfoods Cafe

Where they're located: Seattle, Washington, USA


25. XO Marshmallow

XO Marshmallow brings the nostalgia of sipping cocoa with s'mallows, or roasting s'mores by the campfire, with a modern twist with innovative and delish flavors

How much they make: $1.3M/year
Where they're located: Chicago, IL, USA
How much did it cost to start: $200
Current team size: 7

How We Started A $1.5M/Year Gourmet Marshmallow Brand With $200

XO Marshmallow, the premier gourmet marshmallow company and home of the first marshmallow café, discusses how they became the leader in their market by creating a compelling lifestyle brand primarily through social media and organic traffic, leading them to do $1.5 million in sales last year with continued YoY growth ranging from 25-300%.

Lindzi started XO Marshmallow about 8 years ago
Lindzi grew the business to $108K/month
It cost Lindzi $200 to start the business
Read by 3,362 founders

26. City Cafe of Baton Rouge

Where they're located: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


27. Good Company Cafe

Hidden gem in South Huntsville, Good Company Cafe provides brunch daily and the city's best customized weddings and catering.

Where they're located: Huntsville, Alabama, USA


28. Red Square Cafe

Where they're located: Portland, Oregon, USA


29. Z-Cafe

Where they're located: Mesa, Arizona, USA


31. Don Carvajal Cafe

Don Carvajal Café is a specialty coffee roaster based in the South Bronx. We’re all about providing a good cup of coffee that’s guilt free. Organic coffee free from harmful additives and unethical production practices.