Finding the ideal gift for a coffee lover can be tricky. A new coffee brewing device or accessory can obviously be one of the best gifts you can give someone who loves good coffee. But on the other hand, the serious coffee drinker will already have a great brewing setup at home.

That’s what makes the challenge interesting. You can either enhance their home coffee experience with an upgrade in luxury, or you can add a new dimension to their coffee routine. This list will have some of everything.

Some of these gifts make great travel companions for serious coffee lovers who are often away from their ideal home set-ups. A simple and compact brewing device is the perfect gift for a business traveler, digital nomad, or college student. After all, no true coffee lover should have to go without a high-quality cup of coffee, wherever they are.

We’ve gathered some great gifts for coffee lovers that are sure to please your coffee-loving friends and family in every price range.

Our Top 5 Coffee Gifts for Everyone 

In a world of individually crafted coffees, it’s sometimes hard to think of a gift as unique as the person on your list. No matter who you’re shopping for, these five gifts are sure to unwrap a smile.

1.  For the Modern and Minimal Coffee Drinker: It’s American Press Coffee and Tea Maker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: American Press

This handsome single-serve press coffee maker features an environmentally conscious reusable pod (bonus: the reusable pod also makes it easy to clean). More than just good looking, the American Press is shatter-resistant and double-walled to keep the gift recipient’s coffee hot. Know someone who loves great coffee and is always making coffee on the go or at work? Then the American Press is a great gift option.

Price: $79.95

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2. For the Avid Outdoorsman or Outdoorswoman: Yeti Rambler Insulated Tumbler with MagSlider Lid

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Yeti tumbler

For your friends and coworkers who are constantly trying to rally everyone for a hike, wrap up one of these Yeti Ramblers. What makes it so special? This Rambler is made with Yeti’s MagSlider Lid, the only drink lid on the market that uses the power of magnets to keep their brew from spilling. Double-wall vacuum insulation means coffee will stay hot as your adventurous friend explores the great outdoors, and shatter-resistant construction keeps this cup intact if it takes a tumble down a mountainside.

Price: $29.99

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3. For the Coffee Lover Looking for Something New: Atlas Coffee Club

Atlas coffee bag, coffee cup, and postcard

You’re here, so we know you know someone who loves coffee. If you’re looking to liven up their daily caffeine routine, how about surprising them with coffees from around the world?

From Papua New Guinea to Peru, Zambia to Malawi, a Coffee World Tour gift subscription from Atlas Coffee Club delivers specialty-grade, single-origin coffees from countries across the globe. Each batch of coffee is roasted to order to guarantee freshness and is accompanied with a postcard and country card from each origin. And if you’re wondering, “What does coffee from Zambia and Malawi taste like?” — it’s delicious. Take it from Forbes: “the quality is on a level that will impress the most discriminating of coffee critics.”

Even better, your coffee gift will last for 3, 6, or 12 months – however long you want to be their favorite.

Price: 3 months for $60, 6 months for $109, 12 months for $199

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4. For the “Even If It’s Cold Out Get Me a Cold Brew” Cold Brew Lover: Soma Double Wall Glass Tea and Coffee Cold Brew Bottle

Soma cold brew bottle

This gift is perfect for that friend who seems to have a cup of iced coffee permanently attached to their hand, no matter how cold it is outside. Middle of winter? Yes. North Pole? No problem. For that person on your list who goes cold brew 365, we highly recommend the Soma cold brew bottle. The double-walled glass keeps their beverage cold (or hot, if they decide to switch things up) virtually all day long. Plus, the lid is leak-proof, allowing your recipient to toss the bottle in their purse, gym bag, or briefcase.

Price: $33

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5. For Those Who Consider Coffee a Way of Life, Not Just a Beverage: The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing

World Atlas of Coffee

For that person on your list who lives, eats, and breathes coffee, we’re willing to bet they’d like to read about it too. One of our favorite books and one of the best-selling, “The World Atlas of Coffee” features cultures that, like the person unwrapping it, consider coffee a way of life. It describes the different places, methods, and people who brew coffee, and the unique aspects of each.

Price: $24.60

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The Best Coffee Gifts on a Budget (all under $30) 

You don’t need to spend an exorbitant amount to show the coffee drinker in your life how much you care. Each of the following gifts for coffee lovers come in with a price tag under $30, and will surely be appreciated by whoever unwraps it.

6. For Those Who Consider Home Brewing a Work of Art: Osaka Pour Over Coffee Maker

Osaka Drip Carafe

As many coffee lovers know, sometimes a filter or pod can take away from the coffee bean’s essential oils. This design concept is similar to a Chemex, but with a difference. The Osaka pour-over coffee maker has an environmentally friendly reusable stainless steel drip filter that optimizes extraction and ensures that no aromatic oils are lost. Its glass lid seals in heat and aroma.

Price: $29.99

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7. For the Minimalist & Perfectionist: Hario VDC-02W V60 Ceramic Coffee Dripper

Hario Ceramic Coffee Dripper

This gorgeous Japanese design perfects the minimalist concept. It’s ceramic, so it maintains optimal heat during extraction, and its conical shape is designed to coax out fruity and floral notes. The large single hole gives the user the opportunity to control flavor through the speed of water flow, and therefore sharpen home barista skills. Besides the classic white, it’s also available in red and brown.

Price: Starts at $18.50

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8. For the Vintage Lover: The Original Bialetti Moka Express

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Bialetti Moka Express

You know that friend who just can’t help but love anything retro? They’ll simply adore the Bialetti, the iconic vintage coffee maker that prepares a velvety rich brew on the stove top in less than five minutes. It’s a delight to use — the coffee actually purrs as it flows into the upper chamber. Made of polished aluminum in a classic octagonal shape, it’s an iconic beauty. This is delightfully low-tech — it’s not dishwasher safe, but you can use it on a gas burner, making it perfect for brewing a rich demitasse of dark roast at a campsite.

Price: Starts at $28.77

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9. For the On-the-Go Go-Getter: Contigo Autoseal West Loop Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug

Contigo Travel Mug

High-quality travel mugs can make the best gifts for coffee lovers who are always on the go. It’s compact enough to slip into a briefcase, but it holds a nice-sized (16-ounce) cup of joe. With autoseal technology, it’s spill-proof and leakproof, and the vacuum insulation keeps coffee hot for five hours. If the coffee-loving commuter in your life likes cold brew, they’ll enjoy it up to 12 hours. The sleek design comes in a rainbow of gently shimmery colors.

Price: $17.55

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10. For the Person Who Isn’t a Morning Person: Presse by Bobble Coffee & Tea Maker

Presse by Bobble

For that coworker who has never once made an 8 a.m. meeting, help them out by shaving a few minutes off their morning routine. A portable brewer and mug in one, the Presse by Bobble transport 13 ounces of coffee — in the exact same container it’s made in. Its micro filter separates coffee grounds and sediment and eliminates the need for paper filters or pods.

Price: $24.99

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11. For the Budget-Conscious Friend With a Latte Addiction: Bean Envy Milk Frother Handheld

Bean Envy Milk Frother

For that friend who says they’re on a budget but can’t kick their $5-latte-a-day habit, this milk frother might be the answer to their prayers. This battery-operated milk frother is easy to store, easy to clean, and gives barista-quality results. It’s great for crafting professional-quality lattes, and can also be used for blending all types of drinks. Paired with one of the pour-over coffee makers featured above and some quality coffee beans, this makes a nice addition to a coffee gift set.

Price: $14.95

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12. For the Coffee Lover Who Can’t Get On Board With Black Coffee: Bodum 11870-01US Bistro Electric Milk Frother

Bodum Bistro Electric Milk Frother

There are coffee purists who only order black, and there are those who want double cream and sugar. This milk frother from Bodum creates a denser head of foam than you can get with a handheld model. It has a nice capacity — one cup (300 milliliters) so you can froth milk for more than one drink at a time, and you can check the progress through the clear lid. Its sleek and compact design with cord storage in the base make it easy to store on the counter, and a non-stick interior makes for quick cleanup.

Price: $24.92

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13. For the Party Host: Konitz Coffee Bar Café Au Lait 20-Ounce Bowls

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Konitz Cafe Au Lait Bowls

Have a friend who’s constantly inviting you over for coffee? On your next visit, surprise them with these 20-ounce café au lait bowls — a serious upgrade from a standard coffee mug when it comes to savoring the experience. Simply holding the bowl in two hands keeps you in the moment. They also make beautifully frothy coffee drinks look their best. These durable, microwave- and dishwasher-safe porcelain bowls add simple elegance to an everyday routine.

Price: $16.99

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14. For Those Who Want Espresso, Not an Americano: DeLonghi Double-Walled Thermo Espresso Glasses

DeLonghi Espresso Glasses

Why hide that gorgeous head of foam on a perfectly pulled shot of espresso in a porcelain cup? These minimalist chic double-walled thermos glasses also keep the espresso piping hot (or chilled).

Price: $11.63

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15. For the History Buff: “Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World”

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Uncommon Grounds

Some people just want to drink coffee, others want to discover it, uncovering more than just its unique and rich flavor profiles but also the history behind it. The new edition of the popular book “Uncommon Grounds” by Mark Pendergrast tells the history of coffee and coffee culture from its beginnings in Abyssinia to our (completely reasonable) contemporary obsession. This informative and fascinating book will delight the serious coffee drinker.

Price: $24.99

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The Best Gifts to Make a Big Impression

If you’re shopping for a wedding or holiday, or simply want to make a splash with your gift, choose one of these premium presents. While they’re a little higher on price point, these gifts for coffee lovers will certainly be appreciated — and coveted by all their friends.

16. For the Friend Who’s Had the Same Coffee Maker for 10 Years: Ninja Coffee Bar Auto-iQ Programmable Coffee Maker

Ninja Coffee Bar System

Know someone who deserves a big upgrade on their at-home coffee brewing system? This gift will do it all and do it effortlessly. The Ninja Coffee Bar has six brew sizes so the recipient can brew an individual cup, fill a travel mug, or fill a carafe for a group. The handsome machine has a beautiful, double-walled stainless steel carafe that keeps coffee hot for two hours.

Luxurious at-home lattes will now be a daily treat thanks to the built-in milk frother. And it brews coffee exactly how they want it — classic, rich, iced (without being watery!), specialty layered drinks, or the Ninja’s own exclusive Cafe Forte brew. Make your loved one’s life easier and richer with this all-in-one home coffee machine.

Price: Varies based on available manufacturers, but starts new at $212

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17. For the Person Who Always Dreamed of Opening a Coffee Shop: OXO BREW Conical Burr Coffee Grinder with Integrated Scale

OXO Burr Grinder

This grinder’s integrated scale has an automatic shutoff, ensuring the perfect amount every time. And for precision, it’s hard to beat — there are 38 settings. With a high-torque, low-speed motor, it won’t overheat the beans, so the flavor stays great. There’s also less static, so it’s easier to clean. Besides manual and a mode for grams, there is a mode for cups, so you can grind based on how many cups you’d like to brew. Its sleek vertical design won’t crowd the counter.

Price: Starts at $199.99

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18. For the Person Who Can’t Go Anywhere Without Their Espresso: Wacaco Minipresso GR Portable Espresso Machine

Wacaco Minipresso

This ultra-portable little wonder is completely hand-operated, using piston action to deliver a shot of rich creamy espresso without batteries or electricity. And it comes with its own built-in espresso cup. Perfect for the traveling coffee aficionado.

Price: $45.50

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19. For the Person Who Likes to Keep Up Appearances: Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Pour-over Kettle

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle

Making a great cup of coffee with the pour-over method is all about precision. A gooseneck kettle with temperature control is key to success. (Plus, they look beautiful on a countertop.) This sleek beauty — winner of a Red Dot Design Award of 2018 — is perfectly balanced for a comfortable, controlled pour that provides drop-by-drop precision. Pre-set temperature control and a brew stopwatch further ensure exactitude and perfection.

Price: $149

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20. For the Person You Want to Show Appreciation for All Year Long: One Year Supply of Coffee From Around the World

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Coffee World Tour Atlas Coffee Club

Sometimes, one day just isn’t enough. For the person who you want to celebrate 365 days a year, gift them a one-year subscription to Atlas Coffee Club. They’ll be able to experience coffees from some of the most exotic and exciting corners of the earth and discover the natural and delicious flavor profiles that make each region so unique. A new adventure awaits them each month and in every cup of freshly roasted coffee. You might help them discover their new favorite — and maybe they’ll even share some coffee with you (good luck).

Price: $199

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21. For the Person Who Doesn’t Have a Minute to Spare: Technivorm Moccamaster 59162 KBG Coffee Brewer

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Moccamaster Coffee Brewer

Sometimes, it just takes too long to make an entire pot of coffee, making this one of the most practical gifts for coffee lovers. People love this top-of-the-line machine primarily for the deliciously nuanced brews it makes. And it makes them quickly — around five minutes for a full carafe. Technivorm was started by a Dutch industrial designer, and the Moccamaster is really something of an icon. Clean lines maintain a midcentury modern design sensibility. You’ll love the wide range of juicy colors available — you’re guaranteed to find the perfect shade for your loved one.

Price: Starts at $329

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22. For the Avid Traveler: Handground Precision Manual Coffee Grinder

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Handground Coffee Grinder

Do you know someone who wants a home brew, even while traveling? This high-quality manual coffee grinder has a conical ceramic burr mill for durability and consistency. And with 15 settings, it delivers coffee perfection for every type of brew. This is also a great choice for travel — it has a removable hand crank so it’s easily portable, and the glass jar on the bottom keeps aromas fresh. This would make a fine gift set with a whole bean coffee subscription.

Price: Starts at $79.95

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23. For the Well-Traveled Couple: Traditional Design Handmade Engraved Copper Turkish Armenian Arabic Greek Coffee Set

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Turkish Coffee Set

For the couple who has gone everywhere, done everything, and seen everything, you have to consider this gorgeous espresso set among the other gifts for coffee lovers on this list. Instead of racking your brain each holiday season wondering what on earth to get them (since they’ve absolutely gone everywhere on earth), why not give them something to remind them of the places they’ve traveled?

Price: $109

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24. For Those With a Big Family to Caffeinate: Cuisinart DGB-700BC Grind & Brew 12 Cup Coffeemaker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Cuisinart 12 Cup Coffee Maker

On Consumer Report’s top 10 list for drip coffee makers, the Cuisinart Grind and Brew has some great features. The burr grinder freshly grinds whole beans for every pot. The 12-cup capacity is perfect for a group. It has brew strength control, and for the purest possible brew, it has a charcoal water filter and gold-toned permanent filter. It’s also programmable for a 24-hour period for maximum convenience.

Price: Starts at $128.30

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25. For the Friend With Eclectic Taste: Diguo Belgium Luxury Royal Family Balance Syphon Coffee Maker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Diguo Syphon Coffee Maker

The steampunk meets chem-lab cool is reason enough to buy someone one of these stylish syphon coffee makers. But they also make a delicious brew — fans claim this extraction makes a pure and aromatic brew with no bitterness. Is it an avant-garde kinetic sculpture? A science experiment? Maybe a little of both. This art piece is definitely a splurge, but it’s one of the most unique gifts for coffee lovers. It’s also undeniably fun to use, combining a little theatre with after-dinner coffee.

Price: Starts at $128

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26. For the Science Lover: Yama Glass Drip Tower Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Yama Glass Drip Coffee Tower

For the chemist, scientist, or someone who just loves to nerd out on how things work, you have to package up this Yama Glass Drip Tower. Not only does it make a whopping 25 cups of coffee, but the incredible technology delivers cold brew in just 3-4 hours, rather than an entire day. It comes with a hefty price tag, but surely your gift recipient will deserve it.

Price: $470

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27. For the Person Who Has Every Coffee Accessory: Hario Technica 5-Cup Glass Syphon Coffee Maker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Hario Syphon Coffee Maker

Your friend has basically every coffee contraption out there, but many coffee connoisseurs don’t own the ever-elegant syphon coffee maker. Less elaborate than most and more modestly priced, this Hario syphon coffee maker is still quite stylish and it’s a pleasure to use. The vertical design is great for smaller spaces.

Price: $72.50

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28. For Those Who Love a Dark Roast Espresso: Breville ESP8XL Cafe Roma Stainless Espresso Maker

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Breville Espresso Maker

Coffee and espresso may come from the same source, but they have some key differences. For those who like something dark and bold, an espresso maker is a great gift idea. This handsome automatic countertop espresso machine makes excellent crema (the dense foam topping that is the mark of a good espresso), takes up minimal counter space, and comes complete with a frothing pitcher, tamping tool, measuring spoon, and cleaning tool.

Price: Starts at $179

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29. For Those Who Appreciate Something Hand-Crafted: Chemex Pour-over Glass Coffee Maker, 8-Cup

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Breville Espresso Maker

Aesthetes will love the Chemex for the excellence of its design alone. This Bauhaus-inspired piece was created in 1941 by a chemist with an understanding of the science of extraction. He designed this classic hourglass-shaped coffee maker from a single piece of borosilicate glass (for purity of flavor) and added a wooden collar so it can be gripped with comfort. The rawhide tie adds another element of texture to this harmonious design piece. Naturally, it also makes a great cup of coffee that many swear by.

Price: Starts at $36.99

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30. For Those With a Keen Attention to Detail: Hario V60 Drip Coffee Scale and Timer

Gifts for Coffee Lovers: Hario V60 Scale

Precision is perfection. This ultra-sensitive scale from Hario measures in increments of 0.1 grams, and the drip timer ensures perfect bloom and pour times. A Hario scale will quickly become an essential tool in your loved one’s daily coffee routine.

Price: Starts at $43.00

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Gifts for Coffee Lovers They’ll Enjoy Every Day

When you choose a gift for someone, you want something that they’ll definitely use, but maybe wouldn’t get for themselves. These gifts will all definitely upgrade a coffee lover’s routine, and maybe even give it a new dimension.

The best gifts for coffee lovers are a combination of practicality and imagination, with a little splash of luxury. These gifts are sure to delight the coffee drinker in your life.

About The Author

Michael Shewmake

An entrepreneur and musician, Michael quit his full-time job in the corporate world to assemble a band of fellow storytellers, travelers, and coffee-lovers as enthusiastic as himself to share the unique stories and coffee from around the world.