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50 Coffee Bar Ideas & Stations That Will Wow!

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We’ve found the best 50 coffee bar ideas for you to draw inspiration from!

Coffee is the lifeblood of many people. It helps them start their day, fuels them through long meetings, and keeps them going during late nights. If you’re one of those coffee lovers, then you know that a great cup of joe can make all the difference.

But what if we told you that there’s a way to make your coffee experience even better?

Introducing: the coffee bar.

A coffee bar is a great way to add a little bit of luxury to your everyday routine. It’s also a fun way to entertain guests or serve up something special at parties. And best of all, it’s not as difficult (or expensive) to create as you might think.

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There are so many different coffee bar ideas, and we’ve rounded up 50 of our favorites for you to try. From simple and elegant setups to creative and fun DIY projects, there’s something here for everyone.

So whether you’re looking for a new coffee station for your home or office, or you’re planning a party and want to serve up something special, these coffee bar ideas are sure to please.

Farmhouse Fresh

This coffee bar is perfect for anyone who loves farmhouse style. It features a white cabinet, metal and wood shelving, and a simple white coffee maker. The all-white mugs are hung from hooks on the wall, and the whole setup is clean and beautifully neutral. The k-cups in glass jars are a nice touch.

white black and wood coffee station with large mug hanging on wall all white cups
Source: Oak Hill Farms

Modern Farmhouse

Do you love a modern farmhouse and minimalist style? This one features a white countertop, sleek wood shelving, and a simple yet stunning backsplash. 

It’s the accessories that really take this coffee station over the top, like the glass containers full of everything you need to make the perfect cup of coffee. Who wouldn’t enjoy starting their day here?

modern farmhouse minimalist coffee bar
Source: The Cozy Farmhouse

Large Floating Shelves

If you are fortunate enough to have a large space for a coffee bar, adding floating shelves is a great way to make use of the space. This coffee station has been styled with tons of decor and all the essentials you need to make your morning coffee. I love how they added neutral elements to really make it feel like a home.

large countertop coffee station with wood shelfs decorated
Source: To Mimis House We Go

Large Mug Racks

One possibility when thinking about coffee bar ideas is a beautiful upcycled piece of furniture and large vertical mug racks. Having two mug racks allows you to display a variety of mugs, as well as add visual interest to the space. This coffee station also has a k-cup storage carousel, which is both functional and stylish.

coffee bar cabinet with vertical coffee cups up the wall
Source: At Home With Astra

Display A Collection

Do you have a treasured collection of Rae Dunn items or specialty coffee mugs?

This coffee station idea is perfect for you! By hanging the cups on hooks, you can both display and store them in one place. I also love how the coffee bar cabinet has glass doors to allow you to see everything inside. Add a few other accessories, like a coffee maker, a pretty sign, and some seasonal decor and you’re all set.

coffee bar with rae Dunn cups decorated for valentines day
Source: Mornings On Macedonia

Buffet Table

A coffee buffet is perfect for entertaining guests. It allows you to have everything you need in one place, and your guests can help themselves to whatever they like.

This particular coffee station idea uses an old buffet table that’s been repurposed. I love the vintage feel it has, and the farmhouse breakfast sign really ties the whole look together. Add a ninja coffee maker, and some decor and you’re all set!

vintage buffet table painted black and used as a coffee bar
Source: Farmhouse For 8

Add A Stylish Curtain

If you want a little something different, add a curtain to your coffee bar base. This is a great way to add some style and personality to the space. I love how they used a black and white striped curtain to really make it pop.

The weathered wood table is also a great touch. All you need to do is add your coffee essentials and you have everything you need for the perfect coffee station.

Source: Most Lovely Things

Vintage Coffee Bar

This vintage-inspired coffee station is so cute! The chippy table, coffee sign, antique scale, and vintage jugs all help to create a rustic vibe.

I also love how the mugs are hung on in multiple ways, which is both practical and stylish. This is a great coffee station idea if you’re looking for something a little bit unique. You can even have your own custom vintage coffee sign made!

vintage coffee bar station with large vintage coffee sign and vintage crocks
Source: Grams Farmhouse

Framed Chalkboard Wall

A chalkboard wall is a great way to add some personality to your coffee station. Painting with chalkboard paint allows you to jot down your menu, or simply draw a design. This one has been framed with wood, and I love the way it looks. Add a rustic table, some seasonal decor, and a few mugs and you’re all set.

Source: Brownies Family Farm

Go Vertical

Make use of vertical space with this coffee station idea. By mounting the shelves on the wall, you free up valuable counter space. I love how this one has been styled with all neutral pieces, which really allows the coffee cups to stand out. The three-tiered tray is also a great way to display and organize everything. Add a few seasonal decor pieces and you’re all set.

coffee bar on dresser with tiered tray decorated and mugs hanging from hooks on wall
Source: The Long Awaited Home

Coffee Counter Nook

If you are lucky enough to have a counter nook in your kitchen, this coffee station idea is for you! By adding a shelf and some backsplash, you can easily turn it into a coffee bar. I love how they added some boho touches and kept the accessories simple. This is a great way to make use of built-in space.

Source: Samantha Hauger

Numbered Drawer Coffee Bar

How amazing is this coffee bar?! This coffee station idea is both stylish and functional. By using numbered drawers, you can easily keep track of everything. I love how this one has been styled with all neutral pieces, that are both practical and stylish. The shelves and coffee cups hanging on the wall is also a great way to save space.

farmhouse coffee bar with drawers labeled 1 through 9 and two wood shelves above
Source: Our Nohai Home

White & Bright Coffee Bar

This coffee station is so bright and pretty! The white cabinet shelf is unique and beautiful, and I love how it’s been styled with all-white Rae Dunn pieces. Adding some hooks for your mugs is a great way to save space, and the large coffee sign pulls the whole look together.

rae dun coffee bar with large coffee sign and tiered shelf
Source: Faith And Farmhouse

Seasonal Coffee Bar

One of my favorite things about coffee stations is that they’re so versatile. You can change them up to match the seasons, like this one has been done here. I love how the mugs have been swapped out for some cute green ones, and the decorations are all St Patrick’s Day-themed. This is a great way to add some seasonal flair to your space.

st Patricks day coffee bar with green mugs, rolling pins and decor
Source: The Sassy Oak

Chalkboard Door Coffee Counter

Do you have some free space on a counter in your kitchen? Build a cabinet with a mini chalkboard barn door to store supplies, utensils, and appliances, and recreate this adorable coffee bar! The syrup pumps also really make a statement on that cutting board! This is a great way to save space and add some character to your kitchen.

Source: Kira Turner

Wet Bar Coffee Station

This is the perfect coffee station for those who entertain often. By turning a wet bar into a coffee station, you can easily make have everything you need in arm’s reach. This is perfect for making coffee for a large group of people or anything else you may want out during a party. Adding stylish seasonal decor as Christine did here is also a great way to make it your own.

Source: Christine Starfish

Mix New & Old

No space on the counter? Turn an old, second-hand piece of furniture into a stylish coffee bar like this one. You can use it as a place for making coffee but also as a display for all your seasonal decorations. I love how the black-painted wall makes the whole space look so chic and modern. A few shelves, mug racks, and a coffee/cappuccino maker are all you need to finish it off.

green chippy painted coffee bar dresser with black chalkboard on wall, hanging shelves, and coffee decor
Source: farmhousewifey

Awning Coffee Station

This coffee station is so unique and stylish! By adding an awning, you can easily turn any space into a coffee bar. The lights and brick wall really help to create a space that feels cozy and inviting. Go all out and decorate your coffee station for each season. This one is perfect for Fall! The signs, leaves, and pumpkins really help to create the vibe.

fall coffee bar with black and white awning over it
Source: Sweet Cottage Charm

Custom Built Shelves

Do you have a large space that you want to fill?? This coffee station idea is for you! By adding some custom-built shelves, you can easily create a place to store everything you need.

I love how they used black metal shelves with wood drawers to really make it stand out. The best part is that you can easily add or remove shelves to really make it your own.

Source: Our Reclaimed Home

DIY Coffee Station

Have you always wished for your very own coffee bar?? You can easily do it yourself! All you need is a new cabinet or an old kitchen cabinet from a thrift store.

You can refinish it to match your space if needed. Then find a cute shelf like this one with mug hooks and there you have it! Finish it off with all your coffee items and decor to create a station like this one!

coffee bar with wired shelf and hanging mugs
Source: Faith Hope Home

Corner Counter Station

This coffee station idea is perfect for those who have a small space. By adding a corner counter, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies.

I love that they used open shelving to really make it feel airy and light. Adding some greenery is also a great way to brighten up the space.

Source: All That’s Rustic

Honey Bee Hive Coffee Station

This coffee station is so cute and would be perfect for a kitchen with a bee theme. I love the honey bee hive sign! Add a few bee-themed accessories, and you have an adorable space that everyone will love.

coffee bar decorated with bee theme
Source: Mallie Girl Farmhouse

Coffee Bar in a Cabinet

Do you have an old cabinet that you’re not using? Turn it into this gorgeous coffee station! This is a great way to save space and still have all the supplies you need for your morning coffee. I love how they added the wood and lights inside the cabinet to really make it stand out.

hutch turned into coffee bar painted light blue with wood plank interior and cage black lights
Source: Studio House Dressing

Mug Rack & Cabinet

If you love coffee, make a special place for it in your kitchen! This coffee station idea is perfect for those who have a lot of mugs.

By adding an open cabinet with drawers, you can easily create a space to store all your coffee supplies. I love how the mug rack doubles as decor and is also functional.

rae dun inspired coffee bar with christmas decor
Source: Shiplap Crafts And Dunn

Farmhouse Fresh

If you love all things farmhouse, then this coffee station is for you! The shiplap wall and butcher countertop really give it that rustic feel. I love how they used a large coffee sign and added cute decor pieces.

Adding some greenery is also a great way to make it feel homey.

coffee bar corner nook on counter with two shelves and large coffee sign
Source: Pammy And Poppy

Vintage Charm

Do you love all things vintage?? This coffee station is for you! By adding a few antique pieces, you can easily create a space with old-world charm.

I love how they used an old cabinet and crate shelf to really give it that vintage feel. The green and black color scheme help tie it all together.

vintage coffee bar with green decor accents
Source: Vintage Charms

Minimalistic Built In

This coffee station is perfect for those who love a clean and simple look. By adding a built-in cabinet, you can easily store all your coffee supplies.

I love how they used all white counters and cabinets and added colored subway tile to really make it stand out. Add a few shelves and you’re good to go.

Source: Annie Mescall Home

Start With Coffee, End With Wine

Do you love both coffee and wine?? If so, this coffee station idea is for you! By combining the two, you can easily create a place to enjoy both.

I love how they used a wine holder cabinet with drawers. Finish it off with a cute sign and you have the perfect coffee station.

COFFEE BAR USING WINE CABINET MUG RACK AND LARGE COFFEE BAR SIGN
Source: Our Cozy Casa

Chunky White Shelves

This coffee station is perfect for those who love a clean and simple look. By adding chunky white shelves, you can easily store all your coffee supplies. I love how they used a dark countertop to really make it stand out.

Fill the area with all your coffee essentials and you’re good to go.

Source: Tiffany Kelly Newcomb

Glass Table Coffee Bar

This coffee station idea is perfect for those who want to add a bit of luxury to their home. By using a glass table, you can easily create a sleek and modern look.

The wooden shelves with neutral decor help to keep it feeling warm and inviting. I love how they hung more than just mugs on the mug rack pulling the whole look together.

coffee bar on glass top table with light wood floating shelfs, hanging mug rack and neutral colored home decor
Source: All Things Lovely Home

Pallet Mug Rack

Do you have some pallets lying around?? If so, put them to good use with this coffee station idea!

By adding a few boards, you can easily create a space to hang all your mugs. Put a dresser underneath to store all your coffee supplies. I love the rustic charm of this coffee station.

coffee station on dresser with pallet sign and hanging mugs
Source: Danielle Roseee

Kitchen Corner Coffee Bar

If you have an empty corner in your kitchen, put it to good use with this coffee station idea!

By adding a few shelves, you can easily turn it into a functional and stylish coffee bar. I love how this one has been styled with all black and white Rae Dunn pieces. The unique wood table is also a great way to add some character.

corner coffee station with wood shelves against white distressed shiplap wall
Source: Homestead On Hedge

Display Your Mugs

Do you have a collection of mugs that you love?? This coffee station is the perfect way to display them!

Use a mixture of a mug rack and open shelving to really show them off. I love how this one has been styled with all-white mugs. It really makes the space look clean and bright.

Source: jessyrstudio

Coffee Bar Cart

This is a great way to have a coffee station if you don’t have a lot of counter space. By using a cart, you can easily roll it out of the way when you’re not using it.

These are also great to use in bedrooms or even guest rooms. That way, your guests can easily make coffee in the morning without having to go all the way downstairs. I love how this cart has everything you need without looking cluttered.

coffee bar cart ideas
Source: Southern Accents HG

All Black Coffee Bar

Don’t have much space for a coffee bar! No need to worry, you don’t need a huge space. You can easily create this space with a counter corner and a few shelves. You can still have everything you need to prepare your morning coffee.

The black canister with wood tops are gorgeous next to the cake stand! I love the all-black look of this space and how everything has been coordinated.

modern coffee bar with all black shelfs and decor
Source: Bris PrettyLife

Counter Coffee Bar With Window

Don’t let a window stop you from having a coffee station! This is the perfect way to make use of a counter with a window above.

By adding shelves and mug racks to either side, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies. The tile all the way up to the ceiling is also a great way to make it feel like one cohesive space.

coffee bar nook on counter with window in middle, mug rack on side and large coffee sign,
Source: Joey Lund

Black & White Coffee Bar

This coffee station is perfect for those who love the classic black and white combo. By using a section of the counter with open shelves above, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies.

I love how they used white subway tiles with black accents to really make it stand out. Adding some greenery is also a great way to brighten up the space.

black and white coffee bar on counter
Source: Our White Cottage Life

Glam Backsplash

This coffee station is perfect for those who love all things glam. By adding a mirrored backsplash, you can really make your coffee bar a focal point.

I love how added lights above the shelves to really highlight the area. Finish it off with a few pretty details and you have the perfect place to enjoy your coffee.

coffee bar nook with metallic tile backsplash and thick wood shelves
Source: Interiors With Saira

Unique Shelf

Instead of a plain floating shelf, why not add a unique one to your coffee station?? This is a great way to add some style and personality. I love how they used old vintage decor to really make it stand out.

Adding some greenery is also a great way to make it feel like home. Put your coffee pot & necessities underneath the shelf and you’re good to go.

industrial farmhouse decorated coffee bar with unique shelf above
Source: Krystal Gottwald

Repurposed Vintage Lockers

Do you have some old lockers that you’re not using?? If so, put them to good use with this coffee station idea!

By adding a butcher block top, you can easily turn them into a stylish storage space. I love how simple this one has been styled to really allow the lockers to stand out.

COFFEE BAR MADE OF VINTAGE LOCKERS with butcher top and white mugs
Source: Do Do Designs

Maple Buffet

Why not combine your coffee & wine? This buffet has a spot for wine bottles, but it would also be perfect for a coffee bar. I love the idea of using a buffet because it gives you so much storage space.

Plus, it’s really easy to style. Just add a mug tree and some pretty decor, and you’re all set day and night!

Source: Amy Morin

Sofa Table

Don’t have space on the counter? This coffee station idea is for you! By using a sofa table, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies.

I love how they used both the top and bottom of the table to add all things coffee. Adding a tray is also a great way to keep things organized and tidy.

coffee bar console table with three wire floating shelves above.
Source: Rosy Pradis

Coffee & Wine Bar Combo

Do you love both coffee and wine?? If so, this coffee station idea is for you! By combining the two, you can easily create a place to enjoy both.

Look how they used rustic wood to really make it stand out. Finish it off with a mini-fridge and some signs and you have the perfect coffee station.

coffee and wine bar combined
Source: Our Okanagan Home

Love Is Brewing Coffee Bar

Take advantage of a small wall in between doors or rooms by adding a coffee station. This is a great way to make use of a small space. A simple table is all you really need.

What really makes this coffee bar stand out is the pretty way it is styled! From the cute sign and mugs hanging above to the all pink & white themed decor, this coffee station is sure to please especially around Valentine’s Day.

love themed coffee bar with pink white and hearts mugs
Source: Dawns Diary

Open Cabinet Coffee Bar

This coffee station is simple, yet chic. By using an open cabinet, you can easily see and reach everything you need. Find a corner in your kitchen, and add a shelf to create this look.

If you want to get really creative, you can even paint the back of the cabinet a fun color or pattern.

Source: Just Jojo 1234

Small Nook Coffee Bar

If you don’t have a lot of space to work with, this coffee station idea is perfect for you. By using a small nook in your kitchen, you can still have everything you need within reach.

Add a few shelves to store mugs and other essentials, and you’re all set. This coffee station proves that you don’t need something large to make a statement!

Source: Amie Kok Blog

Rae Dunn Coffee Station

Are you a fan of Rae Dunn? This coffee station idea is for you! By using a floating shelf with some hooks, you can create a beautiful display for your collection.

I love how this one also has a tiered mug rack which is perfect for adding a little bit of height and dimension.

coffee bar with floating shelves and rae Dunn mugs
Source: Snow Much Life

Media Cabinet

This coffee station idea is perfect for those who want to hide away their supplies. By using a media cabinet, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies.

I love how they added some textured rustic shelves above. Fill the shelves with greenery and decor and your coffee bar is complete.

Source: The DIY Vibe

Small Corner DIY Coffee Bar

How adorable is this little coffee bar nook? This is a great way to make use of a small space. This homeowner used things she already had in her home to create this super cute coffee station.

If you have an old bookshelf laying around, you can easily recreate this look with some cute baskets! Add a small shelf with some mugs above and you have yourself the perfect place to enjoy your coffee.

Source: The Schiedel Residence

Metal Shelf With Baskets

This coffee station idea has a place for everything! By using a metal shelf, you can easily create a place to store all your coffee supplies. I love how they used baskets as a decorative touch and as a way to keep everything organized.

You could even add labels to the baskets so you know exactly where everything goes. Add a few cute coffee mugs and you’re all set!

Source: Stylish Redhead

Conclusion

There you have it, 50 coffee bar ideas to help inspire you to create your own! Whether you have a large space or a small one, there’s definitely an option here for you. As you can see, it really just takes a few key pieces to really make your coffee station stand out. So go ahead and get creative! We can’t wait to see what you come up with.

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