5 Great Fargo Coffee Shops for Moms (with Drive-Thrus!)


fargo coffee shops

My good ol’ Mr. Coffee pot gets me through the day, but sometimes I am craving something a little more unique than my typical “reheated in the microwave at least three times before I ever get to the bottom” coffee. Sometimes we need a treat from a great Fargo coffee shop. 

So in my craving for a good cup, I of course turned to Facebook. I asked my local friends what was their favorite place.

177 comments later, these five were the TOP standouts.

So… call it a field trip, buckle in the kids, and head to a locally-owned Fargo coffee shops drive-thru. 



Coffee for the Mom with Kids in Tow

The best feature of Beans is that all three locations have a kid play area! Beanbags, coloring books, and a basket of toys sit in a cute corner so mom can have coffee with a friend or client while the kids are entertained nearby.

It’s a great drive-thru stop with the kids (and grown-ups) because every cup of coffee comes with a mini cinnamon and sugar donut on top.

So grab a coffee for you and a hot chocolate for the kids (you can even buy a bag of their mini donuts) and go for a drive!

5675 26th Ave S./Veterans Blvd (West Fargo)

2550 S. University Dr. (South Fargo)

201 5th St N (Downtown Fargo)


Thunder Coffee

Coffee for the Mom Connoisseur

Thunder Coffee is one of the newest coffee shops in the area. They started as a pop-up coffee shop, so you may have tasted them around town at different events with their mobile coffee cart.

“They really know the science behind the coffee and they are so kind. All around fantastic group of people,” shared Shelby Ann.

What makes Thunder stand out… they know their coffee. They’ve got a nitro brew perfect for an AM wake up and their drive through is a super easy stop.

Ask for a “Kirby Special” and they will hand you a drip coffee for the morning and two beers to bring home for date night.

300 Sheyenne St #190 (Downtown West Fargo)


Ladybug Latte

Coffee for a Special Mom Treat

I’ve heard they have the best latte in town and the best service to go with it… plus a friendly, positive message left on each cup!

They make a unique drink called a Redbull Zinger.

Vanessa describes, “It’s the only way I can drink Redbull! My favorite is pineapple mango Redbull zinger with mango bobas and a splash of orange juice. I’ve also substituted strawberry for the pineapple flavoring. Anyway they make it is incredible!”

So if you want something creative, head to Ladybug Latte.

619 Main Ave E (West Fargo)


Northstar Coffee

Coffee for the Mom-on-the-Go

If you need a quick caffeine perk and are short on time, Northstar coffee is a great pick.

You likely have seen their small cabins in parking lots around town. They are drive-thru only and will get you your drink super fast and with a smile.

A unique perk – they make their own homemade peanut butter latte syrup!

Fast, kind, and handing you caffeine… that’s a busy mom’s dream!

724 North University Drive (North Fargo)

2412 2nd Ave. S. (North Fargo)

32nd Ave. S. and 25th St. (South Fargo)


Bully Brew

Coffee for the Dog Mom

Bully Brew loves your dog and welcomes them into their two coffee shops. The shop was even named after the owner’s two bulldogs, Lizzie and Elvis.

So head out on a walk with your pup and make a coffee stop. They’ve got a great chai latte to try and you can even buy treats for your pooch!

4150 40th Ave S (South Fargo)

1414 12th Ave N (North Fargo)
(in-store only)

I just dumped my cold, hour-old down the sink and am headed out! If I see you in the drive-thru of one these great Fargo coffee shops, I’ll raise my cup of goodness to you – a cheers from one caffeinated hardworking mom to another.

Previous articlePostpartum Depression: How Do We Know?
Next articleAn Open Letter to Moms with Empty Arms on Mother’s Day
Michaela Schell
Michaela, along with her husband Jarrod, raise their three young children in Fargo. Michaela grew up on a farm in Western North Dakota, where she developed the strong value of a good day of hard work. So now she rarely sits still. You will find her leading a large network marketing team with Rodan + Fields and running her own training and events company, which developed the Limitless Conference for small business owners. She also loves public speaking and jumps at the chance to share her journey and teach others. You could say she has a passion for growing things... businesses, plants, and people, and feels most blessed to be able to run her businesses from home while growing her family. Michaela hopes to inspire other moms to build businesses and be proud of their personal and professional lives. So often we as moms find ourselves being wrapped in guilt... guilt of working instead of being home with our kids, guilt of being home with our kids and not working, or guilt of being stressed and frazzled trying to do both. But, she believes there is no such thing as balance and if we love our kids and love our careers, both will turn out just fine.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.