The Best Coffee Subscriptions Tested & Reviewed

It seems like coffee subscriptions are popping up everywhere, which is great!

We love coffee more than anybody.

But if you’re looking to put your fresh roasted coffee supply on autopilot, it’s really hard to sort through all of the options out there.

That’s why we started Coffee Subscriber.

Our skilled barista, Taylor Young, has been exploring a variety of coffee subscriptions to help you find the best one for you. She’s been hands-on with these subscriptions and will share her findings so that you can make an informed decision and enjoy your perfect cup of coffee.

Why Trust Us?

Unlike a lot of “reviews” out there, every coffee subscription review on our site comes from firsthand experience. We’ve also conducted interviews with these subscriptions to find out in their own words what makes them unique, and why they started their business in the first place.

You’ll find our first-hand observations, including what we like and what we don’t – along with photos of the packaging and the coffee we received.

Coffee Subscription Comparison Table

  • Pros:
    • Several different product types
    • Whole bean or ground
    • Long range of delivery frequency
    • Roasted the night before
    • Discounted price with subscription
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
    • Coffee samplers purchased separately
  • Pros:
    • Fast and easy preparation
    • Organic and sustainable
    • 20x stronger than regular drip coffee
    • Customizable drinks
    • Adjustable subscription
    • Free cup gift with first order
  • Cons:
    • Only one product type
    • No roasting information
    • No free shipping for less than 3 bottles
  • Pros:
    • Talented head roaster
    • Customizable subscriptions
    • Save with subscription
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
    • No grind options available
  • Pros:
    • Different subscription options
    • Choice of Explorer Box for first delivery
    • Flexible subscription
    • Sustainable roasting
  • Cons:
    • No savings on pay-per-shipment
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • K-cup, cold brew, & decaf available
    • Whole bean or ground
    • Customize grind size
    • Customize roast level
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • Roasted at the source
    • Freshest subscription coffee possible
    • Carefully store freshly harvested beans
    • Free shipping in the U.S.
  • Cons:
    • Only sells one subscription
    • Shipped once a month
  • Pros:
    • Exotic coffee options
    • Whole bean or ground
    • Customizable grind options
    • Save 10% with subscription
  • Cons:
    • Free shipping only on orders over $60
  • Pros:
    • Truly fair trade with producers
    • Sustainable sourcing
    • Award-winning coffee
    • Small batch roasting
  • Cons:
    • Pre-ground unavailable
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • Third-party tested for toxins
    • Sustainably sourced
    • Decaf, cold brew, coffee satchels, and K-cups available
    • Whole bean or ground
    • Save 30% with subscription
  • Cons:
    • Free shipping for only three or more bags
    • Customer support must be contacted to cancel
  • Pros:
    • Coffees specialized for different benefits
    • 20% off with subscription
    • Flexible subscriptions
    • Independent lab tests for toxins
    • Fully traceable
  • Cons:
    • Free shipping only after $60 spent
    • No roasts specified for cold brew or espresso
    • No grind options available
  • Pros:
    • Variety of subscription options
    • 30% off first order
    • Whole bean and ground
    • Sustainable and responsible farming
  • Cons:
    • Must order $40 to get free shipping
    • Full price after first order
  • Pros:
    • Works with any brew method
    • Free shipping
    • Save with a subscription
    • Rotates weekly
  • Cons:
    • No pre-ground options
    • No way to purchase past coffees
  • Pros:
    • Shipping Included
    • First access to new coffees
    • Variety of quantity options
  • Cons:
    • Extra charge for pre-ground
    • Only delivers once a month
  • Pros:
    • Vitamin-infused coffee products
    • Save 25% with subscription
    • Free shipping on orders over $29
  • Cons:
    • Only one whole bean option
    • $5 flat rate shipping on orders under $29
  • Pros:
    • Free shipping
    • Excellent customer service
    • Customizable Brew Queue
  • Cons:
    • Pre-ground only available for some options
  • Pros:
    • Easy to change up subscription at any time
    • Brewing tips along with every delivery
    • Get surprised with a new coffee each time
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
    • No pre-ground options
  • Pros:
    • Shipping included with Coffee of the Month Club
    • Variety of single-origins, blends, and specialty flavors
    • Pre-ground option
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping with Gourmet Coffee Club
  • Pros:
    • Subscribe and save
    • Specialty subscriptions
    • Fresh from harvest beans
    • Several grind options
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • Fair Trade and Organic certified
    • Free shipping over $40
    • Pre-ground available
  • Cons:
    • No surprise or "roaster's choice" subscription option
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Monthly changing theme
    • Comes in regular or decaf
  • Cons:
    • Free shipping only after the 15th of each month
    • Sampler bags have to come pre-ground
  • Pros:
    • Free shipping
    • Save with subscription
    • Pre-ground available
  • Cons:
    • No option for only one bag
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Shipping included in Explorer's Subscription
    • 15% off Single Blend Subscription
  • Cons:
    • Shipping not included for Single Blend Subscription
  • Pros:
    • Save 10% after third delivery
    • Single price for all bags
    • Pre-ground available
    • Large range of options
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
    • No savings on first three orders
    • Only two delivery frequency options
  • Pros:
    • Beautiful packaging
    • Save 5% with subscription
    • Free shipping over $40
    • Easy-to-navigate website
  • Cons:
    • No pre-ground options
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Shipping included
    • Variety of subscription options
  • Cons:
    • No way to individually subscribe to coffees
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Free shipping
    • Several subscription options
  • Cons:
    • Roaster's Choice coffees are only available for one week at a time
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Save with monthly rotating subscriptions
    • A large variety of options
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Expertly curated
    • Portion of sales go to The Sloth Institute
    • Women-led and driven
  • Cons:
    • Free shipping only after $35
  • Pros:
    • Pre-ground available
    • Coffee supplement products
    • Save 25% with a subscription
  • Cons:
    • No decaf option
    • Only delivers once a month
  • Pros:
    • Variety of subscription options
    • Pre-ground available
    • Save 10% with subscription
  • Cons:
    • No free shipping
  • Pros:
    • Free Shipping
    • Save with Subscription
    • Whole Beand and Ground
  • Cons:
    • Can't Change Delivery Frequency with Pre-Curated Series
  • Pros:
    • Free shipping
    • Exclusive Coffee Subscription
    • Pre-ground available
  • Cons:
    • Waitlist for the Exclusive Coffee Subscription
4.6
Pros:
  • Several different product types
  • Whole bean or ground
  • Long range of delivery frequency
  • Roasted the night before
  • Discounted price with subscription
Cons:
  • No free shipping
  • Coffee samplers purchased separately
4.9
Pros:
  • Fast and easy preparation
  • Organic and sustainable
  • 20x stronger than regular drip coffee
  • Customizable drinks
  • Adjustable subscription
  • Free cup gift with first order
Cons:
  • Only one product type
  • No roasting information
  • No free shipping for less than 3 bottles
5.0
Pros:
  • Talented head roaster
  • Customizable subscriptions
  • Save with subscription
Cons:
  • No free shipping
  • No grind options available
4.5
Pros:
  • Different subscription options
  • Choice of Explorer Box for first delivery
  • Flexible subscription
  • Sustainable roasting
Cons:
  • No savings on pay-per-shipment
  • No free shipping
4.7
Pros:
  • K-cup, cold brew, & decaf available
  • Whole bean or ground
  • Customize grind size
  • Customize roast level
Cons:
  • No free shipping
4.8
Pros:
  • Roasted at the source
  • Freshest subscription coffee possible
  • Carefully store freshly harvested beans
  • Free shipping in the U.S.
Cons:
  • Only sells one subscription
  • Shipped once a month
4.8
Pros:
  • Exotic coffee options
  • Whole bean or ground
  • Customizable grind options
  • Save 10% with subscription
Cons:
  • Free shipping only on orders over $60
4.6
Pros:
  • Truly fair trade with producers
  • Sustainable sourcing
  • Award-winning coffee
  • Small batch roasting
Cons:
  • Pre-ground unavailable
  • No free shipping
4.4
Pros:
  • Third-party tested for toxins
  • Sustainably sourced
  • Decaf, cold brew, coffee satchels, and K-cups available
  • Whole bean or ground
  • Save 30% with subscription
Cons:
  • Free shipping for only three or more bags
  • Customer support must be contacted to cancel
4.4
Pros:
  • Coffees specialized for different benefits
  • 20% off with subscription
  • Flexible subscriptions
  • Independent lab tests for toxins
  • Fully traceable
Cons:
  • Free shipping only after $60 spent
  • No roasts specified for cold brew or espresso
  • No grind options available
4.8
Pros:
  • Variety of subscription options
  • 30% off first order
  • Whole bean and ground
  • Sustainable and responsible farming
Cons:
  • Must order $40 to get free shipping
  • Full price after first order
4.4
Pros:
  • Works with any brew method
  • Free shipping
  • Save with a subscription
  • Rotates weekly
Cons:
  • No pre-ground options
  • No way to purchase past coffees
4.8
Pros:
  • Shipping Included
  • First access to new coffees
  • Variety of quantity options
Cons:
  • Extra charge for pre-ground
  • Only delivers once a month
4.3
Pros:
  • Vitamin-infused coffee products
  • Save 25% with subscription
  • Free shipping on orders over $29
Cons:
  • Only one whole bean option
  • $5 flat rate shipping on orders under $29
5.0
Pros:
  • Free shipping
  • Excellent customer service
  • Customizable Brew Queue
Cons:
  • Pre-ground only available for some options
4.8
Pros:
  • Easy to change up subscription at any time
  • Brewing tips along with every delivery
  • Get surprised with a new coffee each time
Cons:
  • No free shipping
  • No pre-ground options
4.4
Pros:
  • Shipping included with Coffee of the Month Club
  • Variety of single-origins, blends, and specialty flavors
  • Pre-ground option
Cons:
  • No free shipping with Gourmet Coffee Club
4.8
Pros:
  • Subscribe and save
  • Specialty subscriptions
  • Fresh from harvest beans
  • Several grind options
Cons:
  • No free shipping
4.8
Pros:
  • Fair Trade and Organic certified
  • Free shipping over $40
  • Pre-ground available
Cons:
  • No surprise or "roaster's choice" subscription option
4.4
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Monthly changing theme
  • Comes in regular or decaf
Cons:
  • Free shipping only after the 15th of each month
  • Sampler bags have to come pre-ground
4.5
Pros:
  • Free shipping
  • Save with subscription
  • Pre-ground available
Cons:
  • No option for only one bag
4.9
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Shipping included in Explorer's Subscription
  • 15% off Single Blend Subscription
Cons:
  • Shipping not included for Single Blend Subscription
4.4
Pros:
  • Save 10% after third delivery
  • Single price for all bags
  • Pre-ground available
  • Large range of options
Cons:
  • No free shipping
  • No savings on first three orders
  • Only two delivery frequency options
5.0
Pros:
  • Beautiful packaging
  • Save 5% with subscription
  • Free shipping over $40
  • Easy-to-navigate website
Cons:
  • No pre-ground options
4.6
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Shipping included
  • Variety of subscription options
Cons:
  • No way to individually subscribe to coffees
4.8
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Free shipping
  • Several subscription options
Cons:
  • Roaster's Choice coffees are only available for one week at a time
4.7
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Save with monthly rotating subscriptions
  • A large variety of options
Cons:
  • No free shipping
4.9
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Expertly curated
  • Portion of sales go to The Sloth Institute
  • Women-led and driven
Cons:
  • Free shipping only after $35
4.5
Pros:
  • Pre-ground available
  • Coffee supplement products
  • Save 25% with a subscription
Cons:
  • No decaf option
  • Only delivers once a month
4.5
Pros:
  • Variety of subscription options
  • Pre-ground available
  • Save 10% with subscription
Cons:
  • No free shipping
4.7
Pros:
  • Free Shipping
  • Save with Subscription
  • Whole Beand and Ground
Cons:
  • Can't Change Delivery Frequency with Pre-Curated Series
4.8
Pros:
  • Free shipping
  • Exclusive Coffee Subscription
  • Pre-ground available
Cons:
  • Waitlist for the Exclusive Coffee Subscription