Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers Under $20

Inexpensive Presents for Coffee Snobs & Espresso Enthusiests 

Finding the best gifts for coffee lovers is a breeze. Almost everyone drinks coffee. You really can’t go wrong.

Not only can you find many gifts for coffee lovers around $20, but you won’t seem cheap. More importantly, they’ll use it and you’ll come off as the thoughtful person you are.

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of 21 inexpensive gifts for coffee lovers. It really doesn’t matter if they’re a coffee snob (Gift for Coffee Snobs are down at the bottom), or if coffee is simply a part of their morning routine.

Really, it’s the thought that counts.


This article has been updated for 2023.

That being said, the last half of 2022 the prices have gone up a great deal and we are doing our best to stay up to date. Many items were under $20 but have since soared above or is fluctuating. Most are still approximately $20.

Please forgive any price inconsistencies.

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Gifts Under 20$

Funny Gift for Coffee Lovers

Coffee lovers have a sense of humor too! No matter how cheap or expensive the gift is, this funny gift box will make it even more exciting.

The bath and brew is perfect for that germaphobe or workaholic. The more they read the box, the more insane it gets:

  • Coffee Shower Head
  • Shampoo & Conditioner Dispenser
  • Separate Coffee & Shower Settings

The gag box is delivered in a nondescript box, so if they pick up the mail they won’t spoil the fun.

There are many other gag gift boxes available too, not just this coffee one.

Insert the real gift in the box and be sure to record the hilarity that will ensue.

Kuerig Coffee Lovers Gift Collection

Have a Keurig coffee lover somewhere on your Christmas list of people who you need to buy gifts for? This gift box is perfect for the coffee lover. 

This huge Keurig gift box comes with a variety of 40 different kinds of coffee for around $27.

And who doesn’t get excited when they are handed a huge gift wrapped box?

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Coffee Subscription

coffee beans under 25

What is a coffee subscription? A coffee subscription is where a company sends you a few samples of coffee. You can try a few different blends or get what you always do.

First you register online, explain what you like along with how much you drink. Once that’s over expect a package of coffee whenever you’re running low.

You can’t go wrong by gifting someone a coffee subscription. A healthier choice is LifeBoost Coffee.

Life Boost focuses on organic beans sourced from reliable farmers.

As cliche’ as it sounds, it’s the gift that keeps on giving… or at least for as long as you order it for them.

Prices start at 24$

The World's Strongest Coffee​

We thought it would be overly acidic, but since it’s a darker roast that wasn’t the case.

It wasn’t crazy caffeinated either. 1 cup it didn’t have much of an affect. It’s when you finish that 2nd cup that you feel like doing stuff. Could be said about any coffee.

Available in coffee grounds or coffee beans. Variety of flavors, roasts and even teas.

Stojo Collapsible Silicone Travel Cup

stojo collapsable coffee cup

Don’t you hate being stuck with your coffee cup all day? Let me introduce you to the Stojo collapsable cup. This is a great gift for anyone, not just coffee aficionados.

Made of silicone & BPA free. It can be compacted and tucked away. Easy Peasy.

Stojo comes in 4 sizes and over 20 colors.

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Check out our guide to find the best coffee maker for every budget at Target.

Hario V60 Pour-Over

All coffee snobs know about the V60 Pour Over. If they don’t have one, then it’s a wonderful gift for all coffee drinkers.

V60 are known for their super smooth coffee that brings out the real flavors of coffee. If they’re buying gourmet coffee and putting in a drip coffee machine then they’re missing out.

What makes it a cool coffee gift is that the V60 is that it is small it enough to take anywhere. Where ever there is hot water then there can be coffee.

There are more portable pour over coffee makers available too.

Handheld Frother

Does your coffee loving friend enjoy a good latte? But don’t have an espresso machine with the froth wand.

Then this budget froth wand is a great stocking stuffer. A quality product that people have been raving about.

Made of stainless steel and light weight. Available in red & black make it an ideal coffee accessory gift.

milk frother

Coffee Lip Balm

L If they’re already using lip balm then coffee lip balm is a no-brainer.

Hurraw uses raw chocolate that gives the balm a mild coffee-choco flavor and buzz.

Not your normal cup-o-joe for that coffee aficionado in your life!

12 Oz Milk Frother Steamer Cup Stainless Steel Espresso Cup

An all around decent foam pitcher and for less than $10 bucks it is one of the most inexpensive gifts for coffee lovers on this list.

This milk frother cup is made of 304 stainless steel, a high-grade metal that resists rust and stains.

You can avoid getting burned by using a hand-held milk frothing pitcher. It’s simple to wash because of the round stainless steel bottom.

Curved pour spouts make it simple to separate froth from liquid and let you to make cappuccinos for your guests, as well as real coffee artwork.

Coffee Snack Bars

Instead of drinking your java you could transition it into an energy bar made by college students with the blessing of worn-out professionals.

There are tons of flavors like our fav the Mocha Latte Coffee Bars, which are prepared with organic gluten-free oats, almond butter, and chia seeds rather than whey protein, additives, and chemicals.

Finding time for EatYourCoffee is difficult to argue against, but the additional benefit of 4 grams of protein and fiber per serving makes it even more alluring.


Coffee Candle

Want your home to smell like a coffee shop? This is the way to get your space to smell of the delicious aroma.

A great gift that is still under $20.

coffee candle

Gifts for Coffee Snobs

Really any gift on here, except for the Kuerig K-Cups, could be classified under coffee snob gifts. But these gifts listed below should make that special coffee snob in your life very happy.

Asobu Insulated Pour Over Coffee Maker

asbsobu pourover portable coffee makerPerfect for those coffee snobs that are on the go. The Asobu pour over is double-walled vacuum insulated that keeps coffee warm up to 12 hours*.

*Realistically 3.

Comes with a stainless-steel, micro mesh filter so it’s BPA-free.  Haro size #2 & #4 filter fits, but it’s not required. However, sediments and oil will eventually clog the filter.


Ember Smart Mug 2

smart coffee mug control temperatiureSorry – Not cheap but pretty cool coffee conversation topic.

You’re working hard trying to find the perfect gift for that special someone. How are they going to know what to get you? They won’t, so treat yourself to a the Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2.

What a time to be alive! Welcome to 2022 where you now have to charge your mug. Next we’ll have to charge our spoons!

smart mug ember

It keeps your coffee at the perfect temperature for 1.5 hours without the base. The app notifies you when your coffee is the perfect temperature. You can also track how many cup & calories you’re consuming.

If you want to splurge on a gift that will solve the problem of distraction then this mug is for you. 

And don’t worry, you can still use it if you didn’t update the firmware.

Best K Cups for Coffee Snobs

The term, “Best K Cups for Coffee Snob” is an oxymoron. That being said, K-Cups are the gateway to coffee snobbery. They are the vending machine of home brew.

That being said perhaps the coffee snob likes the convenience of a K-Cup. If you’re still set on gifting a K-Cup then try these:

Brooklyn Beans Coffee Gourmet Variety

Not sure which flavor k-cup the snob will like? Try this assorted coffee bunch. Has something for everyone in this batch.

Coffees are made with sustainably sourced 100% percent Arabica beans, Kosher, Non GMO, gluten free, recyclable pods.

best k cups for coffee snobs

Volcanica Gift Card

coffee gift card 25$ for coffee loversCoffee snobs know good coffee and they know Volcanica has some of the best coffee products.

Not sure which kind of coffee to get them, or perhaps they want to add a bit more and get something more expensive. Whatever their choice, you can help with a gift card that doesn’t expire.


Aeropress coffee maker was a chosen as the Best Portable Coffee Maker. I use my Aeropress every morning right in front of my auto drip coffee machine.

There is reason why people rave about the Aeropress and also why other companies try to replicate the product. It’s a great coffee maker and a cool coffee gift.

It has since gone up significantly since this article was published. You can sometimes find deals on Amazon Warehouse deals for as low as $26.99.

Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker

Drinking cold brew coffee at coffee shops all the time can be expensive. It’s also a little bit of a pain to make if you don’t have the right equipment on hand.

You don’t have to make cold brew everyday. Check out our cold brew guide here for more cold brew information.

With this cold brew ice coffee maker you can make cold brew concentrate.

Follow the directions and you’ll have coffee concentrate for up to 2 weeks.

Bellman Stovetop Espresso Maker

bialetti espresso moka pot

Espresso machines can be expensive and take up a bit of real estate on the kitchen counter. If you have a friend who loves espresso, but doesn’t have room for a large machine, then try a Moka Pot.

This Moka Pot from Bialetti has a safety valve and makes enough for 2 espresso shots. Makes it a great gift for coffee drinkers.

As of this writing the price has increased to $29 with limited availability.

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter

bodum pour over

Another coffee accessory for that coffee lovers arsenal…the pour over.

Kinda looks like a Chemex with the cork band, but not as large.

This model comes with a permanent filter so there is no need for the specific paper filters.

Coffee Book

global history coffee

For the coffee nerd in your life take a look at “Coffee – A Global History”. 

Professor Jonathan Morris packed this book with tons of interesting coffee facts and information. Even though it’s stuffed with info it’s still easy to read.

The book covers a wide variety of coffee topics. Way too many to be explained in this blurb.

Travel Mug

S’well products stand out because they make quality products. This travel mug is no exception. Choose from over 10 colors because why should you have another boring looking travel mug?

Keep your coffee hot all day & your beer cold all night.

It’s leak proof and highly rated.

Final Thoughts on Inexpensive Gifts for Coffee Lovers

If your world is full of coffee lovers, you have quite a blessing on your hands. Show these special people how much they mean to you with unique, cool coffee gifts for coffee lovers.

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