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Seven of the hippest coffee shops in Las Vegas

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The Sambalatte coffee shop in Boca Park.

The most difficult part of being a hip, young person isn’t scouting out under-the-radar bands, or knowing where the best thrift shops are.

It’s finding coffee shops with baristas in oversized glasses and man-buns, lattes served in mason jars and Instagram-worthy decor.

Las Vegans are in luck: The city is in the midst of a coffee renaissance.

Here are seven of the valley’s hippest coffee shops.

1. Sunrise Coffee | 3130 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas

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Sunrise is one of the city's most well-known coffee shops with an earthy, community atmosphere. The coffee is organic, fair trade and the restaurant's menu is entirely vegetarian.

Open Friday, 6 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 7 a.m.- 9 p.m.

2. PublicUs| 1126 Fremont Street, Las Vegas

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Forbidden fried rice (center) flanked by several dishes at the new PublicUs.

Trees growing out of the center of the tables, obscure dinosaurs and vintage novelties decorating the walls and friendly customer service are just a few of the things you’ll find here.

Open Sunday-Monday, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

3. Cafe Darak| 8665 W Flamingo Rd #105, Las Vegas

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Enjoy your croissant sandwich and pistachio latte inside Cafe Darak's Volkswagen bus tent.

Opened by a UNLV hospitality graduate, Cafe Darak is meant to get you coffee and make you comfortable. The shop has cute old furniture, antiques, and even a tent in the shape of a Volkswagen van.

Open Sunday-Monday, noon - 3 a.m.

4. Makers & Finders | 1120 S Main St, Las Vegas

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A cortadito, made with expresso and condensed milk, at Makers & Finders Urban Coffee Bar.

This urban coffee bar serves Latin comfort dishes and unique drinks. The decor is ultra modern, with a gray brick wall and a steel color palette. If you are looking for a twist on your typical drink, try the Lavender Latte or Mexican Mocha.

Open Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

5. Serenade Coffee Bar & Desserts | 7920 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas

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Serenade Coffee Bar & Desserts

A quiet shop with twinkly lights, a cityscape mural on the window and some of the most delicious honey toast, Serenade is hidden in the corner of a shopping center, so it’s the perfect spot for studying.

Open Sunday-Monday, 11 a.m.- 2 a.m.

6. The Beat Coffeehouse & Records | 520 Fremont St, Las Vegas

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Coffee patrons listen to poetry readings during open mic night at The Beat Coffee House, Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Beat will help you check off all your coffee shop needs: Barista with dyed hair, records sold in the back, open mic nights on Mondays and a Fremont Street location.

Open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.- 10 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

7. Sambalatte Torrefazione | 750 S Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas

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The Sambalatte coffee shop in Boca Park.

Located in Boca Park, this Samba Latte location is right around the corner from clothing store R+D Hipster Emporium. If that isn’t enough to convince of the shop's cred, it has two stories with warm, inviting decor and a great outdoor seating area. The Nutella Latte is amazing, and the latte art? Definitely Instagram worthy — no filter needed.

Open Monday & Tuesday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 7 a.m.- 10 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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