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60 Funny Coffee Memes All Java Lovers Will Understand

Calling all coffee aficionados! Get a few laughs in over your morning (or afternoon) brew.

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May This Morning Coffee Give You Strength To Make It To Your Mid Morning Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty ImagesRD.com, Getty Images

Wake up to coffee memes

We all know coffee is the best part of waking up in the morning—the smell taking over your kitchen, the coziness of steam rising from your favorite mug, feeling the jolt of energy coursing through your veins. There are just some things that only coffee lovers understand, which is why we created some of the best memes about coffee with the coffee quotes you can totally relate to (back to work memes, anyone?). Coffee enthusiasts, these funny coffee memes are for you. Pair them with these good morning memes and have a great day memes for a top-notch morning, as well as these Monday memes, Hump day memes, and Friday memes depending on where you are in the week!

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Adorable young Harp Seal hauled out on the beach at Jones Beach, Long Island in winter.rd.com, getty images

A rebirth

I’m about to be a completely different person, especially now that I have all these coffee jokes up my sleeve.

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Me Before The First Cup Of Coffee meme text over image of disheveled womanRD.com, Getty Images

Hello world

This is me. Read up on the best way to make coffee before tomorrow’s cup.

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When The Coffee Is Ready meme text of dog flyingRD.com, Getty Images

Gotta run!

How hilarious is this dog meme?

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Drinking Too Much Coffee Can Cause A Latte Problems meme textRD.com, Getty Images

You know what they say

Too bad I like coffee a latte (and also making coffee puns).

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Tea Or Coffee? Are You Serious? meme text over image of woman looking confusedRD.com, Getty Images

Isn’t it obvious?

There’s only one answer here. But we do have to admit, there are some really quali-tea puns out there.

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When You Order A Coffee And They Ask If You Want Decaf Or Regular meme text over image of man looking dumbfoundedRD.com, Getty Images

Excuse me?

What do you think? A better question: Coffee vs. espresso?

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Very Confidently Heading Into Work 20 Minutes Late With A Giant Iced Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Every day

Hey, how else are we supposed to make it through Hump Day?

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Pouring Myself Another Cup Of Coffee Because Im Not Shaking Yet meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Just one more

Ah, the coffee jitters. If the jitters make you spill, learn how to remove coffee stains.

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Me Trying To Figure Out How One Iced Coffee Leads To Four Trips To The Bathroom meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Doing the math

I wonder if it’s just one of those weird coffee facts.

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Portrait of black crying desperate womanrd.com, getty images

Just shedding a few tears

We’ve all been there. Maybe you’ll want to head to one of the best coffee shops instead.

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When You Tell People You Only Drink One Cup Of Coffee Per Day meme text over image of woman drinking from a giant coffee cupRD.com, Getty Images

Mind your business

No, I’m not addicted to caffeine, but just in case, it’s good to know the morning drinks with the most caffeine.

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Don't Talk To Me Until This Cup Is Finished meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Can’t hear you

I can’t be responsible for my actions before that first cup.

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When Yyou Need Coffee To Wake Up But You Need To Wake Up To Get Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

The dilemma

Can coffee be delivered straight to your bed? Is this correct coffee shop etiquette?

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A Yawn Is A Silent Scream For Coffee meme text over image of Dalmatian puppy yawningRD.com, Getty Images

Big yawn

A true cry for help. Got lots of coffee lovers in your life? Check out our coffee lovers gift guide!

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No Judgements Here meme text over image of man in robe drinking coffee from coffee potRD.com, Getty Images

What size?

Never mind the cup of Joe. I’ll just take the pot, thanks.

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A True Work Of Art meme text over image of coffee paintingRD.com, Getty Images

Art in its purest form

This belongs in a gallery.

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Amen meme text over image of mug with "may your coffee be strong and your monday be short" quoteRD.com, Getty Images

Morning mantra

Words to live by.

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Me Before My First Cup Of Coffee meme text over image of a cat hissingRD.com, Getty Images

Roar

Let me drink this in peace.

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Looks Like There Will Be 100 Percent Chance Of Coffee This Morning meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Today’s forecast

And a 35% chance of rain.

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When you write “drink coffee” on your to-do list, just so you can check something offrd.com, getty images

Relatable

Don’t worry, I’ll get that done ASAP. Sounds like you need coffee…and a vacation. These vacation memes will help.

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The Best Part Of Wakin' Up meme textRD.com, Getty Images

You know the tune

…is Folgers (or any coffee, really) in my cup.

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"You Got This" Love, Coffee meme text over image of cup of coffeeRD.com, Getty Images

So touching

Coffee always believes in you. Don’t miss the best sources of caffeine.

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You Know, All Of My People Skills Are Right Here In This Cup Of Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Accurate

Believe it or not.

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Cold Coffee Recipe For Moms: 1. Brew Coffee 2. Forget You Made It 3. Drink It ColdRD.com, Getty Images

Mom brain

A recipe passed down for generations. You’ll love these mom memes too.

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Soup Of The Day: Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

My favorite

Milk, two sugars, hold the spoon. Don’t miss our tips for how to brew perfect coffee.

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May This Morning Coffee Give You Strength To Make It To Your Mid Morning Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Cheers

And your afternoon coffee.

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When They Ask How Cold Brew Is Different Than Iced Coffee meme text over image of woman giving presentationRD.com, Getty Images

Explain

Please hold your questions until the end. But just so we’re clear, here’s the difference between iced coffee and cold brew coffee.

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Did Somebody Say Starbucks? meme text over image of toddler peering outRD.com, Getty Images

Venti, please

You’ll have to be more discreet than that. And use this ordering trick to get more caffeine in your Starbucks venti latte.

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One Does Not Simply Not Like Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Oh, please

Explain how this is possible.

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 Daughter Crying In Her Father's Armsrd.com, getty images

Come on!

The worst kind of betrayal.

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Good Morning. Where Is My Coffee? meme text over image of grumpy catRD.com, Getty Images

Grumpy cat

This is the most relatable cat meme for coffee lovers.

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I Didn't Choose The Mug Life. The Mug Life Chose Me. meme textRD.com, Getty Images

It’s a lifestyle

Does anyone else have a kitchen cabinet dedicated to mugs?

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Ah Coffee. Nature's Bean Juice meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Pure happiness

The sweet smell of energy.

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They May Take Away A Good Nights Sleep, But They Shall Never Take Away My Coffee meme text over image of female knightRD.com, Getty Images

Never ever

So brave.

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Got My Coffee Lets Do This meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Ready

My very own weapon. Which type of coffee is your favorite?

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Wondering How People Work Without Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

One of life’s greatest mysteries

Superheroes or psychopaths?

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend meme text over image of black coffeeRD.com, Getty Images

The sound of silence

I’ve come to talk with you again.

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When You Need To Make The Coffe Before You've Had The Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

But how?

A true testament to inner strength.

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How Do I Take My Coffee You Ask? Seriously. Very Seriously. meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Good question

Also, with a little cream and two sugars.

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First I Drink Coffee Then I Do Stuff meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Obviously

It must be done in this order.

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When The Coffee Starts To Kick In meme text over image of wide eyed kittenRD.com, Getty Images

Awake

Ready to take on the world.

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Don't Have To Go To The Bathroom? Okay, Well See About That meme text over image of iced coffeeRD.com, Getty Images

Like clockwork

Nature’s laxative.

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A Warm And Cozy Alternative To Hating Mornings Forever meme text over image of a latteRD.com, Getty Images

So true

Not to mention, delicious.

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Going To Sleep At Night Already Looking Forward To Your Morning Coffee meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Can’t wait

It’s something to be excited about.

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Dunkin Or Starbucks? Thats Like Asking Me To Choose A Favorite Child meme textRD.com, Getty Images

Refuse to choose

But seriously, which one? We did a coffee taste test—see which brands came out on top.

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angry dog snarling at smaller dog wearing a Starbucks uniform memerd.com, getty images

Hangry? More like without coffee…ngry.

Deny me coffee at your own risk. Check out these other funny animal memes for some extra smiles over your morning coffee.

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Low Angle Portrait Of Stylish Womanrd.com, getty images

Classic

Ba dum tss.

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ryan gosling rd.com, getty images

Music to my ears (and eyes)

You’re my hero!

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christmas journal with wish for coffeerd.com, getty images

It may not rhyme, but it’s objectively better

This is the only possible way to improve that Mariah Carey song. Here are more of our favorite Christmas memes.

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Woman having coffee in bedrd.com, getty images

Coffee is my work ethic

I’ll get everything done on time. Maybe.

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angry Chihuahua and happy Chihuahua rd.com, getty images (2)

No exaggeration

I never let myself be photographed before coffee. It’s a cardinal rule.

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Woman having coffee and texting on her phone at home rd.com, getty images

The only options

Let’s stick with that. These work from home memes hit home, too. (Pun intended.)

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Mother telling stories to children on picnic blanketrd.com, getty images

Dreams come true

Those people must not be coffee lovers. For some inexplicable reason.

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Tired Woman Trying To Drink Morning Coffee And Sleeping On The Table rd.com, getty images

Never enough

We can relate.

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Human leg dangling from hole in ceiling rd.com, getty images

Caffeine enhances all things

The coffee made me do it.

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Smiling senior woman in lounge room with cup of coffee rd.com, getty images

The fountain of youth isn’t water…

It’s coffee, duh.

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two coffee mugs touchingrd.com, getty images

Coffee doesn’t judge

Other coffee devotees get it.

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Close up of broken coffee mug and spilled coffeerd.com, getty images

Aphorism, improved

Every drop is precious. Here are more of our favorite aphorisms.

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I drink one cup of coffee to get up in the morning. The others are to stay out of trouble and allow me to do basic life tasks.rd.com, getty images

One is the barest minimum

Todays’s a three-plus-cup kind of day.

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I drink lots of water! Filtered water. Water filtered through coffee beans. Okay, I drink coffee.rd.com, getty images

Stay hydrated

Now we’re getting into semantics. If you’re a word nerd and a coffee lover, these coffee puns will make your day.

Emma Taubenfeld
Emma Taubenfeld is an assistant editor for Reader’s Digest who focuses on digital lifestyle topics such as memes, social media captions, pick-up lines, and cute pets. When she’s not working, you can find Emma reading corny young adult novels, creating carefully curated playlists, and figuring out how to spice up boxed mac and cheese.