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50 Best Coffee Mugs: Style, Quality and Just Plain Fun! 2021 - Barista 411

People from all over the world love their coffee. According to Telegraph Travel Maps, data scientists found that North Americans, Western Europeans and Eastern South Americans consume the most coffee worldwide whereas Southeast Asians and Central Africans consume the least.

The demand for coffee isn’t expected to wane any time soon.

Drink Your Coffee in Style and with Comfort with These 50 Best Coffee Mugs

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To enjoy your coffee with the utmost style and comfort, take a look at these 50 best coffee mugs. Enjoy your favorite brewed drink with style, quality, class, comfort or just for plain fun.

1. Contigo Autoseal West Loop Vacuum Insulated Travel Mug

Contigo Stainless Steel Autoseal West Loop Vacuum-Insulated Travel...

This travel mug is style, quality design and comfort all in one. With its leak and spill-proof lid, you’ll worry less about spilling your coffee in your bags. It can also keep your drink hot for up to 4-5 hours.

Contigo Stainless Steel Autoseal West Loop Vacuum-Insulated Travel...
  • Our lids are sealed: Autoseal technology is leak and spill proof (Yes there is a difference)
  • For the long haul: Drinks stay hot up to 5 hours and cold up to 12 with thermalock Vacuum Insulation. BPA free
  • Lend a hand: Easy one handed drinking from this travel coffee mug with the push of a button

2. “Nosy Nose” Mug

Nosey Nose mug

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Created by Mexican designer Rafael Mucino, this ceramic mug is for the stylish and jovial who know their noses. The mug is handmade and glazed at a high temperature, ensuring safety and insulation.

3. Ryoan-ji Mug

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With its beautiful blue-hued Hyousetsu mosaic, this Japanese-designed coffee mug is aesthetically pleasing and practical also. It features a double-walled ceramic, which is a standard mug material with average heat insulation. It’s an elegant choice for its simplicity.

4. The KeepCup

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An alternative to paper cups at coffee shops, the KeepCup is perfect for the environmentally-conscious. Newer models of the KeepCups use soda-lime glass, which makes it easier for consumers to keep clean.

5. The Giant Coffee Mug


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Making a perfect gift for those with a good sense of humor, the Giant Coffee mug can hold 32 oz of coffee. As far as ceramic mugs go, it is standard that it is dishwasher and microwave safe.

6. The CoastLine Glass Mug


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A mug fit for the stylish, this glass mug gives you class while drinking. It is well suited for serving coffee-based cocktails such as Irish Coffee and White Russians.

7. The Yeti Rambler Tumbler


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Whether hiking Four Mile Trail in Yosemite or camping at a park near you, this mug is ideal for outdoorsy folks. It is built from double-walled, insulated stainless steel. According to the manufacturer, it is engineered to be “built for the wild.”

8. Hasami Porcelain Mug

Hasami Porcelain Mug

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With over 400 years of Japanese history, the Hasami Porcelain mug is fit for those who appreciate culture and a simple design. Inspired by the pottery-rich tradition of the Hasami district in Japan, Takuhiro Shinomoto created Hasami porcelain with qualities of cleanliness, simplicity and functionality in mind.

9. Falcon Enamelware Mug

Falcon Enamelware Mug

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Originating in the 1920s in the Black Country area near Birmingham, England, Joe Kleiner & Sons began the enamelware brand — with its signature ice-white cup and blue rim. This mug is manufactured from heavyweight steel and constructed with a thicker enamel for extra durability.

10. Snowe Mug

Snowe Mug

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The Snowe mug is both elegant and durable. It is made from the highest quality porcelain, sourced from Limoges, France. Manufacturers were able to bring this product to consumers for only a portion of the cost of similar products from other high-end brands.  

11. Mazama Wares Large Mug

Mazama Wares Large Mug

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Manufactured in Portland, Oregon, this vessel can hold 12oz of your favorite brew, designed also with a handle that provides a solid and comfortable grip. The mug is tapered at the brim with unglazed bottoms to provide neat storage. It is dishwasher and microwave safe.

12. Kinto Slow Coffee Style Mug

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Similar to classic diner mugs, the Kinto Slow Coffee Style mug is inspired by the booming trend of manual pour-over coffee. The Japanese manufacturer Kinto offers this mug in a range of glazes from gray to blue.

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13. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Mug

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 16-Ounce/0.48-Liter, Lilac

If you’re looking for a travel mug with a sleek design and ability to retain heat like no other, the Zojirushi stainless steel, vacuum-insulated mug is your pick. Whether you’re going camping or to work, this mug will retain hot or cold beverages for up to five hours.

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 16-Ounce/0.48-Liter, Lilac
  • Stainless mug with non stick coated interior and flip open lid
  • Tight fitted flip open lid keeps beverages hotter or colder than travel mugs
  • Safety lock to prevent the lid from opening accidentally

14. Ello Campy Vacuum-Insulated Stainless-Steel Travel Mug

Ello Campy Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug

This travel mug is perfect for you outdoorsy folks who are still looking for that mug you had for your hot cocoa as kids. It features a leak-proof slider life for easy use. While the lid is dishwasher safe, handwashing the body of the mug is highly recommended.

15. OXO Travel Mug

OXO Good Grips Double Wall Travel Mug, Silver,18 Oz

With an 18oz capacity, this durable mug keeps your coffee hot and iced coffee cold for four hours. It features a three-silicone seal that makes it leak-proof and a double-wall construction for temperature regulation. It fits most cup holders.

OXO Good Grips Double Wall Travel Mug, Silver,18 Oz
  • Three silicone seals ensure no leaks
  • Durable, stainless steel construction is BPA free
  • Lid comes apart for easy cleaning

16. Chantal Travel Mug

Chantal Single Serve Stainless Steel Easy Travel Mug, 10-Ounce, Red

The Chantal travel mug has high-quality insulation. When releasing the seal, you can sip your coffee from any side of the cup. With its triple-wall vacuum seal, it will keep your hot coffee hot for up to seven hours.

Chantal Single Serve Stainless Steel Easy Travel Mug, 10-Ounce, Red
  • Triple-wall vacuum seal; will keep beverage hot for up to 7 hours
  • Simple push-button top allows you to drink from any side of the rim
  • Easy to operate with just one hand

17. Hidden Shark Mug

Hidden Shark Cool Coffee Mug

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One of the best coffee mugs to show-off at a party, your guests will be in for a surprise when they get about halfway into their coffees and find a porcelain shark rearing its head in their coffees. Thankfully, this shark doesn’t bite, but only surprises.  

18. Cookie Face Mug

Cookie Face Cool Coffee Mug

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Whether you’re hiding cookies from the little ones or saving cookies for later, this mug has the dual benefit of allowing you to enjoy your coffee with some tasty treats.

19. Self-Stirring Star Wars Mug

Self Stirring Star Wars Cool Coffee Mug

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You just added sugar and cream to your coffee, but you’re in a comfortable position and don’t feel like getting up to grab a spoon to stir your coffee. Enter super cool self-stirring Star Wars coffee mug. This mug will solve your too-lazy-to-get-up-and-grab-a-spoon-in-my-comfortable-position problems. Just push the button on the top of the handle and may the force be with you. Have you felt it yet?

20. Chalkboard Mug

Chalkboard Mug

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Grab a piece of chalk and start leaving your roommates, friends or partner a secret message or drawing on this chalkboard mug.

21. Largest Coffee Mug on the Market

largest coffee mug

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Although this mug may be the largest coffee mug on the market, it still may not be big enough to satiate your coffee needs. The mug has the capacity to fill 20 regular mugs — perfect for vampires who don’t need sleep, workaholics or coffee lovers.

22. Fondue Mug

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Not only is this mug great for making fondue with a friend, you can also use it to heat up your favorite brewed drink. This mug would be best enjoyed with someone as why make fondue for one when you can make fondue for two, three, four or even five?

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23. Hoop Coffee Mug

MAX'IS Creations The Mug With A Hoop 16 oz Basketball Mug/Cup/Bowl

If you enjoy shooting the hoops with friends and family, just pick up several of these hoop coffee cups and go for the 3 with marshmallows as basketballs. This mug included in this “Best Coffee Mugs” list will definitely get you excited for the next NBA conference.

MAX'IS Creations The Mug With A Hoop 16 oz Basketball Mug/Cup/Bowl
  • Play with your food with this patented basketball mug with an attached hoop. Perfect for scoring marshmallows into...
  • Oversized 16 ounce mug is shaped like half of a basketball with a hoop attached to the back of its handle, and can be...
  • Product purchase includes single mug in colorful gift box that tells Max’s story. Food is shown for display purposes...

24. CamelBak Forge Vacuum-Insulated Travel Mug

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Available in 12oz or 16oz, this travel mug features an automatic self-sealing cap, a shock absorber on its bottom and vacuum insulation. No leaks or drips. Enjoy its simple design, easy handle and ability to keep your drinks hot or cold for up to four hours.

25. Thermos Stainless King Travel Mug

thermos stainless king mug

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The king of all vacuum insulation thermos technology, this mug introduces its indestructible stainless steel, double-walled insulation. It is available with or without a handle.

26. Camera Lens Coffee Mug

camera lens mug

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Ever wondered what else you could do with a camera lens? Why not enjoy a nice cup of coffee in this Canon? But just remember not to mistake it for your actual Canon lens.

27. Pink Octopus Coffee Mug

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Dive into the depths of your favorite brewed drink with this octopus mug. If you love the big blue and haven’t stopped watching BBC’s Blue Planet, this mug is the perfect choice for you and your oceanic-sized imagination.

28. Floating Coffee Mug

Plain White Porcelain Mug and Handle Best Gift Ideas For Coffee And...

Like the optical illusion of the impossible stairwell, this mug is playing tricks on your eyes. Its handle, leading to its small bottom plate, supports the entire cup. A major advantage to this cup is that you no longer need a coaster to protect your surfaces from potential coffee stains.

Plain White Porcelain Mug and Handle Best Gift Ideas For Coffee And...
  • clever gift for mother, father or significant other. Sincere reactions to your thoughtfulness.
  • Artwork for your office. Functions like any other mug while dazzling your clients and co-workers.
  • Designed with modern lines and tapered walls, it's surprisingly useful and comfortable to hold.

29. Leg Coffee Mug

leg mug

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Created by Spanish designer Raúl Lázaro, this mug stands at 4 feet. It is also called the “Giraffe Mug” because of its height. This mug is especially useful to place on short coffee tables as the legs give it extra height. A set of these mugs could also be both classy and cheeky at a formal event such as a wedding.

GAMAGO Double Shot Coffee/Espresso Mug, Clear

This mug is a two for one: Right-side up, it serves as a regular 5.5 fl. oz. coffee mug, but flip it upside down and it becomes an espresso mug of 1.5 fl. oz.

GAMAGO Double Shot Coffee/Espresso Mug, Clear
  • Double shot coffee/espresso mug
  • Enjoy both a shot of espresso and a cup of coffee
  • Dishwasher safe

31. I Like You a Lottle Cute Coffee Mug

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A perfect present for a family member, partner or good friend who you like “a lottle,” this mug, also considered as one of the best coffee mugs, will make you feel warm and fuzzy while drinking your favorite brewed drink. How cute are these two penguins, smiling and enjoying each other’s company?

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32. Happy Couple Hugging Coffee Mug

Happy Hug Cute Coffee Mugs

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Looking to surprise your special someone with a thoughtful gift on their special day? Get them this set of two coffee mugs, illustrated and designed as a happy couple hugging. You can easily store them together in your cabinetry and detach them, with a heavy heart, when it’s time to enjoy your favorite drinks together.

33. Marshmallow Smiling Faces Coffee Mug

marshmallow smiling faces cute coffee mug

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An ideal set for a family of four, these smiling marshmallows are sure to brighten your day even on the coldest winter day. This set of happy mugs comes with its own hot cocoa recipe card for giving away as gifts. Whether it’s hot cocoa or your favorite adult drink coffee, this mug set is essential for a young family.

34. Dancing Couple Cute Coffee Mug

Dancing Couple Mug Cup

If you and your partner take dance lessons together, this set of mugs is an absolute must. In reference to traditional dancing practice, the male-mug is larger than its female counterpart since males should be a bit taller than their female dance partners.

Dancing Couple Mug Cup
  • 10.5cm height 7 x diameter - 12 Girl height 8 x diameter - about Boy Size:
  • Weight: about 435g
  • Material: Ceramic

35. Taco Cute Coffee Mug

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Do you have a friend who loves Mexican food, especially tacos? This mug would be the perfect gift for them to enjoy beside what else but a taco. Though coffee and tacos may not be the best combination in your stomach. Your stomach will really not wanna taco ‘bout it later.

36. Better Together Coffee Mug

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Another cute mug set for a couple. If you and your partner love ice cream and, of course, being together, then this mug set has your names on it. Like pancakes without maple syrup, you can’t have a cone without ice cream. It’s practically criminal.

37. LEXO Temperature Mug

LEXO Temperature Regulating Smart Travel Mug 16 oz. - Rose Gold -...

The LEXO Temperature mug is, perhaps, the scientific mastermind behind insulation technology, perfecting and personalizing the technology to the point of optimization. Developed by University of Missouri’s Hongbin Ma professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, this mug can cool your scalding hot coffee to the optimal temperature of 140°F (60°C) within two minutes. Still don’t believe in magic? That’s fair. The mug uses phase-change material — being able to both store and release large amounts of energy — and advanced heat transfer to maintain this perfect temperature for up to eight hours.

LEXO Temperature Regulating Smart Travel Mug 16 oz. - Rose Gold -...
  • The world's first Temperature Regulating SMART tumbler for the best tasting coffee, utilizing our trademarked Drink Now...
  • LEXO's HeatZorb Smart material absorbs the extra heat from scalding hot coffee or tea to cool it to the perfect drinking...
  • LEXO is made with three durable walls of kitchen grade stainless steel with an additional vacuum insulation layer to...

38. TOMIC Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Travel Mug

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This vacuum-insulated travel mug has eight layers. The mug can keep your coffee above 120°F (48°C) for up to 12 hours. This travel mug is rustproof, mold-proof and puncture-proof. It may even be zombie-proof if given the opportunity.

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39. Bubba Hero HT Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug

Bubba HERO Grip Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 16 oz, Stainless...

Simple and reliable, this travel mug may not be much, but it delivers the essentials. It’s dishwasher safe, vacuum insulated, low-maintenance and keeps your coffee hot for up to six hours.

Bubba HERO Grip Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 16 oz, Stainless...
  • Double-walled Vacuum-insulated Stainless Steel Travel mug keeps drinks cold up to 14 hours and hot up to 6 hours,...
  • Holds 16 ounces, or the equivalent of 2 cups, for easy refueling while traveling
  • Features BPA-free, easy-clean, leak-proof lid with locking flap

40. NiftyCORE Bamboo Leak-Proof Travel Mug

Bamboo Tumbler with Tea Infuser Bottle Loose Leaf Strainer –...

Ideal for those who love yoga and Tai Chi, this travel mug consists of a double-wall vacuum insulation and a zen bamboo outer shell. It keeps your coffee hot, while the exterior surface is designed to protect your hands from an accidental burn from a hot mug.

41. Wacky Espresso Cups

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Need a little more color to your life? Try these wacky espresso cups for family and friends who can’t get enough of the one, true coffee.

42. Hay Paper Porcelain Espresso Cup

hay paper porcelain espresso cup

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If you appreciate the beauty of geometry, this porcelain mug just might be the ticket for you. First made out of paper by Dutch designers, Scholten & Baijings, this mug has since made its way into the big leagues of porcelain.

43. Gold Bump Pink Mug


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Something about the gold bumps just works with this pink mug. With a modern handle design, this mug is ideal for the glamorous.

44. Small Inlaid Bowl


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Designed by Andrew Molleur, these smaller eyecatchers are each made by hand — meaning each mug is unique. Why buy a carbon copy when you can have the only mug of its kind in your cabinetry?

45. Aleatorio Mug


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This beautiful, full-figured mug is handmade in Brooklyn. It’s modern handle and curves beckon you to bring it home to your cabinets.

46. Small Mug in Turquoise

Small Mug Turquoise

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Akin to the waves in the ocean, this mug is a Turquoise beauty from Brooklyn.

47. Toffee Altered Tumblers

Toffee Altered Tumblers

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No two of these tumblers are the same as each has a marking unique to them. Handmade in the wabi-sabi tradition, these tumblers are food and dishwasher safe, but not microwaveable.

48. Steep Wood Tea Cup

Nook Wood Tea Cup

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Another modern handle to your coffee mug, this mug allows you to be one with nature with the teak wood of this mug.

49. I Love My Wife Coffee Mug

Burton & Burton Fishing I Love It When Mug

This coffee mug sums up marriage in a cheeky one-liner. At first quick glance, you see the words “I Love My Wife.” However, taking a closer look, you see the larger and smaller words form the anecdote, “I love it when my wife lets me go fishing.”

50. Ember

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug, 14 oz, 1-hr Battery Life, Black -...

Brace yourself for the most high-tech coffee mug on the market today. It’s simply called Ember. After 5 years of development, the mug features stainless steel, space-grade thermal insulation and a high- capacity battery to give you the ability to set at what temperature you would like your drink for the whole day. It’s designed to feel as though you are drinking from a porcelain mug. Thermal scientist Clayton Anderson designed Ember and founded his company.

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug, 14 oz, 1-hr Battery Life, Black -...
  • Keeps your hot drink at the exact temperature you prefer (between 120°F - 145°F). Start with 135°F and adjust up or...
  • Up to 1 hour battery life on a single charge. Or keep the Ember Mug on the included charging coaster for all day use.
  • Control with your smartphone. Pair with the Ember App to set your temperature, customize presets, receive notifications...

Enjoy Your Coffee in a Mug of Your Choice

With an exhaustive list such as this, there is something here for everyone. Take your pick among the best coffee mugs and treat yourself to your favorite brewed drink in style, class, comfort or all three.

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