20 Unique Coffee Mugs That Make Perfect Gifts! (Top-Rated)

 
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We set out to find the most unique coffee mugs available on the internet but made sure to only show you the ones that were top-rated. You know, that’s just what friends do.

Whether these coffee mugs have interesting form-factors, are hyper-functional, or they’re just so cute they’ll make you squeal the one thing they have in common is that they piqued our interest. And, we’re pretty sure they’ll do the same for you!

Hell, I suspect some of these mugs will find a new home on your office desk before the week is out!


 
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Floating Coffee Mug by Floating Coffee

The Floating Coffee Mug eliminates the need for coasters because with this design the coaster and the mug are melded together. You’ll never need to search for coasters or scrub coffee stains off of your pristine coffee table.

Function aside, the floating coffee mug has been heralded as the “Most Beautiful Coffee Mug Ever!” The chic-ingenious design of the floating coffee mug was inspired by a banana stand. Just picture a bushel of bananas hanging from a wire stand. Yep, that’s the one!

Amazon Reviewer:

“Works great as a coffee mug and is a wonderful conversation piece.
Saw this with my wife on Shark Tank months ago and we both commented on how beautiful the mug looked.

I was so happy to find that it was for sale on Amazon. Mug came undamaged and seems to be very strong. I have no fear of the handle breaking during regular use.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Go Away Coffee Mug by Got Me Tipsy

$27 at time of publication

Whether you’re a coffee addict like this poor woman or a causal sipper, you know that every sip of hot java can bring you closer to wanting to engage with other humans. A good friend or coworker lets others around them know when the coast is clear for small talk, this signal can be an open office door or this unique coffee mug.

The Go Away glass coffee mug will let innocent bystanders know when it’s a good time to ask you about the weather, or what you did over the weekend. You know, the usual office chit chat.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Mug is good quality and thick glass so it should last. The lettering is painted on, but survived 2 trips in the dishwasher so I don't expect it to wear off.

I like the size which is good 12 oz. I only gave it 4 stars because the glass won't keep hot coffee hot like an insulated or ceramic mug. Not the fault of the product, just something the buyer has to be aware of when making a purchase”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Ninja Coffee Mug by Thumbs Up

This is easily one of more creative coffee mugs on the list because this mug comes with its own accessory! What is a ninja without the mystery? For this ninja coffee mug its face masks doubles as a heat protector for you!

This is a great gift for the “silent assassin” in your friend group. Everyone knows who that person is, but no one will say it.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Love the design and the big size. The wings aren't especially good handles but I get over that by just holding the sides. Warms my hands in winter! =)”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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New Wave Caffe Mug by Villeroy & Boch

$17 at time of publication

This unique coffee mug by Villeroy and Boch features a contemporary-modern design that emulates abstract art. Made in Germany, this coffee mug is made from a single continuous piece of porcelain.

If you’re a fan of home decor and aesthetics, then passing up on a full set is going to be hard! Click through for more photos and angles because this mug is quite interesting to look at.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Fell in love with these at a hotel and ran into the room and immediately bought these along with the plates and bowls. I have the large Caffee Au let cups that are 13 1/2 ounce for my husband. These hold around 10 ounces max. The only con is a left handed person would not be able to hold them.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Live In The Moment Coffee Mug by Karma Gifts

$14 at the time of publication

The Boho Karma design of this coffee mug is uniquely illustrated and printed. The carefree bohemian design on the outside of the coffee mug is a sure conversation starter. And, on the inside of the coffee mug, a wonderful inspirational message will catch your eye at every sip.

After five sips of coffee and seeing this coffee mug remind you to live in the moment, you’ll be doing yoga on the front lawn of your office building.

This coffee mug is made of ceramic, holds 14oz of liquid and is dishwasher safe!

Amazon Reviewer:

“This mug is absolutely stunning. The amount of detail that is put into the design is incredible. It comes well packaged with no signs of damage. The mug itself is very sturdy and you can tell that it is well made.

The design shown in the picture is exact to the mug in real life. I am very confident that this will be very long-lasting and I won't have any problems with it.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Wall-E and Eve Coffee Mug by Disney

This is a coffee mug designed for 90’s kids. These Wall-E and Eve mugs are incredibly nostalgic and incredibly cute, almost as cute as Wall-E itself. These make excellent gifts and excellent editions to any office desk as they’re sure to inspire smiles!

FYI, these particular designs are retired by Disney, so I guess you can say they’re technically vintage. You’ll want to act fast so you can grab one for yourself or your loved one!

Amazon Reviewer:

“Beautiful as ever, Those mugs are the best of Disney”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Double Insulated Espresso Cup by Casadorna

$25 at time of publication

If you or your giftee have a classier eye, then you should definitely consider these mugs. These mugs look like they were made to specifically be props on the set of Mad Men. Just look at them, they feature a glass upper and bamboo base.

These double walled cups are double functional in their unique-modern design because although they’re glass they can still keep hot drinks hot!

Since the base of these cups are made of bamboo you won’t be able to microwave them and you’ll need to wash them by hand, but the design and experience will surely make up for the extra steps.

These unique coffee mugs are available on Amazon.


 
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3D Peacock Coffee Mug by Yosou Home

$19 at time of publication

This unique handmade peacock coffee mug delivers a massive presentation, much like a real peacock! It’s made of enamel porcelain, and is microwave and dishwasher safe. The design comes complete with a cup, a saucer, and a spoon.

This peacock is shaking its tail feathers to remind you that after you get enough coffee in your veins you will be too!

Amazon Reviewer:

“We were doing a tea party theme for my boss' birthday and this was the perfect gift! The color is so vibrant (yellow) and a pricey looking set at a good price. Everyone asked where did I get it from because they thought I got it at some boutique.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Chocolate Donut With Sprinkles Mug by Big Mouth

$12 at time of publication

Mmmm…donuts! If your affinity for those wonderful glazed pastries isn’t enough to cause you to break into Dunkin’ Donuts to get your fix like this guy you can still express your love with this unique coffee mug featuring a chocolate cake donut with sprinkles on the front and the words “mmmm….donuts” on the back.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Mine came out just as expected, which is great. It holds a little bit more than what a standard mug would hold. I can drink out of it just fine, which is a bit surprising since I thought the squiggly top would have a hole-in-the-lip effect.

I figured the washing would be a bit more tricky with it [haveing] a little nook and you can't see around the tunnel, but I think that as long as I wash it with hot water when I am done with it, there won't be any residue issues. I use a little toothbrush just for this when I drink stuff with additives like honey just in case.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


Faceted Ceramic Coffee Mug by CYXstar

 
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Faceted Ceramic Coffee Mug by CYXstar

$16 at time of publication

Perhaps my personal favorite on the list due to the contrasting black and gold design, and the modern sharp edges. Each coffee mug is handmade, so yours will be as unique as you! FYI, this mug holds 14oz of liquid for a hefty jolt of energy.

This mug cannot be microwaved or machine washed so keep that in mind!

Amazon Reviewer:

“LOVE IT! My husband got this cup for me as a Christmas gift because I collect unique/pretty mugs & it is seriously my favorite! It’s so so beautiful and elegant looking. Definitely recommend.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Surprise Cat Coffee Mug by Koolkatkoo

$16 at time of publication

Not only does this coffee mug help you experience the sheer joy of sipping coffee. But, the faster you drink the faster you get to see the cute little kitten waiting for you inside.

This coffee mug is fantastic for cat lovers, or if you just love cute things in general, like kittens. Oh, and it’s totally microwave and dishwasher safe!

Amazon Reviewer:

“It's cute and a good size for my hand. I'm probably a bit too excited every time I get a little lower in liquid to see the inside cat :)”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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To Coffee Mug by Alessi

$28 at time of publication

I heart this mug, ya get it? But seriously, this “To” mug by Alessi is 100% adorable with its albeit minimalist design. It holds 10.5 oz of liquid and is microwave and dishwasher safe.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Sitting down at my desk, writing out essays and studying for school with one of these in my hands gives me absolute pleasure. It is so pretty filled with tea or hot chocolate that I almost hate to empty it out. The mug is sturdy, washable, and I imagine would work well as a cute and original pen cup. This was a very nice splurge buy for me.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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PHOTO: COURTeSY AMAZON

 

Have A Nice Day Coffee Mug by Decodyne

$19 at time of publication

This coffee mug is the equivalent of telling someone who’s a jerk to go f*ck themselves when they walk away. It’s not cowardice, it’s called having manners.

Of the coffee mugs on this list this one might deserve a spot on your desk the most, depending on your work environment that is.

Amazon Reviewer:

“Great "tongue in cheek" gift! Gave 1 to my co-worker & we cheers our boss saying have a nice day, then sipped After the boss left our office! We laughed for the whole day then took the cups home, as they are a bit inappropriate for the work place. (but just right for a little giggle)

Thought about making a coffee for boss in this cup & giving to boss as boss going into department meeting! Would be Hilarious, but doubt the boss would find the humor in the disciplinary process that would follow!”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Magical Unicorn Coffee Mug by Streamline

$16 at time of publication

What’s more unique than a unicorn? After-all, a unicorn is the mascot for everything magical. That said, this coffee mug holds a hefty 16oz of coffee, for those days when you’re not feeling very magical on your own.

This adorable unicorn coffee mug is made of ceramic so it needs a little TLC. Its neither microwave nor dishwasher safe so be kind to your cute little friend.

Amazon Reviewer:

“This is a very adorable mug. I got one for a friend and accidentally one-click ordered one for myself as well. It’s so cute I wasn’t upset by my accidental purchase. I didn’t find any cosmetic imperfections. The only issue I ran into is one is a funny one that I know all too well and should have known better.

This mug is meant to be used with the right hand. As a lefty I automatically picked it up with my dominant hand and discovered that I can’t drink out of it that way. I need a Ned Flanders version.” 

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Prescription Coffee Mug by Treasured Tokens 

$15 at time of publication

Dr. Feel Good has written you a prescription, for 13oz of coffee STAT. The doctor is authorizing unlimited refills! According to the doc’s instructions, you’re supposed to “drink one mug by mouth, then repeat until you’re awake and alert.

This coffee mug makes such a fun gift for yourself or others. Beware, if you’re buying this for someone else you may be tempted to keep it. Frankly, I’m not sure if that’s against the doctor’s orders!

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Ceramic Toilet Coffee Mug by Big Mouth

$13 at time of publication

This ceramic toilet coffee mug makes the perfect gag gift, but if you’re going to give it away make sure the giftee understands that this is for edible liquids ONLY.

The mug holds 12oz which is enough for a decent sized cup of Jo. Each mug is hand-painted so it’s recommends that you don’t microwave or put this feel-good potty in the dishwasher.

Amazon Reviewer:

“1) Only use this for coffee, nothing else - trust me.
2) It adds tons of additional flavors to your morning coffee.
3) If coffee makes you poop, then this cup adds loads of irony.
4) It makes your photos more interesting.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 

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Retro Camera Coffee Mug by Mustard And Co.

$22 at time of publication

For the vintage collector, this coffee mug is pure eye candy. If you or your giftee is at least 20% hipster, then this retro camera designed mug will make an excellent gift. Let’s be honest, it’ll likely end up a super cool piece of decor in the house.

This mug is 100% ceramic which means no microwave and no dishwasher. But, don’t let that stop you from enjoying the novelty of it.

Amazon Reviewer:

“My daughter is a vintage camera collector and this mug is a perfect gift. The handle is a comfortable fit. The design is clever and accurate. She loved it.”


This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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3D Cat Mug by Asmwo

$16 at time of publication

This mug is so stinkin’ cute and no it’s not just because I love cats, because I do. I love them. Your kitty mug will literally hold your spoon for you, and with the biggest smile you’ve ever seen on any cat.

Name one thing that your real cat would do for you, any one thing. You can’t, can you? This cat coffee mug has your back. It holds 14oz of liquid and the lid helps to keep your coffee warm if you’re a slow-sipper.

This mug is ceramic, so you know what that means, no dishwasher or microwave. But, why would microwave this cute kitten anyways?

Amazon Reviewer:

“The mug was delivered on time and in perfect condition. I bought the grumpy cat one as a gift and my friend loved it. It is exactly as the pictures, it is made of some sort of ceramic. And in case you were wondering the lid (cat head) does not twist or seals the cup, is more of a decorative feature.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Orange Fox Coffee Mug by Thumbs Up

$15 at time of publication

What does the fox say? “Give me, give me, give me coffee, give me, give me, give me coffee.” Remember that song? My version of the lyrics is a little different from the original version.

Still, this fox coffee mug says “look at this smug little grin on my face, you will feel as smug as me once you finish your first cup of coffee.”

This is a ceramic coffee mug so don’t try to shove this fox in a microwave or dishwasher!

Amazon Reviewer:

“I bought this for my fox-loving boyfriend! He loves it and uses it ALLL the time! A little smaller than expected but so so cute!”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.


 
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Star Wars Darth Vader Coffee Mug by Star Wars

$20 at time of publication

“Luke, I need more coffee.” Listen, Darth Vader wasn’t much of a wordsmith and neither are you before you’ve had your coffee.

This coffee mug is massive and holds 20oz of liquid, after drinking one full cup you’ll be vibrating through the rest of your day.

I don’t think it needs to be said that this is a must have gift for a Trekke. Oops, did I say that? I meant Star Wars fan.

That was a huge mistake on my part. I won’t make another mistake and fail to forewarn you that this coffee mug is not microwave or dishwasher safe.

Amazon Reviewer:

“This mug is so beautiful that I could not bear to even use it. I had purchased two (2) of them (one as a gift) and intended that we would use them for tea, but when they arrived, we were so thrilled by their majesty that we are just proudly displaying their Darth Vaderness with dorky glee.”

This unique coffee mug is available on Amazon.

 

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