The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Mexico City

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Mexico City and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Alverre – The friendliest coffee

Alverre – The friendliest coffee

Image by @jathzam

“Alverre” in Mexico City is a beautiful, indie-ish cafe hidden in the outskirts of Coyoacán. I love their coffee and the decoration.

Full Article by Cris Guasch

Arte Abuali Home – The story behind the window

Arte Abuali Home – The story behind the window

Image by Claudia Abuali

“Arte Abuali Home” in Mexico City used to work for the movie industry (incl. on ‘Frida’) as a notebook researcher. Now she makes her own — and much more!

Full Article by Cynthia Estrada

Café La Habana – Since 1952

Café La Habana – Since 1952

Image by Francis McKee

“Café La Habana” is a traditional restaurant in Mexico City where famous people used to hang out a lot. I come here for the enchiladas…

Full Article by Maria Fernanda Garcia

Café Regina – A cozy little place

Café Regina – A cozy little place

Image by Ana Cristina Chávez

“Café Regina” in Mexico City, named after the street it’s on, used to be very dodgy a place. Now, this cafe is very inviting – I love their cinnamon rolls.

Full Article by Ana Cris Chávez

Cafebrería El Péndulo – Lovely books

Cafebrería El Péndulo – Lovely books

Image by Andrea Maldonado

“Librería El Péndulo” is a bookstore in Mexico City’s Polanco. This one reminds me so much of the library in Hogwarts – it’s just perfect for an afternoon!

Full Article by Andrea Maldonado

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