The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Riga

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Riga 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!

Franču Maize – The house of great buns

Franču Maize – The house of great buns

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“Franču maize” in Riga is a well known bakery among the locals, given their authentic recipes and proving to make the best pastries in town!

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Himalaya – Cuisine of Nepal

Himalaya – Cuisine of Nepal

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“Himalaya” Riga is a small, family-owned restaurant whose owners are from Nepal. I go there for lunch and for their ‘meal of the day’ menu…

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Kūkdari – The best cookies in the world

Kūkdari – The best cookies in the world

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“Kūkdari” Riga is a pastry shop located in one of the most romantic neighborhoods, where you can order specially baked sweets for any occasion.

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Kuuka Kafe – Combining it all

Kuuka Kafe – Combining it all

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“Kuuka Kafe” Riga is what I like to describe as a breath of fresh air for those strolling by the streets of Old Town, wishing for a moment of happiness…

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Mākonis – Cocktails with clouds

Mākonis – Cocktails with clouds

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“Mākonis” is the first bar in Riga that comes to mind when we discuss cocktails and good long talks with friends. It’s just one of my favorite places.

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