The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Washington DC

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

A Baked Joint – Weekend morning biscuits

A Baked Joint – Weekend morning biscuits

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“A Baked Joint” in Washington DC has the best biscuits. The menu is simple with a perfect mix of breakfast favorites like ‘biscuit sammies’ & quiche…

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Big Bear Cafe – Great neighborhood coffee spot

Big Bear Cafe – Great neighborhood coffee spot

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“Big Bear Cafe” is a cozy, friendly neighborhood shop in Washington D.C. They have sandwiches, pastries and salads. The iced coffee is my favorite.

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Cafe Saint-Ex – Parisian Cafe in D.C.

Cafe Saint-Ex – Parisian Cafe in D.C.

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“Cafe Saint-Ex” in Washington DC is one of my favourite cafe-bars in the whole city. In it, you feel like you’re alone for a drink in a Hemingway novel.

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Call Your Mother – Fancy bagel shop and deli

Call Your Mother – Fancy bagel shop and deli

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“Call Your Mother” is a delicious and much-anticipated addition to the Park View neighborhood in Washington D.C. Have you had a deli bagel sandwich before?

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Kramerbooks & Afterwords – Bookstore and cafe

Kramerbooks & Afterwords – Bookstore and cafe

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“Kramerbooks & Afterwords” Washington DC’s Dupont Circle is an old-school bookstore with a cafĂ©/bar & a restaurant. It’s one of my favorites of this style.

Full Article by Aparna Krishnamoorthy

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