Coffee is either the perfect way to start your day or a nice afternoon refresher! Especially while in Paris it is a great break from your sightseeing, where you can relax and recharge before going to see more! Coffee in Paris is very much a part of the city’s culture and you can find great coffee in many different neighborhoods. However, there are a few spots that are definitely worth trying. So, if your planning a trip to the city make sure to stop at one of these places for amazing coffee in Paris.
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This cozy little Paris cafe is located near Gare de L’Est train station. Its a perfect spot for a Sunday morning coffee as 5 Pailles also serves a delicious brunch. They have a fixed brunch menu but you can also order things from the regular menu as well. What makes the brunch better is there amazing coffees. They have velvet-textured cappuccinos and an immaculate cold brew, that are all worth a try! So, stop by for brunch or enjoy a cup on a table outside where you can watch the city go by. Either way, you are sure to enjoy it!
Address: 79 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:00-18:00 and Saturday to Sunday 10:00-18:00
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Mamamata is right in the heart of Paris. This small and quaint Paris cafe was born into life with the collaboration of two close friends. Now, in their own spot, they host many people with their homemade sweets, delicious lunch items and most importantly with their magnificent coffee options. The coffee menu includes espresso-based drinks and also third wave methods including Aeropress and Chemex. A coffee break in the morning or a quick lunch in the afternoon would be a great idea at Matamata. Make some time to visit Matamata while you are around Paris and you are sure to never forget the taste their iced coffee!
Address: 58 Rue d’Argout
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:00-17:00 and Saturday to Sunday 9:30-17:30
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Do you want to enjoy a long breakfast with a Salmon Benedict and a cortado? You are lucky because Kozy is there for you. And not only in one spot but there are three locations in Paris! Kozy is a dedicated brand for artisanal food production including their pastries, bread, viennoiseries, cakes, quiches and also for their coffee grains. The motto behind their coffee-making process is preparing just the way you like it and for your taste. Apart from their regular espresso-based coffees, you can also try their flat white or a caramel cortado – which is to die for! All their locations are very central in Paris so there is sure to be one close to where you are at some point on your trip!
Addresses: 6 Rue Lafayette
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7:45-18:00 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
Address: 79 Avenue Bosquet
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:00-19:30 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
Address: 48 Rue de Ponthieu, 75008
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6.45 pm
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Terres de Café
The story of Terres de Café dates back to 2009. The owner, Mr. Servell is the founder of Terres de Café and he is always searching for the best coffee grains possible from all over the world. The resources, the production of the coffee beans, the processing and the roasting are all important to Terres de Café. As a result of all this hard work, in 2017 Terres de Café was recognized as the first specialty coffee shop in France.
Based on this you know the coffee is really good. Each of their locations offers a variety of grains, coffee blends, and even capsules! Grab a box of their special Grand Crus and explore their coffee beans coming from all around the world including countries like India, Nicaragua and El Salvador!
Terres de Café
Address: 40 Rue des Blancs Manteaux, 75004
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9:30-19:00 and Sunday 13:00-19:00
Address: 14 Rue Rambuteau, 75004
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00-19:15 and Saturday to Sunday 10:00-19:15
Address: 33 Rue des Batignolles, 75017
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00-19:00
Address: 67, Avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30-19:00 and Saturday to Sunday 10:00-19:00
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Coutume is a coffee roasting house which was founded by two talented people in 2010 – Antoine and Tom. Worth mentioning that Antoine was also selected as the best French roaster in 2011! The coffee beans of Coutume come from all around the world – all five continents. The selection takes place in different countries and they respect the seasonality of the harvest to ensure they have a sustainable and ethical production.
You are able to taste the unique difference of these specially roasted coffee beans at their three different locations in Paris. Each location has a genuine ambiance. You’ll find experienced baristas, amazing aromas, delicious sweets, and delicious brunches! Coutume Café is more than just a simple Paris cafe, it is an experience itself!
Only a few steps away from Pont Tournant and the lovely canal, is this cozy little spot of Radiodays. The atmosphere is quite chill, it’s a cool and stylish Paris cafe. Though, there is more than just the beautiful interior design. Radiodays has a great selection of espresso-based coffees. You can see which roasteries they work with and even buy their coffee beans directly from the café. The food menu is also divine. Everything is freshly made and mostly organic -plus it is seasonal too.
They have also offer “the dessert of the week” and “the drink of the week”. So every time you visit here, you can try something new. While wandering around the canal, this should be the place for your coffee break.
Address: 15 Rue Alibert, 75010
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00 and Saturday to Sunday 09:30-18:00
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