Looking for more local spots in Paris? Make sure you get yourself a copy of our 2019 INSIDR Free Paris Travel Guides! When you first start your morning, coffee is one of the first that comes up to your mind. Paris cafe is everywhere in the local neighborhood with its special taste – to loyal customers and eventually to new ones. Nowadays, the culture of coffee has grown and became a prominent part of our lives. People all around the world are looking for new places to drink their coffee every day. However, you don’t have to look up to the best places to drink coffee in Paris. Actually, your answers are ready. Here is the INSIDR’s selection of the best local Paris cafe! Start your day with a coffee just in the way you like it and continue exploring this fairytale-like city!
Paris Cafe : 5 PAILLES
This cozy little specialty Paris cafe is located near Gare de L’Est, only a few streets away. Especially on a beautiful Sunday morning, 5 Pailles is a perfect place to have your brunch. They offer a fixed brunch menu but you can always order a la carte as well. Well, most importantly, the best buddy for a nice breakfast is the coffee. Here, they know how to handle that for you. Get ready yourself for an elegant and velvet textured cappuccinos or maybe an immaculate version of a cold brew. Stop by for a takeaway or take a nice table outside to enjoy the vibrant street and your delicious coffee.
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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Paris Cafe : MATAMATA COFFEE
Mamamata is right in the heart of Paris. A 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 a time to visit Matamata while you are visiting around Paris and you’ll 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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Paris Cafe : KOZY PARIS
Do you want to enjoy a long breakfast with some 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. Their motto behind their coffee making process is preparing just as the way you like it and for your taste. Besides from regular espresso-based coffees, you can try a flat white or a caramel cortado – which is to die for. All locations are very central in Paris as well. Have a cup of their coffee and enjoy the amazing ambiance.
Address: 6, Rue Lafayette
48, Rue de Ponthieu
79, Avenue Bosquet
Opening hours: Lafayette – Monday to Friday 7:45-18:00 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
Ponthieu– Monday to Friday 8:00-18:45
Bosquet– Monday to Friday 8:00-19:30 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
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Paris Cafe : TERRES DE CAFÉ
The story of Terres de Café dates back to 2009 – as it was the pioneer of the specialty coffee shops in France. Mr. Servell is the founder of the Terres de Café and he is always looking for sourcing to best coffee grains possible from all over the world. The resources, the production of the coffee beans, processing and roasting carry an important deal 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.
Well, after reading this you know that you will always taste the best coffee possible in any of their cafés. They have multiple locations around Paris. All offer a different variety of grains, their own 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 India, Nicaragua and even Salvador!
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L'ABONNEMENT • Optez pour un abonnement et recevez chaque mois la fine ﬂeur de la production mondiale, à prix préférentiel. • Choisissez votre torréfaction selon votre méthode d’extraction : Expresso et italienne ou méthodes douces ! • Souscrivez avant le 09 octobre et recevez El patio Bonito, un hybride Bourbon Orange/Bourbon rouge peu connu, originaire de la région Caldono Cauca en Colombie. On retrouve dans ce café, un nez floral et fruité et au corps délicat aux notes de fruits rouges et de rose. Dispo en ligne ( lien dans la bio )
Address: 40, Rue des Blancs Manteaux
14, Rue Rambuteau
33, Rue des Batignolles
67, Avenue de la Bourdonnais
Opening hours: Blancs Manteaux – Tuesday to Saturday 9:30-19:00 and Sunday 13:00-19:00
Rambuteau- Monday to Friday 9:00-19:15 and Saturday to Sunday 10:00-19:15
Batignolles- Monday to Saturday 9:00-19:00
Bourdonnais– Monday to Friday 9:30-19:00 and Saturday to Sunday 10:00-19:00
Instagram: Terres de Café
Paris Cafe : COUTUME CAFÉ
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 while respecting the seasonality of the harvest, sustainability, and ethical production. Luckily, 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 ambient. You’ll find experienced baristas, amazing aromas, delicious sweets, and perfect sized brunches! Coutume Café is more than just a simple Paris cafe, it is the experience itself of drinking a special end-product of a highly intensive and know-how required process. Don’t wait to try!
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Coutume n°12 : Le café au lait. Vous servir un café au lait c'est le faire dans les règles de l'art. C'est d'abord avec les quantités de mousse et de lait liquide qu'impose la qualité de chaque boisson et c'est ensuite un joli dessin dans l'alignement et perpendiculaire à la anse. Aussi beaux que bons, nos cafés au lait vous assurent une expérience sensorielle complète ! #lescoutumesdecoutume #coutumenumero12 #coutumecafe #coutume #coffeeroaster #specialtycoffee #latteart #cappuccino #aussibeauquebon
Address: 47, Rue de Babylone – Coutume Flagship Café
60, Rue des Ecoles – Coutume Institut
25, Boulevard Poissonniere – Coutume at Içi Bookstore
80, Rue de Passy – Coutume Grand Epicerie
56, Rue de Faubourg Saint-Denis – Coutume Julhès
2 Espl. du Général de Gaulle, 1 Esplanade De La Défense, Courbevoie – Coutume Esplanade
Opening hours: Babylone– Monday to Friday 8:30-17:30 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
Institut-Monday to Friday 8:30-17:30 and Saturday to Sunday 9:00-18:00
at Içi- Monday to Saturday 9:00-18:00
Grand Epicerie– Monday to Saturday 9:00 – 21:00 and Sunday 9:00-12:45
at Julhès– Monday to Friday 7:30-15:00 and Saturday 8:00-16:00 and Sunday 8:00-13:00
Esplanade- Monday to Friday 7:30-17:30
Instagram: Coutume Café
Paris Cafe : RADIODAYS
Only a few steps away from Pont Tournant and the lovely canal, there is a cozy little spot of Radiodays. The atmosphere is quite chill, it’s a cool stylish Paris cafe. Though, it is much more than the beautiful looking counter. 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 handmade and mostly organic -plus it is seasonal too.
They have a tradition of offering “the dessert of the week” and “the drink of the week”. So every time you visit here, you might try something new and exciting which complements the present season and its harvest. Radiodays make you feel like a royal with great healthy breakfasts, delicious and organic foods along with professionally made coffees. While wandering around the canal, this should be the place for your coffee break.
Address: 15, Rue Alibert
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00 and Saturday to Sunday 09:30-18:00
Instagram: Radiodays Café