In Riga, you’re never really far away from a decent cup of coffee!
In Riga, you’re never really far away from a decent cup of coffee
Kalve Espresso Room
Rightly considered one of Riga’s prime coffee spots, it’s a place of the local roasters Kalve coffee. Due to its compact size, it’s not the kind of place you’d stay for hours, but if you need one thing, that is, an outstanding cup coffee, this is the place to find it. There’s also a small selection of sandwiches and pastries to accompany your cup.
- Stabu iela 38
One of the most recent coffee places in Riga, which, despite this, has received good reviews from coffee lovers. Spacious, bright and undeniably cozy rooms in the very center of Riga. You will be warmly welcomed in the premises and you will be able to buy almost any coffee drink you can imagine, because there is a wide menu of coffee and other drinks available here, as well as, of course, delicious cakes and pastries. In Ezīša Coffeeshop, you can probably spend the whole day - in the first part of it working on the portable computer you brought with you and a delicious cup of coffee, in the second - chatting with friends over an coffee cocktail!
- Krišjāņa Barona iela 3
Native coffee roasters have two outposts in the city. The café-cum-roastery on Miera street is refreshingly spacious, with plenty of hardwood tables to settle down. The smaller café on Dzirnavu street, also dressed in wood and warm lighting is equally cosy. Both places also makes sandwiches, breakfast and lunch, but coffee, of course, takes centre stage.
- Miera iela 29/31, Rīga
Beloved place of students and freelancers alike, Miit is always humming with energy. They offer speciality coffee from different European roasters, including Five Elephants and Gardelli, and a number of home-grown roasters. Swing by around midday for a veggie-packed lunch.
- Lāčplēša iela 10
Kurt is a child with special needs. His family has created a wonderful coffee house to help provide Kurt's daily necessities: rehabilitation, nanny, joy, happiness and health. The fact that the coffee and other drinks are delicious here is undoubtedly a good addition to the story. Try coffee with orange juice if you want to experience something truly new!
- Tērbatas iela 2i
MonteKristo has been open since 1995 and continues to have a special place in the hearts of many Riga locals. You can enjoy a warm, fireplace-equipped cellar in the winter and an outdoor cafe in the summer.
- Ģertrūdes iela 27
This Scandi-cool bakery is equally suitable for leisurely breakfast as well as grabbing a quick “starter pack” for the day. Omelettes, porridges, take-away sourdough sandwiches and smoothies, and, of course, mouth-watering pastries and cakes. Nonetheless, Mīkla also is a place to get your daily coffee fix made of Kalve coffee beans.
- Dzirnavu iela 42
This small yet incredibly stylish bread institution takes coffee seriously. Here you can get caffeinated drinks prepared with the cutting-edge La Marzocco GS3 espresso machine using the coffee of Göteborg’s roasters Da Matteo. All of Better Bread’s delicacies are gluten-free.
- Dzirnavu iela 31
With three outposts across the city centre, the main selling point of All Cappucino is its snug atmosphere. Dim-lit, little cafes are perfect hideout that also serves top-quality coffee- their own special blend roasted in collaboration with Kalve.
- Antonijas iela 11