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
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
A cafe that entered the top 50 best European cafes of the travel and lifestyle portal Big7Travel. Coffee, cakes and books - are there any cozier words?!
- Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 6
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
Hidden between the old town's walls is probably the most charming cafe in all of Old Riga. Here, you may escape the heat in the summer time and stay warm in the welcoming cafe surroundings in the winter.
- Mazā Pils iela 4
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
Real Parisian magic right here in the Quiet center of Riga. A delicious cup of coffee here will perfectly complement a peacful breakfast or a nice sandwich to treat yourself to while walking through the streets of Riga.
- Ausekļa iela 14
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
An old favourite among the local bean heads, it’s the place to get an exquisitely prepared cup of Illy coffee. Expectattentive service and satisfying homespun meals – pizzas, heaping breakfast plates, lunch deals, croissants, cakes and more.
- Blaumaņa iela 34
Strada coffee & tea
The café offers a much welcome alternative to the gamut of tourist-minded places in the Old Town. Here you can find speciality coffee and tea made by dab-handed baristas, plus a small selection of delicacies.
- Jāņa iela 5