The coffee culture of Washington City is very rich and growing. This is evident from the amazing coffee shops you find across the city and its neighborhoods. If you are a coffee lover and are on your Washington DC tour, there are so many places where you can visit and have excellent coffee. There are numerous coffee shops in the city that you can visit and explore a different one every day of your stay here. Here are some suggestions for the best coffee shops where you can enjoy coffee in Washington DC.
Zeke’s Coffee of DC
There are endless varieties of coffees here. The shop does not use the drum roaster, which is used conventionally. Rather it uses a fluid bed roaster for roasting the coffee beans. The beans will be roasted faster and evenly in this kind of roaster. This gives a very distinct flavor to the coffee. This is a coffee shop that makes use of sustainable Arabica coffee beans to make the best quality coffee. You can become a part of the DC Coffee Club and receive in your convenience, a pound of coffee.
Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar
Since March of 2010, this coffee shop has provided one of the most loved coffees in the city. They use the coffee that is artfully roasted by Ceremony Coffee, a local producer. Quality of coffee and dedication to service are of prime significance here. In DC, Filter has three locations: Brookland, Dupont Circle, and Foggy Bottom.
Baked & Wired
This bakery and coffeehouse was started in 2001 by Teresa Velazquez and continues to be a major attraction in the Georgetown neighborhood. It is known for its coffee and delicious baked items. You will enjoy the baked cupcakes, cookies, and brownies here. They are mainly the choice of the locals who stay here. The espresso from several roasters is very famous here.
It opened in 2008 and since then it has gained the attention of the media and the public. Apart from serving coffee, they also teach customers the art of making coffee. Espresso tips and brewing are taught to the interested ones. Its success has made it established in three locations in Logan Circle, Union Market, and the Eastern Market.
This is another unique coffee shop. Coffee beans are collected from around the world. It comes from different countries like Ethiopia, Brazil, Uganda, etc. These are freshly harvested beans and hence will be of high quality. There are rare coffees offered to those who come first. In the summer months, when it is too hot, you can have an iced coffee.
Do not forget to try some of these coffee shops while touring Washington DC.