Specialty Coffee in Paris: A Guide by Arrondissement

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Don’t miss our guide to the 40+ best specialty coffee shops in Paris if you are a third wave coffee lover heading to Paris, France.

Specialty coffee in Paris isn’t hard to come by these days. The capital of France boasts more than 40 specialty coffee shops in Paris alone! The third wave coffee movement has taken over Paris and it’s been my pleasure to try many of these awesome coffee shops. In nearly all arrondissements you can get yourself a cup of artisanal coffee nearby.

Specialty Coffee in Paris

Here is my Paris specialty coffee guide for coffee lovers who find themselves in the capital of France!

Café Méricourt, Paris, France

Specialty Coffee at Café Méricourt, Paris

The Right Bank

Let’s start with the right bank.

1st Arrondissement
Cafe KitsunéJardin du Palais Royal, 51 Galerie de Montpensier
Télescope5 Rue Villedo
Motors Coffee – 7 Rue des Halles

2nd Arrondissement
Matamata Coffee – 58 Rue d’Argout
Zouzou – 8 Rue Léopold Bellan
Arabica Panoramas – 44-47 Passage des Panoramas

3rd Arrondissement
Fragments – 76 Rue des Tournelles
Neighbours – 89 Boulevard Beaumarchais
Boot Café19 Rue du Pont aux Choux
Ob-La-Di54 Rue de Saintonge
Fondation Café16 Rue Dupetit-Thouars
The Broken Arm – 12 Rue Perrée
Fringe – 106 Rue de Turenne
Partisan Café – 36 Rue de Turbigo
Loustic – 40 Rue Chapon
Strada Café – 94 Rue du Temple

4th Arrondissement
Le Peloton Café – 17 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe
La Caféothèque – 52 Rue de l’Hôtel de ville
Terres de café – 40 Rue des Blancs Manteaux
Yellow Tucan – 20 Rue des Tournelles

8th Arrondissement
Honor Café54 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré

9th Arrondissement
Umami – 22 Rue Béranger
République of Coffee – 2 Boulevard Saint-Martin
Ibrik – 43 Rue Laffitte
Braun Notes – 31-33 Rue de Mogador

10th Arrondissement
Blackburn Coffee – 52 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin
Peonies81 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis
Radiodays – 15 Rue Alibert
5 Pailles79 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis
Café Craft – 24 Rue des Vinaigriers
Ten Belles – 10 Rue de la Grange aux Belles
ONI Coffee Shop – 10 Boulevard Saint-Martin
La Fontaine de Belleville – 31-33 Rue Juliette Dodu

11th Arrondissement
Passager107 Avenue Ledru-Rollin
Café Méricourt22 Rue de la Folie Méricourt
Arômes Coffeeshop – 86 Avenue Parmentier
Coffee Spoune – 36 Rue Saint-Sébastien
Café Oberkampf – 3 Rue Neuve Popincourt

12th Arrondissement

17th Arrondissement
DOSE – Dealer de café – 82 Place du Dr Félix Lobligeois
Terres de Café – 33 Rue des Batignolles

18th Arrondissement
KB Caféshop53 Avenue Trudaine
Hardware Société10 Rue Lamarck
Coutume Café47 Rue de Babylone
Café Lomi – 3 ter Rue Marcadet

19th Arrondissement
Kaffee bar 19 – 26B Rue de l’Ourcq

20th Arrondissement

Specialty Coffee and Matcha White Chocolate Cookie at 5 Pailles Coffee, Paris

Specialty Coffee (a Latte) and Matcha White Chocolate Cookie at 5 Pailles Coffee, Paris

The Left Bank

Next up, the left bank has plenty of specialty coffee shops, too!

5th Arrondissement
Shakespeare and Company Café73 Rue Mouffetard
Strada Café – 24 Rue Monge
Jozi – 3 Rue Valette
Numéro 220220 Rue Saint-Jacques
Corner Caffè Juno – 58 Rue Henri Barbusse
DOSE Coffee Dealer – 73 Rue Mouffetard

6th Arrondissement
Judy – 18 Rue de Fleurus

7th Arrondissement
Terres de Café – 67 Avenue de la Bourdonnais
Zia – 22 Avenue de Tourville
Cairn Coffee Shop – 3 Rue Dupont des Loges
Cuppa – 86 Rue de l’Université
Saint Pearl – 38 Rue des Saints-Pères
Arabica Beaupassage – 53-55 Rue de Grenelle

13th Arrondissement

14th Arrondissement
Hexagone Cafe – 121 Rue du Château

15th Arrondissement
O Coffeeshop – 23 Rue de Lourmel
Good News Coffee Shop – 27 bis Rue Mademoiselle

I hope this list was helpful in satisfying your Parisian specialty coffee needs. Be sure to check out our guides to specialty coffee in New York, Bordeaux and Madrid.

Let me know if I missed any great coffee shops in the comments! I’m constantly updating this post, so feel free to let me know of any noteworthy openings or closings in Paris!

January 24, 2019

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I’m an American photographer and writer based in Paris after living in New York for 7 years and then and spending a year and a half traveling. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Culture Passport is a place to share my travels and experiences in new places, with a focus on cultural attractions.

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fantastic new coffee shop where the coffee is not overextracted, milk is perfectly textured, they know how to pour, and offers a very relaxed, cozy, but cool vibe! You have no idea how long I’ve been searching for a nice coffee in Paris on my many visits!

Alma the Chimney Cake Factory
59 Boulevard Beaumarchais, 75003 Paris, France
+33 9 66 84 57 34


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