Washingtonians have discriminating taste concerning all matters of the palate, and a cup of coffee is no exception. Amongst the Starbuck’s located at every corner are some independent coffee houses that keep some of Washington’s most discriminating coffee drinkers happy!
Tryst is an Adams Morgans neighborhood favorite, a coffee house/bar and neighborhood hangout. This coffee house boasts comfy sofa seating, and some large communal tables to enjoy. They offer a selection of fair trade roasts from around the globe, as well as a nice selection of teas. Besides their caffeinated offerings, the have a menu of snack-ables and small plates. They are open late, have live music and the occasional comedy show, and serve alcoholic beverages as well.
Big Bear Cafe
Big Bear Cafe is located in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC. There serve Counter Culture Roasts and offer individual French Presses. They have communal seating, coaches and large tables and offer pastries and small plates. They also serve bear and wine. Their is outdoor seating as well as a garden to enjoy during the summer months.
Sova is an Espresso and Wine Bar located in the bustling H Street corridor in the NE quadrant of Washington, DC. There is communal seating, but mostly nestled and quiet areas perfect for reading or a private conversations. In the evenings the bar opens and up, and they offer half-price wine during happy hour.
So there you have it. Some of the most popular coffee houses in Washington.
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