Nearby Coffee and Tea Shops
New Orleans has a long history of coffee culture that goes beyond cafe au lait and chicory, and has impressively diversified in the last few years. Here are a few spots within walking or biking distance from the Lafayette Hotel that are passionate about their craft.
625 St. Charles Ave.
Located across from Lafayette Square, Between the Bread offers assorted pastries and bagels made fresh daily, plus a varied lunch menu.
703 Carondelet St.
“Coffee falls for ice cream” in this chic, modern space that specializes in creative pairings of ice cream and hot drinks. Craft coffee takes a spin around the world to include Vietnamese iced coffee and cafe con leche.
650 Poydras St., Suite 102
French Truck Coffee has many locations throughout the city, and this CBD outpost doesn’t disappoint with its all-day breakfast and lunch menus, and high-quality coffee the company is known for.
821 Baronne St.
Bright and airy, this Warehouse District spot is helmed by veteran baristas and pours a meticulously crafted, high-quality teas and espresso alongside an assortment of baked goods.
1381 Magazine St.
Tea Witch Cafe makes all their own tea blends and specializes in organic, non-GMO, and artisanal tea.
611 O’Keefe Ave.
Excellent coffee and tea selection pairs perfectly with a Southern menu of baked goods in this chic, airy space in CBD. Check out the “Biscuit Situation” section of the seasonal menu.
610 Carondelet St.
Stumptown’s first southern outpost is located inside a former carriage house attached to the Ace Hotel, in the Warehouse district. It has all the usual hot-brew options but focuses on cold-brew coffee and signature drinks like “Endless Summer,” a caffeinated take on the mint julep.
901 Convention Center Blvd.
Two Chicks serves fresh-squeezed juices, smoothies, varied breakfast, and artisan sandwiches in a quaint and colorful setting with a welcoming, neighborhood vibe.