South America is home to some of the best coffee beans on this planet and the beans in Lima are no exception. The coffee in Lima is full of flavour and from the many different coffee shops that are open and continue to open.
These are the very best coffee shops in Lima.
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The Arabica Espresso Bar dishes out what you would expect here: espresso. Arabica is one of Lima’s most trusted places for espresso-based coffee drinks and is an especially popular place for the hip, younger crowd, including students.
If you come at the right time, they often have two-for-one espresso drink specials.
Puku Puku Cafe is a chain coffee shop in Lima that serves up some great coffees in a laid-back atmosphere. They also have a patio section here where you can enjoy the great views of an old colonial mansion.
Try their espresso here and pair it with some of their delicious cupcakes.
Tostaduria Bisetti is a coffee shop that is in an old and large colonial mansion in Lima. This coffee shop has been serving some of Lima’s finest coffees since the 1950’s and uses high-quality, local beans from organic farms in Peru.
Try one of their fresh coffee blends from beans that are roasted in-house.
La Bodega Verde is a trendy spot that serves just a bit of everything including coffees, teas, smoothies, and sandwiches, to name a few. This charming shop is neatly tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Peru life and offers a reprieve for coffee drinkers looking to escape the crowds.
Try any of their coffees here and enjoy it with a tasty slice of cheesecake.
Neira Cafe Lab is another coffee shop in Lima that is revitalising the coffee scene with its creative java concoctions. Inspired by the smell of coffee that infiltrated his grandmother’s house, the owner, Harrysson Neira, used that inspiration to create a cafe that permeates with amazing coffee smells.
You must try the Cacaoccino drink here which is made using local cacao beans.
Buena Vista Cafe just might have the best setting and coffee shop vibes to enjoy your caffeinated brew. Its location on Lima’s waterfront is hard to beat and you can enjoy some international coffees here.
For those looking for a bit of a different kick in their coffees, try their Carajillo which is a double shot of espresso mixed with pisco.
True Caffe has only been around for a few years but they make fantastic specialty coffees. Known for their darker roasts of coffee, mixed with Peruvian and Indian beans, True Caffe is going against the grain of Lima’s more popular lighter-roasting beans.
Come to True Caffe if you enjoy the bolder, darker coffee roasts as they do it fantastic here.