10 best Coffee Shops in Mexico City to work as a Digital Nomad

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10 best Coffee Shops in Mexico City to work as a Digital Nomad

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As a coffee addict, I always have a running list of all the coffee spots I want to try. I also love wandering through a city on foot to discover new places. 
I have prepared a list of my favorite & best coffee shops in Mexico City (D.F.), where you can work in optimal conditions: good food & coffee, good environment, fast WiFi and like minded people.

 

Forte

This hipster cafe, with textured walls and a concrete bar, serves excellent coffee and the best pastries in Mexico City (trust me I am French). The place is cosy, has very chilled vibes and also has tables outside.
You will notice the barista passion when they make your coffee; no matter what to order, they will guide you.

✓ Delicious French pastries, pizza & artisanal bread
✓ Excellent coffee
✓ Good playlist
✓ Friendly staff

Calle Querétaro 116, Roma Norte, Ciudad de México, CDMX


Café Curado 

You can find the Café Curado in La Roma Norte, in a quiet and tree-lined street, away from the city chaos.

It is a place where, in addition to tasting a very good cup of coffee, you can eat well (get the chilaquiles!) and sit down to work or talk in comfort.
This cafe looks quite a classic from the outside, having an eye-catching terrace and a classy interior design.

But, surprise! At the back of the café, you can find a meeting room that can be booked by the hour (pro tip : book online 24 hours in advance), with large tables and comfortable pull-out desk chairs. It feels like you are in a co-working space, within the cosy charm of a small café.

✓ Excellent coffee
✓ Co-working space & meeting room 
✓ Electrical outlets
✓ Terrace 

Sinaloa 10, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX

 

Dosis

Dosis café is a bright and modern coffeehouse, located in the colorful La Roma, the hipster heart of Mexico City.
You can taste some seriously good avocado toasts & brownies, delicious coffee, and listen to a good playlist : perfect to focus. 
Sometimes, you will also receive the visit of mariachis, that will give you a taste of the local folklore.

✓ Good coffee & food
✓ Good playlist
✓ Good mix of digital nomads, expats and locals

✖ Not many electrical plugs. Come with your laptop charged.

Alvaro Obregon 24, Roma Norte, Ciudad de México, CDMX
 
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Madre Café, one of best coffee shops in La Roma, Mexico City, DF – Photo Madre Café 
 

Madre Café

Madre Café is located in a 20th century mansion in the heart of the neighbourhood La Roma.
A chic and peaceful place where it is pleasant to work while enjoying a breakfast, in the sun or in the shade of palm trees.

✓ Good coffee, food & cocktails
✓ Friendly staff

✖ No electric plugs
✖ Very busy during the weekends

Orizaba 131, Roma Norte, Ciudad de México, CDMX

 

Chiquitito Café

This cute little café is located in La Condesa, a cool and chic neighbourhood, surrounded by Art Deco masterpieces and beautiful purple tree-lined streets in February and March.
Chiquitito serves a good coffee, with an nice interior design that invites you to sit down to talk or read a book.

✓ Good coffee and avocado toasts
✓ Friendly staff, you can meet other digital nomads / entrepreneurs (locals and foreigners)

✖ Internet can be slow
✖ The place is quite small and busy (as indicated by its name Chiquitito = Tiny)

Alfonso Reyes 232E Hipódromo, Ciudad de México, CDMX

Also,
Calle Río Lerma 179, Cuauhtémoc, 06500 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Avenida Prado Norte 421, Lomas – Virreyes, Lomas de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, 11000 Ciudad de México, CDMX
 
Freims best coffee shops in Mexico City Digital Nomad
Freims, one of best coffee shops to work as a freelance digital nomad in Mexico City, DF – Photo Freims
 

Freims

Freims is a pleasant and stylish cafe restaurant, where you can enjoy a good coffee and work in peaceful environment.
If you enjoy working with some sunlight, you will find at the back of the restaurant a large backyard surrounded by trees.

In the indoor area, you can also sit comfortably and discover a selection of vinyls, LP’s and books from independent publishers.

✓ Good coffee, and large variety of food
✓ Sunny backyard

Amsterdam 62B, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX
 
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Quentin Café, one of best cafés in Mexico City, DF – Photo Roast Revista
 

Quentin Café

With its neat interior design, Quentin Café is a perfect place to enjoy a delicious coffee and pastries, indoors or outdoors on a small terrace, which overlooks the street. 

Quentin café has three branches in Mexico City, two of which are perfect for digital nomads. The other café (Avenida Yucatan) only offers take-away products.

The plus of Quentin café is their good playlist – I spent most my time on Shazam. 🙈

✓ Good coffee & pastries
✓ Good playlist
✓ Good mix of digital nomads, expats and locals

Avenida Álvaro Obregón 64, Roma Norte, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Amsterdam 67a, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX

Also :
Avenida Yucatan 93, Roma Norte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
 

Almanegra, one of best coffee shops in Mexico City, CDMX – Photo Gurvi Movement
 

Almanegra café

The coffee shop is located among the architectural gems of La Roma, not far from the peaceful square Rio de Janeiro and its witches house. ✨ You will find the entrance thanks to a small sign and the majestic cactus right in front.
This is a minimalist and modern place, with a bar at the bottom of the room, and a few high and low tables to be able to sit comfortably.
Sit and relax, while the baristas will pour you a good cup of coffee.

✓ Good coffee
✓ Good playlist
✓ Quiet Place

Tonalá 53, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX

 

Cardinal Casa de Café 

This café is located on a quiet street nearby the avenue Alvaro Obregon.
Many people settle in Casa Cardinal to work, read a book or enjoy a cup of coffee, alone or with friends. You can sit inside, at the bar or on the small terrace, and enjoy this cozy and vintage atmosphere. Baristas are behind the bar, ready to prepare your beverage exactly the way you like it.

If you’re in the mood for fine coffee and a peaceful work environment, Cardinal has you covered.

✓ Good coffee
✓ Quiet place

Córdoba 132, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX

Also :
Campeche 346, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX



Café Negro

Café Negro, located in the historical neighborhood of Coyoacan, is a perfect spot for working or a coffee date. 

To satisfy a sweet tooth, Café Negro offers an extensive menu of “pan dulces”, cakes, croissants, and more. You won’t leave thirsty or hungry!

While you are here, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the house of Frida Kahlo which is not far away, or to enjoy a stroll through this beautiful part of Mexico City.

✓ Good coffee
✓ Electrical outlets
✓ Good mix of digital nomads, expats and locals

Centenario 16, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, 04000 Ciudad de México, CDMX

 

 

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10 Comments
  • avatar
    Michaela
    August 27, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    Thank you!! 🤗💖☕ Love it!! Will definitely use some of the recommendations.

    • avatar
      Julie
      August 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm

      Will see you there @Michaela ahahah 😁

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    Octavio Castro
    August 27, 2020 at 10:22 pm

    Dosis is amazing! There’s another small coffee shop called Arrebato Café in Villahermosa 7, colonia Hipódromo. They have great coffee.

  • avatar
    José Luis
    August 27, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    Me encantó el recorrido de cafés que me regalas en este post. Iré a cada uno de ellos, seguro.

    Por favor has más reseñas de lugares y cafes en esta, mi ciudad tan linda 🙂

  • avatar
    Ange sosa
    August 28, 2020 at 2:01 am

    😍😍😍♥️ I will definitely be following your recommendations!! 🙏🏽✨

    • avatar
      Julie
      August 29, 2020 at 5:45 pm

      <3 Thanks for the support, Ange !

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    Laurent G.
    August 28, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Do you have recommendations in CDMX that are not in Roma Norte and Hipódromo? Especially in the City Centre and Narvarte.

  • avatar
    Noemí M.
    August 28, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    A mi dosis me encantaba hace años hasta que quitaron los enchufes para cargar las computadoras 🤷‍♀️, y luego [email protected] [email protected], que eran bastante desagradables, pero quitando eso, podría ser perfecto.

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    Marissa
    August 31, 2020 at 7:33 pm

    Thank you!!! Beats my notepad on my phone with coffee shops to try and work at 🙂

  • avatar
    Julián Buitrago
    September 27, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    Que buenas recomendaciones y con varias opciones en diferentes lugares de la ciudad, definitivamente voy a probarlos todos 🤓
    Gracias por toda esta info 💚

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