5 Best Coffee Shops in D.C. Near 14th Street

Lively, bustling, energetic—all words that describe the neighborhood surrounding 14th Street. It’s home to some of the best luxury apartments, bars and coffee shops in D.C.

For a lot of us, there’s nothing like a good cup of coffee to get the day going. It’s always worth a quick stop on the way to work and if you’re in the neighborhood, you’re only a few minutes’ walk from coffee satisfaction.

Here’s a list of the best coffee shops on or near 14th Street:

  1. The Wydown Coffee Bar, 1924 14th St NW

This well-known coffee shop serves a great selection of coffees and espressos as well as tasty pastries like the PB&J muffin, cookie dough pie and blackberry lavender scone, along with cocktails and teas. The Wydown has a glowing 4.8/5 star rating on its Facebook page. They regularly host events like latte pour competitions and coffee tastings.

The Wydown Coffee Bar is less than a minute’s walk from The Harper.

  1. Duality Espresso & Whisk(e)y Bar, 1301 U St NW

It’s been over a year since Duality opened its doors and it claims to be D.C.’s “first Whiskey & Espresso fusion bar.” Their yummy desserts include rum cake, Oreo cream cheese cake and vanilla cake with strawberry cream cheese. It’s sure to be a fave for coffee lovers who enjoy an extra kick in their cups.

From The Harper, Duality Espresso & Whisk(e)y Bar is just a 3-minute walk.

  1. Colada Shop, 1405 T St NW

Colada Shop specializes in Cuban coffee, food and beverages. Their motto is “Come curious, leave Cuban!” The Cuban influence is evident in the flavors as well as the colorful décor inside the shops. Feel free to order a tostada and a slice of tres leches with your Café Cubano.

Colada Shop is a short, 1-minute walk from The Harper. 

  1. Peet’s Coffee, 1829 14th St NW

Peet’s Coffee is a coffee and tea retailer with coffee shops throughout the U.S. Coffee lovers who like to brew themselves can easily purchase their favorite coffee and teas to take home. They’ve recently added cold brews to their menu for patrons on the go. Peet’s Coffee also offers a great selection of food with grab & go, artisan baked goods and warm breakfast options.

Peet’s Coffee is just a 2-minute walk down the street from The Harper.

  1. Peregrine Espresso, 1718 14th St NW

Peregrine Espresso was named one of “America’s Best Coffee Bars” by Food & Wine magazine for a reason. Their espresso is famous. Besides the coffee, Peregrine Espresso’s known for their friendly service and even delivers by bike to local customers. They regularly host classes and events to educate the community on good coffee.

From The Harper, it’s just a 4-minute walk to Peregrine Espresso.

For more information on The Harper, please call (202) 842-1919.

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