When it comes to your favorite cafe you generally choose a place that serves exactly what you like. Sometimes you go with a group of friends and they each want something different, other times you go knowing that everyone in the group loves the same thing. These 18 options will help you decide which cafe to go to in order to satisfy all your sippin' needs. 

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Whether you're craving tea, covfefe coffee, or a matcha latte there are cafes in Ottawa waiting for your arrival. 

Tea Lovers

Coffee Lovers

Matcha Lovers


Tea Lovers: 

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World of Tea // 220 Bank Street

Tea flavours from all over the globe in one cafe. This cute cafe also has tea tastings and traditional tea room experiences. If you're looking to feel like you're not in Ottawa for a bit, head to this tea cafe.


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The Vanitea Room // 551 Somerset West

Feel like a boss at The Vanitea Room. You can eat breakfast or lunch at this lovely cafe while sipping on your favorite tea blends. 


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My Sweet Tea // 824 Somerset Street West

If you love bubble tea, head to My Sweet Tea. This cute bubble tea cafe will meet all your bubble tea needs. Some choices include real fruit teas, sweet teas, and tea lattes. 


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Fleur Tea House // 287 Somerset Street

This tea cafe is downtown Ottawa and is cute AF. They serve over 100 different teas from all around the world giving you so many options to try something new. It's a cozy cafe perfect for a get together with some friends.


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The Tea Party Cafe // 119 York Street

This adorable Alice in Wonderland themed cafe will totally make you feel like you fell into the rabbit hole. The Tea Party Cafe will give you an afternoon tea room experience for a pretty reasonable price. Don't forget to take some Grams while you're there!


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Presotea // Multiple Locations

Bubble tea alert: Presotea sells a wide variety of teas that will for sure satisfy your bubble tea cravings.  They sell milk teas, slushies, smoothies, juice and fruit tea. 



Coffee Lovers: 

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Cafe Cristal // 240 Kennevale Dr.

Get out the way William and Kate, Ottawa's finest are on the way. Time to get your royalty on at Cafe Cristal. This cafe sells many desserts and amazing coffee. This is 100% the place for you if you're bougie AF. 


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Quitters Coffee // 1523 Main Street South

Cafe by day, bar by night. This adorable cafe will make you feel at home as soon as you walk in. During summer months they also have a sweet patio!


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Arlington Five // 5 Arlington Avenue

This cafe is Instagram worthy inside and out. It's the perfect place to chill with some friends after a stressful day at school or work. 


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The Morning Owl // Multiple Locations 

If you need a cafe that will fuel you with creativity this place if for you. With stunning wall art and organic direct trade coffee, The Morning Owl is sure to fulfill your coffee needs. 


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Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar // 1073 Bank Street

The best word to describe this gem is COZY. The food and drinks available are all locally sourced and fresh. They serve vegan options for desserts and only use local roasteries for the coffee. 


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Equator Coffee // 412 Churchill Ave.

This is the coffee shop we've all seen on Instagram at least once. With a lit sign that says coffee this cafe is a great place to go enjoy coffee while getting in your instas. 



Matcha Lovers:

Uji Café // 215 Rideau St

This cafe is literally made for all the matcha lovers out there. From matcha cake to matcha tea this cafe is sure to fulfill your matcha needs. There are over 30 seats in the cafe so you're sure to find a spot.


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Little Jo Berry's // 1303 Wellington St W

Vegan Matcha lattes are available at Little Jo Berry's. This amazing cafe also serves a variety of yummy vegan desserts and delicious vegan ice cream. 


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Red Door Provisions // 117 Beechwood Ave

If you're looking for a cafe perfect for all lovers, whether tea, coffee, or matcha then this place is for you. They serve matcha lattes as well as their very own homemade pop tarts. Red Door Provisions is worth a visit for sure. 


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Origin Trade // 111 York Trade

This Ottawa gem is a spot locals don't want you to know aboutThis is a cozy cafe that reflects their love for Ottawa through their food and drink choices. They sell matcha lattes, beets lattes, and regular coffee too. 


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Café Qui Pense // 204 Main St

The atmoshpere of this bright cafe is very calm and warm. If you're looking for a quiet place to read this cafe has got your back. 


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Aroma Espresso Bar //  200 Marché Way

With so many seats you're sure to find a spot in Aroma Espresso Bar. In the heart of Lansdowne Park you can stop by after walking by the river and enjoying the weather. You can have a matcha latte or a coffe, Aroma has options for all. 

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