7 Zurich Cafés For Coffee Enthusiasts

Get caffeinated at these trendy cafés in the heart of Zurich.

Zurich’s coffee culture has a long and impressive history leading back to the 17th century. Today, the Swiss are among the top consumers of coffee in the world, so it makes sense that there’s no shortage of places to find it. In a city full of exceptional coffeeshops, it’s hard to know which ones to make a priority. Here are seven cafés in Zurich that coffee enthusiasts are sure to enjoy.

MAME Coffee

Josefstrasse 160, 8005, Zurich, Switzerland

MAME Coffee
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MAME Coffee was founded in 2016 by two self-proclaimed coffee lovers interested in putting their own twist on the specialty coffee scene in Zurich. The shop roasts its own beans, offering a wide range of flavors from floral to umami. Each coffee has its own unique roast profile tailored to the preferences of every customer, fulfilling MAME’s motto, “the best coffee is the coffee you like.”

Babu’s Bakery & Coffeehouse

Löwenstrasse 1, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland

Babu's Bakery & Coffeehouse
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Babu’s Bakery & Coffeehouse offers fresh bakes and good vibes with a trendy atmosphere located in central Zurich. The café has plenty of vegetarian / vegan options and a wide variety of coffee drinks to enjoy. From avocado toast to cappuccino, Babu’s is the place to go whether you want a full brunch or a quick caffeine fix.

Café Sprüngli

Bahnhofstrasse 21, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland

Café Sprüngli
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Café Sprüngli has been a pillar of Zurich’s coffee culture since the 19th century when founder David Sprüngli served his coffee for the first time at the city’s national exhibition in 1883. Today, the café maintains its vintage charm through Art Nouveau-style décor and a classic French bistro menu. As for the coffee, Café Sprüngli uses only the best Arabica beans for fresh brews with bold flavors.


Beckenhofstrasse 7, 8006, Zurich, Switzerland

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Miyuko was opened in 2011 by talented pastry chef Sara Hochuli and her partner, Dominik Grenzler. Combining Japanese design, French patisserie, and Swiss innovation, Miyuko is a unique collision of cultures everyone can appreciate and enjoy. The shop’s coffee cup lampshades and anime figurines contribute to the charming eccentricity of the establishment, while the seasonal specialty coffee options provide infinite reasons to keep coming back all year round.

Kafi Dihei

Zurlindenstrasse 231, 8003, Zurich, Switzerland

Kafi Dihei
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Kafi Dihei boasts an intimate setting with antique furniture and made-to-order breakfast, brunch, and pastries. The café’s homey ambiance makes it a great choice for a casual cup of coffee with friends, inside the shop or among the flowers in the outdoor seating area. The coffee itself is freshly made and pairs well with the café’s baked goods right out of the oven.

Miró Café

Brauerstrasse 58, 8004, Zurich, Switzerland

Miró Café
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Starting out as a coffee truck, Miró Café has been a labor of love dedicated to making high quality coffee that anyone can enjoy since 2013. Today, the brand has expanded to include a physical shop, while still maintaining its coffee truck roots in various areas throughout the city. Miró offers seasonal beans, roasted to perfection to satisfy any pallet. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind coffee experience the next time you’re in Zurich!

Auer & Co.

Sihlquai 131, 8005, Zurich, Switzerland

Auer & Co.
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Specifically designed for those whose grinds never stop, Auer & Co. is the epitome of a workplace coffeeshop. The spacious two-level café with luminous natural lighting creates an atmosphere conducive to productivity. With an abundance of healthy snacks and specialty coffees, Auer & Co. has endless options to keep you both fed and caffeinated during your stay.

Meghan St. Pierre

Content Editor Associate

Meghan is a native of South Florida who loves nature and landscape photography. Her favorite travel activities are getting lost in new cities and trying local desserts. She has been to 22 countries, and her favorites have been Sweden and Denmark so far.

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