Enjoy the Best Coffee Shops in Bethesda
When autumn's scarf-wearing temperatures give way to the cold and snowy days of winter, visitors and locals alike know there's no better time to grab a steaming hot cup of joe like the present. And with Bethesda's plethora of coffeehouses throughout the city, you're bound to find the perfect place to kick back, relax, and watch the snow fall outside.
Flaxella, located just off Wisconsin Avenue, specializes in all things flax-related. From lattes and muffins to oatmeal and smoothies, you'll find an enticing array of options to choose from. The casual ambiance and free Wi-Fi make it perfect for catching up on some reading or even a few emails. Plus, with its assortment of wraps, salads, and sandwiches, Flaxella is a great quick fix for lunch, too.
Of course, if you're looking for a little taste of the Mediterranean coupled with an espresso bar, then Aroma Coffee is the place to be. This coffee chain resides inside Montgomery Mall, perfect for a quick bite for holiday shoppers grabbing those last-minute gifts. The European feel and espresso will resonate with travelers from overseas while locals will love the delectable sandwiches, coffee, and pastries available. There are even plenty of vegetarian and vegan options for diners as well.
Plus, when you're wanting a little more than your average Starbucks, the casual Caribou Coffee on Georgetown Road is a safe bet. Located just around the corner from Bethesda Metro Station, this friendly coffee shop offers "lite" versions of all your coffee favorites as well as a few specialty items, including Campfire Mocha and Mint Condition-a perfect pick-me-up during the holiday season.