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Roma Norte, Mexico City

This hole-in-the-wall coffee shop in Roma Norte captures the attention of passer-byers with its smooth grey concrete coffee bar and mini La Marzocco GS3 sitting atop. The long, narrow walls are peeling and red brick is exposed, but it’s the smell of strong coffee and freshly baked pastries that reel people in. The passion and knowledge of owner and lead barista, Rafa Rivera, is apparent as soon as you enter. His brother, Julián Riviera, is the lead roaster for Pólvora and came first place in the Mexican Brewers Cup Championship in 2017. On Fridays and Saturdays, it’s worth visiting Forte for pizza night, which are as delicious as the espressos.
*We do our best to regularly update business hours, however, some hours may have changed due to COVID-19. Please see business website for the most up-to-date schedule.


Calle Querétaro 116, Roma Norte, Mexico City


Monday 09:00 AM – 21:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM – 21:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM – 21:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM – 21:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM – 00:00 AM
Saturday 09:00 AM – 00:00 AM
Sunday Closed

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Photo: IG @fortebreadcoffee

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