These Are the 7 Best Matcha Lattes in America
Get ready to see lots of matcha!
The powdered green tea has been on trend for several years now, and while a cup of tea is nice to sip on, it's not as tasty (or as Instagram-worthy!) as a creamy matcha latte. The green and white beverage (whether iced or hot) is perfect for when you need a little boost of energy and want to feel good about it.
Scroll down to see where you can find the best matcha lattes in the United States.
Location: 373 Broome Street, New York, NY, 10013
As you may have guessed, New York City's Cha Cha Matcha (there are three in the Big Apple) specializes in all things matcha, meaning they have multiple lattes to choose from. In the warner months, the store, which also has two locations in Los Angeles, serves a variety of matcha lemonades, colorful iced teas and matcha soft serve. Not only are the offerings delicious, but the pink interior of each restaurant makes it the ideal backdrop for a ridiculously cute Instagram post.
Location: 461 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10014
New York City is home to another matcha-centric chain—Chalait. The cafe, which boasts locations on West Houston street, the Upper West Side and in Chelsea, sells "fresh, wholesome meals, matcha tea and coffee that will blow your mind," and an array of tasty matcha treats, including a granola bowl with matcha Greek yogurt and a matcha smoothie bowl.
Location: 8018, 989 Story Rd., San Jose, CA 95122
This cozy spot in San Jose, California, churns out tasty drinks made with natural, organic ingredients that are all personally sourced. The "Matcha Sensation" contains finely ground, premium organic matcha green tea and Straus milk, resulting in a beverage that was basically made for Instagram.
Location: 400 S Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007
Located just outside of Los Angeles, Matcha Matcha is one of the go-to matcha-focused cafes on the west coast. In addition to a tasty matcha latte, Matcha Matcha sells matcha soft serve with an array of toppings, matcha doughnuts and matcha iced tea.
Location: 5306 Buford Hwy NE Ste B, Atlanta, GA 30340
If you're on the hunt for a matcha latte in Atlanta, Georgia, Matcha Cafe Maiko Atlanta is the place to go, The cute cafe comes to the Southern city from Hawaii, where the local chain is based. It sells soft-serve ice cream, frappes, lattes, tea, and more, all with a focus on, you guessed it, matcha. Furthermore, the matcha the establishment uses comes from Harima Garden in Uji, Japan, so you know it's the real deal.
Location: 610 Long Bridge St. San Francisco, CA 94158
Cafe Réveille boasts three locations in California—one in Berkeley and two in San Francisco. Each restaurant has a chic, boho vibe, and the pink tabletops make for an excellent Instagram background. What's more? With a menu that boasts dishes such as coconut chia pudding and a massive breakfast burrito, you'll want to stay for more than just a latte.
Location: 3118 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
Every inch of Holy Matcha SD in San Diego is worth snapping a picture of. From the pink leather booths and flower print walls to the light installation and trendy succulents, you'll never feel dull in this vibrant, yet cozy spot. What's more? The lattes, what are adorned with flowers and their own latte art, are as delicious as they are photogenic.
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