The mochas at Fixx are the best I've had anywhere, and yes, they really look like this. Dawson St.
Bewley's is both a historic café- James Joyce and Samuel Beckett were patrons- and a coffee and tea company. Grafton St.
Of the many coffee chains in Dublin, Café Sol is the best, with prices comparable to the others, but better espresso and better pastries. Good luck walking a few blocks without finding one.
Cornucopia, on Wicklow St., has food so good and so filling you'll scarcely notice it's vegetarian.
This menu from the Cake Cafe reflects the establishment's savvy yet homey design sense and its products: Baile átha (Dublin) caca (cake) milis (sweet)
At the Twisted Pepper, coffee and sandwiches are served on small wooden boards. The café becomes a bar, club, and music venue starting at 4pm; until then, it's homey enough, and the coffee and food are both delicious. 54 Middle Abbey St.
Fallon and Byrne is the Dublin equivalent of Dean and Deluca - a mouthwatering array of quality foods that really add up at the cashier checkout. Exchequer St.
The Farmer's Market is the best place to get quality, organic food. Hands-down. Prices are comparable to those at grocery stores, but the veggies you'll find here are much, much fresher. Also keep an eye out for local dairy and cider. Cow's Lane
Listons, on Camden St., is a good source for quality meats, cheeses and produce on the southside, and stocks some foods that are difficult to find elsewhere.
You can find a Tesco pretty much anywhere, and it'll often have the lowest prices for processed foods. This one is on Parnell St.
Find stocks well-curated, and sometimes affordable, antique and vintage items. Cow's Lane.
Industry- which stocks housewares and such- has a fantastic design sense. Essex St. West
Cow's Lane Designer Studio sells works by local artisans.
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