Washington DC is one of the most Instagramable cities in existence. With national monuments, museums, historic landmarks, rallies, parades, restaurants, concerts, art-filled streets, and everything in between, sometimes it can even feel like there is too much to Instagram. So I'm here to help you out. You can relax, drink some coffee, and photograph as much of this beautiful city as possible with this list of colorful, Instagram worthy cafes in Washington DC. 

Colada Shop

Colada shop is a staple coffee-Instagram spot in DC. It's bright and fun and one of the best places to stop for a drink and a quick 'gram.

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café

Kramerbooks & Afterwords cafe has a bookstore attached, so if you're interested in snacking on some seasonal eats, catching up on your reading, and Instagramming colorful DC locations, this is your spot. 


It's cute, it's green, and it has avocado toast, so visiting Toastique pretty much guarantees Instagram success. #Protip the menu is overwhelmingly colorful and delicious, so enjoy a little extra something with your coffee.

The Coffee Bar

The Coffee Bar is all about the color blue, so if that's your Instagram theme, this is the shop for you. Make sure to pose underneath the famous neon sign or to snap a pic while you order from the blue counter. 


Maketto is a versatile spot - you can stop by for coffee, you can stop by dim sum, or you can just stop by. It's also an adaptable spot for an Instagram aesthetic. You can focus on the colorful, animated walls and illustrations around you or you can escape to the quiet string lights and tree branches above you. 

Grace Street Coffee

Last but not least is Grace Street Coffee. Right near Georgetown, this place is known for it's Instagram aesthetic. If you're into succulents and plants, put this coffee bar on your bucket list for your next DC trip.