Congregation Coffee Roasters to Open Second Location in the South Market District, Downtown New Orleans
January 11, 2018
The café will expand beyond Algiers Point to the South Market District in Spring 2018.

New Orleans, LA The Domain Companies is excited to announce the addition of Congregation Coffee Roasters to the rapidly-growing South Market District. This will be the second location for the café, which recently opened its flagship location in the historic Algiers Point neighborhood in March 2017.


Congregation Coffee Roasters at The Beacon (1000 Girod Street) will specialize in espresso and coffee drinks, served alongside thoughtful, well-crafted food selections. From simple salads, to more involved dishes like pickled shrimp served with lemon relish, Congregation Coffee Roasters will cater to its customers with more than standard coffee shop fare. The intimate space will lend itself to individuals and small groups, with a few seating options for larger gatherings. Sidewalk seating will complement current outdoor seating options throughout the South Market District.


Even with additional food offerings, Congregation Coffee Roasters remains focused on its mission to bring great coffee to New Orleans’ residents, workers, and visitors. “With the support of an amazing team, we’ve already delivered on this mission in Algiers Point, and we’re excited to build on that success to meet Downtown’s demand for high-quality, locally-roasted coffee,” said Eliot Guthrie, co-founder of Congregation Coffee Roasters.


Congregation Coffee Roasters will join a well-rounded selection of neighborhood food and retail experiences in the South Market District, including established favorites like Willa Jean, Company Burger, and Maypop. The Beacon at South Market is already home to several recently-opened retailers, including Lukka Boutique and Zeus’ Place pet grooming and boarding.


“We’re proud to welcome Congregation Coffee Roasters to The Beacon at South Market,” said Matt Schwartz, principal at The Domain Companies, South Market’s developers. “The District continues to progress, with seven new retailers either opening or announced in 2017 alone. We’ll have more to share this year, and look forward to continued growth in 2018.”


About the South Market District

The South Market District encompasses a burgeoning five-block area in the heart of Downtown New Orleans. The first mixed-use, transit-oriented development Downtown, South Market combines luxury apartments with some of the city’s best retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues including the nearby Ace Hotel. Once complete, the $500M South Market will include 1,000 luxury apartments and condominiums, 200,000 square feet of retail space including a 40,000sf full-service gourmet grocer (Rouses Market), and 1,300 garage parking spaces.

About The Domain Companies

Founded in 2004, The Domain Companies is based in New Orleans and New York and specializes in the development and management of unique, mixed-use properties in core urban locations. Domain creates high-quality properties that stand apart through innovative design and exceptional management, enhancing the communities in which they build. Domain’s projects include the new construction and preservation of affordable, mixed-income, and luxury housing; the acquisition and repositioning of distressed housing; historic restoration; brownfield redevelopment; seniors and special needs housing; and hospitality, retail, and commercial development.

About Congregation Coffee Roasters

Congregation Coffee Roasters, named after the collective noun for a group of alligators, is an artisan coffee company in New Orleans. Its two founders, one a New Orleans native and the other a transplant from coffee-loving Seattle, launched their mission to bring quality whole bean specialty coffee to the New Orleans area and beyond out of the back of a shotgun house in April 2015. Congregation Coffee Roasters strives to make specialty coffee accessible to the public with carefully roasted flavor profiles that build bridges between past and present trends in coffee. Congregation’s Algiers Point roastery also offers a full-service retail coffee bar and cafe, serving locally sourced pastries, sandwiches, and classic New Orleanian favorites like boudin.



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