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Coffeehouse

A great coffeehouse has excellent ambiance, good music, and craveable coffee. Talk with Chowhounds about the best coffeehouses near you, plus share your opinions on what makes a coffeehouse worthy of a visit.

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Jan 10 only, $1 any coffee or tea @ Coffeebar, Menlo Park

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"Tomorrow marks one year since we first opened our doors in Menlo Park. To celebrate our birthday, get any coffee or tea for just $1, all day Thursday, 1/10. Limit one per person, in person only. ...

Theory Collaborative| Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The third local coffee roaster I tried in Redding in August is Theory Collaborative. As one local friend quipped, it's kind of a stealth coffee company, not offering any clue in the name of the bu...

Spearhead Coffee | Paso Robles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

A year ago we made a planned pitstop at Spearhead Coffee in Paso Robles. Indeed it does have nice rest rooms. And a pleasant environment for enjoying the morning brew.

Heritage Roasting Company | Shasta Lake

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

During my time in Redding during the Carr Fire in August, another fabulous coffee house and roaster with a mission that I tried was Heritage Roasting Company, a little further north in Shasta Lake....

Coco Donuts & Coffee | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After lunch at XLB https://www.chowhound.com/post/xlb-boise-ne-portland-1076545 , I considered heading downtown where the new headquarters of Blue Star would be giving away free donuts. Naw, that w...

Gaslamp Cafe | SOMA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On Friday I happened upon Gaslamp Cafe to get some coffee, and stumbled upon a delicious duck and chicken hash breakfast, as reported here, http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1018167?commentId=96681...

Compass Coffee Roasting | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Monday, our final day in Portland, was my chance to sleep in after four days of indulgence. https://www.chowhound.com/post/kargi-gogo-opens-wednesday-july-18-1074199?commentId=10138532 But I did wa...

2 malasada spots closed, Wailana Coffee next

indelibledotink
by indelibledotink 6 months ago

Agnes Bakery and Champion Malasada have closed. Wailana Coffee House says goodbye in early October.

Cup & Bar | Artisan Quarter - Central Eastside Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

On the lazy morning after entertaining Saturday night, https://www.chowhound.com/post/green-beans-pastrami-sandwich-hack-1076153 , we made our way to Cup & Bar to start our day.

Nossa Familia Coffee @ Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Last stop at the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market https://www.chowhound.com/post/sisters-nixtamal-tortillas-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076081 was the Nossa Familia Coffee stand. I had me...

Proud Mary Cafe | Alberta Arts District - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Friday morning was my opportunity to sleep in and catch up from an early flight the day before. I wasn't very hungry the morning after our lavish dinner at Quaintrelle https://www.chowhound.com/pos...

Upper Left Roasters | Ladd's Addition, SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Cynsa and I touched down at PDX on Thursday morning. Our resident friend fetched us at the airport and transported us to breakfast and coffee at Upper Left Roasters in Southeast Portland.

85°C Stonestown | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The new 85°C Bakery Cafe in Stonestown is in soft opening now. How's it look? 85°C Stonestown 3251 20th Avenue, Suite 158 San Francisco CA 94132

Best not-"third wave" espresso/coffee?

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by MyAhuacatl 4 years ago

I have to confess it. I love espresso and coffee but I cannot stand the very acidic third wave style coffees that apparently completely took over the coffee scene in the US. Is there any good pl...

Fueling Station | Russian Hill - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A couple months ago I trudged up Russian Hill in search of working wi-fi to Fueling Station. It opened late last year. The space has been transformed from the dark cafe that used to be here to a br...

Coffee Bar & Feast Roasters | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

After enjoying a Gibraltar made with Feast coffee beans at The Stirring, I sought out Feast's own cafe, Coffee Bar.

The Stirring Coffeehouse | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Recently I spent eight days in Redding, my first visit to this small city. In my trip planning, one of the most interesting discoveries about the food and beverage scene was the thriving coffee cul...

Kelly’s French Bakery and Verve Coffee (Santa Cruz)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

During our recent stay in Santa Cruz, we were based in Pleasure Point, not far from Verve Coffee. I had the chance to grab a cup there three times. While I’m glad I had a chance to try it, the G...

11th Hour Coffee | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Last month I spent a few days in Santa Cruz around meetings. One morning, I had the pleasure of starting my day at 11th Hour Coffee.