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Friendly, casual, coffee place that is a local favourite and haunt and as it turned out of visitors from the City as well. I chose a chai instead of coffee and my friend a coffee. Both were great. Many people within a small space and...More
This is the original Peets, and if for no other reason this is a good reason to visit. But, the atmosphere is authentic, with Berkeley locals always hanging out inside and just outside the corner coffee shop, and they are low key and thoughtful types....More
Would there be Starbucks without Peet's? We can thank Alfred Peet for establishing the shrine of coffee bars at Walnut & Vine in Berkeley back in 1966. The concept of coffee bar did not exists before Alfred Peet set his foot in this country because...More
If you aren't familiar with Peet's, start now. this is where Starbucks learned to do it. It was once just the store at Walnut Square, but now it's all over the country. I buy the Italian roast and use a French press.
I have been a Peetnik for almost 40 years. The best roasted , best tasting coffee in Northern California. Mr.Peet got Starbucks started but I still revere him! Don't settle for corporate coffee, drink Peet's.
Peet's is a Berkeley, CA institution. The coffee is freshly brewed, freshly roasted and ground, and it is strong compared to Starbucks or your usual coffee place. The baristas are usually very receptive to making the drink as you want it; they can water down...More