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Black Sheep Espresso Bar and Cafe

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232 North Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514
+1 760-872-4142
06:30 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 19:00
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Pacific NW
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This well-known source of excellent espresso has moved up the street; more room, great atmosphere. Morning breakfast food choice a little limited; service so-so. Opens at 7:00 but no bagels (important part of breakfast menu) not until 7:30. I said we were in a hurry at 7:05 but of course no one told us bagels don't even come until later.... More 

Thank Baritebill
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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889 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 924 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

my partner and I called after a very long drive. staff very friendly. great outdoor sitting area. cold beers. great prices.

Thank enncle
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had great espresso here! Friendly service, and a nice shaded patio out back. You can buy ground coffee or espresso as well and take it home - yum!

Thank Joyce S
Laguna Hills, California
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast with the canine crew and were pleased to find a garden setting in the back to accommodate our pups. The breakfast burritos are quite satisfying, your choice of carnivore for the bacon lovers or veggie for the plant lovers. All the coffee choices you could imagine were available poured by an amiable staff. If you do... More 

Thank Nancy D
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Terrific coffee and very good burritos, scones and quiche. Small but big enough. Just the place to get started in Bishop!

Thank dbates509
Bishop, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, espresso drinks, and light and fresh food options in a comfortable environment. Inside and outside seating, great employees, excellent music, ample parking, fantastic location.

Thank Sarah S
Redwood City, California
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184 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered a mocha and if I were in the Bay Area, it probably would be a 4.0/10. I ordered a bagel toasted with cream cheese. It tasted like a bagel you would buy in a 6 pack at safeway and the cream cheese was from a small packaged individual sized serving (not fresh). My wife ordered the vegetable focaccia and... More 

Thank Timothy Y
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Friendly service (not sure about the guy who gave up, I go there every time I'm in town and I've NEVER had a bad experience) and the BEST coffee you will taste not only in the Inyo County area or Eastern Sierras... but truly great coffee no matter WHERE you're from. I live in the city, I've been to Europe,... More 

Thank pirranhaquark
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Probably lots of other reasons to like this place, but all I went for was great espresso pulled from freshly roasted coffee beans, and that's what I got. Solid place.

Thank lunachan
Bishop, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Good coffee, terrible service. After 11 years, I’ve given up on Black Sheep because of the poor service. It’s been a comedy of Dumb and Dumber, or maybe Stoned and More Stoned. Here are some examples. When ordering a pound of beans, I’d ask for #3 grind. Not one time did they do it right. The first time I only... More 

Thank Cedrik Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 North Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-872-4142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?