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Raman's Coffee and Chai

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101 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-8201
+1 650-712-1257
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went here just because someone mentioned he made the best chai tea. Was not disappointed! A must try for everyone. His decor is a little strange but probably authentic for his background.

Thank Luke H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what he puts in the chai but every day for two weeks I've been drinking it and I feel amazing. Sweet ole man and killer local coffee.

Thank Jesscali89
McDonough, Georgia
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644 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to pompanio beach for a quick tea break and snack. The tea was hot and delicious and the vanilla pound cake was fresh and tasty.

Thank karenapardue1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This Coffee and tea spot is run by the most amazing humble man. His chai latte is the best I've found. Warms my mouth and my heart!

Thank F1101BWrobertl
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132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I love going to Raman's. The owner is a very gentle man who makes you feel so welcome. You can sit have your drink and pastry while visiting with friends, or just reading the paper. As soon as you walk in there is a peacefulness. The shop is open 6 days a week, early in the morning until 4p Monday... More 

Thank snookiet
Holiday, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

my favorite guru barista! the owner is a holy man serving chai with "milk" as his secret brewing blend...milk added during the steep

Thank judiadunn
Sacramento, California, Usa
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387 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and to use the restroom. This is not far away from the highway. Glad we stopped in. Small shop is a strip mall. This place is a coffee shop and mini market. Shop owner and his dad also owns a similar shop (articles on wall indicate) Worth the stop. By far one of the best... More 

Thank Denny T
San Jose, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

We were completely deceived by the name of the place. This is definitely not the place to enjoy authentic Indian tea and there were no other Indian snacks (like samosas) either. The tea we had was pretty bad and the other snacks they had were simple stuff like muffins, croissants etc. The owner seems to have moved here from Fiji... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

I love supporting local coffee shops so I seek them out when I travel. This place has a nice local atmosphere and serves a variety of morning treats like muffins and danishes. I didn't try a chai, but opted for a latte that was mediocre. On the plus side, there is a nice self serve brew coffee bar and the... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

I will confess, I am not a chai tea aficionado. and the fellow that runs this place is... quirky, to say the least (there is a big sign on his straws that instructs you you're only allowed ONE! and another sign telling you not to be "churlish" and to take your cell phone conversations outside!) but he is soft-spoken and... More 

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    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 101 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-8201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-712-1257

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?