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5158 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
+1 209-966-3331
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06:00 - 17:00
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Sun 06:00 - 17:00
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Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Monterey, California
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not fancy, but practical. Low key, local place that is worth stopping by to get a cup of Joe or specialty coffee.

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Thank Reed W
Winter Springs, Florida
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169 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

One of these unassuming places that end up having excellent coffee beverages and baked goods along with friendly service and a really convenient location next to the Mariposa Visitor Center. Lovely photos on the wall of "moonbows" in Yosemite National Park.

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Thank claireleefl
Mariposa, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff are all very nice and hospitable. The coffee is wonderful! Stop here :) they have muffins too.

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Thank Sherry L
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Saw this Cute little spot next to the tourist building and being I love coffee, I had to stop in and try. I ordered a caramel latte and a strawberry smoothie. The coffee was DELICIOUS and my son loved his smoothie. I will definitely stop by again when I am visiting Yosemite.

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Thank Vanessa R
London
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after a day in Yosemite and had a wonderful espresso and a great chat with the owner. If you are in or around this area then you must stop here for some real coffee.

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Thank BaronOT
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband has a dairy allergy and hadn't been able to enjoy a latte and many days. What a blessing to find Moonbow with their alternative milk options and dairy free baked goods.

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Thank MTiegs
Gothenburg, Sweden
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43 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Like stepping into the 60's, the owner was really cool and laid-back like your archetype California hippie.

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Thank Lars_Wonko_Hallin
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Little shack which caused apprehension but coffee and gentleman was excellent and we went back next day

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Thank bruce g
Bentonville, Arkansas
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278 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

After three days camping in Yosemite we were ready for GOOD coffee! We stopped by here on our way out and were not disappointed! My coffee was delicious and the lady working was very friendly! Try the bear claw latte!

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Thank Harpers0512
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

After a few night of great camping at Yosemite, we were ready for some good coffee. This cafe was great! There were several fun specialty drinks including the "Bear Claw" and the "Zebra". The barista was very friendly and even told us things about coffee we never knew!

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Thank Maria T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 17:00
Monday
05:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 18:00
Thursday
05:00 - 18:00
Friday
05:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5158 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
  • Phone Number: +1 209-966-3331
Description
It is right next to the Visitor Center

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