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307 63rd St, Oakland, CA 94618-1248
+1 510-653-5458
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Pacifica, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The knowledge of the people in the shop is what impressed me most, in addition to the long list of coffees. They have you smell the beans before purchase. I have no idea what I was smelling, but I know I want to submerge myself in the fragrance. The only reason they don't get five stars is that they don't... More 

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California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Wonderful selection of well-roasted beans and coffee drinks. Owner, who often is there, knows his stuff! Can also get local pastries, and next door, there is a cafe with a limited menu. A neighborhood gem that is not part of a larger chain, or any size chain.

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Thank OAKtravlers
Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Select from a wide menu of gourmet drip cup coffees from around the world. Some pastries and light breakfast items are available as well.

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Thank dwisland
Oakland, California
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We get our home coffee in the Coles store beside the coffee shop. This is a great neighborhood spot on a nice corner - been there for years, not going away any time soon. Good outdoor seating for watching the world go by, and the block of College you can watch is one of the prettiest in Oakland, with several... More 

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Thank CaliforniaTravelin
Oakland, California
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Excellent coffee, full flavored and without the silliness of some of the other places on offer. A real cafe.

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Thank Mark D
Trondheim, Norway
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I've only tried their house roast (a friend gave me a bag as a gift), and never have I tried worse "specialty" coffee. This coffee is roasted so dark you might as well be drinking water from an ash tray, or roasted wheat for that matter, if it weren't for the fact that they were unable to cover the taste... More 

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Thank Lester N
Emeryville, California
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

great neighborhood coffee place, I like their seating outside to people watch or just to read my book or magazine or sit and chat with a friend. They sell coffee by the cup or fresh roasted beans from different areas of the world.

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Thank Susan K
Berkeley, California
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Cole's is our go-to source for de-caf coffee beans. Their Max's Decaf is simply better than any other we've found.

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Thank Mary L
Petaluma, California, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are visiting the East Bay- and are anywhere near Berkeley or Oakland, Cole's Coffee is the place for your morning brew or afternoon espresso. It is a real coffee house with outdoor seating. They do poached eggs splendidly! And are just doors away from a great bakery. Nice hang in nice hood.

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Thank Karen C
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Have been buying coffee here since it opened. Truly the best coffee I have had anywhere. And you can get the delicious La Farrine baked goods without the extra stop. Very cool stretch of Oakland/Berkeley street scene. Make the effort to check both the cafe and the bean shop out - you will not regret it.

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 19:00
Monday
06:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 19:00
Saturday
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 63rd St, Oakland, CA 94618-1248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-5458

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