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Philz Coffee

101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1613
+1 650-321-2161
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
10 Nov 2017
“Worth the wait!”
3 Nov 2017
“Great service, good coffee.”
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Cafe, American
$$ - $$$
101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1613
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Almost seems faster to get into the DMV, but it's worth the wait for Philz' cup-by-cup custom brew. The quality difference is certainly present as is the care and art that the baristas display.

Thank Accelerance
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I was expecting to be wowed by the coffee - it was good - but I find Temple in Sacramento to be better. Staff was excellent - had a great conversation with the staff about the coffee, history of Phil, etc. I had heard so...More

Thank RCostigan
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Philz never disappoints. This place got the same great coffee and atmosphere as all other locations, but it seems to be a bit larger and has more seating.

Thank Narek D
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this place during after a shopping at Stanford. Simply love their coffee, very aromatic and tasty. In my opinion, their coffee far surpasses those from Starbucks or Peets. Highly recommended.

Thank quangfremont
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Thw best coffee you can get and Im glad there's a location almost everywhere I go. My go to is Tessora swe n creamy. If you're a Philz virgin, look at the menu before you get into que...when you've decided. The Batista will call you...More

Thank robsSanJose
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered a ginger snaps which was quite nice. Friend didn't enjoy his brew of the month and left it almost untouched. The place is teeming with people. I guess some people like the buzz and hence the reviews. Older people like me didn't appreciate the...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

At two bucks a cup, this would be great. But since it's more than double that price, it's ok. Concept is neat, but not worth the extra price. Coffee is solid, but not amazing. Start with the medium, and if you love it, get the...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

After a late lunch we came here and enjoyed their ice coffee monitor and tenor coffee. We were very happy we brought a bag of specialty coffee to enjoy from home. Plenty of seats inside and outside this corner cafe. Easy to walk to from...More

Thank Manny L
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We come to Palo Alto twice a year for soccer and always have to stop at Philz for a great cup of coffee, so much better than the chain coffee shops.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Went to Philz coffee with family that live in the area when visiting and can safely say it's the best coffee I've ever had!!! It doesn't taste anything like the burnt bitter awful aftertaste coffee you get from the 2 main chain coffees known all...More

Thank Sailesh M
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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-2161
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