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Philz Coffee

101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1613
+1 650-321-2161
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, American
$$ - $$$
101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1613
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a great place for coffee. Pricey coffee, many kinds, but worth it if you want to splurge. Large lounge area to sit, read newspapers, while you sip your coffee unless you take it on the go which most do. Has also sweets and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sheralee I
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Despite the line out the front door, coffee addicts patiently waited in line until their order was taken at the counter. Then, presto, fresh beans are ground and the coffee prepared person by person using a drip maker. It was worth the 10 minute wait...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rhLaguna
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I was happily shocked by the quality of the iced coffee and avocado toast with egg. Probably the best coffee and toast I’ve ever had. That being said, the wait for food is saddening. For whatever reason, they have the same person on cash register...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LaurenVallez
Reviewed May 28, 2018

During university terms,this place may beover-ran by students from the nearby university . It was very busy and there seemed to be a queue at all times but the friendliness of the place compensated for the wait. The drinks are freshly made. The choice is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dave R
Reviewed November 10, 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.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Accelerance
Reviewed November 3, 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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank RCostigan
Reviewed September 23, 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.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank narek55
Reviewed June 11, 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.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank quangfremont
Reviewed March 13, 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

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank robsSanJose
Reviewed March 12, 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

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Dawn L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
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.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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