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Blue Bottle Coffee

456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (2 reviews)
“coffee place” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great coffee. Good vibe. A bit touristy, but still a cool place to hang out whether catching up with a friend or getting some work done.

Thank Rav M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Love Blue Bottle from San Francisco locales, so was happy to see it in Palo Alto. This location served the usual great barista brewed espresso drinks.

Thank DakotaDunesTraveler
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

If you know the name then you know it’s worth the stop! Grab a to go cup or a mug & sit at an open table for a few minutes. Either way it’s worth the stop.

Thank dbowers75
Reviewed 25 October 2017

they are often very busy, and not all that well organized, which results is very poor service and expensive offerings. I have used them to deliver food to rooms that we have hired at Hana House and very often the wrong order is delivered or...More

Thank peter w
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a coffee place that has a whole meeting facility for rent. You can rent a whole room to have a meeting which has wifi, audio visual equipment or you can just rent a single space to work on your computer. They serve breakfast...More

Thank ScottGregory2
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I came here the first time early in the morning (7.30hs) and the courtyard with the fountain in front was almost empty - so beautiful!!! The staff is extremely friendly and cheerful. Love it there!!!

Thank Bubblechoc
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Finally went to Blue Bottle this morning, but they took forever with my latte. By the time I got it, I was done with my waffle...and the latte was lukewarm so it got cold super fast.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I loved the meeting space with the ability to rent a seat at $3 per hour. But I was disappointed by the slow and slightly intermittent internet. This is Palo Alto: can't you guarantee solid internet when we pay for it? Lastly, the coffee: high...More

Thank GSpier
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Always a great coffee. Usually some decent sandwiches and salads. Had a pretzel today, that was average at best. At peak times, be prepared to wait, especially for the espresso drinks. They do have an outside kiosk for pour overs and iced coffees. Not sure...More

Thank rtwsfo
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

While I appreciate a great cup of coffee, good service and a milk heart on my latte, i wish the coffees were larger.

Thank Lisa R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
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