Overrated, overpriced and overall terrible coffee (i.e "drip" coffee). Emperor's new clothes springs to mind.
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Blue Bottle offers freshly brewed filter coffee, made on the spot for each guest. There is a broad selection of coffees and each cup is a delight. They also offer espresso and espresso-based hot beverages, as well as tea and chocolate. Freshly made waffles, poundcakes...More
Maybe I’m not a coffee connoisseur but I really don’t think it tastes much different from Starbucks. The staff was friendly and received the coffe fast but it was just OK. I had the iced coffee which was good but had to add some simple...More
Stopped by here to grab a beverage to fuel my ongoing exploration of the fabulous Ferry Building. The manager was very friendly and able to give advice or what to get to best show off their coffee. Their store is marked by a sign with...More
I had an espresso here twice. In both instances, the espresso was overly bitter. Vinegar to be more precise. This suggests a problem with the machine setting. Not an enjoyable coffee.
Who can have a doubt on the taste of Blue Bottle? Providing excellent balance so that anyone can enjoy its taste. But as it is in the ferry building and no seats available, it takes a bit when its crowded and if u need to...More
Blue Bottle Coffee is a California-based coffee roaster and retailer. They grew up very quickly which is not surprising considering the high quality of coffee they serve. Its flavor is intense but not acidic. New Orleans-style iced coffee is one of the best iced coffees...More
This was the best coffee we had in SAN Francisco. The queues are long but they move quickly. The artistry of the coffee was welcomed. Great barista’s who know what they are doing. As an group of Aussie’s we were very happy.
The queue system was a bit of a downer - it puts over an arrogance that this is so good you should suffer to give them money. Border line if i walked on by or not. Glad i didn't Affogato was excellent.