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Cafe Moto

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1227 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-239-6686
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Tehachapi, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good, any kind of coffee you want. No line. Deep rich flavor, even cold brew available. This is the best of the best. Friendly staff and great customers. No too many folks know about this place. In the middle of Barrio Logan. Not pretentious, just really great coffee.

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Thank Frank S
Los Montesinos, Spain
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

This place is not in the best area but the people who work here and run the place produce the best flavoured coffee I have ever tasted in the U.S. They roast their own free trade beans too which is the secret of their success. Look out for the wonderful patterns they lovingly put on top of the milk foam... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

These folks buy (fair trade) and roast the most superb coffee. Their coffee shop has the roastery and Store behind (with a foosball table!). The owner (or rather his late stepfather) is in to old cars and motorcycles (thus the name) and is a wonderful person with wonderful staff. All in all, this place is more than a coffee shop... More 

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Coronado, California
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348 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

The location is not great. The cafe is very nicely decorated. I like the bar area. The cappuccino was very good, one of the better ones to be found in San Diego. The coffee biscotti was well done without any nuts. Thank you.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

Café Moto has some great coffee and a beautiful atmosphere within Balboa Park. I never been to their location downtown, but I have been to their kiosk cart in Balboa Park, which is within the patio next to the Prado café. I truly enjoy the “Mocha de Mexico,” which is a mocha made with the great Ibarra chocolate. Such a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1227 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-6686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?