Category Archives: Coffee shops in San Diego

Coffee + Creativity

Communal Coffee 2335 University Ave. (at Texas) San Diego, CA 92104 619-920-7887 http://www.communalcoffee.com The more we visit coffee shops the more I realize that there are so many ways to offer an unusual coffee experience. Communal Coffee is definitely a … Continue reading

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Thank You to Santos Coffee!

Santos Coffee House 3191 Thorn St. (near 32nd St.) San Diego, CA 92104 619-640-3376 Sixteen years ago after a class at City College I went looking  for a place to enjoy a good cup of coffee. That wasn’t easy 16 … Continue reading

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Happy Coffee Day!

Refill Café 3752 Park Blvd., near Robinson San Diego, CA 92103 619-677-2242 http://www.refillcafe.com Raise your cup today, Sept. 29, to coffee! For some reason this date was selected to celebrate America’s favorite hot beverage. (I’d say “beverage”, but that claim … Continue reading

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The Magic of Nitro Coffee

West Bean Coffee Roasters 2820 Historic Decatur Rd. Liberty Public Market San Diego, CA 92106 619-542-9142 (downtown location) http://www.thewestbean.com Perhaps you’ve heard the buzz about nitro coffee, but like me, you don’t really understand what it is. The word “nitro” … Continue reading

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Say Farewell

Espresso Mio 1920 Fort Stockton Dr. San Diego, CA 92103 619-501-6085 One of my favorite local coffee shops will be closing their doors at the end of June. (It’s a landlord issue.) This residential Mission Hills coffee shop has been … Continue reading

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A Progressive Coffee Party

Holsem Coffee 2911 University Avenue (near 30th in North Park) San Diego, CA 92104 619-564-8542 http://www.holsemcoffee.com Hawthorn Coffee 3019 Adams Avenue (near 30th on the edge of Normal…Normal Heights, that is) San Diego, CA 92116 619-501-4882 http://www.hawthorncoffee.com When we noticed … Continue reading

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Did you know…

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters 5627 La Jolla Blvd., Bird Rock neighborhood, 92037 2295 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy neighborhood, 92101 1270 Morena Blvd., Bay Park neighborhood, 92110 http://birdrockcoffee.com/ Did you know that Bird Rock Coffee Roasters now has 3 coffee shops … Continue reading

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Coffee with Spanish Lessons

Por Vida 2146 Logan Ave. (near Sampson St.) San Diego, CA (619) 307-3233 http://porvidasd.com Ever on the quest to improve my high school Spanish, I was delighted to hear about Por Vida (For Life in English), a new coffee shop … Continue reading

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Everybody Must Get Sconed

Rebecca’s Coffee House 3015 Juniper St. (at 30th & Fern cross streets) San Diego, CA 92104 619-284-3663 http://www.rebeccascoffeehouse.com/ The South Park grand dame of coffee is Rebecca. Her coffee shop, simply called Rebecca’s Coffee House, has been waking up South … Continue reading

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September 29 is National Coffee Day!

Here’s to September 29, National Coffee Day! But who says so? Some of you may say every day is coffee day, but apparently the September 29 designation is credited to the All Japan Coffee Association in 1983. After scouring a … Continue reading

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