Category Archives: near the beach

Surf’s Up!

Surf Check 1404 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. (at Pt. Loma Ave.) Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA 92107 619-961-8676                 Surf Check, just one block north of Sunset Cliffs Park in Ocean Beach, gives you … Continue reading

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Life Is Better Buzzed

Better Buzz Coffee Mission Beach (open 6:30am-8:00pm): 3745 Mission Blvd. (near Queenstown Ct.) San Diego, CA 92109 858-488-0400 Point Loma (open 5:00am-9:00pm): 1480 Rosecrans St. (at Hugo) San Diego, CA 92106 619-222-2899 http://www.betterbuzzcoffee.com Better Buzz started 12 years ago with … Continue reading

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Taking a Bridge to Europe

Tartine 1106 First St. Coronado, CA 92118 619-435-4323 http://www.tartinecoronado.com I love Tartine. The San Diego-Coronado bridge delivers you to this welcoming “European Style Café.” I’ve been here with my husband, my mom, my coffee buddy, and several friends and it’s … Continue reading

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Want to go to Cuba?

Azucar 4820 Newport Ave. (near Sunset Cliffs Blvd.) San Diego, CA 92107 http://www.iloveazucar.com 619-523-2020 It’s not legal to go independently to Cuba, yet, but you can practice drinking Cuban coffee at several places in town. My favorite is the Cuban … Continue reading

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Feeling Perky?

Perky Beans Coffee 4750 Cass St (corner of Cass and Missouri) San Diego, CA 92109 858-263-4862 http://www.perkybeanscoffee.com Sometimes a fun sign is all you need to help you enjoy your cup of coffee. Here are the two signs we spotted … Continue reading

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Scones with your coffee

Brick and Bell Cafe 928 Silverado St. San Diego, CA 92037 858-344-5928 If you like scones with your coffee, Brick & Bell Cafe is the perfect spot. They offer two sizes of scones (big and very big) and many varieties … Continue reading

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Put a Little Spice in Your Coffee

  Caffe Vicino 2615 Denver St. (near Clairemont Dr. & I-8) San Diego, CA 92110 619-578-4301 http://www.caffevicino.net Vicino means “neighbor” in Italian & from the neighborhood foot traffic this tiny coffee shop gets they must be very good neighbors! Any … Continue reading

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