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Cafe Mekka

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237 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2506
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Coffee for a cold or hot day

Great selection, Great Coffee, good prices, unique:) staff. The patronage is equally diverse and will never leave you bored

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Nevada City, California
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Ao Nang, Thailand
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to meet locals and get connected to the community,often times good musicians around and poets and artists alike. A 215 friendly area you can really see hometown for what it is here

Thank AC C
Redding, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Blueberry Crisp Bar was very good! Very strong blueberry taste and a generous serving. Other desserts looked equally good!

Thank lauren C
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This place needs a good scrub. The drinks are okay. The crowd is not my taste. If you are looking for good coffee then go to The Curly Wolf.

Thank allofustogether
Nevada City, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Great selection, Great Coffee, good prices, unique:) staff. The patronage is equally diverse and will never leave you bored

Thank DarkBadger
Nevada City, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

the coffee was good and the pastries were off the charts good. I didn't like the cigarette smell from illegal smokers out front.

Thank 32771Suzy
El Dorado Hills, California
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stopped here for coffee in a quiet cafe. The place is very atmospheric and fun. There are lots of comfortable chairs, interesting decor, and a piano. We had coffee, expresso, and nice conversation away from the hustle. All was good.

Thank Laura H
Brentwood, California
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The atmosphere and the vibe of the shop is great. I don't get how so many people have raved about the beverages. I asked for a coffee and got lukewarm cup of average joe pumped out of a thermostat. It explains why they don't provide sleeves for their cups. The coffee is not hot. Go for the vibe not the... More 

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Grass Valley, California
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Wide selection and variety of unique loose leaf teas that (unlike other coffee/tea shops in town) the baristas know how to prepare. The are now baking a lot of their own treats - cookies, scones, etc - and also sell artisan chocolate. The vibe of this place is truly Nevada City!

Thank Bezus
Nevada City, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a great place to grab a cup of coffee and a seat and enjoy some of the local "characters" of Nevada City. Love the "mad cow" and the atmosphere for meeting/chatting with friends.

Thank widowtraveler
Yuba City, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I love the whole experience of the Mekka. Coffees are great, but they do run out of the most popular baked goodies, so get there early. You can either sit inside or outside at tables. I love the people, goo vibes, good times.

Thank yubapeeps

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 237 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: 530-478-1517

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

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