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Coupa Cafe

538 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
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Ranked #21 of 313 restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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80% Recommend
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English first
Palo Alto, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is one of the major spots where deals are made and meetings are held in P.A. One of the reasons is great coffee, food, and hot chocolate.

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Florianopolis, SC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Excellent coffee and snacks. The chocolates and truffles to go are also great. Very welcoming environment and staff, you can spend a whole afternoon there working on your computer - there are free wifi.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite breakfast or lunch places downtown. Good food, nice café atmosphere. The place is old, with a nice fireplace and skylight in the back room.

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frederick, maryland
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307 reviews 307 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
373 helpful votes 373 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A friend introduced me to this place and talked up the Spicy Maya coffee. I wasn't keen on an overly sweet and chocolately mocha but wanted something new. It was beautifully balanced and delicious. A mix of very good coffee, the right amount of chocolate, some spices including Pasilla and Cayenne peppers, and a barely detectable soupçon of cinnamon made... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Loved the coffee and the speed of their friendly service! Really enjoyed the breakfast on the go on the mornings I overslept.

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Palo Alto, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Ever since this place opened, it's been on the short list of places that are always good to go to. The coffee is stellar, the arepas are a must try (a Venezuelan specialty made freshly from white corn meal), and the atmosphere is always abuzz with Silicon Valley types, from the young hipsters to the hip oldsters, everyone is either... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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202 reviews 202 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Coupa is a little overpriced but its a great spot to meet people for coffee or a quick bite to eat. I'm a tea drinker and their tea is good quality. They give you an entire pot as well instead of just a single cup which is always appreciated.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you are near by and need a coffee or salad or fresh pastries this is the place. The menu has traditional and some different coffee drinks and hot chocolate selections than Peets and Starbucks. Very fresh pastries and breakfast treats. Worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We were visiting from OC and from the get-go the cashier was very welcoming and patient with us. Egg plate was a bit bland but very good and the latte with almond milk was very bold but delicious. This place is hip and that makes a business, especially with excellent customer service and a variety of food items and creative... More

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Menlo Park, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is my favorite place to grab an espresso or cafe americano. The roast is the best I have had; tasty but the best hint of bitter so you don't down your drink in a sip or two. The spicy hot chocolate is excellent if you don't want to have caffeine cycling through your bloodstream.

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