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538 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
650-322-6872
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best for a good latte

Really, really good coffee. Probably where hundreds of Bay Area start ups began. We went for years between 2005 and 2009, then returned a few times in 2015. Always great coffee. Food is good too, but they seem to take too long to serve even simple bites like bagels - would be 5 stars if it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Really, really good coffee. Probably where hundreds of Bay Area start ups began. We went for years between 2005 and 2009, then returned a few times in 2015. Always great coffee. Food is good too, but they seem to take too long to serve even simple bites like bagels - would be 5 stars if it wasn't for this.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a cute but noisy spot just off University Ave. A big problem is that the counter is poorly set up. After you get your coffee you have to squeeze through people to the right to get to the cream (someone had to hand it to me and I had to use another person's table to pour). Then, if... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I'm a frequent visitor because there only two places in Palo Alto to get good latte Coupa and Zoombie Runner.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The place is super crowded and it seems at all times. The waiters are too busy and often forget to clean the tables or Take a way the dishes. Food is decently priced and good. The dip sauces are great as well as their cakes. Huge variety. Best of all is their mocca coffee though.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is PA, this is Stanford, Central casting. REALLY good stuff. No service, but you don't care. Get there early and, oh yeah, get a raspberry croissant. Yes, you could, at this point, just die happy and fulfilled.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Crepes are well made and compliments the coffee well. If you are feeling adventurous try the chili spiked coffee. The savory crepes also are good but a small for a full meal.

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Palo Alto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I frequently this cafe many times, in its first few years. A good combination of coffee shop, wine bar, pastries and other foods. But as more and more people apparently use it as their office, it has become impossible to find a place to sit down! So I've stopped even trying to go. (In fairness: if the weather's not bad,... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

There is no better place in town to grab a stellar cup of tea or coffee, a fabulous and tasty breakfast (or lunch or dinner), and enjoy the intellectual buzz of a college town cafe. The staff is wonderful, the decor is inviting, the food is amazing, and you won't lack for interesting conversations around you. Coupa is my favorite... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Yeah...you have to take a break here. Delicious chocolates, great coffee drinks. Loved the atmosphere. I had a chicken wraps with figs and cranberry. My husband loved the grilled cheese with tomato. It was all good. Go!

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Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

They made error on not one but both of our orders. Staff was indifferent when it was pointed out. May have been language barrier, not sure. Won't go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 538 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-322-6872

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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