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Elixir Espresso Bar

427 C St # 101, San Diego, CA (Downtown)
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Ranked #1,602 of 3,977 restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: There are a lot of reviews for this place on Yelp
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: There are a lot of reviews for this place on Yelp
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English first
California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place is actually a kiosk in the UTC mall as well as a downtown brick and mortar coffee shop on C street. The crepes are very good but the coffee is suberb. The coffee used is an Italian roast, which in my opinion give the richest, most flavorful coffee complete with a beautiful crema design on top. I could... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I was excited to try elixir bar b/c I read good reviews and it was close to our hotel; however, we quickly decided to take our coffee & go instead of sitting on the street as the neighborhood was not so nice. If Elixir were a few blocks over, I think they would do an even better business.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Visited this place, and loved the coffee! Elixir has a good selection of muffins, smoothies and pastries. They are known in town for their Crepes (fruits, nutella, breakfast with eggs and other options are available. It is not a big place, but there are a few chairs to sit and enjoy your coffee. Baristas know how to do a good... More

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Colorado, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

They only serve couple of variations of crapes (savory and sweet), several smoothies and some sweets. They do server very good coffee though - probably the best in the area. Virtually no sitting inside but they have several tables outside. However, if you don't need fancy settings or huge selection but just want a quick, TASTY and inexpensive breakfast -... More

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