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“Worth the walk” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Philz Coffee

Philz Coffee
3191 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA
(650) 251-9798
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Ranked #1 of 20 Coffee & Tea in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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New York City, New York
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“Worth the walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Really good bespoke coffee. Best in Palo Alto. I'd say that the iced coffee with fresh mint is my current favorite. Not as fast as Starbucks ... which is a good thing.

Visited July 2013
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Iced Mint Mojito!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stopped by this little jewel after lunch at a nearby restaurant. Had to wait probably 20 minutes in line to order and another 10 for our drinks at around 4pm on a Saturday and it was worth it. I will do it again for the most delicious iced mint mojito.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle, Washington
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“Amazing coffee - creamy and smooth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

You will usually need to wait at this place because they do individual pour over coffee for you. The line was out the door when I went for the first time. But the wait is totally worth it.

Visited December 2013
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Mountain View, California, USA
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“The best brewed coffee you can find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Philz does brewed coffee, and they do it incredibly well. They do not do cappuccino, lattes, or other espresso beverages, but if you want a custom-crafted, made-to-order coffee from a huge selection of beans, this is the best place I have seen anywhere. Be bold and try one of the unconventional drinks, like the Mint Mojito. The baked goods are also pretty good.

Visited November 2013
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Pune, India
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“Philz Coffee Variety”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It's difficult to choose coffee of choice on your own quickly after reading the origin and interesting description of various blends .. which has been nicely put before .. Ordered for Tesoro as was recommended .. Tasted mild yet good flavored one .. then tried an another mug of coffee : Code 33 .. which was strong and hard enough .. Little bitter yet tasty again .. It's an great experience and enjoyment .. Would love to visit again

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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