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“A bit Overrated” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Black Velvet Coffee | Espresso Bar

Black Velvet Coffee | Espresso Bar
3343 main st. Suite F, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760 000 0000
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Ranked #23 of 82 Restaurants in Mammoth Lakes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $4
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A bit Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Now don't get me wrong, I had a perfectly fine cup of coffee, but the best? No.
Atmosphere a bit sterile for my taste, but I do like supporting small shops.

Visited January 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“GREAT SCONE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I had a very good hot chocolate and great scone. Nice atmosphere and great location to stop for a snack while your shopping.

Visited December 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Chic and awesome coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Exceptional venue in the strip mall with the centrally located outlet stores a great ski-supplies place. Coffee is awesome, though food choices are limited to some (very good) baked goods.

Visited December 2012
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Huntington Beach, California
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Coffee under the Xmas tree(upside down)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012 via mobile

I liked other decor as soon as I saw it thru the windows. Minimalist and cool. Very personable young male staff. I had a decaf mocha topped with a tea leaf foamed art. To top it off, it tasted smooth and not scalding hot. Only open for 1year, so I can't wait to see how they evolve on future ski trips here. Also very convenient location next to the outlet shops.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The look and feel of this place made me hopeful. But being surrounded by amazing coffee in SF (Blue Bottle, Four Barrel, Philz) made their coffee truly disappointing. To top it off, the teenage workers had annoyed/snobby attitudes which made the cappuccino terrible in more ways than one.

They have potential to be great - maybe if they took some tips from other successful coffee bars in SF and LA.

Visited October 2012
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