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Black Sheep Espresso Bar and Cafe

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232 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2739
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrific coffee and very good burritos, scones and quiche. Small but big enough. Just the place to get started in Bishop!

Thank dbates509
Bishop, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, espresso drinks, and light and fresh food options in a comfortable environment. Inside and outside seating, great employees, excellent music, ample parking, fantastic location.

Thank Sarah S
Redwood City, California
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148 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a mocha and if I were in the Bay Area, it probably would be a 4.0/10. I ordered a bagel toasted with cream cheese. It tasted like a bagel you would buy in a 6 pack at safeway and the cream cheese was from a small packaged individual sized serving (not fresh). My wife ordered the vegetable focaccia and... More 

Thank Timothy Y
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Friendly service (not sure about the guy who gave up, I go there every time I'm in town and I've NEVER had a bad experience) and the BEST coffee you will taste not only in the Inyo County area or Eastern Sierras... but truly great coffee no matter WHERE you're from. I live in the city, I've been to Europe,... More 

Thank pirranhaquark
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Probably lots of other reasons to like this place, but all I went for was great espresso pulled from freshly roasted coffee beans, and that's what I got. Solid place.

Thank lunachan
Bishop, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Good coffee, terrible service. After 11 years, I’ve given up on Black Sheep because of the poor service. It’s been a comedy of Dumb and Dumber, or maybe Stoned and More Stoned. Here are some examples. When ordering a pound of beans, I’d ask for #3 grind. Not one time did they do it right. The first time I only... More 

Thank Cedrik Z
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

After a week of disappointing americanos, it was nice to find a coffee shop with a decent roast and a proper pull. Prices are extremely fair and the snacks were tasty.

Thank VeloVeritas
Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This place was like a home away from home when it came to coffee. Great staff, and a great group of patrons as well. Try their pastries, too.

Thank rhphotog
Stamford, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This is an esoteric, cool & friendly cafe. Black Sheep roasts its own beans and the baristas treat it like an art form. It's an open, airy & simple coffee house with free wi-fi. They do a great job making some glorious smoothies and serving good value, basic lunches. So if you're passing through Bishop on Highway 395, enroute to... More 

Thank Robsski
Los Angeles
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Unique coffee beans, blends and drinks that you won't find at Starbucks. Very casual and cozy place with a quiet patio out back. Very friendly service. Definitely worth a stop for coffee and tea lovers.

Thank Mongoeat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1-760-872-4142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?