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Blue Bottle Coffee Company

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4270 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611
+1 510-653-3394
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Oakland, California
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513 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

All the hipsters are here sipping their delicious coffees, spending a bit too much to enjoy the beautiful building and way-cool atmosphere. I enjoyed it, and spent a bit too much money as well, while lowering the cool quotient.

Thank Thomas V
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

The W.C. Morse Building was built in the early 1920's as an adjunct to an automobile-truck business. Its use was primarily for repair, so it has that big, open expanse above you (ceiling at ~35 ft.), and lots of windows for light and several locations for large entry doors. Now it houses one of the half dozen Blue Bottle coffee... More 

Thank RPata
Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I have to give this place an average rating, because there is no internet. Come on. The coffee and atmosphere is good, though.

Thank JAR14
Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Rich hot chocolate! Ganache covered waffles! Good service! Cool building! This was such a great place to spend time catching up with a friend. Oakland has a gem to offer those in the neighborhood and those just dropping by.

Thank poohtime
Austin, Texas
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108 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

First, let me confess that the coffee I usually drink at home is freshly ground and drip-brewed...but I do add a scant teaspoon of sugar and a dollop of half and half. At Blue Bottle, I ordered an Americano, added a bit of milk and yet was perfectly happy without the sugar. The coffee simply lacked the bitterness I was... More 

Thank SusanAndJim
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Good coffee and pasteries. A bit of a hipster haven. Espresso machine repair shop is fun to peek into.

Thank oakpit
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We are east coast peeps, and love coffee! We are so glad we went to blue bottle! This particular location is not well advertised and there was only a very small sandwich board sign on the sidewalk. This is a pretty cool interior of an old car dealership show room. We just tried the 2 coffees that sounded interesting: a... More 

Thank Jessandjohnforever
Framingham, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The building space is impressive and open. I found the entire experience pretentious and the staff not as friendly as I would have hoped to represent the blue bottle brand. The coffee is spectacular!!But even for a great cup of coffee I wouldn't go out of my way. I love coffee in general and I was so excited to try... More 

Thank PrinceMacK
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We were expecting a usual coffee shop setting but we were blown away by the classy modern minimalist design with high ceiling, industrial decor and very relaxed environment. Definitely recommend a visit just to see and enjoy the setting. The only downside was that the cappuccino and hot chocolate we ordered were only luke warm.

Thank Eugene M
Fredericksburg, Texas
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed their latte and wafel. One of the first places I visited for breakfast in the area and it did not disappoint. I will definitely be back.

Thank elizabethitz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4270 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3394

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