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ZombieRunner Cafe

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429 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
+1 650-325-2048
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 4, 2018
“Forget the Rest”
Jan 14, 2018
“Latte's with pig-face!”
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429 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

OK. It is just coffee, but it is the best cup of coffee in Palo Alto. I ready don't have to say any more. Try this place and you will know what I mean. Friendly staff too. Always with a smile.

Thank Chris101264
Reviewed January 14, 2018

One of the best lattes in Palo Alto, and great, friendly staff! Plan to stand in long line (worth the wait!) of about 5-10 people during Farmers Market or other peak times. Checkout some of those rare and unique candies, crackers, soaps, etc... And, of...More

Thank FamilyTraveller44
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Where else can you simultaneously get a top quality pair of running shoes and a superb coffee or expresso? A lovely little store on California Avenue with a popular coffee bar and complete product support for those who enjoy running. Shoes, running shorts, specialized socks...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This funky local sports shop offer an array of running goods and delicious coffee. An odd combination indeed. A special treat for coffe lovers!

Thank 100Sharone
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Can't speak to the espresso drinks, but the chai was way too spicy for me and it was overpriced for the cup size (only one cup size).

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I walk or drive past the neighboring Starbucks a few times a week to go to ZombieRunner for coffee. Put some money on a ZombieRunner card to get one in ten drinks free. It's also a great place to buy running shoes and other fitness...More

Thank chaiken
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Nothing else to say, it's a hidden gem. I went there every afternoon when visiting Palo Alto, good coffee and latte art!

Thank ZeoS
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Great espresso bar with a simple menu, limited choices of sizes and options, a pleasant change from the overkill at Starbuck's. The coffee itself is good and strong, and the prices are very reasonable. They also sell a lot of licorice, expensive chocolate, and running...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Omg, it was 4 bucks (a little pricey by European standards?) but incredible coffee, the place smells amazing and great vibe. Recommend

Thank Sal R
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

They offer an unusual coffee selection and you can browse snacks and running gear while you wait. Tasty coffee, well made and my colleagues enjoyed theirs as well

Thank Piste_Off_Wanderers
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1832
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-2048
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