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Black Horse Espresso

1065 Higuera St Ste 101, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3641
+1 805-783-1300
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 22, 2018
“Great food & coffee”
Jul 15, 2018
“Always a good experience”
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6:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
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1065 Higuera St Ste 101, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3641
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up and it was perfect. The cold brew coffee was very good, the caramel latte (“Caramello” with house-made caramel) was great and the house-made pastries were excellent. Location has a nice shaded patio too. Very dog friendly! (They gave us a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EditorCJP
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I am not an avid coffee fanatic, but I do like a decent cup on the go when I want one. I also avoid big corporate coffee and try to support small indie places. I've been to the Broad Street location as well as the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Liza W
Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is a really classy coffee shop with delicious pastries, healthy snacks, and cold brewed coffee served like draught beer! This was a first for me, and they even have it in "light, medium or dark" roast! It's a really different way to enjoy iced...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Worst coffee ever. Tried two different drinks in two locations. Both very weak and tasteless. I also had a chicken panini at one store - very large, but again, pretty tasteless. I'd avoid these coffee places....

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank jimbob51
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I like the people here—both the servers and the customers. The coffee/espresso is very good, as are the baked goods. The croissant breakfast sandwiches are tasty, but the panini sandwiches can be a little dry. We enjoy sitting on the outside patio and watching SLO...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank jonr105
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Love the staff at Black Horse. Friendly and fast service. Pastries items are delicious. I always get my morning breakfast here because the staff knows exactly what I want.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank JuneBug016
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in our way to San Francisco and the coffee was just perfect to keep us going and the best I had in the US so far! The service was really nice, I wish I could visit again this place!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Julia M
Reviewed April 13, 2016

I go to the Blackhorse almost every morning of the week. A group of car guys meet there from 9am to 10:30am and talk cars, politics, and life.. It is the high point of my day... I have been going there for at least 5...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Jason L
Reviewed January 27, 2016

I've been a long time fan and supporter of Black Horse Espresso. From when they had this one location to all 4. The baristas here are always top notch. They know my particular drink and when I come in can make it right up. The...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank ladybug96
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for an hour at 8:30 on a Saturday morning for breakfast and a non-Starbucks coffee. The good news: hip decor, nice patio area and decent coffes and baked goods (tho nothing really special). The bad news: Black Horse is a prime example of...More

Date of visit: October 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1065 Higuera St Ste 101, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-783-1300
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