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1128 25th St, San Diego, CA 92102-2105
(619) 230-0272
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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231 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I have been to this coffee shop many times. It has a rather hipster vibe to it. You can get gluten free or vegan options. Their breakfast items are tasty. I prefer the Vesuvio. The coffee is good and strong. They also have smoothies. Of course, there is free wifi so you can bring your laptop. There is a great... More 

Thank catchyjingle
San Francisco, California
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690 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Not! Okay, the name is very catchy imitating the volcano. But this is an internet café. The decors are old and so are the table and chairs. There are seatings in the front, outside, inside and to the side, a couch and tables inside and of course, internet. The drink I wanted was not on the menu but the barrister... More 

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
San Diego, California
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279 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This coffee joint is a great little spot in Golden Hill, just south of Balboa Park. Worth a visit if you're in the area. Coffee is good, they have good available, and the staff is friendly.

Thank TheAnvil
Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Great place for breakfast, you order inside, the wait staff deliver to your table. Quality food, The Lox & Bagel was delicious. You can bring your pet as well. On my future trip ticket!

Thank scott l
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

What to not like? The food is amazing! Please, ask for the Vesuvio Sandwich. The cafe is very beautiful and cozy. I could spend all my morning relaxing at on its balcony, if I had the time. And the service is really good. People really go out of their way to help you and make you happy.

Thank Alexander J
San Diego, CA
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

best local coffee shop i have found, great food and very nice outdoor seating space. good WIFI, friendly and courteous staff.

Thank dvotchka
San Diego, California
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We sat on a tree covered patio, with our two dogs, enjoying the local, eclectic ambience. Our split dish was more than enough food for two! It was freshly cooked, thinly sliced turkey breast with all the dressings. Dripping with moisture, flavor, fresh roll....just amazing. The double macchito I ordered was as dreamy as any European coffee I've ever had.... More 

Thank Jdicarlowagner
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

tasty food, nice atmosphere, good coffees. indoor and outdoor seating - just beware the falling figs during fruit season on the outdoor patio. ha!

Thank tunny2
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to find this place. Walking in and smelling all the wonderful aromas ,we knew we came to the right place. They had nice outdoor seating. My coffee was great. But when I got the El Jorullo I was in Heaven. As I write this my mouth is watering, it is that good. A must stop when in... More 

Thank ValerieG7
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

My favorite coffee house in San Diego by a long shot. When I lived in La Jolla I would drive over here for a sandwich and drink at least once a week. The owner bakes some amazing treats and the beers are an excellent reminder that we live in a know worries paradise. The outdoor patio is a true delight... More 

Thank Dean R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1128 25th St, San Diego, CA 92102-2105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 230-0272

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