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“Quirky coffee shop with delicious coffee”
Review of Apple Box

Apple Box
Ranked #48 of 266 Restaurants in Petaluma
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San Rafael, California
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Quirky coffee shop with delicious coffee”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

My boss asked to meet at The Applebox because it was a mid-way point between Santa Rosa and San Rafael. Parking was easy, and it is in a good location right behind the movie theaters and near downtown Petaluma. The coffee was possibly some of the best that I have ever had. My boss had a pastry and said it was quite good. I guess my only negative comment is that the decor is" early hoarder". The place could really benefit from some organization and general cleaning, but maybe that would take away from the quirkiness. Go for the food, not the decor.

  • Visited August 2013
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Petaluma, California
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Enjoy the view, service and food”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

O.K. you may wait a couple of minutes for your coffee, but it's ground and brewed when you order it. Don't go if you are in a rush. Starbucks and Peets are around the corner for that. Get a cup of Joe, a little something (homemade) to eat and mosey out to the deck for a relaxed morning. Dogs are welcome. Just try it...

  • Visited June 2013
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Calgary, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Bfastfast and Coffee”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

The whole place seemed a bit unorganized but breakfast was very good. Very nice location. Get the scrambler with apple sausage.

Visited June 2013
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Petaluma, California
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Terrific location with good coffee and food”
Reviewed May 9, 2013

This independent coffee shop and cafe is located right on the Petaluma river with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating available. I go at least once per month.

The service is always friendly and the coffee is delicious and reasobly priced. They do have delicious food but I rarely eat there. I tend to go early and enjoy coffee and sometimes a snack.

The atmosphere is very casual and you never feel rushed in any way. A great place to meet friends and enjoy a nice conversation of coffee or food.

  • Visited May 2013
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Spokane, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
264 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Wish I didn't want their salad so bad ...”
Reviewed April 24, 2013

I had to go back for the apple and gorgonzola salad even though I knew the price was outrageous. But, upon going back for the second time I realized it just isn't worth it. Yes, the salad is great and flavorful and refreshing, but when all was said and done my husband and I ended up paying $30 for a salad and sandwich. That's just outrageous ... even for a place with a decent view of the river.

  • Visited April 2013
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