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“Best coffee shop in Santa Monica!”
Review of Primo Passo Coffee

Primo Passo Coffee
Ranked #11 of 28 Coffee & Tea in Santa Monica
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Santa Monica, California
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Best coffee shop in Santa Monica!”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were early fans of Primo Passo when they came to the neighborhood. The owners have put so much heart and soul into the place. The coffee is amazing. Re the decor/feel, they've managed to take their expert design skills, mix them all around with their charming and warm personalities, a well educated understanding of coffee flavors and what works, and create a setting that looks like a cool modern art museum yet feels like a welcoming neighborhood spot. There's a reason we go all the time as do their many regular patrons. Well done!

Visited July 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
640 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
“You can skip the Starbucks thats across the street.”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Every coffee was excellent, and the drip coffee is steeped and made to order. Strong rich flavors. Every latte was decorated with a leaf in the froth. It's the best coffee in the area.

  • Visited September 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
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    • Food
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Coffee!”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Friends recommended that we try Primo Passo we when visited Santa Monica. We heard that coffee was so good that we hopped in a cab to find it. Excellent coffee and pastries. Definitely worth the trip!

Visited June 2013
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