“Pretty unassuming place that doubles as a bakery. They make their own tortillas, have a long breakfast menu and don’t shy on the spice. Order the tacos dorados, they grill mold 2 homemade tortillas together like a Venn diagram so that they make one long taco shell, it reminds of the long forgotten Taco Bell Grande.” — FAN
“Highwire at Flowerland Nursery – get launched on caffeine while looking at plants, consider life changes.” — FAN
“Berkeley City Club – designed by Julia Morgan, first woman licensed as an architect in California. The space serves as a bunch of things but it’s nice to just go walk around and grab a coffee.” — FAN
“I’ve had some lovely friend dates at Alchemy Collective, a worker-owned coffee shop. I usually get a black tea. It’s a small, cozy place with good vibes.” — The Seshen
“Philz on Cedar, you wouldn’t believe how many incredible musicians have worked there over time. The New Manhattan black is my order.” — Sugar Candy Mountain
Corner cafe serving up Southern hospitality with its popular fried chicken, pies, and breakfast items.
Retro coffee shop is a busy local favorite serving hearty breakfasts and lunch fare since the 1970s.
“Artis Coffee on 4th street is my go-to: the absolute best coffee in the Bay Area. I always bring my thermos so I can keep enjoying my caffeine after I’ve hit the trail.” -Josh Prenot