Fringed by the pretty Palisades Park and white sandy beaches, the coastal city of Santa Monica is renowned for its charming oceanfront promenade and iconic Santa Monica Pier that extends out into the Atlantic Ocean. Known for its beautiful beaches and beautiful people, the city is packed with attractions like the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, as well as plenty of cool coffee shops, chic cafés, and trendy independent coffee houses that serve up strong espressos and iced coffees. Head to one of these top spots for a caffeine fix before hitting the beach. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Bluestone Lane Santa Monica Coffee Shop
© Bluestone Lane Santa Monica Coffee Shop
Bluestone Lane Santa Monica is a New York-founded coffee shop and café on Wilshire Boulevard that offers a quintessentially Californian coffee experience. The quaint new coffee shop has a charmingly sophisticated space with beach-inspired décor, whitewashed brick walls, plenty of comfortable seating, and expansive windows that flood interiors with natural light. A spacious, sun-drenched outdoor patio has a unique potted plant canopy wall where customers can enjoy a variety of premium coffees and a selection of progressive healthy fare and open-faced toasts.
631 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 718-374-6858
© Caffe Luxxe
Inspired by Italy’s popular café culture, Caffe Luxxe is a sleek and sophisticated coffee shop chain that blends luxurious architectural wonder with world-class coffee and mouth-watering pastries. Based on Montana Avenue, Caffe Luxxe boasts minimalist décor and a coffee bar with marble countertops behind which professional baristas create signature artisanal espresso and other coffee creations. Caffe Luxxe micro-roasts a variety of sustainably-sourced coffee beans from around the world, including the signature Montenero Blend with strong notes of creamy caramel and dark chocolate.
925 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403, Phone: 310-394-2222
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3.Espresso Cielo - 2nd Street
© Espresso Cielo - 2nd Street
Espresso Cielo on a bright and sunny spot on 2nd Avenue that serves standard coffee offerings made with 49th Parallel Roasters coffee, loose-leaf teas, and a selection of freshly baked pastries. The café serves delicious breakfasts that include avocado toasts, breakfast burritos, and an array of egg dishes, and a lunch menu of fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, fermented baguettes packed with healthy meats and salads, and homemade, seasonal soup. Signature drinks on the menu include Tumeric Ginger Lattes, Tenzo Matcha, and Tea Lattes. The café has indoor and outdoor seating and offers complimentary wireless Internet.
1431 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-260-1268
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4.Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
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Located on Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Santa Monica, Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee is a cozy little spot tucked away from the heaving crowds on Main Street that serves coffee from Portland’s Stumptown Coffee Roasters and freshly made donuts in a variety of flavors. The award-winning café boasts bright décor and a warm and friendly atmosphere with a few communal tables and bar seats out front, however, most people just grab and go. Hailed as serving the best donuts on the West Coast, the café serves standard sugar and caramel donuts, as well as decadent signature, treats like the huckleberry cake donut.
631 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-587-0022
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5.Coffee Shops Near Me: Adelaide Coffeebar
© Adelaide Coffeebar
Located inside SocialEats on the 3rd Street Promenade, Adelaide Coffeebar is an Aussie-inspired coffee shop by day and a trendy but relaxed wine bar by night. The coffee shop serves an array of signature roasts by Vittoria Coffee, ranging from flat-whites to lattes, along with freshly baked cookies and pastries, and other light bites. The wine bar offers a selection of craft beers and casual wines from around the world, along with classic cocktails and light bar snacks.
1315 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 424-317-5429
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© Bulletproof Coffee
Bulletproof Coffee is a unique addition to the Santa Monic coffee scene that specializes in coffee drinks with added grass-fed butter or natural oils that claim to boost energy. The cozy café features a large natural wood communal dining table and lightboxes that adjust the light according to the time of day, creating a warm and welcoming ambiance. Signature drinks include coffee made with their own beans and a dollop of unsalted grass-fed butter, ghee, or MCT oil, along with a sizable lunch menu of protein-rich and energy-focused foods like roasted lamb bone broth and grass-fed beef steak.
3110 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-399-1764
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7.Coffee Shops Near Me: Cafe Bolivar
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Café Bolivar is a South American-style eatery on Ocean Park that specializes in South American arepas, organic sandwiches, and a selection of specialty locally-roasted coffees. The modern café has comfortable seating with prime seats by the window where customers can watch the world go by while they sip signature coffee drinks and tuck into freshly baked pastries. Fast, reliable Internet and a quiet, laid-back atmosphere make this little café a great spot for catching up on work or studying.
1741 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-581-2344
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8.Cora's Coffee Shoppe
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Cora's Coffee Shoppe is a quaint, hidden gem with an elegant, rustic vibe that serves award-winning cuisine in a chic yet relaxed setting. The café has a charming patio filled with bougainvillea and secluded seating and is renowned for its world-class Californian breakfast and lunch menus created by critically acclaimed chef Bruce Marder, owner of Capo and The Rooster. The café serves an inventive, organic selection of daytime and dinner dishes prepared from scratch and made with fresh locally sourced and organic California-farmed ingredients. Signature dishes include rotisserie tacos de carnitas, Wagyu ‘Kobe’ style beef burgers, daily fresh fish specials, and unique salads, and the cuisine is accompanied by a curated selection of fine wines and classic cocktails.
1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-451-9562
9.Crimson Mediterranean Cookhouse
© Crimson Mediterranean Cookhouse
Located in the Ocean Park Courtyard, Crimson Mediterranean Cookhouse is a Persian restaurant that has been serving freshly prepared Mediterranean-inspired cuisine for the past 35 years.
2901 Ocean Park Blvd #127, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-396-2400
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© Dogtown Coffee
Located on the corner of Main and Bay Street in Santa Monica in the landmark Jeff Ho Surfboards and Zephyr Productions space, Dogtown Coffee pays homage to the history of American skateboarding and surfing. The casual café and community hangout boasts a cool, laid-back vibe with surfing and skating posters, surfboards, and skateboards hanging on the walls, and serves a rustic and healthy all-day breakfast and lunch. The café also offers locally roasted and freshly brewed espresso drinks and specialty coffees like the sea salted caramel latte, which smacks of the ocean.
2003 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-310-3665
© Elabrew Coffee
Elabrew Coffee was established in 2011 and brings together high-quality coffee, outstanding customer service and unique artistic elements to offer an exceptional coffee experience. Based in the Colorado Center on Colorado Avenue, the modern shop features designer décor and furnishings and serves top-notch specialty coffee from Los Angeles-based Lightwave coffee roasters. The café also offers signature drinks like the lavender latte and matcha latte, a variety of teas, and a menu of handcrafted farm-to-table fare like breakfast burritos and gourmet sandwiches, freshly baked pastries, and other sweet treats.
2425 Colorado Ave b118, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: 310-453-8600
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© Funnel Mill
Funnel Mill is a low-key coffee shop on the popular Broadway thoroughfare in Santa Monica that is famous for serving a rare selection of coffee and tea. The contemporary-chic café has Asian inspired décor, rich drapery, and plush couches and serves perfectly brewed teas and locally roasted coffee on elegant silver trays with milk and sugar. Coffee is prepared with ethically sourced beans from countries around the world including Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, and Sumatra, and rare coffees like the Kopi Luwak which is made from beans that have passed through the digestive system of the Sumatran Paradoxurus are available to purchase.
930 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-393-1617
© GoodBoyBob coffee
Tucked away in an alleyway near 26th and Broadway, GoodBoyBob is a secret little espresso bar that oozes with charm and provides a cozy spot for great coffee away from the crowds on the main strip. The brainchild of Erich Joiner, founder of Tool of North America production company, and Nice Coffee’s Tyler Wells, GoodBoyBob Coffee has plush leather lounge chairs, a comfy mid-century sofa, a barista station, and tiered shaded bench seating outside. The café serves GoodBoyBob-labeled coffee beans, along with a menu of gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, and delectable Sugarbloom pastries.
2058 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: 818-452-5495
14.Coffee Near Me: Groundwork Coffee Co.
© Groundwork Coffee Co.
Groundwork Coffee is one a well-known and much-loved coffee chain with locations around Los Angeles that serves Angelenos organic, custom-blended coffee sourced from Brazil, Ethiopia, Mexico, and Peru. Founded in Venice Beach as a coffee, tea, and bookshop 25 years ago, the chain has grown into a nationwide coffee distribution business. The Santa Monica locale is based on Main Street and serves signature coffee drinks like horchata cold brew, nitro cold brew, and espresso milkshakes using regular or vegan ice cream. The café also serves a full food menu ranging from breakfast burritos and bagels with lox to umami rice bowls and short rib hash, as well as delicious pastries and other seasonal delicacies.
2908 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-452-8925
15.Coffee Shops Near Me: Kafe K
© Kafe K
Kafe K is a European-inspired bistro café on the bustling Main Street in the heart of Santa Monica that serves health-conscious breakfasts and lunch menus in a casual atmosphere. The little café has comfortable indoor seating and complimentary wireless Internet and sidewalk seats for alfresco-style dining. The sleek spot specializes in health-centric, organic, farm-fresh fare such as granola, yogurt parfait, breakfast sandwiches, fresh salads, homemade soups, and Italian-style sharing plates. The drinks menu includes espressos and cappuccinos, organic tea, and freshly squeezed fruit juices.
2209 Main St B, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-399-6369
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16.Le Macaron French Pastries Santa Monica
© Le Macaron French Pastries Santa Monica
Located at the corner of Euclid Street and Montana Avenue, Le Macaron French Pastries™ Santa Monica is an authentic French pastry café that is famous for its traditional French macarons, gelato, mouth-watering pastries, and European-style beverages. The elegant pastry shop and bakery has a pretty, outdoor terrace and patio with a distinct French ambiance and serves a delectable selection of handmade confectionary, including gourmet chocolates, classic French croissants, palmiers, and other pastries. It also serves creamy gelato in over 20 flavors and the café’s signature macarons. Freshly brewed French press coffee is served all day, along with various coffee varieties, tea, fresh fruit juice, and sipping hot chocolate.
1301 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403, Phone: 310-710-0508
17.Coffee Shops Near Me: Love Coffee Bar
© Love Coffee Bar
Love Coffee Bar is a specialty coffee concept store with modern, white-walled interiors and floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the space with natural light. The café has partnered with a variety of creative California based coffee roasters to provide organic, ethically sourced beans for an array of specialty coffee and espresso drinks. The café also serves artisan teas and signature drinks like lemonade iced coffee, which is worth a visit. A dog-friendly spacious back area is available for customers’ four-legged friends to stretch and play.
1732 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-392-3604
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Metro Café is a multi-use space that serves as a daily coffee shop throughout the week, a coworking space during the week known as the Metro Co-Lab, and a church on Sundays. The coffee shop has modern décor and plenty of natural light that floods in through several large windows, and an outdoor garden offers a tranquil spot to enjoy a great cup of coffee. The café serves a variety of gourmet coffees ranging from espresso, macchiatos, and cappuccinos to lattes and other coffee-based beverages. It also offers freshly baked pastries and other light snacks and has a warm and welcoming ambiance.
603 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 424-272-8774
© MoGo Coffee
Coffee shop serving hot drinks, smoothies & light fare in a casual storefront space.
1434 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-393-9593
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20.Coffee Near Me: Philz Coffee
© Philz Coffee
Philz Coffee is a family-owned coffee chain and Bay Area import that specializes in selling and serving single-origin beans and customized blends created from different types of beans from around the world. Located in Downtown Santa Monica, the spacious coffeehouse has long communal tables and benches and a street-side patio with bright orange chairs. Professional baristas conjure up specialty coffee creations like the Mocha Tesora and a Mint Mojito Iced Coffee, along with unique tea blends, such as Istanbul with dried fruit and licorice and green tea with butter and herbs. A full food menu offers seasonal, handmade dishes like bagels with ricotta honey and pistachio, labneh and zaatar toasts, and mouth-watering pastries.
525 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Phone: 310-451-9500
© Posh Café
Posh Cafe is a casual French café that serves French and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Located on Wiltshire Boulevard in mid-city Santa Monica, the café uses time-honored French and Moroccan infused recipes to create delicious plates of gourmet sandwiches, homemade soups, fresh salads, and light fare. The café serves world-class Italian brand Danesi Coffee and handcrafted pastries delivered daily from Sweet Nuns and fresh bread exclusively from Bread Lounge. The café also offers a variety of gluten-free and vegan options.
1620 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403, Phone: 310-310-8209
22.Primo Passo Coffee Co.
© Primo Passo Coffee Co.
Primo Passo Coffee Co. is a family-owned specialty coffee company and boutique coffee shop on Montana Avenue that serves high quality, locally roasted small-batch coffee, and a variety of fresh baked sweets. The casual coffeehouse features minimalist décor, high tables inside and communal benches outside, and stylish glass-enclosed spaces with high ceilings. The coffee menu features a rotating list of microbrews made from globally-sourced Stumptown beans, a variety of teas, cold-pressed juice, freshly baked pastries, and grab-and-go eats.
702 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403, Phone: 323-546-4702
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23.Coffee Shops Near Me: Priscio Coffee & Sandwiches
© Priscio Coffee & Sandwiches
Priscio Coffee & Sandwiches is an Italian-inspired café that brings the tastes and flavors of Italy to Santa Monica. The café serves standard coffee drinks like cappuccinos, lattes, macchiatos, americanos, and single and double shot espressos, along with seasonal specialty drinks, all made with imported Italian coffee and freshly brewed on-site. The deli-style café offers gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, antipasti platters of charcuterie meats, cheeses, and olives, and delectable desserts, homemade cakes, pastries, and other sweet treats.
1912 Broadway #100, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: 310-309-9463
Uplifters Kitchen is a casual breakfast and lunchtime spot in Ocean Park that serves Stumptown coffee and a selection of breakfast biscuits, scones, cakes, muffins, and pastries. Founded by Elisabet Spaulding and Tara Amiel, the café has minimalist décor and a chic, eclectic vibe and draws a local crowd of office workers and residents in the area. The café also offers a variety of teas by Art of Tea, beverages by Better Booch, and pressed juices from Juice Love, and breakfast and lunch items like gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, and flatbreads.
2819 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-664-8868
25.Urth Caffe Santa Monica
© Urth Caffé Santa Monica
Urth Caffé is a bustling, fast-paced coffee shop that is famous for its exclusive heirloom, organic coffees, hand-selected imported teas, and health-conscious, farm-to-table menus for breakfast and lunch. The family-owned and operated café uses the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients to create innovative dishes like omelets, breakfast sandwiches, health bowls, and fresh salads. Urth Caffé serves a variety of regular coffee drinks like americano, cappuccino, macchiato, and espresso, along with specialty coffee drinks, loose-leaf teas, and fresh juices, and is open for delivery and takeout.
2327 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405, Phone: 310-314-7040
25 Best Coffee Shops in Santa Monica
- Bluestone Lane Santa Monica Coffee Shop, Photo: Bluestone Lane Santa Monica Coffee Shop
- Caffe Luxxe, Photo: Caffe Luxxe
- Espresso Cielo - 2nd Street, Photo: Espresso Cielo - 2nd Street
- Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee, Photo: Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
- Coffee Shops Near Me: Adelaide Coffeebar, Photo: Adelaide Coffeebar
- Bulletproof Coffee, Photo: Bulletproof Coffee
- Coffee Shops Near Me: Cafe Bolivar, Photo: Cafe Bolivar
- Cora's Coffee Shoppe, Photo: Cora's Coffee Shoppe
- Crimson Mediterranean Cookhouse, Photo: Crimson Mediterranean Cookhouse
- Dogtown Coffee, Photo: Dogtown Coffee
- Elabrew Coffee, Photo: Elabrew Coffee
- Funnel Mill, Photo: Funnel Mill
- GoodBoyBob coffee, Photo: GoodBoyBob coffee
- Coffee Near Me: Groundwork Coffee Co., Photo: Groundwork Coffee Co.
- Coffee Shops Near Me: Kafe K, Photo: Kafe K
- Le Macaron French Pastries Santa Monica, Photo: Le Macaron French Pastries Santa Monica
- Coffee Shops Near Me: Love Coffee Bar, Photo: Love Coffee Bar
- Metro Cafe, Photo: mnimage/stock.adobe.com
- MoGo Coffee, Photo: MoGo Coffee
- Coffee Near Me: Philz Coffee, Photo: Philz Coffee
- Posh Cafe, Photo: Posh Café
- Primo Passo Coffee Co., Photo: Primo Passo Coffee Co.
- Coffee Shops Near Me: Priscio Coffee & Sandwiches, Photo: Priscio Coffee & Sandwiches
- Uplifters Kitchen, Photo: Montri/stock.adobe.com
- Urth Caffe Santa Monica, Photo: Urth Caffé Santa Monica
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