A note to any coffee lover who didn’t live here ten plus years ago: You are experiencing a very different (much improved) landscape. For traditionalists, San Diego is stacked with places that pull very good espresso shots and add to them only foam or milk. For culinary explorers, the region has a rich patchwork of cafes doing fun, creative drinks that fortunately start off with a base coffee made from locally roasted beans.
A new generation of roasters with the passion, knowledge, and drive to make better coffee is thriving thanks to an audience thirsty for quality coffee.
This map has a few kinds of java spots: long established, venerated roasters, a handful of newcomers, and some who broke ground to help lift up the local coffee game. San Diego is lucky to have them all.
NOTE: Map points are listed geographically.Read More