Hello coffee mavens! Take a virtual tour of the best coffee shops in San Diego with The Nardcast and Your Brandista. We will be giving you a caffeinated sneak peek into some of our favorite coffee shops in San Diego, so prepare to be caffeinated!
Are you looking for a trendy, modern coffee shop with a great vibe? Better Buzz’s location in Hillcrest is the right place! Great music with a bustling atmosphere, this coffee shop is perfect for those days where you need to get the creative juices pumping. This coffee shop is great for coworking with other creatives, hosting meetings as you can reserve their conference room for meetings, an awesome ambiance, and a great selection of both coffee and food. Don’t forget to snap a photo or selfie in front of the unique decor items that this location boasts.
Located in the charming, walkable neighborhood of Bankers Hill is West Bean, a San Diego based coffee brand and shop with a bold appeal. Not only is the coffee at West Bean spectacular, but this space is ideal for those who work remotely and need a more zen environment to hone in on projects. Beautiful and bright white walls, plenty of natural lighting, with touches of green elements, West Bean in Bankers Hill is an oasis. On the favorites list: the Salted Caramel Latte (hot or iced) or the traditional Vanilla Latte (hold or iced).
James Coffee in Little Italy is a truly unique spot. Tucked towards the back of a local bazaar, James Coffee boasts dark elements of wood with bright, neon signage. This speaks to the hearts of design fanatics everywhere. With plenty of communal-style tables and booths, James Coffee has the right amount of plugs and space for working remotely with small or large groups. Grab your coworking pals or colleagues and get to work! On the favorites list: their selection of baked goods and pastries both savory and sweet. The perfect pick-me-up mid-afternoon.
With a location in North Park and South Park, Communal Coffee is an influencers paradise. Cute signage on the outside, flowers, patio-perfect setups, and much more can be found at both of these locations. Communal Coffee in South Park boasts a beautiful garden like setup so escape with your phone or a good book to unwind or charge up before getting into the daily work grind.
As branding nerds, Dark Horse is #onbrand in our eyes. With an “out-of-the-bag” name, well-designed merchandise, and coffee that speaks to the soul, it is hard not to fall hard for Dark Horse. Grab a latte at Dark Horse to go, and explore the caffeinated sights and sounds of our fine city. San Diego is meant to explore, all with a good coffee in hand.
What are your favorite coffee shops in San Diego? Share them with us in the comments below!