Town Square

Post a New Topic

Good Coffee After 9:00 pm?

Original post made by Help! on Aug 22, 2013

Does anyone know a place to get and drink good coffee after 9:00pm in Palo Alto?

Peets, Starbucks, Philz, and the specialty shops all seem to close at or before 9:00.

TIA

Comments (7)

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 22, 2013 at 9:17 pm

Cafe Venetia on Univ is open til 11pm & later on weekends. Coupa's open til 11pm. You're asking here instead of Yelping it? Yelp may have some updated suggestions :-)


Posted by Crescent Park Dad, a resident of Crescent Park
on Aug 23, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Starbucks on the corner of ECR and Stanford Ave. stays open until 11.


Posted by yelp my @....., a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:19 am

re Yelp - never support Yelp - they extort small businesses

back on topic - good question, and answers!


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:57 am

Yeah, but thing w/Yelp is that you can look up a type of business & city, find a list of them & check the details. It's very easy to then find a place close by that's open.


Posted by yelp my @....., a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Hmmm, I don't disagree, Yap gets high placement when you google a biz.

But ask any small biz owner about Yalp's tactics and constant calls ("pay us and you can control the negative reviews") and they will tell you the scelp business model seems more akin to a couple 'Wiseguys' knocking on the door.

No offense to wiseguys, of course....

;-)

Agree with you that a quick google gets you most of the relevant info someone needs on a first pass anyway.

Now... back to COFFEE!!


Posted by Help!, a resident of South of Midtown
on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:16 am

Well, I did try Cafe Venetia and Coupa Cafe. They are indeed open late, and they both have excellent coffee and espresso drinks. Worth the trip. Thanks for the suggestions. Both also have dangerously attractive sweets.


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Sep 21, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Well, gosh, that darn evil Yelp did help. Glad you enjoyed!


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 3,159 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,408 views

Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,348 views

SJSU Center for Steinbeck Studies to Honor Author Khaled Hosseini on Weds Sept 10
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 793 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 347 views