Some of the best coffee shops in the country call East Bay home. From independent shops to roasters, the region is filled with baristas instilling their artistry in each cup they create. Coffee shops continue to surface all over town – and Bay Area natives are here for it! Here are some of the local favorites! 

Blue Bottle Coffee (North Oakland)

            A little coffee heaven! Home to arguably the best coffee in the Bay, Blue Bottle Coffee brews their coffee fresh every day. Although they have multiple stores around the Bay, their North Oakland shop is located in the historic W.C. Morse Building. Awed with 1920’s architecture, the building is a perfect place to get inspired, connect with people, or even take free brewing classes! 

Highwire (West Berkeley) 

            Highwire coffee was started by three people whose desire was to source and craft coffees for everyone to enjoy. Some of their smooth, balanced brews will make you fall in love! Their West Berkeley location offers a work-friendly environment with cold brews on tap. They now serve customers in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and the San Francisco’s Ferry Building Farmer’s Market. 

Artís Coffee (West Berkeley)

            Most people are drinking coffee that is roasted in large factories, where it can take weeks for it to arrive on store shelves. That’s why Artís Coffee is introducing Live-Roast! And yes, you can see it too! Located in West Berkeley, their shop is open, bright, and full of amazing brewing coffees. Artís is committed to roasting the freshest coffee, one pound at a time. 

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