The Best Mission Bay Coffee Shops⁠— And How to Live Nearby

Sean Mamola  |  September 12, 2022

The Best Mission Bay Coffee Shops⁠— And How to Live Nearby

Whether you’re looking for a delicious cup of joe or taking a break from searching for homes for sale in Mission Bay, San Francisco offers plenty of great coffee shops. From small “mom and pop” shops to franchise chains, there are a plethora of options at your disposal. Kick back and grab your favorite “pick-me-up” drink from one of the best Mission Bay coffee shops below.

The Mission Bay real estate market is booming, and now is a great time to get in on the action. Houses in the area are selling slightly below the asking price, which means they’re selling faster than ever. If you’re looking to relocate to Mission Bay, find out how to live nearby below.

Philz Coffee

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Open 5:30 AM to 5 PM on weekdays, and 6 AM to 6 PM on the weekends, Philz Coffee serves up an expansive menu of coffee, tea, and breakfast items. With over 35 locations in the Bay Area alone, this successful coffee chain has been brewing the good stuff for over 25 years. Blends range from two to seven beans from across the globe. You can even take their signature coffee home with their popular subscription service, which delivers coffee beans directly to your door.

Cafe Réveille

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Located right in the heart of Mission Bay, Cafe Réveille is a sophisticated café serving eclectic American fare and great coffee. Open Monday to Sunday from 7AM-5PM for breakfast and lunch, including their popular weekend brunch specials, enjoy everything from hearty breakfast sandwiches, scrumptious shakshukas, açai bowls with housemade granola, classic burgers on brioche buns, and kale salads. With four locations across the Bay Area (and gift cards available for purchase!) Cafe Réveille is the perfect spot if you want something hearty, light, or anything in between.

Cento Coffee

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Established in 2008, Cento Coffee has cultivated a dedicated following that regularly dines at one of its two locations in San Francisco. This coffee shop is known by coffee lovers as a key player in the current thriving specialty coffee scene in the Bay Area. In 2015, owner John Quintos teamed up with Alex Roberts, a master roaster, to debut the Cento Coffee Brand, which resulted in the creation of three different unique blends: African Presence, Clutch, and Slow Jam. They also make an incredible egg sandwich that’s worth ordering alongside your brew!

SPRO Coffee Lab

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SPRO coffee lab is a single trailer located in Mission Bay’s food truck park known as SPARK Social SF. However, don’t be fooled by the food trailer aesthetic. This unique shop serves up some seriously good specialty craft coffee drinks and experimental mocktails. If you are feeling hungry, you can also sample their inventive eats that combine culinary techniques that can only be described as food science. Order from their physical location or from the comfort of your home on delivery apps such as Doordash, Postmates, and UberEats.

Blue Bottle Coffee

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No list of the best coffee shops in Mission Bay would be complete without Blue Bottle Coffee. Located on 4th Street, this café sources great coffees, roasts them to perfection, and serves them fresh to you. Open seven days a week from 6:30 AM to 4 PM, Blue Bottle Coffee is a staple of the community. Try their expansive menu of coffee drinks and tea, or order from their menu of delicious pastries and quick bites. With plenty of outdoor and indoor seating, you will feel right at home at this coffee shop.

How to find homes for sale in Mission Bay

There’s a shifting market for  Mission Bay real estate, with bidding wars becoming less common as competition slows. With homes in the area typically selling for around $1.2 million—which is slightly below most listing prices of around $1.7 million—and lasting 25 days on the market, prospective buyers may be less at the mercy of sellers for the first time in awhile, yet an experienced realtor on their side will help them execute the smoothest transaction possible.

If you’re looking to get in on these opportunities, contact an experienced Mission Bay real estate agent that can help you navigate the waters of the local market. Contact today to find the home of your dreams in the Bay Area.

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