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“Great spot. With a great staff.”
Review of Lofty Coffee

Lofty Coffee
Ranked #2 of 20 Coffee & Tea in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Lofty Coffee is a great little coffee shop in a nice spot just on the edge of Encinitas – and right off the Pacific Coast Highway.

The food here is really good, and they make a nice hot chocolate in addition to their fine coffee. They have an interesting menu, and a very modern yet comfortable setup both inside and out on the patio.

The staff here is excellent. Hard-working, creative, fun and quite beautiful. They always keep things interesting.

The beach is just a few blocks away, as is downtown Encinitas. Parking can be found without too much trouble on most days, in the blocks all around the coffee shop. Access to the I-5 freeway (which I would not rate quite so favorably) is also just around the corner, right off Encinitas Blvd, about a block south of here.

Overall, this is an excellent spot. Go check it out. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Dylan B
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

The Lofty Coffee was just down the alley from our lodging at the Moonlight Beach Motel. Convenient sure, but the coffee wasn't anything to write home about. Breakfast was OK, but for a place with 'coffee' in it's name, I was expecting better. The Starbucks instant I made in the room had a stronger flavor.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

We had been looking for independent places to get a coffee in the area and just discovered Lofty Coffee in the Lofts work/live complex near Moonlight Beach. I like the emphasis on quality coffee, not tons of fancy add ons. That said I had a "special" (there were 3 listed in a chalk board), a salted caramel latte and it was incredible! No, not salty at all but a wonderful, toasted, not-too-sweet caramel essence. Nice seating outdoors or in, plenty of street parking. We will be back.

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Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 19 November 2015
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