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“Cozy, maybe too cozy. Great coffee. Great service.”

Peet's Coffee & Tea
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Manhattan
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cozy, maybe too cozy. Great coffee. Great service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2012 via mobile

Authentic PEETS coffee from a dedicated PEETS store is always a great cup of coffee. Staff is friendly and attentive. The store is in a small space and has limited inside and outside seating. Because it is cramped, expect to be friendly with the other customers. If you are new to this location, walk in and the line is on the LEFT and U-turns at the back of the store. A bit awkward as the place the line forms is the same place some people are standing while their espresso drinks are made. So, you can simple ask the customers if they are in line. I am not a fan of the pastries offered at Peet's so I got a bagel from next door. The location is at a juncture between locals and visitors so you get the best of both.

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  • English first
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English first
Manhattan Beach, California
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great coffee!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

Nice change from the formula of the chains. Order a latte in a ceramic mug, sit on the front patio, relax and watch the world go by...

Visited July 2012
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Manhattan Beach, California
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best coffee in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

Still $3.00 for a great (small) cappuccino with two shots. Tasty, robust coffee and a great crew who deliver friendly service. Some long lines for coffee in the morning - tells a story right there.

Visited May 2012
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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Former Starbucks patron, now a Peet's devotee!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

The coffee here is just phenomenal! I am a latte addict and used to go to Starbucks where I would almost always be disappointed in the watery tasting lattes. Then, I went to Peet's. I never go to Starbucks anymore. Their soy lattes at Peet's are to die for!! They don't use sickenly sweet vanilla soy milk. You can sweeten it to your own taste. I like mine plain. Their pastries are amazing and service is excellent!!! The one in MB is great for people watching too! Love my Peet's coffee!

Visited May 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Coffee - Bring Your Own Mug”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2012

You're paying good money for great coffee. You should enjoy it in a ceramic mug, not a throwaway paper one. Ask for a ceramic mug, or better yet, bring your travel mug. You'll get a discount on the coffee.

The Peet behind Peet's Coffee inspired the founders of Starbucks.

Visited January 2012
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