Top 5 Local Coffee Shops ~ San Diego

If you’re anything like us, we are huge coffee drinkers! We like to start off every morning with a hot fresh-brewed coffee (or iced coffee) here at the Salty Cali office! 
One of the great things about living in San Diego- besides the weather, beaches and great food- are the aesthetically pleasing and delicious coffee shops! But with so many to choose from the options can be overwhelming! 
As a local San Diego business, we appreciate and love to support small businesses in the community. Our Salty Cali team wants to give you the exclusive on the best locally owned coffee cafes! If you find yourself in the Pacific Beach area, check these places out! 

1. Seaside Surf Cafe - Bird Rock  

This eco-friendly cafe is perfect to grab a coffee and a delectable fresh acai bowl. Even better is you can enjoy it with the Bird Rock ocean view right in front of you! After a relaxing meal, browse through their shopping section to find women & men’s apparel, cute bikinis, beachy gifts or our lovely Salty Cali jewelry! 

Our top pick: Chocolate Acai Bowl 

Located in Birdrock
5509 La Jolla Blvd. 

La Jolla, CA 92037 


2. Pacific Bean  

We always enjoy going to Pacific Bean, especially when we are greeted by the friendly owner, Peter! The cozy cafe will remind you of home with the welcoming staff and warm ambiance. Not to mention, they have a variety of 30 different flavored mochas!  

Our top pick: Mudslide Mocha

Located in Pacific Beach 
712 Garnet Ave
San Diego, California


3. Caffe Veloce

We love business run by our local San Diegans- even their coffee beans are locally roasted! This cute little coffee shack is the perfect quick drive thru to grab your favorite coffee on the way to work! There's no electronic intercom to greet you in the morning, just the local baristas/ owners at the window! 

Our top pick: Locally Roasted Hot Coffee

Located in Pacific Beach
4450 Ingraham Street
San Diego, CA 92109


4. Current Collective

Not only is this our favorite shop for local art, home decor or eco-friendly gifts-- But its also the best place to get coffee and açaí bowl in Ocean Beach! You can sip on a creamy latte while shopping from cute local products, including our collection! 

Our Top Pick: Nut Milk Latte & Acai Bowls

Located in Ocean Beach
5032 Niagara Ave

San Diego, CA 92107


5. Java Earth Cafe

Java Earth Cafe is infused with the Pacific Beach positive energy! With the warm local feeling and endless breakfast options, you’ll find yourself here more than once! Java Earth Cafe is known for its freshly made avocado toast and great tasting coffee! Give it a try next time you find yourself in PB!

Our top pick: Avocado Toast

Located in Pacific Beach
4978 Cass Street

San Diego, CA 92109 



✨ Stay Salty 


Published by: Melinda Henesy

Date: November 23rd, 2019