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Philz Coffee

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3191 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-3044
+1 650-251-9798
06:00 - 20:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I been around coffee over 30 years and I still have problem with their concept. they are over charging for what they offer - it is not worth it. I am sure this is the trend but it will not last long.

Thank Michael T
Land O Lakes, Florida
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439 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Really unique concept and good coffee. Friendly staff. Nice outdoor seating. Parking is limited. Parking lot entrance is on Middlefield. Loma Verde is only an exit.

Thank 13betty
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visit Philz every time we are visiting our son at Stanford. It doesn't matter which location you go to - it will be crowded. I've loved all the coffee I have had. (The Mint Mojito Iced Coffee is full of fresh mint - a little too minty for my taste. I'm sure I could have requested less had a... More 

Thank Cindy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Line out the door... Best coffee hands down. Each cup is personally brewed. I recommend the Jacobs Wonderbar dark roast. Extra strong without the bitter.

Thank Mandi S
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

First time at Phil's and loved it! Awesome wall murals, fresh mint coffee and super friendly staff! Our barista thought she took 'a little longer' to re-make my coffee as sone grinds fell into the cup , and have us a free drink card on the house!

Thank LisaHuang_FC
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

If you really enjoy coffee, this is the place for you. The ladies working behind the counter know their coffee and can recommend a good cup of joe. I am a lifelong fan and wish I had philz coffee in South Carolina.

Thank Jose S
Portola Valley, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This coffee house like other Philz has excellent coffee prepared by friendly barristas, but this one has a lovely internet-friendly garden for outside sipping.

Thank Anruth
Surprise, Arizona
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

And YES, I asked for a latte. They don't make them but they can come close, he said. I did kind of enjoy the experience because it's different from all the others and maybe next time I'll try to conform to their idea of the coffee experience. However, when you want your usual on vacation latte experience, this ain't it.... More 

Thank Steven S
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

I went to Philz several times when I was in town. I was so impressed. This is GOOD coffee. Good things come to those who wait, and wait you will...if you are of the Starbucks generation who expect your coffee within a minute or two, you will be disappointed. The hardest decision is deciding what blends to try. I told... More 

Thank Salsajo
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Good coffee and fun to watch them make it. Friendly people. Busy place, so others must agree. But line moves plenty fast.

Thank Mark R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3191 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306-3044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-251-9798

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?