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Spike's Coffee & Tea

4117 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2422
+1 415-626-5573
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18 Jan 2018
“Respite from the rain”
7 Oct 2017
“My type of place!”
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6:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
4117 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2422
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy afternoon with time to kill before dinner. Was greeted by very friendly counter staff. Perfect place to enjoy the scene and wait out the rain. Coffee was good and I felt welcomed.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Called into Spike's for a coffee and cake and discovered a proper neighbourhood coffee shop where my wife and I were instantly made to feel welcome. A great cup of coffee along with a "naughty but nice" cake in surroundings that made it enjoyable to...More

Thank mrbob999
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Love it love it!!! I've been coming here for years!!! Great staff and wonderful coffee And please buy some while you're at it Keep it going staff you're doing great 👍

Thank Elias B
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Spikes is a bit of a legend around The Castro. Serves up great coffees, teas and hot chocolate. Also fantastic toasted sandwiches and toast. Very small but service is really good. A must try. Pet friendly.

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Vintage sf and great place for dog lovers. Sit out front w the locals and say hi to the numerous local dogs that stop for a visit and Treat!! Good coffee and good people. Xo

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The coffee was good and the service very friendly, but the atmosphere is very sad and doesn't invite to sit there.

Thank Carla1100
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice stop for a coffee. Moreover, you can bring to your home a funny mug with Spike's picture, the mascot dog of this cosy place

Thank Cedric B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I really love the comfy homey feel of Spike's - it's a neighborhood gem filled with locals, families, and really great people (and their pets :). The service is friendly and fast, and everything from the drip coffee to the pastries is consistently fresh. I...More

Thank kkbirds
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Spike's was the neighborhood coffee shop on my stay, about a block away from my apartment rental. Pretty simple inside, with a wide selection of pre-prepared pastries, everything from bagels with your choice of stuff on them to ham and cheese croissants, muffins, etc. They...More

Thank DragonwMatches
Reviewed 9 November 2013

I have been a regular at spikes for the last 4 years , I always stop by when I stay in the castro. They make a glorious cup of coffee , they have that rare talent of making the bean come alive so you can...More

1  Thank Andyjen66
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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US$5 - US$10
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4117 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-5573
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Spike's prides itself on being the best independent coffeehouse in the neighborhood and perhaps the city. We promptly serve the best coffee and carefully prepare each espresso beverage to our customers' delight. We dearly value our customers and learn your names and preferences. We seek to always provide you with exemplary service and consistently delicious beverage made with love, care and expedience. If you live here or are visiting the city, come and get an authentic San Francisco CASTRO only experience!
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