Top 10 Coffee Shops In Long Beach, California - Updated 2021

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Everyone knows the saying “there’s nothing like a good cup of coffee to start the day”, right? Well, a good cup of coffee is fitting for any occasion be it in the morning, on a beautiful afternoon or at night if you have a long night ahead. At home, on the beach, at the roadside, anywhere is great for that great cup of flavor and energy. Enjoy it however you like; be it black, a frappuccino, macchiato, hot or cold, you name it. There’s never not a time for it. Not many realize that what adds to the drink is the company you share it with and that’s what makes coffee shops so magical. And if you find the right one, you won’t even notice the hours going by. So if you find yourself strolling along the area, check out these top coffee shops in Long Beach, California.

1. Lord Windsor Coffee

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Lord Windsor Coffee is a nice little laid-back coffee shop on 3rd Street. The biggest factors pertaining to a good cup of coffee include the growth of the plant itself, it’s processing, roasting and finally the brew. Lord Windsor may be a bit pricier at around 2 USD for a cup of coffee, but you can be sure that it is of the highest quality. They source exotic coffee beans from around the world to give customers a wide variety of rich flavors. The coffee shop is filled with the soothing aroma of fresh beans and decorated with pleasing shades of brown and lush plants all around. It is the perfect atmosphere to kick back and relax with a book.

Lord Winsor Coffee

Address: 1101 E 3rd St, Long Beach, CA 90802, United States

Website: Lord Winsor Coffee

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8am - 1pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 3pm

2. Steelhead Coffee

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Steelhead coffee offers finely brewed artisan coffee, espressos and more. They have a wide variety of coffee that tastes exquisite as they use only top quality beans. In addition to their fine selection of drinks, they also have freshly baked goods such as donuts, croissants and more, to heighten your experience. They currently have three branches in Long Beach. Their coffee shops have a nice mellow vibe to them with eye-catching art on the walls. The branch on Long Beach Boulevard is an outdoor take-out shop with an open-air seating area, perfect for a nice sunny day.

Steelhead Coffeet

Address: 1208 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807, United States

Website: Steelhead Coffee

Opening hours: 7am - 3pm (daily)

3. Portfolio Coffee House

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Portfolio Coffee house on 4th Street is the place to be for lovers of the amber liquid. Portfolio uses Illy coffee as their house blend that features espresso roast for its delicate balance of fruity, sweet, chocolaty and caramel-like flavor from the Arabica beans. They are greatly known for their blended drinks and dark coffee. If you find yourself running a little hungry, worry not. They offer a variety of healthy sandwiches, wraps, and salads to satisfy your cravings, as well as pastries for your sweet tooth. The shop itself has a classic retro feel to it and has been a neighborhood favorite since 1989.

Portfolio Coffee House

Address: 2300 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814, United States

Website: Portfolio Coffee House

Opening hours: 6:30am - 7pm (daily)

4. Recreational Coffee

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Voted as Long Beach’s best coffee shop back in 2015, Recreational Coffee will not disappoint. They are known for their unique creations such as the espresso shake and iced basil coffee. Not to mention, their appetizing breakfast and lunch menu. You can find Recreational Coffee along Long Beach Boulevard. It’ll give you that classic coffee shop vibe with the brick walls and wood tile floors, but has a nice artsy touch with its wall murals and decor. It is the perfect place for breakfast before starting your day or at night to unwind. And if you’re looking for a very community-centered coffee shop, this is the place to be. Swing by on weekends for their public cuppings where they teach different ways of brewing coffee to the community!

Recreational Coffee

Address: 237 Long Beach Blvd suite a, Long Beach, CA 90802, United States

Website: Recreational Coffee

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 7pm; Sat - Sun: 7am - 8pm

5. Rose Park Roasters

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Rose Park Roasters is a laid-back coffee shop along 4th Street, perfect for hanging out with your friends or scheduling meetings. The shop looks simple yet elegant and catches your attention with a wall that says “Welcome to the process” which is actually highlighting their specialty coffee and all the work they put into it from the sourcing of the beans all the way to the brewing of the coffee. They also partnered with a professional chef to craft a menu that perfectly compliments their coffee. Deliveries are made at the doorstep since that’s how they started, but if you’re in the area, definitely swing by.

Rose Park Roasters

Address: 3044 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814, United States

Website: Rose Park Roasters

Opening hours: 7am - 4pm (daily)

6. Tierra Mia Coffee

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Tierra Mia Coffee is found along the Pacific Coast Highway. This Latino coffee shop is best known for their frappuccinos and its Latino inspired creations such as their blended horchata frappe. They will surely bring you a fresh new take on all the drinks you know and love by adding a dash of Latino spice to them. They do not have Wi-Fi, so it might not be the best place if you need the internet to get some work done; although it is definitely a nice place to relax.

Tierra Mia Coffee

Address: 425 CA-1, Long Beach, CA 90806, United States

Website: Tierra Mia Coffee

Opening hours: 6am - 12am (daily)

7. COPA Coffee

COPA stands for “The Coffee Parlor”. It is a specialty coffee shop that boasts amazing ingredients, with everything made from scratch. The time and effort they put into serving the customers what they want is parallel to no other cafe. No cans, pre-mixes or any pre-made ingredients are used, thus staying true to what they believe in. They are also known for light-medium roast single-origin coffee. They get all their coffee from one farm to ensure the absolute best quality control for the beans, which in turn guarantees you the best cup of coffee.

COPA Coffee

Address: 2944 Clark Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815, United States

Website: COPA Coffee

Opening hours: Wed - Sun: 8am - 2pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

8. Wolf's Brew Coffee

Focusing on Central American beans, Wolf’s Brew Coffee has teamed up with four other coffee shops namely - Recreational Coffee, Saint Frank, Sightglass and Legal Speed to bring you the widest variety of the most exquisite coffee you’ll ever have. They also carry vegan donuts sourced from The Caffeinated Kitchen. This is a nice little coffee shop conducive to creativity and supportive of art, as they have a separate mini-art gallery for local artists to display their work! Definitely a place to head to if you are in Long Beach.

Wolf's Brew Coffee

Address: 4145 Norse Way, Long Beach, CA 90808, United States

Website: Wolf’s Brew Coffee

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm; Sat: 10am - 5pm; Sun: 10am - 4pm

9. Fox Coffee House

Fox Coffee House serves you aromatic and tasty craft coffee as well as vegan baked goods and sandwiches. It is a nice space on Willow Street. The shop has a hip and artsy vibe to it, making it a great place for the youth flock to. You can find cool chalk-based artwork on the walls that have a blackboard-like finish as well as on the counter. The next time you head to Long Beach, definitely grab a bite and sip on a coffee at this cool place.

Fox Coffee House

Address: 437 W Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90806, United States

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 7am - 6pm; Sat: 7am - 8pm

10. The Merchant

The Merchant is a cute little coffee shop that serves specialty coffee and numerous baked goods like bagels, as well as vegan selections such as vegan chocolate. The interior gives you a nice and calm vibe and is perfect for those who require a temporary workspace. There is also an outside sitting area, great for a nice sunny day. Grab one of their signature coffees and have a good time, either by yourself or with your friends and family.

The Merchant

Address: 4121 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90807, United States

Website: The Merchant

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 6am - 3pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 3pm

Grab your cup now

Top 10 coffee shops in Long Beach, California
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So for all the coffee lovers out there, if you ever find yourself craving some coffee or even just a nice space to spend some time at, head to some of the spots mentioned on this list. With the abundance of shops in the area and the growing community of brewers and roasters, you will surely find one on this list that will exceed your expectations!

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Daniel Singson is a Metro Manila-based freelance travel writer currently taking up his last semester at De La Salle University to obtain his bachelor's degree in Marketing Management. As a retired...Read more

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