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Great Bear Coffee

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19 N Santa Cruz Ave, Frnt, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5965
+1 408-395-8607
07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Napa Valley, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Happy Birthday Amy - April 3rd! (Now going on 11 years) Go to the Restaurant for your free birthday cake and ice cream on your birthday! After swimming in the warm water pool at Lupin for the last 10 years, you deserve it. No wonder you are such a good swimmer!

Thank orodrive103
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Charming local coffee shop - if I lived close by, I know it would by my place to hang out, enjoy the great coffee and the people watching...... At my friend's suggestion, I got their famous Chocolate Coffee Cream (aka the CCC) and it was divine!! It's a cold option that is smooth, chocolatey and seriously tasty! They also have... More 

Thank FLGreekGirl
Monterey County, California
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is my jam! If I lived close to this place, I would be here every day. Great assortment of drinks, and freshly roasted coffee. Quirky atmosphere that reminds me of an old ice cream parlor. Prices seemed reasonable - and, this is Silicon Valley. Great place to hang and drink coffee. Also a great place to get some work... More 

Thank C-Note831
Belgrade, Serbia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place and good coffee.staff is nice.free wifi is always a good thing :) prices are ok. I would regularly drink coffee here if possible :)

Thank Далибор М
Palo Alto, California
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427 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Came in with a friend for a cup of coffee. Charming place with friendly staff. They also had a good display of desserts but we didn't go there. Nice place to just veg out and enjoy your friendship

Thank Marcia K
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

My wife "discovered" this the other day. She brought me some expresso beans. It turned into a very good cup. So I visited again this morning to have the barista make me one. It was just great. A perfect pull. Beans are roasted in house. We will go back. Too good not to.

Thank Surjoe
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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153 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I had just finished a 50km / 30mi bicycle ride on the Los Gatos Creek Trail. New to Los Gatos, I was on the prowl for a coffee and a nibble. I saw the "Great Bear Coffee" sign across the road, did a u-turn as soon as I could, leaned my bike against the tree outside the shop, and went... More 

Thank AlchemyRider
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579 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

You can just feel how homey and relaxing this place is when you enter the door. Real variety of people at the tables from moms to families to people at their computers. They serve small pastries and dishes such as quiche, soups, etc. Good coffee but their hot chocolate is excellent!

Thank pglaw
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a local meet-and-greet hang out that has the best coffee in town. My husband and I were visiting our son over the Christmas holiday and had the pleasure of hanging out one Saturday morning. We struck up a friendly conversation with a gentleman sitting next to our table and had the best of times chatting and sipping fresh... More 

United States
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Perfect spot to perk up while shopping in downtown Los Gatos. Always friendly service and a good vibe.

Thank winewriter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 N Santa Cruz Ave, Frnt, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5965
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-395-8607

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