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Pony Expresso

5182 Hwy 49 North, Mariposa, CA 95338
+1 209-966-5053
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chai” (2 reviews)
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5182 Hwy 49 North, Mariposa, CA 95338
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to and plenty of parking...the aroma of coffee fills the air,,,home style comforts awaits you...friendly service and a wonderful choice of cinnamon rolls,muffins and pastries....you will feel welcomed here....

Thank rel578
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling through the US, as Eurpeans we were starting to feel a little deprived of good coffee. The main thing in the US seems to be "drip"coffee and for us that just doesn't do. Walking through Mariposa we talked to a couple of nice ladies...More

Thank Jamesrvp
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had the chai and a vanilla latte to drink and the cinnamon rolls to eat. A great way to start the day of touring in Yosemite National Park. Each piece has about four mini rolls of gooey goodness slathered with cream cheese frosting that...More

1  Thank Carissa S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I've always loved Pony Expresso; we've been customers of theirs for years. The coffee is great, their beans are wonderful, the food is good and, of course, the service is awesome! But recently we stayed in their vacation rental home - what a wonderful choice...More

Thank abrockca
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee on our bike ride and lived it! The people were really nice and the coffee was good. The muffin I ordered was excellent! We will make this a regular stop!

Thank Mamjensen
Reviewed 20 February 2017

As a former newspaper editor I initially passed up this place based solely on the word play in the name. I'm glad I looked past it. The people were great, the coffee was solid, and the environment is everything you want in a small-town coffee...More

Thank Stephen C
p0ny_girl4996, Owner at Pony Expresso, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thanks for looking past the play on words ;0) and I'm so glad you enjoyed your coffee experience!

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this Coffee House for years and I've never found better Coffee anywhere else. The best tasting Coffee I've ever had, whether it's fresh to go or for resting and snacking... WiFi provided too. Certified Organic, roasted to perfection. Several varieties of...More

Thank sallydupre
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great espresso coffee, fast. Unique decor and the same style as Australian cafes. We had the frittatas for breakfast. They were so delicious and creamy, yum!

1  Thank MXF79
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Across the street from our hotel. Very good quality and fast service. Only issue are their hours... they close at 4:30.

1  Thank ingchapin
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I love supporting the local mom & pop shops and always enjoy the coffee drinks here in this hole in the wall coffee shop. Friendly staff and fast service. There is also a good selection of baked goods.

Thank Denise B
p0ny_girl4996, Owner at Pony Expresso, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

We are SO happy when we see our "return" visitors ;0) Thanks so much!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5182 Hwy 49 North, Mariposa, CA 95338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
  • Phone Number: +1 209-966-5053
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Come and enjoy the distinctive vibe of Mariposa’s first and largest running coffee house, where good friends gather and new friends meet daily! We are a fun, eclectic shop, voted Mariposa’s Best Coffee 11 years running. Try our wonderful coffee, roasted on the premises, and one of our many homemade menu items. Hang out downstairs with our fun and friendly baristas or chill in our cozy, quiet upstairs loft and utilize our free WiFi.
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