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237 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2506
+1 530-478-1517
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very friendly. The people they cater too are very local most are hippie's that will keep taking even if you are not there. Kinda gives me the ebbie jebbies. Creepers usually hang out here. Do not be here around dusk or evening. You can find better atmosphere service and good feeling from Caroline's coffee houses. We also have Starbucks... More 

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Thank Aundrea D
Virginia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really enjoyable place! Loved the bathrooms, very creative decorating overall. Food looked good, I didn't have any, but I had an amazing drink which I believe was called Fairy Tea. White chocolate lavender tea, I got it to go, and it was most enjoyable. Mekka has lots of clarity on their dietary restrictions offerings, which is most appreciated. Employees are... More 

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Thank tpadovan
Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place used to fun, now the service and coffee quality doesn't meet my expectations. There are many choices in the area and I wouldn't bother unless you just don't like coffee yet need a caffeine fix.

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Thank celrae2015
Ao Nang, Thailand
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

A great place to meet locals and get connected to the community,often times good musicians around and poets and artists alike. A 215 friendly area you can really see hometown for what it is here

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Thank AC C
Redding, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Blueberry Crisp Bar was very good! Very strong blueberry taste and a generous serving. Other desserts looked equally good!

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Thank R6887JYlaurenc
california
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place needs a good scrub. The drinks are okay. The crowd is not my taste. If you are looking for good coffee then go to The Curly Wolf.

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Thank allofustogether
Nevada City, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great selection, Great Coffee, good prices, unique:) staff. The patronage is equally diverse and will never leave you bored

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Thank DarkBadger
Nevada City, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

the coffee was good and the pastries were off the charts good. I didn't like the cigarette smell from illegal smokers out front.

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Thank 32771Suzy
El Dorado Hills, California
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151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

We stopped here for coffee in a quiet cafe. The place is very atmospheric and fun. There are lots of comfortable chairs, interesting decor, and a piano. We had coffee, expresso, and nice conversation away from the hustle. All was good.

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Thank Laura H
Brentwood, California
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208 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The atmosphere and the vibe of the shop is great. I don't get how so many people have raved about the beverages. I asked for a coffee and got lukewarm cup of average joe pumped out of a thermostat. It explains why they don't provide sleeves for their cups. The coffee is not hot. Go for the vibe not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Commercial St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-478-1517

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