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Modern Coffee

411 13th St, Tribune Building, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
+1 510-835-8000
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20 Aug 2017
“Awesome small batch coffee at better than most prices!”
5 Apr 2017
“Good coffee, good price, comparatively little hipster preciousness”
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411 13th St, Tribune Building, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Excellent freshly roasted coffee- they use verve, heart, ritual and other quality roasters. A 12 oz. cup of coffee is $2.00 (Ready Made). They feature something called the " One and One," which is a shot of espresso and a macchiato for $3.00!! A selection...More

Thank 100lat
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I used to go here for my morning coffee when I worked in Oakland. The coffee is fantastic: they use blends from artisan roasters, which they also sell by the pound. There can be a line in the morning, but generally it's not an intolerable...More

Thank Anna_E_Hiller
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sometimes the wait can be long, but it is worth it. The menu is diverse and changes seasonally. The pastries are fresh and yummy

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Didn't have a chance to try too much here, but the coffee was good and the service was friendly and prompt. This is a cool little stop under the Tribune building, and seems like it'd be a good place to get some work done. If...More

Thank Napoli-phile21
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was an easy walk from my hotel (the Clarion). Offers a few different coffee varietals. Affordable. A medium black coffee was just a bit over $2.

Thank samijack5
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Any day that starts with a delicious and beautiful cappuccino is going to be awesome. This coffee shop, located next to Oakland Tribune, is first rate. Thank you for taking the time, although there was a long line, to make my day.

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I love this small but incredibly charming cafe. I'm a frequent guest and I have the same thing every single time: a small cappuccino. The thickness of the foam is perfect and the coffee is not too bitter or smoky. Give this place a try...More

Thank Jose O
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This is a great small coffee shop. The barristas know the business and the coffee is FIRST RATE. I really liked the cappucino and the pastries

Thank dougiedd
Reviewed 26 October 2015

An independent coffee house. Friendly servers. Great coffee. A great place to hang out. What a find as I was walking back to my hotel from an all day meeting. A nice latte to enjoy as I decompressed. If you are in Oakland and like...More

Thank SDHydro
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Good jasmine tea, standard city price. Atmosphere is vibrant and trendy. The name captures the style of the place, would return.

Thank Cursive9
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Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 13th St, Tribune Building, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-835-8000
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Our Shops In Uptown & Downtown Oakland Serve Tasty Coffees From Some Fantastic West Coast Roasters Including Chromatic, Counter Culture, Stumptown, Verve As Well As Our Own Modern Roast. Both Shops Are Conveniently Located Near Bart.
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