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Coffee With A Beat

458 Perkins St, Oakland, CA 94610-4725
+1 510-835-5282
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jun 2016
“Pure Oakland, with coffee on the side”
20 Jan 2016
“An authentic Oakland coffee house for writers, poets, artists and the rest of us!”
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458 Perkins St, Oakland, CA 94610-4725
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Know any baristas who can give you advice on classic cars, or cruising the Caribbean islands? I do. Nate is an engaging, happy presence. There's also a regular cast of characters to add to the entertainment - joking about last night's game, fighting about politics...More

Thank mattandmargot
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I don't really have a coffee hangout....I don't even drink coffee (though I do love tea) but Coffee With a Beat is one of my favorite neighborhood hangouts. This is the place where you can walk in, say hello and make yourself comfortable sitting with...More

Thank BlackParisTours
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Right across from Lake Merritt Park, so you're gazing at something pleasant. (Not the lake, but the park). I had the Italian soda, my friends did coffee. Quaint group of characters in the shop. It appears to be a very 'local' group of folks. It...More

Thank BonnyZ
Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

I stop at this coffee house whenever I'm in Oakland. The atmosphere is fun, with good music, happy neighbors and great coffee and lox and bagels

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 17 May 2013 via mobile

If you are visiting our beautiful City and happen to be near Fairyland or the NW side of Lake Merrit stop by for some coffee or tea. You can even sit outside and hang with the old dudes.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 September 2011

This is the neighborhood place (all ages, races and graces), right near Lake Merrit. It's not fancy but it is a welcoming classic Oakland spot. The conversations range from politics, to dating tips to jazz.

Thank Theresa M
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  • Address: 458 Perkins St, Oakland, CA 94610-4725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-835-5282
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