Cafés & Coffee Shops in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley
Whether you're looking to grab a cup of coffee in Downtown Redwood City or want to visit a cafe in Burlingame Avenue, you will find it all in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley. Have a sweet tooth? Alexander's Patisserie and SWEET55 has some of the best desserts in the entire peninsula.
Perhaps, you're planning an early visit to the coast? Head to Granolas Coffee House in Half Moon Bay for a healthy breakfast or head to Pacifica for freshly-baked bread at Rosalind Bakery.
Scroll below to learn more about cafés and coffee shops in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley.
Alana’s Café – Located in Burlingame, Alana’s Café serves breakfast and lunch daily and they are the perfect place to enjoy great comfort food in a cozy neighborhood atmosphere. Alana’s has another location in Redwood City featuring four dining rooms offering cozy seating, an outdoor and an ideal location for personal and business-related affairs.
Alexander’s Patisserie – Located in Mountain View, they serve artisan coffee, pastries, and gourmet sandwiches perfect for enjoying in-house or on the go. Elegant handcrafted cakes, tarts, Valrhona chocolates, and French macarons will delight. Definitely one of the best dessert and coffee shops in Silicon Valley.
Bay Watch Burlingame – Serves Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch meals, made fresh for each order. When you visit, they welcome you with a smile, a pot of our Premium Blend coffee, and complimentary newspapers. Bay Watch also features a pet-friendly patio that is available during the warm months, May through October.
Bay Watch San Mateo – Committed to freshness, they begin early each morning, slicing the freshest fruits and vegetables, baking muffins and preparing batters from scratch, using some of the finest ingredients available—never compromising quality. This San Mateo coffee shop should definitely be on your list.
Gigi’s Café & Catering - Family-owned and operated cafe in Burlingame featuring a full deli and espresso bar. Relax and enjoy breakfast and lunch indoors or outside on their beautiful patio overlooking the Lagoon. Come in for a fresh, homemade pastry or the best sandwich in town with very affordable pricing.
Granola’s Coffee House – This Half Moon Bay Coffee House has become the go-to stop for house-made, healthy baked goods- featuring vegan and gluten-free options. Their delicious Kreuzberg coffee and espresso drinks, make them one of the best coffee shops in San Mateo County. Also, make sure to try their egg sandwiches, Belgian Waffles and protein-packed breakfast cookies.
Rosalind Bakery – Located in Pacifica, CA, Rosalind Bakery is just a block away from the ocean. The mellow climate and negative ions produced by the nearby surf have a positive effect on the products they create. Their baked goods are made with flour from the Central Milling Company and they source their cafe menu with seasonally fresh ingredients from producers who are our friends and neighbors.
SWEET55 – Swiss Chocolates & Confections – This establishment uses the world's most sustainable Swiss vendors to source the highest-grade materials for their products. Once it reaches SWEET55, their Swiss-trained chocolatiers use it to create our ever-evolving suite of confections, so you can enjoy them with a happy heart.