The space has high ceilings and huge windows, which make the shop feel large and sunny and open to the street. There are tables out front, and usually a water dish for dogs near the door. The shop displays work of local artists on the walls. The featured artist changes monthly.
Owner Ryan Stark lives nearby. An employee told me Mr. Stark wanted to open something in the neighborhood he lived in, so when the storefront came available it seemed a perfect match. He's passionate about low-acidity coffee; his favorite is Monsoon Medley, an Indian coffee roasted in Menlo Park.
In 2015 Black Spring Coffee Company received the Best Wi-Fi Free Cafe from the East Bay Express. (Note- this does not mean there is free wifi, it means that there is NO wifi. see note:BE AWARE: there is no wifi here
. If you're looking for wifi, here's a big page about that.
2930 Telegraph Ave
Hours: 6am-9pm daily (yes!!)
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