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Late Night Coffee Shops in San Diego

bclum1974 Nov 11, 2007 09:47 PM

Does anyone know of any late night coffee shops in the San Diego area. Preferably something that stays open til 1 or 2am, and doesn't mind people doing work there.

Thanks for the help!

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    araknd Dec 30, 2008 08:21 AM

    It's not in central SD, but Studio Diner in Kearney Mesa is open 24/7 and they don't mind you working late night.

    1. Dagney Nov 25, 2007 07:47 AM

      Has anyone tried Commonwealth?

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        bclum1974 Nov 20, 2007 01:04 AM

        Thanks for the suggestions. I was in fact looking for a coffeehouse where I could do my work during the early morning hours. I appreciate the suggestions. Keep them coming!

        1. Dagney Nov 16, 2007 12:11 AM

          I am a regular at Lestat's on graveyard hours and the coffee is always fresh. They have the BEST cookies in City Heights. I think they still use (GASP!) trans fats.

          Ate at Rudford's the other night, had not been there in years. Decent, friendly service, good atmosphere.

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          1. re: Dagney
            normalheightsfoodie Nov 19, 2007 12:57 PM

            Lestats is located in Normal Heights, not City Heights.

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            normalheightsfoodie Nov 14, 2007 09:58 AM

            I think BRIANS in Hillcrest is open very late. City Deli also offers late hours.

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            1. re: normalheightsfoodie
              honkman Nov 14, 2007 10:33 AM

              I wouldn't drink coffee at these places even if you pay me money and I doubt that they will be happy if you do your work there.

              1. re: honkman
                normalheightsfoodie Nov 15, 2007 11:42 AM

                great negative comments, but where is your suggestion of a place to go?

                1. re: normalheightsfoodie
                  honkman Nov 15, 2007 12:47 PM

                  Lestat, Rebecca's, Claire de Luna. But I don't see Brians and City Deli as coffeeshops.

                  1. re: honkman
                    Alice Q Nov 15, 2007 06:52 PM

                    Coffee Shop is a common term for a casual diner-style restaurant. Coffeehouse is more often used for what you are talking about. That being said, I think the original poster probably had something more like the places you have listed in mind - Rebecca's, Urban Grind and Lestat's would be good choices.

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              Ewilensky Nov 12, 2007 01:14 PM

              Rebecca's in South Park (30th and Juniper) is open 24 hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

              Free wireless.

              Yummy scones!

              1. phee Nov 11, 2007 10:23 PM

                I know LeStat's on Adams is open 24 hours.

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