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Late Night Coffee Shops in San Diego

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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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  1. phee RE: bclum1974 Nov 11, 2007 10:23 PM

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

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      Ewilensky RE: bclum1974 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!

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        normalheightsfoodie RE: bclum1974 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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          honkman RE: normalheightsfoodie 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.

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            normalheightsfoodie RE: honkman Nov 15, 2007 11:42 AM

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

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              honkman RE: normalheightsfoodie Nov 15, 2007 12:47 PM

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

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                Alice Q RE: honkman 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.

        2. Dagney RE: bclum1974 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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            normalheightsfoodie RE: Dagney Nov 19, 2007 12:57 PM

            Lestats is located in Normal Heights, not City Heights.

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            bclum1974 RE: 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 RE: bclum1974 Nov 25, 2007 07:47 AM

              Has anyone tried Commonwealth?

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                araknd RE: bclum1974 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.

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