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Portola Coffee Lab

Map & Directions 3313 Hyland Ave., Ste. C
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Bakery, Coffeehouse, Tea
  • Sun 7am-8pm, Mon-Fri 6am-9pm, Sat 7am-9pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • None
  • Not Necessary
  • Free


OC Weekly's Description

Portola Coffee Lab in Costa Mesa is a wonderland whose aesthetics combine sleek and steampunk, whose mileau is hipster yet humble, where tattooed guys with gauges in their earlobes sport lab coats and concoct the best damn coffee in the county. Their sorcery is legit: No matter how you like your coffee, everything comes out with a zap you just won’t find anywhere else, each process and roast offering multiple hues of brilliance. If they can make a caffeine believer out of a non-coffee-drinker, imagine what they’ll do to caffeine fiends!

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  • OC Weekly on 11/21/11

    Voted Best Coffee in OC Weekly's Best Of 2011 Issue! Order the Kyoto Iced Coffee and a chocolate croissant! Click the link to download the Best Of app and view more winners!

  • tharmonyd on 07/24/11

    I paired the ganache infused mocha with the warm chocolate-chocolate croissant. I dipped it in. Now I know the sweet ecstasy Augustus Gloop felt when he drowned in Willy Wonka's chocolate river.

  • Nicholas P. on 06/11/11

    Spend the extra money and have your coffee brewed in the siphon. You'll thank me.

  • kevin g. on 06/25/11

    Coffee here is brewed to perfection with a slayer...essentially best coffee in the OC...

  • @JaumePrimero on 12/23/12

    an interactive Coffee R+D lab where you can actually learn about the subtle nuances of perfecting a cup of joe. Currently sipping my Kyoto Iced Coffee, heaven in a cup.

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